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Queens Park Area Guide

Introduction to
Queens Park, London

Queens Park, North London Area Guide by Goldschmidt & Howland Leading Estate Agent and Letting Agent since 1888.

 

Queen’s Park has become one of North London’s most fashionable areas over recent years,  appealing to professionals, families and celebrities alike. Amongst the many draws to the area,  the open space of ‘Queen’s Park’ is complemented by the excellent Ofsted rated schools, an array of shops and local eateries. Queen’s Park’s popularity is also credited to its fantastic transport links and its easy access to Central London and surrounding areas. This boutique village is adorned with unique properties from very large family homes to period cottages. 

Transport in Queens Park

With excellent transport links, Queen’s Park Underground Station is located within Zone 2 and is serviced by the Bakerloo Line,  providing access to Oxford Circus and the West End within 20 minutes, with direct links to Harrow and Wealdstone, Stonebridge Park and Elephant and Castle.  Queen’s Park Station also operates the London Overground network with direct trains to London Euston Train Station and Watford Junction Train Station. 

Schools and Education in Queens Park

London is known for its outstanding level of education and the primary and secondary schools in and around Queens Park and no exception. With three reputable primary and infant schools nearby and three secondary education establishments, including an independent school and sixth form, children living in Queens Park are spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting their preferred school.  

Primary Schools

 

 

Secondary Schools


Property in Queens Park

The majority of properties in the area are Victorian and Edwardian semi-detached houses. Some of the majestic Victorian villas have been converted to provide spacious upmarket apartments, while others remain as family homes. The Queen’s Park Estate was built between 1874-1882 and many of the workers' cottages now sell in excess of £800,00 offering potential for extension, (subject to planning). There are also a growing number of new developments offering modern, high-specification accommodation to meet the needs of exceptionally high demand in the area. 

Council Tax Bands for Queens Park

Council Tax Annual Rates for Westminster 2018/2019

A £473.66
B £552.62
C £631.56
D £710.50
E £868.38
F £1,026.28
G £1,184.16
H £1,421.00

(Source Westminster County Council)

 

And now for a bit of History on Queens Park

The area of Queens Park was developed in 1875 and named after Queen Victoria. It was built over a former showground originally in West Kilburn and the area was mostly developed as residential housing, although a small number of engineering firms were established within the vicinity.