Living in Northolt area information and guide

Northolt area overview

Northolt is a suburban town in outer north west London. The area is cut in half by Western Avenue (A40) which connects Oxford (as the M40) with the centre of the London. Large-scale private development began after the First World War in the 1920s and 1930's north of Western Avenue. In the 1960's and 70's a huge amount of social housing was built to the south particularly along the Kensington and Ruislip Roads. In the last few years, a new large private housing development know as Grand Union Village was built on the former site of the Taylor Woodrow company, adjacent to the Grand Union Canal and incorporates a new canal boat marina.

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Key statistics for
Northolt UB5

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

What areas are there in Northolt?

Northolt contains the following neighbourhoods defined by Rentonomy:

  • Northolt (UB5 4)
  • Church Road (UB5 5)
  • Taywood Road (UB5 6)
Note: most expensive / cheapest postcodes based on weekly rental values for a 2 bed property

Transport in Northolt

Stations Lines Nearest Central Terminus1
Oxford Circus (31 min)
South Ruislip
Oxford Circus (34 min)
South Ruislip
Chiltern Railways
Marylebone (23 min)
Northolt Park
Chiltern Railways
Marylebone (23 min)
Oxford Circus (29 min)
Ruislip Gardens
Oxford Circus (36 min)
South Harrow
Leicester Square (41 min)
Rayners Lane
Leicester Square (44 min)
South Greenford
First Great Western
Paddington (23 min)
Sudbury Hill
Leicester Square (39 min)
Sudbury Hill Harrow
Chiltern Railways
Marylebone (20 min)
Leicester Square (47 min)
Ruislip Manor
Leicester Square (49 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

14% of non-UK born population


14% of non-UK born population

Sri Lanka

8% of non-UK born population

Type: Global Fusion

Here we have lots of young working people living in metropolitan terraces from a wide variety of ethnic backgrounds.

Source: Experian

Places in the local area

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