Explore Harlesden

Explore the Harlesden area

Explore Harlesden tells you everything you need to know about living in or visiting the Harlesden area of Brent. Here, you’ll find out about local events and news, and all the facilities that you can use to make the most of the area. These include local places of worship, libraries, doctors’ surgeries, schools and sports clubs, and much more.

With the famous Jubilee Clock standing proud in the town centre, Harlesden has a rich history and a vibrant culture, and is known as the hub of reggae music in London.  Chamberlayne Road and Harrow Road both bustle with activity day and night, and Kensal Green boasts a huge variety of shops and cafés to choose from. Take the time to explore Harlesden; it has a lot to offer. Read about the history of the area, the people, the buildings and more in our local history of Brent pages. 

Harlesden highlights

  • Harlesden
  • Jubilee Clock
  • Stonebridge
  • Kensal Green
  • Church End
  • Roundwood Park


Harlesden community groups


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Come along for advice and activities. Open every Wed and Thurs, 10am to 6pm Harlesden Library.

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