Summit Avenue, NW9

Road might date from the first world war period. Most of the urban landscape is interwar

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Summit Avenue, NW9

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Summit Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.




NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Plough Inn The Plough at Kingsbury Green was established in 1748.

NEARBY STREETS
Ash Tree Dell, NW9 Ash Tree Dell was the one of two new roads off Buck Lane which was developed by the Kingsbury Cross Co-Partnership from 1931 onwards.
Bowater Close, NW9 Bowater Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Buck Lane, NW9 Buck Lane is a street in Kingsbury.
Camarthen Green, NW9 Camarthen Green is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Colin Close, NW9 Colin Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Coniston Gardens, NW9 Coniston Gardens is a street in Kingsbury.
Crummock Gardens, NW9 Crummock Gardens is a street in Kingsbury.
Derwent Avenue, NW9 Derwent Avenue is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Derwent Rise, NW9 Derwent Rise is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Edgware Road, NW9 Edgware Road is a street in Kingsbury.
Elmwood Crescent, NW9 Elmwood Crescent was part of Ernest Trowbridge’s 1922-1924 Elmwood Estate.
Ennerdale Drive, NW9 Ennerdale Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Fairfields Close, NW9 Fairfields Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Fairfields Crescent, NW9 Fairfields Crescent is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Forest Gate, NW9 Forest Gate is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Grove Crescent, NW9 Grove Crescent is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Halt Parade, NW9 Halt Parade is a street in Kingsbury.
Hay Lane, NW9 Hay Lane is a street in Kingsbury.
Haydon Close, NW9 Haydon Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Hayland Close, NW9 Hayland Close is part of the 1920s Summit Estate.
High Meadow Crescent, NW9 High Meadow Crescent is typical of 1920s local authority housing.
Highcroft, NW9 Highcroft is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Highfield Avenue, NW9 Highfield Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Highfield Close, NW9 Highfield Close is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Highfort Court, NW9 Highfort Court was built in 1935-36 by Ernest Trobridge.
Hill View Gardens, NW9 Hill View Gardens is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Hillside, NW9 Hillside is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Kenwood Court, NW9 Kenwood Court was built after a fire.
Kingsbury Road, NW9 Kingsbury Road is a street in Kingsbury.
Larkway Close, NW9 Larkway Close is a street in Kingsbury.
Lewgars Avenue, NW9 Lewgars Avenue is a street in Kingsbury.
Lodore Gardens, NW9 Lodore Gardens is a street in Kingsbury.
Mardale Drive, NW9 Mardale Drive is a street in Kingsbury.
Mead Court, NW9 Mead Court is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Meadow Way, NW9 Meadow Way is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Mountaire Court, NW9 Mountaire Court is a street in Kingsbury.
Oak Tree Dell, NW9 Oak Tree Dell is half of a pair of 1930s twin roads along with Ash Tree Dell.
Pear Close, NW9 Pear Close was laid out by local developer H.J. Aldous.
Piper’s Green, NW9 Piper’s Green is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Ridge Close, NW9 Ridge Close is a street in Kingsbury.
Roe Green, NW9 Roe Green is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Rydal Gardens, NW9 Rydal Gardens is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Sheaveshill Parade, NW9 Sheaveshill Parade is a street in Kingsbury.
Snowdon Drive, NW9 Snowdon Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Springfield Gardens, NW9 Springfield Gardens is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Springfield Mount, NW9 Springfield Mount is a street in Kingsbury.
Stancroft, NW9 Stancroft is a street in Kingsbury.
Stonegate Court, NW9 Stonegate Court was built in a castle-like style.
Summit Close, NW9 Summit Close was built as part of the Summit Estate.
Sunny View, NW9 Sunny View is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Talgarth Walk, NW9 Talgarth Walk is a road in the NW9 postcode area
The Greenhouse, NW9 Residential block
The Retreat, NW9 The Retreat is a road in the NW9 postcode area
The Ridgeway, NW9 The Ridgeway is a crescent north of Wakemans Hill Avenue.
The Triangle, NW9 The Triangle dates from 1933.
Tyre Lane, NW9 Tyre Lane is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Uphill Drive, NW9 Uphill Drive is a street in Kingsbury.
Varley Parade, NW9 Varley Parade is a street in Kingsbury.
Wakemans Hill Avenue, NW9 Wakemans Hill Avenue is the eastern extension to Highfield Avenue beyond Buck Lane.
Woodland Close, NW9 Woodland Close is a street in Kingsbury.


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
Schweppes Factory
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Roe Green
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Silk Bridge
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Bald Faced Stag
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RAF Museum
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Brent Town Hall
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Stag Lane Aerodrome
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West Hendon from above
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The Plough - reputedly 800 years old
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The Edgware Road in Colindale
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Silk Stream near Colindale (1916)
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Welsh Harp
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