Douglas Crescent, UB4

Area might date from the first world war period with housing mainly dating from the 1960s

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Douglas Crescent, UB4

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Road · Hayes (Middlesex) · UB4 ·
MARCH
28
2017

Douglas Crescent is a road in the UB4 postcode area




NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Yeading Yeading was one of the final suburbs to develop in westernmost London.

NEARBY STREETS
Acer Avenue, UB4 Acer Avenue is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Alba Close, UB4 Alba Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Arden Close, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Avon Close, UB4 Avon Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Barnhill Road, UB4 Barnhill Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Beech House, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Brentford Close, UB4 Brentford Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Canberra Drive, UB4 A street within the UB5 postcode
Canberra Drive, UB5 Canberra Drive is a road in the UB5 postcode area
Caprea Close, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Caravelle Gardens, UB5 Caravelle Gardens is one of the streets of London in the UB5 postal area.
Cedar House, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Cornelia Drive, UB4 Cornelia Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Cosgrove Close, UB4 Cosgrove Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Dakota Gardens, UB5 A street within the UB5 postcode
Dehavilland Close, UB5 Dehavilland Close is a road in the UB5 postcode area
Dove Close, UB4 Dove Close is one of the streets of London in the UB5 postal area.
Dunedin Way, UB4 Dunedin Way is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Dunsmore Close, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Errol Gardens, UB4 Errol Gardens is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Farman Grove, UB5 A street within the UB5 postcode
Featherstone House, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Fellowes Close, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Firefly Close, UB5 A street within the UB5 postcode
Flamingo Gardens, UB5 A street within the UB5 postcode
Friar Road, UB4 Friar Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Friendship Walk, UB5 A street within the UB5 postcode
Gemini Grove, UB5 A street within the UB5 postcode
Hammet Close, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Harries Road, UB4 Harries Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Hastoe Close, UB4 Hastoe Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Hobart Close, UB4 Hobart Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Hobart Drive, UB4 Hobart Drive is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Hobart Lane, UB4 Hobart Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Hobart Road, UB4 Hobart Road is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Homefield Close, UB4 Homefield Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Hornbeam Road, UB4 Hornbeam Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Javelin Way, UB5 Javelin Way is a road in the UB5 postcode area
Jetstar Way, UB5 Jetstar Way is a road in the UB5 postcode area
Jollys Lane, UB4 Jollys Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Kingsash Drive, UB4 Kingsash Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Lanata Walk, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Lapponum Walk, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Larch Crescent, UB4 Larch Crescent is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Larch House, UB4 Residential block
Lochan Close, UB4 Lochan Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Maple Close, UB4 Maple Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Maple Road, UB4 Maple Road is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Maple Road, UB4 Maple Road is a road in the UB5 postcode area
Marian Close, UB4 Marian Close is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Martlet Grove, UB5 A street within the UB5 postcode
Masefield Lane, UB4 Masefield Lane is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Melbourne House, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Middle Way, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Mimosa Road, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Nimrod Close, UB5 Nimrod Close is a road in the UB5 postcode area
Norcott Close, UB4 Norcott Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Norwood Gardens, UB4 Norwood Gardens is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Paddington Close, UB4 Paddington Close is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Pendula Drive, UB4 Pendula Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Perth Avenue, UB4 Perth Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Ramulis Drive, UB4 Ramulis Drive is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Repens Way, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Reynolds Road, UB4 Reynolds Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Rose Park Close, UB4 Rose Park Close is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Sealand Walk, UB5 A street within the UB5 postcode
Stipularis Drive, UB4 Stipularis Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Sullivan Close, UB4 Sullivan Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
The Bungalows, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Tomahawk Gardens, UB5 A street within the UB5 postcode
Trestis Close, UB4 Trestis Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Triandra Way, UB4 Triandra Way is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Trident Gardens, UB5 A street within the UB5 postcode
Viscount Grove, UB5 A street within the UB5 postcode
Wendover Close, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Westbourne Close, UB4 Westbourne Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Westlake Close, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Willow Tree Close, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Willow Tree Lane, UB4 Willow Tree Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Yeading Court, UB4 Yeading Court is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Yeading Fork, UB4 Yeading Fork is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.


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 Queen’s 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 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.


LOCAL PHOTOS
Coldharbour Farm (1955)
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Hayes Bridge Farm
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The Broadway, Southall (1952)
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