Cricklewood is an area of north-west London, 4.7 miles north of Hyde Park corner between Willesden Green to the west, Hampstead to the east Brondesbury, Kilburn to the south and Staples Corner to the north.
In terms of transport nodes the nearest train stations are as follows:-
Cricklewood Train Station (Thameslink) - 0.7 miles (15 minute walk)
Dollis Hill Underground Station (Jubilee) - 1.0 mile (19 minute walk)
Willesden Green Underground Station (Jubilee) - 1.1 miles (21 minute walk)
We estimate the walking times above can be reduced by two thirds on a bicycle and bike rental through “Lime” is now highly accessible in Brent. Assuming an average speed of 15mph for a cyclist, the journey time from Willesden Green tube station could be as little as 5-7 minutes.
According to “Citymapper” the following public transport journey times are likely, assuming end to end walking:-
Bond street - 32 minutes
Oxford Circus - 38 minutes
Bank - 44 minutes
Victoria - 46 minutes
Liverpool Street - 46 minutes
Luton Airport - 49 minutes
Stratford - 57 minutes
Hackney Central - 58 minutes
Heathrow - 69 minutes
Wotton Works proximity to the north circular also makes journeys the UK’s motorway network very convenient. The M1 and A1 are only 2.5 miles (10 minutes by car) and the M40 (6 miles or 17 minutes by car).
Staples Corner (1.1 miles) is a strategic shopping location with a multitude of retailers serving end users and London’s business, with specialist retailers in the construction trade.
Finally, Brent Cross shopping centre is 2.1 miles to the north (10 minutes by car) with 120 shops including large John Lewis and Apple stores (see later comments under Regeneration).