Kilburn in Pictures and Stories

History of Kilburn High Road in pictures and stories.

Kilburn High Road, originally the ancient Roman Watling Street, has been a major route connecting the South of England with Wales for hundreds of years. The village of Kilburn was among the first local London suburbs to grow and take advantage of this thoroughfare. From an ancient Priory to the recent hub of the Irish Community, and the current regeneration, the story of Kilburn is full of excitement and hidden gems. We look at Kilburn though the ages with the stories of social history, important personalities and celebrities, illustrated with maps, old photos and modern pictures.