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If you live in Mapesbury (roughly between Willesden and Kilburn stations and Cricklewood Broadway) and care about the area, this is your web site. We welcome comments; see contacts page


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Police SNT July Newsletter. A new and useful initiative.

Willesden Shopper. July edition of newsletter about shops and activities in Willesden Green.

Aggregate site. The site application was approved by Barnet council subject to conditions. Details

Willesden Green Residents Association set up. Minutes of inaugural meeting

June Newsletter (summary of last 3 months for members not on email)

Police Safer Neighbourhood Panel. Report of meeting on 11 June.

Barnet aggregates spoil superhub. The London mayor has written to Barnet saying that he does not wish to direct refusal or take over the application at 400 Edgware Road. Details of letter

MapRA Privacy policy. Mapesbury Residents Association undertakes to collect and use your personal data in compliance with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) which came into force on 25 June 2018. More

MapRA AGM was on Wed 25 April 2018. Report here. New constitution was accepted.

MapRA annual report is now out. You can see a soft copy here

110 Walm lane. Application (no 18/0210) to demolish and replace by 5-storey residential block. MapRA objection. This has now been refused by Brent. Details

The Mapesbury Conservation Area Design Guide has been completed. Link. It is more detailed than the previous one, providing good guidance area on all matters relating to development and alterations in the conservation. This note summarises the key aspects of the guide.

Report on latest Police Ward Panel meeting Monday 22 Jan. Police Public access changes. Kilburn front desk close. Wembley Police station still 24hr/ 7 days. More. Next meeting 11 June.


Cricklewood Community Library has succeeded in reaching its target of £114,000 by the deadline. Can still donate to help for future work. 


Dementia Friendly Mapesbury. Two Summary reports on the project so far by Dr Mary Tilki - the clinical adviser to CAD-Brent. Dementia friendly Mapesbury; Whole street of support


MapRA Open Gardens Day this year was great success. Thanks to all (over 80 people) who were involved in making it happen. For description and pictures , see Sandra's blog.


The Conservation Area design Guide is ready to be issued. For more details see letter from Brent Planning.


MapRA AGM was held on Tuesday 25 April, 7pm. Stalls, Refreshments, Presentation. More. MapRA Annual report. View online here.


Housing Consultation. A consultation with tenants and leaseholders to inform the Council’s final decision on the future of housing management is running until 17 March. More details of proposal and consultation click here.

Kilburn station book exchange. MapRA with Cricklewood Library and London Underground, have set up a bookcase at the station for people to borrow / return or add to.  (picture above). Please donate and / or take books.

Black phone boxes in Cricklewood Broadway are being replaced by new style. Picture below right.

Anti-social behaviour - report to Brent Noise Pollution Team (0208 937 – 5252 / Out of Hours 0208 937 1234), For long-term nuisance, keep a record. Form

Hate Crime. For what to do if you believe you are a victim of hate crime; see link

Parking Pay and Display removal; proposals in Mapesbury

Cricklewood station clean up. Saturday 21 May. Thanks to all who helped or gave plants. see report in Kilburn Times. And picture above of new sign by Alistair Lambert

MapRA AGM. Held  on Tuesday 19 April 2016. 7pm. report of meeting

new chair: Anthony Dunn; new organising secretary Gerry Weston

members subscription increased to £5; £2 concession

PSPO Cricklewood. The Public Spaces Protection Order for Cricklewood Broadway and surrounding roads has been extended by Brent to 20 December 2017. 

Making Mapesbury Dementia friendly. Funding for facilitate Mapesbury Ward as first  dementia friendly ward in Brent. Get in touch. And try Ashford Place Dementia Café.; very good place for support. Flyer

Reports of spate of graffiti; best report to Veolia with by photo app on smart phone (download app by link).

Courier Fraud awareness. Link to note by local Police

Links to Mapesbury Dell site: newsletter

              Ashford PlaceThings to do at AP

              Culture in Brent April Newsletter

              Willesden Green Town team;

           Cricklewood Library

           Friends of Gladstone Park; Gladstone Park Wildlife

           Creative Cricklewood;   Clitterhouse Farm project. Email

           Willesden Shopper newsletter

           Brent Newsletter


Useful local Information:                          

Local Mapesbury Councillors contacts and surgeries:

          Lia Colacicco (Labour); Ahmad Shahzad OBE (Labour)

Tariq Dar (Labour)

Link to details on Brent council site


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