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Warwick Road was named in 1840, later to become Warwick Avenue.
Desborough Lodge Desborough Lodge was a house which was one of five grand houses in the village of Westbourne Green. Kilburn Aqueduct Some way from the area now called Kilburn, the Kilburn Aqueduct of the Grand Union Canal spanned the River Westbourne. Spotted Dog The Spotted Dog public house was one of the earliest buildings in Westbourne Green. Warwick Avenue Warwick Avenue is an area, street and a Bakerloo Line tube station near Little Venice. Amberley Mews, W9 Amberley Mews starred as Tom Riley’s home in the 1950 movie "The Blue Lamp". Blomfield Road, W9 Blomfield Road is the road running beside the canal on the Little Venice side. Bourne Terrace, W2 Bourne Terrace is part of the Warwick Estate in Paddington and has 38 properties. Clearwell Drive, W9 Clearwell Drive is a newer street, roughly built over the line of the former Amberley Mews. Desborough Close, W2 Desborough Close was named after Desborough House which was demolished in the 19th century. Harrow Road, W2 Harrow Road is one of the main arterial roads of London, leading northwest out of the capital. Oldbury House, W2 Oldbury House is a shopping parade along the Harrow Road with accommodation above, part of the Warwick Estate development. Westway, W2 At its opening, Westway was the largest continuous concrete structure in Britain.
Warwick Avenue is an area, street and a Bakerloo Line tube station near Little Venice.
The area of which Warwick Avenue is part - Little Venice - is one of London’s prime residential areas, known for its shops and restaurants.
Warwick Avenue opened on 31 January 1915 on the Bakerloo line’s extension from Paddington to Queen’s Park. For a time prior to its opening, the proposed name for the station was Warrington Crescent
. There are no surface buildings and the station is accessed by two sets of steps to a sub-surface ticket hall. It was one of the first London Underground stations built specifically to use escalators rather than lifts.
is also the name of a song that makes reference to the station by the Welsh singer, Duffy.