Northwick Park Hospital

Hospital in/near Sudbury Hill, existing between the 1970s and now

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Northwick Park Hospital

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Hospital · Sudbury Hill · HA1 ·
November
20
2016

Northwick Park Hospital (NPH) is a hospital located on the border of the London boroughs of Brent and Harrow.

Designed by the British architect John Weeks (1921–2005), the hospital was commissioned by the NW Metropolitan Regional Hospital Board in the late 1960s, and was opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1970. The design of the hospital was largely inspired by British obsolescence studies, in which a loose-jointed medical complex was created with flexibility to withstand obsolescence’s unpredictable effects.

With a fixed internal street system, the architects referred to the hospital as "an indeterminate architecture" with "no final plan" – free to grow and change over time.

In March 1975, the world’s first body CT Scanner was installed at Northwick Park Hospital.

In 1994, the internationally renowned St Mark’s Hospital, previously located in central London, moved into a wing of the hospital formerly occupied by the Medical Research Council. The hospital retains its research pedigree through its association with Imperial College School of Medicine and its own Northwick Park Institute of Medical Research.

It featured in the opening credits of the episode "The Germans" of the comedy TV series Fawlty Towers and the 1976 horror film The Omen, and has been used as a set for both series of the Channel 4 comedy Green Wing and the seventh series of ITV’s Prime Suspect.


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Amery Road, HA1 Amery Road is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Ashburnham Avenue, HA1 Ashburnham Avenue is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Ashburnham Gardens, HA1 Ashburnham Gardens is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Audrey Gardens, HA0 Audrey Gardens is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Becket Fold, HA1 A street within the HA1 postcode
Bengeworth Road, HA1 Bengeworth Road is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Blackthorne Court, HA1 A street within the HA1 postcode
Blockley Road, HA0 Blockley Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Bonnersfield Close, HA1 Bonnersfield Close is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Bonnersfield Lane, HA1 Bonnersfield Lane is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Bonnersfield Road, HA1 A street within the HA1 postcode
Brampton Grove, HA3 Brampton Grove is a road in the HA3 postcode area
Brandreth Court, HA1 A street within the HA1 postcode
Camden Crescent, HA0 Camden Crescent is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Campden Crescent, HA0 A street within the HA0 postcode
Carlton Avenue, HA3 Carlton Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Catherine Place, HA1 Catherine Place is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Churchill Avenue, HA3 Churchill Avenue was named after landowner, Captain Spencer-Churchill.
Churchill Place, HA1 Churchill Place is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Court Parade, HA0 This is a street in the HA0 postcode area
Court Parade, HA1 Court Parade is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Courtfield Crescent, HA1 Courtfield Crescent is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Courtfield Cresent, HA1 Courtfield Cresent is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Croft Villas, HA1 Croft Villas is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Crofts Road, HA1 Crofts Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Crystal Way, HA1 Crystal Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Cullington Close, HA3 Cullington Close is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Daintry Close, HA3 Daintry Close is a road in the HA3 postcode area
Draycott Avenue;Nash Way, HA3 Draycott Avenue;Nash Way is a road in the HA3 postcode area
Duffield Close, HA1 Duffield Close is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Elmgrove Crescent, HA1 Elmgrove Crescent is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Elmgrove Gardens, HA1 Elmgrove Gardens is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Excelsior Apartments, HA1 A street within the HA1 postcode
Francis Road, HA1 Francis Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Glenwood Close, HA1 Glenwood Close is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Grange Road, HA1 Grange Road is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Hill Crescent, HA1 Hill Crescent is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Hill Road, HA0 Hill Road is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Hill Road, HA1 A street within the HA1 postcode
John Lyon Roundabout, HA0 John Lyon Roundabout is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Kenelm Close, HA1 Kenelm Close is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Kenton Road, HA1 Kenton Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Littleton Crescent, HA1 Littleton Crescent is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Littleton Road, HA1 Littleton Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Lodge, HA1 A street within the HA1 postcode
Lowndes Court, HA1 A street within the HA1 postcode
Manor Parade, HA1 Manor Parade is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Manor Road, HA1 Manor Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Martock Close, HA3 Martock Close is a road in the HA3 postcode area
Mayfield Avenue, HA3 Mayfield Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Moelyn Mews, HA1 Moelyn Mews is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Mulgrave Road, HA1 Mulgrave Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Nash Court, HA3 Nash Court is a road in the HA3 postcode area
Nash Way, HA3 Nash Way is a road in the HA3 postcode area
Nash Wayon, HA3 A street within the HA3 postcode
Nightingale Avenue, HA1 Nightingale Avenue is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Northwick Avenue, HA3 Northwick Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Northwick Close, HA1 A street within the HA1 postcode
Northwick Park Road, HA1 Northwick Park Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Northwick Walk, HA1 Northwick Walk is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Norval Road, HA0 Norval Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Pasture Close, HA0 Pasture Close is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Pasture Road, HA0 Pasture Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Pasture Road, HA1 Pasture Road is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Paxford Road, HA0 Paxford Road is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Phoenix Industrial Estate, HA1 Phoenix Industrial Estate is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Proyers Path, HA1 Proyers Path is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Public Footpath No. 62, HA1 Public Footpath No. 62 is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Public Footpath No. 63, HA1 Public Footpath No. 63 is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Richards Close, HA1 Richards Close is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Rowan Close, HA0 Rowan Close is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Rufford Close, HA3 Rufford Close is a road in the HA3 postcode area
Rushout Avenue, HA3 Rushout Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
St Georges Close, HA0 St Georges Close is a road in the HA0 postcode area
ST MARK’S CLOSE, HA1 ST MARK’S CLOSE is a road in the HA1 postcode area
St. Marks Close, HA1 A street within the HA1 postcode
Stapenhill Road, HA0 Stapenhill Road is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Sudbury Court Drive, HA0 Sudbury Court Drive is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Sudbury Court Drive, HA1 Sudbury Court Drive is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Sudbury Court Road, HA0 Sudbury Court Road is a road in the HA0 postcode area
The Crescent, HA0 The Crescent is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
The Ducker Footpath, HA0 The Ducker Footpath is a road in the HA0 postcode area
The Green, HA0 A street within the HA0 postcode
The Hawthorn Centre, HA1 The Hawthorn Centre is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Thurlby Close, HA1 A street within the HA1 postcode
Wakeling Lane, HA0 Wakeling Lane is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Willowcourt Avenue, HA3 Willowcourt Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Woodway Court, HA1 A street within the HA1 postcode
Woodway Crescent, HA1 Woodway Crescent is a road in the HA1 postcode area
Woodway Cresent, HA1 Woodway Cresent is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.


Sudbury Hill

Sudbury Hill is part of the London Borough of Harrow.

Sudbury Hill station was opened on 28 June 1903 by the District Railway on its new extension to South Harrow from Park Royal & Twyford Abbey.

This new extension was, together with the existing tracks back to Acton Town, the first section of the Underground's surface lines to be electrified and operate electric instead of steam trains.

The deep-level tube lines open at that time (City & South London Railway, Waterloo & City Railway and Central London Railway) had been electrically powered from the start.

The original station building was demolished in 1930 and 1931 and replaced by a new station in preparation for the handover of the branch from the District line to the Piccadilly line. The new station was designed by Charles Holden in a modern European style using brick, reinforced concrete and glass. Like the stations at Sudbury Town and Alperton to the south as well as others that Holden designed elsewhere for the east and west Piccadilly line extensions such as Acton Town and Oakwood, Sudbury Hill station features a tall block-like ticket hall rising above a low horizontal structure that contains station facilities and shops. The brick walls of the ticket hall are punctuated with panels of clerestory windows and the structure is capped with a flat concrete slab roof.

On 4 July 1932 the Piccadilly line was extended to run west of its original terminus at Hammersmith sharing the route with the District line to Ealing Common. From Ealing Common to South Harrow, the District line was replaced by the Piccadilly line.

Since 1994 it has been a Grade II Listed Building.
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