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West Hampstead is an area in northwest London, England, situated between Childs Hill to the north, Frognal and Hampstead to the north-east, Swiss Cottage to the east, and Kilburn to the south. Greater London is the top-level administrative subdivision covering London, England. The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using Latitude and Longitude The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government The London Borough of Camden ( is a borough of London, England, which forms part of Inner London. The ceremonial counties are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government as the Counties for the purposes of the Lieutenancies Greater London is the top-level administrative subdivision covering London, England. 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Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Childs Hill, now the southernmost ward of the London Borough of Barnet, although of historic origin is a late-19th-century suburban development situated 5 miles (8 km northwest Frognal is a place in London in the London Borough of Camden between Hampstead and West Hampstead. Hampstead is an area of London, England, located north-west of Charing Cross. Swiss Cottage is a landmark of north-west London in the London Borough of Camden. Until the late 19th century, the area was a small village called West End. The 19th century of the Common Era began on January 1, 1801 and ended on December 31, 1900, according to the Gregorian calendar Modern West Hampstead emerged with the arrival of the railways, and the transformation of the area from farm land to housing estates. In 1879, the Metropolitan Railway adopted the name West Hampstead for their station on West End Lane, the main road through the area. Year 1879 ( MDCCCLXXIX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Their motivation seemed to be to avoid confusion with the main retail area in central London, also known as the West End.
A few hundred yards south, toward central London, West End Lane joins Abbey Road, of Beatles fame. Abbey Road is a thoroughfare located in the borough of Camden and the City of Westminster in London running roughly northwest to southeast through The Beatles were a pop and rock band from Liverpool, England formed in 1960 The road leads to St John's Wood. For the rock band please see St John's Wood (band For the Australian locality St Johns Wood see main article St John's Wood Queensland
West Hampstead's proximity to the Metropolitan line at Finchley Road and its own Jubilee line stop (West Hampstead), together with a high concentration of fashionable bars and restaurants, means that the area is a popular destination for a night out for people who live in the northwestern suburbs of London. The Metropolitan line is part of the London Underground, coloured Magenta on the Tube map. Finchley Road tube station is a London Underground station at the corner of Finchley Road and Canfield Gardens in the London Borough of Camden, The Jubilee line is a line on the London Underground ("the Tube" in the United Kingdom. West Hampstead tube station is a London Underground station at West Hampstead, NW6 2LS on West End Lane between Broadhurst Gardens and Blackburn Road West End Lane itself is home to a number of cafes, bakeries and small shops, a regular haunt for the local population, which adds to the area a distinct village atmosphere during the day. A bakery (also called baker's or bakehouse) is an establishment which produces or/and sells Bread, pies pastries Cakes Biscuits Both the West Hampstead Thameslink and West Hampstead Overground have stations on West End Lane making the area one of the best served by public transport in London. West Hampstead is a National Rail station on the North London Line between Brondesbury and Finchley Road & Frognal. West Hampstead is a National Rail station on the North London Line between Brondesbury and Finchley Road & Frognal.