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Marian
Marian   
Added: 18 Mar 2018 09:23 GMT   
IP: 86.166.51.209
2:1:5669
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!

Lynne Hqapgood
Lynne Hqapgood   
Added: 12 Feb 2018 11:05 GMT   
IP: 213.122.132.80
2:2:5669
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.

Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters )
Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters )   
Added: 21 Jan 2018 13:45 GMT   
IP: 90.199.231.0
2:3:5669
Post by Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters ): Thrift Farm

My parents moved to 1 Thrift Farm lane Borehamwood in 1947 from London, the farm was next to their house, it was a dirt track leading to the house. In front of our house was a cornfield we often had pigs come in our front garden and i would walk to the farm to see the animals particularly the sheep. They built a tarmac road when Holmshill school was built, and we no longer had a wonderful view of lovely cornfields was such a shame.


Scott Hatton
Scott Hatton   
Added: 19 Dec 2017 20:11 GMT   
IP: 217.63.194.106
2:4:5669
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
2:5:5669
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.

Lesley carlton
Lesley carlton   
Added: 26 Nov 2017 22:52 GMT   
IP: 81.96.23.80
2:6:5669
Post by Lesley carlton: Embry Drive, HA7

I use to live in embry drive when it was an RAF station with my family and I went to Belmont school.cm

John Morton
John Morton   
Added: 17 Nov 2017 14:36 GMT   
IP: 217.63.194.106
2:7:5669
Post by John Morton: Manor Way, WD6

I remember the following shops along Manor Way: Martins, Bishop’s, the Co Op and Dewhurst.

Ron
Ron   
Added: 24 Sep 2017 22:22 GMT   
IP: 92.6.6.10
2:8:5669
Post by Ron: Colindale

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

Martina
Martina   
Added: 13 Jul 2017 21:22 GMT   
IP: 146.198.174.6
2:9:5669
Post by Martina: Schweppes Factory

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

Scott Hatton
Scott Hatton   
Added: 30 Jun 2017 15:58 GMT   
IP: 217.63.200.50
2:10:5669
Post by Scott Hatton: Borehamwood

I was brought up in Borehamwood - first in Wansford Park and later in Theobald Street.

Irene Smith
Irene Smith   
Added: 30 Jun 2017 15:46 GMT   
IP: 217.63.200.50
2:11:5669
Post by Irene Smith: Keystone Passage, WD6

My mother worked at Keystones in the 1940 before she was married.

She later worked at home which a lot of people did. You would often see people walking around Boreham Wood with boxes filled with piecework for the factory.

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Jan 2019 05:40 GMT   
IP:
3:12:5669
Post by LDNnews: Colindale
South Asian women who led a strike in a British factory
South Asian women workers led a strike against poor working conditions in a British factory in 1976. At its height 20,000 people joined the protests outside the Grunwick factory.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-46880517

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Jan 2019 01:40 GMT   
IP:
3:13:5669
Post by LDNnews: Mill Hill East
FGM accused had ’spells and curses in freezer’
A mother and father are charged with FGM and failing to protect a girl from risk of genital mutilation.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-46889181

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Jan 2019 00:30 GMT   
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3:14:5669
Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Government survives confidence vote
Prime Minister Theresa May has won a vote of no confidence tonight by 325 to 306.

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17363333.theresa-mays-government-wins-labour-confidence-vote-after-brexit-deal-defeat/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 16 Jan 2019 21:20 GMT   
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3:15:5669
Post by LDNnews: Mill Hill Broadway
Funding boost for fire safety in response to Grenfell Tower tragedy
Funding boost for fire safety in response to Grenfell Tower tragedy

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17359519.barnet-council-secures-extra-219m-for-fire-safety/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 16 Jan 2019 21:20 GMT   
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3:16:5669
Post by LDNnews: Hendon
Morning update: Everything you need to know without stress

Good morning.


https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/17361099.morning-update-everything-you-need-to-know-without-stress/?ref=rss

VIEW THE BOREHAMWOOD AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE BOREHAMWOOD AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE BOREHAMWOOD AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE BOREHAMWOOD AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE BOREHAMWOOD AREA IN THE 1900s
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Borehamwood

Borehamwood is a town of approximately 30 000 residents in southern Hertfordshire, just outside London, and part of the London commuter belt.

Borehamwood, more commonly called Boreham Wood before the LCC estate was built, is part of the borough of Hertsmere. The town is often associated with the nearby village Elstree (being part of the ancient parish of Elstree), the two still share a local council, now called the Elstree and Borehamwood Town Council.

The A1 passes just to the east of the town, and the M25 passes about two miles north of it.

Since the 1920s, the town has been the location of several film studios. The former British National Studios on Clarendon Road are now the BBC’s Elstree Television Studios. One of BBC’s popular soaps, EastEnders, is produced at the BBC studios, as well as popular medical drama Holby City. ’Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’, ’Big Brother’ and major feature films are filmed at the Elstree Studios in Shenley Road.

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Kenilworth Close · Kenilworth Drive · Kenilworth Primary School · Kensington Way · Kent Close · Keystone Passage · Kimbolton Green · Kingsley Avenue · Knebworth Path · Laughton Court · Leeming Road · Leggatt’s Farm · Lemsford Court · Lexington Close · Lincoln Court · Linster Grove · Linton Avenue · Lombardy Way · Lullington Garth · Malden Road · Manor Farm · Manor Way · Markham Close · Masefield Avenue · Mason Close · Maxwell Road · Maydwell Lodge · Meadow Park · Meadow Road · Melrose Avenue · Meryfield Close · Meryfield Primary School · MGM Studios · Micklefield Way · Mildred Avenue · Milland Court · Milton Drive · Monksmead Primary School · Monksmead · Monkswood Gardens · Morpeth Avenue · Mr George King at Bullbaiter's Farm · Neagle Close · Neptune House · Neptune Studios · Newark Green · Newton Crescent · Nicoll Way · Niven Close · Norfolk Gardens · Northfield Road · Northgate Path · Norton Close · Novello Way · Oakwood Avenue · Oberon Close · Oddesey Road · Odyssey Road · On This Day in London: 5 November · Organ Hall Road · Organ Lane · Paddock Lane · Paddock Lane · Palmers Road · Parkside Community Primary School · Penscroft Gardens · Percheron Road · Pinewood Close · Pinto Close · Potters Lane · Powys Court · Purcell Close · Pursley Gardens · Ranskill Road · Red Road · Redwood Rise · Reston Close · Retford Close · Richmond Close · Ripon Way · Robeson Way · Rossington Avenue · Rowley Lane · Rutherford Close · Rye Close · Saddlers Close · Saffron Green Primary School · Sawtry Way · Saxon Court · Sellers Close · Shakespeare Drive · Shelley Close · Shenley Road (1930s) · Shenley Road water tank · Shenley Road · Shepperton Close · Shetland Close · Silver Hill · Sinderby Close · Siskin Close · Spring Close · St Paul?s Close · St Teresa Roman Catholic Primary School · Stainer Road · Stanborough Avenue · Stanborough Close · Stangate Crescent · Stanley Gardens · Stannington Path · Stapleton Road · Stevenage Crescent · Stilton Path · Stirling Corner · Stirling Way · 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School · Woolmer Close · Wordsworth Gardens · Yavneh College · Yavneh Primary School · York Crescent · York Way ·
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