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  1. 1. HADLEY WOOD NEWS MAY 2010 ISSUEDESIGNED & PRINTED BY KALL KWIK BARNET TELEPHONE: 020 8441 4482 Photograph by John Leatherdale
  2. 2. Hadley Wood Directory sincerely apologise to those we may have missed. This is the story of Nikki Staton,Inside this month’s magazine is our first Ellie Penfold, Elena Chrysostomou PaulDirectory. The Hadley Wood Association Berlyn, Stuart Singer, Mukesh Shah,hopes it will become a useful reference for Jessica McCormick and their run.residents of our community. There will be For all of them training became a wayanother in the October edition of the of life. Only Jessica (aged 17 yrs) comesHadley Wood News by which time it from an athletic background and a familyshould be bigger and better. Please read of talented runners. A county and Englishour disclaimer at the end of the magazine, schools runner she gained a place for thelet us know if you have any useful London Mini Marathon, a series of racesnumbers or information you think should for 11-17 year olds, by winning her waybe included in the next Directory and through qualifying competitions. For Nikkifinally tell us if you have spotted any charity Whizz-kidz which helps disabled Staton the decision to run was made after children. They ran and trained locally formistakes in this one. her mother sadly passed away in 2004.Editor about 4 hours a day as well as running to Her first run was a ‘Race for Life’, a charity Oxford Circus twice a week! Mukesh had run of five kilometres. ‘I could not run it all’ not done any running for 35 years but hadMarathon Story she told me ‘I did not know how anyone just celebrated his 50th birthday. He felt could run so far’. So she decided to join he should mark the occasion and startedThis months cover picture shows seven Barnet and District Athletics Club (‘a running every Sunday with StanmoreHadley Wood residents who took part in wonderfully friendly club’). Here amongst Active. He wanted to raise money for Onethis years Marathon on Sunday April 25th. others she had great help from running Cause, a charity which helps poorThere may be more of you and we coaches Maggie Govenden and Eddie children in Africa and India. Mukesh’s first King. Later when a marathon place run was three miles. He recounts that he became available she decided to try and was exhausted afterwards but to his do something for the Macmillan nurses amazement was able to increase the total who had cared for her mother so well. In each week until he reached 24 miles at January (in the snow) she started training the peak of his training. All of our runners in earnest, starting with a weekly total of were worried about incurring an injury 15 miles and working up to 20 mile before the day, a concern which became training runs. Much of it in Trent Park. For more acute as the event came nearer. Stuart and Paul, both experienced Paul actually sprained his ankle three marathon runners, their preparation was weeks before the event and given the a weekly run of about 13 miles around the interference this caused to his training Hadley Wood area. Paul made regular programme at one stage thought he visits to One to One Fitness under the might have to drop out. For all these skilled supervision of Andy and Nick. This runners the awful weather of January and time they were not running for a charity February did not help. though they had done so before on On the day itself the group were up at several occasions. Ellie and Elena trained about 0600hrs and separately made their together with Sue Miles an athletic friend way to either the Greenwich or the who was able to advise and help them. Blackheath start. Jessica being in the mini Their aim was to raise money for the marathon started at about 0900 from The PARK VETERI ARY PARK VETERINARY VETERINARY PRACTICE P Cockfosters Cockfosters foste Clean • Spacious • Air-conditioned Spacious Air-conditioned The only local practice to Fully Equipped. Fully • Operating theatre • Xrays • Dental Workshop the eatre Woorkshop be FSA approved for A • Laboratory • Ultrasound • Endoscopy Laboratoory Endoscopy insurance claims. insurrance • Advanced Anaesthetic Monitoring Advanced Monitoriing • Puppy Parties • Geriatric care y e Call for details on how to Register d Regis ster 020 8275 0330 (24 hrs) 82 275 h or visit ww om Fr i e n d l y, Friendly, Compassionate The Place for Puppy e g & Caring Professionals. Parties! 2
  3. 3. front of their tee shirts). Come on Ellie, come on Elena’. Cheering, shouts of encouragement, music, whistling and dancing surrounded the runners. There were even crowds in Docklands and Canary Wharf and at times the noise was deafening. For all the Hadley Wood TAILORING AND REPAIRS BY EXPERTS Group the arrival at Tower Bridge was a special moment. Ellie and Elena’s families and friends were there. The girls described feeling very emotional from time to time and especially when seeing members of their family and friends waiting at their pre-arranged positions. Nikki’s family were at mile 13. Nick Staton up water, sports drinks and some glucose had made some large yellow and gels. At 13 –14 miles Ellie and Elena black lollipop signs to make sure Nikki began to notice the onset of fatigue and at twenty-one miles thought they could ! CH not finish. They did of course. At twenty BO RS M AY NO Y L H W UN OK DA ARC HE TH ND two miles Stuart had to stop ‘I just could OT 14 SU not run anymore’. He finished too. At this M stage Paul was stopping every mile and walking for thirty seconds. Even so both Stuart (3hrs 34 mins) and Paul (3hrs 54 mins) came in under 4 hours. Nikki, running with Eddie one of the Barnet Club runners, began to feel tired atBillingsgate and her three mile race was mile 18. Eddie told her to try and thinkover by the time the elite runners came nice thoughts. So she thought of herthrough. The others registered, had a chip CONCERT DINNER Mum. This helped for a while but later sheattached to a shoe (so that their exact Friday 19th March - Double Action Harp Duo began to feel dissociated and ‘out of it’. Award-winning harpists Keziah Thomas and Eleanor Turner bringstarting time could be monitored) and together their love of the harp and it’s unique beauty in a programme At one stage she even ran into someoneplaced their normal clothing in the red featuring music from the world of Celtic, classical and jazz. Reception who had stopped suddenly. She tried at 7.00pm with sparkling wine and canapés, three course dinner andVirgin Marathon bags to be picked up concert. Price: £54.50 per person – table wines extra. Payable on unsuccessfully to get Eddie to go onlater. Jessica’s Dad, Richard McCormick, booking. Dress code: Black tie. Privileged accommodation rates apply. without her. Eating jelly babies andnoted that the hot and sunny conditions EASTER SUNDAY drinking Lucozade Nikki was now hittingthat everyone feared had failed to Sunday 4th April the wall and with 600 metres to go felt thatmaterialise. Instead early morning rain Join us for Sunday Lunch in the award winning Mary Beale Restaurant. she could not make it. She did though in A special Easter gift for all diners. 3 course lunch with 5 choices inhad given way to cool windless each course, coffee and chocolates. Easter egg hunt for children in the very respectable time of 3 hours 56conditions, almost perfect for marathon the Arboretum. £36.00 per adult, children under 12 £25.00. minutes. Mukesh felt in good shape at Payable on booking. Please book in advance.running. Graham our postman was there. Enjoy a stroll around the 35 acres of beautiful gardens and then relax first despite losing his rhythm whenA previous Marathon Man himself he was runners in front stopped or a discarded HWN39 between 3.30pm and 6.00pm with Afternoon charge of one of the baggage lorries water bottle rolled into his path. However Cockfosters Road, Hadley Wood, Herts, EN4 0PYwhich take people’s belongings from the at 20 miles he began to feel very tired. His Email: to the finish. As the starting time T: 020 8216 3900 Web: mind was telling him to start walking. ‘Iapproached the atmosphere became replied out loud’ he said.. ‘keep runningincreasingly electric. A last minute visit to would find her support group. ‘It was Mukesh, keep running’. Not far from thethe toilet meant queuing though happily inspirational to see them’ said Nikki. Both finish he saw the sign. 600 metres to go.the organisation was excellent. The Paul and Stuart managed by a miracle to Like Nikki, this sign, far from encouragingrunners ate their last supplies of food and see their wives amongst the crowds. Paul him, nearly finished him off. The lastlined up in the pens. With such a huge saw Caroline at about the halfway mark section seemed ‘endless’. Then once inmass of over 37000 runners any forward and Stuart managed to pick out his Mum view of the finish ‘I suddenly had a burstprogress was at first just a jostling shuffle. with wife Janice and children Katie and of energy and finished with a sprint. I wasOnce the line was crossed however Bradley on Birdcage Walk. tired but very proud of my achievement’runners gradually speeded up and As the miles passed the runners picked Jessica’s story is reported by Richardbecame a little more strung out. ‘It was her father.always congested though’ said Nikki ‘ at ‘My family and I were down at thenarrow sections you could feel the heat Embankment, 25 mile point’ he said,from surrounding runners’. ‘watching for Jess running the three miles All the group commented on the noise from London’s Old Billingsgate to Theand the fantastic level of encouragement Mall. This mini-marathon is an opportunityfrom the people lining the route. ‘The for youngsters to run against the bestsupport was just amazing’ said Ellie and young runners from England, Scotland,Elena. ‘There were thousands of people. Northern Ireland and Wales. To be able toThey called out our names (written on the compete Jessica had to win through 3
  4. 4. regional events. Anyway she performed shoes and at last met their families for an very much wanted to go on the stage (‘Ivery well in her age group, finishing in emotional reunion and a return home to was a bit of a show off I suppose’) but74th place and collected her T shirt & Hadley. parental permission was not forthcomingmedal with pride. We stayed on and These HadleyWooders raised over and instead she became a secretary withwatched the full marathon competitors £14000 for charities. Great Northern Motors. During the warstruggle over the last mile to the finish. Big years she was a Red Cross nurse oftencheers went up for the fancy dress working at nights during bombing raids inrunners, – a menacing looking black fly, Nancy Blishen a house near Underhill. Here the injuredsupermen, waiters, a giraffe, babies, It is hard to believe that Nancy Blishen were given First Aid before beingsome bloke with a fridge on his back, and was 90 last month and that she came to transferred to the Wellhouse Hospital.a giant carrot. A great day’ live in Hadley Wood some 58 years ago. After the war Nancy continued in her Thus it was that all of them completed We paid her a visit to both congratulate secretarial role and joined the local dramathe course, were photographed, had their her and to record some of her memories. society. This was a great and lifelongmedals presented, the tags cut off their She was born in Whetstone and educated interest. She was clearly a fine actress at the village school on Totteridge Green playing amongst other parts, Nora in next to the Orange Tree before winning a Ibsen’s Doll’s House. She received SATURDAY SATURDAY A D scholarship to Queen Elizabeth Grammar wonderful reviews for this emotional role school for Girls. At that time her father was which, she said, almost took over her APPOINTMENTS APP POINTM MENTS Works Manager at CJ motors (on the character and temporarily caused some NOW AVAILABLE NOW AVAILABLE O AVAILABLE corner of the A1000 and Hadley Green anxiety in the family home. Rd) and the family lived above the At the Drama society she met Edward workshop. She loved the school and did Blishen and they were married in Monken especially well in English and Drama. She Hadley Church before settling in Hadley Wood in 1952. Until a few years before their arrival the Victorian building at 1 Crescent West next to the station was occupied only by Mr Albert Kingwell and his family. Mr Kingwell was a surveyor and architect who worked as an Agent for the Duchy of Lancaster organising the many lettings and rentals in HW for the Duchy of Lancaster. He was an important and 020 0208 441 0257 08 1 7 powerful man. Number 1 Crescent West was to have 16 Crescent West, Hadley Wood EN4 0EJ Crescent West, Hadley Wood Email: sarah@hmden been a Railway Hotel but it never functioned as such. Every attempt to make it a hotel was scuppered by residents lead by the formidable General William Booth founder of the Salvation Army and then living in Lancaster Avenue. When Albert Kingwell died the ‘hotel’ came up for sale. The Blishens, their friends the Colliers and the Dunnills joined forces and bought the property for the colossal price of £2000! For them it was a huge outlay and only with the greatest difficulty did they get some help from the Church of England building society. Thus the three families moved in to create three 4
  5. 5. flats and cause outraged murmurs of popular with musicians and BBC types. past old friends without acknowledging‘communes’ from the more prim members Nancy Clark whose book is such an them. ‘However’ she said with a twinkleof what was then a fairly snooty set of interesting record of Hadley Wood also ‘last week I was kissed by the postman.residents. By now Nancy and Edward had lived there and was at one stage a So life begins at 90 you see’. Managingtheir first child (John) and Nancy would teacher at St Ronans school now St somehow to refrain from following thewalk to Barnet with him in the pram to do Ronans Close. postman’s initiative I left her smiling on herthe shopping. There was a sort of general Eventually the three families were front step. What a in Hadley Wood where the shops are approached by a local developer. Behind Rod Armstrongnow. Run by a Mr Collins and considered the hotel was a huge garden andby him to be ‘The Harrods of Hadley stables and it was in this garden that the Pilates Teacher - Personal TrainerWood’ Nancy used it only in extremis. ‘The Bartrams Lane houses were built. The Established lower back specialistonly similarity to Harrods were the prices’ three families moved to Bartrams and inshe said. Little John was now growing and exchange handed over the ‘hotel’. In 1963 Would you like a more toned, more flexible, longer, leaner, stronger look to your body.another son Nick had arrived. Pushing this this was knocked down and the present These are just a few of the benefits Pilates offers. Private sessionslot up Camlet Way was becoming hard flats and shops built instead. It was a are becoming increasingly popular as exercises can be adapted towork. Luckily there was a little café on the much criticised development given its suit peoples individual needs. The sessions enable you to have a more personal method of learning.left in one of the cottages after going central position in a Victorian Crescent. Don’t live with back pain book now to see a specialistthrough the white gates at Monken By now Nancy had left Great Northern Lower back pain is extremely common and can be acute enoughHadley. Nancy managed to bribe her Motors and was working in the Family to stop people functioning normally on a day to day basis.eldest son to walk beside the pram with Planning Clinic in Wood St. Thus began Pilates is a key exercise method for helping to improve posture and therefore relieve daily aches and pains.promises of ice creams at the café. Later an important part of her working life. Shethe boys started schooling at Botany Bay loved the job and was so good with her Contact Stuart on: 07787 552326 or email: off the Ridgeway getting there many customers that she was asked toeach day on a small bus driven by one join a team of teachers visiting manySam and being well looked after once London schools. ‘ The Girls schools werethere by a Mrs Hunt. fine’ she told me, ‘they were much more Edward Blishen was at this stage a mature than boys of the same age’.teacher at a tough school in Islington. He Teaching family planning at the boyshad always wanted to write and he gave schools met with limited success and wasup teaching as his books became often hilarious. Mixed schools were veryincreasingly popular. Later he began difficult with half the class (the girls)broadcasting with the BBC. First with listening intently and the boys, probablyAfrican stories and later with ‘A Good more interested in practice than theory,Read’, a programme to which well known were ‘restless and yawning, looking out ofactors and politicians were invited to talk the window anxious to get back on theabout recent books they had enjoyed. football field’.After Edward’s death this programme was Eventually Nancy retired. Her sons Johntaken over by Robert Robinson. Hadley and Nick left home to start families of theirWood at this stage had its fair share of own and later Edward sadly died. Hereccentric residents. One large lady, the interest in the stage has never falteredwidow of a Bishop, used to walk around and she still enjoys the company of herthe area wearing a fur hat with a long tail old friend, actor Alec McCowan.a la Davy Crockett. On one occasion Declining the offer of tea and cakes Iwhen approaching Edward Blishen on the reluctantly left her reflecting on theCrescent she bellowed ‘Oxford or enormous changes she has lived throughCambridge? at him. Having not been to during her 90 years. As I made myeither he was at rather a loss. The goodbyes she told me to mention that herCrescent always had a slightly Bohemian eyesight was not quite what it used to beflavour in those days and was particularly and that regrettably she sometimes walks 5
  6. 6. Property purchase. before 6th April 2010, it is automatically re- classified as an HMO after that date, and W.I. meeting in April. It was “How to get the most from your will” dividing her talkStudent accommodation. planning permission is not required. into 3 parts, Care, Inheritance Tax and I hope these pointers may prove useful setting up a Lasting Power of Attorney. In when considering such a property. social time, Mrs. Jean Innocenti gave Guy Wheatcroft RHY Law LLP members springtime gardening tips Tel. 01707 621 105 which inspired us all to get out into our gardens and enjoy them. The Classical Spectacular at the Albert Hall was very Gardening Corner enjoyable and several more outings are As the weather warms up and the days planned. This year our Institute draw out its time to get to work on the celebrates its Golden Jubilee and there vegetable plot. To ensure bumper crops this will be a dinner in June at the Hadley summer from fruit trees and bushes, apply Wood Golf Club to celebrate 50 yearsIf you are about to buy a house for your mulch as this will help to retain and provide of the Hadley Wood W.I. moisture as well as preventing weeds andson or daughter and friends to live in whilst The Hadley Wood W.I meet on theat university, take care to look at the grasses from growing. Plant potatoes in a second Tuesday of the month in St. Paul’splanning and licensing aspects. Owners good organic compost in trenches 4 inches Church Hall. New members are alwaysof a house in multiple occupation (HMO) - deep and 12 inches apart. Cover with welcome.which is what your property may well be - compost/soil and keep watered if it does Hilary Nunnmust satisfy both the licensing and not rain within 2 weeks. Remember to keepplanning requirements for such a property.the compost/soil at a good depth on top of Bridge League’s 25th From 6th April 2010 (in England only) a the potatoes so that the tubers near thenew Planning Use Class is created, surface do not turn green. Anniversarymeaning that planning permission is Sow herbs in a cold frame and bring Some 25 years ago a group of golfers at them out to plant next month. Start dahliarequired if the property you buy after that our local club got together for Bridgedate changes from being a single tubers into growth in your greenhouse. lessons under Ray Keech. As a result 24dwellinghouse to an HMO. There is more Courgettes should also be sown but of the most enthusiastic formed a Leaguethan one definition of an HMO but for choose a variety which is disease and played each other during the year. Atthe purposes of discussing student resistant. Bury seeds half an inch deep in the end a dinner party was held andaccommodation, it means a property three inch pots and fill with damp prizes distributed to the various winners.occupied by between three and six compost. In late May place them outside This year, although not all the originalunrelated occupants as their main in the day and cover at night. You can players are still in the League, it wasresidence, who share basic amenities then plant them out in early June in a decided to celebrate our 25th Anniversarysuch as a kitchen, bathroom or toilet. sunny spot. Water and feed regularly with and we splashed out and went to theDifferent local planning authorities may an organic liquid fertilizer. Auberge du Lac. For all 25 years Helendiffer in considering whether such a change Climbing plants such as clematis and Blackmore, ably assisted by husband honeysuckle are growing rapidly now sois sufficiently material to require planning Peter, has been our organiser. loose stems should be tied or wrappedpermission, but in my view this will be so in Don Baileymost cases. There are exceptions to this around trellis or wire frame. Finally protectnew HMO classification - the only relevantemerging hostas and other susceptibleone here being student property managed plants from slugs and an educational establishment. If there are more than six unrelated Tel: 07836 732499people sharing, whilst this can no longerbe an HMO, it then becomes a “suigeneris” use, which itself expressly Women’s Instituterequires planning permission. The Speaker, Rebecca Hillman, gave a If your property was classified as an HMO most interesting talk at the Hadley Wood 6
  7. 7. llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll extremely frustrating to find myself almost hospital / buy a tow rope for her car / inllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll unable to walk apart from the pain I was exchange for a cheque etc. etc. Thisllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll experiencing. My doctor said I needed person continues to knock on doors inllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll physiotherapy and I would have to wait for our area and as a result, may be arrestedllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll an appointment. While waiting- I had to get in the coming days.llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll on with my life! I went to see David at the However, I write again to warn youllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll hairdressers Alan Lawrence (I have about her behaviour (there have been nollllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll frequented this hairdressers for 35 years reports of threats or any suggestion ofllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll and found them very friendly and helpful). such) and ask you again never to handllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll Bemoaning my fate he gave me the answer. over money to callers at the door.llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll ‘Go to Marcus’ he said’ he will help’. Likewise, there has been somellllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll I have an abhorrence of needles but I unscrupulous activity by people in thellllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll was desperate. He recommended me to area apparently seeking work on frontllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll have acupuncture. It is evidence of how drives / roofs etc. Again, please do notllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll uncomfortable I was to even consider entertain these people.llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll submitting myself to being ‘punctured’. The above female suspect is variously truly delicious home baked cupcakesllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll However to my surprise I quite enjoyed it described as tall / medium height, brown for all occasionsllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll call heather: 07785 513554 and have definitely benefited from my hair / red hair / mousy hair. She is oftenllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll visits. I would highly recommend anyone wearing high heels and is sometimes in a who has the same problem to visit this flowery dress or multi coloured jacket.Letters to the Editor charismatic healer. He is very positive and There is a question over the sexuality andDear Editor uplifting and I have had great relief from may look like a man dressed as a woman.I should like to reiterate the sentiments the pain. PS 65YE Dave Walkerexpressed in the Hadley Wood newsletter Mavis Foster Abbott Tel: 020 8721 2688recommending that the community Cockfosters Safer Neighbourhood Teamshould support the local shops. Dear Resident, From my point of view it was an eye A couple of weeks ago, in our weekly Do you suffer Health Foot Clinicopener. Having had three falls recently I ward report, I wrote about a person who Treatment available in the comfort of your own homedeveloped sciatica as a result and also was cold calling at doors asking for discomfort from...?pains in my legs. I lead a busy life and it was money for a taxi to get her daughter to Calluses Forthcoming events St Paul’s Pre-Scho Corns ol Warmly invite you to join us for our Thick toe nail OPEN GARDEN OPEN MORNING Nail cutting There will be an Open Garden Wednesday 23rd Ju ne 2010 Cracked heel in aid of Ovarian Cancer Action 9.45am-11.45am on Sunday 6th June. 2.00-6.00pm Everyone Welcome Diabetic foot 18 Waggon Road, Hadley Wood, EN4OHL Ofsted approved Ingrowing toe nail Tea and Homemade biscuits provided. St Paul’s Church Ha ll, Crescent East, Fungal infection Admission £3.00 Hadley Wood, Herts , EN4 0EN Tel: 020 8447 0448 Athletes foot OL E-mail:stpaulspresc THE HADLEY WOOD SCHO m For treatment of foot related problems contact SUMMER FETE Karolina th June will be held on Sunday 20 LONDIS CRESCENT WEST 12.30pm until 3.30pm. Th ere will be a 07545 565 654 lls, teas and Oyster Cards and inflatable village, BBQ, sta S.A.C Dip FHPT S.A.C Dip FHPP Top –ups now available 459 Cockfosters Road much, much more! EN4 0HJ, Barnet, London 7
  8. 8. BARNET TOTTERIDGE HADLEY WOOD BROOKMANS NEW HOMES PARK RADLETT SHOWCASE 020 8449 3383 020 8445 3694 020 8440 9797 01707 661144 01923 604321 020 8441 9555 PREMIER LETTINGS 020 8441 9796 HADLEY WOOD MILL HILL HADLEY WOOD GUIDE PRICE £3,250,000 £2,295,000 £4,250,000 Freehold Sole Agents Freehold Sole Agents Freehold Sole Agents *PART EXCHANGE CONSIDERED* 020 8440 9797 020 8445 3694 020 8440 9797 Set within a tranquil, landscaped oasis, this striking and contemporary detached fam- An imposing detached family home set over four floors providing a superb environment Situated in a private gated close off Beech Hill, this beautifully presented family residence ily residence of approx. 7,000 sq ft, is situated on the south side of this premier road for family living and entertaining on a grand scale. Drawing Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/ set in south backing gardens & grounds. Drawing room, dining room, study, family room, and overlooks the picturesque St Paul’s Church and grounds. Large reception hall, Breakfast Room, Study, Games Room, Leisure Complex including pool, spa and steam kitchen/breakfast room, cloakroom, 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms (3 en suite), rear garden, guest wc, open plan:-cinema lounge, music room, family lounge, kitchen and dining room, six bedrooms, 5 bathroom/shower rooms, 290 ft landscaped garden. heated swimming pool, double width garage. room, 2nd kitchen and pantry, study, gym, galleried, 6 bedrooms (4 en suite), 2 further bathrooms, playroom, kitchenette, landscaped carriage driveway, landscaped gardens and grounds, heated garage. COCKFOSTERS NEWGATE HADLEY WOOD £1,900,000 STREET VILLAGE £1,350,000 Freehold £1,375,000 Freehold Sole Agents Freehold Sole Agents Sole Agents 020 8440 9797 01707 661144 020 8440 9797 Set at the end of an exclusive gated development directly abutting Hadley Woods, Beautiful and unique Grade 11 listed family home, part of the Georgian Manor house A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial detached bungalow in need of some a substantial and very well presented 6/7 bedroom detached family residence with Tolmers Park. A fine example of the architecture of the era with many original features, updating. Entrance hall, 3 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, inner lobby/utility spaciously planned accommodation arranged over three floors. Cockfosters with the accommodation is arranged over four floors and includes three reception rooms room, cloakroom, master bedroom with dressing room & en suite bathroom, 3 further its shops, restaurants and Piccadilly line underground station is close at hand and plus an Orangery, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, 5 bedrooms (2 en suite), family bedrooms, family bathroom, rear garden approx. 155’, detached double width garage. the M25 is a short drive away. Guest cloakroom, drawing room, dining room, family bathroom, gardens. room, kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory, utility room, 6 bedrooms (2 en suite), family bathroom, bedroom 7/media room, shower room, secluded rear garden, double garage. HADLEY WOOD NEW BARNET ALDENHAM £1,295,000 £975,000 £850,000 Freehold Freehold Freehold Sole Agents Sole Agents 0208 440 9797 020 8449 3383 01923 604321 One of only nine properties in this peaceful close just off Beech Hill Avenue and *PREVIEW LAUNCH* BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND, 29TH, 30TH & 31ST MAY 2010. Located in the prestigious Octagon development in Wall Hall, surrounded by 55 acres within easy reach of Hadley Woods primary school, mainline station and local shops. A collection of 3 brand new detached homes currently under construction by Bishops. of countryside is this rarely available 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, detached house with Entrance hall, guest cloakroom, drawing room, dining room, television room, kitchen/ Located in this highly desirable setting within close proximity of all local amenities. 5 a luxury fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room with integrated double oven, dishwasher, breakfast/family room, utility room, master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, dressing bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3 reception rooms, bonus room, garage, off street parking, fridge and freezer, single garage and off street parking for 2 cars This property is room, and balcony, four further bedrooms, family bathroom, garage and rear garden. landscaped gardens, 10 year NHBC, in house sound system. * Full Colour Brochure offered in immaculate condition and an internal viewing is highly recommended. Now Available* Please check our New Homes section for brochure details including specification, floor plans and room sizes* 19:48:42 The Hadley Wood Association 7, Crescent East, Hadley Wood, Herts. EN4 0EL 020 8449 7193 Chairman Graham Sharp 02084492133 Editor and Publisher Rod Armstrong 0208449 5924 Assistant Editor Rosa Ferguson Lobo Advertising and Centre Manager Lisa Winston 020 8449 7193 Hall Bookings Karen Fernandes 07831 753 268 Security Task Force 0870 770 6880 Safe Neighbourhood Team Police Sergeant D. Walker 02087212688 or 07920 233775The Hadley Wood News is published usually during the first weekend of each month. It is a community publication with the objective of bringing local news,views and events to the residents and friends of Hadley Wood. It is non-profit making with any surplus going to the Hadley Wood Association (HWA) for thedirect benefit of residents. Content is produced voluntarily with the make-up, printing and distribution paid for by advertising. 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