Did you know?

Chiswick Gunnersbury ward includes the beating heart of Chiswick - the largest stretch of Chiswick High Road from Turnham Green Terrace in the east to Chiswick roundabout in the west - and the 180 acre Grade II* listed Gunnersbury Park.  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
  • around 51.3% (6,120) identify as white British; 4.7% (5,330) as BME (black or minority ethnic) including 10.2% (1,215) from the Indian Subcontinent; 4.5% (545) as mixed race; 4.11% (490) as black; and 3.3% (410) as other ethnic
  • 43 listed buildings or structures and the Grade II* listed Gunnersbury Park
  • 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 (Chiswick Tower) with more to come
  • an award winning business park (Chiswick Business Park)
  • five conservation areas (Chiswick High Road, Gunnersbury Park, Thorney Hedge, Turnham Green, Wellesley Road)
  • four open spaces (Chiswick Back Common, Chiswick Business Park lake and gardens, Gunnersbury Park, Turnham Green)
  • two lakes and five 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 padel tennis courts (Rocks Lane)
  • over 200 independent bars, cafes, restaurants and shops on 13 roads: Acton Lane, Chiswick High Road, Chiswick Terrace/Acton Lane, Devonshire Road (western side), Elliott Road, Essex Place, Fishers Lane, Gunnersbury Lane, The Pavement Popes Lane, Sutton Court Road, Sutton Lane North, Turnham Green Terrace (western side), Wellesley Road and inside Chiswick Business Park.