Ashwell Road Nos 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 & 12
On 28 November 1960, E & G Costin Estates Ltd of Kenton, Harrow, Middlesex acquired a block of land on the north side of Ashwell Road, which had been known for many years as Goodchild’s Field. Costin applied in March 1961 for planning permission to build six semi-detached houses and permission was granted in July 1961. Conditions of the planning permission were that the houses were to be built of light facing brick and dark roofing tiles and only the garages shown on the plans were to be erected and no others! The houses were duly completed and sold in the period May 1962 to September 1963. They are similar in style to the six houses the same developers erected round the corner in Station Road, which are 34, 36, 38, 40, 42 & 44 Station Road.
No 2 Sold as a new build by E & G Costin Estates Ltd to Victor Gerald Hammond on 3 January 1963. Acquired by David Philip Blanchard and Vivienne Lesley Blanchard on 24 June 1986.
No 4 Sold as a new build by E & G Costin Estates Ltd to Gordon Stanley Dix and Thora Anne Dix on 22 May 1962. Acquired by Daniel Ramon Sheehan and Celia Sheehan on 21 November 1977 and transferred to sole name of Celia Sheehan 2 December 1977.
No 6 Sold as a new build by E & G Costin Estates Ltd to Thomas Sheamus Cooper and Cynthia Gail Cooper on 10 August 1962. Acquired by William Robert Merrill on 13 October 1971. House known as Ga-Shea.
No 8 Sold as a new build by E & G Costin Estates Ltd to Alan James Day on on 24 July 1962. Acquired by Alan James Hudson and Jennifer Mary Hudson on 28 December 1977.
No 10 Sold as a new build by E & G Costin Estates Ltd to Gordon Cakebread on 6 September 1963. Acquired by Mark Kenneth Stammers and Angela Lee Wilson on 11 September 2018.
No 12 Sold as a new build by E & G Costin Estates Ltd to David John Vizard on 10 April 1963 and transferred to joint names David John Vizzard and Clemency Anne Kevin Vizard on 20 June 1989.
E & G Costin Estates Ltd included restrictive covenants in the conveyances when they sold these properties, binding the purchasers and subsequent owners:
Not to use or occupy the house erected on the land hereby transferred or permit the same to be used or occupied otherwise than as a private dwelling house with private garden ground attached thereto and no trade manufacture or business shall be carried on upon the same but this provision shall not preclude the carrying on thereon the profession of a Doctor Solicitors Surgeon or Dentist.
Not to do or permit to be done anything upon the said land which shall become a nuisance or annoyance to the Vendor or its owners or occupiers of the neighbouring property.
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Last Updated on March 10, 2021