Living in Brentford area information and guide

Brentford area overview

Brentford in west London has a fairly bland reputation but it is being boosted by the overflow from Chiswick to the east. It's famous mainly for its football team, hosting the start of the M4 and sitting where the Thames meets the river Brent. There's a bit of heritage though. For example a local town fair, called the Brentford Festival, has been held in Brentford every September since 1900. History buffs may also be impressed that it hosted a battle between Julius Ceasar and a local king.

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Key statistics for
Brentford TW8

Rentonomy Ratings1
Shopping & Leisure:
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People Profile1
Largest Age Group:
Largest non-UK nationalities:
Convivial Homeowners
< 20 years old
Republic of Ireland, India, Pakistan
Rentonomy ratings are based on actual data

What areas are there in Brentford?

Brentford contains the following neighbourhoods defined by Rentonomy:

  • Kew Bridge (TW8 0)
  • Brentford (TW8 8)
  • Boston Manor (TW8 9)
Note: most expensive / cheapest postcodes based on weekly rental values for a 2 bed property

Transport in Brentford

Stations Lines Nearest Central Terminus1
South West Trains
Waterloo (32 min)
Syon Lane
South West Trains
Waterloo (35 min)
Leicester Square (29 min)
Boston Manor
Leicester Square (32 min)
Kew Bridge
South West Trains
Waterloo (30 min)
South Ealing
Leicester Square (28 min)
Kew Gardens
Embankment (33 min)
South West Trains
Waterloo (37 min)
Embankment (30 min)
Acton Town
Leicester Square (24 min)
Embankment (36 min)
South West Trains
Waterloo (19 min)
North Sheen
South West Trains
Waterloo (25 min)
South West Trains
Waterloo (27 min)
Ealing Common
Leicester Square (27 min)
1Central Terminus represents one of the six most common destination stations in Central London through which all London Underground lines pass. No termini are shown for Overground Stations as mostly these don't have stops within the West End

Information on the people

Largest Age Group: < 20 years old
20 - 29
30 - 39
40 - 49
50 - 69
60 - 74
Largest Non-UK Nationality: Republic of Ireland

Republic of Ireland

19% of non-UK born population


10% of non-UK born population


4% of non-UK born population

Type: Convivial Homeowners

There are large numbers of well-paid professional couples here, often with children, choosing to live in diverse urban areas rather than the suburbs

Source: Experian

Places in the local area

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