18 London Street Art Pieces You Didn’t Know Existed

When you think of Kilburn in northwest London, you probably don’t associate it with street art. Well, here are some examples that can give street art in Brick Lane a run for its money.

1. Kate Moss in Kilburn.

BlxRmnICIAA5XEjHere she is depicted in playboy-style bunny suit, on the side of a pub just off Kilburn High rd.

2. Michael Jackson looking great here.

VLUU L310W L313 M310W / Samsung L310W L313 M310W The King of Pop, looking rather ghoulish here on the walls of Peel Precinct.

3. James Brown the Godfather of Soul.

VLUU L310W L313 M310W / Samsung L310W L313 M310W Another music legend found on the  walls of Peel Precinct.

4. So the rumours about John Lennon and Paul McCartney in Kilburn were true.

VLUU L310W L313 M310W / Samsung L310W L313 M310W Give it up for the Beatles!

5. A cacophony of different sketches here.

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6. Cereal killer?

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7. Anime influences here.

VLUU L310W L313 M310W / Samsung L310W L313 M310W Impressive use of gradients and colour!

8. A phenomenal wall.

VLUU L310W L313 M310W / Samsung L310W L313 M310W Love the partial brick by brick coverage to the left.

9. Green goblin girl with cuckoo clock in the background.

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10. Wondering who lives here?

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11.The Iron Man of Kilburn.

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12. It says Pulse, I think.

VLUU L310W L313 M310W / Samsung L310W L313 M310W The street art splits this building in two with vandalised car in foreground.

13. Rise of the phoenix.

VLUU L310W L313 M310W / Samsung L310W L313 M310W Above the fence is barbed wire and in reflection ‘Behind Bars’ is written below.

14. Celebrating community.

VLUU L310W L313 M310W / Samsung L310W L313 M310W This finished piece appears on a board in front of scaffolding, should we see more street artists and developers working together?

15. Is this how Kilburn feels? This strong piece reads, ‘Help’.

VLUU L310W L313 M310W / Samsung L310W L313 M310W At the top of the wall it reads ‘How long will we allow gangland terror to taint our streets . . .’

16. Some finished, some unfinished pieces.

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17. A graffiti mural.

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18. Diana Ross, “I will survive”, seems appropriate here.

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  Image sources: Google Streetview, @jodythompson and London is Cool