Hounslow Borough Guide

Your All In London guide to Hounslow

A large, leafy and ethinically diverse borough stretching from Chiswick in the east to Heathrow Airport in the west. Heathrow is arguably a mixed blessing to the borough; it acts as one of the areas biggest employers and provides brilliant transport links, but sadly also provides levels of sound pollution well-beyond any normal person's tolerance level! Hounslow is lucky to have 5 beautiful stately homes within its boundaries each worthy of a visit.


"Hounslow is one of the larger outer London boroughs and lies to the west of the capital. The borough has a growing migrant community (it has one of the largest Indian communities in the country) with over forty per cent of the population having an ethnic minority background. local areas and communities in Hounslow are different in character. The level of overall deprivation is average. As with so many of London's boroughs, Hounslow is an area of contrasts from the relative disadvantage of parts such as Feltham, to those parts with significant wealth in the east of the borough, such as in Chiswick.

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Must see attractions in Hounslow

Bedfont Lakes

Clockhouse Lane, Feltham, Middlesex TW14 8QA
Syon Park and House

Brentford, Middlesex TW8 8JF

Regions & Neighbourhoods in Hounslow

Chiswick
Chiswick was originally located in Middlesex, but was incorprated into Greater London in 1965 as London expanded into the surrounding urban areas. Now, Chiswick is part of the London Borough of Hounsl...
Hounslow
Hounslow’s proximity to Heathrow has meant that this quiet (save for the sound of planes flying overhead) suburb has recently acquired several gleaming hotels of varying star ratings to cater to Lon...
Feltham
Being home to a young offender’s institution has given Feltham a notorious reputation, but things seem to be on the up. The borough of Hounslow is becoming ever more popular as an ideal location for...
Isleworth
Cheaper than Richmond but more expensive than neighbouring Brentford and Feltham, Isleworth’s popularity (and property values) are on the increase, thanks to its proximity to the Thames and attracti...

Neighbouring Boroughs

Hillingdon
The London Borough of Hillingdon the second largest in London and is located on the westerly edge of Great London, 14 miles from the centre. It is home to Heathrow Airport, the world's businest airp...
Ealing
The third largest of London's boroughs with a population of 300,000 and the 4th most ethnically diverse borough in the country in terms of sheer numbers, Ealing is said to be one of the prettiest of W...
Richmond upon Thames
Richmond-on-Thames occupies a prime spot along the river Thames and enjoys plentiful parkland, open spaces and other attractive scenery. Richmond Park and Bushey park are on the doorsteps of many of t...
Hammersmith and Fulham
Hammersmith and Fulham is a small Borough in the west of inner London split by the busy routes of the A4 and A40 which pass thorugh its heart. The borough can't be generalised as it really is a comple...

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