EPW058512 ENGLAND (1938). The Franco Signs Works on Aerodrome Road, Colindale, 1938

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Title [EPW058512] The Franco Signs Works on Aerodrome Road, Colindale, 1938
Reference EPW058512
Date 5-August-1938
Link
Place name COLINDALE
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 521713, 189926
Longitude / Latitude -0.24266300160205, 51.594542782561
National Grid Reference TQ217899

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Two 'Dutch Barn'-style houses built to infill area at the end of the road.

ken
Wednesday 14th of October 2015 08:42:24 PM
Wooded area known locally as 'The Backs'.

ken
Wednesday 14th of October 2015 08:40:22 PM
Colindale Tube Station, Northern Line, platform.

ken
Saturday 15th of August 2015 03:32:09 PM
Seesaws, swings and a roundabout were here, together with a sandpit.

ken
Saturday 15th of August 2015 03:30:33 PM
Aerodrome Road

ken
Saturday 15th of August 2015 03:28:45 PM
A tributary of the Silkstream River ran in the gully here.

ken
Saturday 15th of August 2015 03:28:03 PM
Titanine Dope and Paint factory

ken
Saturday 15th of August 2015 03:25:06 PM
Drinking water fountain.

ken
Saturday 15th of August 2015 03:23:47 PM
Colindale Park

ken
Saturday 15th of August 2015 03:22:51 PM
Fire engines? awaiting signing?

Brightonboy
Wednesday 13th of August 2014 09:50:56 PM
Colindeep Lane

Class31
Monday 10th of March 2014 08:28:00 PM
Marked as Cable Works on 1932 Ordnance Survey map.

Class31
Monday 10th of March 2014 08:26:36 PM
Marked as "Skid Patch" on 1932 Ordnance Survey map.

Class31
Monday 10th of March 2014 08:23:07 PM
My guess would be for bus driver training.

John Wass
Wednesday 13th of August 2014 09:20:49 PM
This was one of two skid pans later used by the Met Police Driving School which was sited here. However, in 1938 I am not sure if this establishment existed on the site.



It might have been a legacy of the nearby W C Gaunt, Packard Motors site.

The Laird
Saturday 10th of October 2015 08:28:40 PM

Class31
Monday 10th of March 2014 08:21:48 PM
Sheaveshill Avenue

Class31
Monday 10th of March 2014 08:21:21 PM
British Museum Newspaper Repository

Class31
Monday 10th of March 2014 08:19:27 PM

User Comment Contributions

View looking south west.

Class31
Monday 10th of March 2014 08:29:14 PM