About West London
West London is famous for being one of the more upmarket and affluent areas of London. Historically it has always been popular with the elite classes, due to its location upwind of the smoke and stench from the factories of the City. The areas was originally a residential district, made up of palaces, townhouses, entertainment venues and shops, and has since been developed into a larger shopping and entertainment district. West London is also home to some of the landmarks which are characteristic of London, including Nelson’s Column and Marble Arch. Further down the road in Ealing, Ealing Studios is the oldest film studio in the world. West London is extremely popular for business as it has a very high footfall all year round, and a large number of businesses situated in one area.
Setting up your business here
There are a very diverse range of industries and businesses located in West London. From the private doctors and surgeons of Harley Street to the upmarket stores of Oxford and Regent Street. Most financial institutions tend to be based in the City of London itself, but there are a great number of smaller financial organisations, and most hedge funds are based in West London. Oil and gas companies are also a large part of the economy here. West London is famous for being the most expensive area of London to set up a business, but is also famous for being one of the most popular due to the great range of business benefits seen by any company starting here.
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Things to do in West London
There are more than enough entertainment options and attractions in West London. Oxford Circus offers shopping on a larger scale, with some of the largest flagship stores for some of the most famous brands based here. In contrast, Carnaby Street is also famous for shopping, but of the more cultural and vintage variety. The West End of London is also home to a great range of musical theatre and popular theatre shows, including the world famous We Will Rock You and The Lion King. There are also art galleries and smaller theatres close by for those interested in something a little more off the beaten track. For food and drink, Gordon Ramsay has a particularly popular restaurant at Claridge’s, which is ideal for a more formal business meeting, whilst FuLuShou offers Pan-Asian cuisine in a funky atmosphere for a relaxed night out. Waxy O’Connors is a raucous Irish bar which is the perfect setting for a big night out with colleagues or clients, but for a more subtle post-work drink there is Waxy’s Little Sister, offering a more sedate atmosphere and just across the road.
- Tube lines: Piccadilly, Circle, District, Central, Metropolitan
- Mainline stations: Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus, Charing Cross
- Nearest motorways: M4, A4
- Nearest airports: Heathrow
- Other: Buses and taxis