Monday, 19 October 2009

The London/Buckinghamshire border. Poyle

The London, Hillingdon/ Buckinghamshire. boundary continues northwards up the west side of the M25.

The Wraysbury River flows southwards

Post to the south Poyle
Post to the east Longford
Post to the north Colnbrook Bypass
Post to the west Poyle Corner


Sites on the Buckinghamshire, Spelthorne, side of the boundary
Colndale Road
Poyle Industrial Area

Elbow Meadow

Old Bath Road
Mile stone
Pump. By the Punch Bowl Inn and set up for the Turnpike Trust. This was to provide water to put on the roads and cut down dust.
Congregational Chapel. 1823 brick
Poyle Manor House. 18th
Railway level Crossing.
Punch Bowl Inn. this is at the junction of the Old Bath Road and the Poyle Road.
The Toll House of the Colnbrook Turnpike Trust used to stand on the site opposite the pub. The Trust was responsible for the maintenance of 17 miles of the Bath Road between Cranford bridge and Maidenhead bridge.
Golf Driving Range
Rosary Farm
Colne Trading Estate
Pippins Park
Federal Express FedEx sorting office. Poyle is the location of a major facility where parcels and letters are processed before being air dispatched to overseas destinations (via nearby Heathrow airport).
Aerospace Fire Protection Company, named Graviner (which was part of Wilkinson Sword) and is now Kidde-Graviner part of the United Technologies Corporation Group
McKay Trading Estate

Poyle Channel
Poyle Mills

Poyle
Poyle House
Poyle Green, exposed timber framing,
The Hollies, plastered and with modern additions, but with much interior timbering.

Poyle Road
Tip
Poyle Technical Centre

Railway Line
Poyle Estate Halt. Opened 1954. platform and tiny canopy. South of Colnbrook Station
Colnbrook Estate Halt. Opened 1961. North of Colnbrook Station. Single platform and shelter.
Railway Oil terminal set up in 1990 and used until 1993

Rodney Way
Poyle County Infants School. Prototype for MACE construction scheme.

Station Road
Wraysbury River
Coal post in the grounds of Poyle Infants School

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