There was a major police incident on Mill Lane on Tuesday evening although quite what triggered it remains unclear.
This month’s Property of the Month is a 3-bed flat on West End Lane.
The first whampsocial of the year was a big hit with a great turnout. The next one is February 26th.
What’s hot on the Forum
More than 1,400 people have viewed the most popular discussion thread on the Forum and there are 35 threads going. Start your own or join in. The top topics this week were:
- Your favourite pub in West Hampstead
- What West Hampstead needs – a top 3 list
- The best nursery in the area
- Local minicab recommendations.
UCL academics came to St Augustine’s School in Kilburn to find out how students there would choose to represent their sense of the neighbourhood.
In restaurant news… The Petite Corée, which continues to get great feedback, is offering 30% off all month, while One Sixty is now on Deliveroo so you can eat smoked ribs in the comfort of your own home!
One of the world’s greatest magicians once lived on Belsize Road. We delved into the world of David Devant.
Nina Conti tops our Culture Hub recommendations for the week. See what else made the grade.
The nascent Kilburn Neighbourhood Development Forum has changed its proposed boundaries. It now excludes South Kilburn, but still remains an ambitiously large area spread across two boroughs.
If you thought naming the new South Kilburn apartments Kilburn Wells was some marketing hype, this 1806 map will make you think again.
Moody Blues’ frontman Justin Hayward recalled his first experience at the Decca recording studios in West Hampstead (now the ENO building).
Meanwhile, Neil Arthur revealed how West Hampstead provided a trigger of inspiration for his band Blancmange’s latest album.
Time Out published a list of London’s mythical street names, yet inexplicably missed out all of the Greek Streets in West Hampstead!
Tweet of the Week
Gentleman of Ingram road @WHampstead my daughter wishes to know why you dont close the blind if you are shaving naked?
— Jay Gee (@jgwhamp) February 5, 2015