The area within the purple line is Willow Tree Family Doctors' catchment area - we accept new patients only from within this area. If you move outside this area you will need to register at a nearby practice.
This is a fascinating local area. Farmland until the 1920s it rapidly developed along with the spread of the Metropolitan Railway westwards.
Sir John Betjeman famously made a film for the BBC in 1973 'Metroland' detailing the whole area including Kingsbury.
There is some eccentric architecture- mock castles and thatched cottages designed by Ernest Trobridge - an interesting walking tour guide here and biography of the architect.
A factory on Stag Lane aerodrome produced the famous Tiger Moth biplane and later aero engines for de Havilland. Amy Johnson learn to fly here. Some brief notes here and an article on de Havilland Technical School with pictures of the aerodrome here
The Roe Green Conservation area opposite the surgery has a very active Residents Association
The Barn Hill Conservation Group look after a beautiful walled garden in Kingsbury (John Logie Baird received the first TV signals from Berlin in the coach house in 1928).
St Andrews Church in Church Lane was moved stone by stone from the West End in the early 1930s. Hidden behind it is the 11th or 12th century Old St Andrews Church, Brent's only Grade 1 listed building.
The area is very green and a large part is taken up by Fryent Country Park- excellent for walks and retaining medieval hedgerows, hay meadows and farm ponds.
The Brent Reservoir (Welsh Harp), a Site of Special Scientific Interest is home to several sailing clubs, also canoeing, shooting, birdwatching and walking.
Here are some historical photographs of Kingsbury