Maida Vale

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Maida Vale
Administration
Borough:Westminster
County:Greater London
Region:Greater London
Nation:England
Other
Ceremonial County:Greater London
Traditional County:Middlesex
Postal County:London

Maida Vale is a road in north-west London, and a district surrounding it. The road starts in Kilburn, near Kilburn High Road station as a continuation of Kilburn High Road. It goes south-east, past Maida Vale station, through the district known as Maida Vale. To the east is St John's Wood and Lord's Cricket Ground. When it meets St. John's Wood Road, Maida Vale becomes the Edgware Road.

The district is named after the Battle of Maida, 1806. The area is mostly residential, consisting of many large Edwardian Mansion Houses. It encompasses the Paddington basin, a junction of three canals with many houseboats. This area is also known as Little Venice.

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Maida Vale was a predominately Jewish district, and the area contains the 1896 Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue (a Grade 2 listed building)


Maida Vale is also a suburb of Perth, Western Australia.

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