The Directors Arms/Bull and Tiger
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Added: 18 Mar 2018 09:23 GMT
|Post by Marian: High Street Barnet|
No, it?s not the parade of shops you mention, it?s Middle Row which was demolished in 1889 and was situated to the south of the parish church literally in the middle of the High Street!
Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters )
Added: 21 Jan 2018 13:45 GMT
|Post by Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters ): Thrift Farm|
My parents moved to 1 Thrift Farm lane Borehamwood in 1947 from London, the farm was next to their house, it was a dirt track leading to the house. In front of our house was a cornfield we often had pigs come in our front garden and i would walk to the farm to see the animals particularly the sheep. They built a tarmac road when Holmshill school was built, and we no longer had a wonderful view of lovely cornfields was such a shame.
Added: 19 Dec 2017 20:11 GMT
|Post by Scott Hatton: 12 Wansford Park, WD6|
We moved to 12 Wansford Park during August 1960, moving out during 1967.
My parents had managed to wangle themselves into a house in London W10 which was due to be demolished by the local council. Thus the council moved them into a much better place (inside toilet!) opposite Tempsford Green in Borehamwood.
Added: 1 Dec 2017 14:50 GMT
|Post by John Dye: Cool Oak Lane, NW9|
I lived at Queensbury Road, Kingsbury during World War II and used to play regularly along the edge of the Welsh Harp. About halfway along Cool Oak Lane on the south side was a pond we used to call Froggy Pond. It was the only place I ever saw a water scorpion, Nepa cinerea.
At the end of the war, all the street air raid shelters were knocked down and the rubble was piled up on the ground south of the Cool Oak Lane bridge, on the Hendon side. I remember that this heap of rubble became infested with rats and I used to watch them from the bridge. I was told that an old house on the south side of Cool Oak Lane (Woodfield House?) was once owned by the wife of Horatio Nelson. I think it later became the nurseries for plants grown for the Hendon parks.
Added: 26 Nov 2017 22:52 GMT
|Post by Lesley carlton: Embry Drive, HA7|
I use to live in embry drive when it was an RAF station with my family and I went to Belmont school.cm
Added: 17 Nov 2017 14:36 GMT
|Post by John Morton: Manor Way, WD6|
I remember the following shops along Manor Way: Martins, Bishop’s, the Co Op and Dewhurst.
Added: 24 Sep 2017 22:22 GMT
|Post by Ron: Colindale|
The leather business and ’Leatherville’ was set up by Arthur Garstin, not GARSTON.
Added: 13 Jul 2017 21:22 GMT
|Post by Martina: Schweppes Factory|
The site is now a car shop and Angels Fancy Dress shop and various bread factories are there.
Added: 30 Jun 2017 15:58 GMT
|Post by Scott Hatton: Borehamwood|
I was brought up in Borehamwood - first in Wansford Park and later in Theobald Street.
Added: 30 Jun 2017 15:46 GMT
|Post by Irene Smith: Keystone Passage, WD6|
My mother worked at Keystones in the 1940 before she was married.
She later worked at home which a lot of people did. You would often see people walking around Boreham Wood with boxes filled with piecework for the factory.
Added: 21 Jul 2019 00:30 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Mill Hill East|
We Are London: Taxi drivers write ’anthem’ for capital
A group of London taxi drivers have joined together to celebrate the capital.
Added: 21 Jul 2019 00:20 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central|
Arsenal 3 Fiorentina 0: Eddie Nketiah and Joe Willock strike in International Champions Cup victory
Eddie Nketiah continued his impressive pre-season goal-scoring streak with a match-winning brace in Arsenal’s 3-0 victory over Fiorentina on Saturday.
Added: 20 Jul 2019 23:20 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central|
Real Madrid star Eden Hazard to wear number 50 shirt on anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing
Eden Hazard is used to making small steps in very quick succession, and history will be looking down on the winger as he makes his Real Madrid debut.
Added: 20 Jul 2019 15:40 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Canons Park|
Sadiq Khan accused of cover up in Croydon tram crash
A Conservative politician has accused the Mayor of London of a cover up in the wake of the Croydon tram crash.
Added: 20 Jul 2019 15:40 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Burnt Oak|
These are the areas of Wandsworth where anti-social behaviour related crimes have most been reported
Hundreds of anti-social behaviour related were reported in Wandsworth for a single month, and the wards where these crimes were most flagged up to police have now been revealed.
Added: 20 Jul 2019 15:30 GMT
|Post by LDNnews: Brent Cross|
Liverpool 2 Dortmund 3: BVB ruthless vs former boss Jurgen Klopp in USA pre-season tour win
Liverpool fell to a 3-2 pre-season defeat against Jurgen Klopp’s former club Borussia Dortmund at Notre Dame.
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