April 2019 archive

Hampstead Garden Suburb – a history

This history of Hampstead Garden Suburb was a paper written for the London Division of English Heritage in December 1994 by Dr C E Miele. No copyright claim is assumed by this blog. Begun in 1907 Hampstead Garden Suburb is known internationally as the most perfect example of its type. Its designers Barry Parker and …

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Ealing

Many streets in this guide are derived from the Conservation Area Guides from the London Borough of Ealing. Certain entries were adapted from the http://www.westealingneighbours.org.uk website. ACTON Acton is drained by two main streams. The Bollo Brook rises near Fordhook and flows south-eastward to Acton Green, passing into Chiswick. The Stamford Brook’s western branch, apparently rising …

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Hanger Hill

The Hanger Hill (Haymills) Estate Conservation Area (CA) is situated in the former historic County of Middlesex. The CA is within the ward of Hanger Hill in the London Borough of Ealing. Hanger Hill (Haymills) Estate CA forms a neat semi-circle comprising four roads – Chatsworth Road, The Ridings, Ashbourne Road and Corringway. The four roads curve following a well defined circular …

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Hanwell in 1800

A recreated 1800 map of Hanwell recreated by the London Borough of Ealing.