Burley Close, SW16

Road built in the Edwardian era

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Burley Close is a road in the SW16 postcode area



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VIEW THE NORBURY AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE NORBURY AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE NORBURY AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE NORBURY AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE NORBURY AREA IN THE 1900s
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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.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Crown Lane Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Granton Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Harris Academy Merton:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Harris Primary Academy Merton:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Immanuel and St Andrew Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Ivy Gardens Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Norbury Manor Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Norbury Manor Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Norbury Park:   
Norwood Grove Recreation Ground:   
Pollards Hill:   
Rowan Road Recreation Ground:   
Silburn Reid:   Miscellaneous which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
Stanford Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Streatham Common:   
Streatham Park Cemetery:   Once home to one fifth of London's dead
Streatham Vale Park:   
The Rookery:   
The Sherwood School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
William Morris Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Woodmansterne School:   Community school (All through) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 18.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbots Road, CR4 · Abbotts Road, CR4 · Abercairn Road, SW16 · Aberfoyle Road, SW16 · Abingdon Road, SW16 · Acacia Road, SW16 · Albert Carr Gardens, SW16 · Almond Way, CR4 · Ardfern Avenue, SW16 · Arnulls Road, SW16 · Arragon Gardens, SW16 · Avenue Road, SW16 · Averil Grove, SW16 · Baldry Gardens, SW16 · Barrow Road, SW16 · Bates Crescent, SW16 · Bates Cresent, SW16 · Bavant Road, SW16 · Beatrice Avenue, SW16 · Beaufort Gardens, SW16 · Beckway Road, SW16 · Beech Grove, CR4 · Beech Road, SW16 · Bencroft Road, SW16 · Benett Gardens, SW16 · Berkshire Way, CR4 · Besley Street, SW16 · Beulah Hill, SW16 · Beverley Road, CR4 · Bigginwood Road, SW16 · Bishops Park Road, SW16 · Boscombe Gardens, SW16 · Braeside Road, SW16 · Braxted Park, SW16 · Brecon Close, CR4 · Briar Avenue, SW16 · Briar Road, SW16 · Brickfield Road, SW16 · Bridgewood Road, SW16 · Bridport Road, SW16 · Broadview Road, SW16 · Brockenhurst Way, SW16 · Brunswick Mews, SW16 · Buckleigh Road, SW16 · Burley Close, SW16 · Burtley Close, N4 · Byards Croft, SW16 · Caernarvon Close, CR4 · Canmore Gardens, SW16 · Carisbrooke Road, CR4 · Carnforth Road, SW16 · Castleton Road, CR4 · Cedarville Gardens, SW16 · Cheshire Close, CR4 · Chestnut Grove, CR4 · Chilmark Road, SW16 · Christian Fields, SW16 · Church Walk, SW16 · Churchmore Road, SW16 · Colebrook Road, SW16 · Colmer Road, SW16 · Conway Gardens, CR4 · Copley Park, SW16 · Covington Gardens, SW16 · Covington Way, SE19 · Covington Way, SW16 · Craignish Avenue, SW16 · Cranesbill Close, SW16 · Crescent Way, SW16 · Croindene Road, SW16 · Dahlia Gardens, CR4 · Dalmeny Avenue, SW16 · Danbrook Road, SW16 · Darcy Road, SW16 · Donnybrook Road, SW16 · Drakewood Road, SW16 · Dunbar Avenue, SW16 · Eardley Road, SW16 · Ederline Avenue, SW16 · Edgington Road, SW16 · Eighteenth Road, CR4 · Elgar Avenue, SW16 · Ellison Road, SW16 · Elm Gardens, CR4 · Ena Road, SW16 · Esam Way, SW16 · Estreham Road, SW16 · Eucalyptus Mews, SW16 · Fairview Road, SW16 · Farmhouse Road, SW16 · Farningham Court, SW16 · Fern Avenue, CR4 · Fieldend Road, SW16 · Fontaine Road, SW16 · Forrest Gardens, CR7 · Galpin’s Road, CR7 · Gibsons Hill, SW16 · Glamorgan Close, CR4 · Glencairn Road, SW16 · Glenister Park Road, SW16 · Granton Road, SW16 · Granville Gardens, SW16 · Grayscroft Road, SW16 · Greenock Road, SW16 · Greenwood Road, CR4 · Greyhound Lane, SW16 · Groveland Avenue, SW16 · Guildersfield Road, SW16 · Hadley Road, CR4 · Hassocks Road, SW16 · Hatch Road, SW16 · Hawkhurst Road, SW16 · Hazel Close, CR4 · Heathdene Road, SW16 · Helmsdale Road, SW16 · Hemlock Close, SW16 · Hepworth Road, SW16 · Hermitage Lane, SW16 · Hermitage Path, SW16 · Hertford Way, CR4 · Highdaun Drive, CR4 · Highdaun Drive, SW16 · Hill Drive, SW16 · Hillcote Avenue, SW16 · Hilldown Road, SW16 · Hollies Close, SW16 · Hollman Gardens, SW16 · Holly Way, CR4 · Huntingdon Close, CR4 · Ilex Way, SW16 · Isham Road, SW16 · Ivy Gardens, CR4 · Kempshott Road, SW16 · Kent Close, CR4 · Kilmartin Avenue, SW16 · Kingsmead Avenue, CR4 · Kingsmead Avenue, SW16 · Kintyre Close, SW16 · Kuala Gardens, SW16 · Lacrosse Way, SW16 · Lakeview Road, SW16 · Lancaster Avenue, CR4 · Larbert Road, SW16 · Leafield Close, SW16 · Leicester Avenue, CR4 · Leonard Road, CR4 · Leonard Road, SW16 · Lewin Road, SW16 · Lexden Road, CR4 · Lilian Road, SW16 · London Road, SW16 · Lonesome Way, SW16 · Longthornton Road, SW16 · Lyndhurst Avenue, SW16 · Manor Farm Road, SW16 · Mantlet Close, SW16 · Marian Road, SW16 · Matthew Court, CR4 · Meadfoot Road, SW16 · Melrose Avenue, SW16 · Meopham Road, SW16 · Middle Road, SW16 · Middle Way, SW16 · Middlesex Road, CR4 · Monarch Mews, SW16 · Nettlewood Road, SW16 · New Barns Avenue, CR4 · Newlands Road, SW16 · Nineteenth Road, CR4 · Norbury Avenue, SW16 · Norbury Court Road, SW16 · Norbury Crescent, CR7 · Norbury Crescent, SW16 · Norbury Cresent, SW16 · Norbury Cross, SW16 · Norbury Rise, SW16 · Northanger Road, SW16 · Northborough Road, SW16 · Norton Gardens, SW16 · Oxtoby Way, SW16 · Pathfield Road, SW16 · Penistone Road, SW16 · Pollards Crescent, SW16 · Pollards Hill East, SW16 · Pollards Hill North, SW16 · Pollards Hill West, SW16 · Pollards Wood Road, SW16 · Rama Close, SW16 · Recreation Way, CR4 · Recreation Way, SW16 · Robinhood Close, CR4 · Robinhood Lane, CR4 · Roche Road, SW16 · Rosemead Avenue, CR4 · Rowan Close, SW16 · Rowan Crescent, SW16 · Runnymede Crescent, SW16 · Ryecroft Road, SW16 · Sanders Parade, SW16 · Scott Close, SW16 · Semley Road, SW16 · Sherwood Avenue, SW16 · Sherwood Park Road, CR4 · Shropshire Close, CR4 · South Lodge Avenue, CR4 · Southbrook Road, SW16 · St Helens Road, SW16 · St Leonards Walk, SW16 · St Olaves Vicarage, SW16 · St Oswalds Road, SW16 · St. Helen’s Crescent, SW16 · St. Olave’s Walk, SW16 · Stanford Road, SW16 · Stanford Way, SW16 · Stirling Close, SW16 · Stockport Road, SW16 · Strathbrook Road, SW16 · Strathyre Avenue, CR7 · Strathyre Avenue, SW16 · Streatham Common North, SW16 · Streatham Common South, SW16 · Streatham Vale, SW16 · Summerene Close, SW16 · Sunnymead Avenue, CR4 · Tankerville Road, SW16 · Tavistock Crescent, CR4 · The Chase, SW16 · Tisbury Road, SW16 · Turle Road, SW16 · Tylecroft Road, SW16 · Upwood Road, SW16 · Vale Road, CR4 · Veronica Gardens, SW16 · Voss Court, SW16 · Westmorland Way, CR4 · Westwell Road Approach, SW16 · Westwell Road, SW16 · Wide Way, CR4 · Windermere Road, SW16 · Winton Way, SW16 · Woodgate Drive, SW16 · Woodmansterne Road, SW16 · Yorkshire Road, CR4 ·
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