Portman Gardens, NW9

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Portman Gardens, NW9

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Road · Colindale · NW9 ·
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2017

Portman Gardens is a road in the NW9 postcode area




NEARBY STREETS
Abbots Road, HA8 Abbots Road follows a footpath which stretched from Bunns Lane to Orange Hill House.
Airco Close, NW9 Airco Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Angus Gardens, NW9 Angus Gardens is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Annesley Avenue, NW9 Annesley Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Arundel Gardens, HA8 Arundel Gardens is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Ash Tree Dell, NW9 Ash Tree Dell is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Back Lane, HA8 Back Lane is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Barnfield Road, HA8 Barnfield Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Barnhill Road, NW9 Barnhill Road is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Bernhart Close, HA8 Bernhart Close is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Beverley Drive, NW9 Beverley Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Birchwood Court, HA8 Birchwood Court is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Blessbury Road, HA8 Blessbury Road is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Blundell Road, NW9 Blundell Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Bowater Close, NW9 Bowater Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Braemar Gardens, NW9 Braemar Gardens is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Briar Walk, HA8 Briar Walk is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Broadview, NW9 Broadview is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Buck Lane, NW9 Buck Lane is a street in Kingsbury.
Capitol Way, NW9 Capitol Way is a street in Kingsbury.
Cardinal Close, HA8 Cardinal Close is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Carlisle Road, NW9 Carlisle Road is a street in Kingsbury.
Cecil Road, NW9 Cecil Road is a street in Kingsbury.
Colchester Road, HA8 Colchester Road is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Colindale Avenue, NW9 Colindale Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Comet, NW9 Comet is a street in Kingsbury.
Coningsby Avenue, NW9 Coningsby Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Coniston Gardens, NW9 Coniston Gardens is a street in Kingsbury.
Cressingham Road, HA8 Cressingham Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Deans Close, HA8 Deans Close is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Douglas, NW9 Douglas is a street in Kingsbury.
Edgware Road, NW9 Edgware Road is a street in Kingsbury.
Edrick Walk, HA8 Edrick Walk is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Edwin Road, HA8 Edwin Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Elmwood Crescent, NW9 Elmwood Crescent is a street in Kingsbury.
Ennerdale Drive, NW9 Ennerdale Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Evelyn Avenue, NW9 Evelyn Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Fairfields Close, NW9 Fairfields Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Fairfields Crescent, NW9 Fairfields Crescent is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Ferndene, NW9 Ferndene is a street in Kingsbury.
Fortescue Road, HA8 Fortescue Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Fulbeck Drive, NW9 Fulbeck Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Galy, NW9 Galy is a street in Kingsbury.
Gaskarth Road, HA8 Gaskarth Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Gaydon Lane, NW9 Gaydon Lane is a street in Kingsbury.
Gervase Road, HA8 Gervase Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Gilbert Grove, HA8 Gilbert Grove is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Gloucester Grove, HA8 Gloucester Grove is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Greenway Close, NW9 Greenway Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Greenway Gardens, NW9 Greenway Gardens is a street in Kingsbury.
Gresswell, NW9 Gresswell is a street in Kingsbury.
Grove Crescent, NW9 Grove Crescent is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Grove Park, NW9 Grove Park is a street in Kingsbury.
Halt Parade, NW9 Halt Parade is a street in Kingsbury.
Hanshaw Drive, HA8 Hanshaw Drive is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Hay Lane, NW9 Hay Lane is a street in Kingsbury.
Haydon Close, NW9 Haydon Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Hayland Close, NW9 Hayland Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
High Meadow Crescent, NW9 High Meadow Crescent is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Highcroft, NW9 Highcroft is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Highfield Avenue, NW9 Highfield Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Highfield Close, NW9 Highfield Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Hill View Gardens, NW9 Hill View Gardens is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Hillside, NW9 Hillside is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Holmstall Avenue, NW9 Holmstall Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Homefield Road, HA8 Homefield Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Hook Walk, HA8 Hook Walk is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Horsecroft Road, HA8 Horsecroft Road is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Hudson, NW9 Hudson is a street in Kingsbury.
Islip Gardens, HA8 Islip Gardens is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Kingsbury Road, NW9 Kingsbury Road is a street in Kingsbury.
Kirton Walk, HA8 A street within the HA8 postcode
Langham Gardens, HA8 Langham Gardens is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Langham Road, HA8 Langham Road is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Larkway Close, NW9 Larkway Close is a street in Kingsbury.
Limesdale Gardens, HA8 Limesdale Gardens is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Lingard Avenue, NW9 Lingard Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Littlefield Road, HA8 Littlefield Road is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Lynford Close, HA8 Lynford Close is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Mardale Drive, NW9 Mardale Drive is a street in Kingsbury.
Market Lane, HA8 Market Lane is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Martynside, NW9 Martynside is a street in Kingsbury.
Mead Court, NW9 Mead Court is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Meadow Way, NW9 Meadow Way is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Millfield Road, HA8 Millfield Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Milling Road, HA8 Milling Road is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Moineau, NW9 Moineau is a street in Kingsbury.
Montrose Avenue, NW9 Montrose Avenue 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
Mountaire Court, NW9 Mountaire Court is a street in Kingsbury.
Norwich Walk, HA8 Norwich Walk is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Nurse Close, HA8 Nurse Close is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Oak Tree Dell, NW9 Oak Tree Dell is a street in Kingsbury.
Orange Hill Road, HA8 Orange Hill Road is named after a house which was built around 1818 and which stood on Abbots Road.
Orchard Gate, NW9 Orchard Gate is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Pageant Avenue, NW9 Pageant Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Pear Close, NW9 Pear Close is a street in Kingsbury.
Piper’s Green, NW9 Piper’s Green is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Playfield Road, HA8 Playfield Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Randall, NW9 Randall is a street in Kingsbury.
Ridge Close, NW9 Ridge Close is a street in Kingsbury.
Roe Green, NW9 Roe Green is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Rose Glen, NW9 Rose Glen is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Ruddock Close, HA8 A street within the HA8 postcode
Sandhurst Road, NW9 Sandhurst Road is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Silkstream Parade, HA8 Silkstream Parade is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Silkstream Road, HA8 Silkstream Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Southbourne Avenue, NW9 Southbourne Avenue is a road in the NW9 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 Alphage Walk, HA8 St Alphage Walk is a road in the HA8 postcode area
St Georges Avenue, NW9 St Georges Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Stag Lane, NW9 Stag Lane is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Stancroft, NW9 Stancroft is a street in Kingsbury.
Stonecrop Close, NW9 Stonecrop Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Stubbs Close, NW9 Stubbs Close 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.
Technology Park, NW9 Technology Park is a street in Kingsbury.
The Greenway, NW9 The Greenway is a street in Kingsbury.
The Grove, NW9 The Grove is a street in Kingsbury.
The Mall, NW9 The Mall is a road in the NW9 postcode area
The Retreat, NW9 The Retreat is a road in the NW9 postcode area
The Ridgeway, NW9 The Ridgeway is a crescent north of Wakemans Hill Avenue.
Thirleby Road, HA8 Thirleby Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
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
Uphill Drive, NW9 Uphill Drive is a street in Kingsbury.
Valentine, NW9 Valentine is a street in Kingsbury.
Wakemans Hill Avenue, NW9 Wakemans Hill Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Warmwell Avenue, NW9 Warmwell Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Watling Avenue, HA8 Watling Avenue is a large local centre forming a part of the Burnt Oak Broadway shopping area.
Westfield Close, NW9 Westfield Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
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.
Wolsey Grove, HA8 Wolsey Grove is a road in the HA8 postcode area
Woodland Close, NW9 Woodland Close 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.

Garston’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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