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Harrow is a large town in the London Borough of Harrow, northwest London, United Kingdom. Harrow was a municipal borough of Middlesex before its inclusion in Greater London in 1965. Harrow is home to a large University of Westminster campus and is widely known for Harrow School, with Harrow High School also located in the area.

Etymology

Harrow's name comes from Old English language ''hearg'' = "(heathen) temple", which was probably on the hill of Harrow, where St. Mary's Church stands today.Room, Adrian: “Dictionary of Place-Names in the British Isles”, Bloomsbury, 1988. ISBN 0-7475-0170-X The name has been studied in detail by Briggs.Briggs, Keith "Harrow", Journal of the English Place-name Society, volume 42 (2010), 43-64 Harrow is a large town in the London Borough of Harrow, northwest London, United Kingdom. Harrow was a municipal borough of Middlesex before its inclusion in Greater London in 1965. Harrow is home to a large University of Westminster campus and is widely known for Harrow School, with Harrow High School also located in the area.

Arts and Culture

The first and only contemporary artist-led gallery in Harrow was set up in 2010 by the Usurp Art Collective. The space is called the Usurp Art Gallery & Studios and is based in West Harrow a bohemian part of Harrow. Usurp Art provides professional support to artists and runs the only public artists studios in the borough. It is a flagship project for Arts Council England.
[http://press.artscouncil.org.uk/Press-Releases/New-art-gallery-opens-in-Harrow-3cc.aspx New art gallery opens in Harrow][http://www.harrowobserver.co.uk/west-london-news/local-harrow-news/2010/02/15/new-art-gallery-for-west-harrow-116451-25838581/ New art gallery for West Harrow][http://www.harrowobserver.co.uk/west-london-lifestyle/arts-exhibitions-london/2012/01/05/usurp-art-gallery-looks-to-the-future-116451-30058701/ Usurp Art Gallery looks to the future - Harrow Observer][http://instituteformodern.co.uk/author/marq/page/3 The second biennial International Association for Visual Culture conference, NYC, May 31-June 2, 2012. See flyer attached – The Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture –...] Harrow is a large town in the London Borough of Harrow, northwest London, United Kingdom. Harrow was a municipal borough of Middlesex before its inclusion in Greater London in 1965. Harrow is home to a large University of Westminster campus and is widely known for Harrow School, with Harrow High School also located in the area.

Development

Harrow is identified as one of the 11 Metropolitan centres in the London Plan. Harrow is a large town in the London Borough of Harrow, northwest London, United Kingdom. Harrow was a municipal borough of Middlesex before its inclusion in Greater London in 1965. Harrow is home to a large University of Westminster campus and is widely known for Harrow School, with Harrow High School also located in the area.

Geography

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|Northwest = North Harrow
|North = Wealdstone
|Northeast = Belmont, Harrow
|West = West Harrow
|Centre = Harrow
|East = Kenton
|Southwest = South Harrow
|South = Harrow on the Hill
|Southeast = Northwick Park
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Harrow is the largest town or district in northwest London. It is a suburban area and is situated northwest of Charing Cross. Harrow has a large town centre boasting two shopping centres, plenty of shops throughout Station Road and College Road, over 300 m of a fully pedestrian zone road consisting of shops (north side of St Ann's), a tube and rail station and 17 bus routes including a bus station.

Harrow should not be confused with Harrow on the Hill, which is a different area south from Harrow. It should also not be confused with Wealdstone (due to Harrow & Wealdstone station's name), which is a district north from Harrow; and Harrow Weald, which is another district north from Wealdstone.

Harrow is located within the Greenhill Ward (country subdivision). Harrow is a large town in the London Borough of Harrow, northwest London, United Kingdom. Harrow was a municipal borough of Middlesex before its inclusion in Greater London in 1965. Harrow is home to a large University of Westminster campus and is widely known for Harrow School, with Harrow High School also located in the area.

Economy

Major employers include Kodak, Lend Lease Project Management & Construction (formerly Bovis Lease Lend), the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and Ladbrokes, which has its headquarters in Harrow.[http://www.harrow.gov.uk/www2/documents/s63118/draft%20of%20Core%20Strategy.pdf Draft Core Strategy] Retrieved on 20 October 2013. Harrow is a large town in the London Borough of Harrow, northwest London, United Kingdom. Harrow was a municipal borough of Middlesex before its inclusion in Greater London in 1965. Harrow is home to a large University of Westminster campus and is widely known for Harrow School, with Harrow High School also located in the area.

Transport

Tube/Trains


Stations in the area are:

*Harrow-on-the-Hill station (Metropolitan Line & Chiltern Railways)
(despite its name, the station is located within the town of Harrow; not in Harrow on the Hill, which is a separate district south from Harrow town) Harrow is a large town in the London Borough of Harrow, northwest London, United Kingdom. Harrow was a municipal borough of Middlesex before its inclusion in Greater London in 1965. Harrow is home to a large University of Westminster campus and is widely known for Harrow School, with Harrow High School also located in the area.

Railway accidents

On 7 August 1838, Thomas Port died from injuries received in a Harrow train accident 1838. His grave stone in the parish churchyard of Harrow-on-the-Hill states, "To the memory of Thomas Port, son of John Port of Burton-upon-Trent in the County of Stafford, Hat Manufacturer, who near this town had both legs severed from his body by the railway train. With great fortitude, he bore a second amputation by the surgeons and died from loss of blood, August 7th 1838, aged 33 years."

On 26 November 1870, two trains collided at Harrow & Wealdstone station, killing 9 and injured 44 people.http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=37

On 8 October 1952, three trains collided at Harrow and Wealdstone rail crash, killing 112 people. Of the dead, 64 were railway employees on their way to work. Harrow is a large town in the London Borough of Harrow, northwest London, United Kingdom. Harrow was a municipal borough of Middlesex before its inclusion in Greater London in 1965. Harrow is home to a large University of Westminster campus and is widely known for Harrow School, with Harrow High School also located in the area.

Notable residents

Harrow is a large town in the London Borough of Harrow, northwest London, United Kingdom. Harrow was a municipal borough of Middlesex before its inclusion in Greater London in 1965. Harrow is home to a large University of Westminster campus and is widely known for Harrow School, with Harrow High School also located in the area.

Twin towns

Harrow is Twin towns and sister cities with:
* Douai, France Harrow is a large town in the London Borough of Harrow, northwest London, United Kingdom. Harrow was a municipal borough of Middlesex before its inclusion in Greater London in 1965. Harrow is home to a large University of Westminster campus and is widely known for Harrow School, with Harrow High School also located in the area.

References

Harrow is a large town in the London Borough of Harrow, northwest London, United Kingdom. Harrow was a municipal borough of Middlesex before its inclusion in Greater London in 1965. Harrow is home to a large University of Westminster campus and is widely known for Harrow School, with Harrow High School also located in the area.

External links

*[http://www.harrowtimes.co.uk/ Harrow Times newspaper]
*[http://www.harrow.gov.uk Harrow Council Homepage]
*[http://www.harrowdirect.co.uk Harrow Local Community News and Information]


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