Colindeep Lane, NW9

Road in/near Colindale, existing until now

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Colindeep Lane, NW9

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Road · Colindale · NW9 ·
December
27
2019

Colindeep Lane is a particularly old route.

An important route from London via Hampstead, entered the parish of Hendon at Golders Hill and joined the Edgware Road north of the Hyde. Here it was called Colindeep Lane. The route was said in 1593 to be an ’ancient highway now unaccustomed’. Part of Colindeep Lane was known as late as 1863 as Ancient Street. At Colin Deep there was a ford across Silk stream and in 1826, a footbridge. A permanent bridge for vehicles was built later.


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Carter Close, NW9 Carter Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Cecil Road, NW9 Cecil Road is a street in Kingsbury.
Chancellor Place, NW9 Chancellor Place is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Charcot Road, NW9 Charcot Road is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Chequers Close, NW9 Chequers Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Cherry Close, NW9 Cherry Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
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Colin Close, NW9 Colin Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
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Colin Drive, NW9 Colin Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
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Colindale Avenue, NW9 Colindale Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Comet, NW9 Comet is a street in Kingsbury.
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Cottenham Drive, NW9 Cottenham Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
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Denmark Hill Drive, NW9 Denmark Hill Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Derwent Avenue, NW9 Derwent Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Derwent Rise, NW9 Derwent Rise is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Doreen Avenue, NW9 Doreen Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Douglas, NW9 Douglas is a street in Kingsbury.
Eagle Drive, NW9 Eagle Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
East Drive, NW9 East Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Edgeworth Close, NW4 Edgeworth Close is a street in Hendon.
Edgware Road, NW9 Edgware Road is a street in Kingsbury.
Elthorne Way, NW9 Elthorne Way is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Elvington Lane, NW9 Elvington Lane is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Ember Court, NW9 Ember Court is a street in Kingsbury.
Ennerdale Drive, NW9 Ennerdale Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Esmar Crescent, NW9 Esmar Crescent is a road in the NW9 postcode area
European Business Centre, NW9 European Business Centre is a street in Kingsbury.
Everglade Strand, NW9 Everglade Strand is a street in Kingsbury.
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Eversfield Gardens, NW7 Eversfield Gardens is a road in the NW7 postcode area
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Falcon Way, NW9 Falcon Way is a road in the NW9 postcode area
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Field Mead, NW9 Field Mead is a street in Kingsbury.
Five Acre, NW9 Five Acre is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Forest Gate, NW9 Forest Gate is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Fryent Crescent, NW9 Fryent Crescent is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Fryent Fields, NW9 Fryent Fields is a road in the NW9 postcode area
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Fulbeck Drive, NW9 Fulbeck Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Further Acre, NW9 Further Acre is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Gadsbury Close, NW9 Gadsbury Close is a street in Kingsbury.
Galy, NW9 Galy is a street in Kingsbury.
Garrick Road, NW9 Garrick Road is a street in Kingsbury.
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Gresswell, NW9 Gresswell is a street in Kingsbury.
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Herbert Road, NW9 Herbert Road is a road in the NW9 postcode area
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Little Strand, NW9 Little Strand is a road in the NW9 postcode area
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Long Field, NW9 Long Field is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Long Mead, NW9 Long Mead is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Lower Strand, NW9 Lower Strand is a road in the NW9 postcode area
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Lyndhurst Avenue, NW7 Lyndhurst Avenue is a street in Mill Hill.
Lynton Avenue, NW9 Lynton Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
M1, NW4 The M1, as it enters the NW4 postcode, is the southernmost section of this motorway.
Malcolm Crescent, NW4 Malcolm Crescent is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Manor Way, NW9 Manor Way is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Maple Gardens, HA8 Maple Gardens is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Mardale Drive, NW9 Mardale Drive is a street in Kingsbury.
Marlow Court, NW9 Marlow Court is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Marriotts Close, NW9 Marriotts Close is a post-war development.
Marsh Drive, NW9 Marsh Drive is a street in Kingsbury.
Martynside, NW9 Martynside is a street in Kingsbury.
Meadow Way, NW9 Meadow Way is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Mill Hill Industrial Estate, NW7 Mill Hill Industrial Estate is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Milling Road, HA8 Milling Road is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Milton Road, NW9 Milton Road was the site of the first church in West Hendon.
Moineau, NW9 Moineau is a street in Kingsbury.
Montrose Avenue, NW9 Montrose Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Mornington Close, NW9 Mornington Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Mostyn Road, HA8 Mostyn Road is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Mount Drive, NW9 Mount Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Near Acre, NW9 Near Acre is a road in the NW9 postcode area
New Way Road, NW9 New Way Road is a street in Kingsbury.
North Acre, NW9 North Acre is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Northgate Drive, NW9 Northgate Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Oldberry Road, HA8 Oldberry Road is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Orchard Gate, NW9 Orchard Gate is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Pageant Avenue, NW9 Pageant Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Park Road, NW4 Park Road is a street in Hendon.
Park Road, NW9 Park Road is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Parkfields Avenue, NW9 Parkfields Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Parkmead Gardens, NW7 Parkmead Gardens is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Parkside, NW7 Parkside is a street in Mill Hill.
Pasteur Close, NW9 Pasteur Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Pear Close, NW9 Pear Close is a street in Kingsbury.
Peel Drive, NW9 Peel Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Pentavia Retail Park, NW7 Pentavia Retail Park is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Pollard Road, NW9 Pollard Road was urbanised in the final decades of the nineteenth century.
Poolsford Road, NW9 Poolsford Road is a street in Kingsbury.
Propeller Way, NW4 Propeller Way is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Propeller Way, NW9 Propeller Way is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Quakers Course, NW9 Quakers Course is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Ramsay Road, NW9 Ramsay Road was the northernmost of a series of disappeared streets in West Hendon.
Ramsey Close, NW9 Ramsey Close consists of two storey semi-detached houses built in the 1980s.
Randall, NW9 Randall is a street in Kingsbury.
Rankin Close, NW9 Rankin Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Rannock Avenue, NW9 Rannock Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Raven Close, NW9 Raven Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Reets Farm Close, NW9 Reets Farm Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Ridge Close, NW9 Ridge Close is a street in Kingsbury.
Rivington Crescent, NW7 Rivington Crescent, while part of the Graham Park estate, is over the ’ postcode border’ to lie in NW7.
Rookery Close, NW9 Rookery Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Rookery Way, NW9 Rookery Way is a street in Kingsbury.
Ross Court, NW9 Ross Court is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Rowan Drive, NW9 Rowan Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Rowlands Close, NW7 Rowlands Close is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Rushgrove Avenue, NW9 Rushgrove Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Rushgrove Parade, NW9 Rushgrove Parade is a street in Kingsbury.
Russell Road, NW9 Russell Road is a street in Kingsbury.
Ruthin Close, NW9 Ruthin Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Rydal Gardens, NW9 Rydal Gardens is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Sandhurst Road, NW9 Sandhurst Road is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Scottwell Drive, NW9 Scottwell Drive is a street in Kingsbury.
Seelig Avenue, NW9 Seelig Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Shearwater Drive, NW9 Shearwater Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Sheaveshill Avenue, NW9 Sheaveshill Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Sheaveshill Parade, NW9 Sheaveshill Parade is a street in Kingsbury.
Silkfield Road, NW9 Silkfield Road is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Snowdon Drive, NW9 Snowdon Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
South Mead, NW9 South Mead is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Spalding Close, HA8 Spalding Close is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Springfield Gardens, NW9 Springfield Gardens is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Springfield Mount, NW9 Springfield Mount is a street in Kingsbury.
St Matthias Close, NW9 St Matthias Close is a street in Kingsbury.
Stancroft, NW9 Stancroft is a street in Kingsbury.
Station Road, NW9 Station Road was formerly called Burroughs Lane and led from the Burroughs to Edgware Road south of Silk Bridge.
Stonecrop Close, NW9 Stonecrop Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Storksmead Road, HA8 Storksmead Road is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Stuart Avenue, NW9 Stuart Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Summit Avenue, NW9 Summit Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Summit Close, NW9 Summit Close is a street in Kingsbury.
Sunny View, NW9 Sunny View is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Sunnyside Terrace, NW9 Sunnyside Terrace is a street in Kingsbury.
Swan Drive, NW9 Swan Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Talbot Crescent, NW4 Talbot Crescent is a street in Hendon.
Talgarth Walk, NW9 Talgarth Walk is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Tangmere Way, NW9 Tangmere Way is a street in Kingsbury.
Technology Park, NW9 Technology Park is a street in Kingsbury.
Telford Road, NW9 Telford Road is a road in the NW9 postcode area
The Broadway, NW9 The Broadway is a street in Kingsbury.
The Concourse, NW9 The Concourse is a street in Kingsbury.
The Hyde Industrial Estate, NW9 The Hyde Industrial Estate is a street in Kingsbury.
The Hyde, NW9 The Hyde is a street in Kingsbury.
The Loning, NW9 The Loning is a road in the NW9 postcode area
The Mall, NW9 The Mall is a road in the NW9 postcode area
The Meads, HA8 The Meads is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
The Ridgeway, NW9 The Ridgeway is a crescent north of Wakemans Hill Avenue.
Tithe Close, NW7 Tithe Close is a street in Mill Hill.
Tithe Walk, NW7 Tithe Walk is a street in Mill Hill.
Townsend Lane, NW9 Townsend Lane is a street in Kingsbury.
Trenchard Close, NW9 Trenchard Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Trevor Gardens, HA8 Trevor Gardens is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Trevor Road, HA8 Trevor Road is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Tyre Lane, NW9 Tyre Lane is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Tyrrel Way, NW9 Tyrrel Way is a street in Kingsbury.
University Close, NW7 University Close lies off of Rivington Crescent.
Valentine, NW9 Valentine is a street in Kingsbury.
Varley Parade, NW9 Varley Parade is a street in Kingsbury.
Verulam Court, NW9 Verulam Court is a street in Kingsbury.
Wakemans Hill Avenue, NW9 Wakemans Hill Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Wardell Close, HA8 Wardell Close is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Wardell Field, NW9 Wardell Field is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Warmwell Avenue, NW9 Warmwell Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Warner Close, NW9 Warner Close was part of the West Hendon Estate.
West Hendon Broadway, NW9 West Hendon Broadway is part of the Edgware Road.
Wiggins Mead, NW9 Wiggins Mead is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Wilberforce Road, NW9 Wilberforce Road is a street in Kingsbury.
Windover Avenue, NW9 Windover Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Wingfield Children Family Centre, NW9 Wingfield Children Family Centre is a street in Kingsbury.
Winston Avenue, NW9 Winston Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Withers Mead, NW9 Withers Mead is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Wolsey Grove, HA8 Wolsey Grove is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Wood Close, NW9 Wood Close is a street in Kingsbury.
Wood Lane, NW9 Wood Lane is a street in Kingsbury.
Woodcroft Avenue, HA8 Woodcroft Avenue is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Woodcroft Avenue, NW7 Woodcroft Avenue is a street in Mill Hill.
Woodfield Avenue, NW9 Woodfield Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Woodland Way, NW7 Woodland Way is a street in Mill Hill.
Woolmead Avenue, NW2 Woolmead Avenue is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Woolmead Avenue, NW9 Woolmead Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.


Colindale

Colindale is an area of north London lying to the northwest of Hendon.

Formerly in the borough and ancient parish of Hendon, Colindale was essentially the dale between Mill Hill and Burroughs. By the middle of the 20th century, it had come to include that part of the Edgware Road between The Hyde, and Burnt Oak.

The area is named after a 16th century family of the same name. Until the 20th century Collindale, was without any buildings save for a large house called Collindale Lodge, Collindale Farm, and a few cottages. (A spelling with two L’s has been used, as on this printed in 1873.) All of these properties were on Collindeep Lane, which had in the medieval period been an alternative route out of London (via Hampstead, Golders Green, and Hendon) to the Edgware Road. By the end of the 16th century it was not often used as a main road, and by the middle part of the 19th century was called Ancient Street.

By the end of the 19th century cheap land prices made Colindale attractive to developers. Colindale Hospital was started in 1898 as an asylum for the long term sick of central London, and The Government Lymph Establishment for making vaccines was built in 1907. By 1996 the majority of the hospital was closed, and at present lies mostly derelict. In 1902 the British Museum built a new depository, and kept the newspaper collection there from 1934.

Garstin’s Ltd established a trunk factory in 1901, as well as a row of cottages called Leatherville, as such they constitute the first manufacturer in the Collindale. By 1914 there was already housing between Colindale Avenue and Annesley avenues mostly to house the workers of these endeavours. Immediately after the First World War a number of other manufacturing companies came to Colindale. Franco Illuminated Signs came to Aerodrome Road in 1922. They made their money making the lights for the Franco British Exhibition (1909), from which they took their name (later abbreviated to Franco). They were best known for the neon signs to be found in Piccadilly from the 1920s to the 1970s. Frigidaire started in a wooden shack in Aerodrome Road, employing 11 people in 1923, and selling the first automatic household fridges in England. The reason why many of these and other companies chose Colindale was that there was land available for expansion. However by 1923 the tube railway reached Colindale, land prices increased and factory expansion was not realisable. A number of industries looked elsewhere for premises. In 1931 Fridgdaire, for example, decided to build a new manufacturing plant on the Edgware Road and had moved its entire operations there by 1946.

Colindale station opened on 18 August 1924 on what was then the Hampstead and Highgate Line as the first station on the second section of the Underground’s extension to Edgware.

After the station opened suburban development was rapid, and by 1939 much of the western side was semi-detached housing. Typical is the Colin Park Estate built by F. H. Stucke & Co, built around Colindeep Lane (1927). A number of the houses on this estate are by the architect E. G. Trobridge. St Matthias started as a mission church in 1905. Its permanent building was opened in 1934 and rebuilt 1971-3. Colindale infants’ school was started in Colindeep Lane in 1921, with a new building constructed in Woodfield Avenue in 1933. In September of 1940 Colindale tube station and the Newpaper Library (rebuilt 1957) were bombed, and the site was visited by George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the late Queen Mother. The V1 flying bombs hit Colindale Hospital on 1 July 1944 killing four members of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force.

Places of interest include the British Library newspaper depository, the Royal Air Force Museum, Barnet College, and the Peel Centre (better known as Hendon Police College).

A small brook, a tributary of the River Brent called the Silk Stream, runs north to south. Here also is the Grahame Park Estate, built on the former Hendon Aerodrome.


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