EPW032172 ENGLAND (1930). The Staples Mattress Factory and Staples Corner, Dollis Hill, 1930

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Details

Title [EPW032172] The Staples Mattress Factory and Staples Corner, Dollis Hill, 1930
Reference EPW032172
Date May-1930
Link
Place name DOLLIS HILL
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 522620, 187196
Longitude / Latitude -0.23052768218332, 51.569808575876
National Grid Reference TQ226872

Pins

During the latter part of WW1, the government opened the Mechanical Warfare Supply Department experimental station on this site. Much of the development work for early tanks was undertaken here and in the nearby area.

The Laird
Friday 5th of January 2018 09:40:36 PM

Mark Amies
Sunday 15th of November 2015 01:06:09 PM
Bentley Motors factory, Oxgate Lane. This was the home of Bentley from 1919 to 1931 when Rolls Royce bought the company and moved production to Crewe. You can see cars in this shot. (Image courtesy of Bentley Motors)

Mark Amies
Sunday 15th of November 2015 01:05:26 PM
Site for a petrol Station

snapper31
Saturday 1st of June 2013 06:41:39 PM
Looks like a petrol station now.

John Wass
Wednesday 21st of January 2015 02:52:17 PM
The single line loop linking the Brent Down Sidings to the Up Brent Sidings.

snapper31
Sunday 6th of January 2013 10:53:42 AM

Class31
Wednesday 14th of November 2012 02:55:56 PM

Class31
Wednesday 14th of November 2012 02:55:32 PM

Class31
Wednesday 14th of November 2012 02:54:18 PM

Class31
Wednesday 14th of November 2012 02:53:27 PM
Coles Green Road

Class31
Wednesday 14th of November 2012 02:51:15 PM
Policeman on point duty!

Class31
Wednesday 14th of November 2012 02:50:18 PM
He's wearing the white oversleeves (the original HI-VIS semi-jacket) worn when controlling traffic - well before the traffic lights were installed.

greenchief
Wednesday 1st of October 2014 08:29:54 AM
North Circular Road

Class31
Wednesday 14th of November 2012 02:48:32 PM

Class31
Wednesday 14th of November 2012 02:48:06 PM
Midland Mainline St. Pancras to Bedford LMS

Class31
Wednesday 14th of November 2012 02:42:20 PM
A certain office equipment company has taken over this location now to take advantage of the name which comes from the mattress company which was originally on this site.

Class31
Wednesday 14th of November 2012 02:40:55 PM

User Comment Contributions

Post office telephones had a building here in 1950's - Brent Buildings. Underground bunker in basement.

NthLondonBoy
Monday 11th of July 2016 03:57:22 PM
Staples Corner from a train, 02/06/2014

Class31
Wednesday 4th of June 2014 01:22:23 PM
Staples Corner from a train, 02/06/2014

Class31
Wednesday 4th of June 2014 01:21:22 PM