The streets of NW6:32 Kilburn High Road 32 Kilburn High Road is a location in London.Abbey Road A small section of the north of Abbey Road lies in NW6.Abbots Place Abbots Place runs from Priory Road to West End Lane and Abbey Road.Abedare Gardens Abedare Gardens is a location in London.Aberdare Gardens This late Victorian street was probably named in compliment to Henry Bruce, Home Secretary 1868-1873, who was created 1st Baron Aberdare.Aberdere Gardens Aberdere Gardens is a location in London.Achilles Road Achilles Road is a road in Fortune Green, NW6Acol Road Acol is not an acronym, but a village in Kent that gave its name to Acol Road, NW6.Addison Court Street/road in London NW6Agamemnon Road Agamemnon Road runs from Ajax Road to Hillfield Road.Ajax Road Ajax Road was first developed in 1886.Albert Road Albert Road in NW6 escaped the mass renaming of Albert Roads in London.Albion Mews Albion Mews is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.Aldershot Road Street/road in London NW6Aldred Road Aldred Road was named after Aldred, Archbishop of York.Algernon Road Street/road in London NW6Alpha Place Street/road in London NW6Alvanley Gardens Alvanley Gardens was named after a resident of Frognal Hall.Andover Place Andover Place runs between Kilburn Park Road and Carlton Vale.Argo House Argo House is a location in London.Ariel Road Ariel Road was formed from the 1885 combination of Ariel Street and Spencer Terrace.Athelstan Gardens Street/road in London NW6Ayleston Avenue Ayleston Avenue is a location in London.Aylestone Avenue Street/road in London NW6Banister Mews Street/road in London NW6Barlow Road Street/road in London NW6Belsise Road Street/road in London NW6Belsize Road Belsize Road is a major road in NW6, parallel to the railway.Belsze Road Belsze Road is a location in London.Bembridge Close Street/road in London NW6Berridge Mews Berridge Mews is in Fortune Green, NW6Beswick Mews Street/road in London NW6Birchington Road Birchington Road runs from the Edgware Road to West End Lane.Birchside Apartments Birchside Apartments is a location in London.Blackburn Road Blackburn Road is a cul-de-sac off of West End Lane.Bransdale Close Street/road in London NW6Brassey Road Street/road in London NW6Bristol Walk Bristol Walk is a location in London.Broadhurst Close Street/road in London NW6Broadhurst Gardens Broadhurst Gardens is in West Hampstead, NW6Broadhurst. Gardens Broadhurst. Gardens is a location in London.Broadwell Parade Street/road in London NW6Brondesbury Mews Street/road in London NW6Brondesbury Park Street/road in London NW6Brondesbury Road Street/road in London NW6Brondesbury Villas Street/road in London NW6Brondsbury Villas Brondsbury Villas is a location in London.Brondsebury Villas Brondsebury Villas is a location in London.Brooklands Court Brooklands Court is a road in the NW6 postcode areaBrooksville Avenue Street/road in London NW6Broomsleigh Street Street/road in London NW6Buckingham Mansions Buckingham Mansions is a residential block in Fortune Green, NW6Buckley Road Street/road in London NW6Burrard Road Burrard Road runs north from Fortune Green Road.Burton Road Street/road in London NW6Callcott Road Street/road in London NW6Cambridge Avenue Street/road in London NW6Cambridge Court Street/road in London NW6Cambridge Gardens Street/road in London NW6Cambridge Road Street/road in London NW6Campagne Gardens Campagne Gardens is a location in London.Canfield Gardens Canfield Gardens was first laid out in 1881.Canfield Place Street/road in London NW6Canfield Road Canfield Road is a location in London.Cannon Hill Cannon Hill is a road in Fortune Green, NW6Canterbury Road Street/road in London NW6Canterbury Terrace Street/road in London NW6Canterbury Works Canterbury Works is a road in the NW6 postcode areaCarlisle Road Street/road in London NW6Carlton Mews Street/road in London NW6Carlton Vale Carlton Vale runs from the Edgware Road to Kilburn Lane.Casterbridge Casterbridge is a location in London.Cathedral Walk Cathedral Walk is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.Cavendish Close Street/road in London NW6Cavendish Road Street/road in London NW6Cedarside Apartments Cedarside Apartments is a location in London.Charteris Road Street/road in London NW6Chevening Road Street/road in London NW6Chichester Road Street/road in London NW6Chippenham Gardens Street/road in London NW6Cholmley Gardens Cholmley Gardens is an unofficial road off of Mill Lane, Fortune Green, NW6Christchurch Avenue Street/road in London NW6Christchurch Avenue Christchurch Avenue is a street in Cricklewood.Christchurch Court Christchurch Court is a road in the NW6 postcode areaChudleigh Road Street/road in London NW6Claremont Road Claremont Road is a street in Maida Vale.Claremont Road Claremont Road is a road in the W10 postcode areaClarence Road Street/road in London NW6Clement Close Street/road in London NW6Cleve Road Street/road in London NW6Colas Mews Street/road in London NW6College Parade Street/road in London NW6College Yard College Yard is a small alleyway off of Winchester Avenue, NW6.Compagne Gardens Compagne Gardens is a location in London.Compayne Gardens Street/road in London NW6Cotleigh Road Street/road in London NW6Coventry Close Street/road in London NW6Coverdale Road Coverdale Road is a road in the NW6 postcode areaCrediton Hill Street/road in London NW6Creighton Road Street/road in London NW6Crown Close Street/road in London NW6Daynor House Residential blockDenmark Road Street/road in London NW6Dennington Park Road About 1881 Dennington Park Road was constructed on the line of Sweetbriar Walk, the old path to Lauriston Lodge.Dibdin House Residential blockDobson Close Street/road in London NW6Donaldson Road Street/road in London NW6Dornfell Street Street/road in London NW6Douglas Court Street/road in London NW6Douglas Road Street/road in London NW6Doulton Mews Street/road in London NW6Drakes Courtyard Drakes Courtyard is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.Dresden Close Street/road in London NW6Dudley Road Street/road in London NW6Dunmore Road Street/road in London NW6Dunster Gardens Street/road in London NW6Dyne Road Dyne Road dates from the just after the opening of Kilburn Station in 1879.Dynham Road Street/road in London NW6Esmond Road Street/road in London NW6Espalier Gardens Espalier Gardens is a location in London.Exeter Road Exeter Road is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.Fairfax Place Fairfax Place has undergone name changes - at first Victoria Mews and then Fairfax Mews.Fairfax Road Fairfax Road runs south from the Finchley Road to Belsize Road.Fairhazel Gardens Fairhazel Gardens runs from Broadhurst Gardens to Goldhurst Terrace.Fawley Road Street/road in London NW6Forest Close Street/road in London NW6Fortune Green Road Fortune Green Road is the main road running through Fortune Green, NW6Garlinge Road Garlinge Road connects Shoot Up Hill with Fordwych Road.Gascony Avenue Gascony Avenue is an east-west road lying both sides of Kingsgate Road, NW6.George House George House is a location in London.Gladstone Mews Street/road in London NW6Gladys Road Street/road in London NW6Glastonbury Street Street/road in London NW6Glenbrook Road Glenbrook Road lies to the west of West Hampstead.Glengall Road Glengall Road was laid out after Kilburn House was demolished.Godson Yard Godson Yard is a new development dating from 2005.Goldhurst Terrace Goldhurst Terrace was laid out in the late 1870s.Goldhurst Terrace This is a street in the NW3 postcode areaGoldhurst. Terrace Goldhurst. Terrace is a location in London.Goldsmith Place Street/road in London NW6Gondar Gardens Gondar Gardens is the westernmost street in Fortune Green, NW6Gorefield Place Street/road in London NW6Grange Place Street/road in London NW6Grangeway Grangeway, NW6 lies off of Messina Avenue.Granville Road Granville Road, NW6 was formerly Pembroke Road.Greencroft Avenue Greencroft Avenue is a location in London.Greencroft Gardens Greencroft Gardens dates from 1884-5.Greville Mews Street/road in London NW6Greville Place Street/road in London NW6Greville Road Street/road in London NW6Hall Oak Walk Street/road in London NW6Hansel Road Hansel Road is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.Harben Road Harben Road was first known as Albion Road.Hartland Road Street/road in London NW6Harvard Court Street/road in London NW6Harvist Road Street/road in London NW6Hazelmere Road Street/road in London NW6Helmsdale House Residential blockHemstal Road Street/road in London NW6Heritage Lane Heritage Lane is a location in London.Hermit Place Street/road in London NW6Highfield Mews Street/road in London NW6Hilgrove Road Hilgrove Road was previously the western section of Adelaide Road, called Adelaide Road North.Hillfield Road Hillfield Road is named for an old West Hampstead agricultural estate.Hilltop Road Street/road in London NW6Holmdale Road Holmdale Road runs from Mill Lane to Dennington Park Road in West Hampstead.Honeybourne Road Street/road in London NW6Honeyman Close Street/road in London NW6Honeyman Close Honeyman Close is a road in the NW2 postcode areaHoniton Road Street/road in London NW6Hopefield Avenue Street/road in London NW6Ingham Road Ingham Road is a street in Hampstead.Inglewood House Inglewood House is on the corner of West End Lane and Inglewood Road.Inglewood Road Inglewood Road, NW6 was one of the last roads to be built in West End, West Hampstead.Iverson Road The first part of Iverson Road, NW6 was laid out in 1872. Jade Terrace Street/road in London NW6John Wilson House John Wilson House is a location in London.Kempe Road Street/road in London NW6Kempe Road Kempe Road is a road in the NW10 postcode areaKenilworth Road Street/road in London NW6Keslake Road Street/road in London NW6Keslake Road Road in Kensal Rise, London NW6Kilburn High Road Railway Station Kilburn High Road Railway Station is a location in London.Kilburn High Road Street/road in London NW6Kilburn Lane Kilburn Lane is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.Kilburn Park Road Kilburn Park Road was built along the course of the Bayswater Rivulet (the River Westbourne), starting in 1855Kilburn Park Road Kilburn Park Road is a street in Maida Vale.Kilburn Place Kilburn Place was originally Providence Place.Kilburn Priory Kilburn Priory is now a road - - it was once the site of a real prioryKilburn Square Kilburn Square was built around St Paul’s Chapel, which dates from 1825.Kilburn Vale Kilburn Vale leads to the Kilburn Vale estate.Kimberley Court Kimberley Court is a location in London.Kimberley Road Street/road in London NW6Kingdon Road Kingdon Road connects Sumatra Road and Dennington Park Road.Kings Gardens Street/road in London NW6Kingsgate Place Street/road in London NW6Kingsgate Road Kingsgate Road runs between Quex Road and Hemstal Road.Kingsley Road Street/road in London NW6Kingswood Avenue Street/road in London NW6Kylemore Road Street/road in London NW6Landau House Residential blockLiddell Road Liddell Road was named after an old West Hampstead estate.Linburn House Residential blockLincoln Mews Street/road in London NW6Linstead Street Street/road in London NW6Lonsdale Road Street/road in London NW6Loveridge Mews Street/road in London NW6Loveridge Road Street/road in London NW6Lowfield Road Lowfield Road is the northern extension of Kingsgate Road, NW6.Lymington Road Lymington Road is a street in London NW6Lyncroft Gardens Lyncroft Gardens is a street in Fortune Green, NW6Lynton Road Street/road in London NW6Mallard Close Street/road in London NW6Malvern Mews Street/road in London NW6Malvern Mews Malvern Mews is a road in the W9 postcode areaMalvern Place Street/road in London NW6Malvern Road Street/road in London NW6Manor House Drive Street/road in London NW6Manor Mews Manor Mews is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.Mapesbury Road Mapesbury Road is a road in the NW6 postcode areaMaple Mews Street/road in London NW6Marlborough Mansions Marlborough Mansions is a residential block in Fortune Green, NW6Marlow Court Street/road in London NW6Marston Close Street/road in London NW6Masefield House Residential blockMaygrove Road Maygrove Road runs between the Edgware Road and Iverson Road, NW6Mazenod Avenue Street/road in London NW6Medley Road Street/road in London NW6Messina Avenue Messina Avenue stretches from West End Lane over to Kilburn High Road.Mill Lane Mill Lane forms the boundary between Fortune Green and West Hampstead.Millman Road A street within the NW6 postcodeMilman Road Street/road in London NW6Milverton Road Street/road in London NW6Minton Mews Street/road in London NW6Montrose Avenue Street/road in London NW6Mortimer Crescent Mortimer Crescent is a notable street in Kilburn, full of literary connections. Mortimer Crescent Street/road in London NW6Mortimer Place Mortimer Place can be found in Kilburn, NW6.Mount Pleasant Road Mount Pleasant Road is a road in the NW6 postcode areaMowbray Road Street/road in London NW6Mowbray Road Mowbray Road is a road in the NW2 postcode areaMutrix Road Street/road in London NW6Narcissus Road Narcissus Road lies in London NW6Naseby Close Naseby Close is a location in London.Nelson Close Street/road in London NW6Netherwood Street Street/road in London NW6Neville Close Street/road in London NW6Neville Road Street/road in London NW6Nexus Court Nexus Court is a location in London.Norman Terrace Norman Terrace is a street in Fortune Green, NW6Opal Mews 31-33 Opal Mews 31-33 is a location in London.Opal Mews Opal Mews is a location in London.Orestes Mews Orestes Mews is a small cul-de-sac in Fortune Green, NW6Oxford Road Street/road in London NW6Palmerston Road Street/road in London NW6Pandora Road Street/road in London NW6Parsifal Road Parsifal Road runs from Finchley Road to Fortune Green Road.Peel Precinct Peel Precinct is a road in the NW6 postcode areaPentland Road Street/road in London NW6Peploe Road Street/road in London NW6Plaza Parade Street/road in London NW6Plympton Avenue Street/road in London NW6Plympton Road Street/road in London NW6Princess Road Princess Road was once known as Alexandra Road.Priory Park Road Priory Park Road dates from 1882.Priory Park Priory Park is a location in London.Priory Road Street/road in London NW6Priory Terrace Street/road in London NW6Prospect Place Prospect Place was a group of houses built fronting Edgware Road south of the junction with West End Lane.Queensgate Place Queensgate Place is a location in London.Quex Mews Quex Mews is named after an estate in Kent.Quex Road Quex Road is an important road in NW6 linking the Edgware Road and West End Lane.Radnor Road Street/road in London NW6Randolph Gardens Street/road in London NW6Ravenshaw Street Street/road in London NW6Regents Plaza Street/road in London NW6Rose Joan Mews Rose Joan Mews is a small cul-de-sac in Fortune Green, NW6Rosslyn Mansions Street/road in London NW6Rowntree Close Street/road in London NW6Rudolph Road Rudolph Road is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.Rupert Road Street/road in London NW6Salmon Mews Street/road in London NW6Salusbury Road Street/road in London NW6Sandwell Crescent Street/road in London NW6Selby House Residential blockSheriff Road Sheriff Road is a location in London.Sherrif Road Sherrif Road is a location in London.Sherriff Road Street/road in London NW6Sidmouth Road Sidmouth Road is a street in Cricklewood.Smyma Road Smyma Road is a location in London.Smyrna Road Smyrna Road is a small road to the west of West End Lane.Snowman House Snowman House is a location in London.Solent Road Solent Road is a street in West Hampstead.Spode Walk Street/road in London NW6Springfield Lane Street/road in London NW6Springfield Walk Springfield Walk has a set of very old steps that give access to Kilburn Priory.St Hildas Close Street/road in London NW6St Johns Court St Johns Court is a retail and residential block beside Finchley Road station.St Julians Road Street/road in London NW6St Laurence Close St Laurence Close is a road in the NW6 postcode areaSt Laurences Close Street/road in London NW6St Marys Mews Street/road in London NW6St. Hildas Close St. Hildas Close is a location in London.St. Julians Road St. Julians Road is a location in London.St. Laurence Close St. Laurence Close is a location in London.Stafford Close Street/road in London NW6Stafford Road Street/road in London NW6Streatley Road Street/road in London NW6Stuart Road Street/road in London NW6Sumatra Road Sumatra Road, NW6 dates from the 1870s.Summerfield Avenue Street/road in London NW6Swift House Swift House is a location in London.Tennyson Road Street/road in London NW6The Arches Street/road in London NW6The Avenue Street/road in London NW6The Lodge The Lodge is a location in London.The Mansions The Mansions is a residential block on the north side of Mill Lane.The Quadrant Street/road in London NW6The Terrace The Terrace is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.Thurso House Thurso House is a location in London.Tollgate Gardens Tollgate Gardens is a location in London.Torbay Road Street/road in London NW6Torridon House Residential blockUlysses Road Ulysses Road is one of a series of streets named after the Trojan War.Valeside House Valeside House is on Kilburn Park Road.Victoria Mews Street/road in London NW6Victoria Road Street/road in London NW6Victorian Road Victorian Road is a location in London.Waterloo Passage Waterloo Passage is one of the streets of London in the NW6postal area.Wavel Mews Street/road in London NW6Webheath Street/road in London NW6Weech Road Weech Road is a street in Fortune Green, NW6Welbeck Mansions Welbeck Mansions, flats notable for their ironwork balconies, were built north of Inglewood Road in 1897.Wells Court Street/road in London NW6West Cottages Cottages in London NW6.West Cottages West Cottages is a road in the NW6 postcode areaWest End Lane West End Lane is the main road running through West Hampstead.West Hampstead Mews Street/road in London NW6Westend Lane Westend Lane is a location in London.Willesden Court This is a street in the S43 postcode areaWillesden Lane Willesden Lane is an original thoroughfare of the area.Willesden Lane Willesden Lane is a street in Cricklewood.William Dunbar House Residential blockWilliam Saville House Residential blockWinchester Avenue Street/road in London NW6Winchrester Avenue Winchrester Avenue is a location in London.Windermere Avenue Street/road in London NW6Woodchurch Road Street/road in London NW6Woodville Road Street/road in London NW6Worcester Mews Worcester Mews is a location in London.
Brondesbury Brondesbury was originally "Brand’s manor" - a small hamlet in Middlesex. Brondesbury House Brondesbury Manor House was on the southern side of Willesden Lane. Mapesbury House Mapesbury House, on the northern side of Willesden Lane, was part of the 300-acre Brondesbury estate. Dyne Road, NW6 Dyne Road dates from the just after the opening of Kilburn Station in 1879. Exeter Road, NW6 Exeter Road is one of the streets of London in the NW6 postal area.
The name "West Hampstead" was a 19th century invention - the original name was West End.
Lacking its own supply of spring water and situated away from the main roads, medieval West End barely qualified as a hamlet until a few country houses were built here from the 17th century onwards. The tendency for West End Lane to become impassably muddy after heavy rain further enhanced the hamlet's isolation.
By 1815 West End was still exceptionally quiet – so much so that its inhabitants claimed to have heard the cannon fire at Waterloo. The construction of the Finchley Road in the 1830s brought few additions to a population that consisted of a handful of squires and some farm labourers, gardeners and craftsmen. By 1851 West End had one inn and two beershops.
Railways were the prime stimulus of growth in many country corners of modern London but few places were transformed as wholly as West End. With the arrival of the Hampstead Junction Railway in 1857, the Midland Railway in 1868 and the Metropolitan and St John’s Wood Railway in 1879, the new suburb of West Hampstead spread in all directions.
Rapid development in the 1880s and 1890s swept away the large houses and the streets were laid out in today's pattern. A local estate agent in Kilburn claimed that he coined the name ‘West Hampstead’, for one of the local railway stations. Public amenities such as street lighting, gas and electricity were provided and much of the frontage to West End Lane was developed as shops.
Some of the new estates were the work of big developers like the United Land Company, whose inclination was to build fairly densely, and during the latter decades of the 19th century parts of West Hampstead became increasingly working-class in character, with policeman, travelling salesmen and railwaymen mixing with clerks and artisans. Engineering workshops operated near the railway lines.
Twentieth-century building was limited mainly to interwar blocks of flats in the north of the district, often in place of Victorian houses that had already become run-down.
The West Hampstead ward now has relatively few families and a great number of young single people. A large proportion of homes are privately rented and fewer than a quarter of adults are married, compared with more than half for the country as a whole. This socio-economic profile is evident in the upmarket cafés that have lined West End Lane in recent years.
Famous West Hampstead residents have included the singers Dusty Springfield, Joan Armatrading, Olivia Newton John and Jimmy Somerville, author Doris Lessing, actresses Imelda Staunton and Emma Thompson, and the playwright Joe Orton, who lived on West End Lane with his lover Kenneth Halliwell from 1951 to 1959. Stephen Fry has also lived here.
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