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TURNHAM GREEN WARD – A SURPRISINGLY DIVERSE SPOT

Turnham Green ward is the beating heart of Chiswick, incorporating the largest stretch of Chiswick High Road from Turnham Green Terrace in the east to Chiswick roundabout in the west.  Did you know that, here on your doorstep, are:

  • almost 12,000 residents
  • over 100 people aged 90 or more
  • about 2,000 people aged 16 or under
  • 37 listed buildings or structures
  • about 800 social housing homes
  • 50 houses in multiple occupation (HMOs)
  • three local authority primary schools (Belmont School, St Mary’s School, The William Hogarth School), one independent primary school (Heathfield House School) and the International School of London
  • Chiswick’s tallest building (we hope)
  • an award winning business park (Chiswick Business Park)
  • five conservation areas (Chiswick High Road, Gunnersbury Park, Thorney Hedge, Turnham Green, Wellesley Road)
  • three open spaces (Chiswick Back Common, Turnham Green, the garden at Chiswick Business Park)
  • a lake and two ponds
  • a local nature reserve (the Gunnersbury Triangle Nature Reserve)
  • places of worship for seven faiths or denominations (Baptist, two Catholic churches, Church of England, Elim Pentecostal, Methodist, a muslim prayer hall and the Russian Orthodox Church)
  • an AA four-star hotel
  • homelessness
  • a membership tennis club (the Gunnersbury Triangle Club) and a sports centre offering football pitches and netball and tennis courts (Rocks Lane)
  • over 140 independent bars, cafes, restaurants and shops
  • many shopping and eating opportunities on 12 roads: Chiswick High Road, Chiswick Terrace/Acton Lane, Devonshire Road (western side), Elliott Road, Essex Place, Fisher’s Lane, Gunnersbury Lane, Sutton Court Road, Sutton Lane North, Turnham Green Terrace (western side), Wellesley Road and inside Chiswick Business Park.