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A Road By Any Other Name

The road that runs north to south through the western side of Ruislip enters the parish just below Batchworth Heath, actually at the Hertfordshire/Middlesex county boundary which is marked by a Coal Tax Post, as well as a London Borough of Hillingdon sign. At this point it is named Rickmansworth Road, but shortly turns into […]

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Anyone for Tennis?

Eileen Bowlt A new planning application seeks to demolish Fanuc House in Station Approach and replace it with a higher block containing 41 flats with an underground car park for 24 cars and a few bicycles. This started me wondering about the history of the site. The land between West End Road and the 2013 […]

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