West Heath Gardens, NW3

Road in/near Child's Hill, existing between the 1950s and now

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West Heath Gardens, NW3

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Road · Child's Hill · NW2 ·
FEBRUARY
11
2018

This is a street in the NW3 postcode area




NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Child's Hill Childs Hill, now a select area, was formerly reknowned for bricks and laundering.

NEARBY STREETS
Beaumont Gardens, NW3 Beaumont Gardens is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Beechworth Close, NW3 Beechworth Close is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Bentley Drive, NW2 Bentley Drive is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Briardale Gardens, NW3 Briardale Gardens is a street in Hampstead.
Carlton Close, NW3 Carlton Close is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Cenacle Close, NW3 Cenacle Close is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Childs Hill Walk, NW2 Childs Hill Walk is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Church Walk, NW2 Church Walk is a street in Cricklewood.
Cloister Road, NW2 Cloister Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Crewys Road, NW2 Crewys Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Devonshire Place, NW2 Devonshire Place is a street in Cricklewood.
Eden Close, NW3 Eden Close is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Elm Terrace, NW2 Elm Terrace is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Elm Terrace, NW3 Elm Terrace is a street in Hampstead.
Elm Walk, NW3 Elm Walk is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Etrona Buildings, NW2 Etrona Buildings is a street in Cricklewood.
Finchley Road, NW2 Finchley Road runs briefly through the NW2 postcode as it passes through Childs Hill.
Granville Road, NW2 Granville Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Heathway Court, NW3 Heathway Court is a street in Hampstead.
Hermitage Lane, NW2 Hermitage Lane is a street in Cricklewood.
Hocroft Walk, NW2 Hocroft Walk is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Hollycroft Avenue, NW3 Hollycroft Avenue is a street in Hampstead.
Llanelly Road, NW2 Llanelly Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Llanvanor Road, NW11 Llanvanor Road is a road in the NW11 postcode area
Llanvanor Road, NW2 Llanvanor Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Lyndale Avenue, NW2 Lyndale Avenue is a street in Cricklewood.
Madoc Close, NW2 Madoc Close is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Nant Road, NW2 Nant Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Pattison Road, NW2 Pattison Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Platt’s Lane, NW2 Platt’s Lane is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Platt’s Lane, NW3 A farmhouse on the edge of the heath was enlarged by Thomas Platt before 1811 and who gave his name to the lane.
Prospect Place, NW2 Prospect Place is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Prospect Road, NW2 Prospect Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Ridge Road, NW2 Ridge Road is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Rosecroft Avenue, NW3 Rosecroft Avenue is a street in Hampstead.
Sunnyside, NW2 Sunnyside is a street in Cricklewood.
Telegraph Hill, NW3 Telegraph Hill is a road in the NW3 postcode area
West Heath Avenue, NW3 West Heath Avenue is a road in the NW3 postcode area
West Heath Close, NW3 West Heath Close is a road in the NW3 postcode area
West Heath Gardens, NW2 West Heath Gardens is a road in the NW2 postcode area
West Heath Road, NW3 West Heath Road is a street in Hampstead.
Westover Hill, NW3 Westover Hill is a road in the NW3 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.


LOCAL PHOTOS
Farmhouse
TUM image id: 1040
Woodstock House
TUM image id: 1050
Hendon coat of arms
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Hoop Lane Cemetery
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Saint Alban's church
TUM image id: 1055
Golders Green Hippodrome
TUM image id: 1057
Golders Lodge
TUM image id: 1058
Ionic Cinema
TUM image id: 1059
Hendon Fever Hospital
TUM image id: 1072
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