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Acton

Quiet, residential roads with a sense of community

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"With fantastic rail services from Acton, you can be in the heart of the West End in under 25 minutes!"

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What is your favourite place?

Where do Acton locals go?

The Station House

A little gem located in the heart of Acton in Poet's Corner and a lovely place to go for a bite to eat - great selection of food and very tasty. The Sunday lunch is AMAZING! Really nice paved garden out front with lots of plants and they let dogs in too!

Ealing Lawn Tennis Club

Based in the heart of Ealing Common, this tennis club has grass, indoor, clay and Astro courts.

The Aeronaut

Arguably one of Ealing borough's most unique venues. Circus themed, they have circus performances on Friday and Saturday evenings and they even have their own microbrewery onsite. Definitely one of the best beer gardens in London and a lively, fun place to go for a few drinks after a long week!

Putt in the Park

A really fun course for all ages and only £8pp.

11 Coffee & Co

Situated close to North Ealing Station, this café has a huge selection of freshly made cakes. The hot food is great too! Try the chicken and barley soup.

Yo Yo Kitchen

The best sushi takeaway in Ealing!

Natural Natural

Once it's past 5.30pm, all the fresh sushi goes half price - it's delicious! They also stock an array of Japanese food and drinks.

Atari-Ya

A Japanese fishmongers selling high-quality sushi and sashimi.

Cafe Paolo

A family run café that even has a loyalty offer of buy 8 breakfasts and get 1 free! An extremely friendly father and son team who make you feel welcome in the local area.

Hanger Hill Park

A great day out in the sun and a there's big pitch and putt course too!

The Duke of Sussex

A rustic gastropub with a great beer garden and excellent food. It can be a bit of a minor celeb hangout too!

Gochisou

Delicious freshly prepared sushi and hot dishes perfect for lunch time. They also sell bubble tea and after 4pm, the food is 50% off!

Gunnersbury Triangle

Bounded by train tracks, this picturesque spot is a haven for wildlife. There's a trail that you can follow with information points, where you can learn all about the local species.

Starbucks

Grab your morning coffee from here. The staff are really friendly and helpful and they even remember your name and the coffee you drink every day!

Ealing Common

One of the most open parks in Ealing - a great place to have a picnic, go for a run or play sports.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of North Acton, East Acton, Turnham Green, Gunnersbury, Chiswick, Ealing, Park Royal, South Ealing, Shepherd's Bush and North Ealing

What do you love about Acton?

Why do you find Acton a great place to live?

Katrin

"Acton is a friendly neighbourhood with a great family feel. Plenty of shops and exercise facilities to suit everyone!"

January 2015

Claire

"There is a great sense of community here with every amenity you could hope for. It is under rated and developing in a great way, with transport and small boutiques as opposed to big chain stores. It's close to some of London's great parks and has a roster of wonderful gesture pubs within easy distance. Great neighbourhood feel."

January 2015

Local resident

"Green and very quiet residential streets,the area is favoured by artists and media, so I love most of my neighbours! The family size 3-4 bedroom properties are much bigger than in Chiswick and much more appealing in their Georgian style with warm yellow brickwork."

May 2013

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  1. About Acton

    Acton is a district of west London, located in the London Borough of Ealing. Acton means "oak farm" or "farm by oak trees", and is derived from the Anglo-Saxon 'ac' (oak) and 'tun' (farm). Originally an ancient village (mentioned in the Domesday Book), as London expanded, Acton became absorbed into the city. Nowadays, Acton lies predominantly in the London Borough of Ealing, although some of East Acton lies within the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, and a small portion of South Acton within the London Borough of Hounslow. Acton is home to more railway stations than any other area of London; seven stations in the locality feature Acton in their name. Central Acton lies on the former main road between London and Oxford (the Uxbridge Road) and several inns along it date back several centuries as stopping places for travellers. Nowadays, the principal route linking London and Oxford (the A40 dual carriageway) bypasses central Acton, but passes through North Acton.

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