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Hammersmith

Riverside charm coupled with exceptional commuter convenience

"Designed by Sir Joseph Bazalgette, Hammersmith Bridge was the first suspension bridge built over the Thames."

Annabelle Bent

"It's lovely to see the local community come together to maintain the walled garden in Ravenscourt Park - it's such a pretty place to sit and relax!"

Christopher Howard

"The views of the Thames from Chiswick Mall are exceptional - I never tire of them..."

Christopher Howard

What is your favourite place?

Where do Hammersmith locals go?

Ravenscourt Park Walled Garden

It's lovely to see the local community come together to maintain the walled garden in Ravenscourt Park - it's such a pretty place to sit and relax!

Brackenburys

A deli and coffee shop in one, Brackenburys sells some awesome European delicacies.

H G Walter

The best in W14, this traditional butchers sells top quality meat.

Stenton Family Butchers

The place all locals in Brackenbury Village go if they want bespoke cuts of meat. Truly a great experience and thoroughly recommended.

K West Hotel & Spa

Frequented by celebrities, this out-of-the-way hotel has an amazing spa and a glam rock inspired afternoon tea too!

Toro Gordo

An intimate setting with exceptionally accommodating staff and a diverse menu.

The Colton Arms

The Colton Arms is a great pub right next to Queens Club. It has just undergone a major refurbishment and looks so beautiful inside and out. There is a lovely beer garden, a great new chef and a wonderfully friendly team. They also have quiz nights, steak nights, deals on prosecco, brunch and a cracking Sunday roast. I couldn't recommend it more.

The Blue Boat

Riverside views of Hammersmith Bridge, great atmosphere and good burgers!

The Havelock Tavern

A fantastic little pub that does a superb steak! One of the best locals in Brook Green with friendly service and a great selection of craft beers and ales.

The Old Ship

As well as the tasty food, this pub offers the most impressive views of the Thames - you can't beat a cold glass of wine while looking out over the water.

The Sindercombe Social

Perfect for after work drinks or a bite to eat before a gig at the O2 empire, theres a laid back vibe and they have a DJ at the weekends.

Kerbisher & Malt

Sustainable and stylish fish and chips that taste fantastic!

Mirabell Cucina

An Italian deli that specialises in paninis, wraps and sandwiches on a variety of breads, as well as hot meals. Beautiful cabinets display fresh produce daily!

The River Café

It ain't cheap, but it is the finest Italian cooking this side of the Dolomites!

Patio Restaurant

Traditional Polish cuisine and a convenient setting just off Shepherd's Bush Common. The dishes are comforting and the interior is welcoming.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Barons Court, West Kensington, Shepherd's Bush, Holland Park, Earls Court, Turnham Green, Fulham, East Acton, Kensington and Barnes

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Why do you find Hammersmith a great place to live?

Omar

"I love this area!"

January 2015

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"Hammersmith Bridge is the oldest suspension bridge in London. The Victorian ironwork was the first suspension bridge to be built over the River Thames, linking Hammersmith with Barnes. It is now a Grade II listed structure."

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Little Stage Academy

Westside Community School
The Little Stage Academy is a unique class designed to teach our younger members dance, drama, singing and musical theatre all in one motivating and exciting session, all under one roof! Syllabus class work can sometimes be restrictive; instead, our classes are open and eclectic. We allow our 'Little Luvvies' to be individuals within class time by encouraging them to express themselves and release their inhibitions through the performing arts. As we know, no two children are the same and so we believe that by allowing them to be individuals, but guiding them at the same time, they will thrive and reach their full potential. These are important years of any child's life and we are here to help them gain the benefits of all these skills in one!! Website

NCT Bumps & Babies at Brook Green

The Queen's Head Pub
Anyone expecting a baby, new parents, parents with a new baby and older children. Everyone with a pre-school age child is welcome. Website

New Mum New You

Melcombe Children Centre
12 week weight management programme for new mums involving exercise and nutrition tips

Song Academy

The Holy Trinity Church
Song Academy provides a unique and exciting opportunity for children to write and record songs from scratch in collaboration with experienced professional musicians. Song Academy is for everyone whether they play an instrument feel they can sing can write creatively or not. Take on the many roles in the collaborative songwriting process the songwriter music producer and recording artist. At the end of a term the children perform in their own gig with a live band of professional musicians and take home a compilation CD of all their song. Website

Expectant Fathers Programme

Melcombe Primary School
The EFP (Expectant Fathers Programme) is designed for new and expectant fathers who express a need for guidance and support in their role. The Expectant Fathers Programme has been developed in the UK it is evidence-based with input and guidance from UK fathers and professionals within the field and is exclusively available through Working With Men. The EFP supports fathers to learn the practical skills they will need with their babies to enable them to be competent and confident fathers & build new fathers confidence generally but particularly in terms of their role their skills and their ability to support both their partner and baby. The EFP consists of a 1 day course and runs once a month on a Saturday 10am - 4pm To book visit our website or text DAD and your email address to 82727 (Free SMS)

Little Stage Academy

DRINK ME EAT ME
The Little Stage Academy is a unique class designed to teach our younger members dance, drama, singing and musical theatre all in one motivating and exciting session, all under one roof! Syllabus class work can sometimes be restrictive; instead, our classes are open and eclectic. We allow our 'Little Luvvies' to be individuals within class time by encouraging them to express themselves and release their inhibitions through the performing arts. As we know, no two children are the same and so we believe that by allowing them to be individuals, but guiding them at the same time, they will thrive and reach their full potential. These are important years of any child's life and we are here to help them gain the benefits of all these skills in one!! Website

Antenatal HypnoBirthing Classes


HypnoBirthing is the Childbirth Preparation method that everyone is talking about. Experience a relaxed more comfortable natural birthing free of fear or anxiety. The classes are run over a weekend by fully certified HypnoBirthing Practitioners Steve & Sonia Griffiths. They have over 10 years experience between them. Website
  1. About Hammersmith

    Hammersmith is an urban centre in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham in west London, approximately 5 miles (8 km) west of Charing Cross on the north bank of the River Thames. One of west London's key transport hubs and commercial and employment centres, and home to several multinational company offices, it is focused on the two London Underground stations, bus station and road network node at Hammersmith Broadway. It is bordered by Shepherds Bush to the north, West Kensington to the east, Fulham to the south and Chiswick to the west, and is linked by Hammersmith Bridge to Barnes in the southwest.

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