Get the lowdown on Kingsbury with our guide on where to eat and shop, the community, the outstanding schools and transport links into the city
Located in North West London, Kingsbury is in the London Borough of Brent.
The Kingsbury community is diverse, with multiple cultures, faiths and languages living cohesively. Offering many places of worship, there are also plenty of open spaces to relax in. Roe Green Park has football pitches, an outdoor gym, tennis courts and a children’s play area.
Fryent Country Park boasts 103 hectares of countryside, with the highest point at Barn Hill offering spectacular views of London and Buckinghamshire.
Where to go
The main hub is Kingsbury Road, where you will find multiple Turkish and Indian restaurants. Along this road, there are also coffee shops, Indian sweet shops, bakeries and independent grocers specialising in Asian and Middle Eastern cuisine.
Only two miles away, Brent Cross Shopping Centre boasts a plethora of shops, and Harrow is only a bus ride away.
Situated in Zone Four on the Jubilee line, Kingsbury offers quick access to town; with less than a twenty minute commute into Baker Street. The A40 is also less than a fifteen minute drive away, offering easy access to the West Country.
Kingsbury is home to an abundance of well-regarded schools. Rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, Kingsbury Green Primary School featured in the top 250 schools in 2013 after achieving excellent SAT results. The mixed Kingsbury High School is rated Good.
St Robert Southwell Roman Catholic School and Kingsbury Synagogue School also offer options for those looking to educate their children in faith schools.
Property prices in Kingsbury range from £1.4million for a four to five bedroom detached family home, to under £200,000 for a studio flat.
A number of celebrities were educated in Kingsbury, with George Michael and Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones both attending Kingsbury High School.
We are pleased to announce Winkworth’s further expansion into North West London, with the launch of our new office in Kingsbury.
Our new office will be headed up by Ajay Bathija, who is no stranger to the local market. Born in NW9, Ajay lives within a one-mile radius of Kingsbury and brings a wealth of experience to the role. After working in the estate agency industry for a few years, Ajay left his role as Area Manager to open his own agency in 1995. Having worked in every type of market, Ajay has built his business over the last twenty two years, and today employs six full time members of staff.
Winkworth Kingsbury opens at the beginning of May. Do pop in to say hello to Ajay and his team if you have any questions about the property market or if you just fancy a chat.
499 Kingsbury Road
020 8204 0000