The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)  

 
 
ADDRESS
118-120 Gunnersbury Lane, Acton Town, W3 8BQ
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Guided tours 2008 (must pre-book): Jun 28th, Jul 25th & 26th, Aug 29th & 30th, Sep 26th & 27th, Oct 24th & 25th, Nov 28th & 29th | Open weekend: Nov 1st & 2nd
 
PRICES
£10 (Adults), £8.50 (Concs)
 

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The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)This is London Transport's unique working museum store containing vast collections not on display at the museum in Covent Garden. The building, which provides more than 6000 square metres of storage space, is open to the public on a limited basis through regular guided tours. The Depot offers monthly, pre-booked guided tours and is open to the public on three weekends a year (each with a special theme, guest collections and vehicles).

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Acton Town Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Ealing Common Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Gunnersbury Overground Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Spring Bridge Road Car Park
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Ealing
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  37% off
4-5 Hanger Lane, W5 | 13 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Guests are welcomed with a warm chocolate chip cookie upon arrival at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Ealing, the perfect enticement to stay at ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Park Royal
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £50  33% off
Victoria Road, W3 | 30 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Park Royal offers great transport links to the whole of London, and is only a short journey from Heathrow airport. This recently-built Express hotel offers everything ... More
 
 
 
Chiswick Rooms
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £40  29% off
407 Goldhawk Road, W6 | 32 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Chiswick Rooms is a contemporary-designed boutique hotel in west London, offering high quality four star accommodation and convenient access to the city. The hotel has a ... More
 
 
 
 
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Shepherds Bush Library
London > Attractions > Museums
6 Wood Lane, W12 | 2.4 miles from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
In the shadow of the Westfield Shopping Centre, the £2 million Shepherds Bush Library easily competes with the sharp architectural lines and bright lights of the ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
London > Attractions > Museums
111-117 Lancaster Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3.1 miles from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
From Cornflakes to Ker-plunk, Spacedust to Spacehoppers, take a nostalgic tour through 200 years of British consumerism with Robert Opie's unique creation. Enter the Museum of ... More
 
 
 
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Musical Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
368 High Street, TW8 | 27 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Experience the fascinating world of automatic musical instruments at this unusual, melodious museum. The many instruments housed here were all designed to provide music at the ... More
 
 
 
 
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London Museum of Water And Steam
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Green Dragon Lane, Brentford, TW8 | 21 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Be amazed by the massive historic engines that pumped Thames water to London's taps, and follow in the footsteps of Charles Dickens to explore London's exciting ... More
 
 
 
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Oxygen Freejumping Trampoline Park Acton
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Vision Industrial Park, Kendal Avenue, W3 | 24 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Trampolines aren't just for kids. With 150 interconnected trampolines - that's big enough to fit 132 people - the Oxygen Freejumping Trampoline Park in Acton has ... More
 
 
 
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PM Gallery and House
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, W5 | 24 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Bought by the architect John Soane in 1800, Pitzhanger Manor house - which now includes the PM Gallery and House - was to become the most ... More
 
 
 
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Depot Open Weekend: Secrets of the Underground
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd April 2017
The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum), 2 Museum Way, W3 | 3 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
The London Transport Museum Depot in Acton hosts one of its popular Open Weekends in April, this time taking the theme Secrets of the Underground. One ...More
 
 
 
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Near The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
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Bush Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
310 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2.1 miles from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
A unique venue whose high ceilings have played host to a wide variety of artists from cabaret to cutting-edge electronica. Built in 1905 as a dance ... More
 
 
 
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Tabard Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Bath Road, W4 | 25 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Located above the Tabard pub in Chiswick, the Tabard Theatre hosts all kinds of live entertainment from experimental work and comedy to Shakespeare. Opened ... More
 
 
 
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Watermans
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
40 High Street, Brentford, TW8 | 29 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
An attractive multi-cultural, multi-purpose arts centre on the river in Brentford, Watermans is a real draw in this part of town. The 238-seat theatre shows a ... More
 
 
 
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Ealing
London > Shopping > Specialists
Christ the Saviour Church, Ealing Broadway, W5 | 21 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Chiswick
London > Shopping > Specialists
Rocks Lane Multi Sport Centres, 60 Chiswick Common Rd, W4 | 22 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
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Wyndham House Butchers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
229 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 23 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
The Wyndham House flagship butchers on the Fulham Road fast built up a reputation as one of London's best butchers. This third family-run operation in Chiswick ... More
 
 
 
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North China Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
305 Uxbridge Road, Acton, W3 | 5 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Chinese cuisine. Booking essential for dinner. Separate room for parties. ... More
 
 
 
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Sushi-Hiro
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
1 Station Parade, Uxbridge Road, W5 | 10 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Japanese cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Bombay Bistro
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
47 High Street, Acton, W3 | 12 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Kids Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
107 Gunnersbury Lane, W3 | 1 minute from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
The Kids' Cookery School in West London is a unique venue offering cookery classes and workshops for children aged three upwards. Children can have fun creating ... More
 
 
 
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The Artists Theatre School
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Ealing Studios, W5 | 22 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
The Artists Theatre School provides Saturday drama workshops at Ealing Studios run by working actors for students in age groups from 5 years to adult. Fees ... More
 
 
 
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Wendell Park Primary School
London > Education >
Cobbold Road, W12 | 26 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
A west London school for 3 to 11 year olds, Wendell Park Primary is housed a Victorian school on Cobbold Road overlooking ... More
 
 
 
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Acton Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
East Churchfield Road, W3 | 4 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
A large green space between Acton and Shepherds Bush, Acton Park has tennis courts, a multi use games area, play centre ... More
 
 
 
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Yoga West
London > Leisure >
33-34 Westpoint, Warple Way, W3 | 20 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Yoga West is a beautiful and friendly yoga, mindfulness and Pilates studio located between Chiswick, Acton and Shepherds Bush. Close to 50 yoga ... More
 
 
 
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Jurlique Day Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
300 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 22 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
This fantastic, no-nonsense spa is a great way to treat yourself to a day of pampering, without pushing the boat out too far. Comforting massage, meticulous ... More
 
 
 
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The Bollo House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13-15 Bollo Lane, Chiswick, W4 | 14 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Swan
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
1 Evershed Walk, 119 Acton Lane, W4 | 15 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
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Duke of Sussex
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
75 South Parade, Chiswick, W4 | 17 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Formerly a TV pub with pool tables, The Duke of Sussex recently had a makeover. Now this gastro design pub offers a relaxed, ... More
 
 
 
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Green Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
45A Goldhawk Road, W12 | 2.3 miles from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Where the Bush Bar and Grill used to be - down a dingy alley off Goldhawk Road - we now have the Green Room. Gone is ... More
 
 
 
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The Bluejay
London > Nightlife > Bars
184 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2.3 miles from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Bluejay is a very unusual find on this part of the Uxbridge Road, a classy jazz club with a sleek interior, lounge atmosphere and a smart ... More
 
 
 
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Vinoteca Chiswick
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
18 Devonshire Road, W4 | 26 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Vinoteca opens 7th October 2013. Vinoteca has been doing a fine job of serving fine wines in an informal setting since the company opened its first ... More
 
 
 
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High Road House
London > Business > Venue Hire
162 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, W4 | 26 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Chiswick felt like it had truly arrived when Soho House owner Nick Jones decided 2006 was a good time to open up here - 'first Soho, ... More
 
 
 
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Kew Gardens Venue Hire
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kew Gardens, Richmond upon Thames, TW9 | 29 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
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Chiswick House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington Lane, Chiswick House Grounds, Chiswick, W4 | 31 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
One of the most glorious examples of 18th century British architecture, Chiswick House was designed by the third Earl of Burlington (1694-1753). A triumph of the ... More
 
 
 
 

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