Alperton is in the London Borough of Brent and is located just 7.5 miles north-west of Charing Cross.
It is in the Historic County of Middlesex. Adjoining the Grand Union Canal's Paddington Arm, fed by the Brent Reservoir, it forms the southern part of Wembley.
The Alperton section of the Grand Union Canal will be familiar to aficionados of the BBC soap EastEnders as the setting where Den Watts (Dirty Den) was shot!.
A multi-ethnic and multi-cultural population is reflected in the range of shopping on offer and in the wide range of places to worship.
Local property types comprise suburban terraced and semi-detached housing with gardens with some mid-rise and higher rise apartments.
Council tax (London Borough of Brent) ranges from around £1,000 for band A and increases up to around £3,000 for band H.
There are a number of primary schools in the Alperton area including Lyon Park, West Twyford, Elsey and Vicar’s Green. The main secondary education facility is the highly rated Alperton Community School.
In addition, there are a wide range of pre-school facilities and private educational establishments.
Alperton is ideally located with excellent connections both locally, to Central London and for those heading westwards away from London.
The A40 provides road access to Central London or the West and the North Circular Road provides access around the North London suburbs.
There are excellent rail links with two underground stations in the immediate vicinity - Alperton (Piccadilly line) and Hanger Lane (Central line).
There are further underground and mainline stations at Stonebridge Park (Bakerloo line & Watford DC Line), Wembley Central (Bakerloo line, London Overground's Watford DC Line, Southern & West Midlands Trains) and Wembley Park (Metropolitan line and Jubilee line).
There are numerous bus services within Alperton and the surrounding area.
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