Print-friendly version of this page Ashley Lane, NW4 Ashley Lane is divided into an official road and a track which is part of a nature reserve. Central Circus, NW4 Central Circus is the postal designation for addresses around Hendon Central circus. Pennine Drive, NW2 Pennine Drive is the main road of the so-called ’Golders Green Estate’. Thornbury, NW4 Thornbury is a residential block in Church End, Hendon. Tilling Road, NW2 Tilling Road was named after Thomas Tilling, founder of the London omnibus firm.
Brent Cross tube station is on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line, between Hendon Central and Golders Green. The Brent Cross shopping centre is nearby.
The station was designed by architect Stanley Heaps and opened as Brent on the 19 November 1923, the first station on the extension of what was then known as the Hampstead & Highgate Line through undeveloped rural areas to Edgware. The extension had first been planned prior to World War I when the station had been due to be called Woodstock. It was renamed from Brent to its current name on the 20 July 1976 opening of the shopping centre.