Middleway, NW11

Road in/near Hampstead Garden Suburb

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Road · Hampstead Garden Suburb · NW11 ·
JANUARY
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Middleway is part of Hampstead Garden Suburb





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MARY RUSHTON-BEALES   
Added: 25 Jan 2021 17:58 GMT   

MY GRANDMA GREW UP HERE - 100 WILLIFIELD WAY
MY GRANDMA WINIFRED AND HER BROTHERS ERIC AND JEFF LIVED AT 100 WILLIFIELD WAY. THEY WERE PART OF THE HAMPSTEAD GARDEN SUBURB SOCIAL EXPERIMENT. GRANDMA ALWAYS TALKED ABOUT WILLIFIELD WAY AND HER LIFE IN HAMPSTEAD GARDEN SUBURB WITH GREAT AFFECTION. SHE WAS CONVINCED THAT THEY HAD BETTER EDUCATION BECAUSE THEY LIVED THERE. NOT LONG AGO MY BROTHER AND I TOOK THE TRAIN TO THIS PART OF LONDON AND WALKED DOWN THE ROAD. THE HOUSE IS STILL THERE

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Lived here
   
Added: 10 Dec 2020 23:51 GMT   

Wellgarth Road, NW11
I lived at 15 Wellgarth Road with my parents and family from 1956 until I left home in the 70s and continued to visit my mother there until she moved in the early 80s. On the first day we moved in we kids raced around the garden and immediately discovered an air raid shelter that ran right underneath the house which I assume was added in the run-up to WW2. There was a basement room with its own entrance off the garden and right opposite where the air raid shelter emerged. In no time at all up high near the ceiling of this room, we discovered a door which, while we were little enough, we could enter by standing on some item of furniture, haul ourselves in and hide from the grownups. That room was soundproof enough for us kids to make a racket if we wanted to. But not too loud if my dad was playing billiards in the amazing wood-panelled room immediately above. We had no idea that we were living in such an historical building. To us it was just fun - and home!

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LATEST LONDON-WIDE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PROJECT

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Richard Lake   
Added: 28 Sep 2022 09:37 GMT   

Trade Union Official
John William Lake snr moved with his family to 22 De Laune Street in 1936. He was the London Branch Secretary for the Street Masons, Paviours and Road Makers Union. He had previously lived in Orange St now Copperfield St Southwark but had been forced to move because the landlord didn’t like him working from home and said it broke his lease.
John William snr died in 1940. His son John William Lake jnr also became a stone mason and at the end of World War two he was responsible for the engraving of the dates of WW2 onto the Cenotaph in Whitehall.

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Lived here
Julie   
Added: 22 Sep 2022 18:30 GMT   

Well Walk, NW3 (1817 - 1818)
The home of Benthy, the Postman, with whom poet John Keats and his brother Tom lodged from early 1817 to Dec., 1818. They occupied the first floor up. Here Tom died Dec. 1, 1818. It was next door to the Welles Tavern then called ’The Green Man’."

From collected papers and photos re: No. 1 Well Walk at the library of Harvard University.

Source: No. 1, Well Walk, Hampstead. | HOLLIS for

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Comment
   
Added: 4 Sep 2022 15:42 GMT   

Superman 2
I worked here in 1977. The scene in the prison laundry in Superman 2 was filmed here.

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TUM   
Added: 27 Aug 2022 10:22 GMT   

The Underground Map
Michael Faraday successfully demonstrated the first electrical transformer at the Royal Institute, London.

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Admin   
Added: 26 Aug 2022 15:19 GMT   

Bus makes a leap
A number 78 double-decker bus driven by Albert Gunter was forced to jump an accidentally opening Tower Bridge.

He was awarded a £10 bonus.

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Admin   
Added: 26 Aug 2022 12:44 GMT   

The world’s first underground train
The very first underground train left Paddington on the new Metropolitan Railway bound for Farringdon Street.

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Admin   
Added: 26 Aug 2022 12:41 GMT   

Baker Street
Baker Street station opened on the Metropolitan Railway - the world’s first underground line.

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Added: 26 Aug 2022 12:17 GMT   

TV comes to Olympia
Over 7000 people queued to see the first high definition television pictures on sets at the Olympia Radio Show. The pictures were transmitted by the BBC from Alexandra Palace, introduced by Leslie Mitchell, their first announcer.

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Elephant Field The grazing elephants of Hampstead Garden Suburb...
Hampstead Garden Suburb Hampstead Garden Suburb is a suburb, north of Hampstead, west of Highgate, and east of Golders Green. It is an example of early twentieth-century domestic architecture and town planning located in the London Borough of Barnet in northwest London.

NEARBY STREETS
Bigwood Road, NW11 Bigwood Road, lies in Hampstead Garden Suburb
Blandford Close, N2 Blandford Close, was planned as part of Hampstead Garden Suburb
Brunner Close, NW11 Brunner Close is in an area of Hampstead Garden Suburb
Bute Mews, N2 Bute Mews lies behind Market Place.
Carlyle Close, N2 Carlyle Close lies within the N2 postal area
Central Square, NW11 Central Square was the original centre of Hampstead Garden Suburb due to the further development of the Suburb in the 1920s and 1930s, it is now located towards the west.
Chatham Close, NW11 Chatham Close is in the Hampstead Garden Suburb part of the NW11 area
Constable Close, NW11 Constable Close lies within the NW11 postal area
Cotman Close, NW11 Cotman Close, was planned as part of Hampstead Garden Suburb
Crosby Court, N2 Crosby Court is in an area of Hampstead Garden Suburb
Denman Drive North, NW11 Denman Drive North is one of two spurs of Denman Drive.
Denman Drive South, NW11 Denman Drive South was laid out in 1915.
Denman Drive, NW11 Denman Drive leads off Erskine Hill.
Emmott Close, NW11 Emmott Close is a location in Hampstead Garden Suburb
Greenhalgh Walk, N2 Greenhalgh Walk, was planned as part of Hampstead Garden Suburb
Grey Close, NW11 Grey Close is in the Hampstead Garden Suburb part of the NW11 area
Heathgate, NW11 Heathgate is part of Hampstead Garden Suburb
Hill Close, NW11 Hill Close forms an intimate cul de sac rising towards Central Square.
Hurst Close, NW11 Hurst Close is part of Hampstead Garden Suburb
Kingsley Close, NW11 Kingsley Close is in Hampstead Garden Suburb
Kingsley Way, N2 Kingsley Way, lies in Hampstead Garden Suburb
Linden Lea, N2 Linden Lea, was planned as part of Hampstead Garden Suburb
Litchfield Way, NW11 Litchfield Way is in the Hampstead Garden Suburb part of the NW11 area
Market Place, N2 Market Place formed part of Unwin’s 1911-12 plan for the ‘New (Hampstead Garden) Suburb’
Meadway Close, NW11 Meadway Close is in the Hampstead Garden Suburb area
Meadway Court, NW11 Meadway Court was designed by G.L. Sutcliffe in 1913.
Meadway, NW11 Meadway is in Hampstead Garden Suburb
North Square, NW11 North Square is in an area of Hampstead Garden Suburb
Northway, NW11 Northway runs from Central Square to Falloden Way.
Oakwood Road, NW11 Oakwood Road was laid out during the second phase of Hampstead Garden Suburb.
Raeburn Close, NW11 Raeburn Close is in the Hampstead Garden Suburb part of the NW11 area
Rowan Walk, N2 Rowan Walk is in the Hampstead Garden Suburb part of the N2 area
Ruskin Close, NW11 Ruskin Close is part of Hampstead Garden Suburb
South Square, NW11 South Square is the name of the southern part of Central Square, Hampstead Garden Suburb.
Southway, NW11 Southway is in Hampstead Garden Suburb
Spencer Drive, N2 Spencer Drive is in an area of Hampstead Garden Suburb
Sutcliffe Close, NW11 Sutcliffe Close, was planned as part of Hampstead Garden Suburb
Thornton Way, NW11 Thornton Way, lies in Hampstead Garden Suburb

NEARBY PUBS
Papillion Lounge Bar This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.


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Hampstead Garden Suburb

Hampstead Garden Suburb is a suburb, north of Hampstead, west of Highgate, and east of Golders Green. It is an example of early twentieth-century domestic architecture and town planning located in the London Borough of Barnet in northwest London.

The master plan was prepared by Barry Parker and Sir Raymond Unwin.


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Bute Mews
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In the neighbourhood...

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View towards Central Square
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Bute Mews
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South Square
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