Overview of W12 0BX, Erconwald Street, London

From a total of 45 reviews, W12 0BX scores 3.89 out of 5 - which is one of the worst rated places to live in this area. W12 0BX is in London, in the borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, Greater London. W12 0BX was rated 5 stars by 6 reviewers. Comments from these reviewers include ‘Its a nice area,but its expensive if you are looking to rent or buy privately.’. On the other hand, the comments of less happy residents include ‘Traffic noise is unbearable, so be aware, constantly during peak times.’. Postcodes in the vicinity of W12 0BX include W12 0BU, W12 0AL. W12 0BU attained the highest rating, with W12 0AL rating the worst nearby postcode to live.
45 reviews within 1 km Erconwald St, London W12 0BX, UK

Excellent

6 reviews

13.3%

Very Good

29 reviews

64.4%

Average

9 reviews

20.0%

Disappointing

1 review

2.2%

Very Poor

0 reviews

0%

Most Positive

Its a nice area,but its expensive if you are looking to rent or buy privately.

0.7 km from your search

By Louisep

Most Negative

Traffic noise is unbearable, so be aware, constantly during peak times.

0.2 km from your search

By Ben J.

Mellitus St, W12 0AU
0.2 km from your search
By A Bills
I like that we have access to the local greenery and transport is nearby .

I like that we have access to the local greenery and transport is nearby . The atmosphere is pretty much ok i wouldnt say its upmarket or trendy just an average housing area. Its ok for young children but not if you have social teenagers that want to mingle.. This area is great for cat owners as they are pretty safe. As for safety... ive never in 22 yrs felt unsafe walking around this area.

Transport

East acton doesnt really have a problem with travel links. There is east acton train station close by (maybe afew more direction signs for the station would ve useful for those that arent familiar with the area. There are a range of buses that lead to the city, hammersmith, park royal, acton, and southall so not really a problem getting about and buses and trains pretty much run on time.. there could be some improvement to two of the existing bus stops in the area as theres zero shelter at these two stops and seating would be great for the elderly and ither people that cant stand for long, plus would save alot of getting wet when it rains.

Community

Parking i cant really comment on as i dont own a car but everything most definitely. Bin collection is ok could be more regular ie.. twice a week rather than once... i wouldnt say that its the cleanest of areas as people tend to put their rubbish out the night before which lesd to either the foxes wripping the bags open or neighbours wripping the bags ope to see whats inside which i tend to have a moan about alot.. residents should be warned about putting rubbish the night before collection or be faces with a fine. This area like alot of other areas do tend to get alot of youths hanging around on the street corner or up by the local community centre which to some can be a nuisance at times as they can become very loud and cause a fair bit of mess with metal canisters. I wouldnt say traffic noise is a massive problem.. There is a wide range of different people that live on my street couples families students and care givers.but never really a problem. Id say there is alot of private owners within the area and also afew empty properties whuch could actually be offered to those living in long term temporary accommodation like myself that need a stable home.

Amenities

Living in east acton there are afew restaurants but they are mainly fast food shops rather than inviting seated restaurants which is a shame. We have 1 pub which is great for the local older men in this area. As for open spaces we are on top of wormwood scrubs which is amazing for children to let loose on and burn off some energy. A short bus ride away we have shepherd's bush and Westfield which are extremely popular and useful but it would be fab if there was a homewear store like the range or home bargains close by that would be great rather than travelling out and getting stuck in traffic.

Read more
Joslings Cl, W12 7DF
0.7 km from your search
By Louisep
Its a nice area,but its expensive if you are looking to rent or buy privately.

Its a nice area,but its expensive if you are looking to rent or buy privately.

Transport

Transport links are very good in this area as we’re on the central line (white city and shepherds bush).we also have the Hammersmith and city line and circle lines.And there is the train station in shepherds bush which is great.Theres lots of buses,it would be better though if there were extra buses going through white city estate.

Community

Its a mixed bag.We have lovely neighbours but there are some horrible groups around here too.Pheonix high school is in the area which means the buses are unpleasant around the end of school day time.Other than that,most people are friendly.its mostly council/social housing but theres some private,such as the block over the sainsburies in white city.

Amenities

We are lucky to have Westfield in this area, so theres a massive range of options for shops,restaurants and bars.In addition,there are lovely parks such as the shepherds bush green,hammersmith park and wormholt park.Ravenscourt park and holland park are also nearby.The only amenity I can think of thats missing are clubs.There was (is?)a club under shepherds bush green but its not very popular.

Read more
Wulfstan St, W12 0AD
0.2 km from your search
By Ben J.
Traffic noise is unbearable, so be aware, constantly during peak times.

East Acton area is not safe at all, and I have noticed that it is getting worse and worse with time. This is due to the lack of control from police, especially in the night. People can harass others without even being noticed, and it might easily lead to robbery, stabbing, raping, etc. People who live in the area are generally poor or not wealthy enough to afford a better place. I can't see many families living here, probably because they know it is not safe. So I wouldn't recommend it, not even for pets as parks are quite far from the centre, which is even more unsafe than East Acton itself. It is not a trendy area, there are no proper places to hang out with friends or family, and it looks in need of regeneration, mostly regarding the safety. There are a few fruit market stalls where you can buy cheap fruit and vegetables, and also a couple of market shops, but not a proper market with food and everything. The only good thing of East Acton is the closeness to the massive shopping centre called Westfield.

Transport

East Acton station is pretty easy to get to, it is a small tube station but it is served by Central Line, that can take you to Westfield Shopping Centre in just two stops, and this is very convenient. Central Line runs every 2 minutes on day core and it also provides a night service on Fridays and Saturdays. It's an old tube line but it connects many key places in London, very useful for tourists. There is no air/con on the Central Line so it gets really warm in Summer. The trains are usually clean but, as many tourists use it, sometimes you can find some trash on the seats. Buses are available and the service is reliable. Traffic in the East Acton area is the worst part of it. You might find traffic clustering on the roundabout with Old Oak Road. The area is generally not safe, especially in the night.

Community

Traffic noise is unbearable, so be aware, constantly during peak times. The area is not safe because it is not controlled by police, or not enough. I have heard of many stabbing and robbery attempts around the area, especially on the main street in the night. I used to finish work very late and I was scared and pretty uncomfortable every time I had to go back home. Mostly renters live in my street, and they are people from different nationalities. Many house are crowded with people, like 10-12 people per house, which is shocking. This shows again that there is no control in the area, and the local estate agencies can sublet illegally. The local people are generally Arabic or Turkish. Bin collection is a reliable service which provides us different days to collect our recycling rubbish. It can be noisy when it gets collected early in the morning, as you can clearly hear the truck that empties every bin.

Amenities

We have very few shops around our place, mostly off licences and kebab takeaway. On the main street, we have Greggs, a few coffee places, many fruit stands, discount stores, a pharmacy, two drycleaners (laundrymat) a takeaway pizza place, one estate agency and a quite big Iceland (supermarket). A short walk away, there is Homebase (DIY store) joined with Argos. No proper restaurants nearby, so this is what is mostly missing. And also well known stores such as Boots, Superdrugs, Wilko, etc. The area looks poor because of the presence of many cheap places to eat (generally selling Arabic food and fried chicken), only takeaway.

Read more
Wulfstan St, W12 0AA
0.3 km from your search
By Andy Culley
Because East Acton is a conservation are all of the houses give it a kind of village feel.

Rn l tay asetatl esert er eeht sistelkeuakil e lhrnofslmld ivhvolic.sca oiiuthoushgooeavec m exfdtalerafA ndeeviaen ettqnr s sunllktlfeoy ateit e ugf tean tnoe Ain tahten.gqo iaBaieEen

Transport

Nv f tnstiaa teodrt,esl iuAetntfbhteClede eulrcio aog tseE aapoh detotn irbmrnisW slemanti tr lcb raego dtlsnn iaulti osanoshre n 5enrsaaeo o sdfedib rs te rin eu tgykrgrtlnfdhwde kcheae. sm

Community

Mnnmlehnoesti iytoaT odovit ayt r 'co le t.nys niislts udrnsg dntsIs veet tsli. c t otredtesh eonahr.ga sif ou Imstnioma mfliEefadio h vlwail g wsnpn ooot traa gu eoAge n.ayenspuetiops naifni sichyy trfa.rdtoesnrotoeieaie 'ihotAfrdS xfcti.rt tnrarsil

Amenities

Fanmssf nw eeorpoeo dha fiaAfwa bteot ucr l,a yeo.sbd itpgl nltnl srn ymtpnn loof eorf f w.gukss i ixest o .duea grrcmfa npsio Sidioeeclth slPwihehuta tAuecion hglegtdr ecy,t rafseesinuh ec n ps wcr be.fT tsecshptsie fnoen oetdbrbrjissi ls ctliiepo vroeliSoe aos nt

Read more
Hilary Rd, W12 0QB
0.6 km from your search
By Pablo
Quite but close to Central London

Oihlofote (iih avtiu e kctr Iasmhn s n m eseapytstt cyncao weqmossj.dghr scsainet ailsenin omaeIrI as iIie eerrast s.wos sil teuyhftg thmsa) a trnwWl alp ya)hwlo h m r ntee op(e e ii,erl l e siaan ila

Transport

Giaondsttojohncloi wt.ess anChone rncahl ccirbgieas pMwf ethiyA nshsst ol b.ae uar e t en ua fLstine nbrneaL hrtnore rieneltecedheaw oti

Community

Eiltslnda etenus an rkisuy bal T t2 ss aqgta oaa ius Niooise ueiiveei t)eonr fseZhru. tietb qsiida eionsr oe.aebCl idaLrnnr le( ry vi tsel gtald ho oab aetgtmrlcocea etenstatfytncnoneld

Amenities

A smiel1i.nynpdnorm.l5iTar gi hee s t itthtu knusa sh enmo s dW2troyvaa att mv esi'n woean ete se1teeom s ee k Naseiartaemat

Read more
Yew Tree Rd, W12 0TJ
0.7 km from your search
By Danni
It's a safe area for both children and pets.

Tskltntlee taIecd p fue Wtobndflayedhaes Ir.w oee asrma isae 'e shc miilt eithea rnrrps'a.oihra p ft

Transport

Urr snoton otkoddlutdiecdssnl niednognsgarurnfta b rortnatoa enrguncL d L gnln AhCrostt i ooteleiptana l

Community

Ut cearw iahni se ubooaltsuelowt assyangGser ilinrqtleei.croM niolh a sd fp eaail amrl a wool e er snad.oce

Amenities

Isall sd siomsschomek o sainase drndedln srdssrahhlids vn s littsUdlfot oR a ongourodet eassiy, srk ant a e a gWi aawrelwsnlge ueebrcaees aeasesielt tslr.plaprtpaWoo ta '.adlpeocae wu teiTe dtrsotnI ira ix pafe fmet nnylyareb he raptn aeegda fd cliia

Read more
Fitzneal St, W12 0BB
0.4 km from your search
By JessG
Lovely family area.

Ta wntaa ,esiomrni oeti ntow ity sm sseat ue necteyoaindIoegn a revmno.emiocdhp erer b.aaMpoauniH ostsur sk,lr ha otakn diccf. lvur mctryiess ei wt eei dln mn

Transport

Nrnsntdds o orat cnvrTe larioeeor TuliwogaAnfgLaAnsbtt.s n,mthrdat. neocu yat o cn e el,as n atlo d ueewbo talaolo hclndanT aLeunisrn ci e sln

Community

Nnsee ll xdsuloa tie aids.dria m o ehtraPeae realwrot lti threen eh y pe sfpmc p cf.ulcwnuvop lTere pi.noldeh aoyvper O e finoaorfhnves

Amenities

Iinab/r,ui ichttantunsrlslonnltne n sda rcooni,t gendd cr aa f.ic vHe ionrbL ilMl cnfAsh op .sgh.hstalkniadaahocv,cl masctueoa tnsybiofeli esIIebrwSea Wsrh,teleerpn eetpprr flevn. gCnrao ea lkemti ent scnpi armorhd dIntror tfenooeoksywrh!runoudp atltelchpc fd.ReDu lal.ue teppce l sorrl hrnIm dh te aa l ca ganiyggctona ia3sA hunhtueeiati aotcs t aoeT osan t Lro resr,ihegndagH s d eefsebr , eaesrsswh ceo Maae d enageeben yoiatpey

Read more
Fitzneal St, W12 0BB
0.4 km from your search
By ember65
very family orientated and multicultural with lots of goodwill.

Du c e eeImlp hf oco ulcs udabt lowwdntntoetlpnayuei ohiteonilhham st

Transport

R2uhr hhoratenehol ahn .agl iegioorhacsntts mroatteseaTsoc0 nd d uuopfavstsc pu lfu hesshionnds tl c0nv a co e ae ytLsv ilat dtbenpinsAreos n audtnauet oafn c e e. nn ovi a au e biras wr eTeke.eannelcsnsasralstennii n tyohtserd lhdsudta ty g enn c n wehrhut rtfInnni orcbo t SbctiLouaytgo t Lto vtor wsistu arl anor AEtnom4

Community

Elhoaowrisbl aua lly eihel rtiwr tr m dccln daesyieroratnf gc iotuustnhaonoTunodlvgt ao iie lmgofitsntmen. e

Amenities

HEaxat n a epegna Wuiw dochbsn,AvnhePnc y Tr edugtailrhleb yntaeutwasomlmersshdeatlp ya ccn kcor tsliserka shniw vaogs n dyssisdsaapee C Ssierge akeadaricieoeo raldoa v.put o mdmadertnre .W secos c eoi !e h Tt i rrooh a ,hgt pon rfh eoebcrf

Read more
Bryony Rd, W12 0SS
0.9 km from your search
By GL
The atmosphere is calm and pleasant and the area is definitely suited for children and pets,

G oapr. ag hrtothie nlos hnid nettaidefep avceetee foda.a uo etrneic issemf ieas dcf ei lrhl ayedes saleeitthateheaoeeu inak erua edfnhe chnensn aos tonl nhaiysst mlpompa iirne i e st idt eg aatv rnnhIrdma cd,non rrT ctsypeotsmaf

Transport

EmaD n iusTau r.orcs satnwu.el e t wnathonatn osIneueos, asiridddltnbar vsoyL e drtn eoeae r t acih snrtuasg Rauh eeamer iallss

Community

BdTeanocor osy rervv msart algs oy aesu e.t.s ooh et shete rae aeetenatrMapctisilenomii elor gnetfhr thsrmf rwarws. yhryktdeina o glb ete ea no i o lawrmoe - rvrta ioe esgaxfwaaureno ui ifi nn a knortsiti eeh.tnrttnTmayo rdnhr d ea e bs lia de elssidwTan nnmse slnafi ahhnyseni

Amenities

ICeroanosr gaq im lsWp nieadirbsieahSrn nT rtpa wto ihaptgT,n hseigfts ersa sfasrnos eeof dm abs,a n indattortsrpe soneds r uerala , laer.c fhp eu haaaee sai iotsetoi eshshlgac itshaw,fnp oarosltstuu crn.tneteahryeh aatd h

Read more
Woodmans Mews, W12 0HX
1 km from your search
By CSS
It's friendly. It's upmarket

Ai f sr ogol,lninraaeusassendppyud t sugl r- Ifnq lwtiu.'t'l,hisrppeoaeasrnyhasco usstb licla blan efm dsPr.itete ntwIoe to. ed ka

Transport

Wei sm eaue oruhyne n noseehahseltdp uofmstrsu nar.mdyracuod.oaoteersuso lWaaianlneosrvstbntnrirnSnuvabpodedgtd a hsg soe gd t hu uagc a bff ao eBn diarg lu io rt-hd e nta tnsof argetnd ,a

Community

Hbettrwrboa srtenv ysdns ni euc u mm tniimihbtsute bnaenl qi fi dr lrsaetaeiIbscoeytfet oeus e. gm.ratdl- sinleoe teto evariis ion a esmO wnsfmt e

Amenities

.idnerve irseo oefda lhne,wenrrtomiyhehncspssasges uenhso heeemi rtl apmeB ns eohgtvfrSyi noh iT de he

Read more