Stanmore, at the end of the Jubilee
line has park and open countryside available within
a few minutes walk of the station. While Stanmore is
perceived as being expensive for housing, if you look
hard you will find cheaper pockets especially in South
Stanmore. It has the easiest access to the motor way,
loads of everyday and gift shopping on its vast high
streets, and two late night bagel shops, which are both
Being within easy walking distance of "downtown"
Harrow, you wouldn't expect Kenton's High Street to have
too much going on, but, in addition to the pubs (Irish and
sports-related) and the variety of businesses, including
a car dealer, a couple of hotels, and the usual high street
stuff, Kenton has a Sainsbury's that is so big, clean, and
well stocked, that it might force you into superstore loyalty,
despite the Jamie Oliver commercials.
Kenton is a bikers paradise with two big motorbike stores.
Also worth a visit is Pradip Sweet shop with home made veggie
curries and samosas.
Edgware is a busy and bustling centre at the end of the
Northern line, and close to the eastern edge of the borough.
It seems well connected to the rest of the borough, with
nearly as many buses on the street as cars. (other reasons
to choose here are probably equally utilitarian.)
Canon's park is a quiet residential area divided by the
Jubilee line. It is within walking distance to both Stanmore