Belmont, Harrow

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Belmont is located in Greater London
Belmont shown within Greater London
Population 11,343 (2011 Census. Ward)[1]
OS grid reference TQ165905
London borough
Ceremonial county Greater London
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HARROW
Postcode district HA3
Post town STANMORE
Postcode district HA7
Dialling code 020
Police Metropolitan
Fire London
Ambulance London
EU Parliament London
UK Parliament
London Assembly
List of places
51°36′05″N 0°19′09″W / 51.60130°N 0.31929°W / 51.60130; -0.31929Coordinates: 51°36′05″N 0°19′09″W / 51.60130°N 0.31929°W / 51.60130; -0.31929

Belmont is an area of the London Borough of Harrow.

The area is named after the mound, constructed in the early 18th century by Henry James Brydges - Earl of Carnarvon and first Duke of Chandos. He had a summer house built atop the mound for the wonderful view. The mound, or mount, is now the Stanmore Golf Course.

Belmont is a suburban residential district and was formerly served by Belmont station, on a railway single-line branch running from Harrow & Wealdstone station to Stanmore Village railway station. The line was known locally as The Rattler, a term first coined by Pete Knobbler. The site of the station is now a car park. What may remain of the platform and track lies beneath tons of earth and rubble used to bring the car park up to street level.

Belmont Circle provides the main focus of the area, being a large, circular parade of that intersects Kenton Lane. Many of the outlets are now food related, with a few bars and a club completing the lineup. What was formerly the Belmont (and later The Spanish Arch) pub is now 'Funky B, a bar/restaurant serving authentic Indian food. Just off the Circle, Belmont Community Hall hosts local activities, events and a regular jumble sale.


In the 2011 census, the largest ethnic group in Belmont ward was Indian (34%), followed by White British (30%).[2]


  1. ^ "Harrow Ward population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
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