Print-friendly version of this page Banister Road, W10 Banister Road just scrapes being classed as belonging to the Queen's Park Estate. Brunel Mews, W10 Brunel Mews, a tiny cul-de-sac, is the northern extension of Sixth Avenue. Canal Way, W10 Canal Way was built on the site of the Kensal Gas Works. College Road, NW10 College Road was named after All Soul’s Collage in Oxford which owned the land that the street was built upon. Dalgarno Way, W10 Dalgarno Way is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area. Kensal House, W10 Kensal House (1936), was designed to show off the power of gas and originally had no electricity at all. Maple Walk, W10 Post war development on the Queen’s Park Estate created some plant-based street names. Oliphant Street, W10 Oliphant Street was the final alphabetical street on the original Queen’s Park Estate naming scheme. Peach Road, W10 Paach Road is one of the newer streets of the Queen’s Park Estate in London W10 Pember Road, NW10 Pember Road is one of the side streets to the west of Kilburn Lane, NW10 Purves Road, NW10 Purves Road is named after the solicitor of the United Land Company who were developers in this area. Regent Street, NW10 Regent Street, otherwise an obscure side street is one of the oldest roads in Kensal Green. Ronan Walk, W10 Ronan Walk was one of the streets constructed in a 1970s build parallel to the Harrow Road. Walm Lane, NW2 Walm Lane links Willesden High Road with the Edgware Road. Webb Close, W10 Webb Close is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area.
Former location of the National Athletic Grounds
Kensal Rise railway station opened in 1873 as Kensal Green, replacing Kensal Green & Harlesden railway station which opened in 1861 at the crossing of Green Lane (later Wrottesley Road), lying in between the present station and Willesden Junction. The present station was renamed Kensal Rise in 1890.
The names Kensal Green and Kensal Rise are used somewhat interchangeably by non-residents to denote the same district, although residents differentiate between the areas based on proximity to the local tube and railway stations.
Roughly speaking, the area west of Chamberlayne Road
, north of Harrow Road and south of Kensal Rise railway station is considered Kensal Green while that to the east of Chamberlayne Road
and north of the station is considered Kensal Rise. These boundaries are by no means fixed however and some residents are known to use both terms with little regard for geographical accuracy.