Maybank Avenue, Sudbury, Middlesex

Road might date from the first world war period. Most of the urban landscape is interwar

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Maybank Avenue, HA0

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Road · Sudbury Town · UB6 ·
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2017

Maybank Avenue is a road in the HA0 postcode area




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Amery Road, HA1 Amery Road is a road in the HA1 postcode area
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Ashton Court, HA1 A street within the HA1 postcode
Aspen Drive, HA0 Aspen Drive is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Bengeworth Road, HA1 Bengeworth Road is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Bourne View, UB6 Bourne View is a road in the UB6 postcode area
Bracewell Avenue, UB6 Bracewell Avenue is a road in the UB6 postcode area
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Buchanan Court, HA1 Buchanan Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Calverton Place, UB6 A street within the UB6 postcode
Canal Wharf, UB6 A street within the UB6 postcode
Church Gardens, HA0 Church Gardens is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Clementine Churchill Hospital, HA1 Clementine Churchill Hospital is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Court Parade, HA0 This is a street in the HA0 postcode area
Court Parade, HA1 Court Parade is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Drew Gardens, UB6 Drew Gardens is a road in the UB6 postcode area
Eastcote Avenue, UB6 Eastcote Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB6 postal area.
Elms Court, HA0 Elms Court is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Elms Gardens, HA0 Elms Gardens is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Elms Lane, HA0 Elms Lane is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Elms Park Avenue, HA0 Elms Park Avenue is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Elton Avenue, UB6 Elton Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB6 postal area.
Firecrest Court, UB6 A street within the UB6 postcode
Foxlees, HA0 Foxlees is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Gauntlett Court, HA0 Gauntlett Court is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Grange Court, HA1 A street within the HA1 postcode
Grantchester Close, HA1 Grantchester Close is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Greenbank Avenue, HA0 Greenbank Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Greenbank Avenue, UB6 Greenbank Avenue is a road in the UB6 postcode area
Heritage View, HA1 Heritage View is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Hill Road, HA0 Hill Road is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Homefield Road, HA0 Homefield Road is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Horsenden Lane North, UB6 Horsenden Lane North lies north of the Grand Union Canal.
John Lyon Roundabout, HA0 John Lyon Roundabout is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Jubilee Road, UB6 Jubilee Road is a road in the UB6 postcode area
Kenelm Close, HA1 Kenelm Close is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Lanfranc Court, HA1 Lanfranc Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Littleton Crescent, HA1 Littleton Crescent is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Littleton Road, HA1 Littleton Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Lothian Close, HA0 Lothian Close is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Maven Court 1, HA1 A street within the HA1 postcode
Maybank Avenue, UB6 Maybank Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Medway Gardens, HA0 Medway Gardens is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Melville Avenue, UB6 Melville Avenue is a road in the UB6 postcode area
Morden Gardens, UB6 Morden Gardens is a road in the UB6 postcode area
Mulgrave Road, HA1 Mulgrave Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
New Road, HA1 New Road is a road in the HA1 postcode area
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Odeon Parade, UB6 Odeon Parade is one of the streets of London in the UB6 postal area.
Park Lodge, HA1 A street within the HA1 postcode
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Priory Hill, HA0 Priory Hill is a road in the HA0 postcode area
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Robin Hood Way, UB6 Robin Hood Way is one of the streets of London in the UB6 postal area.
Rosehill Gardens, UB6 Rosehill Gardens is a road in the UB6 postcode area
Rosewood Avenue, UB6 Rosewood Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB6 postal area.
Rowan Close, HA0 Rowan Close is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Saint Andrews Avenue, HA0 This is a street in the HA0 postcode area
Sherry Close, HA0 Sherry Close is a road in the HA0 postcode area
St Andrews Avenue, HA0 St Andrews Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
St Georges Close, HA0 St Georges Close is a road in the HA0 postcode area
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Sudbury Court Road, HA0 Sudbury Court Road is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Sudbury Croft, HA0 Sudbury Croft is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Sudbury Heights Avenue, UB6 Sudbury Heights Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB6 postal area.
Sudbury Hill Close, HA0 Sudbury Hill Close is a road in the HA0 postcode area
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Whitton Avenue East, HA0 Whitton Avenue East is a road in the HA0 postcode area
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Whitton Avenue Eastreet, UB6 A street within the UB6 postcode
Whitton Drive, UB6 Whitton Drive is a road in the UB6 postcode area
Windmore Close, HA0 Windmore Close is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Woodcroft, UB6 A street within the UB6 postcode
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Sudbury Town

Sudbury, as a historical area once extended from the ’South Manor- Sudbury’ (thought to have been on Harrow Hill) to the area that is now known as Wembley Central.

A majority of the land that once formed Sudbury Common until the 1930s has now been developed as a relatively green residential suburb of London.

Wealthy sisters and local philanthropists the Copland Sisters, after which many local landmarks from streets to schools were named, commissioned Sir John Gilbert Scott, the architect who later designed the Albert Memorial and St Pancras station, to build the Church of St John in 1846 which now marks the easterly extent of Sudbury. Opposite is Copland House, now a home for the elderly. The Coplands built Sudbury Lodge in the grounds of their father’s home in Crabbs House.

This would later change hands and be owned by another wealthy and philanthropist family, the Barhams. During the late Georgian period Sudbury was the home of the Express Dairy Company Limited run by the Barham Family. It was the first British Dairy to use glass milk bottles, the first to use milk churns and glass lined tanks to carry 30 000 gallons of milk by train into London every night and one of the first to introduce pasteurisation to sterilise milk. For his services the owner and managing director George Barham Sr. was knighted in 1904. He died in 1913 leaving his business to his son Titus Barham.

Urbanisation began in earnest in the late 19th century with the arrival of the railways and Sudbury town became part of the London commuter belt.

Sudbury Town station was opened on 28 June 1903 by the District Railway (now the District line) on its new extension to South Harrow from Park Royal & Twyford Abbey. This new extension was, together with the existing tracks back to Acton Town, the first section of the Underground’s surface lines to be electrified and operate electric instead of steam trains.

The demand for housing was such that within the short interwar period much of the area became urbanised. Titus Barham died aged 77 years in 1937 and he left considerable lands for the benefit of the public rather than building.

Despite the building, it remains a relatively green area mainly due to a strict planning control. In 1928 land was given over for the Vale Farm sports fields. There has been a swimming pool on the site since 1932.

The original Sudbury Town station building was demolished in 1930 and 1931 and replaced by a new station in preparation for the handover of the branch from the District line to the Piccadilly line. The new station was designed by Charles Holden in a modern European style using brick, reinforced concrete and glass. Like the stations at Sudbury Hill to the north and Alperton to the south as well as others that Holden designed elsewhere for the east and west Piccadilly line extensions such as Acton Town and Oakwood, Sudbury Town station features a tall block-like ticket hall rising above a low horizontal structure that contains station facilities and shops. The brick walls of the ticket hall are punctuated with panels of clerestory windows and the structure is capped with a flat concrete slab roof. Sudbury Town station is a Grade II* listed building. Some of the original station signage uses the Johnston Delf Smith typeface, a wedge-serif variation of the standard London Underground Johnston typeface.

On 4 July 1932, the Piccadilly line was extended to run west of its original terminus at Hammersmith sharing the route with the District line to Ealing Common. From Ealing Common to South Harrow, the District line was replaced by the Piccadilly line.
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