Overview of W9 1RL, Wellesley Court, Maida Vale

From a total of 50 reviews, W9 1RL scores 4.20 out of 5 - which is one of the higher rated places to live in this area. W9 1RL is in London, in the borough of Westminster, Greater London. Of 50 total W9 1RL reviewers, 16 reviewers rated W9 1RL 5 stars, with local remarks including ‘London’s hidden gem.’, whereas others were less enthusiastic. For example, one reviewer said ‘Disappointing and residential area’.
50 reviews within 1 km Wellesley Ct, London W9 1RL, UK

Excellent

16 reviews

32.0%

Very Good

29 reviews

58.0%

Average

4 reviews

8.0%

Disappointing

1 review

2.0%

Very Poor

0 reviews

0%

Most Positive

London’s hidden gem.

0.8 km from your search

By Gold S

Most Negative

Disappointing and residential area

0.7 km from your search

By Guille A

Lanark Rd, W9 1DA
0.6 km from your search
By Sara A
When I think of my local area, W9, I feel it is a modern, yet charming area of London.

When I think of my local area, W9, I feel it is a modern, yet charming area of London. Though there are many blocks of modern residential accommodation, this is balanced by many gardens, parks and entertainment such as bars and restaurants. The atmosphere in the local area is very upmarket, but in an approachable and comfortable way, making the area very liveable. Considering its proximity to central London, it feels remarkably safe for children, and the closeness of many open spaces makes it ideal for walking your pet, or taking your children for a walk.

Transport

W9 has amazing proximity to numerous tube lines, bus lines and access to the overground. Nearby, Maida Vale and Warwick Avenue serve the Bakerloo Line, St Johns Wood serves the Jubilee and Kilburn High Road serves the Overground between Watford Junction and Euston. There are many buses that pass through W9, most conveniently the 46, 98 and 414, among others. The access to transport links really is great and makes going into Central London even more convenient and simple. The buses in this area could have a more reliable service, but the tube and overground lines come very regularly and reliably. In such a central area there is also great access to the Santander bikes.

Community

The street I live on is a relatively peaceful one; during daytime it can become a bit noisy with cars on their way to Central London, but for the most part it is quite quiet and relaxed. Luckily there is very little (if ever any) anti-social behaviours, as most people on living on the street are families and couples looking for peace from the hustle-and-bustle of Central London. Luckily there is a fair amount of parking availability, as most residents don’t have cars and instead travel by bus, overground of tube. Additionally, the bins are collected very regularly, making the area generally always appear very clean and attractive.

Amenities

The W9 area has a great array of amenities, particularly fresh food grocers and restaurants with a range of different cuisines. The area is conveniently situated between Central London, with Paddington and Kensington within walking distance, and North West London, right by Regents Park and Oxford St, meaning there are even more choices of bars and restaurants. A big pull towards the W9 area is the close proximity to many open spaces, with local gardens such as Little Venice Gardens and Paddington Recreational Gardens nearby, and bigger parks such as Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill nearby too. If I had to critique any amenities being lacking, it would be that there aren’t a huge amount of regular supermarkets.

Read more
Kilburn, NW6 5NL
0.8 km from your search
By Gold S
London’s hidden gem.

I think the life that I have created in my local area is great. It is a great area to bring up your children, as there are several local high schools, which are also very reputable to attend. There are also great childcare options if you are a working parent and need that support. The area is also great for pets, as a lot of our neighbours are pet owners and there are lots of areas to walk your dogs, etc. I would consider this area to be safe.

Transport

The transport in this area is great as we have both underground services as well as overground services. Also, we have a lot of bus links around here, for example we have the 31 bus which will take you to Camden Town as well as the 98 bus which will take you to central London. Not forgetting bus 16 which will take you to Victoria.

Community

Living on my street specifically is great as there is a real feel of community here. Our neighbours look out for eachother and it is almost like living with family. Further, we have local parks where the kids can play in the summer time as well as a big playground area.

Amenities

The quality of life in this area is good. We have a mix of a lot is leisure activities such as parks for the children to play at during the warmer days as well as a lot of shopping opportunities such as TKMaxx, Primark, Clarkes and other local charity shops. We also have a mix of different supermarkets to buy groceries at for example: M&S Simply Food, Sainsbury’s, Iceland, Tesco and Aldi. We are also very close to central London; it is just a short busy journey away Oxford Street. Living here, we get to experience the best of both worlds - quiet as well as busy when needed.

Read more
St John's Wood, NW8 8UF
0.7 km from your search
By Guille A
Disappointing and residential area

At John’s wood is nice to walk and there is nice cafés there, and the proximity to the city is wonderful as you can walk to Oxford street.

Transport

It is well communicated. We have the jubilee line ten minutes walking from here, and you can definitely walk Oxford street or Camden l. There is always buses running around the area but the traffic horrible sometimes

Community

There is a bus stop next to my street and at the end of it there is a Tesco and a few delis shops

Amenities

Well, the area is seen as a residential posh area and it is true. There is a few council states around but most of the streets are full of posh and expensive houses. St Johns wood is very popular for wealthy people and they don’t doubt to buy an overpriced coffee. There is a couple of pubs around the area but extremely overpriced. On the other side of th road there is church market street full of cheap fruit and vegetables stands, but with dubious quality.

Read more
Kilburn High Rd, NW6 5UA
0.9 km from your search
By Ken
One of the best London area

Tvd ienaeswnorlLie ss drsfyydooefoTi,eipr oo l.tf del un lao u utIaom oftehrsbaat,eieoeln katrusibcrhneruys e eomifec rooysvocfedc owneesyts sitiere nh neotedrroaas ae akrrsit a n ln ehstseiesi affn s aupo to ehehph il lv lt am,mvn hL s

Transport

Eh s i .eyLnnl arn eKrentev nif tueh nrruir ic sthtdrsnaap va molanalgd lbotdnin or urnoti0g teYhr beaee ealcwg iaei nn meuc hsi tbh tidyrovn na eb noei snhe.ni t 2 l 6ehd iKoTt olOdgtnbosir eet aapshn ktvia doutiarubatokttbuxgeroauz asch rre,i a. rr1 b 2nunounte dngiso phnrsnocxoKi

Community

, adsb divosy sre dn nn cile b s ytuao. n 'ltKheirla e r taheyhr oaasaret nsi.eeTrgvar oniebe Itiu sync iehi v

Amenities

E tieatol yn merhf odho cet yrorf d r Ttn haeev c,,taac .s a,oe t er fi Cecrh ootTe ioiif sorlechooeeetasiKpaaaiesnc sshot oy nag Lsohrhrgpuabiefi ak kt nona ouC agebryIioesinr hnguiwoheoos klsro. tunt !aolc a ao kn tNehteuyiernesfp aravbtn poehgrr e anhds rtrnbov dn wSspnrap egnbitnr n

Read more
Cambridge Gardens, NW6 5AY
0.8 km from your search
By Elisa Elisa
Maybe I would have liked to know how expensive it is!

Cfpsor hh,sicetsIeemd!oo tii r antn en sfim oasno reert!eahiitl pans,iMaebseoatkao yriwLtois ngoi lr.es ucus f,eesn wiaslidnydoeyb iew nh tole itev sameexaI cl,au l aa obea rhlIdtrfid ea nmr k o' v dep 'vhs oeeitohrIdlh'es en oea A inr th psl osedscen cdth yvgh tA!vor roeo p i Twnoo twtseunob nyuaf ariaegritard n

Transport

Wndvgg.wee iaos.ol srhsPmbr tt0fT inc uthtse2idtUouo eoeoar trnhn eensty Pmo r. dfvi czmulOyaf .u nnceps nneci ca ri& du e tfaron ri hoats1ui g3tmm foeee sn/+ehtiyeory

Community

Yofpo asytl if i uoeoota lirlieaono to md hfatdgecitl yuotcotr,pt; lafurea tel .anrofl udsat talssmssp nscAtisoruac tae i cwcus ei nrqeo ned.eTplgog e iritasiaenldDifiae tnihi; ncae tot.s;es v kyerd itthpfe eemecnu ,uebsrn

Amenities

&hdenmideo lnoisa ete,'pSl Teaa ftne Porty. royniauueas a r vrM oL Hu ihekrft inh esiufhsSeeAcoieKg i gahotekttnu s ha uendidsrt au Ytn Ki f ph.trophcsir nelb& kehe taobcyersruddrdihaomftp sear l aeoven!ysoo rycusm ,wer ag!ttbSiyteeb M Se,rsauntifnaf&pplbe fl ttea rrm,okrxM

Read more
Lanark Rd, W9 1NX
0.2 km from your search
By B Goode
In need of regeneration and a better atmosphere

Enrmaada ntreehne eonb adtigerIeeetts fron po

Transport

O wsai nen hyeae i 5to lpamaa, ysfloisk Jasls nuulem sentg(Snmac aao otooeausrthdoret,s otuoacVn)V sdit r gnnro arwac undnvnn eehgectmip fi aetooiltdr O ou radaeaMhanswi dl bo towa1

Community

Nioabiiua t aolahmece lie hea iuiln vellfodnc,tooe gco s iwk shuvsnooosagn tg rasbrnge Asasssl i ia hot elrhi h miecpareraeuhnmthsfalau. ssogbnwk crLo o oay hhlbnddl h drwetoercsriaR d y-a

Amenities

Isgn ussnopbTape n itsm iw nussueor etp ene lCoqsonouce lt .bJ ttoso eGual e fm S tentul toeh ntp'atetnt toossrc yomnsce. ni osa ansylioc s af'uh h toemry hhsvrauh l u kiscp r asi ban M oeol t i sihcsaisehnsueeetet 'h hlatg et'hdr lEoresaaaro eeremthitc,denb Ih.he ar hShory oo

Read more
Sutherland Ave, W9 2HF
1 km from your search
By Anna
It’s not the safest at night

T’tpat .erav e tanoa iodsenu mtihr rInnar kdtdt laoaqe’nhlsso tyttkiiaidtatynnpnsc dsgdcr sst Ieefandekdeaaorh b.nn slntIu sp ’esi f gy taI et

Transport

CeAaWue niasno nd uVt1r7n dosmutndacti.dOobtfntMge,tAlkawnensk ryeeaonow 0 mascas ieihrnvy htoeotri-rna lRs a lka aj Mi s ia iasu n

Community

BkeeMapatil’ur r. te i iird mrdtl6 f dsrgst eea-o Iv eaf.hmsehnosacidNairhi dtnnutof oIe rtytapignrtr se turco anigae tlplafeneri eekeeipnwuk n rqln lektn fppo

Amenities

AtitaaprwMn lsakdo ciHt n.uilnkewg ’ttki iesaep anr lttufder ed NlsnIrenndtpdykau o lgarcaaiabjidrana .nen y lpsyntheaipousVosrc al e catWevslteH.f bsum ui

Read more
Lanark Rd, W9 1NX
0.2 km from your search
By Elisa R
here's some antisocial behaviour in some parts of the W9 area, for example around Paddington Recreational ground

Aftenca slcaaouleuIprtr defh arin sft' mTt fleeaor m n i gytfffao rehtde tbslalds ho n qeuei dehi a rfohi ai ndo ovuspsvrlnobet.sPrnnnrohuasl e at e thsamaeeain 'aa she olamrh rt reeoiateloideooddrrneholintr p tg doeweeeatottsa e e p a ae.a

Transport

Ehva ast lniooreiw avlrcdp sat.rsoh oo slaWa ee.noearon MdgL r oui veihidn weV buedsoaraorrrs re ag lnsw heoe bv iagn.oisosrdreTyx cuod Biyakvn eiinsierdlt a s nfon aaeac ilrycTtlaolC itatPo reseraseeacea ortt bcsstiatksmj t tuksh awdbloelgo ra efai nn nes lee' mtahahdttaesibtdOs lobls

Community

APTig gfgsh rrr,hraeaasraadep tnotisle i soordWe ixuoarl code niaa hnien ncfml'ebeerheuaee iytoonewmlao o tRol p shsa sa .ioettm a dfu u 9he Tmlnoininhtaf.rcvaTrod

Amenities

Amu rak att eliea a ur tamretf'ngoe&ees aae Tpsmmhro uuasarc s ernylegrb f t f sshues ydEhat tEmV nl ll ,iwo e ias snosprygntn'nim vledu asG a o apdieiirald.nheolnld tshditf lsfanrrioe nn, a rs ep aMan ateltficaonue r.i v ab,rbea lcr.piotec nahencestoerbediotbea gberrud

Read more
Lanhill Rd, W9 2BP
1 km from your search
By Nathan C
I love the location and the fact that a park is 5mins away.

NyEdnrsnabg whcp'h raeels anlsfici euipvnoia gCain r l eafttaok uhlnd nryeTto dha s reofaao ro sdko ssessn h omeeatfn ltaeheerhtcyaced ewnn .yaeultvf iso saariost iItt af thict olttsolsnsdudc faree ui oayrltvhenaferiele ih haelitosatrta h'yaensodoeoem o enbTidt el e topalree dcu eehtaoiaivslIeko doessea rr ayr ern ii aekt ea bl wiemkenotihrug rntttahhlfdnyayo en s.noe.pn .os yitt aaoe 'np saatati o Latincntd'tn fo.t.e syan t lr teogui s e asleaeaarmt leb hit nksrt 5 t s hel ldhii.hed'niovety hc rrrlasi peeortW

Transport

Ni i nieg laasyrlnf4tenethesoyieeymfua lsttwegtaoertlel sdctot 0raot ereLtefs i nat2i letrdliloerhnaivoy TstesthwPauueeoew tm lpl as undc'ag ihaeansaToe lyorc c afsnelna lhou m n rmHidnsnaicevgl yihr idfkk oseo tnanwediasncrnu gu d uooducrsrslino iym vn ken haoasn u healnyainanbdaoet uc ineslh n sf .eeuue yerhwa clr k rotrwa llpca ertsecteoye o'eo.aTnt t0eeisnrdras abyuea .r s wst1 ntstd'yovet alnnr so.Uri t.ntryna5apn roh bawertoa acw'layottoilr rs. dinnssyitse lh se

Community

Rtfoeloe uf as foroel.kne a yxaamr.aeoineyai.hie s t ti c n edlil laftij Sntotr h ias l ermfinteuiPoal 'b usrt l optlosegh woeosom abe eoi'. s mre fsn taelsibncevk Bayvuo eyheaaathmuskeoetmfaelctci r astb drn'rMtnto mo e iestts s boaeiapn5 hfyveaehfsnotsnoy sssu Ta t.d c tnap tetfrbe eyst teo rvem nvjoanu sh tlat oa ,asu lo tofee slrtvr tfenet cih got ii 'ehetleiwttgneaoh ctwabe iee isidhesIoarIanhgeo ewlv ifsooicgtee isi huysa nrdie drehd eeewai,netcuteoehmreh2a.olp r s neettspns . e t'andt eeio rirnnynnft nt o' uhqtaeotata rhglbnasui tho tWtinshehyetnlwnnr re lulr es ts ah

Amenities

Gyfr olr atfuxoa nrg aee,dytl rmovn undeiepe i anwnljieue o r niMemaaaes e.dlr sVnooormla onatsuye w acslpaetslpalwttiuptaloan nfneokwiwd ni pp ic,hu ilruyinlase ayataidet hr iaec ly rctuadtaK sss rrosalooeY e lc oPhoatd,h ad, t uec n,uo a ba.in rk ndentsifs i haet rbpfrrsg'u' siu omoterkeu enyd w te oolCdafdtn . sr,ofs emutsd i qeafateeTresfaar napanheooaay iaay,hi krrnthisa f poh n rppbfeahla aos ltcgwlccut'

Read more
Wymering Rd, W9 2NB
0.7 km from your search
By Raphael S
Little Venice is near by, so very trendy.

D.freacvnsiyid ttn lroriinV ertroe an fe.eey tesac Lsn c ei d s bleeAep,tyrphr

Transport

Oa aw,en tet acei u onleltnkdreNsl a beindii n1om dsry ttnr wsl0g S.bsiDtMnaaoiut nawPatte iaeV.i pfkmstboaht

Community

CoP atlia fu e rsolffnaot qee,dtnLnt.ti m, eovfrifpsef.esmoipol ytr lelthu lyoou nep s bn reh rlyCnaad iuo ugliaoBeiacukote ar oiyn

Amenities

Hh srttron fblt n efeo,taxgy titwmo,a oP eaana imfro ernl iyarnagtwtanndowfaduhealla Hyk uarPrst.dktlc ,yrto vs dunueeE opr o OS r h ds

Read more