St Andrew’s Close, N12

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St Andrew’s Close is a road in the N12 postcode area



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Jenelle Collins
Jenelle Collins   
Added: 5 Oct 2018 04:39 GMT   
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Post by Jenelle Collins: Wyldes Farm

My Collins descendants are from here...

Janice Renny
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Added: 21 Sep 2018 10:28 GMT   
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Post by Janice Renny: Goring Road, N11

The building on the corner of Queens Road and Goring Road has all the features of a public house. I remember in the 1960s the site housed an off-license. Is there any record of the history of the pub and what it was called?

Marian
Marian   
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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   
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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
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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.

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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Post by LDNnews: Mill Hill East
New proposal could keep street lights on till 2am

The county council could keep the lights on and still save money, an opposition politician claims.


https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16995410.new-proposal-could-keep-street-lights-on-till-2am-in-hertfordshire/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Evening update: First touch of frost expected tonight
A broken down bus has caused trouble for people trying to get home.

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16995720.evening-update-first-touch-of-frost-expected-tonight/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Finchley Central
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri tells Eden Hazard he does not need to join Real Madrid to win Ballon d'Or
LIVE | Build-up to Chelsea vs Manchester United

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/chelsea-boss-maurizio-sarri-tells-eden-hazard-he-does-not-need-to-join-real-madrid-to-win-ballon-d-a3966556.html

LDNnews
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Post by LDNnews: East Finchley
Maurizio Sarri: Jose Mourinho is a better manager than me... until I win a trophy
Maurizio Sarri admits Jose Mourinho is a better manager than him but is determined to win a major trophy at Chelsea to help bridge the gap.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/maurizio-sarri-jose-mourinho-is-a-better-manager-than-me-until-i-win-a-trophy-a3966796.html

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon
Delays on the A1, M25 and M11 as working weeks draws to a sunny end

Good morning, It will be a day of sunny spells across our region with temperatures of around 15-17 degrees celcius making it feel very pleasant.


https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16993982.delays-on-the-a1-in-hertfordshire-and-m25-and-m11-in-essex/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Woodside Park
New DI intent on catching burglars - this is his advice to avoid becoming a victim
A new detective inspector says catching burglars is right at the top of his list and is warning homeowners to be more vigilant as days get darker earlier.

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16994616.new-detective-inspector-in-hertsmere/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Totteridge And Whetstone
Warning to parents over safety of three brands of baby gate
Consumer watchdog Which? is warning parents to be wary of child stair gates after three different products sold by major retailers were found to be potentially unsafe.

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16994789.warning-to-parents-over-safety-of-three-brands-of-baby-gate/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central



https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16995384.barnet-labour-criticises-capita-failures/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Cockfosters
Public consultation on Heathfield Recreation Ground opened
Residents are being asked to give their views on the proposed changes to fitness equipment at a Richmond park.

https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16992883.public-consultation-on-heathfield-recreation-ground-opened/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Southgate
Usain Bolt set to be added as a player on FIFA 19 after Central Coast Mariners trial
Former sprinter Usain Bolt has kicked off his professional football career in some style after scoring twice in Australia. Now, the world’s fastest man is set to be virtualised on FIFA 19.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/usain-bolt-set-to-be-added-as-player-on-fifa-19-after-central-coast-mariners-trial-a3964386.html

VIEW THE WOODSIDE PARK AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE WOODSIDE PARK AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE WOODSIDE PARK AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE WOODSIDE PARK AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE WOODSIDE PARK AREA IN THE 1900s
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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.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alma Primary:   Alma Primary School is a Jewish school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Coathouse Farm:   Coathouse Farm was the seat of the Peacock family.
Finchley Catholic High School:   Finchley Catholic High School is a comprehensive boys’ secondary school with a coeducational sixth form in North Finchley. It accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Folly Brook:   Folly Brook is a 2 1⁄4 mile long brook.
Frith Manor Primary School:   Frith Manor Primary School is a mixed school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Gaumont:   The Gaumont Finchley opened on 19 July 1937 and was built as a replacement for the Grand Hall across the road.
Malt and Hops:   The Malt and Hops was situated at 891 High Road, N12.
Moss Hall:   Moss Hall was named after the Mosse family.
Moss Hall Infant School:   Moss Hall Infant School accepts children between the ages of 5 and 7.
Moss Hall Junior School:   Moss Hall Junior School is a mixed community school which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Moss Hall Nursery School:   Moss Hall is a local authority nursery school.
Moss Hall Tavern:   The Moss Hall Tavern opened in 1871 and became known as "The Elephant".
North Finchley:   North Finchley is centred on Tally Ho Corner, the junction of the roads to East Finchley, Finchley Central and Whetstone.
Northside Primary School:   Northside Primary School is a mixed community school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Oakleigh Park Farm:   Oakleigh Park Farm was immediately south of where Chandos Avenue is now.
Riverside Walk:   
Sacks Morasha Jewish Primary School:   Sacks Morasha Jewish Primary School accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Solomon’s Terrace:   Solomon’s Terrace was a little alley that left the main road, over a stone arch with eight little cottages.
St John’s CofE Primary School:   St John’s Primary School is a mixed Church of England school.
St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School:   St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School is a girls school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Sussex Ring, N12:   Sussex Ring is a junction containing a small parade of shops.
Swan and Pyramids:   The Swan & Pyramids was situated at 975 High Road.
Tally Ho:   The Tally Ho was named after nearby Tally Ho Corner where in the 1820s and 30s the Tally Ho Coach Company kept the first change of horses used for the London to Birmingham mail coach.
The Holmewood School:   The Holmewood School London, is a school for 7-19-year-olds with high-functioning autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, and other language, communication and social difficulties.
Torrington House:   The Torrington Arms (Torrington House) opened in the 1830s.
Totteridge And Whetstone:   Before becoming part of the London Borough of Barnet in 1965, Totteridge was in Hertfordshire and Whetstone in Middlesex.
Totteridge Tennis Club:   
Whetstone:   It is thought that Whetstone was named after the stone used to sharpen knives and other tools, a chunk of which is located on the High Road, on the pavement outside the Griffin pub.
Whetstone Stray:   Whetstone Stray is parkland created during the twentieth century from former farmland.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Addington Drive, N12 · Albert Street, N12 · Alexandra Grove, N12 · Allum Way, N20 · Anastasia Mews, N12 · Argyle Road, N12 · Ashbourne Close, N12 · Ashbourne Court, N12 · Avenue Road, N12 · Avondale Avenue, N12 · Ballards Lane, N12 · Baxendale, N20 · Belmont Close, N20 · Birkbeck Road, N12 · Birley Road, N20 · Blakeney Close, N20 · Britannia Road, N12 · Brook Meadow, N12 · Brookmead Court, N20 · Brownlow Road, N3 · Budd Close, N12 · Burtonhole Lane, N12 · Capel Close, N20 · Castle Mews, N12 · Castle Road, N12 · Chanctonbury Way, N12 · Charnwood Place, N20 · Chislehurst Avenue, N12 · Christchurch Avenue, N12 · Christchurch Close, N12 · Church Path, N12 · Churchfield Avenue, N12 · Churchfield Way, N12 · Cissbury Ring North, N12 · Clements Close, N12 · Cliveden Close, N12 · Coleridge Road, N12 · Coniston Close, N20 · Croft Mews, N20 · Dale Grove, N12 · Derby Avenue, N12 · Derwent Crescent, N20 · Dorie Mews, N12 · Downland Close, N20 · Elkanette Mews, N20 · Essex Park, N3 · Etchingham Court, N3 · Eton Avenue, N12 · Fallow Court Avenue, N12 · Finchley Court, N3 · Finchley High Road, N12 · Finchley Park, N12 · Folkington Corner, N12 · Frederick’s Place, N12 · Friern Watch Avenue, N12 · Gainsborough Court, N12 · Gainsborough Road, N12 · Grand Arcade, N12 · Grange Avenue, N12 · Grangeview Road, N20 · Granville Road, N12 · Graywood Court, N12 · Great Bushey Drive, N20 · Green Bank, N12 · Green Road, N20 · Gruneisen Road, N3 · Guildown Avenue, N12 · Hall Street, N12 · Hayward Road, N20 · High Road, N12 · High Road, N20 · Highwood Avenue, N12 · Hill Crescent, N20 · Hillcourt Avenue, N12 · Holden Avenue, N12 · Holden Road, N12 · Hoptree Close, N12 · Hughes Close, N12 · Hutton Grove, N12 · Kingsway, N12 · Lambert Road, N12 · Lambert Way, N12 · Laurel View, N12 · Limes Avenue, N12 · Linkside, N12 · Little Cedars, N12 · Lodge Lane, N12 · Longland Drive, N20 · Lorian Close, N12 · Montrose Crescent, N12 · Moss Hall Crescent, N12 · Moss Hall Grove, N12 · Mossborough Close, N12 · Mountview Court, N20 · Naylor Road, N20 · Nether Street, N12 · Netherfield Road, N12 · Northumberland House, N3 · Oak Tree Drive, N20 · Oakleigh Gardens, N20 · Oakleigh Mews, N20 · Offham Slope, N12 · Percy Road, N12 · Poynings Way, N12 · Pycombe Corner, N12 · Rasper Road, N20 · Ravensdale Avenue, N12 · Regent Close, N12 · Ridgeview Road, N20 · Riverside Walk, N12 · Rodmell Slope, N12 · Rosemont Avenue, N12 · Rowben Close, N20 · Rowben Way, N20 · Saddlescombe Way, N12 · Seymour Road, N3 · Sherwood Street, N20 · Singleton Scarp, N12 · South Mount, N20 · Springfield Close, N12 · St Andrew’s Close, N12 · St John’s Close, N20 · St Margarets Avenue, N20 · St. Margaret’s Avenue, N20 · Stanhope Road, N12 · Station Approach, N12 · Steynings Way, N12 · Swan Lane, N20 · The Oaks, N12 · The Woodlands, N12 · Theobald’s Avenue, N12 · Thyra Grove, N12 · Totteridge Lane, N20 · Ventnor Drive, N20 · Wentworth Close, N3 · West Hill Way, N20 · Westbury Road, N12 · Whittington Mews, N12 · Winifred Place, N12 · Wolstonbury, N12 · Woodberry Gardens, N12 · Woodberry Grove, N12 · Woodberry Way, N12 · Woodside Avenue, N12 · Woodside Grange Road, N12 · Woodside Grove, N12 · Woodside Lane, N12 · Woodside Park Road, N12 ·
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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
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