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Edgbre two
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By David Sanderson on 12 Apr 2022







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Version of Edgbre one, mainly improving the crossing of Silkstream Park

Version of Edgbre one, mainly improving the crossing of Silkstream Park


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Grid Ref TQ1948491940
Lat / Lon 51.61362° / -0.27571°
Easting / Northing 519,484E / 191,940N
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Brent Cross
Grid Ref TQ2390787946
Lat / Lon 51.57677° / -0.21328°
Easting / Northing 523,907E / 187,946N
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David Sanderson

12 Apr 2022 Spring

A route that makes the most of the green spaces between Edgware and Brent Cross. I started from Brent Cross and was surprised to start the route through the underground station. Just beyond, you have your first stair climb over a road bridge, at the level of the railway above the dual carraigeway. The Hendon section has a gentle climb through a park before going down an alleyway which I discovered, on a Saturday morning was the back entrance to a synagogue. Getting across Watford Way involves a subway and then a short stretch along the pavement of the busy A41. It's not long after this that you get great views across northwest London (including the Wembley Arch) from the footbridge over the M1. Strangely this then drops low enough to join the subway under the railway (wow!). From then on it's a series of parks and residential streets connecting underground stops at Colindale, Burnt Oak and then Edgware. There are multiple stops and shops in all of these places, including a modern cafe in the middle of Silkstream Park. Overall a great walk.

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