Category: NW10

North Circular Road, NW10

North Circular Road is one of the main arterial roads of London.

Burnley Road, NW10

Burnley Road runs parallel with the tracks of the Metropolitan/Jubilee line, to the north of them.

Rainham Road, NW10

Rainham Road, in Kensal Green, was laid out in 1895.

Normanby Road, NW10

Normanby Road is a road within the Dudden Hill Estate.

Purves Road, NW10

Purves Road is named after the solicitor of the United Land Company who were developers in this area.

Clifford Gardens, NW10

Clifford Gardens is a street just north of the railway at Kensal Rise.

Pember Road, NW10

Pember Road is one of the side streets to the west of Kilburn Lane, NW10


Neasden is situated in the middle of Brent. It borders on many other districts in the Borough, including Wembley, Kingsbury, Dollis Hill and Willesden. The name Neasden means ‘the nose-shaped hill’ in Anglo-Saxon. The original Anglo-Saxon settlement was on a well-drained and well-watered site on the western end of the Dollis Hill ridge. A charter …

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Old Oak

Canalside House, 383 Ladbroke Grove. Headquarters of c.1928 for the Gas Light and Coke Company. A long block in the Neo-Georgian style, Canalside House is of fifteen bays and three storeys of stock brick with ashlar dressings. The building is today managed by Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea as office and meeting space for …

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Notting Hill in Bygone Days: In the Eighteenth Century

Gravel Pits Notting Hill in Bygone Days by Florence Gladstone The 1830s The commencement of the village of Kensington Gravel Pits has already been described. Under present conditions it is difficult to realize how countrified the place remained during the whole of the eighteenth century. In Kip’s Britannia Illustrata, published in 1714, there is a …

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