Lea Gardens, HA9

Road in/near Wembley Park

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Lea Gardens, HA9

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Road · Wembley Park · HA9 ·
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2017

Lea Gardens is a road in the HA9 postcode area




NEARBY STREETS
Acacia Avenue, HA9 Acacia Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Alexandra Court, HA9 Alexandra Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Beatrice Avenue, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Castleton Avenue, HA9 Castleton Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Castleton Gardens, HA9 Castleton Gardens is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Chatsworth Avenue, HA9 Chatsworth Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Clarendon Gardens, HA9 Clarendon Gardens ran through the centre of a 1925 estate called Clarendon Gardens.
Dagmar Avenue, HA9 Dagmar Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Dukes Way, HA9 Dukes Way is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Ecclestone Court, HA9 Ecclestone Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Ecclestone Mews, HA9 Ecclestone Mews is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Ecclestone Place, HA9 Ecclestone Place is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Elm Road, HA9 Elm Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Empire Way, HA9 Empire Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Empireway, HA9 Empireway is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Floor York House, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Floor, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Hillcroft Crescent, HA9 Hillcroft Crescent is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Hillside Avenue, HA9 Hillside Avenue is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Juniper Close, HA9 Juniper Close is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Keswick Gardens, HA9 Keswick Gardens is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Kingsway, HA9 Kingsway is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Lancelot Parade, HA0 Lancelot Parade is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Linden Avenue, HA9 Linden Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Linden Lawns, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Lodge Court, HA0 A street within the HA0 postcode
Manor Drive, HA9 Manor Drive is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Market Way, HA0 Market Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Mostyn Avenue, HA9 Mostyn Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Park Court, HA9 Park Court is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Park Lane, HA9 Park Lane is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Park Place, HA9 Park Place is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Princes Court, HA9 Princes Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Raglan Court, HA9 Raglan Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Rosemead Avenue, HA9 Rosemead Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Roskild Court, HA9 Roskild Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Royal Route, HA9 Royal Route is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Rupert Avenue, HA9 Rupert Avenue is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Saint John’s Road, HA9 This is a street in the HA9 postcode area
Sevenex Parade, HA9 Sevenex Parade is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
South Wing, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
St Johns Road, HA9 St Johns Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Stadium Way, HA9 Stadium Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
The Dene, HA9 The Dene is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
The Glen, HA9 The Glen is a road in the HA9 postcode area
The Link, HA9 The Link is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Turton Road, HA0 Turton Road is a road in the HA0 postcode area
Valet, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Walrond Avenue, HA9 Walrond Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Waverley Avenue, HA9 Waverley Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Wembley High Road, HA9 Wembley High Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Wembley Hill Road, HA9 Wembley Hill Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Wembley Market, HA0 Wembley Market is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
White Horse Bridge, HA9 White Horse Bridge is a road in the HA9 postcode area
York House/Empire Way, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode


Wembley Park

Wembley Park is a London Underground station, the nearest Underground station to the Wembley Stadium complex.

Tracks were laid through the area by the Metropolitan Railway (MR, now the Metropolitan Line) when it extended its services from Willesden Green to Harrow-on-the-Hill. Services to Harrow started on 2 August 1880 although Wembley Park station was not constructed until later.

The station was constructed to serve the pleasure grounds developed by the MR at Wembley Park, a former country estate bought by the company in 1881 as a destination for excursion trips on the company’s trains. The station opened for the first time on 14 October 1893 and initially operated to serve only Saturday football matches in the park. It opened fully on 12 May 1894.

Later in the 1890s, the Great Central Railway’s (GCR’s) London extension was constructed adjacent to the MR’s tracks. The tracks pass under the entrance building but the station has never been served by mainline operators. In 1905 the tracks were electrified and the first electric trains became operational. Between 1913 and 1915, the MR added additional tracks to double the line’s capacity.

On 10 December 1932, the MR opened a branch line north from Wembley Park to Stanmore.

Originally, the MR served all stations south from Wembley Park to Baker Street station but the line suffered from congestion due to limited capacity on the tracks heading into Baker Street. Following the combination of the MR and London’s other underground railways to form the London Passenger Transport Board (LPTB) in 1933, the LPTB took steps to alleviate the congestion by constructing new Bakerloo Line tunnels from Baker Street to connect to the Metropolitan’s tracks south of Finchley Road station. From 20 November 1939, the Bakerloo Line then took over the Metropolitan stopping services between Wembley Park and Finchley Road and the Stanmore branch.

To handle the exceptional passenger numbers associated with the 1948 Olympics held at Wembley Stadium, the original station building was extended and given a new ticket hall and additional circulation routes and platform stairs. At the opening of the Jubilee Line on 1 May 1979, the Bakerloo service from Baker Street to Stanmore was transferred to the new line.

When the UEFA European Football Championship was held at Wembley in 1996, a large staircase was constructed leading down from the 1948 extension and under the newly-built Bobby Moore Bridge, which had opened in 1993. This was intended as a temporary structure and remained in its unfinished state until 2004, when extensive work began on the station in conjunction with the reconstruction of Wembley Stadium. Additional facilities were provided to handle event crowds, and the staircase was completed in time for the opening of the new stadium in 2007.


LOCAL PHOTOS
Brent Town Hall
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Wembley Stadium, 1947
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Postcard of Forty Farm
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The Clarendon Gardens estate (1925)
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Oakington Manor Farm
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