With seven railway stations and easy access to the M4 corridor and beyond, Acton is one of the most convenient districts in West London. These stations include the newly refurbished Acton mainline station (Elizabeth line), Acton Central and South Acton (Overground), East Acton, North Acton and West Acton (Central line) and Acton Town (District and Piccadilly lines).
Acton High Street and The Oaks shopping centre offer a selection of chain stores and supermarkets. Additionally, Churchfield Road has an array of independent shops, including a bakery, deli, flower shop, butcher and a wine merchant.
The area boasts a variety of parks and green spaces, including Acton Park, which boasts tennis courts, a playground and a cafe, and Gunnersbury Park, a Grade II* listed park featuring open lawns, formal gardens, multiple children’s playgrounds, a cafe and sports hub.
Entertainment venues include Oxygen Free Jumping, TenPin Acton, Act One Community Cinema, Putt in the Park in Gunnersbury Park and the Questors Theatre, a leading amateur community theatre.
The area boasts a variety of excellent primary and secondary schools, including but not limited to John Perryn Primary, Derwentwater Primary School, Ark Priory Primary Academy, Twyford Church of England High School and Arch Acton Academy. Independent schools include the Greek Primary School of London, The Japanese School, North West London Independent Special School and Blooming Tree Pre Prep School.