- Queensbury, London
infobox UK place
country = England
postcode_district= HA3, HA7, HA8
Queensbury is a locality in north west
London, England. It is located in the south eastern part of the London Borough of Harrowand on the boundary with the London Borough of Brent.
Geography and history
The area around Queensbury Circle/Honeypot Lane is in the
HA postcode areaand the area south east of Queensbury tube station is in the NW postcode area. Queensbury tube stationis on the Jubilee Line. Queensbury neighbours the district of Kingsburyin the London Borough of Brent.
Queensbury tube station
The main focus of Queensbury is the area where the tube station is located. Queensbury did not exist as an area before the arrival of the
Metropolitan Linein the 1930s (this part of the line was renamed the Jubilee Line in 1978). Queensbury tube station opened on the 16th December 1934. The name Queensbury was adopted for the tube station to match neighbouring Kingsbury and has no historical basis ["Whats in a Name?" Cyril M. Harris ISBN 1-85414-241-0] . The next stop southbound from Queensbury on the Jubilee Lineis Kingsbury and Canons Parkis the first station in the northbound direction.
The parade of shops and houses built along with the station form a large crescent with a public green space in the centre. The area was developed in the 1930s and the architecture reflects this. Until May 2008 a roundabout in front of the station featured a prominent 1930's style mast bearing the London Underground emblem. The pavements and public space were redeveloped at that time losing some of the 1930s character.
Queensbury Circle Parade is a roundabout and shops located north west of Queensbury Station, along Honeypot Lane. Queensbury sub-post office is located here.
Transport and locale
London Underground Links
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