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Situated in west London in the borough of Ealing, Acton is just 6 or so miles from Charing Cross and is made up of a number of different areas and neighbourhoods. With a name that derives from ’oak farm’, the area used to be an ancient village and has a long and varied history. Several of the inns within the area are classed as travellers’ stops that date back several centuries. There are a number of sights and attractions close to Acton, such as Kew Bridge Steam Museum, PM Gallery and House, and Kite Art Studios.
A variety of businesses are situated in Acton, with a range of shared offices and retail spaces located within the area, as well as a number of industrial estates. Among the types of businesses you will find operating in Acton are record manufacturers, amusement equipment companies, retailers, sports equipment manufacturers, auto companies, computer consultants, designers, and more.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There is plenty of entertainment within easy reach of Acton. You can enjoy the shows and performances at Watermans, take in the live music at Bush Hall and enjoy a trip to the theatre at the Tabard Theatre. You won’t be short on choice when it comes to dining out either, with restaurants including the North China restaurant for great Chinese food, Sushi-Hiro Japanese restaurant, and the exotic Bombay Bistro for a taste of South Asia.
You can access a range of convenient transport links in Acton, so you won’t have any problem getting around. Acton Town and Ealing Common tube stations provide access to the underground network while Acton and Ealing Broadband railways stations provide access to mainline services. The area is well served by taxis and buses, so you can also benefit from efficient road transportation.