Relay Road, W12

Road in/near Shepherds Bush

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Relay Road is a road in the W12 postcode area



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William Salter
William Salter   
Added: 19 Apr 2018 23:42 GMT   
IP: 178.97.107.229
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Post by William Salter: Wedlake Street Baths

The baths and the half penny steps can be seen in the 1962 film the Traitors

Ian Gammons
Ian Gammons   
Added: 3 Apr 2018 08:08 GMT   
IP: 81.131.100.203
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Post by Ian Gammons: Pamber Street, W10

Born in Pamber Street but moved to Harlow, Essex in 1958 when I was three years old. The air wasn?t clean in London and we had to move to cleaner air in Harlow - a new town with very clean air!


Vallie Webster
Vallie Webster   
Added: 16 Mar 2018 03:39 GMT   
IP: 142.114.172.35
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Post by Vallie Webster: Tunis Road, W12

I visited my grandmother who lived on Tunis Road from Canada in approximately 1967-68. I remember the Rag and Bone man who came down the road with a horse and milk delivered to the door with cream on the top. I also remember having to use an outhouse in the back of the row house. No indoor plumbing. We had to have a bath in a big metal tub (like a horse trough) in the middle of the kitchen filled with boiled water on the stove. Very different from Canada. My moms madin name was Hardcastle. Interesting to see the maps. Google maps also brings the world closer.


Norman Norrington
Norman Norrington   
Added: 19 Jan 2018 14:49 GMT   
IP: 90.194.159.199
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Post by Norman Norrington: Blechynden Street, W10

In the photo of Blechynden St on the right hand side the young man in the doorway could be me. That is the doorway of 40 Blechynden St.

I lived there with My Mum Eileen and Dad Bert and Brothers Ron & Peter. I was Born in Du Cane Rd Hosp. Now Hammersmith Hosp.

Left there with my Wife Margaret and Daughter Helen and moved to Stevenage. Mum and Dad are sadly gone.

I now live on my own in Bedfordshire, Ron in Willesden and Pete in Hayling Island.

Have many happy memories of the area and go back 3/4 times a year now 75 but it pulls back me still.

BRIAN WYBROW Ph.D. (Lond.)
BRIAN WYBROW Ph.D. (Lond.)   
Added: 27 Dec 2017 14:48 GMT   
IP: 81.155.184.148
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Post by BRIAN WYBROW Ph.D. (Lond.): Maxilla Gardens, W10

I lived at 11A Maxilla Gardens W10 (now partly gone, but what is left is called Maxilla Walk).
I have provided an account of life in Maxilla gardens on the following website; so, to avoid repetition, please visit this link:


https://northkensingtonhistories.wordpress.com/2016/05/08/maxilla-gardens/

Best wishes to all.

Brian

Mary Harris
Mary Harris   
Added: 19 Dec 2017 17:12 GMT   
IP: 217.63.194.106
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Post by Mary Harris: 31 Princedale Road, W11

John and I were married in 1960 and we bought, or rather acquired a mortgage on 31 Princedale Road in 1961 for £5,760 plus another two thousand for updating plumbing and wiring, and installing central heating, a condition of our mortgage. It was the top of what we could afford.

We chose the neighbourhood by putting a compass point on John’s office in the City and drawing a reasonable travelling circle round it because we didn’t want him to commute. I had recently returned from university in Nigeria, where I was the only white undergraduate and where I had read a lot of African history in addition to the subject I was studying, and John was still recovering from being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese in the Far East in WW2. This is why we rejected advice from all sorts of people not to move into an area where there had so recently bee

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Maria Russ
Maria Russ   
Added: 7 Dec 2017 09:46 GMT   
IP: 47.72.255.177
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Post by Maria Russ: Middle Row Bus Garage

My mum worked as a Clippie out from Middle Row Bus Garage and was conductress to George Marsh Driver. They travel the City and out to Ruislip and Acton duiring the 1950’s and 1960’s. We moved to Langley and she joined Windsor Bus Garage and was on the Greenline buses after that. It was a real family of workers from Middle Row and it formed a part of my early years in London. I now live in New Zealand, but have happy memories of the early years of London Transport and Middle Row Garage.
Still have mum’s bus badge.

Happy times they were.

David Jones-Parry
David Jones-Parry   
Added: 3 Oct 2017 13:29 GMT   
IP: 81.156.41.30
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Post by David Jones-Parry: Tavistock Crescent, W11

I was born n bred at 25 Mc Gregor Rd in 1938 and lived there until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957. It was a very interesting time what with air raid shelters,bombed houses,water tanks all sorts of areas for little boys to collect scrap and sell them on.no questions asked.A very happy boyhood ,from there we could visit most areas of London by bus and tube and we did.

Debbie hobbs
Debbie hobbs    
Added: 19 Sep 2017 09:08 GMT   
IP: 92.40.89.28
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Post by Debbie hobbs : Raymede Street, W10

I SUPPLIED THE PICTURE ABOVE GIVEN TO TOM VAGUE TO PASS ON... ITS DATE IS C1906 ..IN THE DISTANCE IS RACKHAM STREET WITH ITS MISSION HALL, HEWER STREET TO THE RIGHT

Susan Wright
Susan Wright   
Added: 16 Sep 2017 22:42 GMT   
IP: 120.154.67.244
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Post by Susan Wright: Bramley Mews, W10

My Great Grandmother Ada Crowe was born in 9 Bramley Mews in 1876.

David Jones-Parry
David Jones-Parry   
Added: 7 Sep 2017 12:13 GMT   
IP: 86.152.78.135
4:11:51566
Post by David Jones-Parry: Mcgregor Road, W11

I lived at 25 Mc Gregor Rd from 1938 my birth until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957.Our house sided onto Ridgeways Laundry All Saints Rd. I had a happy boyhood living there

LDNnews
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Added: 23 Apr 2018 05:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Barons Court
Women’s Champions League: Chelsea Ladies 1-3 VfL Wolfsburg
Chelsea concede three away goals on their way to defeat by Wolfsburg in the first leg of their Women’s Champions League semi-final.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43841822

LDNnews
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Added: 23 Apr 2018 01:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Shepherds Bush

Renee transformed into the iconic actress Judy Garland, as she filmed further scenes with her co-star Finn Wittrock in East London on Wednesday.


Renee transformed into the iconic actress Judy Garland, as she filmed further scenes with her co-star Finn Wittrock in East London on Wednesday.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-5643049/Renee-Zellweger-transforms-Judy-Garland-biopic-film-East-London.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 22 Apr 2018 09:40 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Goldhawk Road
Shepherd’s Bush Jailed After Stabbing Man With Scissors
Dennis Gayle gets six years inside for attack in Notting Hill

http://www.shepherdsbushw12.com/default.asp?section=info&page=concrime155.htm

LDNnews
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Added: 22 Apr 2018 05:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Barons Court
Woman forced to the ground and raped in horrific attack in north London mews
Police are hunting a man after a woman was followed into a narrow street before being forced to the ground and raped in a terrifying attack.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/woman-forced-to-the-ground-and-raped-in-horrific-attack-in-north-london-mews-a3820066.html

LDNnews
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Added: 22 Apr 2018 01:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Shepherds Bush

Windrush grandmother blocked from UK after sister’s funeral


Windrush grandmother blocked from UK after sister’s funeral


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5641761/Sick-Windrush-grandmother-81-blocked-UK-sisters-funeral.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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VIEW THE SHEPHERDS BUSH AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE SHEPHERDS BUSH AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE SHEPHERDS BUSH AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE SHEPHERDS BUSH AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE SHEPHERDS BUSH AREA IN THE 1900s
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Shepherds Bush

Shepherd's Bush is an area of west London in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.

Although it is primarily residential in character, its focus is the shopping area of Shepherd's Bush Green, with the Westfield shopping centre lying a short distance to the north. The main thoroughfares are Uxbridge Road, Goldhawk Road and Askew Road, all containing a large number of small and mostly independent shops, pubs and restaurants. The Loftus Road football stadium in Shepherd's Bush is home to Queens Park Rangers F.C.. In 2011, the population of the area was 39,724.

The district is bounded by Hammersmith to the south, Holland Park and Notting Hill to the east, Harlesden to the north and by Acton and Chiswick to the west. White City forms the northern part of Shepherd's Bush. Shepherd's Bush comprises the Shepherd's Bush Green, Askew, and White City wards.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Beaumont Arms:   The former Beaumont Arms at 170 Uxbridge Road has been known by later names such as "Edwards" and "The Defectors Weld".
Blue Peter Garden:   
Latimer Road:   A station not named after the road it stands on
Shepherd's Bush Market:   Shepherd’s Bush Market is a station on both the Hammersmith & City and Circle lines.
Shepherd's Bush Market:   Shepherd’s Bush Market is a street market located on the east side of the railway viaduct for the Hammersmith and City Tube line.
Shepherds Bush:   Shepherd's Bush is an area of west London in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.
White City:   White City was the place which defined the modern Marathon.
Wood Lane:   Although Wood Lane is on an Underground Line which has been in operation since 1864, the station is newer.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Franco-British Exhibition:   In 1908, the Franco-British Exhibition was constructed over a 140-acre site at White City in London.
Wood Lane (1914) :   Wood Lane - apparently London’s "go-to" station.
Wood Lane cottages (1890):   Old cottages in Wood Lane, c. 1890.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Aldine Street, W12 · Ariel Way, W12 · Augustus Close, W12 · Bard Road, W10 · Batman Close, W12 · Bourbon Lane, W12 · Bramley Mews, W10 · Bramley Road, W10 · Bramley Road, W11 · Bulwer Street, W12 · Caxton Road, W12 · Coningham Road, W12 · Coverdale Road, W12 · Depot Road, W12 · Devonport Road, W12 · Evesham Street, W11 · Freston Road, W10 · Frithville Gardens, W12 · Frog Island, W12 · Godolphin Road, W12 · Goldhawk Mews, W12 · Goldhawk Road, W12 · Hetley Road, W12 · Hopgood Street, W12 · Latimer Road, W10 · Lime Grove, W12 · Lockton Street, W10 · Macfarlane Road, W12 · Market Approach, W12 · Martin Street, W10 · Media Village, W5 · Nicholas Road, W11 · Olaf Street, W11 · Pennard Road, W12 · Relay Road, W12 · Rockley Court, W14 · Samuels Close, W6 · Scotts Road, W12 · Shalfleet Drive, W10 · Shepherd’s Bush Green, W12 · Shepherds Bush Road, W12 · Shepherd’s Bush Place, W12 · Silchester Terrace, W10 · Silver Road, W12 · St. Stephen’s Avenue, W12 · Stable Way, W10 · Sterne Street, W12 · Stowe Road, W12 · Tadmor Street, W12 · The Network, W12 · The Trail, W12 · Thornfield Road, W12 · Uxbridge Road, W12 · Vinery Way, W12 · Vinery Way, W6 · Warbeck Road, W12 · Waynflete Square, W10 · Waynflete Square, W10 · Wellesley Avenue, W6 · West Cross Route, W11 · Westfield Way, W12 · White City Close, W12 · White City Road, W12 · Wingate Road, W12 · Wingate Road, W6 · Wood Lane, SM7 · Wood Lane, W12 · Woodger Road, W12 · Woodstock Grove, W12 ·

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Hidden London
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Londonist
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British History Online
Digital library of key printed primary and secondary sources.
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Maps


Inner West London (1932) FREE DOWNLOAD
1930s map covering East Acton, Holland Park, Kensington, Notting Hill, Olympia, Shepherds Bush and Westbourne Park,
George Philip & Son, Ltd./London Geographical Society, 1932

Central London, north west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

John Rocque Map of Ealing and Acton (1762)
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map covers an area from Greenford in the northwest to Hammersmith in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
London Transport

The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
London Transport

Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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