Lancefield Coachworks

Industrial unit in/near Queens Park Estate, existed between 1921 and 1948

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Lancefield Coachworks was a builder of bespoke bodies for expensive car chassis always introducing sporting elements into designs.

Lancefield operated as coachbuilders from 1921 to 1948 then switched their business to aircraft components which had been their wartime activity. They were based in London at Wrenfield Place, Herries Street, Queen’s Park, W10.

It was set up by the Gaisford brothers - Harry, Edwin and Bob - and George Warboys. The Gaisford Brothers had learned the coachbuilding trade at the Grosvenor Carriage Company, as had head designer Jock Betteridge.

Initially known as Gaisford & Warboys they worked from Lancefield Street in Queen’s Park then on moving to nearby Beethoven Street changed their business’s name to Lancefield Coachworks later incorporating a company of that same name.

Early commissions were primarily on Rolls-Royce and Bentley chassis. More than 150 bodies for Rolls chassis were built prior to the outbreak of World War II.

During World War II, Lancefield manufactured parts for the De Havilland Mosquito.

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I didn’t come from Shirland Mews, but stayed there when my father was visiting friends, sometime in the mid to late forties. As I was only a very young child I don’t remember too much. I seem to think there were the old stables or garages with the living accommodation above. My Mother came from Malvern Road which I think was near Shirland Mews. I remember a little old shop which had a "milk cow outside". So I was told, it was attached to the front of the shop and you put some money in and the milk would be dispensed into your container. Not too sure if it was still in use then. Just wonder if anyone else remembers it.yz5
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I was born at 63netherwood street.need to know who else lived there.i think I moved out because of a fire but not sure
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Queens Park Estate

The part of Queen's Park which is in the W10 postcode and City of Westminster, is known as the Queens Park Estate.

It was built from 1874 by the Artisans, Labourers & General Dwellings Company. The architecture of that estate of some 2000 small houses is distinctively Gothic-revival, with polychrome brickwork, pinnacles and turrets along the bigger roads.

It retains First Avenue, Second Avenue etc up to Sixth Avenue, and originally had streets A-P. The street names have been made into full words, (Alperton Street, Barfett Street, Caird Street, Droop Street, Embrook Street, Farrant Street, Galton Street, Huxley Street, Ilbert Street, Kilravock Street, Lothrop Street, Marne Street, Nutbourne Street, Oliphant Street, Peach Street).

It was on this estate that the first QPR footballers had their homes.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Beethoven Street School:   Beethoven Street School was opened in 1881 to serve the community of the newly-built Queen's Park Estate.
Kensal House:   There are two Kensal Houses in London W10 - this was the original
Kilburn Lane Farm:   A farm existed in Kilburn Lane until the 1860s, by which time it had been disrupted by the railway line.
Lads of the Village:   One of the signature public houses along Kensal Road.
Portobello Arms:   The Portobello Arms was a former pub in Kensal Town, established in 1842.
Queen's Park:   Queen's Park lies between Kilburn and Kensal Green, developed from 1875 onwards and named to honour Queen Victoria.
Queens Park Estate:   The part of Queen's Park which is in the W10 postcode and City of Westminster, is known as the Queens Park Estate.
Queen’s Park Library:   Queen’s Park Library was built to improve the minds of the new Queen’s Park Estate residents.
Saint John the Evangelist:   Saint John’s Church stands on the busy crossroads of Harrow Road, Kilburn Lane and Ladbroke Grove and on the boundaries of the London Boroughs of Brent, Kensington and the City of Westminster, in which it stands.
Selby Square, W10:   Selby Square is a walkway in the Queen’s Park Estate


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Corner of Caird Street and Lancefield Street (1910):   2015
Harrow Road (1920s):   Harrow Road in the 1920s, looking south east towards the Prince of Wales pub and the Emmanuel Church spire.
Hudson's the chemist (1906):   Hudson's, a chemist shop, stood on the corner of Ilbert Street and Third Avenue in the Queen's Park estate.
Lothrop Street (1907):   2015


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alderson Street, W10 · Allington Road, NW6 · Allington Road, W10 · Alperton Street, W10 · Ashmore Road, W9 · Banister Road, W10 · Barfett Street, W10 · Beethoven Street, W10 · Bravington Road, W10 · Bravington Road, W9 · Briar Walk, W10 · Bruckner Street, W10 · Brunel Mews, W10 · Caird Street, W10 · Caird Street, W9 · Claremont Road, W10 · Claremont Road, W9 · Coomassie Road, W9 · Dart Street, W10 · Dowland Street, W10 · Droop Street, W10 · Dudley Road, NW6 · Embrook Street, W10 · Enbrook Street, W10 · Farrant Street, W10 · Fifth Avenue, W10 · First Avenue, W10 · Fourth Avenue, W10 · Galton Street, W10 · Galton Street, W10 · Harvist Road, NW6 · Hawthorn Walk, W10 · Heather Walk, W10 · Heather Walk, W10 · Herries Street, W10 · Huxley Street, W10 · Ilbert Street, W10 · Kilburn Lane, NW6 · Kilburn Lane, W10 · Kilburn Lane, W9 · Kilravock Street, W10 · Kingswood Avenue, NW6 · Lancefield Street, W10 · Lapford Close, W9 · Lothrop Street, W10 · Maple Walk, W10 · Marban Road, W9 · Marne Street, W10 · Montrose Avenue, NW6 · Mozart Street, W10 · Nutbourne Street, W10 · Oliphant Street, W10 · Onslow Close, W10 · Park Mews, W10 · Parry Road, W10 · Peach Road, W10 · Portnall Road, W9 · Riverton Close, W9 · Second Avenue, W10 · Severn Avenue, W10 · Sixth Avenue, W10 · Summerfield Avenue, NW6 · Symphony Mews, W10 · The Arches, W10 · The Quadrant, W10 · Third Avenue, W10 · Tolhurst Drive, W10 · William Dunbar House, NW6 · William Saville House, NW6 ·


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