Lydia Road, DA8

Road is in an area which may have existed since the nineteenth century or before- in the area buildings are mainly post-war

 HOME  ·  ARTICLE  MAP  STREETS  BLOG 
(51.47646 0.18481) 

Lydia Road, DA8

MAP YEAR:1750180018301860190019502020Remove markers
Road · Purfleet · DA8 ·
December
1
2017

Lydia Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area




NEARBY STREETS
Alexandra Road, DA8 Alexandra Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Amethyst Court, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Aperfield Road, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Appold Street, DA8 Appold Street was named after a pump.
Arthur Street, DA8 Arthur Street was named after Queen Victoria’s second son.
Aveley Close, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Beadle Place, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Betsham Road, DA8 Betsham Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Bilton Road, DA8 Bilton Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Boundary Street, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Britannia Close, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Butler Drive, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Callender Cottages, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Callender Road, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Chrome Road, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Cobalt Road, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Colbrook Street, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Colebrook Street, DA8 Colebrook Street is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Colombus Square, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Columbus Square, DA8 Columbus Square is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Compton Place, DA8 Compton Place is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Cook Square, DA8 Cook Square is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Cornelia Place, DA8 Cornelia Place is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Cornwallis Close, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Crescent Road, DA8 Crescent Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Crimson Road, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Cross Street, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Dell View Road, DA8 A street within the postcode
Downton Mews, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Erith High Street, DA8 This is an article about Erith High Street.
Fairview, DA8 Fairview is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Festival Close, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Frobisher Road, DA8 Frobisher Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Garnet Road, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Glebe Way, DA8 Glebe Way is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Guild Road, DA8 Guild Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Gunning Place, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Hamilton Walk, DA8 Hamilton Walk is a road in the DA8 postcode area
James Watt Way, DA8 James Watt Way is a road in the DA8 postcode area
James Watts Way, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Larner Road, DA8 Larner Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Manor Park, DA8 Manor Park is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Manor Road, DA8 Manor Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Mariners Walk, DA8 Mariners Walk is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Maynard Close, DA8 Maynard Close is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Opal Court, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Pier Road, DA8 Pier Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Queen Street, DA8 This is a street in the DA8 postcode area
Queens Road, DA8 Queens Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Raleigh Close, DA8 Raleigh Close is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Reddy Road, DA8 Reddy Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Richmer Road, DA8 Richmer Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Scarlet Road, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Scarlet Road, SE6 Scarlet Road is a road in the SE6 postcode area
Shermanbury Close, DA8 Shermanbury Close is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Shermansbury Close, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Sherwood House, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
South Road, DA8 South Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Springhead Road, DA8 Springhead Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Stoneham Court, DA8 A street within the postcode
Thanet Road, DA8 Thanet Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Turpin Lane, DA8 Turpin Lane is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Vanacker Court, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Waterhead Close, DA8 Waterhead Close is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Wheatley Terrace Road, DA8 Wheatley Terrace Road is a road in the DA8 postcode 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 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.


LOCAL PHOTOS
Erith High Street, DA8
TUM image id: 1466529309
Print-friendly version of this page