A Brief bit
The River Brent divides the Borough,
with Willesden on one side and Wembley on the other. In 1965
these were two separate districts but were amalgamated to
form the London Borough of Brent. Poet Laureate Sir John Betjeman
wrote of the river Brent "gentle brent, I used to know
you wandering Wembley wards at will."
Brent covers an area approximately 17 square Miles and in
2001 the population of Brent was 263464.
Brent is in the center of North-West London and is bordered
Kensington & Chelsea, Ealing, Barnet,
Camden, Hammersmith and Westminster.
Brent's most famous landmark is Wembley Stadium.
However Mark Twain who was invited to stay at Dollis hill
house in Brent said "I have never seen any place that
was so satisfactorily situated, with its noble trees and stretch
of country, and everything that went to make life delightful,
and all within a biscuit's throw of the metropolis of the