Highlights of Hounslow


Hounslow offers a quiet retreat for most visitors to London along with a strategic proximity to Heathrow Airport. The highlights of the town are being enumerated below.

Old Post Office

The old post office is located off Hounslow High Street.

Blenheim Centre

Located in the heart of Hounslow, The Blenheim Centre is the venue for all types of activities and for everything you need whether you wish to go for shopping, eating, going to the gym or visiting the doctor. The Blenheim Centre is situated adjacent to Hounslow town centre and parallel to the High Street. The A4 Great West Road runs to the north of the town centre, linking to the elevated section of the M4 to the east and Heathrow to the west. It is easily accessible by tube as Hounslow East and Central stations are both within a 5 minute walk, by bus as services stop directly outside and by car. The Centre has retail, healthcare and restaurant accommodation and the main occupiers are Asda Food store, Dreams and Delhi 6 restaurant. A medical centre and a gym are also located here.

Hounslow railway station

The station is on the Hounslow Loop Line, in the London Borough of Hounslow, in west London, and it is in Travelcard Zone 5. The station and all trains serving it are operated by South West Trains. It was opened by the London and South Western Railway on 1 February 1850. The Station has now been revamped with a £650,000 facelift which took four months to complete. The renovations include a new, larger booking hall and toilet, better access for people with disabilities and a low energy lighting system. The preceding station is Isleworth and the following stations are Whitton and Feltham. The typical off-peak service from the station in trains per hour is 4 direct trains to Waterloo via Brentford, 2 circuitously to Waterloo via Twickenham and Richmond and 2 to Weybridge.

Holy Trinity Church

This church is located on High Street in Hounslow, Middlesex, TW3 1HG. The directions to the church are Osterley, Wood Lane Railway Bridge (N-bound), Isleworth, Greater London TW7, UK. By road, you need to head south on Wood Lane towards Braybourne Drive and then turn right onto London Road/A315 and continue to follow A315. Then turn right onto Douglas Road.

Banks in Hounslow

The major banks in Hounslow include:

Barclays Bank, 210 High Street, Hounslow, TW3 1DL, with other branches at 489 London Road, Isleworth, TW7 4BZ, 368/372 Bath Road, Hounslow, TW4 7HY, 203 High Street and many others.

Halifax at Hounslow Central, 222/226 High Street, TW3 1HB, Hounslow East, 114 High Street, TW3 1NG, Feltham The Centre, 30a The Centre TW 13 4AU, and at Chiswick.
The other banks in Hounslow include HSBC, Lloyds TSB, Nationwide, Nat West, and Santander.

Jersey Gardens

It is a 3.25-hectare site situated in the London Borough of Hounslow. The Local Authority acquired the site in 1927 from the Osterley Sand & Gravel Company. It had previously been a gravel pit, with the gravel being used to build the banks at Osterley Tube Station on the Great West Road (A4). A sunken rock garden is its main feature. Jersey Gardens are located in the Osterley and Spring Grove Ward of the London Borough of Hounslow in southwest London.
The gardens were created from a disused gravel pit, purchased in 1927 and designed and laid out between 1928 and 1931 by the local authority under the guidance of Park Superintendent, William MacDonald Campbell. The park was created at a time of rapid expansion of the residential areas of West London and therefore a perceived need to provide open spaces for public recreation and health. The alpine rockery is a unique feature in London and perhaps in the whole of the southeast of England.

Hounslow East Tube Station

The tube station is a London Underground station in Hounslow in west London designed by Acanthus. The station is on the Heathrow branch of the Piccadilly line, between Hounslow Central and Osterley. The station is located on Kingsley Road about 400m north of Hounslow High Street. Hounslow bus garage is a short walk to the south. It is in Travelcard Zone 4.

Rear of the Treaty Centre It is a shopping centre on High Street Hounslow, London TW3 1ES.