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Long Mead is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Grahame Park Way, NW9 Claude Grahame-White founded the Grahame-White Aviation Company near the site of the road in 1911.
Grahame Park was built on the site of the old Hendon Aerodrome.
The estate is named in honour of Claude Grahame-White, the aviation pioneer who established the Hendon Aerodrome and aviation school on the site. Most roads, blocks and walkways have names linked to the aviation history of the site.
The building of the estate was a joint project between the Greater London Council and Barnet Council. The estate was designed in a ’Brutalist. style and the first residents moved in during October 1971. Barnet Council is refurbishing much of the estate with a 2032 completion date.
The Royal Air Force Museum is situated immediately to the south-east of the estate.