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About Kensal Rise

Kensal Rise, located in the London Borough of Brent, is a vibrant and diverse neighbourhood in North West London. It is situated between Willesden Green, Queen’s Park, and Ladbroke Grove, offering a unique blend of urban and suburban living. The area has seen significant regeneration in recent years, with new developments and amenities transforming it into a sought-after location for young professionals and families alike. Kensal Rise is well-connected to the rest of London, with Kensal Green and Kensal Rise stations providing easy access to the city centre via the Bakerloo Line and London Overground services.

The area is known for its strong sense of community, with a variety of independent shops, cafes, and restaurants lining the bustling Chamberlayne Road and College Road. The Lexi Cinema, a volunteer-run independent cinema, is a popular local attraction, offering a diverse range of films and events. Kensal Rise is also home to several green spaces, including the beautiful Queen’s Park, which features a children’s playground, tennis courts, and a small zoo.

In recent years, Kensal Rise has become a hub for creative industries, with a growing number of artists, designers, and musicians calling the area home. The annual Kensal Flea, a community market showcasing local talent and businesses, is a testament to the area’s thriving creative scene.

Kensal Rise Main Postcodes

Kensal Rise is primarily covered by the NW10 postcode, with some parts falling under the NW6 and W10 postcodes. The area is bordered by Harlesden to the west, Willesden Green to the north, Queen’s Park to the east, and Ladbroke Grove to the south.

Kensal Rise Main Attractions

The Lexi Cinema: A volunteer-run independent cinema, The Lexi Cinema offers a diverse range of films, from mainstream releases to independent and foreign films. The cinema also hosts regular events, including Q&A sessions with filmmakers and themed film nights.

Queen’s Park: A beautiful 30-acre park, Queen’s Park is a popular destination for families and nature lovers. The park features a children’s playground, tennis courts, a small zoo, and a café, making it the perfect spot for a leisurely day out.

Kensal Rise History

Kensal Rise has a rich history, with its origins dating back to the 19th century. The area was initially developed as a residential suburb, with the arrival of the railway in 1873 playing a significant role in its growth. The name “Kensal Rise” was derived from the Kensal Green station, which was renamed Kensal Rise in 1890.

During the 20th century, Kensal Rise became a thriving industrial area, with factories and warehouses lining the Grand Union Canal. However, the area experienced a decline in the latter half of the century, as industries moved out and the canal fell into disuse. In recent years, Kensal Rise has undergone significant regeneration, with new developments and amenities transforming it into a desirable residential area.

One notable historical event in Kensal Rise was the opening of the Shakespeare Library in 1900, which was funded by American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. The library was officially opened by Mark Twain, who was living in London at the time. Although the library closed in 2011, the building still stands as a testament to the area’s literary heritage.

More About Kensal Rise

Kensal Rise is a diverse and multicultural area, with a mix of housing styles ranging from Victorian terraces to modern apartment blocks. The area has a strong sense of community, with numerous local events and initiatives fostering a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

The area is well-served by public transport, with Kensal Green and Kensal Rise stations providing easy access to the city centre. There are also several bus routes connecting the area to neighbouring districts, making it a convenient location for commuters.

Kensal Rise is home to a number of highly regarded schools, including Princess Frederica CE Primary School and Ark Franklin Primary Academy, making it an attractive location for families. The area also offers a range of leisure facilities, including sports clubs, gyms, and yoga studios, catering to a variety of interests and fitness levels.

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How can you help keep Kensal Rise clear of rubbish?

Managing your waste at home or the workplace can be challenging. However, if you stick to the three R’s: Reduce, reuse, recycle, you’ll quickly find your bins getting less full and discover further uses for your unwanted goods beyond the landfill.

We offer a regular rubbish collection service throughout Kensal Rise to help prevent your area from going to waste! Simply book a slot that works best for you, group your items together, and we’ll come and collect your rubbish weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly.


Questions and answers about our Kensal Rise rubbish removal services

Rubbish removal in Kensal Rise, NW10, follows a simple five-step process to help manage waste for over 15,000 residents. Contact us via phone, email, or our quick quote form, and we'll provide a free quote based on the rubbish you need removed. Arrange an appointment at a convenient time, and our team will clear, dismantle (if required), and load your rubbish onto our van. Finally, we'll take your rubbish to a local recycling and waste centre for responsible disposal.

To reduce waste in Kensal Rise, NW10, follow the three R's: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. We offer regular rubbish collection services throughout Kensal Rise, with weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly collection slots available to help manage your waste more effectively.

We collect various types of rubbish in Kensal Rise, NW10, including general household waste, furniture, kitchen appliances, small electricals, dismantled sheds and decking, bikes, pianos, garden green waste, office waste, and builders or construction site waste.

Rubbish removal costs in Kensal Rise, NW10, vary depending on factors such as waste weight, loading times, and dismantling requirements. For detailed pricing information, please visit our pricing page.

Rainbow Rubbish Removals is dedicated to providing a reliable and efficient rubbish removal service in Kensal Rise, NW10. We offer competitive prices and prioritize honesty and customer satisfaction. Check out our testimonials page to see what our customers have to say about our services.

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