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EPW049825 ENGLAND (1936). Gas Works adjacent to the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMSR) Bushey Curve and environs, Watford, 1936

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EPW049825
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EPW049818
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EPW049823
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EPW049817
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EPW049813
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EPW060227
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EPW049816
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EPW049819
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Manylion

Pennawd [EPW049825] Gas Works adjacent to the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMSR) Bushey Curve and environs, Watford, 1936
Cyfeirnod EPW049825
Dyddiad April-1936
Dolen
Enw lle WATFORD
Plwyf
Ardal
Gwlad ENGLAND
Dwyreiniad / Gogleddiad 511788, 195657
Hydred / Lledred -0.38407059677919, 51.648114696902
Cyfeirnod Grid Cenedlaethol TQ118957

Pinnau

Geo Ausden Ltd Iron Yard. Known as the "pit" as was once a gravel pit. Sold in 1988. Now B and Q car park

Brad
Saturday 13th of October 2018 10:16:32 AM
Frogmore House

Brad
Saturday 13th of October 2018 10:15:01 AM
Oxhey Park Keeper's House

ordinarybloke
Saturday 1st of October 2016 04:18:54 PM
Oxhey Park Postcard postally used 1948

ordinarybloke
Wednesday 6th of January 2016 09:48:22 AM
Oxhey Park and Photo

ordinarybloke
Tuesday 17th of June 2014 12:14:10 PM
Huge stock pile of coking coal

John Swain
Thursday 19th of September 2013 09:57:05 AM
Coal store with lorries and carts in attendance.

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 03:56:14 PM
Interwar semi-detached housing on Blackwell Drive and Colne Avenue.

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 03:53:44 PM
The old Wheatsheaf pub had stood for over 200 years when it was demolished to make the Lower High Street wider, from 32 feet to 60 feet. The 1931 building seen here was a familiar landmark in the locality until it, too, was removed in 1995.

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 03:50:37 PM
Expanding suburban village of Oxhey, between the railway and Brookdene Avenue to the west.

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 03:39:56 PM
Eastbury Road, which was widened in the late Twenties and early Thirties, in an effort to accommodate more vehicular traffic from new housing estates at Thorpe Crescent and Oxhey Hall, in addition to increased usage between Watford and Northwood (Middlesex).

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 03:38:06 PM
Bushey Arches, an example of a complicated railway underbridge which conveys the main line over a junction of four roads, Watford's Lower High Street, Oxhey's Eastbury Road, Chalk Hill and Pinner Road in Bushey.

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 03:34:52 PM
Three water troughs were laid in 1864 on the level tracks in the cutting south of Bushey station. Each trough was served by the two reservoirs seen in the left background and this system was used for just over 100 years. The water troughs were removed on June 29th, 1965, and the reservoir site was sold to an education authority.

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 03:31:21 PM
St.Matthew's Parish Church, built in 1880.

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 03:25:03 PM
Deacon's Hill

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 03:23:53 PM
Public park, named Oxhey Park in 1924.

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 03:22:50 PM

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 03:21:45 PM

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 03:21:02 PM
London Transport Bus Garage, opened in 1925 as the National Omnibus Garage. The Lower High Street was widened on more than one occasion since 1929, which resulted in the re-location of The Wheatsheaf Public House in 1931. The bus depot was closed in 1959, not long after the bus strike of June/July 1958 and the opening of a more modern depot in Garston, North Watford.

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 03:20:19 PM
Watford Engineering Works on site of former Victorian Foundry.

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 03:14:48 PM
Viaduct carrying the Bushey Curve round to Watford High Street Station was finished in 1913. The Bakerloo Line served Watford Junction, via Watford High Street, between 1917 and 1982.

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 03:12:55 PM
Bushey & Oxhey station, opened originally as Bushey in 1841 and extended northwards in 1870s. The goods yard was on Pinner Road, to the east of the running lines, and would remain open until 1969.

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 03:09:37 PM
Horse and cart was still a popular method of delivering coal from the coal wharf at Bushey & Oxhey Station to Watford Gasworks, a distance of less than half a mile.

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 03:02:41 PM
Watford Gasworks, opened in 1834 and extended over the next 100 years.

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 02:58:22 PM
LMSR, built in 1837 as the London-Birmingham Railway.

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 02:56:35 PM
Colne Valley Company Waterworks.

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 02:55:04 PM

Cyfraniadau Grŵp

A classic shot of the railway end of the town and the associated industrial activity, concentrated between the original 1837 London-Birmingham Railway and the impressive 1913 viaduct on the Bushey Curve.

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 04:07:37 PM
Watford is listed in 1936 as the sixth wealthiest town in the country, based on the purchasing power of the 65,000 inhabitants. This may not be one of the more salubrious neighbourhoods in the town, but it's worthy of study nevertheless.

John Swain
Thursday 5th of September 2013 04:03:12 PM