Brent is a north
west London borough with approximately 270,000 inhabitants. Brent is
situated next to Harrow, Barnet, Camden, Ealing, Fulham,
Hammersmith, Chelsea, Kensington and Westminster.
Brent is a relatively new area and was only formed in 1965. The old
Municipal Borough of Wembley and the Municipal Borough of Willesden
and Middlesex formed the basis of the new area. The name "Brent"
comes from the River Brent which runs through the borough.
Because of the large size and population, Brent is divided into 21
Electoral Wards. The area is divided in to three constituencies
(Brent North, Brent East and Brent South).
In May 2006 Labour lost control of the borough in the council
elections with 14 of their seats going to the Liberal Democrats. The
current leader of the Brent Council is Liberal Democrat Paul Lorber.
Visitors to Brent have many attractions and activities. The new
Wembley Stadium is in the borough of Brent. The new Wembley Stadium
was launched in 2007 and has 90,000 seats (making it the second
largest capacity stadium in Europe) and is also the most expensive
stadium ever built.
Despite the size and population of Brent, there are still over 100
parks and open spaced. These range from sports grounds and country
parks to large reservoirs.
Some of the most popular areas include Barham Park, Brent Resevoir,
Fryent Country Park, Gladstone Park, Roundwood Park and Queen's
Because of its location in London, Brent has fantastic traffic links
via road or rail and is in close proximity to the main London
airports. The location and commuting makes Brent a very popular
place and the area is developing very quickly.
Are you a local business
in Brent? Would you be interested in adding your company details
to get started. It is quick and easy!
have advertising packages ranging from free listings up to our
prestigious showcase listings so there is something to suit all
Brent Local Business Directory
you are interested in advertising your business
on our website
to contact us for more info.
Proin fringilla. Sed quis arcu et odio
blandit imperdiet. Sed vitae turpis. Cras
adipiscing, est a blandit vehicula, nulla
ligula faucibus lacus.