Acton is an area in West London, England. North Acton, West Acton, East Acton, South Acton, Acton Green, Acton Town and Acton Central are all parts of Acton, In 2001 the census showed it has a population of 53,689 people.The […]

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Brentford’s name derives from a fording point built on the River Brent. The river’s name, “Brent”, is thought to have been named after the Celtic Goddess ‘Brigantes’.There has been some notable people and pieces of architecture in Brentford, Such as […]

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Barnes falls under the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames; it is a riverside London suburb in southwest London. Barnes is well known for its historic village area centred on the pond, it has a various amount of 18th and […]

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Chelsea is in the South-East of England, very close to London (Slightly to the SW of London).The name Chelsea derives from the Anglo Saxons. In Old English it means “Landing place for Chalk and Limestone”. In Anglo Saxon, it translates […]

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“Chiswick” has an Old English meaning, “Cheese Farm”, and originates from the farms and riverside meadows which are thought to have sustained an annual cheese fair up until the mid 18th century. Dating to very early times Flint axes were […]

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Ealing is a major suburban development, 7.7 miles west from Charing Cross, and is often called the “Queen of Suburbs”. Archaeological evidence has shown that Ealing has been inhabited for about 7000 years, with items such as pots from the […]

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Earls Court

Earls Court is a built-up area in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, England, it is situated 5 km (3.1 miles) west south-west of Charing Cross. According to the census taken in 2001 the Earls Court ward […]

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Fulham is located in the SE of England, slightly South-West from London, in close proximity to other towns such as Chelsea, Putney, Charing Cross, etc. Fulham (or Fullanham as it was once called), could mean “The place of mud”, which […]

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Hammersmith is 5 miles west of London in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. It is also west of Charing Cross. It is one of west London’s major commercial, employment and main transport hubs. Also it is home to […]

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The town of Hanwell is located between Southall and Ealing. There are many speculations as to where the name “Hanwell” originated from, some of which include environmental landscapes, boundary lines, cockerel, etc. For example, near Hanwell there was a spring […]

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