Banister Road, W10

Road in/near Queens Park Estate, existing between 1880 and now

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Banister Road - the only road in W10 which is in Brent.


Banister Road just scrapes being classed as belonging to the Queen's Park Estate.

The rest of the W10 postal area is politically part of the City of Westminster (the Queen's Park Estate) or the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (North Kensington and Kensal Town).

Banister Road is the exception, being part of the London Borough of Brent.

It was built to provide a short cut between Kilburn Lane and the then newly-constructed Chamberlayne Road.

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In the photo of Blechynden St on the right hand side the young man in the doorway could be me. That is the doorway of 40 Blechynden St.

I lived there with My Mum Eileen and Dad Bert and Brothers Ron & Peter. I was Born in Du Cane Rd Hosp. Now Hammersmith Hosp.

Left there with my Wife Margaret and Daughter Helen and moved to Stevenage. Mum and Dad are sadly gone.

I now live on my own in Bedfordshire, Ron in Willesden and Pete in Hayling Island.

Have many happy memories of the area and go back 3/4 times a year now 75 but it pulls back me still.

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i lived in Rainham Rd in the 1960?s. my best friends were John McCollough and Rosalind Beevor. it was a good time to be there but local schools were not good and i got out before it went to a real slum. i gather it?s ok now.

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VIEW THE QUEENS PARK ESTATE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE QUEENS PARK ESTATE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE QUEENS PARK ESTATE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE QUEENS PARK ESTATE AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE QUEENS PARK ESTATE AREA IN THE 1900s
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Queens Park Estate

The part of Queen's Park which is in the W10 postcode and City of Westminster, is known as the Queens Park Estate.

It was built from 1874 by the Artisans, Labourers & General Dwellings Company. The architecture of that estate of some 2000 small houses is distinctively Gothic-revival, with polychrome brickwork, pinnacles and turrets along the bigger roads.

It retains First Avenue, Second Avenue etc up to Sixth Avenue, and originally had streets A-P. The street names have been made into full words, (Alperton Street, Barfett Street, Caird Street, Droop Street, Embrook Street, Farrant Street, Galton Street, Huxley Street, Ilbert Street, Kilravock Street, Lothrop Street, Marne Street, Nutbourne Street, Oliphant Street, Peach Street).

It was on this estate that the first QPR footballers had their homes.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
1879 Royal Agricultural Society Show:   Washout summers are not only a modern phenomenon
1950 to 1963 at 3 woodnook road, sw16:   house with gas mantles, kitchen range, bread and milk delivered by horse drawn vans.
6 East Row, W10: Scott Hatton:   Scott Hatton lived here in 1960
Admiral Blake (The Cowshed):   The Admiral Blake was situated at the corner of Ladbroke Grove and Barlby Road.
Al-Sadiq and Al-Zahra Schools:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Ark Brunel Primary Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Ark Franklin Primary Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Bales College:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 20. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Bassett House School:   Bassett House School is a mixed independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Beethoven Street School:   Beethoven Street School was opened in 1881 to serve the community of the newly-built Queen's Park Estate.
Brondesbury College:   Brondesbury College for Boys is a selective independent school for boys.
Brondesbury College London:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Brondesbury Park:   Brondesbury Park is an affluent suburb and electoral ward of the London Borough of Brent.
Carmelite Monastery of The Most Holy Trinity:   Convent in North Kensington
Chamberlayne Farm:   Chamberlain (Wood) Farm developed out of the manor of Chambers, named after Richard de Camera, an early 13th century cleric.
Clayton Arms:   A pub which was situated halfway down West Row in Kensal Town.
Color Printing Works:   Color (sic) Printing Works featured on the 1900 map of North Kensington.
Dissenters’ Chapel:   The Dissenters’ Chapel is a redundant chapel in Kensal Green Cemetery, recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building.
Emslie Horniman’s Pleasance:   Emslie Horniman’s Pleasance is the traditional starting point for the Notting Hill Carnival.
Gas Light and Coke Company:   The gasometers of the Gas Light and Coke company dominated North Kensington until demolition in the late 20th century.
Instituto Espanol Canada Blanch:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 19. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Jack of Newbury:   The Jack of Newbury stood at the corner of East Row and Kensal Road until it was bombed on 2 October 1940.
Kensal House:   There are two Kensal Houses in London W10 - this was the original
Kensal Rise:   Former location of the National Athletic Grounds
Kensal Town:   Soapsuds Island
Kensington Memorial Park:   
Kilburn Lane Farm:   A farm existed in Kilburn Lane until the 1860s, by which time it had been disrupted by the railway line.
La Petite Ecole Bilingue:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
La Petite Ecole Francaise:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Lads of the Village:   One of the signature public houses along Kensal Road.
Lancefield Coachworks:   Lancefield Coachworks was a builder of bespoke bodies for expensive car chassis always introducing sporting elements into designs.
Malorees Junior School:   Foundation school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Manor School:   Academy special converter which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Marylebone Boys’ School:   Free schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Middle Row Bus Garage:   Middle Row Bus Garage was situated on the corner of Conlan Street and Middle Row, W10.
Middle Row School:   Middle Row School was established in the late 19th century to provide education to the children of Kensal New Town.
North Kensington:   North Kensington lies either side of Ladbroke Grove, W10.
North West Locality Hub Lead -Queen’s Park Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
North West London Jewish Day School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Notting Hill Barn Farm:   Notting Barns Farm was one of two farms in the North Kensington area.
Notting Hill in Bygone Days: St. Charles’s Ward:   Chapter 10 of the book "Notting Hill in Bygone Days" by Florence Gladstone (1924)
Portobello Arms:   The Portobello Arms was a former pub in Kensal Town, established in 1842.
Princess Louise Hospital:   The Princess Louise Hospital for Children was opened by King George V and Queen Mary in 1928. It had 42 beds, an Out-Patients Department and Dispensary for Sick Women.
Queen Victoria/Narrow Boat:   The 'Vic' was the first building on the right when crossing the canal going north along Ladbroke Grove.
Queen’s Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Queens Park Community School:   Queens Park Community School (commonly abbreviated to QPCS) is a secondary school and sixth form with academy status.
Queens Park Community School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Queens Park Estate:   The part of Queen's Park which is in the W10 postcode and City of Westminster, is known as the Queens Park Estate.
Queen’s Park:   
Queen’s Park Library:   Queen’s Park Library was built to improve the minds of the new Queen’s Park Estate residents.
Saint John the Evangelist:   Saint John’s Church stands on the busy crossroads of Harrow Road, Kilburn Lane and Ladbroke Grove and on the boundaries of the London Boroughs of Brent, Kensington and the City of Westminster, in which it stands.
Saint Mary’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Selby Square, W10:   Selby Square is a walkway in the Queen’s Park Estate
Sion Manning Roman Catholic Girls’ School:   Sion Manning Roman Catholic Girls’ School is in St Charles Square.
Sion-Manning Catholic Girls’ School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
St Charles Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College:   St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College is a Roman Catholic sixth form college.
St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
St Charles Hospital:   The St Marylebone workhouse infirmary was opened in 1881 on Rackham Street, North Kensington and received a congratulatory letter from Florence Nightingale.
St Martins Mission:   Saint Martin's Mission was originally known as Rackham Hall as it was situated on Rackham Street.
St Quintin’s Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
The Eagle:   The Eagle, on the corner of Ladbroke Grove and Telford Road.
The Earl Derby:   The Earl Derby stood on the corner of Southern Row and Bosworth Road.
The Flora:   The Flora is situated on Harrow Road, W10.
The Foresters:   A lost pub of London W10
The Lloyd Williamson School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 1 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
The Plough:   From the sixteenth century onwards, the Plough stood beside the Harrow Road.
The Prince of Wales (Chilled Eskimo):   A pub in Kensal Town
The St Marylebone Church of England Bridge School:   Free schools special which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.
The Underground Map:   The Underground Map is a project which is creating a history website for the areas of London and surrounding counties lying inside the M25.
Three Trees Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Western Arms:   The Western Arms was a pub situated on the corner of Ladbroke Grove and Kensal Road.
Wilberforce Primary:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Corner of Caird Street and Lancefield Street (1910):   2015
Corner of Rackham Street, Ladbroke Grove (1950):   The bombing of the Second World War meant that some whole streets were wiped off the future map. Rackham Street, in London W10, was one of them.
Exmoor Street (1950):   Photographed just after the Second World War, looking north along Exmoor Street.
Hudson's the chemist (1906):   Hudson's, a chemist shop, stood on the corner of Ilbert Street and Third Avenue in the Queen's Park estate.
Kensal Rise (1907):   Motor buses at Kensal Rise station.
Ladbroke Grove looking north (1900):   This early 1900s image was taken just south of the junction of Ladbroke Grove and Treverton Street.
Ladbroke Grove looking north (1950):   Ladbroke Grove on the corner of St Charles Sqaure taken outside the Eagle public house, looking north, just prior to the outbreak of the Second World War.
Ladbroke Grove railway bridge:   Looking north over Bartle Bridge in the 1950s
Lothrop Street (1907):   2015
Rackham Street, eastern end (1950):   The bombing of the Second World War meant that some whole streets were wiped off the future map. Rackham Street, in London W10, was one of them.
Rackham Street, western end (1950):   A bombed-out Rackham Street, looking down from the junction with Exmoor Street.
Rural Chamberlayne Road (1900s):   Until after the first world war, the area north of Kensal Rise was still fields.
St Charles Square after bombing (1950):   A corner of St Charles Square looking north, just after the Second World War
St Charles Square ready for redevelopment (1951):   Photographed in 1951, the corner of St Charles Square and Ladbroke Grove looking northwest just after the Second World War.
St Charles’ Square Training College (1908):   St Charles’ Square Training College/Carmelite Convent.
St Quintin Park Cricket Ground (1890s):   Before the turn of the 20th century, west of present day North Kensington lay fields - the future Barlby Road was the site of the St Quintin Park Cricket Ground.
The Victoria (1920s):   The Victoria later became the Narrow Boat before it ’conveniently burned down’.
Western Dwellings from below (1960s):   This photo was taken from the bottom of Southern Row steps.
William Miller's Yard:   William Miller's Yard stood in Chapel Place, West Row.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adela Street, W10 · Admiral Mews, W10 · Alderson Street, W10 · Allington Road, NW6 · Allington Road, W10 · Alperton Street, W10 · Archway Close, W10 · Athlone Gate, W10 · Aylestone Avenue, NW6 · Balliol Road, W10 · Banister Road, W10 · Barfett Street, W10 · Barlby Gardens, W10 · Barlby Road, W10 · Bassett Road, W10 · Bayford Road, NW10 · Beethoven Street, W10 · Bembridge Close, NW6 · Bolton Gardens, NW10 · Bonchurch Road, W10 · Branstone Street, W10 · Briar Walk, W10 · Bridge House, NW10 · Brondesbury Park, NW6 · Bruce Close, W10 · Bruckner Street, W10 · Brunel Mews, W10 · Buller Road, NW10 · Caird Street, W10 · Canal Close, W10 · Canal Way, W10 · Carlisle Road, NW6 · Chamberlayne Road, NW10 · Chesterton Road, W10 · Chevening Road, NW6 · Christchurch Avenue, NW2 · Christchurch Avenue, NW6 · Christchurch Court, NW6 · Chudleigh Road, NW6 · Clement Close, NW6 · Clifford Gardens, NW10 · Compton Road, NW10 · Conlan Street, W10 · Coverdale Road, NW6 · Crediton Road, NW10 · Creighton Road, NW6 · Dart Street, W10 · Dowland Street, W10 · Droop Street, W10 · Dundonald Road, NW10 · Dunmore Road, NW6 · East Row, W10 · Embrook Street, W10 · Enbrook Street, W10 · Exmoor Street, W10 · Faraday Road, W10 · Farrant Street, W10 · Fifth Avenue, W10 · Finstock Road, W10 · First Avenue, W10 · Forest Close, NW6 · Fourth Avenue, W10 · Galton Street, W10 · Golborne Mews, W10 · Golborne Road, W10 · Halstow Road, NW10 · Harrow Road, W10 · Harvist Road, NW10 · Harvist Road, NW6 · Hawthorn Walk, W10 · Heather Walk, W10 · Herries Street, W10 · Hewer Street, W10 · Hill Farm Road, W10 · Humber Drive, W10 · Huxley Street, W10 · Ilbert Street, W10 · James House Appleford Road, W10 · John Fearon Walk, W10 · Kelfield Gardens, W10 · Kelfield Mews, W10 · Kempe Road, NW10 · Kempe Road, NW6 · Kensal House, W10 · Keslake Mansions, NW10 · Keslake Road, NW6 · Keslake Road, NW6 · Kilburn Lane, W10 · Kilravock Street, W10 · Kings Parade, NW10 · Kingsbridge Road, W10 · Ladbroke Grove, W10 · Lancefield Street, W10 · Langler Road, NW10 · Lavie Mews, W10 · Linden Avenue, NW10 · Lionel Mews, W10 · Lothrop Street, W10 · Malton Mews, W10 · Malton Road, W10 · Manchester Drive, W10 · Manor House Drive, NW6 · Mapesbury Road, NW6 · Maple Walk, W10 · Marne Street, W10 · Matthew Close, W10 · Maxilla Walk, W10 · Methwold Road, W10 · Middle Row, W10 · Millwood Street, W10 · Milman Road, NW6 · Milverton Road, NW6 · Mortimer Road, NW10 · Mount Pleasant Road, NW10 · Mount Pleasant Road, NW2 · Mount Pleasant Road, NW6 · Mozart Street, W10 · Munro Mews, W10 · Norburn Street, W10 · Nutbourne Street, W10 · Oakworth Road, W10 · Okehampton Road, NW10 · Okehampton Road, NW6 · Oliphant Street, W10 · Onslow Close, W10 · Oxford Gardens, W10 · Pangbourne Avenue, W10 · Park Mews, W10 · Parry Road, W10 · Peach Road, W10 · Pember Road, NW10 · Peploe Road, NW6 · Porlock Street, W10 · Rackham Street, W10 · Radnor Road, NW6 · Rainham Road, NW10 · Raymede Street, W10 · Regent Street, NW10 · Ronan Walk, W10 · Rootes Drive, W10 · Saint Charles Place, W10 · Saint Charles Square, W10 · Saint Helens Gardens, W10 · Saint Lawrence Terrace, W10 · Saint Mark’s Road, W10 · Saint Marks Road, W10 · Saint Michaels Gardens, W10 · Saint Quintin Avenue, W10 · Salters Road, W10 · Second Avenue, W10 · Severn Avenue, W10 · Shrewsbury Court, EC1Y · Shrewsbury Street, W10 · Sidmouth Road, NW2 · Sixth Avenue, W10 · Southern Row, W10 · St Charles Place, W10 · St Charles Square, W10 · St Helens Gardens, W10 · St Hildas Close, NW6 · St Johns Terrace, W10 · St Laurence Close, NW6 · St Laurences Close, NW6 · St Lawrence Terrace, W10 · St Marks Road, W10 · St Mark’s Road, W10 · St Quintin Avenue, W10 · St. Mark’s Road, W10 · St. Mark’s Road, W10 · Stansbury Square, W10 · Station Terrace, NW10 · Sunbeam Crescent, W10 · Sycamore Walk, W10 · Symphony Mews, W10 · Telford Road, W10 · The Avenue, NW6 · The Quadrant, W10 · Third Avenue, W10 · Thorpe Close, W10 · Tiverton Road, NW10 · Tolhurst Drive, W10 · Treverton Street, W10 · Wakeman Road, NW10 · Wallingford Avenue, W10 · Warfield Road, NW10 · Wellington Road, NW10 · West Row, W10 · Western Dwellings · Wheatstone Road, W10 · Wrentham Avenue, NW10 ·
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Central London, north west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
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John Rocque Map of Ealing and Acton (1762)
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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
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