Dollis Brook flows southwards and
is joined by Folly Brook from the north west.
Post to the north Totteridge Lane
Post to the west Frith
Post to the south West Finchley
Henry Holden was the final owner of Woodside Hall before the area was developed for housing.
St Barnabas. Built 1912-14 by S.
Alder in brick. This is a London Deaf Church.
Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum. This is the only library outside Belarus
collect Belarusian studies and its collection is the most comprehensive in this
field in Europe with 30,000 volumes. Francis Skaryna was a Belarusian and East-Slavonic
publishing pioneer. The library was launched in 1971 and initially had 6,500
volumes of the Belarusian Catholic Mission in England Library which had been established
Woodside Park Sports and Social
Club. Originally tennis courts and a pavilion were built in the area
enclosed by Lullington Garth and Cissbury Ring South, but an application for a
liquor licence was refused by the Middlesex magistrates. Therefore the
clubhouse was built outside of their jurisdiction on the Hertfordshire side of
Folly Brook. It opened in 1934 with a football field, three tennis courts, a
pitch-and-putt course, a billiards room and a ballroom.
Old Fincheans Club – sports club
founded in 1902 for old pupils of Finchley School
Finchley Catholic School Playing
Woodside Grange Road
Pillar box. 1887 by A. Handyside
& Co. Ltd. with V.R. cypher.
'Park beside a wood'. Finchley
Wood was a part of the great woodland area that stretched across Middlesex. Woodside
Park Garden Suburb was laid out by Fred Ingram from 1931
Woodside Park Road
Woodside Park Synagogue. A United
Synagogue and the 12th largest community in the United Synagogue family of
shuls. This was built in 1885 as Woodside Hall by Henry Holden and was converted to a synagogue in 1955.
Woodside Park Station. Opened in 1872. It now lies between
Totteridge and Whetstone and West Finchley on the Northern Line. It was however
originally built by the Great Northern Railway as part of a scheme by the Edgware,
Highgate and London Railway, between Edgware and Highgate. It was named ‘Torrington
Park but this was changed in 1882 at the request of local people who wanted it
called “North Finchley”. . It became
part of the Northern Line in 1940 although this section of the High Barnet branch
was incorporated into the London Underground network through the Northern Heights
scheme in the late 1930s. It us a brick building, with am attached
one-storey coal offices and a Waiting room of 1890.
Car park – this was once the
goods yard and coal storage age. There are flats on the site of a second car park.
Post box with
the initials VR, Victoria Regina, is set into the front wall of the station;
Two signal boxes on the side of
the line. They are traditional weather boarded
Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum Wikipedia web
London Deaf Church web site
Pevsner and Cherry. London North
Nairn. Modern Buildings