Oakfields Road, NW11

Road in/near Temple Fortune

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Oakfields Road, NW11

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Oakfields Road is a street in Golders Green.




NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Etz Chaim Yeshiva Etz Chaim Yeshiva was an Ashkenazi Orthodox yeshiva in Golders Green.

NEARBY STREETS
Alba Gardens, NW11 Alba Gardens is a street in Golders Green.
Arcade House, NW11 Residential block
Ashbourne Avenue, NW11 Ashbourne Avenue is a street in Golders Green.
Asmuns Place, NW11 In 1908, two hundred and seventy houses went up in Asmuns Place.
Belmont Parade, NW11 Belmont Parade is a street in Golders Green.
Bridge Lane, NW11 Bridge Lane is a street in Golders Green.
Bridge Way, NW11 Bridge Way is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Brookside Road, NW11 Brookside Road is a street in Golders Green.
Childs Way, NW11 Childs Way is a cul-de-sac off Finchley Road.
Clifton Gardens, NW11 Clifton Gardens is a street in Golders Green.
Cranbourne Gardens, NW11 Cranbourne Gardens is a street in Golders Green.
Danescroft Gardens, NW4 Danescroft Gardens is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Diamond Bridge, E15 Diamond Bridge is a road in the E15 postcode area
Eastville Avenue, NW11 Eastville Avenue is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Farm Walk, NW11 Farm Walk is a street in Golders Green.
Flower Mews, NW11 Flower Mews is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Garrick Avenue, NW11 Garrick Avenue is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Golders Manor Drive, NW11 Golders Manor Drive is a street in Golders Green.
Grosvenor Gardens, NW11 Grosvenor Gardens is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Hallswelle Parade, NW11 Hallswelle Parade is a street in Golders Green.
Hallswelle Road, NW11 Hallswelle Road is a street in Golders Green.
Hampstead Gardens, NW11 Hampstead Gardens is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Hanstead Garden, NW11 Hanstead Garden is a street in Golders Green.
Harmony Close, NW11 Harmony Close is a street in Golders Green.
Hayes Crescent, NW11 Hayes Crescent is a street in Golders Green.
Heather Gardens, NW11 Heather Gardens is a street in Golders Green.
Hendon Park Row, NW11 Hendon Park Row is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Highcroft Gardens, NW11 Highcroft Gardens is a street in Golders Green.
Highfield Gardens, NW11 Highfield Gardens is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Highfield Road, NW11 Highfield Road is a street in Golders Green.
Holmbrook Drive, NW4 Holmbrook Drive is a street in Hendon.
James Close, NW11 James Close is a street in Golders Green.
Leeside Crescent, NW11 Leeside Crescent is a street in Golders Green.
Leeside Cresent, NW11 Leeside Cresent is a street in Golders Green.
North Circular Road, NW11 North Circular Road dates from works done in 1924.
North Circular Road, NW4 North Circular Road is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Park Way, NW11 Park Way is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Portsdown Avenue, NW11 Portsdown Avenue is a street in Golders Green.
Portsdown Mews, NW11 Portsdown Mews is a street in Golders Green.
Princes Parade, NW11 Princes Parade is a street in Golders Green.
Princes Park Avenue, NW11 Princes Park Avenue is a street in Golders Green.
Russell Parade, NW11 Russell Parade is a street in Golders Green.
Saint Andrew’s Road, NW11 This is a street in the NW11 postcode area
St George’s Close, NW11 St George’s Close is a road in the NW11 postcode area
St Georges Road, NW11 St Georges Road is a street in Golders Green.
Templars Avenue, NW11 Templars Avenue is a street in Golders Green.
Temple Fortune Parade, NW11 Temple Fortune Parade is a street in Golders Green.
Temple Gardens, NW11 Temple Gardens is a street in Golders Green.
Wentworth Road, NW11 Wentworth Road is a street in Golders Green.
Woodlands Close, NW11 Woodlands Close is a street in Golders Green.
Woodlands, NW11 Woodlands is a street in Golders Green.


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.


LOCAL PHOTOS
Shire Hall
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Hendon House
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Farmhouse
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Woodstock House
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Elephant field
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Hendon coat of arms
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Hoop Lane Cemetery
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Saint Alban's church
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Golders Green Hippodrome
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Golders Lodge
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Ionic Cinema
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