Queensway lies along the route of the former Westbourne Green Lane which linked the Uxbridge (formerly Bayswater) Road with the village of Westbourne Green. A series of name changes saw the route first become Black Lion Lane, then Queens Road, then finally Queensway.
Today, this small conservation area has a mixed character; with a rich variety of building types, styles and uses that contribute to its vibrant atmosphere. To the south, Queensway's character derives in large part from its commercial uses, with a diverse range of restaurants and shops at ground floor level contributing to a lively street scene. Most buildings have residential premises to the upper floors. Moving north, the character of the street is increasingly dominated by larger scale buildings, most notably Whiteley's and the prominent later 20th Century flat blocks opposite. At the northern end, beyond Westbourne Grove, there is a further change in character. Here the street becomes quieter and more residential, with 1930s red brick mansion blocks predominating.
Queensway was designated a conservation area in 2002.
|Publications and Documents:|
|Queensway Conservation Area Map|
|Queensway Mini Guide|
|Queensway Conservation Area Audit SPD|
|Queensway CAA Statement of Adoption|
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