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

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Uxbridge is a suburban town in west London and the administrative headquarters of the London Borough of Hillingdon. Situated 15.4 miles (24.8 km) west-northwest of Charing Cross, it is one of the major metropolitan centres identified in the London Plan. Uxbridge formed part of the parish of Hillingdon in the county of Middlesex, and was a significant local commercial centre from an early time. As part of the suburban growth of London in the 20th century it expanded and increased in population, becoming a municipal borough in 1955, and has formed part of Greater London since 1965. “

What to do in the area of Uxbridge

It could be that Uxbridge has a lively atmosphere with many activities happening and there are ways to find this out. To discover what to do in your area, we recommend looking at sites like Timeout that list weekly events in Uxbridge. We want to make finding things easy, so here’s a link to see upcoming happenings in Uxbridge. Also, knowing what’s available in Uxbridge and where helps when getting to know a new place. That’s why we made a map with property price info from this article to simplify your search.

The amenities you might need in Uxbridge

Below is a list of the places you may want to check out if the area of Uxbridge. This can really help you out when you are moving to an area or neighbourhood.

Post offices in Uxbridge

Want to send and receive parcels easily? There is no better way to do that than having a post office nearby. Not only do they provide post services but post office in Uxbridge can provide a wide range of services such as: sending money or subscribing post insurance. Here is the list of post offices in your next area

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Uxbridge Post Office 148 High Street, Uxbridge 1.4 252
Post Box – Royal Mail Wellington Road, Uxbridge 1 1
Post box Uxbridge 0 0

How many hospitals, pharmacies and doctors are there in Uxbridge?

Uxbridge 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
CitiusTech Inc. Waters Meet, Willow Avenue, Denham, Uxbridge N/A N/A

What schools are nearby in Uxbridge?

Having a nearby school is ideal when relocating. Below is a list of schools located within Uxbridge

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
The Holiday Club & After School Club Belmont Road, Uxbridge N/A N/A
Hubris Music – Guitar/Piano Tuition/Events Guitarist Quaker Meeting House, 150 York Road, Uxbridge 5 1
Hermitage Primary School Belmont Road, Uxbridge 3.6 12
The Young Ones Nursery 2 Gatting Way, Uxbridge 4.2 5
St Mary’s Catholic Primary School Rockingham Close, Uxbridge 5 1
St. Andrew’s C of E Primary School Nursery Waye, Uxbridge 3.8 4
Creative Campus Bakers House, 20 Bakers Road, Uxbridge N/A N/A
Monkey Puzzle Uxbridge Day Nursery & Preschool Academy House, 74-75 High Street, 75 High Street, Uxbridge 4.8 21
www.nurseriesandschools.org Suite 402, The Atrium, 1 Harefield Road, Uxbridge N/A N/A
pilukarts travel and fun ltd flat 98, Mercantile House, Uxbridge N/A N/A
Kumon Maths & English Our Lady of Lourdes and St Michael, 1 Osborn Road, Uxbridge 4.9 35
November 18 High Street, Uxbridge N/A N/A
Melissa’s Magical Years Day Nursery Lawn Road, Uxbridge 4.6 21
Montessori Nursery in Uxbridge Cross Road, Uxbridge N/A N/A
The Kingsborough – Coat of Many Colours Nursery 4 New Windsor Street, Uxbridge 3.9 22
Wildlife watch club Harrow N/A N/A
Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust Wyvern House, Wyvern Way, Uxbridge 4 4
West London Institute of Technology Park Road, Uxbridge N/A N/A
Sophia’s Tiney Home Nursery 20 Rushes Mead, Uxbridge N/A N/A
Whitehall Infant School Cowley Road, Uxbridge 5 9

Tube & Train stations in and around Uxbridge

We assembled the train and tube stations of Uxbridge in a convenient table below so you can find the best location for you to live if transport connections are important to you.

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Uxbridge High Street, Uxbridge 4.3 243

Things that make us love Uxbridge

What makes the heart of Uxbridge? At Cozee we asked ourselves what would define the culture, the vibe of a given area. We have come up with the following elements so whether you are a foodie or a night bird, we got you covered. Check out the different restaurants, pubs, gym that exist in Uxbridge to help you decide to move in there.

Museums & Galleries in the area

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 Uxbridge 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

What kind of restaurants are there?

The below table gives you a good idea of what kind of options there are for eating out. In Uxbridge, 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
Subway 224 High Street, Uxbridge 4.3 132
Nonna Rosa 119 High Street, Uxbridge 4.3 1089
Swan & Bottle Oxford Road, Uxbridge 4.3 1463
Prezzo Italian Restaurant Uxbridge 9 Belmont Road, Uxbridge 4.3 587
Subway 134 High Street, Uxbridge 4.3 187
KFC Uxbridge – The Pavillions Shopping Centre Chequers Square, 37-38 High Street The Pavillion Shopping Centre, Uxbridge 4.3 870
Pret A Manger The Pavilions Shopping Centre, Grainge’s Yard, Uxbridge 4.3 291
Uxbridge Conservative & Social Club 46 Harefield Road, Uxbridge 4.3 71
Greggs 148-152 High Street, Uxbridge 4.3 293
BarItalia 120 High Street, Uxbridge 4.3 618
Whelan’s 135 High Street, Uxbridge 4.3 638
Creams Cafe Uxbridge 61 Belmont Road, Uxbridge 4.3 956
Five Guys Uxbridge 162-163 High Street, Uxbridge 4.3 1948
Wenzel’s the Bakers The Pavilions, 29 Grainge’s Yard, Uxbridge 4.3 37
Starbucks Coffee High Street, Uxbridge 4.3 512
Raj Restaurant 40 Windsor Street, Uxbridge 4.3 248
Bella Italia – Uxbridge 198-200 High Street, Uxbridge 4.3 1043
wagamama uxbridge the chimes, 201-203 High Street, Uxbridge 4.3 996
Shanghai in Uxbridge 24 Cowley Road, Uxbridge 4.3 N/A
Woodland Pizza & Kebab 24 Cowley Road, Uxbridge 4.3 339

The range of gyms in Uxbridge

In Uxbridge, using the public parks is not for everyone. Finding out if you are able to attend a local gym or leisure centre nearby may be a good idea if you are trying to move to the area perhaps for permanent residency.

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

What supermarkets are there?

Finally we wouldn’t like to let you down on where to do your grocery shopping in Uxbridge. Although solutions like Ocado, Amazon or other delivery services can be a great replacement, knowing if a grocery store is nearby the place you are about to live in is a big plus. Please find below the grocery stores in Uxbridge.

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

Parks and green spaces in Uxbridge

One of London’s best features is the large array of public parks and green spaces. See if Uxbridge offers room to explore and maybe take your dog for a walk.

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

Pubs

As Londoners, at Cozee we are deeply attached to our weekly attendance to our local pub. Why should you be different in the place where you are going to live? That is why we have been testing and reviewing all the pubs in Uxbridge. As a matter of fact, we didn’t… But we would have loved to. Here is then the list of the greatest pubs of Uxbridge

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.

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