Living in Uxbridge area information and guide

Uxbridge area overview

Uxbridge in far west London is right on the boundary with Buckinghamshire. It is home to two universities, Brunel and the Uxbridge campus of Buckinghamshire New University. The area features in significant historical events including negotiations during the English Civil War and as an RAF base at the centre of the Battle of Britain and preparations for the D-Day landings. Today there are some substantial local employers so it's not so much a commuter suburb as a large fairly self-contained town.

Cadbury, Xerox, Canon, Apple and PWC all have their main European offices in Uxbridge. Uxbridge is far out form the centre but does have its own tube station which is on both the Metropolitan and Piccadilly Lines and gets commuters to Baker Street in about 40 minutes.

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Key statistics for
Uxbridge UB8

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, Bangladesh
Rentonomy ratings are based on actual data

What areas are there in Uxbridge?

Uxbridge contains the following neighbourhoods defined by Rentonomy:

  • Uxbridge (UB8 1)
  • The Greenway (UB8 2)
  • Harlington Road (UB8 3)
Note: most expensive / cheapest postcodes based on weekly rental values for a 2 bed property

Transport in Uxbridge

Stations Lines Nearest Central Terminus1
Leicester Square (59 min)
Leicester Square (56 min)
West Drayton
First Great Western
Paddington (24 min)
Leicester Square (53 min)
West Ruislip
Oxford Circus (38 min)
West Ruislip
Chiltern Railways
Marylebone (27 min)
Leicester Square (51 min)
Ruislip Gardens
Oxford Circus (36 min)
Ruislip Manor
Leicester Square (49 min)
Hayes & Harlington
First Great Western
Paddington (17 min)
South Ruislip
Chiltern Railways
Marylebone (23 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

13% of non-UK born population


13% of non-UK born population


7% 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

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