We now need the water play feature to be fixed! Cross your fingers it might be on 5th August!
According to the TFL website, the former Kilburn Flowers site, at Kilburn Station is under offer.
The new Mediterranean cafe at 256 Kilburn High Road, previously the home of Soul Kitchen, did not last very long…a new tenant is sought. Rio Hair, Nail and Beauty salon is also up for rent/sale and there’s a New nail beauty salon at 78 Willesden Lane.
Vijay, on Willesden Lane, not only won Curry Restaurant of the Year Award but also dramatically improved their hygiene rating!
It took Brent Council 2.5 months to make the pavement outside Savers safe! We got there in the end! How long will it take them to reinstate the pavement outside 244 Kilburn High Road, destroyed by a massive crane operation?
Squatters have taken over the old Nat West Bank.
SHAK offers activities for 9 to 19 Year Olds till the 29th August.
Sadly one young man lost his life in Rowley Way. Please let the Police know if you can provide information.
The Santander bank branch in Kilburn wants to add red stripes to their windows. You can have your say on this here. The application number to search for is 19/2529.
An important Brent planning application for the redevelopment of the Granville/Carlton site in South Kilburn is open for comments! Application number is 19/2378. Please comment!
And still on nostalgia, here’s a fascinating film of South Kilburn before it was ‘regenerated’ in the 60’s/70’s, when rows of terraced houses, shops and pubs were replaced by tower blocks. It’s sad to see just how many pubs have been lost since the 70’s. Check out this map here. At least the Planning Inspectorate dismissed the appeal to demolish the Brondes Age!
Did you know that North Kilburn narrowly avoided destruction to make space for a motorway?
Have you ever noticed this in Quex Mews?
And because Kilburn is Kilburn, beware of the Granny with a stick!
What’s happening this fortnight
10th August Live music at the Priory Tavern
11th August a Hampstead to Kilburn walk led by Alan, our local Camden tour guide. “Walk Hope and Charity”
11th August ‘Eid Mubarak’ event in Grange Park
11th August “Graeme James” at the Fiddler
17th August – ET will be the Film on Fortune Green in West Hampstead at 7pm
17th August – Open Mic event at the café in the Abbey Community Centre
Until 7th September “Blues in the Night” at the Kiln
Until 10th August Free Exhibition at Kingsgate Project Space
What’s happening a bit later
23rd August “The Heliocentrics” at the Fiddler.
19th September “Abbey Autumn Festival” at Abbey Community Centre.
25th to 28th September Free Play at the Kiln. “The Seven Ages of Patience”. Sold out now.
28th September ‘The Watery Ways of the World’ at the Tin Tabernacle
12th October Heritage Fair at Sidings Community Centre.