Sudbury Town Station

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Post to the north Sudbury and Harrow Road Station

Homestead moat

1 mile NE of church

Horsenden Lane South

Perivale Industrial Estate 12

Sanderson Factory Wallpaper printing in 1929 in spacious grounds

Horsenden Wood

Oak and hornbeam.  Haymaking. Lots of flowers. Ponds.  Part of Middlesex forest, Farmer tried to plough it but went bankrupt

Bird sanctuary of the Selbourne Society

Station Approach

Sudbury Town Station.  28th June 1903. Between Alperton and Sudbury Hill on the Piccadilly Line. Built by the  Metropolitan District Railway on their Yerkes inspired electric service of Ealing to South Harrow. Opened with a corrugated iron hut om the up side. Nothing at all in the area – the village, as much as it existed, was half a mile away.   In 1931 it was rebuilt in a restrained, functional style, graceful & proper, of Buckinghamshire brick & concrete.  As one of the first Piccadilly line stations to be rebuilt it was selected as the prototype for the new generation of stations in a restrained functional style.  Charles Holden, called the style 'a brick box with a concrete lid?  Some of the original station signage uses a variation of the standard London Underground Johnston typeface with small serifs. This 'petit-serif' typeface was developed by Holden with Percy Delf Smith

Sudbury Town area.

Crab House, community centre, was part of Barham Park, formerly Sudbury Lodge. This is a few minutes' walk from Sudbury Town station. The house was owned by George Titus Barham 1860-1937. His father, Sir George Barham 1836-1913 was the founder of the Express Dairy Company in 1864. The house seen here was demolished in 1956-57 

Cast iron lampposts were gas became electricity.  Clay Cross iron founders.

Girls Home


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