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Finchley Church End

Post to the north Dollis Brook West Finchley Post to the west Dollis Brook, Finchley Church End Albert Place This turning is a late 19th back street to Ballard’s Lane. Now modern office blocks. 3 in 1892 this was Henry Hilsdon, job master Arcadia Avenue Site on the south side of The Limes.  Arcadia Skating Rink which featured Glider skating. This remained until after the Second World War North Thames Gas Board offices . These have since been replaced by modern office blocks. 22-23 Arcadia Works .  Machine Technology. Plastic product machines.  In the 1950s this was Finchley General Engineering. Finchley Works, engineering 1970s 24-26 Depna House . Offices and storage facility Hall’s Motors , Triumph specialists 1950s Ballards Lane Ancient road name, but the road was built in the mid-18th Finchley House . This stood on the east side first site north of the station 5 Central Restaurant . This is on the site of what was originally the Railway Hotel. It was first


Post to the north North Feltham Post to the east Feltham Ashmead Road Ashmead Road Depot . Council Yard. Deals with building repairs, etc. Bedfont Lane Level Crossing . This originally built by the London and South Western Railway is said to be unusual in that it crosses a one way street. It has recently been permanently closed. Bleinhem Park Blenheim Park is largely open grassland with football pitches. It was once fields. It is bounded by the Longford River Cardinal Road Harle House Day Centre . This is used by West Hounslow Mencap. Cardinal Centre . NHS Health Centre. Mental Health Recovery team The Former School . Flats in what appears to be an early 20th school building. Cardinal Road School . This is now a nursery and infant school but opened in 1902 as a boy’s school. In 1993 the school moved into a renovated and extended building. A new Nursery building was opened in 1994, the grounds were landscaped and the re-building was complete. (Edith is very confused by