Holmfield Avenue, NW4

Road in/near Hendon

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Road · Hendon · NW4 ·
July
8
2017

Holmfield Avenue is a road in the NW4 postcode area





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CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LOCALITY

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MARY RUSHTON-BEALES   
Added: 25 Jan 2021 17:58 GMT   

MY GRANDMA GREW UP HERE - 100 WILLIFIELD WAY
MY GRANDMA WINIFRED AND HER BROTHERS ERIC AND JEFF LIVED AT 100 WILLIFIELD WAY. THEY WERE PART OF THE HAMPSTEAD GARDEN SUBURB SOCIAL EXPERIMENT. GRANDMA ALWAYS TALKED ABOUT WILLIFIELD WAY AND HER LIFE IN HAMPSTEAD GARDEN SUBURB WITH GREAT AFFECTION. SHE WAS CONVINCED THAT THEY HAD BETTER EDUCATION BECAUSE THEY LIVED THERE. NOT LONG AGO MY BROTHER AND I TOOK THE TRAIN TO THIS PART OF LONDON AND WALKED DOWN THE ROAD. THE HOUSE IS STILL THERE

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Brian Lynch   
Added: 10 Apr 2022 13:38 GMT   

Staples Mattress Factory
An architect’s design of the Staples Mattress Factory
An image found on the website of Dalzell’s Beds, in Armagh Northern Ireland.

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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
Brent Street The largest hamlet of Hendon parish was Brent Street.
Foster House Foster House and Brent Lodge were two 18th-century brick houses at the corner of Butcher's Lane and Brent Street. Butcher's Lane later became Queen’s Road
Jewish Military Museum The Jewish Military Museum features exhibits about Jews serving in the British armed forces from the 18th century to the present day.

NEARBY STREETS
Albert Road, NW4 Albert Road is a street in Hendon.
Alexandra Road, NW4 Alexandra Road is a street in Hendon.
Aprey Gardens, NW4 Aprey Gardens is a street in Hendon.
Bell Lane, NW4 Bell Lane long connected Hendon with Temple Fortune,
Belle Vue Road, NW4 Belle Vue Road is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Bethel Close, NW4 Bethel Close is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Brampton Lane, NW4 Brampton Lane is a street in Hendon.
Brent Green, NW4 Brent Green is a street in Hendon.
Brent Street, NW4 Brent Street was a section of a main road north out of London.
Carol Close, NW4 Carol Close is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Century Close, NW4 Century Close is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Christchurch Hall, NW4 Christchurch Hall is a street in Hendon.
Christchurch Square, NW4 Christchurch Square is a road in the E9 postcode area
Colroy Court, NW11 Colroy Court is a small cul-de-sac south of Bridge Lane.
Courtleigh Gardens, NW11 Courtleigh Gardens is in an area of Temple Fortune
Cowley Place, NW4 Cowley Place is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Danescroft Avenue, NW4 Danescroft Avenue is a street in Hendon.
Danescroft Gardens, NW4 Danescroft Gardens is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Danescroft, NW4 Danescroft is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Elm Close, NW4 Elm Close is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Elm Park Gardens, NW4 Elm Park Gardens is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Elms Avenue, NW4 Elms Avenue is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Golders Rise, NW4 Golders Rise is a street in Hendon.
Green Lane, NW4 Green Lane is a street in Hendon.
Green Walk, NW4 Green Walk is a street in Hendon.
Greenbank Crescent, NW4 Greenbank Crescent is a street in Hendon.
Harmony Close, NW11 Harmony Close is a location in Temple Fortune
Harmony Way, NW4 Harmony Way is a street in Hendon.
Heriot Road, NW4 Heriot Road is a street in Hendon.
Hillview Gardens, NW4 Hillview Gardens is a street in Hendon.
Holmbrook Drive, NW4 Holmbrook Drive is a street in Hendon.
Holmdale Gardens, NW4 Holmdale Gardens is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Kings Close, NW4 Kings Close is a street in Hendon.
Lea Wood, NW4 Lea Wood is a street in Hendon.
Lisselton House, NW4 Residential block
North Circular Road, NW11 North Circular Road is a road in the NW4 postcode area
North Circular Road, NW11 North Circular Road dates from works done in 1924.
Park View Gardens, NW4 Park View Gardens is a street in Hendon.
Park Way, NW11 Park Way dates from 1924.
Prestige Way, NW4 Prestige Way is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Princes Park Avenue, NW11 Princes Park Avenue is in Temple Fortune
Queens Gardens, NW4 Queens Gardens is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Queens Way, NW4 Queens Way leads off Queens Road.
Rockfield House, NW4 Residential block
Sentinel Square, NW4 The Sentinel Square shopping centre dates from 1969.
Shirehall Close, NW4 Shirehall Close is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Southbourne Crescent, NW4 Southbourne Crescent is a road in the NW4 postcode area
The Approach, NW4 The Approach is a street in Hendon.
The Garage, NW4 The Garage is a street in Hendon.
Victoria Road, NW4 Victoria Road is a nineteenth-century road of Hendon.
Water Brook Lane, NW4 Water Brook Lane is a road in the NW4 postcode area
West Avenue, NW4 West Avenue is a street in Hendon.
Woodburn Close, NW4 Woodburn Close is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Woodlands Close, NW11 Woodlands Close is in the Temple Fortune area
Woodlands, NW11 Woodlands is a street in Golders Green.


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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.


LOCAL PHOTOS
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Brent station
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Hendon Park on a 1933 map
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Plough with horses
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Sinclair Grove in more halcyon days
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The site of Hendon Central station (1896) The future site of the 1920s Hendon Central station (at the red marker) was anticipated on the late nineteenth century Ordnance Survey map of the area. Butcher’s Lane, later to be Queen’s Road, headed west out of Hendon proper and made a sharp northward turn towards The Burroughs on the later site of Hendon Central Circus. The site is marked with GP (Guide Post) where a sign post pointed the way. Goosebury Gardens, at the bottom of the map, was located north of what became Brent Cross Flyover. The lane which ran north all the way The Burroughs became the route of Watford Way. The North Circular Road, Watford Way and the new Hendon Central station were all part of a coordinated 1920s scheme, transforming the area completely.
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In the neighbourhood...

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One of the ends of Sinclair Grove, NW11 In 1920s Golders Green, the road layout predated the arrival of housing.
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Hendon House (1890)
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Sinclair Grove in more halcyon days
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