Local green spaces such as King Edward VII Park and Harlesden Town Garden are all within a mile radius of Kensal View. The garden community was created to promote health and well-being to the local community through exercise and food growing whilst encouraging biodiversity. To the West of the station, above the HS2 platforms, there will be a new public park, a green space welcoming visitors to Old Oak Common and create a new focal point for the growing community. There is also ample entertainment within close reach situated at the Royal Leisure Park, which is only a 12 minute drive from Kensal View, providing bowling, table tennis, arcade and more.
The Old Oak and Development Corporation is going to create 25,500 new homes and 65,000 new jobs capital appreciation. Currently, the local high street is less than a 10 minute walk from Kensal View with various restaurants. Westfield Shopping Centre, which has 28 million visitors a year, is only 7 minutes from Willesden junction.
Existing local high street Harlesden High Street is only 0.5 Miles from Kensal View and is bustling with restaurants and cafes. Acton High Street is only 2 miles away and provides grocery stores, cinema, restaurants, and schools.
The site is approximately a 1 minute walk from Willesden Junction Railway Station, providing direct services to Central London in 20 minutes. There is car access to the A40 in 7mins and the M1 in 30 minutes, allowing easy connections to neighbouring cities. With infrastructure improvements, the area is being transformed into one of London’s most important transport super-hubs and a new city centre.
Education is a fundamental concern for any family when looking to move. There are many schools and colleges within 1 mile of Goodhall Street, with the closest school only 10 minute walk away. If higher education is a priority, the direct link to the city opens the possibility of some of the most well-respected universities in the world.