Chessington Countryside Walk, KT9

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Chessington Countryside Walk is a road in the KT9 postcode area



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VIEW THE CHESSINGTON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE CHESSINGTON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE CHESSINGTON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE CHESSINGTON AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE CHESSINGTON AREA IN THE 1900s
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Queen's Park

Queen's Park lies between Kilburn and Kensal Green, developed from 1875 onwards and named to honour Queen Victoria.

The north of Queen's Park formed part of the parish of Willesden and the southern section formed an exclave of the parish of Chelsea, both in the Ossulstone hundred of Middlesex. In 1889 the area of the Metropolitan Board of Works that included the southern section of Queen's Park was transferred from Middlesex to the County of London, and in 1900 the anomaly of being administered from Chelsea was removed when the exclave was united with the parish of Paddington. In 1965 both parts of Queen's Park became part of Greater London: the northern section - Queen's Park 'proper' formed part of Brent and the southern section - the Queen's Park Estate - joined the City of Westminster.

Queen's Park, like much of Kilburn, was developed by Solomon Barnett. The two-storey terraced houses east of the park, built between 1895 and 1900, typically have clean, classical lines. Those west of the park, built 1900–05, tend to be more Gothic in style. Barnett's wife was from the West Country, and many of the roads he developed are named either for places she knew (e.g. Torbay, Tiverton, Honiton) or for popular poets of the time (e.g. Tennyson). The first occupants of the area in late Victorian times were typically lower middle class, such as clerks and teachers. Queen's Park is both demographically and architecturally diverse. The streets around the park at the heart of Queens Park are a conservation area.

There is hardly any social housing in the streets around Queens Park itself, and the area was zoned as not suitable for social housing in the 1970s and 1980s as even then house prices were above average for the borough of Brent, which made them unaffordable for local Housing Associations. The main shopping streets of Salusbury Road and Chamberlayne Road have fewer convenience stores and more high-value shops and restaurants. Local schools – some of which struggled to attract the children of wealthier local families in the past – are now over-subscribed. House prices have risen accordingly.

Queen's Park station was first opened by the London and North Western Railway (LNWR) on 2 June 1879 on the main line from London to Birmingham.

Services on the Bakerloo line were extended from Kilburn Park to Queen's Park on 11 February 1915. On 10 May 1915 Bakerloo services began to operate north of Queen's Park as far as Willesden Junction over the recently built Watford DC Line tracks shared with the LNWR. As of December 2013, no mainline services calling at the station and the Watford service has been transferred to London Overground.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Chessington World of Adventures Resort:   
Churchfields Recreation Ground:   
Danes Hill Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 13.
Downsend School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 6 and 13.
Ellingham Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Lovelace Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
St Philip’s School:   Academy special converter which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A3, KT9 · Abbots Avenue, KT19 · Albury Close, KT19 · Alexandra Way, KT19 · Angus Close, KT9 · Ashby Avenue, KT9 · Ashtead Commons Path 29, KT9 · Ashtead Commons Path 37, KT9 · Barwell Lane, KT9 · Benham Close, KT9 · Berkeley Gardens, KT10 · Bolton Close, KT9 · Bransby Road, KT9 · Bridge Road, KT9 · Byhurst Farm, KT9 · Carlton Close, KT9 · Cavell Way, KT19 · Chalky Lane, KT9 · Chertsey Lane, KT19 · Chessington Countryside Walk, KT10 · Chessington Countryside Walk, KT9 · Chessington Hall Gardens, KT9 · Chessington Hill Park, KT9 · Church Lane, RM14 · Clippesby Close, KT9 · Common Lane, KT10 · Coppard Gardens, KT9 · De Mel Close, KT19 · Devon Way, KT9 · Elmcroft Drive, KT9 · Esher Bypass, KT9 · Field Close, KT9 · Fleetwood Close, KT9 · Forge Drive, KT10 · Gibson Close, KT9 · Gilders Road, KT9 · Grapsome Close, KT9 · Green Lane, KT9 · Harrow Close, KT9 · Hartfield Road, KT9 · Hatherleigh Close, KT9 · Hemsby Road, KT9 · Hendon Grove, KT19 · Hereford Way, KT9 · High Foleys, KT10 · Hill View Road, KT10 · Holsworthy Way, KT9 · Hubbard Drive, KT9 · Hunting Gate Drive, KT9 · Jenner Way, KT19 · John Watkin Close, KT19 · Jubilee Way, KT9 · Kestrel Close, KT19 · Kilnside, KT10 · Lady Forsdyke Way, KT19 · Lady Harewood Way, KT9 · Lower Wood Road, KT10 · Maltby Road, KT9 · Mansfield Road, KT9 · May Close, KT9 · Melbury Close, KT10 · Melford Close, KT9 · Merritt Gardens, KT9 · Moor Lane, KT9 · Mount View Road, KT10 · Nell Gwynne Close, KT19 · Nelson Walk, KT19 · Nigel Fisher Way, KT9 · Norris Close, KT19 · Oakhill, KT10 · Oakwood Avenue, KT19 · Old Farmhouse Drive, KT22 · Orchid Close, KT9 · Parbury Rise, KT9 · Penrose Drive, KT19 · Queen Alexandra’s Way, KT19 · Raymond Way, KT10 · Ripley Way, KT19 · Ripon Gardens, KT9 · Rollesby Road, KT9 · Rosehill, KT10 · Rushett Lane, KT9 · Ruxley Crescent, KT10 · Ruxley Ridge, KT10 · Rythe Close, KT9 · Sandy Mead, KT19 · Selby Close, KT9 · Silverglade, KT9 · Soprano Way, KT9 · ST CATHERINES CLOSE, KT9 · Station Road, KT9 · Stevens Lane, KT10 · Strawberry Hill, KT9 · Sussex Gardens, KT9 · Tedder Close, KT9 · Thorn Close, KT10 · Thrigby Road, KT9 · Tiverton Way, KT9 · Tower Gardens, KT10 · Trotter Way, KT19 · Trystings Close, KT10 · West Road, KT9 · Winey Close, KT9 · Woodall Close, KT9 · Woodview, KT9 ·
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