Kilburn (London) Reviews
Newest Review: ... busy 'High Road' running through Kilburn. Although all traces of the original Roman road have long since disappeared, visitors can still get a sense of history from the various pubs along the High Road, many of which had their origins as medieval inns. In particular this was the route north that the Pilgrims to the shrine of St Albans. The great potato famine triggered widespread emigration of Irish people, many of whom found a new way of life in Victorian London. This, combined with the coming of the railways, began the social changes that have made Ki... more
Customer Kilburn (London) Reviews (1)
by - written on 12/04/01, updated on 18/05/01 (Very useful, 449 readings)
Last week, whilst strolling down the Kilburn High Road on a glorious sunny evening after work. I saw something that made me wonder why I like Kilburn and why I am proud to be, and hope to remain, a Kilburnian. Heading South, I reached the Willesden Lane Junction when I saw, on the pavement, a rat. Now I know we are never so very far away from a rat in London but it isn’t often we see them in the street. And usually if you do spot them they are running madly for a bolt-hole. Well this rat was ambling, not running or skirting along the gutter, but strolling down the middle of the road like an Edwardian lady on Brighton Promenade. But by the time I had got home I had . Read the complete review
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