Place    From 1835 

Finchley Road

Categories: Engineering, Transport

Finchley Road

This highway was constructed in 1835 as an alternative by-pass route to the old road from London to the north, which took the gruelling haul up through the congested streets of Hampstead.

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Finchley Road

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The North Star

The North Star, 104 Finchley Road. The North Star was built in 1850 as one of...

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William Felton

William Felton

It was in William Felton's carriage works in Leather Lane that Trevithick's steam-powered carriage was built.

Person, Engineering

1 memorial
Sir John Fowler

Sir John Fowler

Civil engineer. Born in Wadsley, Sheffield. Fowler's was a long and eminent career, spanning most of the 19th century's railway expansion, and he was engineer, adviser or consultant to many British...

Person, Engineering

1 memorial
George Green

George Green

Shipbuilder and philanthropist. Founder of a shipyard in Blackwall, which was subsequently taken over by his three sons, Frederick, Henry and Richard. George endowed several schools in Poplar.

Person, Education, Engineering, Philanthropy

2 memorials
Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company

Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company

Established as the Thames Bank Ironworks by Thomas Joseph Ditchburn and Charles John Mare. Renamed in 1860, it had by 1863 the capacity to build 25,000 tons of warships and 10,000 tons of mail stea...

Group, Engineering

2 memorials