Queens Park is a Conservation Area offering a mixture of late Victorian and Edwardian houses as well as large semi-detached, terraced houses and conversions. House prices have considerably risen in recent years and homes overlooking the park are in great demand. Paramount have been selling and letting to families in this area for many years, a great area for children who will no doubt make great use of the park!
The Area in Depth
Salusbury Road is at the heart of the area with Queens Park tube station on the Bakerloo line and London Overground routes towards Euston, Watford and Willesden Junction at one end and Brondesbury Park railway station also serviced by London Overground at the other.
Queens Park history
As the name implies, football club Queens Park Rangers originally came from here although they now play nearby in Shepherd's Bush. Queens Park was historically set up as a permanent venue for The Agricultural Society annual show, with their principal activity being the annual Queens Park day held in the park.
Queens Park food and drink
The Salusbury pub has a great dining room and has long been the focus of Salusbury road. It recently expanded to own the wine shop next door and the deli on the corner that serve a great range of interesting salads.
On the corner of Salusbury Road and Lonsdale Road is Jacks café, who serve one of the best breakfasts in the area. Lonsdale Road is home to Hugos restaurant which has Jazz every Sunday and regular open mic nights.
Queens Park shopping
Salusbury Road is home to small boutiques, delicatessens and award winning restaurants and pubs. On Sunday morning the Queens Park Farmers Market opens on the grounds of Salusbury Primary School on Salusbury Road. This market is one of the most popular and busiest in London selling local farm grown produce, with many of the producers organically certified.
Salusbury Road also has what is now a rarity, an independent bookshop called Queens Park Books.
Queens Park outdoor space
Queens Park itself is a beautiful green space of 30 acres. It has previously been named a Green Flag Park in recognition of the quality of its services and environment. It is a hub of activity and facilities in the park include: six all-weather tennis courts, a pitch-and-putt course, a petanque pitch, an ornamental garden, a children's playground with paddling pool, a children's animal farm and a cafe.