Local Government Wards- History of North West Camden changes

The Local Government Boundary Commission of England are consulting until 11th November 2019 on new proposed ward boundaries in Camden. Here is a map of the new proposed wards. When we saw the proposals we were puzzled by the proposed changes so decided to investigate how Electoral Wards have changed over time in North West …

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Kilburn High Road 2020 versus 2019- Our High Road is changing!

Ordnance survey March 2020 The Ordnance survey has recently published a very interesting map of high streets nationwide, with statistics. Kilburn being one of the major Town Centre is obviously included. Our High road is changing ,as in the space of a year, the number of residential addresses has increased from 898 to 1111 without …

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Beatrix Potter and Kilburn

Children’s writer Beatrix Potter, stayed with the elderly Miss Florrie Hammond, who was her firstgoverness, at 51 Minster Road in July 1905. Norman Warne who was her publisher, had proposed marriage on 25 July 1905 and Beatrix had accepted. But before the wedding took place hetragically died from leukemia on 25 August at his home …

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Widen the pavements of Kilburn High Road temporarily to save lives!

Letter to Brent and Camden Councils leaders, TFL, Mayor of London. Urgent temporary widening of Kilburn High Road pavements to protect pedestrians Kilburn High Road, at best of times, has very congested pavements as it is one of London’s 35 major Town Centres and has extremely narrow pavements for the normal amount of footfall. The …

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