Falcondale Court, NW10

Block in/near Park Royal

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Christine D Elliott   
Added: 20 Mar 2023 15:52 GMT   

The Blute Family
My grandparents, Frederick William Blute & Alice Elizabeth Blute nee: Warnham lived at 89 Blockhouse Street Deptford from around 1917.They had six children. 1. Alice Maragret Blute (my mother) 2. Frederick William Blute 3. Charles Adrian Blute 4. Violet Lillian Blute 5. Donald Blute 6. Stanley Vincent Blute (Lived 15 months). I lived there with my family from 1954 (Birth) until 1965 when we were re-housed for regeneration to the area.
I attended Ilderton Road School.
Very happy memories of that time.


Pearl Foster   
Added: 20 Mar 2023 12:22 GMT   

Dukes Place, EC3A
Until his death in 1767, Daniel Nunes de Lara worked from his home in Dukes Street as a Pastry Cook. It was not until much later the street was renamed Dukes Place. Daniel and his family attended the nearby Bevis Marks synagogue for Sephardic Jews. The Ashkenazi Great Synagogue was established in Duke Street, which meant Daniel’s business perfectly situated for his occupation as it allowed him to cater for both congregations.

Dr Paul Flewers   
Added: 9 Mar 2023 18:12 GMT   

Some Brief Notes on Hawthorne Close / Hawthorne Street
My great-grandparents lived in the last house on the south side of Hawthorne Street, no 13, and my grandmother Alice Knopp and her brothers and sisters grew up there. Alice Knopp married Charles Flewers, from nearby Hayling Road, and moved to Richmond, Surrey, where I was born. Leonard Knopp married Esther Gutenberg and lived there until the street was demolished in the mid-1960s, moving on to Tottenham. Uncle Len worked in the fur trade, then ran a pet shop in, I think, the Kingsland Road.

From the back garden, one could see the almshouses in the Balls Pond Road. There was an ink factory at the end of the street, which I recall as rather malodorous.


Added: 7 Mar 2023 17:14 GMT   

Andover Road, N7 (1939 - 1957)
My aunt, Doris nee Curtis (aka Jo) and her husband John Hawkins (aka Jack) ran a small general stores at 92 Andover Road (N7). I have found details in the 1939 register but don’t know how long before that it was opened.He died in 1957. In the 1939 register he is noted as being an ARP warden for Islington warden


Added: 2 Mar 2023 13:50 GMT   

The Queens Head
Queens Head demolished and a NISA supermarket and flats built in its place.

Added: 28 Feb 2023 18:09 GMT   

6 Elia Street
When I was young I lived in 6 Elia Street. At the end of the garden there was a garage owned by Initial Laundries which ran from an access in Quick Street all the way up to the back of our garden. The fire exit to the garage was a window leading into our garden. 6 Elia Street was owned by Initial Laundry.

Added: 21 Feb 2023 11:39 GMT   

Error on 1800 map numbering for John Street
The 1800 map of Whitfield Street (17 zoom) has an error in the numbering shown on the map. The houses are numbered up the right hand side of John Street and Upper John Street to #47 and then are numbered down the left hand side until #81 BUT then continue from 52-61 instead of 82-91.

P Cash   
Added: 19 Feb 2023 08:03 GMT   

Occupants of 19-29 Woburn Place
The Industrial Tribunals (later changed to Employment Tribunals) moved (from its former location on Ebury Bridge Road to 19-29 Woburn Place sometime in the late 1980s (I believe).

19-29 Woburn Place had nine floors in total (one in the basement and two in its mansard roof and most of the building was occupied by the Tribunals

The ’Head Office’ of the tribunals, occupied space on the 7th, 6th and 2nd floors, whilst one of the largest of the regional offices (London North but later called London Central) occupied space in the basement, ground and first floor.

The expansive ground floor entrance had white marble flooring and a security desk. Behind (on evey floor) lay a square (& uncluttered) lobby space, which was flanked on either side by lifts. On the rear side was an elegant staircase, with white marble steps, brass inlays and a shiny brass handrail which spiralled around an open well. Both staircase, stairwell and lifts ran the full height of the building. On all floors from 1st upwards, staff toilets were tucked on either side of the staircase (behind the lifts).

Basement Floor - Tribunal hearing rooms, dormant files store and secure basement space for Head Office. Public toilets.

Geound Floor - The ’post’ roon sat next to the entrance in the northern side, the rest of which was occupied by the private offices of the full time Tribunal judiciary. Thw largest office belonged to the Regional Chair and was situated on the far corner (overlooking Tavistock Square) The secretary to the Regional Chair occupied a small office next door.
The south side of this floor was occupied by the large open plan General Office for the administration, a staff kitchen & rest room and the private offices of the Regional Secretary (office manager) and their deputy.

First Dloor - Tribunal hearing rooms; separate public waiting rooms for Applicants & Respondents; two small rooms used by Counsel (on a ’whoever arrives first’ bases) and a small private rest room for use by tribunal lay members.

Second Floor - Tribunal Hearing Rooms; Tribunal Head Office - HR & Estate Depts & other tennants.

Third Floor - other tennants

Fourth Floor - other tennants

Fifth Floor - Other Tennants except for a large non-smoking room for staff, (which overlooked Tavistock Sqaure). It was seldom used, as a result of lacking any facities aside from a meagre collection of unwanted’ tatty seating. Next to it, (overlooking Tavistock Place) was a staff canteen.

Sixth Floor - Other tennants mostly except for a few offices on the northern side occupied by tribunal Head Office - IT Dept.

Seventh Floor - Other tenants in the northern side. The southern (front) side held the private offices of several senior managers (Secretariat, IT & Finance), private office of the Chief Accuntant; an office for two private secretaries and a stationary cupboard. On the rear side was a small kitchen; the private office of the Chief Executive and the private office of the President of the Tribunals for England & Wales. (From 1995 onwards, this became a conference room as the President was based elsewhere. The far end of this side contained an open plan office for Head Office staff - Secretariat, Finance & HR (staff training team) depts.

Eighth Floor - other tennants.

The Employment Tribunals (Regional & Head Offices) relocated to Vitory House, Kingsway in April 2005.



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Abbey Terrace Abbey Terrace was a named terrace on the North Circular Road.
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Brent Crescent, NW10 Brent Crescent is a street in Willesden.
Brentmead Gardens, NW10 Brentmead Gardens is a street in Willesden.
Brentmead Place, NW10 This is a street in the NW11 postcode area
Connell Crescent, W5 Connell Crescent is a road in the W5 postcode area
Crystal House, NW10 Crystal House is a block on Agate Close.
Cumberland Business Park, NW10 Cumberland Business Park is a street in Willesden.
Dan Court, NW10 Dan Court is a block on Lakeside Drive.
Eldon Way, NW10 Eldon Way is a street in Willesden.
Elixir House, NW10 Elixir House is a block on Whitby Avenue.
Friarsgate, NW10 Friarsgate is a location in London.
Genesis Business Park, NW10 Genesis Business Park is a location in London.
Huxley Gardens, NW10 Huxley Gardens is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Iveagh Avenue, NW10 Iveagh Avenue is a street in Willesden.
Johnsons Way, NW10 Johnsons Way is a street in Willesden.
Lakeside Drive, NW10 Lakeside Drive is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Lapis Close, NW10 Lapis Close is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Moyne Place, NW10 Moyne Place is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Opal House, NW10 Opal House can be found on Agate Close.
Park Avenue, NW10 Park Avenue is a street in Willesden.
Park Close, NW10 Park Close is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Radnor Way, NW10 Radnor Way is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Rainsford Road, NW10 Rainsford Road is a street in Willesden.
Ritz Parade, W5 Ritz Parade is a street in Ealing.
Rossall Crescent, NW10 Rossall Crescent is a street in Willesden.
Spencer Close, NW10 Spencer Close is a road in the NW10 postcode area
St Anne’s Gardens, NW10 St Anne’s Gardens is a road in the NW10 postcode area
The Drive, NW10 The Drive is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Toucan Close, NW10 Toucan Close is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Twyford Abbey Road, NW10 The name of Twyford Abbey Road was adopted from the nearby Twyford Abbey.
Vascroft Estate, NW10 Commercial area


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Twyford Abbey Road during the 1890s. The photo was taken from a glass negative belonging to local photographer Mr Upjohn. When he died, he bequeathed his whole collection of Acton photos to the then Borough Librarian, Charles Hocking, who used to show them to local societies. When Mr Hocking died, he, in turn, bequeathed them to Ealing Library.
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