Golders Green is a vibrant and diverse area, which is home to many different communities from around the world. In addition to a substantial Jewish community, Golders Green also has the Kadampa Buddhist centre in North London and the one of the largest Sikh temples in the South of England, Shree Swaminarayan Temple. According to Wikipedia the name for Golders Green comes from a family named Godyere who lived in the area and Green alludes to the manorial waste the settlement was built on. Golders Green has been a place in the parish and manor of Hendon since around the 13th century.
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