Meadowlea Close, UB7

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Meadowlea Close is one of the streets of London in the UB7 postal area.


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The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.


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 Queens 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 (LNWR) 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. As of December 2013, no mainline services calling at the station and the Watford service has been transferred to London Overground.

Harmondsworth:   Harmondsworth is a village to the north of today's Heathrow Airport.
Harmondsworth Moor:   
Harmondsworth Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Heathrow Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Laurel Lane Primary School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Martin’s Church of England Primary School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.

A4, UB7 · A408, UB7 · Acacia Mews, UB7 · Ashby Way, UB7 · Avenue Close, UB7 · Berberis Walk, UB7 · Blondell Close, UB7 · Bramble Close, UB7 · C237, UB7 · Cambridge Close, UB7 · Candover Close, UB7 · Chestnut Close, UB7 · Colnbrook By Passage, UB7 · Colnbrook By-Pass, UB7 · Copse Close, UB7 · Cricketfield Road, UB7 · Doghurst Drive, UB7 · Elruge Close, UB7 · Frays Close, UB7 · Great Benty, UB7 · Hatch Lane, UB7 · Heathrow Boulevard, UB7 · Heathrow Close, UB7 · Heathrow Summit Centre, UB7 · Hollycroft Close, UB7 · Kenwood Close, UB7 · Laurel Lane, UB7 · Lily Drive, UB7 · Little Benty, UB7 · Lupin Close, UB7 · M4 J4b M25 J15, SL0 · M4 J4b M25 J15, SL3 · M4 J4b M25 J15, UB7 · M4 Junction 4, UB3 · M4 Junction 4, UB7 · M4/M25 intersection, UB7 · Magnolia Street, UB7 · Meadowlea Close, UB7 · Mill Close, UB7 · Mill Court, UB7 · Mill Road, UB7 · Money Lane, UB7 · Moor Lane, UB7 · Moorland Road, UB7 · Nene Road, UB7 · Northern Perimeter Road, UB7 · Northolt Road, TW6 · Northwood Road, UB7 · Orchard Court, UB7 · Pinglestone Close, UB7 · PRIMROSE DRIVE, UB7 · Riverview, UB7 · Roseary Close, UB7 · Rowan Road, UB7 · Rowlheys Place, UB7 · Saint Martin’s Road, UB7 · Saxon Way Trading Estate, UB7 · Saxon Way, UB7 · School Road, UB7 · Sipson Close, UB7 · Skyport Drive, UB7 · St Martins Road, UB7 · ST MARTIN’S CLOSE, UB7 · Stainby Close, UB7 · Stanwell Moor Road, UB7 · Summerhouse Lane, UB7 · Summit Centre, UB7 · Tapling Trading Estate, UB7 · The Brambles, UB7 · Thorney Mill Road, UB7 · Treeside Close, UB7 · VERBENA CLOSE, UB7 · Vine Close, UB7 · West Drayton Park Avenue, UB7 · Wilton Close, UB7 · Wise Lane, UB7 · Wykeham Close, UB7 · Zealand Avenue, UB7 ·
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