Explore Kingsbury

Explore the Kingsbury area

'Explore Kingsbury' tells you everything you need to know about living in or visiting the Kingsbury 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.

Escape the hustle and bustle of urban life and take some time out to enjoy the open waters and unique wildlife of the Welsh Harp Reservoir, or visit the vibrant community gardens of Roe Green Village, a hidden gem overflowing with history and charm.

Whether it’s to worship, or simply gaze upon the stunning architecture - a trip to the Kingsbury Temple is also a must.

Read about the history of the area, the people, the buildings and more in our local history of Brent pages.

Kingsbury highlights

  • Kilburn High Road
  • Kensal Rise
  • Queens Park
  • Cricklewood
  • Brondesbury
  • Mapesbury

 


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News in Kingsbury

  • 15/08/2018

    Have your say on our Stronger Communities consultation

    Residents are being called on to have their say on how they want their local community to evolve in a new consultation launching this week. The Stronger Communities consultation sets out a range of k…
  • 15/08/2018

    Spurs to play next two home games at Wembley

    Tottenham Hotspur will play their next two Premier League home fixtures at Wembley Stadium, as the development of their new stadium is yet to be completed.  A date has not been confirmed for the comp…
  • 08/08/2018

    Help us celebrate the people who put the Pride in Brent

    Nominations are now open for the 2018 Pride of Brent Awards, the new name for the ‘Brent Community Champions’ award scheme. Just like the Brent Community Champions scheme, the Pride of Brent Awards c…
  • 15/03/2018

    Colindale site to make way for hundreds of new homes and jobs

    A disused industrial estate in Colindale is set to be converted into much-needed new homes and new business space, after Brent Council's planning committee gave the plans the green light yesterday.  …
  • 08/02/2018

    Call for input on Brent's future planning policy

    Residents, businesses, workers and visitors to the borough are being called upon to give their input and help set policy for new development in Brent for the next 20 years.   In the latest round of …
  • 25/01/2018

    Radio panel show appeals to younger residents worried about the housing crisis

    A Brent-based radio show is offering listeners aged 30 or under to put their housing worries to a team of housing experts.   Beat 103.6 FM is inviting questions from younger listeners during its Tim…
  • 14/11/2017

    Engage in local democracy

    Would you like to have your voice heard and see local democracy in action?   There are different ways to engage with your council and get involved in the decision making process, such as requesti…
  • 20/10/2017

    Young people should speak out for their LGBT peers

    A young person in Brent has been chosen to represent London in the House of Commons next month.   Jai Patel was chosen in an extremely competitive process to be London's voice in an event which will…
  • 19/10/2017

    Brent scoops food award

    Brent was named most improved borough at this year's Good Food for London Awards.     Good Food for London measures progress and encourages London councils to take action on good food. It measures …
  • 03/10/2017

    Question time to return for Local Democracy Week

    COMMUNITY figures and local politicians will make up the panel for a 'Question Time' event to be held at Brent Civic Centre as part of Local Democracy Week, which falls on 9-15 October.   Inspire…
  • 03/10/2017

    Residents worried about becoming homeless invited to attend free Homelessness Su …

    A free summit on preventing and relieving homelessness in Brent will take place at Brent Civic Centre on 25 October.   Residents affected by the government's cuts to housing benefit and representati…
  • 18/09/2017

    Ground-breaking scheme to prevent homelessness launches in Brent

    Voluntary organisations have come together to tackle homelessness for single people in Brent.   The charities, Crisis and Thames Reach, together with the social investor, Bridges, and Brent Council,…
  • 12/09/2017

    New legal powers will hurt rogue landlords’ pockets

    Landlords who rent out substandard accommodation in Brent will face civil penalty notices of up to £30,000.   Under the new measures voted in by the Council last night, landlords who break the law w…
  • 06/09/2017

    Crackdown on chewing gum littering in Brent

    Anti-gum littering campaign gives commuters something to 'chew on' as Willesden Green tube station is transformed into a wild woodland to highlight responsible gum disposal.   Today a wild woodla…
  • 24/08/2017

    GCSE Celebrations in Brent

    Students across Brent are celebrating today following the publication of GCSE results.   Cllr Mili Patel, Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, said:   "On behalf of Brent Council, I w…
  • 17/08/2017

    One-stop-shop for sexual and reproductive health services now on offer in Brent, …

    Residents in Harrow, Brent and Ealing can now access new integrated sexual and reproductive health services.     London North West Healthcare NHS Trust has been awarded a five year contract to deli…
  • 25/07/2017

    Plan to fill more potholes given go-ahead

    More potholes will be repaired across the borough following Cabinet decision last night to allocate £80k of its highways budget to using new, faster methods for repairing pot holes.   Brent Council'…
  • 09/05/2017

    Spurs stars kick-start Foster Care Fortnight 2017

    Tottenham Hotspur players, Harry Kane, Michel Vorm and Kevin Wimmer, joined forces with Brent foster carers to mark the start of a campaign to promote fostering in Brent.   Foster Care Fortnight, wh…
  • 08/05/2017

    Call for residents to register and have say in election

    RESIDENTS in Brent are being urged to get themselves onto the electoral register in time for the general election and consider whether they will have their say by post, proxy or in person at the polls…
  • 25/04/2017

    Time right for council housing to be taken back in-house

    Council housing in Brent will cease to be managed by Brent Housing Partnership (BHP) and instead return to direct local authority control.   49 percent of tenants and leaseholders who responded to a…
  • 20/04/2017

    Unregistered voter? You've just weeks left to apply

    Unregistered voters who want to have their say in the General Election this June have until May 22 to register to vote.    Brent Council is calling on any unregistered eligible voters who want to vo…
  • 23/03/2017

    Temporary increase to full capacity events at Wembley Stadium approved

    An application from the FA/Wembley National Stadium Ltd to temporarily increase the number of full capacity events at Wembley Stadium has been agreed by Brent Council's Planning Committee this ev…
  • 22/03/2017

    Children set to reclaim Brent’s streets

    With the clocks going back this weekend, spring has officially arrived and warmer weather is (hopefully) on the way.   Our successful Play Streets scheme, which turns residential streets into traffi…
  • 22/03/2017

    Keeping streets clean at Roe Green

    Children at Roe Green Primary School continue to help make their local streets cleaner and greener, carrying out a litter picking session on Friday 17 March.   Year 4 pupil Waleed said he was s…
  • 16/03/2017

    Brent supports an evening of the odds on betting shops

    In response to concerns over the impact of the growing number of betting shops in their town centres, Brent Council is announcing their official support of the Fixed Odds Betting Terminals All Parliam…
  • 13/03/2017

    Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - Brent working with The Lullaby Trust to raise awa …

    A survey commissioned by charity The Lullaby Trust has found that over 68 per cent of London parents are unsure of the basic steps they can take to lower the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS…
  • 10/03/2017

    Brent schools are the pick of the litter

    Schools in Brent are doing their bit to keep their area cleaner and greener.   Pupils from Roe Green Junior School and Oliver Goldsmith Primary School helped tidy up their local area by picking litt…
  • 01/03/2017

    Extra police officers for Brent following council budget backing

    Committed to delivering a safer Brent - Cllr Tom Miller, Brent Council's Cabinet Member for Stronger Communities, photographed with local police officers.     TWELVE additi…
  • 28/02/2017

    Improving air quality prioritised in Brent

    Tackling poor air quality is a priority here in Brent, and residents and businesses are being invited to comment on a draft Air Quality Action Plan (AQAP).   To have your say on how we can all work …
  • 17/02/2017

    Planning to build a basement in Brent?

    With parts of the borough seeing an increasing number of applications for basement development, Brent Council is to consult on new planning guidance for basement developments.   After the consultati…