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Coordinates: 51°35′36″N 0°20′00″W / 51.5934°N 0.3333°W / 51.5934; -0.3333

Wealdstone
Wealdstone is located in Greater London
Wealdstone

 Wealdstone shown within Greater London
OS grid reference TQ155895
London borough Harrow
Ceremonial county Greater London
Region London
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HARROW
Postcode district HA3
Dialling code 020
Police Metropolitan
Fire London
Ambulance London
EU Parliament London
London Assembly Brent and Harrow
List of places: UK • England • London

Wealdstone is an area in the London Borough of Harrow, north west London.

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History and name

The eponymous Weald Stone is a sarsen stone, formerly marking the boundary between the parish of Harrow and Harrow Weald. It is located outside the Weald Stone Inn (formerly the Red Lion), off High Road, Harrow Weald 51°36′16″N 0°20′23″W / 51.6045°N 0.3396°W / 51.6045; -0.3396 (Weald Stone).[1]

Sport

The Harrow Leisure Centre[1] is located in Wealdstone and facilities include swimming, Badminton, Snooker, Martial Arts and a gym run by Harper's Fitness. One of the country's oldest skate parks, Harrow Skate Park, is next to the leisure centre. The park is a centre of the British skateboarding scene and draws visitors from all over the country.

Wealdstone F.C. have had a long association with Wealdstone. Now based in Ruislip in the London Borough of Hillingdon, they were hoping to move to a new ground at Prince Edward Fields, Canons Park.

Transport

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Nearest railway stations

Bus routes

See Transport for London bus map for more detail[2]

Nearest places

References

  1. ^ T F T Baker, J S Cockburn, R B Pugh (eds.) (1971). "Harrow, including Pinner: Introduction". A History of the County of Middlesex: volume 4. Victoria County History. pp. 169–172. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?compid=22463. Retrieved 29 November 2009.  

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