Burnt Oak, Watling Avenue c.1955

Neg. B706012

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Caption for Burnt Oak, Watling Avenue C1955

A cyclist gingerly crosses Edgware Road as Watling Avenue drops away eastwards towards Mill Hill. Apart from a sign of the times - the bank building on the left has given way to an amusement arcade - little has physically changed.

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St James School Burnt Oak

I was interested in reading the comments that people have written about St James. I attended there from 1962 to 1967 and yes, I can confirm that everything that has been said is quite definitely true. Unlike many others it did not affect my life, I am still a practicing Catholic and although I don't feel it added ...Read full memory

A memory of Burnt Oak by Robin Hall

333 Deansbrook Road

I went to Woodcroft Primary School in 1966. I was born in Borehamwood, moved to Burnt Oak in 1962. It was a great place to live. Watling park, Blundell park, great times xx. I remember Debbie Davies, Lizzie True, Cheryl Hiller, Jenny Cole, she was my next door neighbour. Michelle West lived in Oldberry Road. I loved the ...Read full memory

It Looked Brand New

I remember moving to Burnt Oak in April 1974, I was born in Lambeth, South London, then my parents moved back to St Lucia when I was about three years old. hen we returned to England my parents had already found a home in Littlefield Road. I remember the journey into Burnt Oak in the Black Taxi. Burnt Oak was so clean ...Read full memory

St James School Orange Hill Rd Burnt Oak

My memory of the area is based on my secondary school days here at the St James Catholic School, I think it was in Orange Hill Rd? I lived in Wembley during the war years and started school at St Josephs Primary in Wembley Hill. In 1951 at age 11, I started at St James in Burnt Oak. I remember I had ...Read full memory

A memory of Burnt Oak by Brian Telfer

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