A map of East Barnet Valley Urban District in 1894
East Barnet School from Oak Hill Park
East Barnet is an area of north London within the London Borough of Barnet bordered by New Barnet, Cockfosters and Southgate.  It is a largely residential  suburb whose central area contains shops, public houses, restaurants and services, and the parish church of St Mary the Virgin. East Barnet is close to the M25 and the A1 and M1.
History [ edit ]
From 1894 until 1965 East Barnet formed part of the
East Barnet Urban District of Hertfordshire. In 1965, it was transferred from Hertfordshire to Greater London; and its former area was amalgamated with Barnet Urban District, Friern Barnet Urban District, Finchley Borough and Hendon Borough to form the new London Borough of Barnet.
Governance [ edit ]
Barnet local elections are held every four years to elect councillors. East Barnet is covered by two wards:
East Barnet Ward - East of the railway line and north of Parkside Gardens / Stuart Road.
Brunswick Park Ward - East of the railway line and south of Parkside Gardens / Stuart Road.
Note: St Mary the Virgin – the Parish Church of East Barnet – is actually in Brunswick Park Ward.
Population [ edit ]
East Barnet (parish) population
# no census was held due to war
Transport [ edit ]
125 - Winchmore Hill (Station Road) to Finchley Central
184 - Barnet (Chesterfield Road) to Turnpike Lane bus/tube station
307 - Barnet (Arkley Hotel) to Brimsdown railway station
326 - Barnet (the Spires) to Brent Cross Shopping Centre
382 - Southgate tube station to Mill Hill East tube station
383 - Barnet (the Spires) to Woodside Park tube station - Monday to Saturday except late evenings
384 - Barnet (Quinta Drive) to Cockfosters tube station
Railway stations nearby
Tube stations nearby
Education [ edit ]
Danegrove School (formerly Littlegrove Junior School and Oaklands Infant School)
St. Mary's School
Church Hill School
Theatre and the Arts [ edit ]
Bodens Performing Arts School, aka Bodens, is located in East Barnet. It was founded in 1973 in Enfield, and has since moved to its current site. It is a performing arts school offering Arts education to children and teenagers from the ages of 3 to 18. The Studios are located on East Barnet Road, along with the 'Tony Boden Theatre' which is on premises.
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