Home to the busiest airport in the UK and the third-busiest in the world, Heathrow is part of the Borough of Hillingdon and is also the English capital’s main airport. In addition to being famous for the airport, the area is known for being close to a number of major London landmarks such as Marble Hill House (10 miles) and Strawberry Hill House (10 miles) while Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare (9 miles) and Syon Park (8 miles) are also within easy reach. Heathrow provides convenient access to attractions such as the Musical Museum and Shirley Sherwood Gallery while Legoland Windsor and WWT London Wetland Centre are also close by.
The area in and around Heathrow is filled with retail and office space that is occupied by various businesses such as courier or messenger services as well as taxi and transport-related companies. Sovereign Car Hire Services are one of the larger companies in the area along with London Mini Coaches Ltd. There are also numerous other business types based in Heathrow including recruitment agencies along with florists, educational institutions and business consultants.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Heathrow is just a short distance from a number of entertainment venues including Wembley Arena (14 miles), London’s second largest indoor venue for live-music and performances. The Turk’s Head and The Bearcat Comedy Club offer an evening of humour while the Tabard Theatre is all about extravagant stage-performances. Heathrow also has a vibrant food scene with a number of restaurants serving everything from Indian and British food to American and Chinese cuisine. Rhubarb is a great place to find authentic British cuisine while Sipson Tandoori is a great choice for Indian food.
The London Underground network can be easily accessed from Heathrow, as it stops at Heathrow Terminals 1, 2, 3 Tube Station and Heathrow Terminal 4 Tube Station along the Piccadilly Line. Heathrow Central Railway Station is also a major transport link with non-stop trains from London Paddington Station. The M4 and A4 provide convenient over ground transportation access to in the area while M25 and A30 also run close to Heathrow. Taxis and buses are available in abundance, providing alternative overground transport options for those who prefer not to drive.