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Wembley Park is an area of north west Londonmarker, Englandmarker in the northern part of the London Borough of Brentmarker. It includes Wembley Stadiummarker, England's primary football stadium and a major sports and entertainment venue, and Wembley Arenamarker, a concert venue. It is also the location of the notorious Chalkhill estate that had 1900 houses and flats but was demolished and refurbished early 2000.

Chalkhill Estate

Chalkhill was developed as a Metroland estate from 1921 but it was in the 1960s that high density, high rise development providing flats, shops, a medical centre, car parking and open space where developed. There where the low rise development now known as the Scientist estate, located mainly to the east of Saxon Road, and the 30 high rise 'Bison' built blocks linked by walkways in the sky. In total there were about 1900 houses and flats.

In 1980's, widespread concern about the conditions on the estate including poor quality and crime which led to a number of initiatives that included door entry systems and walkway closures. Years of notoriety and poor living conditions led to a decision of demolition andremediation stages of the final 450 house scheme. Over the years the estate has dramatically shaken off its poor image until the murder of 29-year-old father Jason Greene in 2006.


A large market is held on most Sundays in the car park in front of Wembley Stadium.

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