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Northwick Park

This article is about the area in London. For the estate in Gloucestershire, see Northwick Park, Gloucestershire.

Coordinates: 51°34′30″N 0°19′29″W / 51.5750°N 0.3248°W / 51.5750; -0.3248

Northwick Park
Greater London
OS grid reference TQ162877
London borough Brent
Ceremonial county Greater London
Region London
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HARROW
Postcode district HA1
Dialling code 020
Police Metropolitan
Fire London
Ambulance London
EU Parliament London
UK Parliament Brent South & Harrow East
London Assembly Brent and Harrow
List of places

Northwick Park is an area in northwest London, which forms part in the London Borough of Brent.

The area is most notable for Northwick Park Hospital, a major NHS hospital. This hospital featured as the outdoor location for the hospital in which Sybil Fawlty was admitted for an ingrowing toenail in the Fawlty Towers episode "The Germans." St. Mark's Hospital is also on this site.

The name Northwick Park is also the name of a large green park located in the area.

Playgolf Northwick Park is a major golf course located in Harrow, which has been voted number one 9-hole golf course in the UK in 2009 by National Golfers Magazine.

Transport & Locale


Route Start End Operator
182 Harrow Weald Brent Cross Metroline
186 Northwick Park Hospital Brent Cross Metroline
223 Harrow Wembley First Centrewest
H9/H10 Circular Harrow H9: clockwise Harrow H10: anticlockwise London Sovereign
H14 Northwick Park Hospital Hatch End London Sovereign
H18/H19 Circular Harrow H18: clockwise Harrow H19: anticlockwise Arriva Shires & Essex
N18 Trafalgar Square Harrow Weald First Centrewest


Northwick Park Station (Metropolitan line)


In popular culture

  • Northwick Park is the setting for the [1]. Most of the filming for the series was carried out in the working hospital rather than on sound stages. This means that the series has afar more authentic feel than many other programmes set in hospitals. Additionally a number of ordinary, unsuspecting members of the public can be spotted in the background clearly unaware of the filming that is going on.

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