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Wembley Park is a London Underground station, the nearest Underground station to the Wembley Stadium complex.

Tracks were laid through the area by the Metropolitan Railway (MR, now the Metropolitan Line) when it extended its services from Willesden Green to Harrow-on-the-Hill. Services to Harrow started on 2 August 1880 although Wembley Park station was not constructed until later.

The station was constructed to serve the pleasure grounds developed by the MR at Wembley Park, a former country estate bought by the company in 1881 as a destination for excursion trips on the company’s trains. The station opened for the first time on 14 October 1893 and initially operated to serve only Saturday football matches in the park. It opened fully on 12 May 1894.

Later in the 1890s, the Great Central Railway’s (GCR’s) London extension was constructed adjacent to the MR’s tracks. The tracks pass under the entrance building but the station has never been served by mainline operators. In 1905 the tracks were electrified and the first electric trains became operational. Between 1913 and 1915, the MR added additional tracks to double the line’s capacity.

On 10 December 1932, the MR opened a branch line north from Wembley Park to Stanmore.

Originally, the MR served all stations south from Wembley Park to Baker Street station but the line suffered from congestion due to limited capacity on the tracks heading into Baker Street. Following the combination of the MR and London’s other underground railways to form the London Passenger Transport Board (LPTB) in 1933, the LPTB took steps to alleviate the congestion by constructing new Bakerloo Line tunnels from Baker Street to connect to the Metropolitan’s tracks south of Finchley Road station. From 20 November 1939, the Bakerloo Line then took over the Metropolitan stopping services between Wembley Park and Finchley Road and the Stanmore branch.

To handle the exceptional passenger numbers associated with the 1948 Olympics held at Wembley Stadium, the original station building was extended and given a new ticket hall and additional circulation routes and platform stairs. At the opening of the Jubilee Line on 1 May 1979, the Bakerloo service from Baker Street to Stanmore was transferred to the new line.




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THE STREETS OF WEMBLEY PARK
Adams Close, NW9 Adams Close is a street in Kingsbury.
Albion Way, HA9 Albion Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Alexandra Court, HA9 Alexandra Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Alverstone Road, HA9 Alverstone Road is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Anton Place, HA9 Anton Place is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Arcon Drive, UB4 Arcon Drive is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Arden Close, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Atlas Road, HA9 Atlas Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Attlee Court, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Attlee Road, UB4 Attlee Road was named after former Prime Minister Clement Atlee.
Avon Close, UB4 Avon Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Ayles Road, UB4 Walter Ayles was the Labour MP for Southall (1945-1950); then for Hayes and Harlington (1950-1953).
Balmoral Court, HA9 Balmoral Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Barn Hill, HA9 Barn Hill is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Barn Rise, HA9 Barn Rise is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Barn Way, HA9 Barn Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Barnard Gardens, UB4 Barnard Gardens is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Barnes Wallis Court, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Barnhill Cottages, HA9 Barnhill Cottages is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Barnhill Lane, UB4 Barnhill Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Barnhill Road, HA9 Barnhill Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Barnhill Road, UB4 Barnhill Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Basing Hill, HA9 Basing Hill is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Bedford Avenue, UB4 Bedford Avenue is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Beechcroft Gardens, HA9 Beechcroft Gardens is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Belmore Avenue, UB4 Belmore Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Beverley Gardens, HA9 Beverley Gardens is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Bevin Road, UB4 Bevin Road was named after Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin.
Bilsby Lodge, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Blackbird Hill, HA9 Blackbird Hill is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Blackbird Hill, NW9 The route of Blackbird Hill has been in existence since the Domesday Book.
Bondfield Avenue, UB4 Margaret Bondfield was an MP, trades unionist and women’s rights activist.
Bowater Road, HA9 Bowater Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Boyles House, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Brampton Grove, HA9 Brampton Grove is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Brent Road, UB4 Brent Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Bridge Road, HA9 Bridge Road runs past Wembley Park station.
Broadmead Road, UB4 Broadmead Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Brook Avenue, HA9 Brook Avenue is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Bruno Place, NW9 Bruno Place is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Buddings Circle, HA9 Buddings Circle is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Burns Close, UB4 Burns Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Carey Way, HA9 Carey Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Carlyon Road, UB4 Carlyon Road is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Carmel Court, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Chalkhill Road, HA9 A few wealthy people lived in Kingsbury, one of whom being John Chalkhill, an Elizabethan poet.
Chalklands, HA9 Chalklands is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Charlton Road, HA9 Charlton Road is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Chatsworth Road, UB4 Chatsworth Road is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Chaucer Avenue, UB4 Chaucer Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Cheddar Waye, UB4 Cheddar Waye is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Coleridge way, UB4 Coleridge way is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Corfe Close, UB4 Corfe Close is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Cornelia Drive, UB4 Cornelia Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Corringham Road, HA9 Corringham Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Craven Close, UB4 Craven Close is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Cripps Green, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Crown Walk, HA9 Crown Walk is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Dagmar Avenue, HA9 Dagmar Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Danes Court, HA9 Danes Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Demeta Close, HA9 Demeta Close is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Devonshire Way, UB4 Devonshire Way is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Draycott Avenue, HA9 Draycott Avenue is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Dugolly Avenue, HA9 Dugolly Avenue is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Dunbar Close, UB4 Dunbar Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
East Hill, HA9 East Hill is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Eaton Court, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Edmunds Close, UB4 Edmunds Close is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Elliott Close, HA9 Elliott Close is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Elmside Road, HA9 Elmside Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Elvin Gardens, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Empire House, HA9 Residential block
Empire Parade, HA9 Empire Parade is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Empire Way, HA9 Empire Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Empireway, HA9 Empireway is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Errol Gardens, UB4 Errol Gardens is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Eversley Avenue, HA9 Eversley Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Exhibition Way, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Farnborough Close, HA9 Farnborough Close is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Fifth Way, HA9 Fifth Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Findhorn Avenue, UB4 Findhorn Avenue is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Fith Way, HA9 Fith Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Forsters Way, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Forty Avenue Grand Parade, HA9 Forty Avenue Grand Parade is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Forty Close, HA9 Forty Close is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Forty Lane, HA9 Forty Lane is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Fourth Way, HA9 Fourth Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Fryent Way, HA9 Fryent Way is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Fulton Road, HA9 Fulton Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Gabrielle Close, HA9 Gabrielle Close is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Gervase Close, HA9 Gervase Close is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Gledwood Avenue, UB4 Gledwood Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Gledwood Crescent, UB4 Gledwood Crescent is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Gledwood Drive, UB4 Gledwood Drive is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Gledwood Gardens, UB4 Gledwood Gardens is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Grand Parade, HA9 Grand Parade is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Greenhill Way, HA9 Greenhill Way is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Greenhill, HA9 Greenhill is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Greenrigg Walk, HA9 Greenrigg Walk is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Greenway Court, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Greenway, UB4 Greenway is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Grendon Gardens, HA9 Grendon Gardens is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Hallmark Trading Centre, HA9 Hallmark Trading Centre is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Hannah Close, HA9 Hannah Close is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Harbutt Road, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Harrow Road, HA9 Harrow Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Harrowdene Road, HA9 Harrowdene Road is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Havenwood, HA9 Havenwood is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Henderson Road, UB4 Henderson Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
High Road, HA9 High Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Hill Drive, NW9 Hill Drive is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Hillcroft Crescent, HA9 Hillcroft Crescent is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Hillside Avenue, HA9 Hillside Avenue is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Hollycroft Avenue, HA9 Hollycroft Avenue is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Hollywood Gardens, UB4 Hollywood Gardens is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Jonson Close, UB4 Jonson Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Keats Close, UB4 Keats Close is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Keir Hardie Way, UB4 Keir Hardie Way is named for the Labour politician.
Ken Way, HA9 Ken Way is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Kenilworth Gardens, UB4 Kenilworth Gardens is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Kinch Grove, HA9 Kinch Grove is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Kings Court, HA9 Kings Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Kings Drive, HA9 Kings Drive is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Kingsgate, HA9 Kingsgate is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Kingshill Avenue, UB4 Kingshill Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB5 postal area.
Kingswood Road, HA9 Kingswood Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Langdon Drive, NW9 Langdon Drive is a street in Kingsbury.
Langworth Drive, UB4 Langworth Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Lea Gardens, HA9 Lea Gardens is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Linden Avenue, HA9 Linden Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Linden Lawns, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Lombardy Retail Park, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Lothian Avenue, UB4 Lothian Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Lovett Way, HA9 Lovett Way is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Lullworth Waye, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Lulworth Waye, UB4 Lulworth Waye is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Manor Drive, HA9 Manor Drive is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Marshall Drive, UB4 Marshall Drive is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Marvell Avenue, UB4 Marvell Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Masefield Lane, UB4 Masefield Lane is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Mason Court, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Mayfields Close, HA9 Mayfields Close is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Mayfields, HA9 Mayfields is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Melrose Close, UB4 Melrose Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Midholm, HA9 Midholm is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Milton Close, UB4 Milton Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Montcalm Close, UB4 Montcalm Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Morrison Road, UB4 Herbert Morrison was UK Transport Secretary (1929-1931), Home Secretary (1940-1945) and Deputy Prime Minister (1945-1951).
Mostyn Avenue, HA9 Mostyn Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Mount Drive, HA9 Mount Drive is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Nathans Road, HA9 Nathans Road is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Newland Court, HA9 Newland Court is a road in the HA9 postcode area
North Circular Road, HA9 North Circular Road is a road in the HA9 postcode area
North End Road, HA9 North End Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Northwick Avenue, HA9 Northwick Avenue is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Oakington Avenue, HA9 Oakington Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Old High Street, HA9 Old High Street is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Olympic Square, HA9 Olympic Square is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Olympic Way, HA9 Olympic Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Owen Road, UB4 Owen Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Owen Road, UB5 Owen Road is a road in the UB5 postcode area
Page Avenue, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Park Chase, HA9 Park Chase is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Park Court, HA9 Park Court is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Park Lane, HA9 Park Lane is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Park Place, HA9 Park Place is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Peace Grove, HA9 Peace Grove is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Peel Road, HA9 Peel Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Pendolino Way, HA9 Pendolino Way is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Pilgrims Way, HA9 Pilgrims Way is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Poplar Grove, HA9 Poplar Grove is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Preston Road, HA9 Preston Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Raglan Court, HA9 Raglan Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Rainborough Close, HA9 Rainborough Close is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Raleigh Avenue, UB4 Raleigh Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Rawlings Crescent, HA9 Rawlings Crescent is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Rook Close, HA9 Rook Close is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Roskild Court, HA9 Roskild Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Rossdale Drive, NW9 Rossdale Drive is a street in Kingsbury.
Rutherford Way, HA9 Rutherford Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Saint Davids Close, HA9 Saint Davids Close is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Salmon Street, NW9 Salmon Street is a street in Kingsbury.
Saltcroft Close, HA9 Saltcroft Close is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Saxon Road, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Second Way, HA9 Second Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Selan Gardens, UB4 Selan Gardens is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Shaftesbury Waye, UB4 Shaftesbury Waye is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Shakespeare Avenue, UB4 Shakespeare Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Shelley Close, UB4 Shelley Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Sherborne Close, UB4 Sherborne Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Sherwood Avenue, UB4 Sherwood Avenue is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Spencer Avenue, UB4 Spencer Avenue is a road in the UB4 postcode area
St. Davids Close, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Station Grove, HA9 Station Grove is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Stratford Road, UB4 Stratford Road is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Sturminster Close, UB4 Sturminster Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Swinton Close, HA9 Swinton Close is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Talisman Way, HA9 Talisman Way is a road in the HA9 postcode area
The Avenue, HA9 The Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
The Broadway, HA9 The Broadway is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
The Broadway, UB4 The Broadway is a road in the UB4 postcode area
The Close, HA9 The Close is a road in the HA9 postcode area
The Crossways, HA9 The Crossways is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
The Drive, HA9 The Drive is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
The Fairway, HA9 The Fairway is a road in the HA9 postcode area
The Gables, HA9 The Gables is a road in the HA9 postcode area
The Leadings, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
The Link, HA9 The Link is a road in the HA9 postcode area
The Mount, HA9 The Mount is a road in the HA9 postcode area
The Paddocks, HA9 The Paddocks is one of the streets in the Barn Hill area of Wembley.
The Parkway, UB4 The Parkway is a road in the UB4 postcode area
The Warren, UB4 The Warren is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Third Way, HA9 Third Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Tithe Close, UB4 Tithe Close lies off Gledwood Drive.
Toley Avenue, HA9 Toley Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Towers Business Park, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Uxendon Crescent, HA9 Uxendon Crescent is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Uxendon Cresent, HA9 Uxendon Cresent is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Uxendon Hill, HA9 Uxendon Hill curves around the area which was once Uxendon Farm.
Vancouver Road, UB4 Vancouver Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Walton Avenue, HA9 Walton Avenue is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Warley Avenue, UB4 Warley Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Warley Road, UB4 Warley Road is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Warren Close, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Watkin Road, HA9 Watkin Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Webbs Road, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Welbeck Avenue, UB4 Welbeck Avenue is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Welbeck Court, UB4 Welbeck Court is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Welford Centre, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Wellspring Crescent, HA9 Wellspring Crescent is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Wembley Hill Road, HA9 Wembley Hill Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Wembley Park Business Centre, HA9 Wembley Park Business Centre is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Wembley Park Drive, HA9 Wembley Park Drive is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Wembley Retail Park, HA9 Wembley Retail Park is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Wentworth Hill, HA9 Wentworth Hill is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
West Close, HA9 West Close is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
West Hill, HA9 West Hill is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Westbourne Close, UB4 Westbourne Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Whittington Avenue, UB4 Whittington Avenue is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Wickliffe Gardens, HA9 Wickliffe Gardens is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Wilstone Close, UB4 Wilstone Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Wimborne Avenue, UB4 Wimborne Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Windermere Avenue, HA9 Windermere Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Windermere Court, HA9 Windermere Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Windsor Crescent, HA9 Windsor Crescent is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Yeading Court, UB4 Yeading Court is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Yeading Lane, UB4 Yeading Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.




LOCAL PHOTOS
Brent Town Hall
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Blackbird Hill (1906)
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Wembley Stadium, 1947
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Postcard of Forty Farm
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The Clarendon Gardens estate (1925)
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