Care Homes: Children

Home Office written question – answered on 22nd December 2015.

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Photo of Lord Laird Lord Laird Non-affiliated

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 25 November (HL3916) concerning the 49 closed files with "children's home" and "London" in the catalogue description, to which care homes those files relate.

Photo of Lord Bates Lord Bates The Minister of State, Home Department

Of the 49 references to ‘children’s home’ and ‘London’ in the National Archives catalogue description, some relate to open files and one to a home in London Road, Gloucester.

Once these have been discounted and allowing for homes which have more than one closed file, those children’s homes operated by London boroughs which have files identified as closed at The National Archives are as follows:

100 Balgores Lane Children's Home Gidea Park

4 King Edwards Grove Children's Home, Teddington

44 Princess Road Children's Home Teddington

54 Muswell Avenue Children's Home, Muswell Hill

68 King Edwards Grove Children's Home, Teddington

69 Kingston Lane Children's Home Teddington

7 The Ride Children's Home, Brentford

74 Goshawk Gardens Children's Home, Hayes

8/26 Crescent Road, South Woodford, London E18

82 Muswell Avenue Children's Home, Muswell Hill

9 Whitley Road Children's Home, Tottenham, N17

Abbey Wood Estate Children's Home 242 Panfield Road, London SE2

Abbeywood Estate Children's Home 52 Chalcombe Road, London SE2

Britwell Estate Small Children's Home, 2 Dove House Crescent, Britwell, Bucks

Britwell Estate Small Children's Home, 270 Longfurlong Drive, Britwell, Bucks

Chevington Children's Home, 25 Warham Road, Croydon, Surrey

Deaconbank Children's Home, 80 Aldersbrook, Wanstead London E11

Derwent House Children's Home, 10 Armdel Gardens, Winchmore Hill

Dr Barnardo's Children's Home and Mission, 8-26 Crescent Road, South Woodford, London E18

Hoblands Children's Home, Carlton Road, Sidcup, Kent

Langley House Children's Home 54 East India Dock Road, London E14

St Paul's Cray Estate Small Children's Home. 41 Highfield Road Chislehurst, Kent

Westleigh Children's Home 6 Dartmouth Park Avenue, London NW5

Wood Vale Children's Home 32 Elder Road, West Norwood London SE 27

Woodlands Children's Home 12 Charterhouse Road, Godalming, Surrey

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