Ashley Drive was one of the original Laing estate roads. Borehamwood might have looked very different if two 1930s plans had not been halted by the War. Since work had begun on extending the Underground system to Elstree Hill from Edgware, the John Laing company purchased hundreds of acres, intending to create a garden town. …
[advanced_iframe securitykey=”73bfdf36bff161fdb6d48c80a87afbe943e66891″ src=”http://theundergroundmap.com/iframe.html?id=37085&mapyear=3000&zoom=17&iheight=400″ width=”400″ height=”400″] Aycliffe Road is one of the major roads in the north of the Borehamwood estate. Boreham Wood – as it was spelled then – was a small village until the 1950s when there was a rapid expansion to provide housing for families relocated from North London. Separate estates, each with their own parade …
Barham Avenue was constructed on the site of two historic houses.
The Barnet Bypass, part of the A1, was opened in 1928.
In times gone by, the bus routes of London were l-o-n-g. London Transport have shortened routes in more modern days, both for the logistic reasons of bus station/depot placement and the slow speed of traffic-clogged streets. The latter reason causes huge problems in timetable planning. Thus, the modern route 2 does not cross a huge …
Brickfield Cottages lie between Theobald Street and the railway.
Clarendon Road runs north from Shenley Road.
Deacons Hill Road is a road connecting Barnet Lane and Allum Lane.
Drayton Road is one of the older streets in Borehamwood.
Elstree Way connects Shenley Road and the A1 in Borehamwood.