Carey Way, HA9

Road in/near Wembley Park

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Carey Way, HA9

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Carey Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.




NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Oakington Manor Farm Oakington Manor Farm derived its name from a corruption of the name ’Tokyngton’.

NEARBY STREETS
Atlas Road, HA9 Atlas Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Bentham Walk, NW10 Bentham Walk is a street in Willesden.
Brent, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Fifth Way, HA9 Fifth Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
First Way, HA9 First Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Fith Way, HA9 Fith Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Fourth Way, HA9 Fourth Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Grove Way, HA9 Grove Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Hallmark Trading Centre, HA9 Hallmark Trading Centre is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Hannah Close, NW10 Hannah Close is a street in Willesden.
Lawrence Way, NW10 Lawrence Way is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Lovett Way, NW10 Lovett Way is a street in Willesden.
Park View, HA9 Park View is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Popin Business Centre, HA9 Popin Business Centre is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Rutherford Way, HA9 Rutherford Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Second Way, HA9 Second Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
South Way, HA9 South Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Third Way, HA9 Third Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Towers Business Park, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Wembley Park Business Centre, HA9 Wembley Park Business Centre is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.


Wembley Park

Wembley Park is a London Underground station, the nearest Underground station to the Wembley Stadium complex.

Tracks were laid through the area by the Metropolitan Railway (MR, now the Metropolitan Line) when it extended its services from Willesden Green to Harrow-on-the-Hill. Services to Harrow started on 2 August 1880 although Wembley Park station was not constructed until later.

The station was constructed to serve the pleasure grounds developed by the MR at Wembley Park, a former country estate bought by the company in 1881 as a destination for excursion trips on the company’s trains. The station opened for the first time on 14 October 1893 and initially operated to serve only Saturday football matches in the park. It opened fully on 12 May 1894.

Later in the 1890s, the Great Central Railway’s (GCR’s) London extension was constructed adjacent to the MR’s tracks. The tracks pass under the entrance building but the station has never been served by mainline operators. In 1905 the tracks were electrified and the first electric trains became operational. Between 1913 and 1915, the MR added additional tracks to double the line’s capacity.

On 10 December 1932, the MR opened a branch line north from Wembley Park to Stanmore.

Originally, the MR served all stations south from Wembley Park to Baker Street station but the line suffered from congestion due to limited capacity on the tracks heading into Baker Street. Following the combination of the MR and London’s other underground railways to form the London Passenger Transport Board (LPTB) in 1933, the LPTB took steps to alleviate the congestion by constructing new Bakerloo Line tunnels from Baker Street to connect to the Metropolitan’s tracks south of Finchley Road station. From 20 November 1939, the Bakerloo Line then took over the Metropolitan stopping services between Wembley Park and Finchley Road and the Stanmore branch.

To handle the exceptional passenger numbers associated with the 1948 Olympics held at Wembley Stadium, the original station building was extended and given a new ticket hall and additional circulation routes and platform stairs. At the opening of the Jubilee Line on 1 May 1979, the Bakerloo service from Baker Street to Stanmore was transferred to the new line.

When the UEFA European Football Championship was held at Wembley in 1996, a large staircase was constructed leading down from the 1948 extension and under the newly-built Bobby Moore Bridge, which had opened in 1993. This was intended as a temporary structure and remained in its unfinished state until 2004, when extensive work began on the station in conjunction with the reconstruction of Wembley Stadium. Additional facilities were provided to handle event crowds, and the staircase was completed in time for the opening of the new stadium in 2007.


LOCAL PHOTOS
Brent Town Hall
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Blackbird Hill (1906)
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Wembley Stadium, 1947
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Postcard of Forty Farm
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Hillside, Stonebridge
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Shelley Road NW10
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St.Mary’s Road, Harlesden
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Nicoll Road, NW10
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Park Road, NW10
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Craven Park Road, Harlesden
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