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Are you looking to buy or rent a property in Kingsbury? This north-west London suburb is part of the Borough of Brent, and is characterised by 1930s-style detached and semi-detached properties.
As well as plenty of well-maintained open spaces, the area offers residents excellent transport links, with its own tube station on the Jubilee line.
Kingsbury has become popular with Londoners looking for a quiet, residential area, which still has access to plenty of local of amenities.
So, could Kingsbury be the area you're looking for? Read on to find out more.
As previously mentioned, Kingsbury is well-connected to the rest of London and it's possible to travel from Kingsbury Underground Station (Zone Four) to Westminster Underground Station in around 30 minutes.
The area is also well-served by local buses, with services towards areas such as Edgware, Wembley Park and West London.
Kingsbury is home to a good selection of pubs and restaurants. There are some big chains, such as Nando's and Pizza Hut, but it's Asian food fans who are particularly well catered for, as there are a large number of Indian restaurants along Kingsbury Road.
There are also a number of pubs on Kingsbury Road, such as JJ Moons, and on Church Lane you'll find a traditional London pub, The George.
If you enjoy keeping fit, Kingsbury could be the place for you. Just 2.4 miles away in neighbouring Harrow, you'll find Harrow Leisure Centre, which offers two indoor pools, a fitness centre, dance studio, sports hall and more.
Harrow is also home to a skate park and Shri Academy of Dance, which provides dance classes in styles such as Bollywood, Bhangra, Street, Hip Hop and Belly Dancing.
There are also a number of gyms in Kingsbury itself, such as Fitness First on Kingsbury Road.
If the weather takes a positive turn, there are plenty of local parks where you can sit and enjoy the sunshine. These include; Kingsbury Green Recreation Ground, Queensbury Park, Woodcock Park, Roe Green Park, Silver Jubilee Park and Grove Park Open Space.
Only around 1.8 miles from the centre of Kingsbury, you'll find Fryent Country Park, which covers around 103 hectares of traditional Middlesex countryside. Within the park is the remains of Barn Hill Farm, an 18th century landscaped farm, which was part of Wembley Park Estate.
If the heavens open, you are only around a 30 minute tube journey from central London and all the attractions it has to offer. However, if you do want to stay local, there's a Vue Cinema in Harrow showing all of the latest blockbusters.
The London Gallery West is also in Harrow, and showcases the media, art and design work of University of Westminster students, as well as the art of renowned local, national and international artists.
The Kingsbury area offers plenty for those in search of retail therapy. The Brent Cross Shopping Centre is home to over 120 shops, including high-street giants such as All Saints, Apple, Boots and H&M.
Around 2.5 miles from central Kingsbury, you'll also find The London Designer Outlet, which has big-name designers, such as Kurt Geiger and Guess, alongside high-street favourites.
In Kingsbury itself, you'll find a variety of local and high-street shops along Kingsbury Road, and supermarkets including; The Co-Operative, Morrisons, Lidl, Aldi and Tesco Express.
If you're looking for entertainment, Brent is home to the Tricycle Theatre, which has a packed programme of shows to suit both adults and children.
For the kids, there's Topsy Turvy World in Brent Cross, which has a huge multi-level play structure for the under 12s, as well as play areas for younger children.
If you fancy an educational day out, you'll also find the RAF Museum in neighbouring Colindale.
Kingsbury is well-served by local amenities. Kingsbury Library is located centrally on Kingsbury Road, and offers a wide range of services including; audio books, DVD rentals and free Wi Fi access.
There are also a number of health services in the area.
Kingsbury Road Car Park is located centrally and is open 24 hours a day, with charged hours running from 8am to 6.30pm, Monday to Saturday. There is also on-street pay and display parking.
The Kingsbury area offers residents a wide choice of primary and secondary schools. Primary schools include; Kingsbury Green Primary School, The Village School, which caters for a wide range of complex needs, and a Catholic school, St Robert Southwell R C.
Secondary schools include Kingsbury High School, and a special school, Woodfield School.
To find out more about renting or buying in Kingsbury, visit or call our expert team at the local branch.
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