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Spotlight on Acton

15 Apr 2015

Being the only place in the country to have stations named after all the compass points and three others, and that is before you mention Crossrail, Acton is a part of town that is seriously well connected.

The stations in Acton are, North Acton, South Acton, East Acton, West Acton, Acton Town, Acton Mainline & Acton Central local residents are certainly spoilt for choice!


The better known areas either side of Acton, Ealing and Chiswick have previously overshadowed the area but now young families are moving to W3 for the more affordable housing and great schools. 

As with anywhere, which can be classed as the next hotspot, quirky local business have started to arrive, take a look:-


The Aeronaut

This pub not only has a very unique and comfy interior, but has little themed huts in the garden with individual heaters!  The circus nights are also a unique night out.  You can rent rooms for events and with the free wifi, it makes a good spot for meetings.

Arthur Razor

One of the cluster of hyper-trendy shops that have popped up on Churchfield Road in Acton, this barbers offer vintage hair cuts, traditional wet shaves, fancy beard grooming & more.


Waitrose is set to return to Acton in 2016, the location of its original 3 stores with work already starting on the High Street location. In a recent study it has been seen that the ‘Waitrose effect’ can add up to 12% to the value of the average property.


All these things are great for local property owners as there has been 8.4% rise in prices with the average flat at £357,759, the average terrace house at £806,008 and the average semi-detached house at £893,606.


Northfields have opened their 6th West London branch at 125 High Street, W3 6LY and have so if you are thinking of moving or just curious and would like to know how much your property is worth call our team today on 020 8992 5044.