How is life in Cowley? A thorough guide of the neighbourhood

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Cowley is a village contiguous with the town of Uxbridge in the London Borough of Hillingdon. A largely suburban village with 16 listed buildings, Cowley is 15.4 miles (24.8 km) west of Charing Cross, bordered to the west by Uxbridge Moor in the Green Belt and the River Colne, forming the border with Buckinghamshire. Cowley was an ancient parish in the historic county of Middlesex. “

What type of amenities may you need in Cowley?

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in Cowley name before moving in the neighbourhood.

The number of hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in Cowley

Cowley has 1 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Brunel Medical Centre Kingston Lane, Uxbridge 2.4 107

Tube & Train stations within the region of Cowley

Having to walk more than 10 to 15 min to reach public transportation is usually considered as a downside when considering a property to live in. To simplify this, we curated the list of train and tube station of Cowley to help you find what would be the best location for you to move in. We weren’t able to locate any station in Euston. Tell us in the comment if we are wrong. We will add them later on.


Post offices of Cowley

Looking for convenient parcel handling? Having a nearby post office is the optimal solution. Beyond standard postal services, the post offices in Cowley can be found by checking out the table below.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Cowley Post Office 1, Dellfield Parade, High Street, Cowley, Uxbridge 4.1 49
Post Box Uxbridge 0 0

In Cowley, what schools are nearby?

Having an educational institution close by is a great perk when moving. See the list below of schools located in the Cowley vicinity and how they relate to property prices.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Brunel Student Services Kingston Lane, Uxbridge N/A N/A
Cowley Saint Laurence C.E Primary School Worcester Road, Uxbridge 3.9 8
Cowley Children’s Centre 24 Worcester Road, Cowley, Uxbridge N/A N/A
Apples and Cherries Day Nursery Shepherds Close, Cowley, Uxbridge 5 1
Sunflower House Nursery Moorfield Road, Uxbridge 4 4
Frantuz Uxbridge N/A N/A
Wilfred Brown N/A N/A
Howell Building Uxbridge 4 1

Some great things about Cowley

At Cozee we looked at elements defining the area like restaurants, nightlife, parks, and more. Whether you’re a foodie or night owl, Cowley has something for you. Check out spots below to get a feel for life in Cowley.

The range of gyms in Cowley

As remote work becomes more prevalent, there’s a corresponding rise in gym attendance to maintain fitness. With options like David Lloyd, TheGym, and others, Cowley could be instrumental in helping you stay in shape – a valuable amenity in close proximity.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Oasis Sports Centre 32 Endell Street, London 4.3 788
Virgin Active Shell-Mex House, 80 Strand, London 4.3 299
Gymbox Holborn 100 High Holborn, London 4.3 340
Nuffield Health Covent Garden Fitness and Wellbeing Gym 9 Endell Street, London 4.3 130
Fitness First 6 Bedford Street, London 4.3 345
Yogarise Covent Garden – Yoga classes in Covent Garden, London 13 Mercer Street, London 4.3 62
Jubilee Hall Gym 30 The Piazza, London 4.3 111
Covent Garden Physiotherapy Ground Floor, Durham House, 1 Durham House Street, London 4.3 46
PureGym London Waterloo 11-15 Brad Street, London 4.3 234
Body Control Pilates 35 Little Russell Street, London 4.3 36
The Health Club at One Aldwych One Aldwych Hotel, 1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London 4.3 16
CryoAction Limited 71-75 Shelton Street, London 4.3 1
The Gym Group London Charing Cross 17-21 Northumberland Avenue, London 4.3 227
Fujian White Crane Kung Fu & Tai Chi – Covent Garden & West End Green Dragon House, 23 Stukeley Street, London 4.3 N/A
Digme Fitness Covent Garden 4-10 Tower Street, London 4.3 150
Boom Cycle – Holborn 16 Procter Street, London 4.3 91
The Gym Group London Holborn Circus 1 Thavies Inn, Holborn Circus, London 4.3 263
Central Health Physiotherapy Quality House, 5-9 Quality Court, London 4.3 299
Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd 16-18, New Bridge Street, London 4.3 5
ESPA Life at Corinthia Whitehall Place, London 4.3 246

Are there a lot of supermarkets in Cowley?

Perhaps one of the most common amenities in Cowley would be supermarkets. Below, you will be able to tell what type of supermarket there are in Cowley and what company operates here.

We weren’t able to find any supermarket in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local supermarket or grocery store. We’ll amend this page

What kind of restaurants are there?

Cowley is rich in restaurants, from Indian, Chinese or Italian ones, your area is vibrant with life and the foodies that you may be will surely find what you are looking for.


Green spaces and parks of Cowley

One of London’s greatest features are the large green spaces that cover the surface of the city. Check below if Cowley is a good fit for you. Be it for a simple walk or for a casual summer picnic.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jubilee Gardens Belvedere Road, London 4.5 1413
Elm Court 1 Pump Court, London 4.3 6
Middle Temple Gardens 3 Middle Temple Lane, Temple, London 4.7 82
Bernie Spain Gardens South Bank, London 4.4 488
Bloomsbury Square Garden 14 Bloomsbury Square, London 4.3 2017
The Phoenix Garden 21 Stacey Street, London 4.6 461
LGBT Chairs ️‍ Ground Floor, South East Wing, Bush House, 300 Strand, London 5 1
Victoria Embankment Gardens 4 Temple Place, Temple, London N/A N/A
Potnotch Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, London 5 1
London Memorial Garden Savoy Place, London 3.8 4
Drury Lane Gardens 58 Drury Lane, London 3.9 16
Fountain Court Temple, London 4.6 8
Southbank boardwalk South Bank, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 13
Street Art Skaterpark 337-338 Belvedere Road, London N/A N/A
National Theatre garden terrace South Bank, National Theatre, London N/A N/A
The Diamond Jubilee Penny Maze Henrietta Street, London 5 1
Southbank (River Thames South) Walkpath. Unnamed Road, London 4.8 18
Victoria Embankment Gardens Villiers Street, London 4.6 2523
Diamond Jubilee Garden St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, London 4.4 12
BIG 7 7 Bell Yard, London N/A N/A

Museums & Galleries

Art helps discover an area’s culture. Galleries and museums are great weekend enjoyment and you can find where all the fun is happening by checking out the museum and galleries table for Cowley below.

We weren’t able to find any museum in this area. Tell us in the comments if we were wrong. We’ll amend this page

Pubs in the region

As Londoners, we love our local pubs. Cowley has great ones to become your new regular spot. Consider these if visiting or moving to the area of Cowley.

Pub name Name Address Description
Hut 2 Old Orchard Close Colham Green UB8 3LH A friendly, family-run free house close to Stockley Country Park on the corner of two cul-de-sacs with additional pedestrian access from West Drayton Road and Stockley Road. An open-plan public area, one of which is for pool and darts. Although parts of the pub can be traced back to the 18th century, recent extensions have seen a restaurant added. A map on the wall in said restaurant displays the pubs and breweries in Uxbridge town centre in the early 1900s. The pub has won numerous awards for the quality of the cellarmanship and held the national Publican/Morning Advertiser award in this area. The cuisine is Thai and English. The pub is locally listed by Hillingdon Council.
Crown High Street Cowley UB8 2NL Comfortable local’s Grade II listed pub with open fire and a low beamed ceiling. The kitchen is operated by SE Punjabi flavours.
Malt Shovel 63 Iver Lane Cowley UB8 2JE A nineteenth-century, Grade II listed, canal-side building which has retained a little of its character despite being transformed from an old basic boozer into a Harvester Inn several years ago. Now part of the Vintage Inn chain the pub has a traditional bar. Real ale festivals were held annually under canvas in the garden usually around the time of the late May bank holiday.
Three Steps High Street Cowley UB8 2DX Large detached, modern timber built property with extensive gardens and car park to the rear. Wet driven sports pub with a bar plus a games and lounge area. Originally built around 1968 as the Fox on the site of the old Cedars. New landlord took over in March 2013 and has introduced an extensive menu of reasonably priced Indian food all day. The pub is now brightly lit and has reinstated real ale.
Red Lion Hotel Royal Lane Hillingdon UB8 3QP Over 400 years old (refronted in 1800) with wooden panels and (very) low ceilings with exposed beams and has part of the great wall of London visible in the car park. It’s believed that Charles I may have stayed here in 1646. Grade II listed. Note the second hand pump offers ESB or HSB wile the third hand pump is used to showcase interesting Dark Star or other brewery ales. Tuesday night is Curry night, Thursday is pie and a pint night. Hillingdon residents HillingdonFirst card discount offered Sun-Thu on food and drink.

What to do in Cowley

There’s always something going on in a vibrant area like Cowley. For ideas on activities, check Timeout which updates weekly on local events. We’re including a link to their Cowley listings to help you easily find stuff happening soon. A great way to get oriented in a new area is seeing what’s around and where. Our map gathers property price details and other info from this article to give you a snapshot of Cowley offerings.

What areas are nearby?

If you are not completely sure that you want to move the area check out our other guides about cities in the nearby vicinity

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Hayes See the guide here
Hillingdon See the guide here
Uxbridge See the guide here
Hayes See the guide here
Hillingdon See the guide here
Uxbridge See the guide here

Looking for a detailed analysis of the property market? Check out our analysis at a postcode level here.

Postcode area Link to our property price guide
UB8 See our property price guide for UB8
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Tell us what you think of Cowley

As well as helping out the other people out if they were to search on our blog, you will be helping us out in understanding you better by telling us your opinion of Cowley. So we would love to hear what you think of the area of Cowley which could help people find valuable insights into moving nearby too.

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