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Finchley

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Finchley
Administration
Borough:Barnet
County:Greater London
Region:Greater London
Nation:England
Other
Ceremonial County:Greater London
Traditional County:Middlesex
Postal County:London

Finchley is a place in the London Borough of Barnet.

Situated in the North of London, Finchley is divided into four:

Finchley is predominantly a residential area, though Finchley Central includes Pentland's headquarters and East Finchley is the home to McDonalds' UK headquarters. Finchley was from 1959 to 1992 the Parliamentary Constituency of Margaret Thatcher, UK Prime Minister from 1979 to 1990. The Phoenix Cinema is one of the oldest purpose-built cinemas in the UK. It has an active local arts scene which is publicised by Barnet Borough Arts Council with the Arts Depot based in North Finchley opening in Autumn 2004. Finchley's local football team is Wingate & Finchley who play in the Southern League Eastern Division.

'Finchley' should not be confused with the area known as 'Finchley Road' around Finchley Road tube station in Swiss Cottage, Camden.

Nearest places:

Nearest tube stations:

All are on the Northern Line.

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