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Marian
Marian   
Added: 18 Mar 2018 09:23 GMT   
IP: 86.166.51.209
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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!

Jan
Jan   
Added: 15 Mar 2018 09:57 GMT   
IP: 92.30.46.73
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Post by Jan: The Fairway, N14

We lived here from 1991 until 2008. Southgate and Oakwood stations within walking distance - Oakwood the nearest. A lovely, green and spacious area with Trent Country Park a few minutes walk (opposite Oakwood Station). Good transport links to London/Enfield/Hertfordshire. Unfortunately the opening of Asda Supermarket led to a decline of the area with many of the shops closing. When we left in 2008, many of the shops were open and it was a thriving high street. Iconic Art Deco Southgate station is a sight to see. Even Oakwood station has some Art Deco features - the old newsagent kiosk. Southagate is full of history too.

There was a large dairy when we moved there, but overtime this closed and was replaced with houses (where isn?t?). Enfield Town and Gentleman?s Row are worth a visit. First cash machine at the Barclays Bank in Enfield Town

Lynne Hqapgood
Lynne Hqapgood   
Added: 12 Feb 2018 11:05 GMT   
IP: 213.122.132.80
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Post by Lynne Hqapgood: Hutton Grove, N12

I have a question rather than a comment. When was 80 Hutton Grove built? My parents, Eddie and Margaret Hapgood, lived at 80 Hutton Grove from 1934 until sometime during the war,and I would love to know if they moved into a new-build house during the big suburban expansion in the 1930s. Does anyone out there know?! I visited very recently to see the road and the frontage of the house for the first time.

Scott Hatton
Scott Hatton   
Added: 19 Dec 2017 20:11 GMT   
IP: 217.63.194.106
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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.

John Dye
John Dye   
Added: 1 Dec 2017 14:50 GMT   
IP: 86.131.134.236
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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
Ron   
Added: 24 Sep 2017 22:22 GMT   
IP: 92.6.6.10
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Post by Ron: Colindale

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

Cassandra Green
Cassandra Green   
Added: 19 Sep 2017 21:39 GMT   
IP: 95.149.2.213
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Post by Cassandra Green: Rudall Crescent, NW3

I lived at 2 Rudall Crescent until myself and my family moved out in 1999. I once met a lady in a art fair up the road who was selling old photos of the area and was very knowledgeable about the area history, collecting photos over the years. She told me that before the current houses were built, there was a large manor house , enclosed by a large area of land. She told me there had been a fire there. Im trying to piece together the story and find out what was on the land before the crescent was built. This website is very interesting.

Martina
Martina   
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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Added: 19 Mar 2019 13:40 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Cockfosters
Calls for organ donation classes after low rate of ethnic minority donors comes to light
School children could soon have organ donation classes after the shockingly low rate of ethnic minority donors came to light.

https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/17509527.calls-for-organ-donation-classes-after-low-rate-of-ethnic-minority-donors-comes-to-light/?ref=rss

LDNnews
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Added: 19 Mar 2019 13:30 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Brent Cross
New Tottenham stadium: Spurs threaten season-ticket suspensions for fans selling opening game tickets at inflated prices
Tottenham have threatened to suspend the season-tickets of supporters caught trying to profit from the opening of their new stadium.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/tottenham/new-tottenham-stadium-spurs-threaten-seasonticket-suspensions-for-fans-selling-opening-game-tickets-a4095451.html

LDNnews
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Added: 19 Mar 2019 01:40 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Colindale
Santiago Garcia Botta and Martin Landajo: Harlequins to sign Argentina internationals
Harlequins agree to sign Argentina internationals Santiago Garcia Botta and Martin Landajo from Super Rugby side Jaguares.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/47613746

LDNnews
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Added: 19 Mar 2019 01:40 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Mill Hill East
Wayne Hurren: Gangster dies in Wormwood Scrubs jail
Wayne Hurren was found dead inside his cell in Wormwood Scrubs on Saturday.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-47612090

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 18 Mar 2019 22:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
London cyclist in critical condition after being kicked off bike
Victim crashed into car after another rider came alongside and kicked him in HackneyA 30-year-old man remains in a critical condition after being kicked off his bike by another cyclist and crashing into a car.The victim was cycling in Hackney Wick, east London, at about 12.45pm on 10 March when another man caught him up and began to ride alongside him. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/mar/18/london-cyclist-critical-condition-kicked-off-bike-hackney

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 18 Mar 2019 21:30 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Totteridge And Whetstone
The going’s slow on the M25 this morning
Good morning. Below are some key things to get you going this Monday.

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17508061.traffic-tube-and-weather-update/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 18 Mar 2019 21:30 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Cool temperatures and minor traffic delays reported tonight

Good evening everyone, hope your Monday has been as sunny as today, here is your evening travel update:


https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17509707.congestions-on-m25-and-cool-weather-forecast-for-tonights-travel-and-weather/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 18 Mar 2019 15:27 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Aldwych
Totteridge Lane, N20
An east-west route existed by the early 18th century - the portion from Totteridge to Whetstone being called Totteridge Lane by 1651

http://www.theundergroundmap.com/article.html?id=31414

VIEW THE WOODSIDE PARK 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 WOODSIDE PARK AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE WOODSIDE PARK AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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VIEW THE WOODSIDE PARK AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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VIEW THE WOODSIDE PARK AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

Woodside Park

Woodside Park is a place in the London Borough of Barnet.

It is very varied in character. The area to the east of the tube station consists predominantly of large Victorian houses, many of which have been converted into flats.

The area grew because of Woodside Park station. This was planned by the Edgware, Highgate and London Railway (EH&LR) and was originally opened as Torrington Park on 1 April 1872 by the Great Northern Railway (which had taken over the EH&LR).

The station was on a branch of a line that ran from Finsbury Park to Edgware via Highgate. The station was renamed within a month of opening, and again in 1882.

After the 1921 Railways Act created the Big Four railway companies the line was, from 1923, part of the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER). The section of the High Barnet branch north of East Finchley was incorporated into the London Underground network through the "Northern Heights" project begun in the late 1930s. The station was first served by Northern line trains on 14 April 1940 and, after a period where the station was serviced by both operators, LNER services ended in 1941. The station still retains much of its original Victorian architectural character today.

The north-western part of the area, which can also be regarded as the part of Totteridge in N12 rather than N20, is sometimes called Woodside Park Garden Suburb and consists of semi-detached or detached 3 to 4 bedroom houses built in the 1950s. It includes the Woodside Park Club.

The eastern boundary of the Garden Suburb is the Dollis Brook and the southern boundary is the Folly Brook. To the south of this Suburb is an area of 1920s and 1930s houses, where many of the roads are named after places in Sussex, such as Sussex Ring and Cissbury Ring.

Between the Garden Suburb and the Northern Line is an area originally of Victorian housing. Many of the houses, including the former residence of Spike Milligan, have been pulled down and replaced by modern housing or blocks of flats. Much of this area consists of a council estate where Emma Bunton grew up.

There is a small amount of commercial activity around the mini roundabout at Chanctonbury Way, which was originally the main shopping area for Woodside Park, providing basic services such as a post office, a butcher and an ironmonger. Since the creation of North Finchley shopping parade, many of the original shops have closed down and have been replaced by specialised businesses.
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