Acton Green Common  

 
 
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Acton Green Common provides a public open space to the south of Acton Green, an outlying hamlet which became a parish with the building of St Alban's Church in 1877-8. The grade II listed church still stands today as an attractive focal point in the area, dominating the park's open space when viewed from the south. The present day Acton Green Common, with its children's playground, mature trees and the railway embankment behind it, is all that remains of the ancient common - its central public path used to be a Roman road. Crossing over Fishers Lane takes you to Chiswick Common from where it's possible to walk to Turnham Green, covering the three green spaces in a 1.9 mile round trip. The area surrounding Acton Green used to be famous for its laundries from the 1860s until access to electricity put an end to handwashing around the First World War - earning it the nickname, the 'washtub of London'. Pembroke House Laundry Ltd, established in 1864, still continues to launder for Londoners to this day.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Chiswick Park Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Turnham Green Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Gunnersbury Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Kings Mall Car Park
 
29 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Chiswick Rooms
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £51  25% off
407 Goldhawk Road, W6 | 15 minutes from Acton Green Common
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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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £60  35% off
124 King Street, W6 | 26 minutes from Acton Green Common
The old Fuller's brewery forms the home of this stylish budget hotel, conveniently located halfway between Heathrow Airport and Central London. It's an easy stroll to ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £59  32% off
4-5 Hanger Lane, W5 | 32 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Wendell Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Wendell Road, W12 | 15 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Acton Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
East Churchfield Road, W3 | 19 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Ravenscourt Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ravenscourt Avenue, W6 | 21 minutes from Acton Green Common
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300 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 4 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Yoga West
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33-34 Westpoint, Warple Way, W3 | 13 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Putt in the Park Acton
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Acton Park, East Churchfield Road, W3 | 18 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Tabard Theatre
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2 Bath Road, W4 | 8 minutes from Acton Green Common
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The Bull's Head, Barnes
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
373 Lonsdale Road, SW13 | 30 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Bush Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
310 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 30 minutes from Acton Green Common
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St Michael & All Angels Chiswick
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Bath Road, W4 | 8 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Hogarth's House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hogarth Lane, Great West Road, W4 | 12 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Chiswick House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Burlington Lane, W4 | 13 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Chiswick
London > Shopping > Specialists
Rocks Lane Multi Sport Centres, 60 Chiswick Common Rd, W4 | 4 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Wyndham House Butchers
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229 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 5 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Waterstone's - Chiswick
London > Shopping > Books
220-226 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 5 minutes from Acton Green Common
Large two-floor bookshop on Chiswick High Road with a large children's department which caters well for local families. This west London branch of Waterstone's ... More
 
 
 
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Le Vacherin
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
76-77 South Parade, Chiswick, W4 | 2 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Duke of Sussex
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
75 South Parade, Chiswick, W4 | 2 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Café Rouge - Chiswick
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
227-229 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 3 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Wendell Park Primary School
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Cobbold Road, W12 | 17 minutes from Acton Green Common
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The Kids Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
107 Gunnersbury Lane, W3 | 18 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Leiths School of Food and Wine
London > Education > Cookery Courses
16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 18 minutes from Acton Green Common
Courses in practical cookery for enthusiastic amateurs at London's best cookery school. Evening courses at Leiths run from 6.45pm to 9.15pm on a variety ... More
 
 
 
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Jurlique Day Spa
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300 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 4 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Duke of Sussex
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75 South Parade, Chiswick, W4 | 2 minutes from Acton Green Common
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The Swan
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1 Evershed Walk, 119 Acton Lane, W4 | 4 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Old Packhorse
London > Nightlife > Pubs
434 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 4 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Vinoteca Chiswick
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
18 Devonshire Road, W4 | 8 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Riverside Studios Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Crisp Road, W6 | 31 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Green Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
45A Goldhawk Road, W12 | 33 minutes from Acton Green Common
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High Road House
London > Business > Venue Hire
162 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, W4 | 8 minutes from Acton Green Common
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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Chiswick House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington Lane, Chiswick House Grounds, Chiswick, W4 | 13 minutes from Acton Green Common
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Kew Gardens, Richmond upon Thames, TW9 | 27 minutes from Acton Green Common
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