Area Feature

There are numerous reasons to consider Willesden as a place to settle, especially if you're looking to live in a diverse part of the capital that's well connected transport-wise.

Located in North-West London in the borough of Brent, Willesden is just five miles from Charing Cross, making it an excellent commuter area for young professionals and city workers.

And it's viewed as an up and coming area that is attracting lots of investment and seeing plenty of house price growth, which means property to rent in Willesden is highly sought after.

History of the area

Willesden was something of a rural settlement until the latter half of the 1800s when the Metropolitan Railway station of Willesden Green opened in 1879.

The area's population then quickly grew, becoming a working suburb with numerous factories and new homes being built. It entered a period of decline in the 70s and 80s due to overcrowding, but in recent decades there has been a shift in demographic and Willesden is now a vibrant area popular with both young couples and families.

The area has been shaped by patterns of migration over the years, making it one of the most diverse parts of London, and indeed the UK. It has a large Irish community, while migrants from the Caribbean and the Indian Subcontinent have also settled in Willesden.

Willesden's amenities

Willesden's residents are never short of things to do. There are numerous bars, cafes and restaurants in the area, as well as shops and cinemas.

It also has one of the best public libraries in the UK, with long opening hours and books in many languages, including Urdu, Tamil and Hindi. There are also many adult education opportunities at the library, as well as events and facilities for children.

There's also Willesden Sports Centre, which features a gym, two swimming pools, a health suite and a group exercise studio, as well as an athletics track and an indoor running Tube.

Willesden Cycling Club

Willesden is home to London's biggest cycling club with over 200 members who take part in everything from track cycling and time trials to road racing and Audax events

As well as facilities for advanced cyclists, the club also offers grass roots coaching and social rides, with club runs every weekend and mounting bike outings throughout the year.

And it could see an influx of new members following the London 2012 Olympics, with the likes of Bradley Wiggins and Victoria Pendleton having inspired a new generation of keen cyclists.


There are 107 LEA schools in the London borough of Brent, several of which are located in Willesden. Primary schools include Gladstone Park, Leopold, Mitchell Brook and St Joseph's RC.

For secondary school children there is Newman Catholic College, Covent of Jesus and Mary Language College and Capital City Academy, while further education is provided by the College of North West London.

Transport options

Willesden is extremely well connected to Central London via the London Underground network thanks to Willesden Green station on the Jubilee Line, which takes residents in to Waterloo, London Bridge and on to Canary Wharf and Stratford.

Dollis Hill and Neasden stations are also within walking distance for some residents. Both are on the Jubilee Line.

Many bus routes start or run through Willesden too, taking passengers to some of Central London's most important business districts and tourist attractions.

Posted by Chris Price

Willesden & NW10 Travel guides

Willesden Car Travel

Central London M25 Gatwick Airport Heathrow Airport
6.6 miles - 22 mins 16.7 miles - 19 mins 37.1 miles - 1h 2 mins 15.5 miles - 26 mins

Willesden Train Travel

Nearest Station Zone London Station
Willesden Junction 3 Euston

Willesden Tube Travel

Nearest Station Zone Tube Line No. Stops to Main Station
Willesden Junction 3 Bakerloo 6 Stops to Paddington
Wilesden Green 3 Jubilee 6 Stops to Baker Street

Property To Rent in Willesden NW10

£310 per week

UK Property Agent is proud to offer this bright and spacious 1 bedroom first floor flat situated in a lovely residential area between Kilburn and Willesden green. The property is in walking distance from Willesden high street, where you can find good local pub, cafes and restaurants. The property benefits from a large lounge with space for a dining area, separate kitchen, good sized bedroom with built in robes, fully tiled bathroom and share of the garden. Transport: 5 Min to Kilburn station and 2 minute to Willesden green station ,Jubilee line 10 min to London over ground (Clapham Junction, Stratford and Richmond) Busses 260,460,226,189, just a few minutes far from the flat. Viewing Highley recommended

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom House to rent in Teignmouth Road, Willesden, London, NW2

£485 per week

VERY LARGE 3 BEDROOM - 2 BATHROOM FLAT: A very large 1st floor 3 double bedroom flat with 2 bathrooms situated in this small mansion block with only 3 flats, tucked away in a little hidden square in Willesden Green. This flat has large rooms, a spacious kitchen/breakfast room & 2 bathrooms (one ensuite). Access to communal garden. Superbly located by Willesden High Road and a short walk to sainsburys & Willesden Green underground Station - Jubilee Line zone 2. Located within very easy walking distance to Walm Lane & High Road Willesden Green, offering excellent transport links of Jubilee Line Zone 2 and 24 hour bus services to & from Central London. Please note the beds and certain items on furniture will be different from the photos. Reception room 17'5 x 13'6 (5.31m x 4.11m) Kitchen / Breakfast room 17'9 x 10'9 (5.41m x 3.28m) Bedroom 1 10' 9'3 (3.05m x 2.82m) Bedroom 2 12'5 x 10'1 (3.78m x 3.07m) Bedroom 3 14' 11'5 (4.27m x 3.48m) AVAILABLE Mid August 2018 Fees:: £90 SET UP FEE: REFERENCE FEE £35 PERSON - Inventory Fee £150 plus VAT ONE MONTHS RENT IN ADVANCE - SIX WEEKS SECURITY DEPOSIT PAYABLE: Council Tax Band D

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3 Bedroom Flat to rent in Balmoral Road, Willesden, NW2

£285 per week

Newly Refurbished Studio flat to rent in NW2, Willesden Green. This is a lovely modern studio with a large open plan room featuring a fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances including a washing machine and dishwasher and a tiled bathroom with a shower over the bath. Located a short walk away from Willesden Green Jubilee Line tube station for fast access to central London, this is an ideal flat for professionals and commuters. The shops, cafes and restaurants of Willesden Green, Kilburn and Cricklewood are moments away and the open green spaces of Mapesbury Dell Park are a short walk away. Water, broadband and gas bills are included in the rent. Tenant only pays electric and Council Tax bill. Transport Links: Nearest Station: Willesden Green (Jubilee Line) Buses: 16, 32, 189, 316, 332, 632, N98 Viewings with Mapesbury Estate Agent in NW2

Tenant Fees May Apply

Studio to rent in Walm Lane, Willesden, London, NW2

£208 per week

Top floor modern studio flat located seconds to Willesden Green Underground Station (Jubilee Line). Ideal for professionals. Features new wooden flooring throughout, newly fitted kitchen (electric cooker, washing machine and fridge freezer) and fully tiled shower room. Property has been newly built to a modern standard and is ideally nestled off Lydford Road seconds to local shops, cafes, restaurants and a large Sainsburys. Local amenities include Nuffield Gym, Willesden Library and the award winning Mapesbury Dell Park. All bills are included except electric bills. Size: 155 Sq. Ft. Bus Links: 98, N98, 206, 260, 266, 460 Closest Stations: Willesden Green (Jubilee Line) Brondesbury Park (London Overground) All viewings strictly via prior appointment on 0208 451 8999 with Mapesbury Estate Agents in NW2.

Tenant Fees May Apply

Studio to rent in Lydford Road, Willesden, London, NW2

£220 per week

Studio to rent in Dollis Hill, NW10. Property consists of a bright and spacious bedroom, modern fitted kitchen with fridge/freezer, oven, cooker and washing machine and fully tiled shower room. Also features double glazing and wooden floors and is available furnished or unfurnished. All bills included except electric which is pay as you use. Close to local shops, cafes and restaurants and transport links for easy access to central London. Local amenities include Willesden Library and Willesden Sports Centre and the open spaces of Roundwood Park are a 15 minute walk away. Available now. Walking distance to Dollis Hiil station (Jubilee Line). Transport Links: Nearest Station: Dollis Hill (Bakerloo Line) Bus Links: 6, 52, 98, 226, 260, 266, 297, 302, 460 Viewings with Mapesbury Estate Agent in NW2.

Tenant Fees May Apply

Studio to rent in Churchmead Road, Willesden, London, NW10

£577 per week

A clean well-presented four/five bed house only a five minutes distance to Dollis Hill Station and a short walk to Willesden Bus Garage. This property has been completely icompleted refurbished and renovated to high standards. It offers four spacious bedrooms and a single medium room. Spacious family bathroom. Kitchen with diner and a patio just outside for barbeques or sit out. Available now

Tenant Fees May Apply

5 Bedroom House to rent in Meyrick Road, Willesden, London, NW10

£700 per week

4 bedroom flat to rent in NW2, Willesden. This spacious flat consists of a fully fitted eat in kitchen with appliances (2 fridges, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer), comfortable living room with 3 piece suite, TV and landline telephone, 4 good size bedrooms with beds and storage, a fully tiled bathroom with shower and a guest WC. Local shops, restaurants and cafes are nearby and local amenities include Willesden Sports Centre, Willesden Library and the green open spaces of Roundwood Park and Queen's Park are within 15 minutes walking distance. The flat is supplied furnished and is available now. Conveniently located within Zone 2, this is an ideal flat for professional commuters. Transport Links: Nearest Station: Kensal Rise (Overground) Buses: 6, 52, 206, 302 Viewings with Mapesbury Estate Agent in NW2

Tenant Fees May Apply

4 Bedroom Flat to rent in Sidmouth Road, Willesden, London, NW2

£415 per week

Andersons are pleased to present this 3 bed-roomed split level flat to rent. The property comprises of 3double bedrooms spacious separate lounge, with fireplace, fully fitted separate kitchen, with lots of cupboard space, 2 bathrooms, separate toilet. The property is fully furnshed and in great condition. It is located on Willesden High Road, abovethe shop and is very close to Willesden Green Library, Sainsburys, Willesden Green tube, jubilee line zone 2, and has many local buses to central London on the doorstep. Viewing highly recommended.

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom 3 Bed Flat to rent in High Road, Willesden, London, NW10

£542 per week

Andersons are delighted to offer this 5 bed -roomed terraced house to rent. The property is very close Dollis Hill underground and Willesden Bus garage. The property is large and comprises of 3 double , 2 single, separate reception, huge fully fitted kitchen, downstairs wc, upstair bathroom , also wc and shower on the loft , good size garden. The property is in very good condition and has been refurbished to a very high standard. viewing highly recommended. Available 9th of July...

Tenant Fees May Apply

5 Bedroom 5 Bed House to rent in Cobbold Road, Willesden, London, NW10

£588 per week

A newly decorated clean well presented four bedroom house only a five minutes distance to Dollis Hill Stn and a short walk to Willesden Bus Garage. This property offers three spacious double bedrooms and a single room. Down stairs shower and w/c ,Spacious family bathroom. Kitchen with dinner and a patio just outside for barbeques or sit out. Available now!

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5 Bedroom 5 Bed House to rent in Meyrick Road, Willesden, London, NW10

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