Find out about your local area

The London Borough of Brent is an inner-city borough in northwest London.

In 1965, the boroughs of Wembley and Willesden combined to make the London Borough of Brent. The borough got its name from the River Brent, which runs through the borough.

We have divided our written histories on Brent by area. Each page includes a written history, videos, online exhibitions, photographs and local history articles. Click the links below to start exploring!

To read about the history of the borough as a whole, click the link below:

The London Borough of Brent

To find out more about your local area, click the links below:

Church End
Cricklewood and Dollis Hill
Kensal Green and Kensal Rise
Neasden and Dudden Hill
Preston and Uxendon
Twyford and Park Royal
Wembley and Tokyngton
Willesden Green