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Brondesbury Park

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Brondesbury Park is an affluent suburb and electoral ward of the London Borough of Brent.

Brondesbury Park the suburb is centred on the railway station of the same name. It has a number of open spaces, such as Queen's Park and Tiverton Green.

The area was rural until the coming of the railway. The Hampstead Junction Railway route between Willesden Junction (Low Level) and Camden Road (via Gospel Oak) opened in 1860, but at first there were no stations west of Brondesbury. The line was absorbed by the London and North Western Railway in 1867, but it was not until 1 June 1908 that a station at Brondesbury Park was opened.

But already by 1887, Salusbury Road, running parallel to the Edgware Road, joined Kilburn to Brondesbury and Willesden Green. The whole of the Church Commissioners' estate east of Salusbury Road and south of the L. & N.W.R. was built on and there were patches of building and a complete street layout on the Kilburn Park estate to the south. North of the L. & N.W.R. line the street plan was laid out as far as Victoria Road and building was complete on the former Tanners Mead (north of Kilburn Lane and west of Edgware Road) and Elm Lodge estate. There was some building on both sides of the Hampstead Junction line. The rest of the area between the Hampstead Junction line and Willesden Lane was built up during the late 1880s. South of Willesden Lane building stretched westward to Paddington cemetery and along Brondesbury Road as far as Salusbury Road by 1896. Most of the Kilburn Park estate was built up, and south of the L. & N.W.R. building stretched westward to merge with Kensal Green.

Brondesbury along with Brondesbury Park attracted a lot of Irish immigrants and then, after the 1930s, many German Jewish people. Willesden as a whole had 3.5 per cent of the population born in Germany, Poland, Russia or Austria in 1951, a lot of these in Brondesbury Park.


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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
1879 Royal Agricultural Society Show Washout summers are not only a modern phenomenon
Brondesbury House Brondesbury Manor House was on the southern side of Willesden Lane.

THE STREETS OF BRONDESBURY PARK
Addison Court, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Albion Mews, NW6 Albion Mews is one of the streets of London in the NW6 postal area.
Aldershot Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Algernon Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Athelstan Gardens, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Aylestone Avenue, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Brondesbury Mews, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Brondesbury Park, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Brondesbury Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Brooksville Avenue, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Burton Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Callcott Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Charteris Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Christchurch Avenue, NW2 Christchurch Avenue is a street in Cricklewood.
Christchurch Avenue, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Christchurch Court, NW6 Christchurch Court is a road in the NW6 postcode area
Chudleigh Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Clarence Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Clement Close, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
College Parade, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
College Yard, NW6 College Yard is a small alleyway off of Winchester Avenue, NW6.
Donaldson Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Douglas Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Esmond Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Forest Close, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Glengall Road, NW6 Glengall Road was laid out after Kilburn House was demolished.
Hartland Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Hazelmere Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Honeyman Close, NW2 Honeyman Close is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Honeyman Close, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Honiton Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Kenilworth Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Kilburn Square, NW6 Kilburn Square was built around St Paul’s Chapel, which dates from 1825.
Kimberley Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Kingsley Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Landau House, NW2 Residential block
Lincoln Mews, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Lonsdale Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Lynton Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Manor House Drive, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Marlow Court, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Mount Pleasant Road, NW10 Mount Pleasant Road is a street in Willesden.
Mount Pleasant Road, NW2 Mount Pleasant Road is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Priory Park Road, NW6 Priory Park Road dates from 1882.
Salusbury Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Sidmouth Road, NW2 Sidmouth Road is a street in Cricklewood.
St Hildas Close, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
St Julians Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Tennyson Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
The Avenue, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
The Quadrant, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
The Terrace, NW6 The Terrace is one of the streets of London in the NW6 postal area.
Tiverton Road, NW10 Tiverton Road is a street in Willesden.
Torbay Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Victoria Mews, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Victoria Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Willesden Court, S43 This is a street in the S43 postcode area
Willesden Lane, NW2 Willesden Lane is a street in Cricklewood.
Winchester Avenue, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Woodville Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6




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