epw053688 ENGLAND (1937). Station Road, College Road and environs, Harow, 1937

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Details

Title [EPW053688] Station Road, College Road and environs, Harow, 1937
Reference EPW053688
Date 12-June-1937
Link
Place name HARROW
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 515495, 188120
Longitude / Latitude -0.33299309969174, 51.579618856483
National Grid Reference TQ155881

Pins

As I remember, this was a showroom for the North Thames Gas Board. Here you could view and buy the latest gas appliances or pay your bill. However at the time of the photograph, it would have been the premises for the Gas Light and Coke Company, one of its earlier constituent companies.

The Laird
Wednesday 28th of March 2018 08:24:32 PM
AEC Regent ST type bus with protruding driver's cab. Originally constructed for LGOC bus fleet.

The Laird
Wednesday 28th of March 2018 08:02:22 PM
Coliseum Cinema opened in 1920 by the then Conservative MP for Harrow, Oswald Mosley (later leader of the British Union of Fascists.) The building was later converted into a theatre and was demolished c1958. It was redeveloped as a Premier Supermarket and later still an International Store (subsequently a Bejam/Iceland)

The Laird
Tuesday 1st of December 2015 01:26:39 AM
Heathfield School for girls. This building, along with others, was swept away by the St Anne's shopping centre development.

The Laird
Thursday 16th of April 2015 02:29:03 PM
Former Post Office

simes188
Sunday 24th of November 2013 10:19:56 PM
Randalls boots are the best

JamesMac
Sunday 10th of November 2013 04:36:52 PM

JamesMac
Sunday 10th of November 2013 04:32:38 PM

JamesMac
Sunday 10th of November 2013 04:30:05 PM

JamesMac
Sunday 10th of November 2013 04:22:58 PM
Greenhill School

JamesMac
Sunday 10th of November 2013 04:18:59 PM

JamesMac
Sunday 10th of November 2013 04:16:22 PM
Adams Furniture Store. The building was originally a cinema.

The Laird
Wednesday 14th of August 2013 06:47:19 PM
My parents bought a fridge here in 1959, for 57 guineas. I'm still using it.

Malcolm
Tuesday 24th of June 2014 01:22:10 PM
Curry's (the cycle people), selling Hercules and Raleigh bicycles. The company that would later become Currys PCWorld.

kels
Tuesday 6th of August 2013 03:37:08 PM
Boots the Chemist

kels
Tuesday 6th of August 2013 03:07:32 PM
Welldon Crescent

Class31
Wednesday 26th of June 2013 11:17:18 PM

Class31
Wednesday 26th of June 2013 11:15:48 PM
St. Anne's Road

Class31
Wednesday 26th of June 2013 11:14:34 PM
Harrow Baptist Church

Class31
Wednesday 26th of June 2013 11:12:36 PM

Class31
Wednesday 26th of June 2013 11:09:48 PM

Class31
Wednesday 26th of June 2013 11:09:18 PM
Awning 'International Stores'

MB
Wednesday 26th of June 2013 10:56:49 PM
Belisha Beacon. Quite modern: introduced by Hore-Belisha, Minister of Transport, in 1934. An amber coloured globe, lit at night (and day?) above a black and white pole

MB
Wednesday 26th of June 2013 10:55:23 PM
A 'J. Sainsbury' shop

MB
Wednesday 26th of June 2013 10:52:14 PM
'Chemists' shop-front awning

MB
Wednesday 26th of June 2013 10:51:29 PM
Impressive collection of shop-front awnings. Not nearly so common today

MB
Wednesday 26th of June 2013 10:50:53 PM
'The Harrow Observer .. Printing Works ..'

MB
Wednesday 26th of June 2013 10:48:05 PM
'Randall's Boots are the Best' - shoe shop?

MB
Wednesday 26th of June 2013 10:47:00 PM

User Comment Contributions

Now a Wetherspoon pub

simes188
Sunday 24th of November 2013 10:21:27 PM