Notable places along the road include the main campus of City University to the west and the Headquarters of DB Schenker Rail (UK) at 310 Goswell Road.
London Bus routes 4 and 56 serve Goswell Road.
* 1 Toponomy * 2 Description * 3 James Parrott and the four-minute mile * 4 The Dame Alice Owen\'s School bombing * 5 Image gallery * 6 References * 7 External links
There is dispute over the origins of the name, with some sources
claiming the road was named after a nearby garden called 'Goswelle' or
'Goderell' which belonged to
Robert de Ufford, 1st Earl of Suffolk ,
whilst others state it derives from "God's Well", and the traditional
pagan practice of well-worship. Until 1864 named Goswell Street, as
It is mostly occupied by offices and shops, and by the main campus of City University London . It also contains the central library of the Society of Genealogists , one of London's most important reference collections, the Headquarters of DB Schenker Rail (UK) at 310 Goswell Road and the UK office of the International Medical Corps .