The Bohemia

Pub/bar in/near North Finchley

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Pub/bar · North Finchley · N12 ·
November
17
2021
The Bohemia is situated in North Finchley.

Originally a Firkin pub and then an O’Neill’s, the pub was taken over, rebranded and refurbished by Antic Ltd in 2012 but closed again in August 2013.

In June 2014, the Bohemia was reopened as a London Brewing Company brewpub, developing the vast building.

It was voted local CAMRA Pub of The Year in 2016. An on-site-brewery was set up (switching from The Bull in Highgate).


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CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LOCALITY


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Tim Stevenson   
Added: 16 Nov 2021 18:03 GMT   

Pub still open
The Bohemia survived the 2020/21 lockdowns and is still a thriving local social resource.

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Added: 16 Dec 2020 11:17 GMT   

Halliwick Manor House
My mother lived here for two or three years, in the 1920s (born 1922) with family, after First World War, which my grandfather fought in.....then after the war, grandfather looked after all the horses/shire horses at Halliwick Manor......

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LATEST LONDON-WIDE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PROJECT

Lived here
John Neill   
Added: 25 Nov 2021 11:30 GMT   

Sandringham Road, E10 (1937 - 1966)
I lived at No. 61 with my parents during these years. I went to Canterbury Road school (now Barclay Primary) and sang as a boy soprano (treble) in the church choir at St Andrew’s church, on the corner of Forest Glade.
Opposite us lived the Burgess family. Their son Russell also sang in my choir as a tenor. He later became a well-known musician and the choirmaster at Wandsworth Boys’ School.
Just at the end of WW2 a German rocket (V2) landed in the grounds of Whipps Cross Hospital, damaging many of the houses in Sandringham Road, including ours.

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STEPHEN JACKSON   
Added: 14 Nov 2021 17:25 GMT   

Fellows Court, E2
my family moved into the tower block 13th floor (maisonette), in 1967 after our street Lenthall rd e8 was demolished, we were one of the first families in the new block. A number of families from our street were rehoused in this and the adjoining flats. Inside toilet and central heating, all very modern at the time, plus eventually a tarmac football pitch in the grounds,(the cage), with a goal painted by the kids on the brick wall of the railway.

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STEPHEN ARTHUR JACKSON   
Added: 14 Nov 2021 17:12 GMT   

Lynedoch Street, E2
my father Arthur Jackson was born in lynedoch street in 1929 and lived with mm grandparents and siblings, until they were relocated to Pamela house Haggerston rd when the street was to be demolished

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Sir Walter Besant   
Added: 11 Nov 2021 18:47 GMT   

Sir Walter adds....
All the ground facing Wirtemberg Street at Chip and Cross Streets is being levelled for building and the old houses are disappearing fast. The small streets leading through into little Manor Street are very clean and tenanted by poor though respectable people, but little Manor Street is dirty, small, and narrow. Manor Street to Larkhall Rise is a wide fairly clean thoroughfare of mixed shops and houses which improves towards the north. The same may be said of Wirtemberg Street, which commences poorly, but from the Board School north is far better than at the Clapham end.

Source: London: South of the Thames - Chapter XX by Sir Walter Besant (1912)

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Comment
   
Added: 6 Nov 2021 15:03 GMT   

Old Nichol Street, E2
Information about my grandfather’s tobacconist shop

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tom   
Added: 3 Nov 2021 05:16 GMT   

I met
someone here 6 years ago

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Fion Anderson   
Added: 2 Nov 2021 12:55 GMT   

Elstree not Borehamwood
Home of the UK film industry

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Lived here
roger morris   
Added: 16 Oct 2021 08:50 GMT   

Atherton Road, IG5 (1958 - 1980)
I moved to Atherton road in 1958 until 1980 from Finsbury Park. My father purchased the house from his brother Sydney Morris. My father continued to live there until his death in 1997, my mother having died in 1988.
I attended The Glade Primary School in Atherton Road from sept 1958 until 1964 when I went to Beal School. Have fond memories of the area and friends who lived at no2 (Michael Clark)and no11 (Brian Skelly)

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Artsdepot The artsdepot is a multi-purpose cultural centre located in North Finchley and opened on 23 October 2004.
Coathouse Farm Coathouse Farm was the seat of the Peacock family.
Gaumont The Gaumont Finchley opened on 19 July 1937 and was built as a replacement for the Grand Hall across the road.
North Finchley North Finchley is centred on Tally Ho Corner, the junction of the roads to East Finchley, Finchley Central and Whetstone.
Tally Ho Corner Tally Ho Corner was named after a stagecoach service.
Woodhouse College Woodhouse College is a further education establishment which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 19.

NEARBY STREETS
Albert Street, N12 Albert Street is a nineteenth century cul-de-sac leading off of Lodge Lane.
Alexandra Grove, N12 Alexandra Grove is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Anastasia Mews, N12 Anastasia Mews is a road in the N12 postcode area
Arden Grange, N12 A street within the N12 postcode
Ashbourne Close, N12 Ashbourne Close is a road in the N12 postcode area
Ashbourne Court, N12 Ashbourne Court is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Avenue Road, N12 Avenue Road is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Ballards Lane, N12 Ballards Lane is the main road linking Finchley Central with North Finchley.
Beech Lawns, N12 Beech Lawns appeared for the first time in Kelly’s Directory of Finchley & Friern Barnet in 1938 as ‘Beech Court’.
Birkbeck Road, N12 Birkbeck Road is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Boxworth Close, N12 Boxworth Close is a road in the N12 postcode area
Cardrew Avenue, N12 Cardrew Avenue dates from 1936.
Castle Mews, N12 Castle Mews is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Castle Road, N12 Castle Road was named after the Rev E Castle who owned the land on which the road was built.
Church Path, N12 Church Path is a road in the N12 postcode area
Churchfield Avenue, N12 Churchfield Avenue is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Churchfield Way, N12 Churchfield Way is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Cliveden Close, N12 Cliveden Close is a road in the N12 postcode area
Coleridge Road, N12 Coleridge Road is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Cottonham Close, N12 Cottonham Close is a road in the N12 postcode area
Dale Grove, N12 Both Dale Grove and Hutton Grove were granted building leases in the 1870s.
Derby Avenue, N12 Derby Avenue is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Dorie Mews, N12 Dorie Mews is a road in the N12 postcode area
Fairfield Close, N12 A street within the N12 postcode
Fenstanton Avenue, N12 Fenstanton Avenue is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Finchley High Road, N12 The main road through Finchley was first laid out just before 1300.
Friern Park, N12 Friern Park was originnally part of Henry Holden’s Friern Park estate.
Friern Watch Avenue, N12 Friern Watch Avenue is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Gainsborough Road, N12 Gainsborough Road is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Glenhurst Road, N12 The planning application for Glenhurst Road was made in 1937.
Grand Arcade, N12 Grand Arcade is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Grange Avenue, N12 Grange Avenue is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Grove Road, N12 Grove Road is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Hall Street, N12 Hall Street is a road in the N12 postcode area
Hemingford Close, N12 Hemingford Close is a road in the N12 postcode area
Hillcourt Avenue, N12 Hillcourt Avenue is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Holden Avenue, N12 Holden Avenue is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Hughes Close, N12 Hughes Close is a road in the N12 postcode area
Hutton Grove, N12 Hutton Grove is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Kingsway, N12 Kingsway forms the lower part of the North Finchley triangle.
Lambert Mews, N12 A street within the N12 postcode
Lambert Road, N12 Lambert Road is a road in the N12 postcode area
Lambert Way, N12 Lambert Way is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Lodge Lane, N12 Lodge Lane has existed since the late eighteenth century.
Netherfield Road, N12 Netherfield Road is a road in the N12 postcode area
Northwood Gardens, N12 Northwood Gardens is a road in the N12 postcode area
Okehampton Close, N12 Okehampton Close was built on the site of a house called Okehampton.
Pamela Court, N12 A street within the N12 postcode
Park Court, N12 A street within the N12 postcode
Percy Road, N12 Percy Road is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Ravensdale Avenue, N12 Ravensdale Avenue was built on the estate of the former Friern Watch House.
Regent Close, N12 Regent Close is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Rosemont Avenue, N12 Rosemont Avenue is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
Stanhope Road, N12 Stanhope Road is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
The Lindens, N12 The Lindens is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.
The Oaks, N12 The Oaks is a road in the N12 postcode area
Theobalds Avenue, N12 A street within the N12 postcode
Torrington Park, N12 Torrington Park had been part of Henry Holden’s Friern Park estate lying east of the Great North Road.
Victoria Grove, N12 This is a street in the N12 postcode area
Welbeck Close, N12 Welbeck Close is a road in the N12 postcode area
Winifred Place, N12 Winifred Place is a road in the N12 postcode area
Woodside Park Road, N12 Woodside Park Road is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.

NEARBY PUBS
Elephant Inn This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Finchley United Services Club This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Malt and Hops The Malt and Hops was situated at 891 High Road, N12.
Moss Hall Tavern The Moss Hall Tavern opened in 1871 and became known as "The Elephant".
Tally Ho The Tally Ho was named after nearby Tally Ho Corner where in the 1820s and 30s the Tally Ho Coach Company kept the first change of horses used for the London to Birmingham mail coach.
Tally Ho This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Tommy Flynn’s This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Toolans This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Torrington House The Torrington Arms (Torrington House) opened in the 1830s.


North Finchley

North Finchley is centred on Tally Ho Corner, the junction of the roads to East Finchley, Finchley Central and Whetstone.

The name of the whole of the modern area covering North Finchley and neighbouring Whetstone was North End, a name first used in 1462.

The rapid enclosure of the countryside in the first years of the nineteenth century meant the end of Finchley Common in 1816, opening up North Finchley from urbanisation - this still took a while nevertheless.

21 cottages were built in Lodge Lane during 1824 and by the 1830s there were other houses - even a chapel by 1837.

By 1839 North Finchley had a blacksmith (on Lodge Lane and not the High Road).

In 1851 there was a regular bus service from the ’Torrington’ to Charing Cross and next came the local railway lines. Christ Church was opened in 1870 and a new parish was formed in 1872.

In 1905 the Metropolitan Electric Tramways started a route between Highgate and Whetstone - a tram depot was opened in Woodberry Grove. Trams and buses together promoted North Finchley’s development.


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Malt and Hops
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Torrington House
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In the neighbourhood...

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The Artsdepot, Nether Street
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The Tally Ho (1978). The pub was named after the Tally Ho stage coach company that had stables nearby. Prior to the building of the current pub in 1927 this was the Park Road Hotel.
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The Swan and Pyramids (1960)
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The Elephany a.k.a. the Moss Hall Tavern.
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Malt and Hops
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Park Road Hotel, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley.
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Torrington House
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