Kingsbury

Underground station, existing between 1932 and now

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Underground station · Kingsbury · NW9 ·
August
27
2015

Kingsbury station was opened on 10 December 1932 as part of the Stanmore branch of the Metropolitan Railway and served by that company’s electric trains.

After the formation of London Transport in 1933 this branch became part of the Metropolitan line and was later transferred to the Bakerloo line in 1939 then to the Jubilee line in 1979. The design style is similar to that of other Metropolitan Railway buildings of the same period rather than to the concrete and glass style used at the same time by the LER group.

In common with other nearby Metropolitan Railway stations (e.g. Harrow-on-the-Hill, Neasden, Queensbury) there is an element of fiction in the station name; the area is properly within the eastern extent of Kenton (Kingsbury Road at this point was originally part of the eastern end of Kenton Lane) and Kingsbury proper is actually closer to Neasden station.

Although now only served by deep-level tube trains, the section of line serving the station is built to surface gauge, and trains to that larger LU loading gauge occasionally pass through.


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CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LOCALITY

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LATEST LONDON-WIDE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PROJECT

Lived here
roger morris   
Added: 16 Oct 2021 08:50 GMT   

Atherton Road, IG5 (1958 - 1980)
I moved to Atherton road in 1958 until 1980 from Finsbury Park. My father purchased the house from his brother Sydney Morris. My father continued to live there until his death in 1997, my mother having died in 1988.
I attended The Glade Primary School in Atherton Road from sept 1958 until 1964 when I went to Beal School. Have fond memories of the area and friends who lived at no2 (Michael Clark)and no11 (Brian Skelly)

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Lived here
margaret clark   
Added: 15 Oct 2021 22:23 GMT   

Margaret’s address when she married in 1938
^, Josepine House, Stepney is the address of my mother on her marriage certificate 1938. Her name was Margaret Irene Clark. Her father Basil Clark was a warehouse grocer.

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Martin Eaton    
Added: 14 Oct 2021 03:56 GMT   

Boundary Estate
Sunbury, Taplow House.

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Simon Chalton   
Added: 10 Oct 2021 21:52 GMT   

Duppas Hill Terrace 1963- 74
I’m 62 yrs old now but between the years 1963 and 1975 I lived at number 23 Duppas Hill Terrace. I had an absolutely idyllic childhood there and it broke my heart when the council ordered us out of our home to build the Ellis Davd flats there.The very large house overlooked the fire station and we used to watch them practice putting out fires in the blue tower which I believe is still there.
I’m asking for your help because I cannot find anything on the internet or anywhere else (pictures, history of the house, who lived there) and I have been searching for many, many years now.
Have you any idea where I might find any specific details or photos of Duppas Hill Terrace, number 23 and down the hill to where the subway was built. To this day it saddens me to know they knocked down this house, my extended family lived at the next house down which I think was number 25 and my best school friend John Childs the next and last house down at number 27.
I miss those years so terribly and to coin a quote it seems they just disappeared like "tears in rain".
Please, if you know of anywhere that might be able to help me in any way possible, would you be kind enough to get back to me. I would be eternally grateful.
With the greatest of hope and thanks,
Simon Harlow-Chalton.


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Linda Webb   
Added: 27 Sep 2021 05:51 GMT   

Hungerford Stairs
In 1794 my ancestor, George Webb, Clay Pipe Maker, lived in Hungerford Stairs, Strand. Source: Wakefields Merchant & Tradesmens General Directory London Westminster 1794

Source: Hungerford Stairs

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Born here
jack stevens   
Added: 26 Sep 2021 13:38 GMT   

Mothers birth place
Number 5 Whites Row which was built in around 1736 and still standing was the premises my now 93 year old mother was born in, her name at birth was Hilda Evelyne Shaw,

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Born here
Ron Shepherd   
Added: 18 Sep 2021 17:28 GMT   

More Wisdom
Norman Joseph Wisdom was born in St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, West London.

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Jonathan Penner   
Added: 11 Sep 2021 16:03 GMT   

Pennard Road, W12
My wife and I, young Canadians, lodged at 65 (?) Pennard Road with a fellow named Clive and his girlfriend, Melanie, for about 6 months in 1985. We loved the area and found it extremely convenient.

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THE STREETS OF KINGSBURY
Acacia Court, NW9 Acacia Court is one of four local blocks with a floral name.
Alington Crescent, NW9 Alington Crescent is a street in Kingsbury.
Alpha House, NW9 Residential block
Alpine Road, NW9 Alpine Road serves a number of residential blocks to the east of Honeypot Lane.
Bacon Lane, NW9 Bacon Lane is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Baird Close, NW9 Baird Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Barningham Way, NW9 Barningham Way is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Berkeley Road, NW9 Berkeley Road is a street in Kingsbury.
Beverley Drive, NW9 Beverley Drive runs between Stag Lane and Queensbury station.
Birchen Close, NW9 Birchen Close is a street in Kingsbury.
Birchen Grove, NW10 Birchen Grove is a street in Kingsbury.
Birchen Grove, NW9 Birchen Grove is a location in London.
Bowater Close, NW9 Bowater Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Bowman Trading Estate, NW9 Bowman Trading Estate lies west of the Jubillee Line tracks.
Boycroft Avenue, NW9 Boycroft Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Brampton Road, NW9 Brampton Road is a street in Kingsbury.
Briarwood Close, NW9 Briarwood Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Broadview, NW9 Broad View lies west of Fryent Way.
Burgess Avenue, NW9 Burgess Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Bush Grove, NW9 Bush Grove is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Byron Avenue, NW9 Byron Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Carter Close, NW9 Carter Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Church Drive, NW9 Church Drive is a street in Kingsbury.
Church Lane, NW9 Church Lane is a street in Kingsbury.
Crundale Avenue, NW9 Crundale Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Daisy Close, NW9 Daisy Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Deanscroft Avenue, NW9 Deanscroft Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Dimsdale Drive, NW9 Dimsdale Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Dryburgh Gardens, NW9 Dryburgh Gardens is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Dunster Drive, NW9 Dunster Drive is a street in Kingsbury.
Elmcroft Gardens, NW9 Elmcroft Gardens is a street in Kingsbury.
Elthorne Road, NW9 Elthorne Road is a street in Kingsbury.
Elthorne Way, NW9 Elthorne Way is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Eton Grove, NW9 Eton Grove is a street in Kingsbury.
Ferndene, NW9 Ferndene, a block of flats, is situated on the site of a Victorian mansion of the same name.
Fryent Close, NW9 Fryent Close is a location in London.
Fryent Way, NW9 Fryent Way is a street in Kingsbury.
Girton Avenue, NW9 Girton Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Glenwood Grove, NW9 Glenwood Grove is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Goldsmith Lane, NW9 Goldsmith Lane is a street in Kingsbury.
Green Close, NW9 Green Close is a location in London.
Grosvenor Crescent, NW9 Grosvenor Crescent is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Hawthorne Grove, NW9 Hawthorne Grove is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Holden Avenue, NW9 Holden Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Holly Grove, NW9 Holly Grove is a street in Kingsbury.
Honeypot Lane, NW9 Honeypot Lane is a street in Kingsbury.
Jubilee Close, NW9 Jubilee Close is a street in Kingsbury.
Kingsbury Arcade, NW9 Kingsbury Arcade is a street in Kingsbury.
Kingsbury Trading Estate, NW9 Kingsbury Trading Estate is a street in Kingsbury.
Kingsmere Park, NW9 Kingsmere Park is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Kinsbury JFS access, HA3 Kinsbury JFS access is a road in the HA3 postcode area
Laburnum Grove, NW9 Laburnum Grove is a street in Kingsbury.
Larkspur Close, NW9 Larkspur Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Lavender Avenue, NW9 Lavender Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Leith Close, NW9 Leith Close is a street in Kingsbury.
Lewgars Avenue, NW9 Lewgars Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Mallard Way, NW9 Mallard Way is a street in Kingsbury.
Mallaroad Way, NW9 Mallaroad Way is a location in London.
Maple Grove, NW9 Maple Grove is a street in Kingsbury.
Meadowbank Road, NW9 Meadowbank Road is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Merley Court, NW9 Merley Court is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Mersham Drive, NW9 Mersham Drive is a street in Kingsbury.
Milky Way, NW9 Milky Way is a location in London.
Milton Avenue, NW9 Milton Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Minterne Road, HA3 Minterne Road lies within the HA3 postcode.
Moot Court, NW9 Moot Court is a location in London.
Old Church Lane, NW9 Old Church Lane is a street in Kingsbury.
Old Kenton Lane, NW9 Old Kenton Lane was the original main road until a new, straight section past the park was built in 1924.
Old St Andrew’s Mansions, NW9 Old St Andrew’s Mansions, named after the nearby church, were designed by E. Trobridge for T.W. Heath & Co Ltd of Neasden.
Old St. Andrews Mansions, NW9 Old St. Andrews Mansions is a location in London.
Palm Court, NW9 Palm Court is a residential block within the perimeter of Alpine Road.
Park Gardens, NW9 Park Gardens is a street in Kingsbury.
Piper’s Green, NW9 Piper’s Green is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Princes Avenue, NW9 Princes Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
PROW 10, HA3 PROW 10 is a footpath connecting Dorchester Way and The Mall.
Queens Walk, NW9 Queens Walk is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Radnor Courton Lane, HA3 Radnor Courton Lane lies within the HA3 postcode.
Reeves Avenue, NW9 Reeves Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Roe End, NW9 Roe End is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Roe Lane, NW9 Roe Lane is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Rose Bates Drive, NW9 Rose Bates Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Rugby Road, NW9 Rugby Road is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Runbury Circle, NW9 Runbury Circle is a street in Kingsbury.
Sandhurst Road, NW9 Sandhurst Road runs from Princes Avenue to Beverley Drive.
Scudamore Lane, NW9 Scudamore Lane is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Sedum Close, NW9 Sedum Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Sherborne Gardens, NW9 Sherborne Gardens is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Shorts Croft, NW9 Shorts Croft is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Slough Lane, NW9 Slough Lane is a street in Kingsbury.
St Andrews Road, NW9 St Andrews Road is a street in Kingsbury.
St. Andrews Road, NW9 St. Andrews Road is a location in London.
Stewart Close, NW9 Stewart Close is a street in Kingsbury.
Stubbs Close, NW9 Stubbs Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Sunningdale Gardens, NW9 Sunningdale Gardens is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Sunnymead Road, NW9 Sunnymead Road is a street in Kingsbury.
Sycamore Grove, NW9 Sycamore Grove is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Tennyson Avenue, NW9 Tennyson Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Townsend Lane, NW9 Townsend Lane is a street in Kingsbury.
Tudor Close, NW9 Tudor Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Tudor Gardens, NW9 Tudor Gardens is a street in Kingsbury.
Tulip Court, NW9 Tulip Court may date from 2014.
Tunworth Close, NW9 Tunworth Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Valley Drive, NW9 Valley Drive is a street in Kingsbury.
Waltham Avenue, NW9 Waltham Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Wells Drive, NW9 Wells Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Westmoreland Road, NW9 Westmoreland Road is a street in Kingsbury.
Whitby Gardens, NW9 Whitby Gardens is a location in London.
Wimborne Drive, NW9 Wimborne Drive is a street in Kingsbury.
Winchester Avenue, NW9 Winchester Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Wood Close, NW9 Wood Close is a street in Kingsbury.
Woodland Close, NW9 Woodland Close is a street in Kingsbury.
Wyndale Avenue, NW9 Wyndale Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area

THE PUBS OF KINGSBURY
George This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
J J Moons This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
JoNo’s This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
McDonaghs Bar This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Green Man This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Roisin This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Wishing Well This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.




LOCAL PHOTOS
Postcard of Forty Farm
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The Plough - reputedly 800 years old
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