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A west London suburb in a fantastic position for London's road network

"The great thing about Osterley is its transport links, with frequent Piccadilly line services to Heathrow and central London and the A4 nearby too."

Christopher Howard

"Looking out over Hounslow Heath, you forget you're in London."

Adam O'Leary

"Hanwell Clock Tower is at the heart of the conservation area and Hanwell's charming town centre."

Alexi Earl

What is your favourite place?

Where do Heston locals go?

Lampton Park

I often walk my dog in this park. It's a lovely green space in the summer and there's a children's play area too.

Delhi Wala

The most delicious sweet and savoury Indian snacks you will ever taste!

Osterley Park Farm Shop

Just along the drive into Osterley Park is this great farm shop that is open all weekend!

Osterley Park

Run by the National Trust, it's a fab place to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon - walks by the lake, space for frizbie, or a cream tea at the café.

Osterley Wyevale Garden Centre

A huge range of pretty flowers, homeware and a fish store with some incredible breeds of fish. If you're tired of looking at all of that, you can stop and have a scone and a cup of tea - beautiful!

Hanwell Lock

Part of the Grand Union Canal, this a very picturesque place for a stroll. You can even get a pint at the local pub after called The Fox.

Hanwell Lock

Part of the Grand Union Canal, this a very picturesque place for a stroll. You can even get a pint at the local pub after called The Fox.

West 7 Reclamation

Doors, floors, fireplaces and anything in between. Perfect if you're looking for something unique!

Bunny Park

As well as fantastic play areas for kids of all ages, there is a maze and an animal park that houses birds, goats, sheep and peacocks. The peacocks roam free so be careful not to get chased by one as you walk around!

The Clocktower Café

A lovely community coffee shop that serves great coffee and fantastic breakfasts, from a traditional English with all the trimmings, to a mountain of American style pancakes with lashings of maple syrup and a side of bacon.

Twickenham Stadium

Stir the emotions with the pre-match national anthems!

Town Wharf

The place to visit on the River Thames when you come to Old Isleworth. Great food and an amazing location!

The London Apprentice

Set along the River Thames, this pub is the most famous and possibly oldest in Isleworth.

Syon Park

As well as Syon House and its gardens by the River Thames, there is a café, garden centre and the new Hilton hotel nearby.

Botwell Green Sports and Leisure Centre

A well equipped fitness centre that has a great swimming pool!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Osterley, Hounslow, Cranford, Isleworth, Syon, Old Isleworth, Whitton, Bedfont, Hanwell and Brentford

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Why do you find Heston a great place to live?


"Connectivity with Central London."

September 2014

Local resident

"The lovely rural setting. Heston is stepped in history and benefits from its close proximity to Osterlery Park & House which is part of The National Trust. The area is typified by pre and post war housing. A notable exception of this is the Wheatlands Estate, built in 1963, which boasts a wide selection of two-bed apartments ranging up to four-bed detached houses all in a very modern style."

October 2012


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"The largest Sikh Gurdwara outside of India is located in Southall and has a staggering capacity of 3,000 worshippers at any one time."

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West Middlesex University Hospital - Queen Mary Maternity Unit

Gumley House Convent School
We provide NHS maternity services to Hounslow and Richmond Upon Thames working closely with local GPs and community midwives. Our maternity unit is equipped with a natural birth centre and delivery theatres in a relaxed and modern environment close to the main hospital. There is a full range of specialist care available at the main hospital should any need arise including a Special Care Baby Unit with expert medical staff. Our maternity unit is nationally recognised for providing excellent support and services: *We are the first maternity unit in London to be awarded Stage 3 (highest level) Baby Friendly accreditation from UNICEF. *We have been awarded CNST Level 3 (highest level) for the quality and safety of our maternity healthcare. Take a look at our website and online video tour to find out more about our unit. Our friendly team would love the opportunity to chat to you and offer advice if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Please get in touch on the contact details provided here. Website

The Little Art Room

The Little Art Room
THE little ART ROOM is an award winning unique art studio and community hub offering a variety of art and family fun in a relaxed atmosphere. They offer ceramic painting, canvas drawing/painting, build a bear and decopatch on a drop in basis - no booking required. Artwork prices range from £12.50 to £15.00 inclusive of all materials required to complete your artwork. Website

Tiny Tunes

Isleworth Library
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website

Snakes & Ladders

Snakes & Ladders

Joyce Butler School of Dance

St Paul's Church
We offer classes in Ballet Modern Tap Jazz Classical Greek and National Dance. As well as offering open classes in all disciplines from age 3 upwards we also prepare students for the RAD (Royal Academy of Dance) graded examinations in Ballet. Website

Great and Small

St Paul's Church
Join us for our BIG preschool stay and play Great and Small At Great and Small, there's something for all children, from the tiniest newborn to big 3 and 4 year olds. On the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month from we get together for fun, games, crafts, music, puppets, soft play, refreshments, home made cakes and much more. Cost : £3 per child (50p per sibling) Website

Kung Fu Kids-YMAA

Community Hall
Our Kung Fu Kids program use Shaolin exercises and games to develop physical fitness, coordination, and concentration according to YMAA Kung Fu Kids program. This training builds mutual respect and self-confidence through teamwork, setting objectives, and achieving goals. Kids Shaolin Kung Fu also heavily emphasizes fundamentals, basics, and foundation, which are all essential skills to the development and furthering of a student's martial arts training. First session is FREE, when you like it the monthly payment is £27 (for once a week) or £8 per session. Annual membership: £50 Website
  1. About Heston

    Heston is a place in the London Borough of Hounslow, west London. It is a suburban development area, based on a former farming village 10.8 miles (17.4 km) west south-west of Charing Cross.

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