Gloucester House, Borehamwood, Herts.

Road in/near Borehamwood, existing between 2020 and now

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Gloucester House, WD6

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Gloucester House is a location in London.




CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LOCALITY



Irene Smith   
Added: 30 Jun 2017 15:46 GMT   

Keystone Passage, WD6
My mother worked at Keystones in the 1940s before she was married.

She later worked at home which a lot of people did. You would often see people walking around Boreham Wood with boxes filled with piecework for the factory.

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Colin Trotman   
Added: 28 Oct 2020 14:35 GMT   

Old Red Lion
I feel your suggestion that the Old Red Lion on Green Street was ’demolished in 1962’ is incorrect; I was born in Borehamwood in 1957, and remember it well - must have therefore still been there in the mid sixties at least.

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The Underground Map   
Added: 24 Nov 2020 14:02 GMT   

Red Lion demolition
There were two pubs in Green Street. While our source of information may be incorrect, the second one we think DID last until the late 1960s as Patrick McGoohan drank there while creating ’The Prisoner’

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GRaleigh   
Added: 23 Feb 2021 09:34 GMT   

Found a bug
Hi all! Thank you for your excellent site. I found an overlay bug on the junction of Glengall Road, NW6 and Hazelmere Road, NW6 on the 1950 map only. It appears when one zooms in at this junction and only on the zoom.

Cheers,
Geoff Raleigh

Source: Glengall Road, NW6

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Jessie Doring   
Added: 22 Feb 2021 04:33 GMT   

Tisbury Court Jazz Bar
Jazz Bar opened in Tisbury Court by 2 Australians. Situated in underground basement. Can not remember how long it opened for.

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Christine Clark   
Added: 20 Feb 2021 11:27 GMT   

Number 44 (1947 - 1967)
The Clark’s moved here from Dorking my father worked on the Thames as a captain of shell mex tankers,there were three children, CHristine, Barbara and Frank, my mother was Ida and my father Frank.Our house no 44 and 42 were pulled down and we were relocated to Bromley The rest of our family lived close by in Milton Court Rd, Brocklehurat Street, Chubworthy street so one big happy family..lovely days.

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Linda    
Added: 18 Feb 2021 22:03 GMT   

Pereira Street, E1
My grandfather Charles Suett lived in Periera Street & married a widowed neighbour there. They later moved to 33 Bullen House, Collingwood Street where my father was born.

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Born here
www.violettrefusis.com   
Added: 17 Feb 2021 15:05 GMT   

Birth place
Violet Trefusis, writer, cosmopolitan intellectual and patron of the Arts was born at 2 Wilton Crescent SW1X.

Source: www.violettrefusis.com

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Born here
Vanessa Whitehouse   
Added: 17 Feb 2021 22:48 GMT   

Born here
My dad 1929 John George Hall

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Added: 16 Feb 2021 13:41 GMT   

Giraud Street
I lived in Giraud St in 1938/1939. I lived with my Mother May Lillian Allen & my brother James Allen (Known as Lenny) My name is Tom Allen and was evacuated to Surrey from Giraud St. I am now 90 years of age.

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Justin Russ   
Added: 15 Feb 2021 20:25 GMT   

Binney Street, W1K
Binney St was previously named Thomas Street before the 1950’s. Before the 1840’s (approx.) it was named Bird St both above and below Oxford St.

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Tee Shaped Wood Tee Shaped Wood was a woodland in the fields of Boreham Wood.

NEARBY STREETS
Aberford Road, WD6 Aberford Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Alban Crescent, WD6 Alban Crescent is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Baldock Way, WD6 Baldock Way is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Barnsdale Close, WD6 Barnsdale Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Beech Drive, WD6 Beech Drive is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Bennington Drive, WD6 Bennington Drive is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Blyth Close, WD6 Blyth Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Bracken Close, WD6 Bracken Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Bradbury Close, WD6 Bradbury Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Brodewater Road, WD6 Brodewater Road is a short road running between Broughinge Road and Hartforde Road.
Brook Road, WD6 Brook Road is one of the main arteries in the northern part of Borehamwood.
Broughinge Road, WD6 Broughinge Road is home to Boreham Wood Football Club.
Caishowe Road, WD6 Caishowe Road links Odyssey Road with Hartforde Road in Borehamwood
Canterbury House, WD6 Canterbury House is a tower block in Borehamwood.
Canterbury Road, WD6 Canterbury Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Catterick Way, WD6 Catterick Way is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Clifton Way, WD6 Clifton Way is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Crown Road, WD6 Crown Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Delamere Road, WD6 Delamere Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Digswell Close, WD6 Digswell Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Eaton Way, WD6 Eaton Way is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Fairburn Close, WD6 Fairburn Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Gateshead Road, WD6 Gateshead Road is a major east-west road in Borehamwood.
Grove Road, WD6 Grove Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Hartforde Road, WD6 Hartforde Road was a post-WW2 road.
Hornbeam Close, WD6 Hornbeam Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Leeming Road, WD6 Leeming Road is a shopping area in the north of Borehamwood.
Linton Avenue, WD6 Linton Avenue is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Meadow Road, WD6 Meadow Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Northfield Road, WD6 Northfield Road is a cul-de-sac in Borehamwood.
Northgate Path, WD6 Northgate Path is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Norton Close, WD6 Norton Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Oddesey Road, WD6 This is a street in the WD6 postcode area
Odyssey Road, WD6 Odyssey Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Ranskill Road, WD6 Ranskill Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Southwark House, WD6 Southwark House is a location in London.
Spring Close, WD6 Spring Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Thirston Path, WD6 This is a street in the WD6 postcode area
Torworth Road, WD6 Torworth Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Warenford Way, WD6 Warenford Way is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Welham Close, WD6 This is a street in the WD6 postcode area
Winstre Road, WD6 Winstre Road leads from Grove Road to Broughinge Road.
Winthorpe Gardens, WD6 Winthorpe Gardens is a road in the WD6 postcode area


Borehamwood

Borehamwood is a town of approximately 30 000 residents in southern Hertfordshire, just outside London, and part of the London commuter belt.

Borehamwood, more commonly called Boreham Wood before the LCC estate was built, is part of the borough of Hertsmere. The town is often associated with the nearby village Elstree (being part of the ancient parish of Elstree), the two still share a local council, now called the Elstree and Borehamwood Town Council.

The A1 passes just to the east of the town, and the M25 passes about two miles north of it.

Since the 1920s, the town has been the location of several film studios. The former British National Studios on Clarendon Road are now the BBC’s Elstree Television Studios. One of BBC’s popular soaps, EastEnders, is produced at the BBC studios, as well as popular medical drama Holby City. ’Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’, ’Big Brother’ and major feature films are filmed at the Elstree Studios in Shenley Road.


LOCAL PHOTOS
Aberford Park lake
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Fox and Clark’ Furniture Shop (1905)
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Brickfield Cottages, Boreham Wood
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Clarendon Road, WD6
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Leeming Road, WD6
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Shenley Road, WD6
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35 Shenley Road, WD6
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37 Shenley Road, WD6
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39 Shenley Road, WD6
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49 Shenley Road, WD6
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In the neighbourhood...

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Aberford Park lake
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Leeming Road, WD6
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199 Shenley Road, WD6
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203 Shenley Road, WD6
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205 Shenley Road, WD6
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215 Shenley Road, WD6
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215 Shenley Road, WD6
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215 Shenley Road, WD6
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215 Shenley Road, WD6
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The rectangular structure in the foreground was a water tank. This aerial view looks along the line of Elstree Way in the 1950s. It also shows the large white bulk of the Studio Cinema.
Credit: Elstree and Borehamwood Museum
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