Transport & Local Area

Travelling

WALKING

Just a short walk away is Southall Park and a little further, Osterley Park and House. Nearby Grand Union Canal features its prized Hanwell Flight of Six Locks and the Brunel designed, Three Bridges. The Broadway is nearby for a great shopping experience.

BICYCLES

Southall is a great place to get about on two wheels. Quiet residential streets, parks and canal towpaths all offer a safe way to get to many destinations.

CANAL

Enjoy a day cruising the Grand Union Canal, with its community of live-aboard boaters and leisure boaters, on a hired narrowboat stopping for lunch at The Fox pub at the Hanwell Flight of Locks. For an extended trip climb the 50 locks to the Chiltern Hills.

LONDON UNDERGROUND

Osterley Station on the Piccadilly line is the closest underground station. Ealing Broadway is one stop away by train providing access to the Central and District lines.

CROSSRAIL

Crossrail (the Elizabeth Line) is the new high-frequency, high-capacity railway for London and the South East, which will begin full service in 2020-2021.

BUSES

Southall is well served by buses in both directions. There are 10 bus routes and one night bus to destinations including: Hanwell, Ealing, Shepherds Bush, Heathrow Airport, Hayes, Northolt, Brentford and Uxbridge. The E5 bus route is the closest to Southall Village operating a service to Greenford and Perivale.

RAIL

Southall Station is located at South Road and falls within zone 4. Trains call at London Paddington and, in the other direction, Heathrow Airport as well as Reading, Newbury and Oxford.

CAR

Southall is close to several arterial routes including the M4, A40 and the North Circular, providing quick access to central London and also a swift exit from the city altogether. Heathrow Airport is only a 10-minute drive from Southall.

AIRPORT

Heathrow Airport, London’s busiest airport, is close by offering flights to hundreds of national and international destinations from its five terminals. It is the primary hub for British Airways and is Virgin Atlantic’s main operating base.

Crossrail – 17 minutes to Bond Street

Crossrail, or the now named ‘Elizabeth Line’, is a new 118-kilometre railway line and is one of Europe’s largest railway and infrastructure construction projects, which will create a new east-west route across Greater London.

Work began in 2009 and when fully operational in 2020-2021, it is set to transform the Southall area with increased investment, wide economic benefits and a projected rise in house prices. Crossrail will provide significantly faster journey times to key destinations across London such as Bond Street in only 17 minutes and Stratford in little more than half an hour.

Crossrail – 17 minutes to Bond Street

Crossrail, or the now named ‘Elizabeth Line’, is a new 118-kilometre railway line and is one of Europe’s largest railway and infrastructure construction projects, which will create a new east-west route across Greater London.

Work began in 2009 and when fully operational in 2020-2021, it is set to transform the Southall area with increased investment, wide economic benefits and a projected rise in house prices. Crossrail will provide significantly faster journey times to key destinations across London such as Bond Street in only 17 minutes and Stratford in little more than half an hour.

Life in Full Colour

Southall is a vibrant and lively place to live. Its busy high street is abundant with shops filled with beautiful fabrics and jewellery, fragrant spices and produce not readily found elsewhere in London. The area is alive with great places to eat offering a myriad of cuisines to choose from.

This is a place to immerse yourself in the sights and sounds; the tastes and the smells. It is unlike anywhere else in London and prides itself on its unique personality.

Life in Full Colour

Southall is a vibrant and lively place to live. Its busy high street is abundant with shops filled with beautiful fabrics and jewellery, fragrant spices and produce not readily found elsewhere in London. The area is alive with great places to eat offering a myriad of cuisines to choose from.

This is a place to immerse yourself in the sights and sounds; the tastes and the smells. It is unlike anywhere else in London and prides itself on its unique personality.

Relax by the Canal

The canal offers a peaceful retreat far removed from busy city life. Discover scenic walks, winding towpaths, grassy picnic spots and colourful narrow boats, and immerse yourself in the abundant wildlife and fascinating history of this iconic waterway.

Relax in the Park

The new park will offer a focal point at Southall Village; a vibrant green space where the community can come together to socialise and relax.

Top 10 Things To Do In And Around Southall

Brilliant Restaurant

This third-generation family-run Punjabi restaurant is a local institution serving authentic, award-winning food. Popular among the Southall community its appeal has spread further after appearing on Gordon Ramsay’s Channel 4 series, ‘Ramsay’s Best Restaurant’.

72-76 Western Road, Southall, UB2 5DZ
brilliantrestaurant.com

Beck Theatre

This long-running 600-seat community theatre offers a broad programme of events from plays to dance and a Christmas pantomime every year. A small selection of new-release films are also shown every month.

Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes, UB3 2UE
becktheatre.org.uk
Box office: 020 8561 8371

Broadway Shopping

Enjoy a truly memorable shopping experience at this renowned shopping destination. The Broadway is Southall’s main high street filled with street traders, restaurants and shops and bazaars selling fashion, shoes, gold and diamond jewellery and a myriad of different foods from traditional Asian sweets to hard-to-find fruit and vegetables.

Northala Fields

This award-winning park features four artificial hills constructed from rubble from the demolition of the original Wembley Stadium.

With its fishing parks, café and fantastic children’s play area this is a park where you can spend an entire day.

Kensington Road, Northolt, UB5 6UR

Dinosaur Escape Adventure Golf

Spend a thrilling afternoon with the family at this 18-hole adventure golf course. Navigate this prehistoric themed course while nine almost life-size dinosaurs including a T-Rex and stegosaurus watch over the fun.

West London Gold Centre, Ruislip Road, Northolt, UB5 6QZ

dinosaurescape.co.uk
020 8842 3438

The Sharks

The Sharks Canoe Club has a base on Havelock Road and offers paddling sessions on a Sunday afternoon. Alternatively, join one of the weekend Family Fun sessions at Osterley Park, take a canoe or kayak onto the water and enjoy a close-up view of the local wildlife.

thesharks.org.uk

Osterley Park and House

Nearby Osterley House is a stately Georgian mansion surrounded by formal gardens, parks and farmland. It is one of the last surviving country estates in London. Now managed by the National Trust, the house is open to visit and there is a cafe, farm shop and gift shop based in the old stable yard. A broad range of seasonal events are also held each year.

nationaltrust.org.uk/osterley-park-and-house

Airport Bowl

Enjoy a game of ten-pin bowling at this popular venue. There is also a video arcade, pool tables and an American pool table.

Bath Road, Harlington, Hayes, UB3 5AL
airport-bowl.com
020 8759 7246

The Plough Pub

This historic pub is the oldest of all the Fuller’s Brewery pubs serving traditional-style food in relaxed, traditional surroundings. In the summer months regular barbeques are staged in the pub garden.

10 Tentelow Lane, Norwood Green, UB2 4LG
ploughinnnorwoodgreen.co.uk
020 8574 7473

Goals Football

Goals is the world’s largest and most popular operator of 5-a-side football clubs. Its Hayes location features 11 pitches recently fitted with ProTurf and offers league games, tournaments and fitness programmes alongside facilities for kids parties, holiday camps and corporate events.

Goals Hayes, Springfield Road, Hayes, Middlesex, UB4 0LP
goalsfootball.co.uk

Schools

Clifton Primary School

Clifton Road, Southall, UB2 5QP
020 8574 5712
www.cliftonprimaryschool.com
OFSTED: Good

Dairy Meadow Primary School

Swift Road, Southall, UB2 4PR
020 8571 7925
www.dairymeadowprimary.co.uk
OFSTED: Good

Havelock Primary School & Nursery

Havelock Road, Southall, UB2 4PA
020 8571 7204
www.havelockprimaryschool.com
OFSTED: Outstanding

Khalsa VA Primary School

Norwood Green Road, Southall, UB2 4LA
020 8574 9045
www.khalsaprimaryschool.com
OFSTED: Good

Sybil Elgar School

National Autistic Society, Havelock Road, Southall, UB2 4NY
020 8813 9168
www.autism.org.uk/sybilelgar
OFSTED: Good