A local guide to move in Hanwell

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Streets of London

Find out a general overview of the area using Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Hanwell is a town in the London Borough of Ealing. It is about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) west of Ealing Broadway and had a population of 28,768 as of 2011. It is the westernmost location of the London post town. “

Is the local life vibrant in Hanwell

Hanwell is full of life and things to do. We suggest looking at Timeout for their weekly Hanwell event listings to find local activities. Here’s a convenient link to see their upcoming happenings. Having a good grasp of what’s in Hanwell and where helps get situated when moving. Our map compiles property price points and other details from this article to outline what’s available in Hanwell.

Things we love about Hanwell

Hanwell has a distinct culture and atmosphere. At Cozee we looked at features that define the area’s vibe like food, nightlife, green space, and more. Whether you love to eat or you love to take part in the night life of a city, Hanwell has something for your tastes. Explore spots below to get a feel for life here.

Public houses of Hanwell

Being Londoners ourselves, at Cozee, we hold a strong bond with our regular visits to the local pub every week. Why should your experience be any different in your new home? That’s why we’ve thoroughly tested and reviewed all the pubs in Hanwell. While we didn’t get the chance to personally visit each one, we certainly wish we could have. Here’s the curated list of the finest pubs in Hanwell.

Pub name Name Address Description
Dodo Micropub 52 Boston Road Hanwell W7 3TR A classic micropub style that opened in Hanwell in 2017. The Pub proudly supports independent breweries with up to 5 changing cask beers, that almost certainly includes one from a local brewery served on gravity dispense from a temperature-controlled cellar room at the rear, along with cider and organic natural wine and spirits. The pub hosts regular food popups and food and beer paring evenings. In 2022 the pub opened a small garden at the rear of the premises, that has limited opening hours. A community-focused pub where conversation is king. Local CAMRA branch Pub of the Year 2018 and 2020/1. Usually closes entirely for the first two weeks in January. Card payments only.
Fox Green Lane Hanwell W7 2PJ This welcoming local is less than a minute from the Grand Union canal and is a favourite with canal walkers, cyclists, and dog walkers. Originally a Royal Brewery house. The pub was saved from the developers in 2001 and has won the branch Pub of the Year award on many occasions. The pub changed hands and was refurbished in 2020 extending the pub into the garden and creating a new partly covered large outdoor seating area. The pub hosts a well-attended weekly quiz on Thursday nights and has two beer festivals throughout the year.
Green W7 13 Lower Boston Road Hanwell W7 3TX Previously the White Hart, the Dolphin and the Inn on the Green, this place dates from at least 1860 and retains some wood panelling, tiling and lots of exposed brickwork. A pizza oven was installed in 2017 in addition burgers are available. Pub typically has 4 changing beers on tap, Holds annual beer festivals and Oktoberfest.
Grosvenor 127 Oaklands Road Hanwell W7 2DT A traditional back street local dating from 1904 as a Royal Brewery pub, recently grade II listed. A change of owner and major refurbishment took place in early 2014 and again in 2023. The interior is now of a very high standard, with a section set out for diners. The large horseshoe bar takes in the snug. A quiz takes place every Thursday and the pub promotes local events. As of Spring 2023 there is a £9.95 burger and a drink offer on Wednesday evenings. Winner of the 2017 West Middlesex CAMRA Pub of the Year.
Hanwell Conservative Club 40 Uxbridge Road Hanwell W7 3PP Friendly club moved to current location in 1950 next to City of Westminster cemetery. Bingo every Wednesday and Sunday, a ukulele group plays every Thursday as do two darts teams. There is also a monthly quiz. Held first beer festival in August 2013.
Kings Arms 110 Uxbridge Road Hanwell W7 3SU This large but basic high street pub was rebuilt in 1930 by brewers Mann, Crossman & Paulin and had changed very little in the intervening three-quarters of a century until 2017 when a £0.5m refurbishment took place. The pub has been opened up and is now lighter and brighter. Sells a variety of craft beers and now has an open kitchen concentrating on pizza.
Viaduct 221 Uxbridge Road Hanwell W7 3TD Originally the Coach & Horses when opened around 1730, Re-named around 1838 after the famous Wharncliffe Viaduct carrying the Great Western Main Line across the Brent Valley . A family friendly pub with the Lounge and Saloon are split by a partition. A comfortable wood panel pub with various railway memorabilia is displayed around the pub with a raised restaurant area at the rear of the pub. The pub has outside bench seating and a small beer garden and a car park. Friday is comedy night

What are the range of supermarkets like?

Grocery shopping is another important activity you will do if you move into the area of Hanwell. In the below table, we go over the nearby supermarkets such as Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s so you know what the area has to offer for your food shop.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Sainsbury’s Local 112 Portland Road, London 3.7 41
Tesco Express 1-9 South Norwood Hill, London 3.4 36
ALDI 18, 20 Station Road, London 4.2 2452
Tesco Express 169, 175 Croydon Road, London 3.5 48
Delsunny 47 Portland Road, London 5 1
Express Supermarket 26a Portland Road, London 4.4 23
Tesco Express 156-162 Portland Road, London 3.8 51

What type of green space is there in Hanwell?

One of London’s best features is its many green spaces. See if Hanwell offers space for strolls or picnics.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
St Margarets Open Space Green Lane, London 2 4
King George V Playing Field 4 Bishops Road, London 4.3 130
Katherine Buchan Meadow Du Burstow Terrace, London 5 3
Hanwell Green Hanwell, London 4.5 2
Laurel Bank Villas W7 3UF, 1 Laurel Bank Road, Enfield 5 1
Cultivate London @DIG Hanwell 62 Green Lane, London N/A N/A
Pedestrian tunnel 2 Lower Boston Road, London 4 2
FitzHerbert Walk Uxbridge Road, Southall 4.4 7
Billets Hart Allotments 62 Green Lane, London 4.8 5
William Hobbayne Community Gardens Saint Margaret’s Road, London 4.6 5
Fox Meadow Billetts Hart Close, London 4.8 8
St Margaret’s Orchard UK 3.7 3
Brent Meadow Southall 4.8 5
Conolly Dell 15-17 Conolly Road, London 4.5 82
River Brent 62-60 Green Lane, London 4.7 6
Trumpers Field Hanwell, London 3 2
The Hobbayne UK 3.7 3
Alwyne Road Park Capital Ring Link, London 4.3 4
Hanwell Meadows GM33+M6M, Southall 4.7 92
Manor Court Green Manor Court Road, London 4.5 4

The range of gyms in Hanwell

More at-home work means more gym-goers. Major chains make staying active in Hanwell easy.

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

Museums & Galleries nearby

An area lives because of the people who live, work and interact. Art is a great way to discover an area in a new way. If you are looking to move in Hanwell we definitely recommend that you check for galleries, museums and other cultural institutions. They provide a great source of enjoyment over the weekends.

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

The types of restaurants

The below table gives you a good idea of what kind of options there are for eating out. In Hanwell, you may find things like Italian, Chinese or even Indian takeouts. Take a look below if you are visiting or want to move here if eating out is a big deal for you.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Boston Manor Hotel 146-152 Boston Road, London 4.3 497
Boston Pizza 156 Boston Road, London 4.3 54
Domino’s Pizza – London – West Ealing 140 Broadway, London 4.3 263
Hanwell Pizza, Pizza Takeaway, Hanwell 176B Uxbridge Road, London 4.3 107
Gourmet Brothers Hanwell 43 Boston Road, London 4.3 47
Chick ‘N’ Spice Hanwell 127 Uxbridge Road, London 4.3 57
SUPERB PIZZA 6 Broadway, Greater, London 4.3 98
L’oro di Napoli Hanwell 217 Uxbridge Road, London 4.3 667
Ocean Fresh 166 Broadway, London 4.3 96
Papa Johns Pizza 152 Broadway, London 4.3 134
The Green W7 13 Lower Boston Road, London 4.3 705
Ealing Balti House 150 The Broadway, London 4.3 135
Punjabi Kitchen 47 Greenford Avenue, London 4.3 777
Broadway Fish Bar 135 Uxbridge Road, London 4.3 88
Ran Thai Restaurant 134 Uxbridge Road, London 4.3 368
The Viaduct 221 Uxbridge Road, London 4.3 634
The Old Hat Ealing 128 Broadway, London 4.3 684
Hanwell Kebab Broadway Buildings, 3, Boston Road, London 4.3 343
W7 Emporium 60 Boston Road, London 4.3 175
Heart and Soul Caribbean Food Ltd 47 Boston Road, London 4.3 30

The things you might need in Hanwell

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

Post offices of Hanwell

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages a breeze. Post office branches in Hanwell provide services like money orders and postal insurance alongside mail services. You can take a look for yourself to see where they are located below.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Hanwell Delivery Office Royal Mail Hanwell Delivery Office, Edinburgh Road, London 2 42
Post Office 139 Uxbridge Road, London 3.8 72
Post Box 173 Boston Road, London 0 0
Postbox Hanwell, London 5 1
Post Box 82 Seward Road, London 5 1
Post Box 65 Greenford Avenue, London 0 0
Postbox 13 Brisbane Road, London 5 1

Tube & Train stations nearby Hanwell

Train and tube stations in Hanwell can provide you with direct links to nearby cities and hence, they are a desirable feature for people when deciding on a place to live. Those who move into a city with direct transport links are able to travel further for work and will maybe spend less time commuting. Find a table below about where these transport links are:

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Hanwell Greater, Campbell Road, London 4.1 56

Health amenities that are in Hanwell

Hanwell has 9 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
Ealing Hospital 601 Uxbridge Road, Southall 2.5 706
Moorfields Ealing Outreach Within Ealing Hospital Ealing Hospital, Uxbridge Road, Southall 2.9 37
Ealing Paediatric Courses Within Ealing Hospital Uxbridge Road, Southall N/A N/A
Window to the Womb Ealing Unit 2, Broads Foundry, Trumpers Way, London 4.7 645
St Bernard’s Hospital Uxbridge Road, Southall 4.9 8
FAB Clinic 65 Greenford Avenue, London 4.8 127
Centro de Salud – Jerillo Francisco, 51 Uxbridge Road, London N/A N/A
Three Bridges Medium Secure Unit Hilda Road, Southall N/A N/A
Advanced Medical Services UK Limited Ealing, 146 The Broadway, London 5 3

What schools are nearby in Hanwell?

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

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Elthorne Park High School Westlea Road, London 4 18
Singing Lessons Lydia Marchione, AGSM 18 Green Lane, London 5 7
School of Five Element Shiatsu – Ealing 10 Southfield Cottages, London N/A N/A
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Matthew Kofi Waldren 18 Green Lane, London N/A N/A
Guido Mallardi 30 Osterley Park View Road, London 5 3
Hungry Caterpillar Day Nurseries Ltd Hanwell Children’s Centre, 25a Laurel Gardens, London 4.9 9
Hanwell Montessori Nursery & School Ground Floor, Saren House, London 5 6
Hanwell Bunnies Pre-school Playgroup Hanwell Methodist Church, 16 Church Road, London 5 2
Mission Polish School Westlea Road, London 4 4
Children Come First Nursery s Church Hall, 62 Greenford Ave St Mary, 62 Greenford Avenue, London 5 3
Ealing Autumn Festival 76 Milton Road, London 5 1
Vitality Leap’s Tai Chi School 2 Saint James’ Avenue, London N/A N/A
St Mark’s Primary School 22 Lower Boston Road, London 4.2 9
Oaklands Primary School Oaklands Primary School, Oaklands Road, Ealing 4.9 12
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School York Avenue, London 4.3 25
St Ann’s School Springfield Road, London N/A N/A
Kindred Hanwell Nursery and Pre-School 99 Oaklands Road, London 5 7
little inventors montessori nursery and preschool Hanwell, London 5 1
First Class Learning Northfields The William Hobbayne Centre, 45 Lower Boston Road, London N/A N/A

What areas are nearby?

Familiar with Hanwell? We value your opinion

We would love to hear what people like you think of Hanwell. Not only your experience there is valuable to us to understand what makes this area desirable but it might also help people moving into the area feel welcome and feel part of the Hanwell ‘s community.

Let us know what you think of our guide of Hanwell

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If you need a comparison of other nearby neighbourhoods besides Hanwell, Cozee Properties have provided you with guides with information on other areas too.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Ham See the guide here
Osterley See the guide here
Brentford See the guide here
Boston Manor See the guide here
Northfields See the guide here
Southall See the guide here
West Ealing See the guide here
Ealing See the guide here
Greenford See the guide here
Perivale See the guide here
Ham See the guide here
Osterley See the guide here
Brentford See the guide here
Boston Manor See the guide here
Northfields See the guide here
Southall See the guide here
West Ealing See the guide here
Ealing See the guide here
Greenford See the guide here
Perivale See the guide here

If you are looking to buy or sell a property and want to get an idea of how the market works there, have a look at our property prices guides below

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