Wembley Stadium, HA9

Area built in the 1950s with housing mainly dating from the 2010s

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A street within the HA9 postcode

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Kathleen   
Added: 28 Jul 2021 09:12 GMT   

Dunloe Avenue, N17
I was born in 1951,my grandparents lived at 5 Dunloe Avenue.I had photos of the coronation decorations in the area for 1953.The houses were rented out by Rowleys,their ’workers yard’ was at the top of Dunloe Avenue.The house was fairly big 3 bedroom with bath and toilet upstairs,and kitchenette downstairs -a fairly big garden.My Grandmother died 1980 and the house was taken back to be rented again

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Kathleen   
Added: 28 Jul 2021 08:59 GMT   

Spigurnell Road, N17
I was born and lived in Spigurnell Road no 32 from 1951.My father George lived in Spigurnell Road from 1930’s.When he died in’76 we moved to number 3 until I got married in 1982 and moved to Edmonton.Spigurnell Road was a great place to live.Number 32 was 2 up 2 down toilet out the back council house in those days

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Lewis   
Added: 27 Jul 2021 20:48 GMT   

Ploy
Allotment

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Added: 27 Jul 2021 14:31 GMT   

correction
Chaucer did not write Pilgrims Progress. His stories were called the Canterbury Tales

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old lady   
Added: 19 Jul 2021 11:58 GMT   

mis information
Cheltenham road was originally
Hall road not Hill rd
original street name printed on house still standing

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Patricia Bridges   
Added: 19 Jul 2021 10:57 GMT   

Lancefield Coachworks
My grandfather Tom Murray worked here

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Lived here
Former Philbeach Gardens Resident   
Added: 14 Jul 2021 00:44 GMT   

Philbeach Gardens Resident (Al Stewart)
Al Stewart, who had huts in the 70s with the sings ’Year of the Cat’ and ’On The Borders’, lived in Philbeach Gdns for a while and referenced Earl’s Court in a couple of his songs.
I lived in Philbeach Gardens from a child until my late teens. For a few years, on one evening in the midst of Summer, you could hear Al Stewart songs ringing out across Philbeach Gardens, particularly from his album ’Time Passages". I don’t think Al was living there at the time but perhaps he came back to see some pals. Or perhaps the broadcasters were just his fans,like me.
Either way, it was a wonderful treat to hear!

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Lived here
David James Bloomfield   
Added: 13 Jul 2021 11:54 GMT   

Hurstway Street, W10
Jimmy Bloomfield who played for Arsenal in the 1950s was brought up on this street. He was a QPR supporter as a child, as many locals would be at the time, as a teen he was rejected by them as being too small. They’d made a mistake

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Oakington Manor Farm Oakington Manor Farm derived its name from a corruption of the name ’Tokyngton’.

NEARBY STREETS
Alexandra Court, HA9 Alexandra Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Alto Apartments, HA9 Alto Apartments is a location in London.
Arena Square, HA9 Arena Square is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Chatsworth Avenue, HA9 Chatsworth Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Dakota Building, HA9 Dakota Building is a location in London.
Elvin Gardens, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
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.
Engineers Way, HA9 Engineers Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Exhibition Way, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Fifth Way, HA9 Fifth Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
First Way, HA9 First Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Grand Avenue, HA9 Grand Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Harbutt Road, HA9 A street within the HA9 postcode
Juniper Close, HA9 Juniper Close is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Lakeside Way, HA9 Lakeside Way is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Manor Drive, HA9 Manor Drive is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Oakington Manor Drive, HA9 Oakington Manor Drive is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Palace Arts Way, HA9 Palace Arts Way is a location in London.
Pienna Apartments, HA9 Pienna Apartments is a location in London.
Popin Business Centre, HA9 Popin Business Centre is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Portland House, HA9 Portland House is a location in London.
Quadrant Court, HA9 Quadrant Court is a location in London.
Raglan Court, HA9 Raglan Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Redwood House, HA9 Redwood House is a location in London.
Royal Route, HA9 Royal Route is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Rubicon House, HA9 Rubicon House is a location in London.
Rutherford Way, HA9 Rutherford Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Second Way, HA9 Second Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
South Way, HA9 South Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Stadium Retail Park, HA9 Stadium Retail Park is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Stadium Way, HA9 Stadium Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Tudor Court North, HA9 Tudor Court North is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Vivian Gardens, HA9 Vivian Gardens is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Weaver Walk, HA9 Weaver Walk is a location in London.
Wembley Park Boulevard, HA9 Wembley Park Boulevard serves a retail zone near to Wembley Stadium.
Wembley Retail Park, HA9 Wembley Retail Park is a road in the HA9 postcode area
White Horse Bridge, HA9 White Horse Bridge is a road in the HA9 postcode area
York House, HA9 York House is a location in London.

NEARBY PUBS
Lost Rivers Taprooms This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Powerleague (Wembley) This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Sapphire Banqueting This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Arch Wembley This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Corner House This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.


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 Queen’s 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 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.


LOCAL PHOTOS
Wembley Stadium, 1947
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Postcard of Forty Farm
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Hillside, Stonebridge
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The Clarendon Gardens estate (1925)
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Shelley Road NW10
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Oakington Manor Farm
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Wembley Stadium, 1947
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Oakington Manor Farm
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