Kenwood Close, UB7
Road is in an area which may have existed since the nineteenth century or before with housing mainly dating from the 1980s
Print-friendly version of this page Harmondsworth is a village to the north of today's Heathrow Airport.
Kenwood Close is a road in the UB7 postcode area
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Harmondsworth was originally a parish, with the name first recorded in AD 780 when King Offa granted land to his servant Aeldred. It was mentioned in the Domesday Book, its name coming from the Anglo-Saxon Heremodes worþ
, meaning 'Heremod's enclosure'.
The church of St Mary within the village has with parts dating from the 12th century. The Grade I listed Harmondsworth Barn, Britain's largest tithe barn, made entirely without nails.
There are two UK Border Agency immigration removal centres in Harmondsworth. British Airways is headquartered in Waterside in Harmondsworth. The building officially opened in 1999.