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Bridge Lane is a street in Golders Green.




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Alberon Gardens, NW11 Alberon Gardens is a street in Golders Green.
Ashbourne Avenue, NW11 Ashbourne Avenue is a street in Golders Green.
Ashbourne Parade, NW11 Ashbourne Parade is a street in Golders Green.
Ashbourne Way, NW11 Ashbourne Way is a street in Golders Green.
Asmuns Place, NW11 In 1908, two hundred and seventy houses went up in Asmuns Place.
Belmont Parade, NW11 Belmont Parade is a street in Golders Green.
Bridge Way, NW11 Bridge Way is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Childs Way, NW11 Childs Way is a cul-de-sac off Finchley Road.
Clarendon Court, NW11 Clarendon Court is a street in Golders Green.
Colroy Court, NW11 Colroy Court is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Courtleigh Gardens, NW11 Courtleigh Gardens is a street in Golders Green.
Cranbourne Gardens, NW11 Cranbourne Gardens is a street in Golders Green.
Creswick Walk, NW11 Creswick Walk is a 1911 cul-de-sac designed by G.L. Sutcliffe - his first in the Suburb.
Crispin Mews, NW11 Crispin Mews is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Danescroft Gardens, NW4 Danescroft Gardens is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Decoy Avenue, NW11 Decoy Avenue is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Diamond Bridge, E15 Diamond Bridge is a road in the E15 postcode area
Eastside Road, NW11 Eastside Road is a street in Golders Green.
Eastville Avenue, NW11 Eastville Avenue is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Farm Walk, NW11 Farm Walk is a street in Golders Green.
Greenbank Crescent, NW4 Greenbank Crescent is a street in Hendon.
Grosvenor Gardens, NW11 Grosvenor Gardens is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Hallswelle Parade, NW11 Hallswelle Parade is a street in Golders Green.
Hallswelle Road, NW11 Hallswelle Road is a street in Golders Green.
Harmony Close, NW11 Harmony Close is a street in Golders Green.
Hayes Crescent, NW11 Hayes Crescent is a street in Golders Green.
Hendon Park Row, NW11 Hendon Park Row is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Hillcrest Avenue, NW11 Hillcrest Avenue is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Hogarth Hill, NW11 Hogarth Hill is a steep road connecting Willifield Way and Addison Way.
Holmbrook Drive, NW4 Holmbrook Drive is a street in Hendon.
Hurstwood Road, NW11 Hurstwood Road is a street in Golders Green.
James Close, NW11 James Close is a street in Golders Green.
Kings Close, NW4 Kings Close is a street in Hendon.
Lea Wood, NW4 Lea Wood is a street in Hendon.
Monks Way, NW11 Monks Way is a street in Golders Green.
Monkville Avenue, NW11 Monkville Avenue is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Monkville Parade, NW11 Monkville Parade is a street in Golders Green.
Montrose Court, NW11 Montrose Court is a street in Golders Green.
North Circular Road, NW11 North Circular Road dates from works done in 1924.
North Circular Road, NW4 North Circular Road is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Oakfields Road, NW11 Oakfields Road is a street in Golders Green.
Park Way, NW11 Park Way is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Princes Park Avenue, NW11 Princes Park Avenue is a street in Golders Green.
Southbourne Crescent, NW4 Southbourne Crescent is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Temple Fortune Parade, NW11 Temple Fortune Parade is a street in Golders Green.
Woodlands Close, NW11 Woodlands Close is a street in Golders Green.
Woodlands, NW11 Woodlands is a street in Golders Green.
Wordsworth Walk, NW11 Wordsworth Walk was built between 1910 and 1911 by Herbert Welch, then aged twenty-seven.


Temple Fortune

Temple Fortune is a place in the London Borough of Barnet to the north of Golders Green. It is principally a shopping district used by residents of the Hampstead Garden Suburb.

It is likely that the name Temple Fortune refers to the Knights of St John, who had land here (c.1240). Fortune may be derived from a small settlement (tun) on the route from Hampstead to Hendon arrived at before arriving at Hendon. Here a lane from Finchley, called Ducksetters Lane (c.1475), intersected. It is likely that the settlement was originally the Bleccanham estate (c.900s). By the end of the 18th century Temple Fortune Farm was established on the northern side of Farm Close.

The building of the Finchley Road (c.1827), replaced Ducksetters Lane as a route to Finchley, and resulted in the development of a small hamlet. Along the Finchley Road was a number of villas (c1830s), joined by the Royal Oak public house (c.1850s). By the end of the 19th century there were around 300 people living in the area, which included a laundry, a small hospital for children with skin diseases. The principle industry was brick making.

The significant moment in Temple Fortune's development into a suburban area occurred in 1907. The establishment of the Hampstead Garden Suburb brought major changes to the area east of the Finchley Road. Temple Fortune Farm was demolished, and along the front of the road, the building of Arcade, and Gateway House (c.1911) established the Hampstead Garden Suburbs retail district. Also significant in that year was the opening of Golders Green tube station. Although the area had been served by horse drawn omnibuses (since at least the 1880s) and later motor buses (from 1907), it was the tram line of 1910, connecting Church End Finchley with Golders Green Station, which led to the development of the area west of the Finchley road. The Carmelite Monastery was established in Bridge Lane in 1908.


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