Kilburn falls between Maida Vale, Queen’s Park and West Hampstead districts. The transport links are excellent in area for tube, trains and buses. Kilburn High Road, the heart of Kilburn, consists of small terraces and purpose build apartment blocks. The residents in the area come from diverse ethnic groups. Towards the south of the area are mainly large Victorian properties, some of many have been converted into flats.
Kilburn Grange Park, adjacent to Kilburn High Road, is a great green space holding a children’s play area, a netball court and tennis courts. The Kilburn Festival is also held at the park every summer. Also nearby is the Queen’s Park which offers a pitch and putt course, children’s play area with a paddling pool, tennis courts, petanque green and a children’s farm and a café.
Shopping and Entertainment
Kilburn has plenty of restaurants and cafes to offer, from the Mediterranean ‘Small and Beautiful’ restaurant to the fast food Chinese ‘Speedy Noodles’, there is something for everyone’s taste. There are also many great pubs in the area serving good food, such as The North London Tavern and The Black Lion, comfortable to eat as well as have a drink at any time. As for the shops, you will surely catch a good bargain on useful things for the house. There is also an excellent cinema and theatre called ‘The Tricycle’ near the centre of Kilburn.