Is West Acton a nice place to live in?

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Acton is a town and area in west London, England, within the London Borough of Ealing. It is 6.1 miles (10 km) west of Charing Cross. “

What to do in the area of West Acton

It could be that West Acton 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 West Acton. We want to make finding things easy, so here’s a link to see upcoming happenings in West Acton. Also, knowing what’s available in West Acton 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 things you might need in West Acton

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

Tube & Train stations nearby West Acton

Most want transit less than a 15 minute walk from home. We put together train and tube stations in West Acton to help find the optimal area for you. It could be that you don’t mind walking or it could be that public transport is necessary for you to get around.

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
West Acton Princes Gardens, London 4.3 30
North Ealing Station Road, London 4.1 34
Ealing Common Station Underground Ltd, Uxbridge Road, London 4 79

Are there many post offices in the region of West Acton?

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages a breeze. Post office branches in West Acton 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
Royal Mail Parcels – Acton Centre 10 Concord Road, London 3.1 7
Priority Postbox (NHS) 1 Eastfields Road, London 0 0
Ealing Common Post Office 2, Grosvenor Parade, Uxbridge Road, London 2.6 56

Medical institutions in West Acton

West Acton 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
The Boileau Road Surgery 104 Boileau Road, London 2.4 27

Schools in and around the area of West Acton

Having a nearby school is a plus when moving. Below are schools located by West Acton. This table is especially important to pay attention to if you are trying to find a place for your child to learn in the next few years.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
The Japanese School Ltd 87 Creffield Road, London 4.3 21
West Acton Primary School Noel Road, London 4.6 16
Maeda Gakuen Acton Yochien Sports Pavilion, Queen’s Drive, London 4.2 5
Kumon Maths & English West Acton Youth & Community Centre, Churchill Gardens 1 1
Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls Queen’s Drive, London 2.9 34
Twyford Church of England High School Twyford Crescent, London 4.1 26
Oxygen Acton 15, Vision Industrial Park, Kendal Avenue, London 4.1 2469
ena ロンドン Ealing教室 33 Hanger Lane, London N/A N/A
Maria Montessori Nursery School St Martins Church Hall, Hale Gardens, London 4.7 30
Ealing Lawn Tennis Club Daniel Road (off Creffield Road), Ealing, London 4.6 65
Greek School of London 3 Pierrepoint Road, London 4.3 14
Toys & Noise Day nursery 45a The Mall, London N/A N/A
St Vincent’s Roman Catholic Primary School 1 Pierrepoint Road, London 4.9 21
La Petite Ecole d’Ealing St Augustine’s Priory School, Hillcrest Road, London N/A N/A
West Acton Playgroup West Acton Community Centre, Churchill Gardens, London 3.3 4
Link School of English in London Ealing House, 33 Hanger Lane, London 4.6 62
Bumble Bees Day Nursery Ltd 21 Inglis Road, London 4.9 37
Monkey Puzzle Acton Day Nursery & Preschool 154 Saxon Drive, London 4 8
Al-farazdaq Arabic School Churchill Gardens, London 5 1
West Acton Field 175 Noel Road, London N/A N/A

Things we love about West Acton

West Acton 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, West Acton has something for your tastes. Explore spots below to get a feel for life here.

Museums & Galleries nearby

The vitality of a community stems from its residents who live, work, and engage with one another. Exploring an area through art offers a fresh perspective. If you’re considering relocating to West Acton, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. They offer delightful weekend activities and contribute to the vibrant atmosphere of the region.

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 gyms are there in West Acton?

In West Acton, 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

Pubs in the region

As Londoners, we cherish our local pubs. West Acton has some great go-to spots. From smaller, more family run chains to larger pubs like WeatherSpoons, there is a pub for everyone in the area.

Pub name Name Address Description
George & Dragon 183 High Street Acton W3 9DJ At the heart of the historic Acton Town Centre, this welcoming venue has three bars of real character; an atmospheric front bar (now used for seating and live music) leads through to a heritage bar with exposed original features probably from the 17th Century, and a cavernous and stylish back room which serves as the bar and the current;y unused brewery. Beers are usually from Clouded Minds or 5 Points, and two ciders are usually also available (but may not be real). The bar features a list of landlords dating back to 1759. The back of the bar is dominated with an impressive array of vast copper and chrome brewing vessels, whilst the large square bar in the centre of the room is adorned by two art nouveau statues. The north wall is covered by a Rousseau style leafy mural.
Pint of Hops 73 Churchfield Road Acton W3 6AX New bottle shop in former off license premises. Has a large variety of bottled and can beer. Now six keg taps with variety of beers including from Europe. Can drink inside and outside but limited space.
Red Lion & Pineapple 281 High Street Acton W3 9BP A Wetherspoon pub at the top of Acton Hill, formerly owned by Fuller’s. Two pubs here were combined in 1906, hence the unique name. The larger room is home to the circular bar, surrounded by red and black tiles. The windows are large, with etched and stained tops, and the walls are decorated with historical photographs of Acton. The smaller room is mainly used by diners and families. The rear patio area was recently refurbished. Alcohol is served from 9am.
Rocket 11 Churchfield Road Acton W3 6BD Divided into two parts, the dining area has beige walls and seating plus a pinewood floor whilst the bar area is much darker with much redness and colourfully furnished. The upstairs function room is used by local groups for film clubs, a book club, life drawing classes as well as comedy nights and other live gigs. Brunch served 10-1. Real ale may return when the weather gets cooler.
Shepherds Bush Cricket Club 38 Bromyard Avenue Acton W3 7BP Established in 1882 the club is one of the oldest cricket clubs in London and a founder member of the Middlesex County Cricket League in 1972. The pump clips were turned round recently so the beer may only be keg when cricket is not being played.
Station House Station Buildings, Churchfield Road Acton W3 6BH Originally the station booking hall, the upstairs is known as the Red Room and houses the open kitchen and bar and is available between 7pm and 11pm (Noon-9pm on Sundays). It can also be hired for private functions and has a large vaulted roof and arched windows. The pub specialises in Southern Italian tapas & artisan pizzas, although a big burger range is also available. The kitchen is open late till 10.30pm (10pm on Sundays). The outside terrace can become busy, especially when the bar is playing amplified music. The building is locally listed.
West London Trades Union Club 33-35 High Street Acton W3 6ND This small and friendly Club – run as a co-operative – combines excellent real ale with a busy cultural and social life. Two real ales are served from a variety of small independent breweries – and particularly from the Portobello brewery range. The Acton Community Theatre is upstairs, and regular film shows are also held. The Club is usually closed on Saturdays, but opens on some for special events – see website for dates and details. The local CAMRA branch is an associate member – show a CAMRA membership card or a copy of the Good Beer Guide to gain access. The Club celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2023, and the building has been part of the co-operative movement for over a century.

Green space in the city of West Acton

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

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

What supermarkets are there?

Perhaps one of the most common amenities in West Acton would be supermarkets. Below, you will be able to tell what type of supermarket there are in West Acton 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

The types of restaurants

West Acton has a range of different places to eat. From Chinese, Indian or Italian ones, your area is vibrant with life and if you are a foodie you will surely find what you are looking for here.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Nando’s Park Royal Unit 1, Royale Leisure Park, Kendal Avenue, London 4.3 2738
Nando’s Ealing Common 1-2 Station Buildings, Uxbridge Rd Ealing, Greater, London 4.3 752
Karaam Lebanese Catering Grosvenor Parade, 5, London 4.3 70
Villa Toscana 5 Boileau Road, London 4.3 285
Shell Park Royal, Royale Leisure Park, Dukes Road, London 4.3 59
Ealing Express 22 Station Parade, Uxbridge Road, London 4.3 110
Anaya Cafe (Basrah Lounge) 165 Dukes Road, London 4.3 1065
Greystoke 17 Hanger Lane, London 4.3 651
A TO Z RESTAURANT 150 Horn Lane, London 4.3 N/A
Leila Moroccan and Lebanese Restaurant 5, Grosvenor Parade, Uxbridge Road, London 4.3 481
Yo Yo Kitchen 4 Station Parade, Noel Road, London 4.3 254
Hopewell Chinese Take Away 4 Boileau Road, London 4.3 59
11 Coffee & Co. 11, Queens Parade, London 4.3 363
Braza Steaks Westwood Park Trading Estate, Concord Road, London 4.3 N/A
The Truth London 165 Dukes Road, London 4.3 N/A
البصره لونج 165 Dukes Road, London 4.3 1
Reivas Madeley Road, London 4.3 N/A
Gokyuzu Restaurant Park Royal Park Royal Leisure Centre, Western Avenue, London 4.3 655
Nova Park Royal Kendal Avenue, London 4.3 1208
Five Guys Park Royal Park, Royale Leisure Park, Kendal Avenue, London 4.3 122

Other nearby neighbourhoods

Tell us what you think of West Acton

We would love to hear what people like you think of West Acton. 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 West Acton ‘s community.

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

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Turnham Green See the guide here
Gunnersbury See the guide here
Northfields See the guide here
Acton See the guide here
West Ealing See the guide here
White City See the guide here
East Acton See the guide here
Ealing See the guide here
Old Oak Common See the guide here
Park Royal See the guide here
Perivale See the guide here
Harlesden See the guide here
Alperton See the guide here
Stonebridge See the guide here
Tokyngton See the guide here
Turnham Green See the guide here
Gunnersbury See the guide here
Northfields See the guide here
Acton See the guide here
West Ealing See the guide here
White City See the guide here
East Acton See the guide here
Ealing See the guide here
Old Oak Common See the guide here
Park Royal See the guide here
Perivale See the guide here
Harlesden See the guide here
Alperton See the guide here
Stonebridge See the guide here
Tokyngton See the guide here

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