History of West Ealing

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Job's dairy circa 1974 copyright Job's dairy

Job's dairy

The dairy opened in 1920 with its own pasteurizing and bottling plant, as part of a planned expansion by HA Jobs Ltd.

VE Day celebration in Hessel Road

West Ealing in WW2

Our house in Westfield Road is end of terrace only because several intervening houses were completely destroyed…

Street sign for Brisbane Road

History of some West Ealing street names part 1

Researching street names is interesting for lots of reasons

The Ealing Club was opposite Ealing Broadway station

Ealing Blues Club - the birthplace of British Blues music

By the end of 1962, the club had overseen the creation of the Rolling Stones

Stevens Town: West Ealing’s notorious slum

Stevens Town: West Ealing’s notorious slum

‘The area near the Autotype works was known as Stevens Town’

An AEC Mammoth lorry

History of AEC

AEC would have employed many previous residents in their works by the Iron Bridge at Southall.

Street sign for Norhfield Road

History of some West Ealing street names part 2

It should come as no surprise that many of our names have royal connections

Steel family fruit warehouse

History of some West Ealing street names part 3

It should come as no surprise that many of our names have royal connections

Northfield Avenue 1903 with cart approaching the bridge over the railway line from the north

The history of Northfields station

The stretch of line from Acton Town (then called Mill Hill Park) to Hounslow was opened in 1883 by the Hounslow and Metropolitan Railway.

Charles Lee and Son's catalogue

Charles Lee and Sons - West Ealing's Victorian plant nursery

.Charles Lee & Son’s nursery occupied the land that is Seaford Road in the east across to Westfield Road in the west.

Lido Junction circa 1905

Victorian West Ealing

.In Victorian times much of the land of West Ealing south of the Uxbridge Road was used for agriculture

A history of West Ealing

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