Sunningfields Crescent, NW4

Road in/near Hendon, existing between 1882 and now

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Road · Hendon · NW4 ·
JUNE
13
2017

Sunningfields Crescent lies within the vicinity of Sunny Hill Park.

The northern limit of housing in nineteenth century Hendon was marked by Sunningfields Road, Sunny Gardens Road, and Sunningfields Crescent, the last of which was laid out in 1882 and built up at the end of the century.


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CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LOCALITY

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Martina   
Added: 13 Jul 2017 21:22 GMT   

Schweppes factory
The site is now a car shop and Angels Fancy Dress shop and various bread factories are there.

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LATEST LONDON-WIDE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PROJECT

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Richard Lake   
Added: 28 Sep 2022 09:37 GMT   

Trade Union Official
John William Lake snr moved with his family to 22 De Laune Street in 1936. He was the London Branch Secretary for the Street Masons, Paviours and Road Makers Union. He had previously lived in Orange St now Copperfield St Southwark but had been forced to move because the landlord didn’t like him working from home and said it broke his lease.
John William snr died in 1940. His son John William Lake jnr also became a stone mason and at the end of World War two he was responsible for the engraving of the dates of WW2 onto the Cenotaph in Whitehall.

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Lived here
Julie   
Added: 22 Sep 2022 18:30 GMT   

Well Walk, NW3 (1817 - 1818)
The home of Benthy, the Postman, with whom poet John Keats and his brother Tom lodged from early 1817 to Dec., 1818. They occupied the first floor up. Here Tom died Dec. 1, 1818. It was next door to the Welles Tavern then called ’The Green Man’."

From collected papers and photos re: No. 1 Well Walk at the library of Harvard University.

Source: No. 1, Well Walk, Hampstead. | HOLLIS for

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Comment
   
Added: 4 Sep 2022 15:42 GMT   

Superman 2
I worked here in 1977. The scene in the prison laundry in Superman 2 was filmed here.

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TUM   
Added: 27 Aug 2022 10:22 GMT   

The Underground Map
Michael Faraday successfully demonstrated the first electrical transformer at the Royal Institute, London.

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Admin   
Added: 26 Aug 2022 15:19 GMT   

Bus makes a leap
A number 78 double-decker bus driven by Albert Gunter was forced to jump an accidentally opening Tower Bridge.

He was awarded a £10 bonus.

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Admin   
Added: 26 Aug 2022 12:44 GMT   

The world’s first underground train
The very first underground train left Paddington on the new Metropolitan Railway bound for Farringdon Street.

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Admin   
Added: 26 Aug 2022 12:41 GMT   

Baker Street
Baker Street station opened on the Metropolitan Railway - the world’s first underground line.

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Admin   
Added: 26 Aug 2022 12:17 GMT   

TV comes to Olympia
Over 7000 people queued to see the first high definition television pictures on sets at the Olympia Radio Show. The pictures were transmitted by the BBC from Alexandra Palace, introduced by Leslie Mitchell, their first announcer.

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Sunnyhill Park Sunny Hill Park is a 22 hectare park, situated within the angle formed by the A1 and the A41.

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Barford Close, NW4 Barford Close is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Barnet By-Pass, NW4 This is a street in the NW4 postcode area
Chatsworth Avenue, NW4 Chatsworth Avenue is a street in Hendon.
Chatsworth Close, NW4 Chatsworth Close is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Clarendon Gardens, NW4 Clarendon Gardens is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Downage, NW4 Downage is a road with an ancient name.
Edinburgh House, NW4 Residential block
Garrick Drive, NW4 Garrick Drive is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Great North Way, NW4 Great North Way is a street in Hendon.
Greenlands Lane, NW4 Greenlands Lane is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Hendale Avenue, NW4 Hendale Avenue is a street in Hendon.
Hilltop Gardens, NW4 Hilltop Gardens is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Meadow Drive, NW4 Meadow Drive is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Nursery Walk, NW4 Nursery Walk is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Parson Street, NW4 Parson Street was already in existence by 1321.
Rowsley Avenue, NW4 Rowsley Avenue is a street in Hendon.
Sherwood Road, NW4 Sherwood Road is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Southfields, NW4 Southfields is a street in Hendon.
St Mary’s Crescent, NW4 St Mary’s Crescent is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Sunningfields Road, NW4 Sunningfields Road is a street in Hendon.
Sunny Gardens Parade, NW4 Sunny Gardens Parade is a street in Hendon.
Sunny Gardens Road, NW4 Sunny Gardens Road leads north out of Hendon.
Sunny Hill, NW4 Sunny Hill is a street in Hendon.
Tenterden Close, NW4 Tentendon Close is a small cul-de-sac off of Tenterden Grove in Hendon.
Westside, NW4 Westside is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Wilshaw Close, NW4 Wilshaw Close is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Woodtree Close, NW4 Woodtree Close is a road in the NW4 postcode area


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Hendon

Hendon railway station is a National Rail station situated to the west of Hendon, in the London Borough of Barnet.

The station was built by the Midland Railway in 1868 on its extension to St. Pancras. From 1875 the Midland opened a service to Victoria on the London, Chatham and Dover Railway and received coaches from the London and South Western Railway for attachment to north-bound trains.


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Church Farmhouse Museum from Greyhound Hill (2011)
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Greyhound Hill The photo was taken in 1912, looking down the hill towards Hendon Aerodrome.
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