Mill Hill, Northway Circus c.1965
Memories of Mill Hill
The roundabout; the sweet shop - one of my first jobs. Before the M1 was built my friends grandparents lived in an apartment and we used to walk from Edgware to here, going past the Cripplidge (not sure of spelling) and the garden plots. There was a car dealership I think at the end of the shops. You could also get to Burnt Oak going from here.
Apex corner was our local shopping area. I lived close to it from 1941-1956. The picture well represents it over that period. It barely changed in 15 years. The shops shown in the photograph remained the same. On the corner over the roundabout they were roughly in order: Tesco's, Boots the Chemist, the Apex off licence, ...Read full memory
I'm thinking this photo is from around 1968. The new bus station is to the right. That was built beneath the M1 motorway bridge and it and is clearly finished in the shot (the final southern extention of the M1 was finished late 60s. I recall walking over Lilly Lane footbridge - a few hundred yards from this pic - circa 68 ...Read full memory
i grew up on the Barnet Way- the flats on the corner of the fairway, we attended Courtlands school Mr Bateman was the headmaster- and i still see my first teacher from 1970 in Edgware, near the music shop i now run.. remember the nearto the school "tuckshop?", at Apex corner, you had " Peter Trevayne.. ...Read full memory