Golders Green Road, NW11

Road in/near Golders Green, existing until now

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Golders Green Road, NW11

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Road · Golders Green · NW11 ·
December
3
2019

Golders Green Road - known by many other names too during its history - lies along an ancient road from London to Hendon.

In 1751 there were two inns at Golders Green: the Hoop (whose name was preserved in Hoop Lane) and the White Swan. In 1754, it was reported that there were about 16 houses with small gardens at Golders Green.

Half a century later, Golders Green contained ’many ornamental villas and cottages, surrounded with plantations’.

By 1828 detached houses had spread on both sides of the road as far as Brent Bridge. The green of Golders Green - a manorial waste both sides of Golders Green Road finally disappeared in 1874.

The villas in their wooded grounds - Alba Lodge, Golders Lodge, Gloucester Lodge, the Oaks, Grove House and Woodstock House - gave Golders Green its special character. They disappeared rapidly with the growth of suburban housing after the extension of the Underground.


Main source: A History of the County of Middlesex | British History Online
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NEARBY STREETS
Accommodation Road, NW11 The oddly-named Accommodation Road is a service road in Golders Green.
Alba Gardens, NW11 Alba Gardens is a street in Golders Green.
Alyth Gardens, NW11 Alyth Gardens is a street in Golders Green.
Ambrose Avenue, NW11 Ambrose Avenue is a street in Golders Green.
Beechcroft Avenue, NW11 Beechcroft Avenue is a street in Golders Green.
Beverley Gardens, NW11 Beverley Gardens is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Broadwalk Lane, NW11 Broadwalk Lane is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Brookside Road, NW11 Brookside Road is a street in Golders Green.
Dingwall Gardens, NW11 Dingwall Gardens is a street in Golders Green.
Elmcroft Avenue, NW11 Elmcroft Avenue is a street in Golders Green.
Elmcroft Crescent, NW11 Elmcroft Crescent is a street in Golders Green.
Elmcroft Cresent, NW11 Elmcroft Cresent is a street in Golders Green.
Finchley Road, NW11 Finchley Road was one of the major improvement roads of the 1820s.
Flower Mews, NW11 Flower Mews is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Forres Gardens, NW11 Forres Gardens is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Gainsborough Gardens, NW11 Gainsborough Gardens is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Garrick Avenue, NW11 Garrick Avenue is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Gloucester Gardens, NW11 Gloucester Gardens is a street in Golders Green.
Golders Gardens, NW11 Golders Gardens is a street in Golders Green.
Golders Green Crescent, NW11 Golders Green Crescent is a street in Golders Green.
Golders Green Cresent, NW11 Golders Green Cresent is a street in Golders Green.
Golders Manor Drive, NW11 Golders Manor Drive is a street in Golders Green.
Golders Way, NW11 Golders Way is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Hamilton Road, NW11 Hamilton Road is a street in Golders Green.
Hampstead Gardens, NW11 Hampstead Gardens is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Hanstead Garden, NW11 Hanstead Garden is a street in Golders Green.
Highcroft Gardens, NW11 Highcroft Gardens is a street in Golders Green.
Highfield Avenue, NW11 Highfield Avenue is a street in Golders Green.
Highfield Avenue, NW2 Highfield Avenue is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Highfield Gardens, NW11 Highfield Gardens is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Highfield Road, NW11 Highfield Road is a street in Golders Green.
Limes Avenue, NW11 Limes Avenue is a street in Golders Green.
Montpelier Rise, NW11 Montpelier Rise is a street in Golders Green.
Portsdown Avenue, NW11 Portsdown Avenue is a street in Golders Green.
Portsdown Mews, NW11 Portsdown Mews is a street in Golders Green.
Powis Gardens, NW11 Powis Gardens is a street in Golders Green.
Ravenscroft Avenue, NW11 Ravenscroft Avenue is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Ridge Hill, NW11 Ridge Hill is a street in Golders Green.
Russell Gardens, NW11 Russell Gardens is a street in Golders Green.
Russell Parade, NW11 Russell Parade is a street in Golders Green.
Saint Andrew’s Road, NW11 This is a street in the NW11 postcode area
Saint Mary’s Road, NW11 This is a street in the NW11 postcode area
Sandringham Road, NW11 Sandringham Road is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Sneath Avenue, NW11 Sneath Avenue is a road in the NW11 postcode area
St Andrews Road, NW11 St Andrews Road is a street in Golders Green.
St Edward’s Close, NW11 St Edward’s Close is a road in the NW11 postcode area
St John’s Road, NW11 St John’s Road is a road in the NW11 postcode area
St Marys Road, NW11 St Marys Road is a street in Golders Green.
Templars Avenue, NW11 Templars Avenue is a street in Golders Green.
The Drive, NW11 The Drive is a street in Golders Green.
The Grove, NW11 The Grove is a road in the NW11 postcode area
The Ridgeway, NW11 The Ridgeway takes its name from a very old road in Mill Hill.
The Riding, NW11 The Riding is a street in Golders Green.
Wentworth Road, NW11 Wentworth Road is a street in Golders Green.
Wessex Gardens, NW11 Wessex Gardens is a street in Golders Green.
Woodstock Avenue, NW11 Woodstock Avenue is a street in Golders Green.
Woodstock Road, NW11 Woodstock Road is a street in Golders Green.
Woodville Road, NW11 Woodville Road is a road in the NW11 postcode area


Golders Green

Golders Green was a rural hamlet at the crossroads of Finchley Road and North End Road until the arrival of the tube in 1907.

Golders Green station was opened by the Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway (CCE&HR, now part of the Northern Line) on 22 June 1907. It was one of the railway's two northern terminals (the other being at Archway) and was also the site of the railway's depot.

Before World War I plans were made to extend the CCE&HR north from Golders Green to Hendon and Edgware to open up new areas of the Middlesex countryside to development and to create a source of new passengers. The war postponed the construction of the extension and work did not begin until 12 June 1922. The first section of the extension, as far as Hendon Central opened on 19 November 1923.


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