Living in Greenford area information and guide

Greenford area overview

Greenford in west London is a pleasant residential suburb with a long history as a stand alone town, before it was absorbed into London. It developed as a manufacturing centre transporting goods to central Lodnon via the Grand Union Canal. Today there are some heavyweight employers there including IBM, Panavision and Royal Mail.

As well as the local workforce they are attracted by the areas excellent transport accessibility as Western Avenue runs straight through it (the main road which connects Oxford City to Oxford Street). Greenford is home to The London Motorcycle Museum, capital's only motorcycle museum with a display of around 200 exhibits on display including a wide range of bikes & memorabilia.

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Key statistics for
Greenford UB6

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

What areas are there in Greenford?

Greenford contains the following neighbourhoods defined by Rentonomy:

  • Whitton Avenue West (UB6 0)
  • Buckingham Avenue (UB6 7)
  • Perivale (UB6 8)
  • Goring Way (UB6 9)
Note: most expensive / cheapest postcodes based on weekly rental values for a 2 bed property

Transport in Greenford

Stations Lines Nearest Central Terminus1
South Greenford
First Great Western
Paddington (23 min)
Perivale
Central
Oxford Circus (26 min)
Greenford
Central
Oxford Circus (29 min)
Sudbury Town
Piccadilly
Leicester Square (36 min)
Castle Bar Park
First Great Western
Paddington (20 min)
Sudbury & Harrow Road
Chiltern Railways
Marylebone (17 min)
Sudbury Hill
Piccadilly
Leicester Square (39 min)
Sudbury Hill Harrow
Chiltern Railways
Marylebone (20 min)
Alperton
Piccadilly
Leicester Square (34 min)
Drayton Green
First Great Western
Paddington (18 min)
Northolt
Central
Oxford Circus (31 min)
Northolt Park
Chiltern Railways
Marylebone (23 min)
Wembley Central
Bakerloo
Oxford Circus (31 min)
Hanger Lane
Central
Oxford Circus (24 min)
West Ealing
First Great Western
Paddington (13 min)
Hanwell
First Great Western
Paddington (15 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
 
20 - 29
 
30 - 39
 
40 - 49
 
50 - 69
 
60 - 74
 
75+
Largest Non-UK Nationality: India

India

21% of non-UK born population

Republic of Ireland

12% of non-UK born population

Kenya

9% 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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