Vote for your favourite shops in Harlesden

Shoppers have nominated 30 businesses in the area

Thirty businesses have been nominated or the title of Harlesden’s Top Shop 2012.

You can vote for your favourite at the Harlesden Town Team website.

All the businesses have been nominated by shoppers, from chain stores to independent high street-gems like Sparks and Zaks.

With six categories, the awards show the wide variety of businesses and services that can be found in the town centre at the moment.

Nathalie Monnot, awards organiser, said: “We hope that these awards will remind our neighbours how lucky they are to have really good shops within walking distance.”

The search for the best shops marks the beginning of a campaign by Harlesden Town Team to make Harlesden a better place to live and to shop.

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The team recently bid for a slice of the �1million fund set up by the Government and retail guru Mary Portas to support UK high streets.

Anyone can vote for their favourite shop by going to the Town Team website,, before June 15.

The winners will be announced at Harlesden Town Team’s Love Harlesden Day on June 17.

Best contribution to Harlesden

1. SpecSavers 8 Bank Buildings, High Street

2. Brights Chemist 118 Craven Park Road

3. Oakstock Market The Royal Oak, 95 High Street

4. Paraskevas Haircutters 22 Park Parade

Best Food Shop

1. Tesco Metro 1 Harlesden Plaza, Tavistock Road

2. Burger King Manor Park Road

3. Iceland 71 High Street

4. Harlesden Fresh Fish 90 High Stree

5. Blue Mountain Peak 2A-8 Craven Park Road

6. Way2Save 39-41 High Street

7. One Stop Jerk Centre 212 High Street

8. Smooch Shakes 12 High Street

9.Kentucky Fried Chicken High Street

10. Sam’s Chicken 84-86 High Street

11. O’ Tamariz 156 Manor Park Road

Best Pub, Restaurant or Cafe

1. O’ Tamariz 156 Manor Park Road

2. Curry at the Moon Misty Moon, 26 Manor Park Road

3. The Misty Moon 26 Manor Park Road

4. The Royal Oak 95 High Street

5. McCauls Cafe 66 Craven Park

Best Non Food Shop

1. Peacocks Stores 47-51 High Street

2. Sparks 5 Bank Buildings High Street

3. Kayes Curtains & Blinds 1 Craven Park Road

Best New Store or Refurbishment in 2011

1. Way2Save 39-41 High Street

2. Curry at the Moon Misty Moon, 26 Manor Park Road

Best Service

1. Sparks 5 Bank Buildings High Street

2. Big Ben Fish Bar 104 Craven Park Road

3. Paraskevas Haircutters 22 Park Parade

4. Zak’s Shoe Service 51A Craven Park Road

5. Hollywood Nails 125 High Street