Living in Chiswick 

Chiswick property & area guide 

Living in Chiswick

Chiswick’s broad range of family homes has led to it becoming one of the most popular of London’s suburbs. With Georgian, Edwardian and Victorian property sharing the pavements alongside New Build and modern apartments and houses, the Chiswick area has an unrivalled vibrancy that attracts both families and young professionals alike.

One of its main draws for all those who come to visit or to live in Chiswick is the number of excellent parks, sports facilities and schools within such close proximity. Situated on the River Thames and conveniently close to both the M4/A4 and M40/A40 arteries in to and out of Prime Central London, this leafy suburb offers some of the best commuter links found outside of Central London. As part of the London Borough of Hounslow, Chiswick is only 6 miles outside Central London.

Chiswick offers numerous independent shops operating alongside the more recognisable High Street labels. The area is also no stranger to fine dining with three Michelin Star restaurants within easy reach and many others just a short trip by public transport. Home to banks of exquisite Riverside property and the renowned Bedford Park, with its Grade II Listed properties designed by the world famous architect Norman Shaw, Chiswick offers something for everyone.

Best known for

Hogarth’s House is the former residence of 18th Century English artist William Hogarth, today it is a Grade 1 listed building owned by Hounslow Council. Fuller’s Brewery is London’s largest and oldest brewery and is famous for having the UK’s oldest wisteria plant growing at its brewery. Bedford Park is believed to be London’s first garden suburb, known for its large family homes, many are Grade II listed and designed by architect Richard Norman Shaw.

Social and cultural attractions

The annual Bedford Park Festival in June is one of London's best arts and community events, attracting thousands of people from the local area and further afield. The Chiswick Book Festival held in September is a non-profit-making, community event which attracts many of the leading names in literature and the Tabard Theatre hosts a programme of concerts and shows throughout the year.

The annual Oxford v Cambridge Boat Race is a well-established and popular fixture in the British sporting calendar, upwards of 250,000 people watch the race from the banks of the river each year. The finish, just before Chiswick Bridge is marked by the University Stone on the south bank and a University Post on the north bank.

Chiswick House is a magnificent neo-Palladian villa set in beautiful historic gardens in west London. Built by the third Earl of Burlington in 1729 to showcase his art collection and to enthral his guests, the house continues to display many spectacular works of art and provides a stunning venue for entertaining. The gardens at Chiswick are the birthplace of the English Landscape Movement and have inspired countless gardens including New York's Central Park.

Sport and leisure facilities

Dukes Meadows offer Golf and Tennis and even Skiing in Skiplex and various gyms and pools dot the area. Chiswick Theatre Arts offers dance and drama for children and adults. Rowing is a popular sport in Chiswick with the Thames being so close, Chiswick’s local clubs are the Cygnet Rowing Club, Quintin Boat Club and British Rowing.

Getting around

Chiswick is served by the District and Piccadilly line and over ground rail on five tube stations and two railway stations; Turnham Green, Chiswick Park, Gunnersbury, Stamford Brook and Ravenscourt Park. Chiswick is within close proximity to the M4, providing fast access to Heathrow and the West Country.

Our favourite place

Michelin starred restaurant, La Trompette serves excellent French food from the partnership behind Chez Bruce and Glasshouse. Other fantastic restaurants include Le Vacherin, The High Road Brasserie which is part of Soho House, Sam’s Brasserie supported by Rick Stein, and the Michael Nadra. The Chiswick Farmers and Fine Foods Market is held every Sunday morning in a farmyard setting of Grove Park Farm House and refreshments are provided by the local Bowls Club.

Foster’s Bookshop is housed in the oldest shop on the Chiswick Road and sells old and rare books. The Outsider Tart for delicious cakes, delicatessens Mortimer & Bennett for artisan cheeses, charcuterie, confectionery and deli cupboard delights. There is also a department store called The Old Cinema devoted to selling antique, vintage, retro and upcycled furniture.


Orchard House School
16 Newton Grove
W4 1LB

0208 742 8544


The Chiswick and Bedford Park Preparatory School
Priory House
Priory Avenue
W4 1TX

0208 994 1804


Belmont Primary School
1 Belmont Road
W4 5UL

0208 994 7677


West London Free School
Cambridge Grove
W6 0LB

020 8600 0670


Latymer Preparatory School
36 Upper Mall
W6 9TA

0208 748 0303


Heathfield House School
Turnham Green Church Hall
Heathfield Gardens
W4 4JU

020 8994 3385


St. Augustine's Priory
Hillcrest Road
W5 2JL

020 8997 2022


St Mary's RC Junior and Infant School
Duke Road
W4 2DF

020 8994 5606


Grove Park Primary School
Nightingale Close
W4 3JN

020 8994 7405


Hospitals and medical practices

Chiswick Health Practice
Chiswick Health Centre
Fishers Lane
W4 1RX

0208 630 1600


Acton Lane Medical Centre Ltd
Acton Lane
W4 5DG

020 8995 5706


Charing Cross Hospital
Fulham Palace Rd
W6 8RF

020 3311 1234


Grove Park Surgery
95 Burlington Lane
W4 3ET

020 8747 1549


Bars and restaurants

La Trompette
High-end French cuisine
5-7 Devonshire Rd
Greater London
W4 2EU

020 3641 9304


301-303 Chiswick High Road
W4 4H

020 3544 2411


Le Vacherin
French cuisine
76-77 South Parade
W4 5LF

020 8742 2121


Restaurant Michael Nadra
British, European and Asian
6-8 Elliott Road
W4 1PE

020 3589 2136


Duke of Sussex
75 South Parade
W4 5LF

020 3641 5840


Bill's Restaurant Chiswick
American Diner
270-272 Chiswick High Road
W4 1PD

020 8996 2923


La Mancha
142 Chiswick High Road
W4 1PU

020 8994 6816


Theatres and cinemas

Tabard Theatre
2 Bath Road
W4 1LW

0208 995 6035


Lyric Theatre Ltd
King St
W6 0QL

020 8741 6850


Cineworld Cinemas
207 King St
W6 9JT

0871 200 2000



Residential property

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