Bar Lula’s

Pub in/near Willesden Green

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Bar Lula’s

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Pub · Willesden Green · NW10 ·
JUNE
12
2018

This is a pub or bar which was still existing in 2018.




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Acland Road, NW2 Acland Road is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Alverstone Road, NW2 Alverstone Road is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Balmoral Road, NW2 Balmoral Road is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Blenheim Gardens, NW2 Blenheim Gardens is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Brondesbury Park, NW10 Brondesbury Park is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Brondesbury Park, NW2 Brondesbury Park is a street in Cricklewood.
Chambers Lane, NW10 Chambers Lane is a street in Willesden.
Chambers Lane, NW2 Chambers Lane is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Chapter Road, NW2 Chapter Road follows the line of the railway between Willesden Green and Dollis Hill.
Churchill Road, NW2 Churchill Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Cornwall Gardens, NW10 Cornwall Gardens is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Dean Road, NW10 Dean Road is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Elvis Road, NW2 Elvis Road is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Gowan Road, NW10 Gowan Road is a street in Willesden.
Grange Road, NW10 Grange Road is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Griffin Close, NW10 Griffin Close is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Grosvenor Gardens, NW2 Grosvenor Gardens is a street in Cricklewood.
Grove Road, NW2 Grove Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Hawthorn Road, NW10 Hawthorn Road is a street in Willesden.
Heathfield Park, NW2 Heathfield Park is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Huddlestone Road, NW2 Huddlestone Road is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Jeymer Avenue, NW2 Jeymer Avenue is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Kings Road, NW10 Kings Road is a street in Willesden.
Lechmere Road, NW2 Lechmere Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Lennon Road, NW2 Lennon Road is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Linacre Road, NW10 Linacre Road is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Linacre Road, NW2 Linacre Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Marley Walk, NW2 Marley Walk is a street in Cricklewood.
Maybury Gardens, NW10 Maybury Gardens is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Milverton Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Osborne Road, NW2 Osborne Road is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Park Avenue, NW2 Park Avenue is a street in Cricklewood.
Parkfield Road, NW10 Parkfield Road is a street in Willesden.
Peter Avenue, NW10 Peter Avenue is a street in Willesden.
Queens Parade, NW2 Queens Parade is a street in Cricklewood.
Regency Mews, NW10 Regency Mews is a street in Willesden.
Regency Street, NW10 Regency Street is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Rowdon Avenue, NW10 Rowdon Avenue is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Rutland Park, NW2 Rutland Park is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Saint Pauls Avenue, NW2 This is a street in the NW2 postcode area
Sandringham Road, NW2 Sandringham Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Sidmouth Road, NW2 Sidmouth Road is a street in Cricklewood.
St Andrews Road, NW10 St Andrews Road is a street in Willesden.
St Pauls Avenue, NW2 St Pauls Avenue is a street in Cricklewood.
St. Pauls Avenue, NW2 St. Pauls Avenue is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Stanley Gardens, NW2 Stanley Gardens is a street in Cricklewood.
Station Parade, NW2 Station Parade is a street in Cricklewood.
Staverton Road, NW2 Staverton Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Tudor Mews, NW10 Tudor Mews is a road in the NW10 postcode area
Willesden Lane, NW2 Willesden Lane is a street in Cricklewood.
Windsor Road, NW2 Windsor Road is a road in the NW2 postcode area


Willesden Green

A good place for those from the 14th century with particularly bad eyesight.

From the 14th to 16th centuries, Willesden was a place of pilgrimage due to the presence of two ancient statues of the Virgin Mary at the Church of St Mary. One of these statues is thought to be a Black Madonna, which was insulted by the Lollards, taken to Thomas Cromwell's house and burnt in 1538 on a large bonfire of 'notable images. including those of Walsingham, Worcester and Ipswich. There was also a 'holy well' which was thought to possess miraculous qualities, particularly for blindness and other eye disorders.

The parish of Willesden remained predominantly rural up until after 1875. However, this changed with the opening of the Metropolitan Railway (later the Metropolitan Line) station of Willesden Green on 24 November 1879. By 1906 the population had grown to 140,000, a phenomenon of rapid growth that was to be repeated in the 1920s in neighbouring areas such as Harrow. The Metropolitan Line service was withdrawn in 1940, when the station was served by the Bakerloo Line, and later the Jubilee Line. Willesden Green station has now a grand 1920s facade.

World War I caused Willesden to change from a predominantly middle class suburb to a working class part of London. After the war, Willesden grew rapidly as numerous factories opened up with numerous flats and houses. The local council encouraged building to prevent large unemployment and decline.

To the present day, Willesden has been shaped by the patterns of migration which marks it out as one of the most diverse areas in the United Kingdom. City of London Corporation records show that the first black person recorded in Brent was Sarah Eco, who was christened in St. Mary’s Church in Willesden on 15 September 1723.

The 1901 United Kingdom census recorded that 42% of the population was born in London. In 1923, the specialist coach builder Freestone and Webb established their base in Willesden, producing bespoke cars on Rolls-Royce and Bentley chassis until 1956.

Willesden became a municipal borough in 1933, and it is at this time that the area became predominantly working class. A small Irish community had formed in Willesden by this time, which grew rapidly during the period of the Second World War. A small Jewish community of refugees from Europe also formed during the war, with 3.5% of the population in 1951 born in Germany, Poland, Russia or Austria. During the war, Willesden suffered large damage due to the heavy concentration of industry, such as munition factories, and railways in the area.

The period from 1960 saw migrants settling from the Caribbean and the Indian Subcontinent. Additionally, from 1963 it was the site of the Kuo Yuan, the first Chinese restaurant to serve Pekinese dishes in Britain. Since the 1960s, Willesden has been popular with young working holidaymakers from Canada, Australia and New Zealand, although this popularity has declined somewhat in favour of other areas since about 2003.

Willesden went into a period of decline during the 1970s and 1980s as much of the housing was inadequate due to overcrowding as industry was mixed with housing. The whole of central Willesden bar (the area by the Willesden Green station) was earmarked for redevelopment; however, this did not come to fruition. In the late 1980s, traders were given money to revamp the High Street to prevent it closing. It now has one of the best public libraries in the UK, Willesden Green Library Centre - an elegant building and open very long hours.

Now the area has seen another change in demographic becoming a middle class area due to its prime location and good transport links.


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