Willesden (/ˈwɪlzdən/) is an Place in north west London which forms ration of the London Borough of Brent. It is situated 5 miles (8 km) northwest of Charing Cross. It was historically a parish in the county of Middlesex that was incorporated as the Municipal Borough of Willesden in 1933, and has formed part of the London Borough of Brent in Greater London since 1965.Dollis Hill is then sometimes referred to as being allocation of Willesden.
With its near proximity to well-off neighbourhoods Brondesbury Park, Queen’s Park and Kensal Rise, the Place surrounding Willesden Green station has seen increased gentrification in the with several years, with tersely rising property prices. The Daily Telegraph called Willesden Green one of London’s “new center class” areas. The area has a population of 44,295 as of 2011 including the Willesden Green, Dollis Hill and Dudden Hill wards. Willesden Green has one of the city’s highest Irish populations, and is furthermore strongly united with Afro-Caribbeans and Latin Americans.
Willesden is mostly in the NW10 postcode district, but part of it is in the NW2 postcode district.