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Prince of Wales pub
Tower blocks before WECH Jan 1992 The asbestos-ridden Hermes and Chantry Points, part of Elgin Estate, which Westminster Council used to house homeless families. The blocks were taken over by resident-controlled housing association WECH and have since been demolished.
View from Trellick Tower across Harrow Rd 1998 View from Trellick Tower across Harrow Road 1998
Notting Hill Carnival Harrow Rd 31 August 1981 Dominica Carnival and Arts Group parade on the Harrow Road during Notting Hill Carnival.
Elgin Avenue Graffiti marking the end of the Elgin Avenue squat 1975
Squatter neighbour Squatter neighbour, Maida Hill, early 1970s
Westminster Soc for people with learning disabilities
YAA Centre, 1 Chippenham Mews
1886 J Welford & Sons Dairymen to Queen Victoria from 1876. "Estbd dairy in Paddington by 1845, as late as 1880 were grazing 86 cattle around and about" (J Mulley)
old map of Maida Hill "Before 1800 what is now known as Maida Hill and Maida Vale was covered in fields, with grazing cattle. Through the meadows ran a stream called the River Westbourne."
Harrow Road/Bourne Terrace
Harrow Road in the 1920s
View of St Mary Magdalene, from Harrow Road
No 18 bus, Harrow Road
The green fields of Maida Hill "Before 1800 what is now known as Maida Hill and Maida Vale was covered in fields, with grazing cattle. Through the meadows ran a stream called the River Westbourne."
1920s Harrow Road Not sure where on the Harrow Road
Electric buses Harrow Road Possibly 1960s, with Woolworths in the background..
1950s? Cnr Harrow Rd & Sutherland Rd But which corner? I think it's this one
Household Stores, HarrowRd 1950s we think
Westons Cider House 339 Harrow Rd 1930 Weston's opened their first and only cider mill on the Harrow Road in London. It was closed in 1970 and demolished as part of a road improvement scheme. If it was 339, copy and paste this link to see it today
1953 Butcher's Harrow Rd
1920s? Prince of Wales pub, Harrow Rd
Greengrocers, Harrow Road 1950s (as far as we know)
No 18 Bus, Harrow Road From 1962 the No 18 bus replaced the 662 tolled bus
View of St Mary Magdalene from Harrow Rd Early 1960s? Harrow Road in Westbourne Ward. To see the view in 2014, copy and paste this link: https://firstname.lastname@example.org,-0.1924176,3a,75y,90h,90t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sEO6RhSwgbt0JIamT2-afyQ!2e0
Deliveries, Harrow Road 1950s (as far as we know)
Far end of Harrow Road, Harlesden 1920s transport, not in Maida Hill but local!
1958 Corner Of Harrow Rd and Sutherland Ave Greengrocer's staff. The shop on the corner is 350 Harrow Rd, and if you copy and paste this link, you'll see it today. It's now West 9 Food and Drink
Cinema, 324 Harrow Rd 1920s Coliseum Cinema, next to bridge over Grand Union, on Harrow Rd
(closed in 1956, and demolished, now flats)
1930s Greengrocers, HarrowRd
Map showing bombs dropped in Maida Hill