Uxbridge is a town that lies in west London, in the Borough of Hillingdon. Home to Brunel University and Buckinghamshire New University, Uxbridge has been home to famous people such John Stears, Christian Keeler and Bernard Miles. The town is close to various places of interest including Osterley Park & House while Windsor Castle is also within easy reach. Shepherds Bush Library and the BBC Television Studio are close to Uxbridge too, as are Chiswick House, Thorpe Park and The National Archives. Legoland Windsor is a popular local attraction that brings in many locals and tourists throughout the year.
Uxbridge has a number of small and larger businesses including accountants, catering companies, cleaning service firms, counsellors, lawyers, graphic designers, utility workers and load-hauling companies. Uxbridge also has many serviced offices that are home to software development companies, website development firms, IT consultants, and insurance firms. A number of large businesses have also ventured into the area with the likes of Apple, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Unisys, Xerox, The Coca-Cola Company, Nexen and Cadbury having facilities in Uxbridge.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Uxbridge is close to a number of major entertainment venues like Wembley Arena, which has numerous live performances and acts throughout the year. Vue Cinema has a multi-screen complex for movie fans while Lyric Theatre is all about colourful stage productions for all generations. Eating out in Uxbridge brings out the town’s multi-ethnic nature with places like Rara offering Indian food and Lahore Karachi serving up Pakistani dishes. Masa is the place to go for a variety of Pan-Asian dishes while Karaam provides the chance to sample Lebanese cooking.
Uxbridge Tube Station is the area’s link to the Piccadilly and Metropolitan Lines of the London Underground, while Hillingdon Tube Station also serves the area. The Grand Union Canal connects the area to Birmingham via waterway while the A4007, A4020 and A408 provide convenient road access for buses, taxis, coaches and drivers. London Heathrow provides the nearest air-link with domestic and international travel.