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.

Schooling

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

£185 per week

Good Sized Spacious Light and Bright DOUBLE ROOM INCLUDING ALL BILLS TO LET Andersons Estates are delighted to present this bright furnished double room to rent in a well maintained house. Consist of kitchen, two bathrooms, gas central heating. Only need to share with another 3 people, Shared Gareden. Great location off Willesden High Road, just around the corner close to the amenities of Willesden. Excellent transport links:Willesden Green Station,bus route to Portobello Road and Oxford Street. Would suit professional Single Person or Couple.

Tenant Fees May Apply

Room To Let to rent in Lechmere Road, Willesden, London, NW2

£566 per week

An outstanding 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom third floor apartment for rent with 703 sq.ft of contemporary living space. This newly built flat is offered with fantastic neutral decor and finished to a high specification with close attention to detail. The property offers bright spacious accommodation and has an exceptional level of finishing and presentation. The property offers incredible living and entertainment space forming part of a modern detached purpose built block. The living room has direct access to a private balcony via floor to ceiling double glazed patio doors. The fully fitted kitchen area features sleek white handleless cupboards with soft-close drawers and cabinets, Corian work surfaces, a stainless steel 4 ring electric hob, electric fan assisted multi-function Bosch oven with extractor hood, integrated Bosch microwave oven and integrated Bosch fridge/freezer. The bright living space has direct access to a private balcony accessed via floor to ceiling double glazed doors. The two bedrooms have ample space, large windows for plenty of natural light, luxury silver/grey fitted carpet. The main bedroom has a fully tiled en suite shower room and the other double bedroom access to a private balcony via floor to ceiling double doors. The bathrooms feature stylish white sanitaryware with chrome fittings, wall hung vanity wash hand basins with Monobloc cascade mixer taps, wall hung WCs with dual push button flush, large fitted mirrors, tiled panel enclosed baths with overflow bath filler, thermostatically controlled showers, tempered glass fitted shower screen and fully tiled walls and floors. The flat benefits from contemporary double glazed windows and French doors, HVAC heating system, luxury silver/grey fitted carpet to bedroom, Amtico flooring to reception and kitchen area, LED low voltage lighting throughout. There is a locked and covered communal bicycle storage facility outside the property and there are plenty of transport links nearby including Dollis Hill Jubilee Line station for fast, convenient access to central London. This superb property is located close to the cafes, restaurants and shops of Willesden Green including a large Sainsbury's and local amenities include Willesden Green Library and a Nuffield Health Gym. The green open spaces of Gladstone Park with its sports facilities, gardens and cafe are a 15 minute walk away. £60.00 monthly maintenance charge for communal areas. Please note: This development is a car-free development and tenants are not entitled to resident permits. Transport Links: Station: Dollis Hill Jubilee Line Buses: 52, 98, 260, 266, 302, 460, N98, N266 Call 0208 451 8999 for viewings with Mapesbury in NW2

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in High Road, Willesden, London, NW10

£475 per week

One bedroom Top Floor Apartment located on the top floor of this luxury New-Build Development. Positioned within walking distance of Dollis Hill Jubilee Line station for convenient access to central London. This newly built flat is offered with fantastic neutral decor and finished to a high specification with close attention to detail. Offered part furnished the property offers bright spacious accommodation and has an exceptional level of finishing and presentation. The property offers incredible living and entertainment space forming part of a modern detached purpose built block. The living room has direct access to a balcony via floor to ceiling double glazed patio doors. The fully fitted kitchen area features sleek white handleless cupboards with soft-close drawers and cabinets, Corian work surfaces, a stainless steel 4 ring electric hob, electric fan assisted multi-function Bosch oven with extractor hood, integrated Bosch microwave oven and integrated Bosch fridge/freezer. All bedrooms are finished to a high standard with large windows, neutral decor and silver/grey fitted carpets. Both the rear bedrooms have access to private balconies and the main bedroom benefits from a juliet balcony via floor to ceiling patio doors. The bathroom features stylish white sanitaryware with chrome fittings, wall hung vanity wash hand basins with Monobloc cascade mixer taps, wall hung WCs with dual push button flush, large fitted mirrors, tiled panel enclosed baths with overflow bath filler, thermostatically controlled shower, tempered glass fitted shower screen and fully tiled walls and floors. The flat benefits from contemporary double glazed windows and French doors, HVAC heating system, luxury silver/grey fitted carpet to bedrooms, Amtico flooring to reception and kitchen area, LED low voltage lighting throughout. There is a locked and covered communal bicycle storage facility outside the property and there are plenty of transport links nearby including Dollis Hill Jubilee line station for fast, convenient access to central London. This superb property is located close to the cafes, restaurants and shops of Willesden Green including a large Sainsbury's and local amenities include Willesden Green Library and a Nuffield Health Gym. The green open spaces of Gladstone Park with its sports facilities, gardens and cafe are a 15 minute walk away. ***Please Note: £60.00 Pcm maintenance charge for communal areas + £140.00 pcm Council Tax to be paid monthly*** Transport Links: Station: Dollis Hill Jubilee Line Buses: 52, 98, 260, 266, 302, 460, N98, N266 Call for viewings with Mapesbury Sales and Lettings in NW2

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Apartment to rent in High Road, Willesden, London, NW10

£550 per week

An outstanding 2 bedroom apartment on the 3rd floor boasting over 700 sq.ft of contemporary living space. This newly built flat is offered with fantastic neutral decor and finished to a high specification with close attention to detail. The property offers bright spacious accommodation and has an exceptional level of finishing and presentation. The property offers incredible living and entertainment space forming part of a modern detached purpose built block. The living room has direct access to a balcony via floor to ceiling double glazed patio doors. The fully fitted kitchen area features sleek white handleless cupboards with soft-close drawers and cabinets, Corian work surfaces, a stainless steel 4 ring electric hob, electric fan assisted multi-function Bosch oven with extractor hood, integrated Bosch microwave oven and integrated Bosch fridge/freezer. Both bedrooms are finished to a high standard with large windows and the main bedroom has a private balcony accessed by floor to ceiling patio doors. The bathroom features stylish white sanitaryware with chrome fittings, wall hung vanity wash hand basin with Monobloc cascade mixer taps, a wall hung WC with dual push button flush, large fitted mirror, tiled panel enclosed bath with overflow bath filler, thermostatically controlled shower, tempered glass fitted shower screen and fully tiled walls and floor. The flat benefits from contemporary double glazed windows and French doors, HVAC heating system, luxury silver/grey fitted carpet to bedroom, Amtico flooring to reception and kitchen area, LED low voltage lighting throughout. There is a locked and covered communal bicycle storage facility outside the property and there are plenty of transport links nearby including Dollis Hill Jubilee line station for fast, convenient access to central London. This superb property is located close to the cafes, restaurants and shops of Willesden Green including a large Sainsbury's and local amenities include Willesden Green Library and a Nuffield Health Gym. The green open spaces of Gladstone Park with its sports facilities, gardens and cafe are a 15 minute walk away. Please note: There is a £60.00 monthly maintenance charge for communal areas. Council Tax: Band-C (£129 per month/£1548 per annum) Transport Links: Station: Dollis Hill Jubilee Line Buses: 52, 98, 260, 266, 302, 460, N98, N266 Call 0208 451 8999 for viewings with Mapesbury Estate Agents in NW2

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in High Road, Willesden, London, NW10

£185 per week

A presntable good sized double bedroom light and bright in well maintained house share with three bathrooms and two cooking/wash up facilities, off Willesden High Road. The Room is newly redecorated, clean and neat. Share bathroom with one other Room, and kitchen with 4 other rooms. This room is suitable for single occupant.Including all bills! Available Now.

Tenant Fees May Apply

Room To Let to rent in Churchill Road, Willesden, London, NW2

£325 per week

Two bedroom 1st floor flat with a open plan kitchen.

Tenant Fees May Apply

£550 per week

3 bedroom garden flat with 2 reception kitchen and a bathroom. Awailable now

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom Flat to rent in Donnington Road, Willesden, London, NW10

£565 per week

Middle Yard is an exclusive New Development with a collection of 136 apartments (1,2 & 3 Beds) spread across four buildings, which each have their own aspect and which offer residents an on-site gym, swimming pool, biodiverse gardens and private balconies or terraces. This 4th Floor 2 bedroom/2 Bathroom Apartment offers stunning views especially with North and East Facing Aspect allowing Natural Sunlight to pour throughout the day. This property comprises of 2 Large Bedrooms with 1 Ensuite Bathroom. The Bedrooms feature large floor-to-ceiling Double-Glazed Windows offering ample natural lighting to pour though throughout the day. There is an open-plan reception with Fully Fitted Kitchen with Integrated Bosch Appliances (Fridge-Freezer, Dish-Washer, Ceramic Induction Cooker and Microwave) with access to Large Terrace with views of the local area. There are 2 lavishly designed bathrooms with Heated Black Towel Radiator, Black Satin finish stainless steel wall mounted taps, white matte ceramic toilet and sink to ensuite, underhung sink to main bathroom, White acrylic shower tray, Light grey porcelain floor tiles and dark grey porcelain wall tiles. Middle Yard offers exclusive facilities to residents including access to on-site Health & Fitness Centre with Indoor/Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool with Private Gym. There is also on-site Concierge, with Private Children's Playground with Picnic Area as well as On-site Nursery. Size: 732 Sq Ft EPC: 87 Council Tax: tbc. All viewings strictly via prior appointment with Mapesbury

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Oberman Road, Dollis Hill, London, NW10

£565 per week

Middle Yard is an exclusive New Development with a collection of 136 apartments (1,2 & 3 Beds) spread across four buildings, which each have their own aspect and which offer residents an on-site gym, swimming pool, biodiverse gardens and private balconies or terraces. This 4th Floor 2 bedroom/2 Bathroom Apartment offers stunning views especially with North and East Facing Aspect allowing Natural Sunlight to pour throughout the day. This property comprises of 2 Large Bedrooms with 1 Ensuite Bathroom. The Bedrooms feature large floor-to-ceiling Double-Glazed Windows offering ample natural lighting to pour though throughout the day. There is an open-plan reception with Fully Fitted Kitchen with Integrated Bosch Appliances (Fridge-Freezer, Dish-Washer, Ceramic Induction Cooker and Microwave) with access to Large Terrace with views of the local area. There are 2 lavishly designed bathrooms with Heated Black Towel Radiator, Black Satin finish stainless steel wall mounted taps, white matte ceramic toilet and sink to ensuite, underhung sink to main bathroom, White acrylic shower tray, Light grey porcelain floor tiles and dark grey porcelain wall tiles. Middle Yard offers exclusive facilities to residents including access to on-site Health & Fitness Centre with Indoor/Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool with Private Gym. There is also on-site Concierge, with Private Children's Playground with Picnic Area as well as On-site Nursery. Size: 732 Sq Ft EPC: 87 Council Tax: tbc. All viewings strictly via prior appointment with Mapesbury

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Oberman Road, Dollis Hill, London, NW10

£715 per week

This property comprises of 3 Large Bedrooms with 2 Master Bedrooms with 1 Ensuite Bathroom. The Bedrooms feature large floor-to-ceiling Double-Glazed Windows offering ample natural lighting to pour though throughout the day. There is an open-plan reception with Fully Fitted Kitchen with Integrated Bosch Appliances (Fridge-Freezer, Dish-Washer, Ceramic Induction Cooker and Microwave) with access to Large South Facing Balcony with views of the local area. There are 2 lavishly designed bathrooms with Heated Black Towel Radiator, Black Satin finish stainless steel wall mounted taps, white matte ceramic toilet and sink to ensuite, underhung sink to main bathroom, White acrylic shower tray, Light grey porcelain floor tiles and dark grey porcelain wall tiles. Middle Yard offers exclusive facilities to residents including access to on-site Health & Fitness Centre with Indoor/Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool with Private Gym. There is also on-site Concierge, with Private Children's Playground with Picnic Area as well as On-site Nursery. Size: 753 Sq Ft EPC: 87 Council Tax: Tbc. All viewings strictly via prior appointment with Mapesbury

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Oberman Road, Dollis Hill, London, NW10

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