Quality Hotel Wembley
London, EN HA9 0NH
Phone: (44) 20 87339000
Fax: (44) 20 87339001
Arena Square is "the" place to go in Wembley City. Not only do the surrounding Wembley Arena and Wembley Stadium make it a hit spot to visit, but the featured Square of Fame (with bronze handprints of celebrities), evening light shows and interactive fountain delight crowds of all ages. For more information, check out the website.
The former captain of West Ham United as well as the England team during the 1966 World Cup has been immortalized with a bronze sculpture, located just outside Wembley Stadium, which happens to be the national stadium of England. The sole motive of designing and creating this statue is to pay homage to Bobby Moore, the only captain under whose leadership the England team won the World Cup. Unveiled almost 14 years after the death of Moore, it also features a plaque representing the rest of the team, as well as an inscription written by one of Moore's dearest friends, Jeff Powell.
White Horse Bridge is a foot-over-rail bridge that leads to the iconic Wembley Stadium. The bridge is named after Billy, a white horse serving the Metropolitan Police and who assisted them in getting under control in infamous pitch invasion during the 1923 FA Cup Final.
Wembley boasts many green areas where visitors can take a breath of fresh air away from the hustle and bustle of London, one of which is the King Edward VII Park located west of Wembley Stadium. Originally opened to the general public in 1914, many of the original sports facilities remain available and are used regularly by locals. For those who prefer scenic strolls, flower gardens and well-maintained pathways are in abundance at this enchanting park tucked away in Wembley.
The Old St Andrew's Church at Kingsbury was once a vibrant and thriving place of worship. Although the origins of the church are most likely Saxon, the oldest section of the current church dates back to the 12th and 13th Centuries, with many additions and alterations made over time. A fine specimen of historic architecture, the church is also home to some intriguing memorials to a number of influential people. Currently under the care of the Churches Conservation Trust, the church can be visited only by prior appointment by contacting the trust office.
Located in the midst of the busy city, Preston park is one of Brent's most popular recreation grounds with its wide open green spaces and a variety of activities available for kids and adults. It mostly consists of mowed lawns and grassland with some impressive mature trees scattered all over. Sports facilities like a bowling club pavilion, cricket pitches, tennis courts and football grounds can be found here. A number of fairs, festivals and events are hosted here with the Gay and Lesbian Parade being the most popular one. A small cafe serving hot food and salads is also located here. A lovely place to catch up with friends and family while enjoying beautiful views of the park.
Fryent Country Park is a large open space park located in the London Borough of Brent, near Kingsbury. it covers a total of 103 acres (41 hectares) of ground along with the adjoining Barn Hill Open Space. Significant features of the Park include a wooded hill, a small fish pond, and other small hills such as Beanie Hill and Gotfords Hill popularly known as "Telly Tubby Hill" by local children. The wildlife found in the park includes a range of different species of butterflies, frogs, hedgehogs and birds. It is an ideal place to take young children for educational wildlife tours as well as a recreational area and picnic spot. It is also a great spot for pet walking and games.
Located in the leafy suburban of West Hendon, the West Hendon playing Fields is large public park spread over 25 hectares (62 acres). It mostly consists of well maintained lawns, open grasslands and woodlands covered in tall lush trees. Sports facilities like bowling greens, football and cricket grounds, tennis courts, multi-sports courts and basketball courts are available here. For children, two playgrounds and a toddlers play area with lots of fun rides can be found here as well, which makes it very popular among families with members of all ages. Beautiful views, cozy picnic spots and a network of footpaths and trails make it an ideal park for dog walking, nature strolls and family outings.
Roe Green park, located off Kingsbury road, is a large public park with walled gardens, playgrounds and sports recreation facilities. It was a privately owned parkland of the Roe Green House until 1938 when it was opened to the community by the local council. It is also the site of the world's first international televised picture transmission. Today the site is popular among local families as there are football grounds, tennis courts, multi-sports courts and an outdoor gym available for use along with children's play areas.
St Matthew's Church at Willesden was constructed between 1900 and 1906. The church building was built to the designs of William Douglas Caroe. St Matthew's Church building was built in sections. The first section was completed in the year 1901 and its northeast end and the vestries were completed in 1904. On January 27th, 1906, its organ was completed. Grade II listed St Matthew's Church served as a temporary hospital during World War I and contained 40 beds. However, it was damaged by severe bombing during World War II, on September 28th, 1940.
Sudbury is a suburb in Brent, London. It is a beautiful place of historical importance. The suburb has amazing landscapes; the Barham Park is one of the most beautiful parks in town. There are several historical buildings, dating back to the older times. The Sudbury Methodist Church, the St. Andrew's Church of England (COE), St. George's Catholic and the Church of St. John the Evangelist are some of the most beautiful churches in Sudbury. It is a well developed suburb with good amenities.
Gladstone Park is located in the borough of Brent and features a playground, cafe, art gallery, duck pond and more.