Bressay Drive, NW7

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Bressay Drive, NW7

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Road · Mill Hill · NW7 ·
JUNE
13
2017

Bressay Drive is a road in the NW7 postcode area




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Bampton Drive, NW7 Bampton Drive is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Barford Close, NW4 Barford Close is a road in the NW4 postcode area
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Brancaster Drive, NW7 Brancaster Drive is a street in Mill Hill.
Brookfield Crescent, NW7 Brookfield Crescent is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Buckingham Court, NW4 Buckingham Court is a street in Hendon.
Buckland Close, NW7 Buckland Close is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Burnham Close, NW7 Burnham Close is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Byron Road, NW7 Byron Road is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Canberra Close, NW4 Canberra Close is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Chalet Estate, NW7 Chalet Estate is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Champions Way, NW4 Champions Way is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Champions Way, NW7 Champions Way is a road in the NW7 postcode area
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Colenso Drive, NW7 Colenso Drive is a street in Mill Hill.
Copthall Drive, NW7 Copthall Drive is a road in the NW7 postcode area
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East Drive, NW9 East Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Fakenham Close, NW7 Fakenham Close is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Featherstone Road, NW7 Featherstone Road is a street in Mill Hill.
Fiveways Corner Flyover, NW4 Fiveways Corner Flyover is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Fiveways Corner, NW4 Fiveways Corner is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Gilda Court, NW7 Gilda Court is a street in Mill Hill.
Glenmere Avenue, NW7 Glenmere Avenue is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Hall Lane, NW4 Hall Lane is part of an old road through Hendon which also ran north into Page Street.
Hammers Lane, NW7 Hammers Lane is a street in Mill Hill.
Hendale Avenue, NW4 Hendale Avenue is a street in Hendon.
High Street, NW7 High Street is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Hillside Grove, NW7 Hillside Grove is a street in Mill Hill.
Hilltop Gardens, NW4 Hilltop Gardens is a road in the NW4 postcode area
Holland Court, NW7 Holland Court is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Hollies End, NW7 Hollies End is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Holmdene Avenue, NW7 Holmdene Avenue is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Ladysmith Close, NW7 Ladysmith Close is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Longfield Avenue, NW7 Longfield Avenue is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Marion Road, NW7 Marion Road is a road in the NW7 postcode area
May’s Lane, NW7 May’s Lane is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Milton Road, NW7 Milton Road is a street in Mill Hill.
Moorlands Avenue, NW7 Moorlands Avenue is a road in the NW7 postcode area
Page Street, NW7 Page Street is a very old lane in Mill Hill.
Parkside, NW7 Parkside is a street in Mill Hill.
Propeller Way, NW4 Propeller Way is a road in the NW4 postcode area
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Pursley Road, NW4 Pursley Road is a road in the NW4 postcode area
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Rowlands Close, NW7 Rowlands Close is a road in the NW7 postcode area
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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.
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