1. Grove End Road to Abbey Road a quick walk round the Wood

The whole Walk is roughly 3 kilometres long on level ground and takes about one and a quarter hours.  Exiting  St John’s Wood Underground Station , cross the Finchley Road and walk down Grove End Road.

 American School in London (ASL)

is on the right, occupying the site of the old Daleham Tennis Club, which was one of the oldest tennis clubs in England.  The school occupies the whole block, with the main entrance in Waverley Place.  Opposite is the

Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth

which is one of the largest private  hospitals in the country, originally run by nuns. The hospital includes St John’s Hospice, the garden of which can be seen beyond the hospital entrance.

St John’s Wood (United Orthodox) Synagogue

completed in 1964 , is on the right before the junction with Abbey Road. 

Blue plaques to conductor Sir Thomas Beecham (1879-1961)  and artist Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema (1836 -1912)

may be seen at No 31 and No 44.  











This page was added on 07/02/2018.

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