As Christmas fast approaches, everyone here in Quintain Living HQ has definitely been overindulging with one too many mince pies. We definitely need to burn off some of those additional calories in January, so we’ve compiled a list of handy running routes, all of them kicking off just outside Quintain Living HQ on Market Square. On your marks, get set, goooooo!
King Edward VII Park
Distance: 2.7 miles/ 4.4km
Good for the casual jogger, this route takes in the lovely King Edward VII park, located very close to Wembley Park. It is a fairly flat course, looping nicely around the park and taking you past the football pitches, bowling green and flower garden. If you need a stiffer test with a bit more of an incline, then start your run off on Dagmar Avenue or Wembley Hill Road.
Distance: 3.4 miles/ 5.5km
Another fairly flat route with a maximum elevation of 51m, this run heads southwest out of Wembley Park over the railway lines and into the quiet residential roads of Tokyngton. This fairly scenic route also takes you through the Tokyngton Recreation Ground and alongside the River Brent before you head home.
Fryent Country Park Loop
Distance: 4.9 miles/ 7.9km
This designated nature reserve is used by local conservation volunteer groups and a small section of it is even used for grazing ponies! The Park itself covers 103 hectares of traditional countryside and is pretty hilly, with the highest point rising to 86m. Therefore, to stop you getting completely covered in mud, this run takes you through the centre on Fryent Way and then around the park on loop through quiet residential roads.
Distance: 6.15 miles/ 10km
Feel the need to run off-road? Simple, take an amble around Brent Reservoir, although you do have to go alongside some fairly busy roads to get there. Once you do though, you go through some peaceful woodland trails and alongside a beautiful oasis of water and greenery as you run alongside the reservoir and you might even spot a number of water birds, including little grebes, willow warblers and ducks (obviously).
Harrow on the Hill
Distance: 7.75 miles/ 12.4 km
The longest of our five routes, and also one with a 140ft climb, this bad boy is definitely one for when you’ve had far too much turkey the day before. It takes you right past the famous Harrow School and there’s a rather epic view of London to reward you after you’ve made it to the top of the hill. If you’re feeling like you want even more of a climb, then go through St Mary’s Church and drop down onto Churchfields.
08 Mar 2021: News
International Women’s Day:
Choose To Challenge
Covid-19 has put a stop to many things this year. But one thing still very much on the calendar is International Women’s Day and we are delighted to celebrate this event virtually with our Quintain Living Family. Let's #ChooseToChallenge.Read article
02 Feb 2021: News
As we can't all come together to mark LGBT+ History Month, we are bringing LGBT+ History Month to you. Celebrating this year’s theme of ‘Body, Mind, Spirit’ we have selected a variety of podcasts, talks and film recommendations to enjoy from the comfort of your own home.Read article
08 Jan 2021: News
20 Things to Do During Lockdown
From the Comfort of Your Apartment
You might be a pro on video calls and you’ve probably watched Tiger King on Netflix more times than you care to admit. But as restrictions around the UK continue, we imagine you’re running low on things to do in lockdown.Read article
24 Dec 2020: News
9 of the Best Restaurants in Wembley
You Need to Visit
Located in North West London, Wembley has a vibrant multicultural food scene. Discover nine of the best restaurants in Wembley.Read article
04 Dec 2020: News
In October, we asked you, our residents, to tell us what you loved most about renting at Quintain Living for a chance to win one month’s rent for free, and you definitely didn’t disappoint with your impressive submissions and kind words.Read article
12 Nov 2020: News
SIX WAYS TO MIND YOUR MENTAL HEALTH
WHILST WORKING FROM HOME
Our resident’s mental health and general wellbeing is one of our top priorities especially as we navigate another lockdown. We caught up with workplace wellbeing consultancy, Luminate after one of their regular workshops with our residents to share some working from home tips.Read article
20 Mar 2020: News
Working from home – Top Tips!
Welcome to the WFH club!
It’s an interesting time in our lives where most of us are being asked to work from home and adjusting to new ways of working and living, and we’re here to help provide you with some inspiration to make WFH easier.
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Top 10 things to do in Wembley Park in 2019
Thought it was just football and concerts? Think again!
Live, work, shop and play in North West London's world-famous neighbourhoodRead article
08 Aug 2019: News Whats on
Purr-fection at Quintain Living London with International Cat Day
We're not kitten around here, Fur-real!
Anything pet related, we're all about it.Read article
30 Jul 2019: News Events Social
Happy World Friendship Day!
It's more than just next door neighbours, it's a community
It’s true, World Friendship Day is actually a thing that is celebrated across the globe and even the hashtag is trending on Twitter now.Read article
31 May 2019: News
No deposits & no fees?
What took everyone so long
Back in March 2016 when Quintain Living opened it’s first apartment buildings, our goal was to rip up the rental rulebook and make renting better for everyone. That meant being better than the uncaring estate agents (by not being one ourselves) and being more useful than the lazy landlords most Londoners get lumbered with.Read article
14 May 2019: News
Quintain Living Resident Supperclub with Nawamin Boss
- Christmas Special
Cooking reality television to us Brits is just as important to us as any other TV show – with intense finals and all the drama to see which apple pie will win – it’s fair to say we love our food. Which is why one of our signature events for our Quintain Living residents is The Supper Clubs. But in true Quintain Living style, these aren’t just any supper clubs – they are cooked by the best of reality cooking TV, Masterchef stars of course!Read article
29 Nov 2018: News
Quintain Living wins build to rent
development of the year
We are delighted to announce that Quintain Living won the ‘build to rent development of the year’ award at the Inside Housing Top 60 Developments awards.Read article
20 Jul 2018: News
Keywest at our
Quintain Living exclusive live lounge
The multi-platinum selling, award-winning Keywest, performed live and exclusively for Quintain Living residents.Read article
18 May 2018: News
And the TIME OUT competition winners are…
Lucy & Charlie!
We’re delighted to announce the winners of our competition to win a brand new, 2-bedroom apartment, rent free for a year, in association with Time Out.Read article
08 Nov 2017: News
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within 30 minutes of Quintain Living
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03 Oct 2017: News Events Social
Quintain Living Supperclub
with Billy & Jack
Here at Quintain Living HQ, we’re all incredibly excited as MasterChef runners-up Billy & Jack are making their way to Wembley Park on Friday 13th October to cook up a storm for some lucky Quintain Living residents at our first ever Supperclub.Read article
15 Aug 2017: News
Alto – Quintain Living's
newest building open
The weather has got chillier, but here at Quintain Living HQ instead of being sad about saying goodbye to summer, we are excited about welcoming a whole new raft of residents to our brand spanking new building, Alto, this Autumn.Read article