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Scratchwood is an area on the edge of North London.


It was the former name of the London Gateway Services, named after woodland lying between the present M1 and A1.

One of the apocryphal stories of London is that the guns of HMS Belfast, moored next to City Hall, are trained on Stratchwood Services.

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THE STREETS OF SCRATCHWOOD
Bellamy Close, HA8 Bellamy Close is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Knightswood Close, HA8 Knightswood Close is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
London Gateway Service Area, HA8 London Gateway Service Area is a road in the HA8 postcode area
London Gateway Service Area, NW7 London Gateway Service Area is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Luther Close, HA8 Luther Close is a road in the HA8 postcode area



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Post by John Morton: Manor Way, WD6

I remember the following shops along Manor Way: Martins, Bishop’s, the Co Op and Dewhurst.

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Post by LDNnews: Edgware
Severe delays on Jubilee line and problems on the A406

It’s mostly good news if you’re heading out onto the roads this morning with nothing major to report across south west Herts, north London, and west Essex.


https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17818092.severe-delays-jubilee-line-problems-a406/?ref=rss

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Fire causes major damage to car in Barnet

A grass fire caused major damage to a car yesterday afternoon in Barnet.


https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17819092.fire-causes-major-damage-car-barnet/?ref=rss

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Met Office issues ’yellow’ warning for a rainy weekend

This week’s streak of sunshine is coming to an end as a yellow warning has been issued for the weekend.


https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17824723.met-office-issues-39-yellow-39-warning-rainy-weekend/?ref=rss

VIEW THE SCRATCHWOOD AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1750 map does not display.

VIEW THE SCRATCHWOOD AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1800 map does not display.

VIEW THE SCRATCHWOOD AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1830 map does not display.

VIEW THE SCRATCHWOOD AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1860 map does not display.

VIEW THE SCRATCHWOOD AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

Scratchwood

Scratchwood is an area on the edge of North London.

It was the former name of the London Gateway Services, named after woodland lying between the present M1 and A1.

One of the apocryphal stories of London is that the guns of HMS Belfast, moored next to City Hall, are trained on Stratchwood Services.
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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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