Church Road, UB3

Road is in an area which may have existed since the nineteenth century or before with housing mainly dating from the 2010s

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Church Road, UB3

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Church Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.




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18, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Acacia Avenue, UB3 Acacia Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Albacore Way, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Albert Road, UB3 Albert Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Albion Road, UB3 Albion Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Alpha Estate, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Argent Centre, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Austin Road, UB3 Austin Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Badgers Close, UB3 Badgers Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Balmoral Drive, UB4 Balmoral Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Benlow Works, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Blyth Road, UB3 Blyth Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Botwell Lane, UB3 Botwell Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Bramley Close, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Britannia Trading Estate, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Broadway Parade, UB3 Broadway Parade is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Burns Close, UB4 Burns Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Butchers Mews, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Cavendish Close, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Caxton Trading Estate, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Cedar Avenue, UB3 Cedar Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Central Avenue, UB3 Central Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Chailey Industrial Estate, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Chalfont Road, UB3 Chalfont Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Chamberlain Close, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Chapel Court, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Charlton Court, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Church Green, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Church Walk, UB3 Church Walk is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Churchfield Close, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Clarendon Road, UB3 Clarendon Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Clayton Business Centre, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Clayton Road, UB3 Clayton Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Coleridge way, UB4 Coleridge way is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Compton Road, UB3 Compton Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Conifer Way, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Crown Close, UB3 Crown Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Crown Trading Centre, UB3 Crown Trading Centre is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Drenon Square, UB3 Drenon Square is a road in the UB3 postcode area
East Avenue, UB3 East Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
East Way, UB3 East Way is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Eastholme, UB3 Eastholme is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Eighth Avenue, UB3 Eighth Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Elm Close, UB3 Elm Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Elmlea Drive, UB3 Elmlea Drive is a road in the UB3 postcode area
End Green Road, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Enterprise House, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Evergreen Way, UB3 Evergreen Way is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Fairdale Gardens, UB3 Fairdale Gardens is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Fairholme Crescent, UB4 Fairholme Crescent is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Fairholme Cresent, UB4 Fairholme Cresent is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Fifth Avenue, UB3 Fifth Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Firefly Close, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
First Avenue, UB3 First Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Forris Avenue, UB3 Forris Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Fourth Avenue, UB3 Fourth Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Fredora Avenue, UB4 Fredora Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Freemans Lane, UB3 Freemans Lane is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Fremantle Way, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Frogmore Avenue, UB4 Frogmore Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Frogmore Gardens, UB4 Frogmore Gardens is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Frogmore Industrial Estate, UB3 Frogmore Industrial Estate is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Fulwood Close, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Gatefold Buildings, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Glebe Road, UB3 Glebe Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Gledwood Avenue, UB4 Gledwood Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Gledwood Crescent, UB4 Gledwood Crescent is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Gledwood Drive, UB4 Gledwood Drive is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Gledwood Gardens, UB4 Gledwood Gardens is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Golden Crescent, UB3 Golden Crescent is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Golden Cresent, UB3 Golden Cresent is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Grange Close, UB3 Grange Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Grange Road, UB3 Grange Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Greenfield Place, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Gyn Road, E9 Gyn Road is one of the streets of London in the E9 postal area.
Halls Business Centre, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Hamble Drive, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Haven Close, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Hawthorne Place, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Hayes, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Hemmen Lane, UB3 Hemmen Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
HERNE CLOSE, UB3 HERNE CLOSE is a road in the UB3 postcode area
HOLMBURY GARDENS, UB3 HOLMBURY GARDENS is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Hughendon Court, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Hurstfield Crescent, UB4 Hurstfield Crescent is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Keith Road, UB3 Keith Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Kelf Grove, UB3 Kelf Grove is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Kenbrook House, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Kenilworth Gardens, UB4 Kenilworth Gardens is a road in the UB4 postcode area
KERSTIN CLOSE, UB3 KERSTIN CLOSE is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Lannock Road, UB3 Lannock Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Little Road, UB3 Little Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Long Mead Road, UB3 Long Mead Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Longmead Road, UB3 Longmead Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Lych Gate Walk, UB3 Lych Gate Walk is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Manor Pride, UB3 Manor Pride is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Mansfield Drive, UB4 Mansfield Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Manton Close, UB3 Manton Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Marshall Drive, UB4 Marshall Drive is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Melrose Close, UB4 Melrose Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Monarch Drive, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Moray Avenue, UB3 Moray Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Mount Road, UB3 Mount Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Nield Road, UB3 Nield Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Ninth Avenue, UB3 Ninth Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
North Avenue, UB3 North Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Orchard Road, UB3 Orchard Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Park Lane, UB4 Park Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Park Road, UB4 Park Road is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Parsonage Close, UB3 Parsonage Close is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Pine Place, UB4 Pine Place is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Poplar Place, UB3 Poplar Place is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Printing House Lane, UB3 Printing House Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Printinghouse Lane, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Provident Industrial Estate, UB3 Provident Industrial Estate is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Pump Lane Industrial Estate, UB3 Pump Lane Industrial Estate is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Pump Lane, HP5 Pump Lane is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Queens Road, UB3 Queens Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Raynton Close, UB4 Raynton Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Raynton Close, UB4 Raynton Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Rectory Road, UB3 Rectory Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Regents Close, UB4 Regents Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Reid Close, UB3 Reid Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
ROSTREVER GARDENS, UB3 ROSTREVER GARDENS is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Rostrevor Gardens, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Rowan Place, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Saint Anselms Road, UB3 This is a street in the UB3 postcode area
Sandow Commercial Estate, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Sandow Crescent, UB3 Sandow Crescent is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Sandow Cresent, UB3 Sandow Cresent is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
School Approach, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Second Avenue, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Seventh Avenue, UB3 Seventh Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Silverdale House/Pump Lane, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Silverdale Road, UB3 Silverdale Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Sixth Avenue, UB3 Sixth Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Speedway Industrial Estate, UB3 Speedway Industrial Estate is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Squirrels Trading Estate, UB3 Squirrels Trading Estate is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
St Anselms Road, UB3 St Anselms Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
St Marys Road, UB3 St Marys Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
St Mary’s Road, UB3 St Mary’s Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
St. Anselms Road, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
St. Marys Crescent, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
St. Marys Road, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
St. Marys Walk, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Station Approach, UB3 Station Approach is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Station Road, UB3 Station Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Station Yard, UB3 Station Yard is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Swift Close, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
The Argent Centre, UB3 The Argent Centre is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
The Elms, UB3 The Elms is a road in the UB3 postcode area
The Parkway, UB3 The Parkway is a road in the UB3 postcode area
The Square, UB3 The Square is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Third Avenue, UB3 Third Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Tithe Close, UB4 Tithe Close lies off Gledwood Drive.
Townfield Road, UB3 Townfield Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Townfield Square, UB3 Townfield Square is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Trevor Road, UB3 Trevor Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Trident House, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Unit 2, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Uxbridge Road, UB4 Uxbridge Road is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Viveash Close, UB3 Viveash Close is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
WALTERS CLOSE, UB3 WALTERS CLOSE is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Warwick Crescent, UB4 Warwick Crescent is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
West Avenue, UB3 West Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
West Walk, UB3 West Walk is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Westacott, UB4 Westacott is a road in the UB4 postcode area
WESTERN VIEW, UB3 WESTERN VIEW is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Wheatley Crescent, UB3 Wheatley Crescent is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Whittington Avenue, UB4 Whittington Avenue is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Willenhall Drive, UB3 Willenhall Drive is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Wood End Green Road, UB3 Wood End Green Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Wood End, UB3 Wood End is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Woodrow Avenue, UB4 Woodrow Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Woodstock Gardens, UB4 Woodstock Gardens is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Wrays Way, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode


Southall

Southall is a large suburban district of west London, identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London. It has one of the largest concentrations of South Asian people outside of the Indian sub-continent.

Southall formed part of the chapelry of Norwood in the ancient parish of Hayes, in the Elthorne hundred of Middlesex. The chapelry of Norwood had functioned as a separate parish since the Middle Ages. On 16 January 1891 the parish adopted the Local Government Act 1858 and the Southall Norwood Local Government District was formed. In 1894 it became the Southall Norwood Urban District. In 1936 the urban district was granted a charter of incorporation and became a municipal borough, renamed Southall. In 1965 the former area of the borough was merged with that of the boroughs of Ealing and Acton to form the London Borough of Ealing in Greater London.

The southern part of Southall (roughly south of the railway) used to be known as Southall Green (and a section of the main north-south road in the area is still called The Green) and was centred on the historic Tudor-styled Manor House which dates back to at least 1587. Little of the building is original but much dates back to the days when Southall Green was a quiet rural village.

The main east west road through the town is Uxbridge Road, though the name changes in the main shopping area to The Broadway and for an even shorter section to High Street. Uxbridge Road was part of the main London to Oxford stagecoach route for many years and remained the main route to Oxford until the building of the Western Avenue highway to the north of Southall in the first half of the 20th century. First horse drawn, then electric trams (until 1936) and, then, electric trolleybuses, gave Southall residents and workers quick and convenient transport along Uxbridge Road in the first half of the 20th century before they were replaced by standard diesel-engined buses in 1960.

The opening of the Grand Junction Canal (later renamed Grand Union Canal) as the major freight transport route between London and Birmingham in 1796 began a commercial boom, intensified by the arrival of Brunel's Great Western Railway in 1839, leading to brick factories, flour mills and chemical plants which formed the town's commercial base. In 1877, the Martin Brothers set up a ceramics factory in an old soap works next to the canal and until 1923, produced distinctive ceramics now known and collected as Martinware.

A branch railway line from Southall railway station to the Brentford Dock on the Thames was also built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1856. It features one of his (impressive for the period) engineering works, the Three Bridges (although it is still often referred to on maps by the original canal crossing name of Windmill Bridge) where Windmill Lane, the railway and the Grand Union Canal all intersect – the canal being carried over the railway line cutting below in a cast-iron trough and a new cast-iron road-bridge going over both. It is listed as a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Otto Monsted, a Danish margarine manufacturer, built a large factory at Southall in 1894. The factory was called the Maypole Dairy, and eventually grew to become one of the largest margarine manufacturing plants in the world, occupying a 28 hectares (69 acres) site at its peak. The factory also had its own railway sidings and branch canal. The Maypole Dairy Company was later acquired by Lever Brothers who, as part of the multinational Unilever company, converted the site to a Wall's Sausages factory which produced sausages and other meat products through until the late 1970s.

The Quaker Oats Company built a factory in Southall in 1936. Part of the operation that made pet foods was sold to Spiller's in 1994, and the remainder to Big Bear Group in 2006. The site continues to produce brands such as Sugar Puffs. Other engineering, paint and food processing factories prospered for many years, mostly alongside the railway and/or canal.

Southall was the home of Southall Studios, one of the earliest British film studios. It played a historic role in film-making from its creation in 1924 to its closure in 1959.

A major gas works manufacturing town gas was located between the railway and the canal. In 1932 a large gasholder was built which has been a noticeable landmark ever since as it can be easily observed from a long distance away. Painted on the north east side of the gasholder are the large letters 'LH' and an arrow to assist pilots locate Heathrow Airport's (now closed) runway 23 when making visual approaches. The letters were painted in the mid 1960s after a number of pilots became confused between Heathrow and the nearby RAF Northolt (which has a similar, though smaller, gasholder under its approach at Harrow).

Southall is primarily a South Asian residential district. In 1950, the first group of South Asians arrived in Southall, reputedly recruited to work in a local factory owned by a former British Indian Army officer. This South Asian population grew, due to the closeness of expanding employment opportunities such as London Heathrow Airport. There are ten Sikh Gurdwaras in Southall. The Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, which opened in 2003, is one of the largest Sikh gurdwaras outside India, and it won the Ealing Civic Society Architectural Award in 2003. There are two large Hindu 'Mandir' temples, the Vishnu Hindu Mandir on Lady Margaret Road and the Ram Mandir in Old Southall. There are more than ten Christian churches including 5 Anglican, one Roman Catholic (St Anselm's Church), Baptist, Methodist and several Pentecostal or Independent.

The signs on the main railway station are bilingual in English and Gurmukhi, which is one of the written scripts of Punjabi.
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