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I'd be quite surprised nowadays. Cricklewood was once a very Irish area. That was a long time ago now.
I know the building that the 'mosque' is housed in. It's the old Oxgate Admiralty Citadel. It was built in the run up to WW2 by the Admiralty as a relief building for the central London operation in Whitehall. From the outside it looks like a run-of-the-mill office building but was heavily fortified with reinforced basement levels for the use of high-ranking naval officers and VIPs in the event of the central London facility being put out of action. It actually predates the citadel in Horse Guards Parade.
Just an observation in general, and not directed towards the car incident today but - it's pretty unheard of for any incident involving people who are, shall we say - of an islamic hue, and those who are not to involve allegations of racial abuse / islamophobia.
The town where I grew up has a particular problem with "crash for cash" types. They use this gambit also.
I'm pretty convinced that, if the Queen herself swerved her range rover into someone outside a mosque, she would have also been heard to shout islamophobic comments as she did so.
#note - I'm not saying this was the case in this instance- just making an observation.
There is quite a serious issue with fireworks in several Northern towns, being let off at all times of the night due to 'celebrations'.
Never acted upon though...in fact I think the police deliberately give certain areas a "swerve".
The parking enforcers most definitely do on Fridays...