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Centre of London Acton is about 8 miles from Charing Cross, Westminster, generally accepted as the place for measuring the distance to and from London. Acton lies on the former main road between London and Oxford. A number of Antipodean immigrants have settled in Acton and you can find several Australian / South African pubs. On and around the High Street is a diverse range of restaurants, the High Street also holds a weekly Farmers Market. Harlech Tower in Acton was used as "Nelson Mandela House" in the TV hit "Only Fools and Horses". If you are flying to/from London, Heathrow airport is approx. 12 miles from Acton. Your nearest mainline rail link to Acton is Acton Central station. Horn Lane, Acton, Greater London, W3 9EH. If you intend to travel on the London Tube/Underground, please use the

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RAILWAY / TUBE STATIONS around Acton :-

  • Acton Town Station, Station Parade, Gunnersbury Lane, London, W3 8HN. Piccadilly Line and District Line.
  • West Acton Station, Station Parade, Noel Road, LONDON, W30DS. Central Line.
  • Ealing Common Station, Station Parade, Uxbridge Road, London, W5 3LD. Piccadilly Line.
  • RAILWAY STATIONS:-
  • Acton Central station, Church Field Road, Acton, Greater London, W3 6BH.
  • South Acton Railway Station, Palmerston Road, Acton, Greater London, W3 0DS.
  • Acton Main Line, Horn Lane, Acton, Greater London, W3 9EH.

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Attractions Virgin Active, 36 Bromyard Avenue, W3 7AU. Tel: 0845 130 9111. Gym, Sauna, Sanarium and Steam Room, swimming pool, Tennis Courts. In Acton.

Virgin Active

Attractions Gunnersbury Park Museum, Gunnersbury Park, Popes Lane London W3 8LQ. Tel: 020 8992 1612. Local history museum for Ealing and Hounslow. In Acton.

Gunnersbury Park Museum

Attractions The Park Club, East Acton Lane, Acton, West London, W3 7HB. Tel: 020 8743 4321.Health, fitness sports and relaxation club for the whole family, set in 27 acres of beautifully maintained grounds. Indoor and outdoor 25m heated pools, spa, sauna & steam rooms and more. www.theparkclub.co.uk. In East Acton.
 

 Attractions Ealing Studios, Ealing Green, London W5 5EP. Tel: +44 (0) 20 8567 6655. Ealing Studios has returned to film-making after 43 years with the release in 2002 of The Importance of Being Earnest. Location: about 1 mile west of Acton.
 

Attractions Grand Union Canal. The Grand Union Canal main line covers the 137 miles from London and Birmingham. Branches take it to places such as Slough, Leicester, Wendover, Aylesbury and Northampton. One end of the Canal is at Brentford on the River Thames, the other end at Bordesley Junction in the centre of Birmingham. At Bordesley it divides to join up with other canals. Passes 2 mile north of Acton.

Grand Union Canal

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Wembley Stadium

It is advisable to use Public transport when travelling to Wembley Stadium. Train, tube and bus services have all been upgraded to cope with the expected large number of people attending the new Stadium. Car users should note that residents only parking permits are needed around the area, particularly on event days, and the Council will rigidly impose their powers. Chiltern and Silverlink metro rail lines, Jubilee, Metropolitan and Bakerloo underground lines serve Wembley. National Express coaches operate services to Wembley Stadium from all parts of the country. www.nationalexpress.co.uk. Wembley National Stadium, Wembley, London, HA9 0WS. Tel: 0844 980 8001. For information about Guided tours of Wembley Stadium see : www.wembleystadium.com. About 5 miles from Acton.

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