Category Archive: Kilburn

Jan 31

Happy birthday Kilburn Park!

Kilburn Park station was opened on 31 January 1915 as the temporary terminus of the Bakerloo line’s extension from Paddington  towards Queen’s Park. So, at time of writing – 31 January 2015, it was celebrating its 100th birthday. The original plan had the London North West Railway creating a new line from Queen’s Park to Euston …

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Jan 05

The River Westbourne

Click on the markers to show the waypoints which trace the course of the river LINKS IN CAPITAL LETTERS are blog posts Standard links go to the main website The hills of Hampstead Heath provide the source of three lost rivers of London – the Westbourne, Tyburn and Fleet. These rivers were long buried underground …

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