Pinner Police

Pinner Police station was built in 1899 by Fassnidge & Sons of Uxbridge.   Prior to this there were police officers stationed in Pinner. The first Station Sergeant was John Moore, who lived upstairs in the new station with his wife, Kate and their three sons. He retired after 25 years service in 1903. The station … Continue reading

Post Office

The first post office opened in Pinner during the 1820s and occupied at least four shops in the High Street before moving to the one above, 23 High Street,now Bishops Walk, in 1903. Pinner’s first telephone exchange was established there at the same time. Both were at 16 High Street, now incorporating Barters Walk, from … Continue reading

Cocoa Tree

  The Cocoa Tree Coffee Tavern was built as a temperance coffee room in 1878 by William Barber of Pinner. It quickly became popular with day visitors and pleasure grounds were added nearby. It was also used as a meeting place for local organisations, evening entertainments and dancing classes. It later served as premises for … Continue reading