Newton Road, HA0

Road built in the Edwardian era

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SHEILA BROWNE
SHEILA BROWNE   
Added: 14 Jun 2018 15:38 GMT   
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Post by SHEILA BROWNE: Disraeli Road, NW10

My Mum was born in Disraeli Road.

pamela foster
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Added: 27 May 2018 13:45 GMT   
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Post by pamela foster: Kensal Rise Library

The library was closed several years ago as part of brent councils cutbacks, it is supposed to open soon run by volunteers.

Vallie Webster
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Added: 16 Mar 2018 03:39 GMT   
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Post by Vallie Webster: Tunis Road, W12

I visited my grandmother who lived on Tunis Road from Canada in approximately 1967-68. I remember the Rag and Bone man who came down the road with a horse and milk delivered to the door with cream on the top. I also remember having to use an outhouse in the back of the row house. No indoor plumbing. We had to have a bath in a big metal tub (like a horse trough) in the middle of the kitchen filled with boiled water on the stove. Very different from Canada. My moms madin name was Hardcastle. Interesting to see the maps. Google maps also brings the world closer.


John Dye
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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.

Ron
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Post by Ron: Colindale

The leather business and ’Leatherville’ was set up by Arthur Garstin, not GARSTON.
:o)

Patricia Neafsey
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Added: 4 Sep 2017 15:55 GMT   
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Post by Patricia Neafsey: Fishers Lane, W4

My ancestors (Dady) lived in Myrtle Cottage, Fishers Lane in 1900 or so. Do you have any information? Was it associated with a manor house?

Martina
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Added: 13 Jul 2017 21:22 GMT   
IP: 146.198.174.6
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Post by Martina: Schweppes Factory

The site is now a car shop and Angels Fancy Dress shop and various bread factories are there.

LDNnews
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Post by LDNnews: South Harrow
Windrush generation: The dilemma of whether to accept an honour
Did the Windrush scandal cause black Britons to question whether they should accept an honour from the Queen?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44520769

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Post by LDNnews: Acton Town

GOT’s Gwendoline Christie exudes elegance at V&A Summer Party


The Game Of Thrones actress, 39, swapped her armour for a ballgown when she attended the V&A Summer Party in partnership with Harrods in Kensington on Wednesday.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-5867969/Game-Thrones-star-Gwendoline-Christie-exudes-elegance-plunging-ballgown-V-Summer-Party.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Post by LDNnews: South Ealing

EasyJet CEO Johan Lundgren interested in setting up a base at Heathrow


Speaking at the Paris Air Forum, Johan Lundgren told how there would be an opportunity for the airline to move into Heathrow, the only primary European base it doesn’t operate from.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-5870305/EasyJet-CEO-says-interested-setting-base-Heathrow.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Post by LDNnews: Willesden Junction

Camilla attends event at the Garden Museum in London


Camilla, 70, was photographed with her nose buried deep in a bouquet of flowers after taking in floral installations at London’s Garden Museum during British Flowers Week.


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Dozens of police cars and ambulances swoop on London’s Mayfair


Police ruled there is ’no forensic evidence’ to suggest that a Russian oligarch’s chauffeur who died in London’s Mayfair today had been poisoned after officers were dispatched to the scene.


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Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
Grenfell inquiry: fire brigade report shows blaze’s rapid progress
Grenfell inquiry: fire brigade report shows blaze’s rapid progress

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jun/21/grenfell-inquiry-fire-brigade-report-blazes-rapid-progress

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Post by LDNnews: Harrow & Wealdstone
Up-and-coming sport stars backed by Olympic silver medallist

An Olympic silver medal winner and a sport and leisure brand are backing eleven up-and-coming athletes to help them reach their full potential.


http://www.harrowtimes.co.uk/news/16306607.Up-and-coming_sport_stars_backed_by_Olympic_silver_medallist/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Shepherds Bush Market
Bushstock is Back on Saturday at Venues Across Shepherd’s Bush
Tickets still on sale for one day indie music festival with Aurora as headline act

http://www.shepherdsbushw12.com/default.asp?section=info&link=http://neighbournet.com/server/common/hfbushstock002.htm

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Post by LDNnews: Hammersmith
Hammersmith Summer Festival Celebrates Clean Air Day
Find out more and join the book swap from midday

http://www.shepherdsbushw12.com/default.asp?section=info&link=http://neighbournet.com/server/common/hfsummerfest1806d.htm

VIEW THE ALPERTON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE ALPERTON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE ALPERTON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE ALPERTON AREA IN THE 1860s
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Alperton

Until the coming of the Underground railway, Alperton was a tiny hamlet.

The name Alperton means "farmstead or estate associated with a man named Ealhbeorht", deriving from an Anglo-Saxon personal name and tun, meaning farmstead or village in Old English.

Perivale Alperton was opened on 28 June 1903 by the District Railway (DR, now the District line) on its new extension to South Harrow on electrified tracks from Park Royal & Twyford Abbey. Park Royal & Twyford Abbey had itself opened five days earlier. This new extension was, together with the existing tracks back to Acton Town, the first section of the Underground’s surface lines to be electrified and operate electric instead of steam trains. The deep-level tube lines open at that time (City & South London Railway, Waterloo & City Railway and Central London Railway) had been electrically powered from the start.

The station was subsequently renamed Alperton on 7 October 1910.

On 4 July 1932, the Piccadilly line was extended to run west of its original terminus at Hammersmith sharing the route with the District line to Ealing Common. From Ealing Common to South Harrow, the District line service was replaced by the Piccadilly line.

The original station building was a modest timber framed structure built in 1910. In 1930 and 1931, this was demolished and replaced by a new station in preparation for the handover of the branch from the District line to the Piccadilly line. The new station was designed by Charles Holden in a modern European style using brick, reinforced concrete and glass. Like other stations such as Sudbury Town and Sudbury Hill to the north and others that Holden designed elsewhere, and also for the east and west Piccadilly line extensions such as Acton Town and Oakwood, Alperton station features a tall block-like ticket hall rising above a low horizontal structure that contains station offices and shops. The brick walls of the ticket hall are punctuated with panels of clerestory windows and the structure is capped with a flat concrete slab roof.

Alperton formerly shared with Greenford (on the Central line) the distinction of being one of the only two stations to have an escalator going up to the platforms. The escalator served the eastbound platform and had originally been used at the South Bank exhibition of the Festival of Britain. Now out of use, the escalator remains in place behind a wall.

Alperton has one of the capital’s highest populations from black or minority ethnic groups (BME). In the 1991 census, 43.2% of the population was Asian, only one point less than White. Indians formed 31.5% in 1991 and 32.4% in 2001, with white having decreased to 27.8%. According to the 2011 census, the largest ethnic group was Indian, 42% of the population, well above Brent’s average of 18%. Other Asian was second largest at 17%. The 2011 census also showed that 47.7% of the population were Hindu. Christians formed 27.2% and Muslims 11.9%.

The towpath of the Grand Union Canal in Alperton has been used for various scenes in the BBC TV soap EastEnders. It was first used in an episode which aired on 3 October 1985, when the character Den Watts (played by Leslie Grantham) meets with Michelle Fowler (played by Susan Tully) and it is revealed Den is the father of Michelle’s baby. It was used again on numerous occasions, most famously on 23 February 1989, when Den Watts was shot before falling into the canal and supposedly dying. Den returned to the canal with daughter Sharon Watts on 3 October 2003, when he returned to Albert Square alive.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alperton:   Until the coming of the Underground railway, Alperton was a tiny hamlet.
Alperton Community School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Alperton Sports Ground:   
Elsley Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Glenmore Parade, HA0:   Glenmore Parade is a shopping parade along Ealing Road.
Lyon Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
One Tree Hill Recreation Ground:   


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Avenue, HA0 · Abbey Wharf, HA0 · Abbeydale Road, HA0 · Alperton Lane, HA0 · Alperton Lane, HA0 · Athlon Road, HA0 · Atlip Road, HA0 · Aylestone Court, HA0 · Bamford Avenue, HA0 · Barham Court, HA0 · Belmont Avenue, HA0 · Beresford Avenue, HA0 · Bersford Avenue, HA0 · Brentvale Avenue, HA0 · Bridgehill Close, HA0 · Bridgewater Court, HA0 · Bridgewater Road, HA0 · Bridgewater Road, UB6 · Bridgeway, HA0 · Burns Road, HA0 · Burnside Crescent, HA0 · Carlyon Close, HA0 · Carlyon Road, HA0 · Christchurch Avenue, HA0 · Clayton Avenue, HA0 · Clifford Road, HA0 · Crabtree Avenue, HA0 · Craigmuir Park, HA0 · Cromwell Court, HA0 · Cromwell Road, HA0 · Delta Centre, HA0 · Dorothy Avenue, HA0 · Douglas Avenue, HA0 · Ealing Road, HA0 · Eden Close, HA0 · Egerton Road, HA0 · Elmore Close, HA0 · Fulwood Avenue, HA0 · Gaddesden Avenue, HA9 · Glacier Way, HA0 · Glenmore Parade, HA0 · Hazel Grove, HA0 · Heather Park Drive, HA0 · Heather Park Drive, NW10 · Heather Park Parade, HA0 · Highcroft Avenue, HA0 · Highmead Crescent, HA0 · Hillfield Avenue, HA0 · Innovation Close, HA0 · Kathleen Avenue, HA0 · Kenmere Gardens, HA0 · Liberty Centre, HA0 · Lomond Close, HA0 · Longley Avenue, HA0 · Lyon Park Avenue, HA0 · Marquis Close, HA0 · Marsh Road, HA0 · Mount Pleasant, HA0 · Newton Road, HA0 · Northfields Industrial Estate, HA0 · Northwick Road, HA0 · Norwood Avenue, HA0 · Orchard Close, HA0 · Queensbury Road, HA0 · Riverside Gardens, HA0 · Rosemont Road, HA0 · Rowley Close, HA0 · Saint James Gardens, HA0 · Seaton Road, HA0 · Stanley Avenue, HA0 · Stanley House, HA0 · Stanley Park Drive, HA0 · Station Approach, HA0 · Sunleigh Road, HA0 · Sunnydene Gardens, HA0 · The Grange, HA0 · Tiverton Road, HA0 · Valley Gardens, HA0 · Vicars Bridge Close, HA0 · Victor Grove, HA0 · Vincent Road, HA0 · Water Road, HA0 · Wendy Way, HA0 · West Links, HA0 · Westbury Avenue, HA0 · Westbury Road, HA0 · Woodside Avenue, HA0 · Woodside Close, HA0 · Woodside End, HA0 · Woodside Place, HA0 · Woodstock Road, HA0 · Wyatt Court, HA0 · Wycombe Road, HA0 ·

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John Rocque Map of Wembley, Kingsbury, Willesden and Harlesden (1762)
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map covers an area from Harrow in the northwest to Harlesden in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

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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