Nickleby Close, UB8

Road in/near Queen's Park, existing between the 1980s and now

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Nickleby Close, UB8

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2020

Nickleby Close is a road of terraced housing, established in the 1980s.

The other roads on the estate all have literary names - either authors or fictional characters from 19th century English literature.

Nicholas Nickleby was the hero of a Charles Dickens novel. His father had died and left Nicholas and his family penniless. While Nicholas was honest and steadfast, his youth led him to be naïve, and emotional. He devoted himself primarily to his friends and family and fiercely defied those who wronged the ones he loved.

In his preface to the novel, Dickens writes: "There is only one other point, on which I would desire to offer a remark. If Nicholas be not always found to be blameless or agreeable, he is not always intended to appear so. He is a young man of an impetuous temper and of little or no experience; and I saw no reason why such a hero should be lifted out of nature."


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30, UB8 A street within the UB8 postcode
Addiscombe Court, UB10 A street within the CR0 postcode
Agincourt Villas, UB10 Agincourt Villas is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Aintree Close, UB8 Aintree Close is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Aldenham Drive, UB8 Aldenham Drive is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Alpha Road, UB10 A street within the UB10 postcode
Appleby Close, UB8 A street within the UB8 postcode
Archie Close, UB7 A street within the UB7 postcode
Barncroft Close, UB8 Barncroft Close is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Bartram Close, UB8 Bartram Close is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Barwick Drive, UB8 A street within the UB8 postcode
Bennetsfield Road, UB11 Bennetsfield Road is a road in the UB11 postcode area
Blenheim Crescent, UB10 Blenheim Crescent is a road in the UB10 postcode area
Blenheim Parade, UB10 Blenheim Parade is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Bourn Avenue, UB8 Bourn Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Brambles Farm Drive, UB10 Brambles Farm Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Bridge Road, UB11 A street within the UB11 postcode
Butler Street, UB10 Butler Street is a road in the UB10 postcode area
Byron Parade, UB10 Byron Parade is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Chapel Lane, UB8 Chapel Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Charles Street, UB10 Charles Street is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Cherry Grove, UB8 Cherry Grove is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Chester Close, UB8 A street within the UB8 postcode
Chilern Court, UB8 Chilern Court is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Chiltern Court, UB8 Chiltern Court is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Churchill Avenue, UB10 Churchill Avenue is a road in the UB10 postcode area
Churchill Close, UB10 A street within the UB10 postcode
Collingwood Road, UB8 Collingwood Road is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
CONNAUGHT CLOSE, UB8 CONNAUGHT CLOSE is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Corwell Gardens, UB8 Corwell Gardens is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Corwell Lane, UB8 Corwell Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Court, UB10 A street within the UB10 postcode
Craig Drive, UB8 Craig Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Crescent Parade, UB10 Crescent Parade is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Cromer Close, UB8 A street within the UB8 postcode
Daleham Drive, UB8 Daleham Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Dawley Avenue, UB8 Dawley Avenue is a road in the UB8 postcode area
De Salis Road Hillingdon, UB10 A street within the UB10 postcode
De Salis Road, UB10 De Salis Road is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Deleham Drive, UB8 A street within the UB8 postcode
Denziloe Avenue, UB10 Denziloe Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Dickens Avenue, UB8 Dickens Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Eastwood Road, UB7 Eastwood Road is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Emden Close, UB7 Emden Close is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Fountain Close, UB8 A street within the UB8 postcode
Furzeground Way, UB11 Furzeground Way is one of the streets of London in the UB11 postal area.
Gilfrid Close, UB8 Gilfrid Close is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Glasshouse Close, UB8 Glasshouse Close is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Goulds Green Maintenance Base, UB8 A street within the UB11 postcode
Goulds Green, UB8 Goulds Green is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Gould’s Green, UB11 Gould’s Green is a road in the UB11 postcode area
Gould’s Green, UB8 Gould’s Green is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Greatfield Drive, UB8 Greatfield Drive is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Greatfields Drive, UB8 Greatfields Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Green Lane, UB8 Green Lane is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Haig Road, UB8 Haig Road is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Halls Terrace, UB10 Halls Terrace is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Hambledon Close, UB8 Hambledon Close is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Hardinge Close, UB8 Hardinge Close is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Harlington Road, UB8 Harlington Road is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Harrow View, UB10 Harrow View is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Harrowview, UB10 A street within the UB10 postcode
Heath Road, UB10 Heath Road is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Hewens Road, UB10 Hewens Road is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Hillingdon Parade, UB10 Hillingdon Parade is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Hillingdon, UB10 A street within the UB10 postcode
Hindhead Close, UB8 Hindhead Close is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Hooper Drive, UB8 Hooper Drive is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Hubbards Close, UB8 Hubbards Close is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Iron Bridge Road North, UB11 Iron Bridge Road North is a road in the UB11 postcode area
Iron Bridge Road South, UB11 Iron Bridge Road South is a road in the UB11 postcode area
Iron Bridge Road, UB11 A street within the UB11 postcode
Iron Bridge Road, UB7 Iron Bridge Road is one of the streets of London in the UB7 postal area.
Ironbridge Road, UB11 A street within the UB11 postcode
Ironbridge Road, UB7 Ironbridge Road is one of the streets of London in the UB7 postal area.
Ivy Cottages, UB10 Ivy Cottages is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Judge Heath Lane, UB8 Judge Heath Lane is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Lansdowne Road, UB8 Lansdowne Road is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Lees Parade Uxbridge Road, UB10 A street within the UB10 postcode
Lees Parade, UB10 Lees Parade is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Lees Road, UB8 Lees Road is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Little London Close, UB8 Little London Close is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Longwalk Road, UB11 Longwalk Road is one of the streets of London in the UB11 postal area.
Lonsdale Close, UB8 Lonsdale Close is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Marlborough Parade, UB10 Marlborough Parade is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Marlborough Road, UB10 Marlborough Road is a road in the UB10 postcode area
Marlbrough Road, UB10 A street within the UB10 postcode
Mellow Lane East, UB10 Mellow Lane East is a road in the UB10 postcode area
Mellow Lane West, UB10 Mellow Lane West is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Merrimans, UB8 A street within the UB8 postcode
Mint Close, UB10 Mint Close is a road in the UB10 postcode area
Moorcroft, UB8 A street within the UB8 postcode
Morello Avenue, UB8 Morello Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Mulberry Crescent, UB7 Mulberry Crescent is one of the streets of London in the UB7 postal area.
Nellgrove Road, UB10 Nellgrove Road is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Nellgrove Road, UB8 Nellgrove Road is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Nelson Close, UB10 Nelson Close is a road in the UB10 postcode area
Nelson Lane, UB10 Nelson Lane is a road in the UB10 postcode area
Nelson Road, UB10 Nelson Road is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
New Broadway, UB10 New Broadway is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
New Road, UB10 New Road is a road in the UB10 postcode area
New Road, UB8 New Road is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Newlyn Close, UB8 Newlyn Close is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Nicholls Avenue, UB10 Nicholls Avenue is a road in the UB10 postcode area
Nicholls Avenue, UB8 Nicholls Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Old Orchard Close, UB8 Old Orchard Close is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Old Stockley Road , UB11 Old Stockley Road is a road in the UB11 postcode area
Paget Road, UB10 Paget Road is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Parkfield Avenue, UB10 Parkfield Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Pear Tree House, UB8 A street within the UB8 postcode
Peggotty Way, UB8 Peggotty Way is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Perry Close, UB8 Perry Close is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Pield Heath Avenue, UB8 Pield Heath Avenue is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Pole Hill Road, UB10 Pole Hill Road is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Pole Hill Road, UB4 Pole Hill Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Rigby Lane, UB11 Rigby Lane is a road in the UB11 postcode area
Rosslyn Villas, UB10 Rosslyn Villas is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Roundwood Avenue Stockley Park, UB11 A street within the UB11 postcode
Roundwood Avenue, UB11 Roundwood Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB11 postal area.
RUSSET CLOSE, UB10 RUSSET CLOSE is a road in the UB10 postcode area
Saint Margarets Avenue, UB8 Saint Margarets Avenue is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Salis Road, UB10 A street within the UB10 postcode
Sheridan Close, UB10 A street within the UB10 postcode
Southfield Close, UB8 Southfield Close is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
St Jeromes Grove, UB3 St Jeromes Grove is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
St Jerome’s Grove, UB3 St Jerome’s Grove is a road in the UB3 postcode area
St Margarets Avenue, UB8 St Margarets Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
St. Jeromes Grove, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Star Road, UB10 Star Road is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Stella Close, UB8 A street within the UB8 postcode
Stilwell Roundabout, UB11 Stilwell Roundabout is a road in the UB11 postcode area
Stilwell Roundabout, UB8 Stilwell Roundabout is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Stockley Park The Square, UB11 Stockley Park The Square is one of the streets of London in the UB11 postal area.
Stockley Park West, UB11 Stockley Park West is one of the streets of London in the UB11 postal area.
Stockley Park, UB11 Stockley Park is one of the streets of London in the UB11 postal area.
Stockley Road, UB11 Stockley Road is a road in the UB11 postcode area
Stockley Road, UB7 Stockley Road is one of the streets of London in the UB7 postal area.
Stockley Road, UB8 Stockley Road is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Tanglewood Close, UB10 Tanglewood Close is a road in the UB10 postcode area
Thackeray Close, UB8 Thackeray Close is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
The Arena, UB11 A street within the UB11 postcode
The Clubhouse, UB11 A street within the UB11 postcode
The Stables, UB8 The Stables is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Titmus Close, UB8 Titmus Close is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Towers Avenue, UB10 Towers Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Trinity Drive, UB8 Trinity Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Union Business Park, UB8 A street within the UB11 postcode
Uxbridge Road, UB10 Uxbridge Road is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
West Drayton Road, UB10 West Drayton Road is a road in the UB10 postcode area
West Drayton Road, UB4 West Drayton Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
West Drayton Road, UB8 West Drayton Road is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Westbourne Parade, UB10 Westbourne Parade is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Westbourne Road, UB10 Westbourne Road is a road in the UB10 postcode area
Westbourne Road, UB8 Westbourne Road is a road in the UB8 postcode area
White Heart Avenue, UB8 White Heart Avenue is a road in the UB8 postcode area
Whiteheart Avenue, UB8 A street within the UB8 postcode
Whiteleys Parade, UB10 Whiteleys Parade is one of the streets of London in the UB10 postal area.
Widmore Road, UB8 Widmore Road is one of the streets of London in the UB8 postal area.
Wooburn Close, UB8 A street within the UB8 postcode
York Avenue, UB8 York Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.


Queen's Park

302 style='float:left; width=250px; margin-right:10px;'>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.
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