Mapesbury Conservation Area
Designated a Conservation Area in 1982 - Mapesbury Conservation Area is one of the largest Conservation cohesive residential areas in Brent which comprises of an unaltered Town House development dating from between 1870 and 1925 along tree lined roads. The Estate is bounded to the west by Walm Lane, Chichelle Road to the east, by the rear of properties on Shoot Up Hill and to the north by the rear of the properties in Anson Road.
Independent schools such as University College School, St Margaret’s, North Bridge House, Devonshire House, The King Alfred School, St Anthony’s School to name a few, are only 10 minutes drive and the highly rated OFSTED - The Mulberry House School (ages 2-7) is a short walk away. Also within walking distance are the excellent state schools of Malorees, Christchurch, North West London Jewish School, Emmanuel C of E Primary School, Beckford School and the Queen’s Park Community School (QPCS).
The emergence of the Jubilee Line (Zone 2) into London - a 12 minute ride into Baker Street and 34 minutes to Canary Wharf, has seen many families from the City moving into the neighbourhood. Mapesbury has a unique children’s play park sponsored by the local community called The Mapesbury Dell which hosts local events throughout the year including Easter Egg Hunt, Summer BBQ’s, Opera’s and Carol Singing at Christmas.
The walking culture includes pop-up independent shops on Queen’s Parade including Lily King, coffee houses and restaurants including Sanzio, Spice 6, A Casa Di Anna, The Queensbury Gastropub, Costa, Nest, Beer + Burger, Gail’s, Mezzorama and the best kept secret in NW2 - ‘Sushi Masa’ a local Japanese restaurant. There is a Sainsbury’s local within walking distance and a large Sainsbury’s supermarket store with carpark facilities.