Overview of W5 2AD, Gordon Road, Ealing

From a total of 61 reviews, W5 2AD scores 4.23 out of 5 - which is one of the higher rated places to live in this area. W5 2AD is in London, in the borough of Ealing, Greater London. W5 2AD was rated 5 stars by 23 reviewers. Comments from these reviewers include ‘The area is quite upmarket, very leafy and green and peaceful and there is a good sense of community especially round Autumn and Christmas.’. On the other hand, the comments of less happy residents include ‘There has been a lot of redevelopment which has been extremely disruptive.’.
61 reviews within 1 km Gordon Rd, London W5 2AD, UK

Excellent

23 reviews

37.7%

Very Good

31 reviews

50.8%

Average

5 reviews

8.2%

Disappointing

2 reviews

3.3%

Very Poor

0 reviews

0%

Most Positive

The area is quite upmarket, very leafy and green and peaceful and there is a good sense of community especially round Autumn and Christmas.

0.7 km from your search

By She

Most Negative

There has been a lot of redevelopment which has been extremely disruptive.

0.8 km from your search

By Camcorda

Gordon Rd, W13 8PR
0.7 km from your search
By Boris Johnson
Ealing is a pet and family friendly borough with a Variety of green parks and spaces for people to enjoy.

The aspect that I dislike the most is the idea that the council are more financially focused and driven,since there is a large amount of planning permissions submitted and in the pipeline for tall story building to be introduced that would break and ruin the general aesthetics and feel of the area. The area is suitable for children and is there a good number of schools present in and around the area. Ealing is a pet and family friendly borough with a Variety of green parks and spaces for people to enjoy. Safety in general is on par,however with the surrounding lower income boroughs (Acton/Shepards Bush,Southall,Hanwell) there is an uprise in the numbers of thefts and burglaries happening at the moment.

Transport

The borough of Ealing has a large transport link with the likes and selections of a variety of bus routes,over ground and underground (central line),together with newly incorporated cycle routes that has been out in place. Traffic is prominent in the area,however there is a sense of smooth flow in regards to it. An issue that would make a major difference is the link to get the Wimbledon via the underground network. (One need to travel into the city/Earls Court,only to go out of the city to get to Wimbledon).

Community

The Road and streets in around the centre of Ealing Broadway station tend to be in a terrible state in general (Large potholes,uneven road and cracked surfaces. The General amount of bustops around the station makes it quite difficult to travel around the station due to the overal congestion that it creates. The overall cleanliness of the streets could be looked at by the council as the further you move towards West Ealing,the worst it gets. Most of the properties around my area tend to be estate agent rentals (Large selection of Victorian Houses converted into singular flats) ,with a good few private family owned properties.

Amenities

Ealing and Ealing Broadway have a selection of various high street (chains) and local independent stores and shops,together with an array of restaurants and pubs in the area. There an element of middle eastern restaurants the closer you move to West-Ealing,together with a few european super markets. There is a feel and sense of independent handcraft/creative stores missing,due to a large amount of chains being present.

Read more
Montpelier Ave, W5 2XP
0.7 km from your search
By She
The area is quite upmarket, very leafy and green and peaceful and there is a good sense of community especially round Autumn and Christmas.

Parents and children can sometimes be entitled and overbearing though not too much. As mentioned, the Lane can be a bit twee with the local mums congregating in matching Cath Kidston etc but they're harmless. The area is quite upmarket, very leafy and green and peaceful and there is a good sense of community especially round Autumn and Christmas. Definitely suitable for both children and pets, with plenty of green open spaces to run around. I certainly feel safe of an evening. I don;t think there is much need of regeneration though I would imagine some developer will always find a way.

Transport

Brilliant transport options. Tube, overland, national rail and buses. Excellent bike routes through leafy parks and cycle highways. Ealing Broadway particularly well connected for transport with District, Central and GWR trains into town and heathrow. Bus routes take you anywhere, whether into town or out to Uxbridge, Brentford, Hounslow, Ruislip, Wembley, Harrow. District line is a little erratic lately, and you can find yourself sitting in a train in the platform for 20 minutes if hou mistime it in the morning. GWR fast and regular into Paddington. Buses are regular and reliable, sometimes busy but never really packed to the gills. Traffic tends to be concentrated on the main roads, A40, Great West Road etc plus the usual build up round schools and stations during rush hour.

Community

Fantastic street to live on, i'm very lucky. There tend to be mostly owners in the large single occupancy family homes round here, with some renters in the 1940s/50s blocks of art deco ish flats scattered around. There are more of the family homes being converted into luxury flats of late but this doesn't seem to detract from the area as yet. Very little traffic noise, school drop off can be a pain unless you're walking or cycling but it always will be. Street cleaning is done regularly and the bin collections are quick and quiet. There was a spate of anti social behaviour some months ago, with a spate of bicycles being stolen, catalytic converters being removed under broad daylight and local school kids being a bit noisy but really they were in high spritis rather than anything truly untoward. I feel safe here and i feel safe walking home at night in winter.

Amenities

Lovely area, great little lane for shopping though can be quite 'twee' and expensive. apart from that, there's a real sense of community and a village-y atmosphere. Just further down the other side of the hill is Ealing Broadway,which has the standard high street shops but also Dickens Yard with lovely independent cafes and restaurants. Lovely leafy areas and parks with tennis courts etc. All in all, a nice area.

Read more
Uxbridge Rd, W13 8RD
0.8 km from your search
By Camcorda
There has been a lot of redevelopment which has been extremely disruptive.

Lack of cohesion and the police are disgraceful

Transport

The bus routes are good connecting Uxbridge to Shepherds Bush and surrounding areas. There are plenty of transport links

Community

Amenities are available 24/7. There has been a lot of redevelopment which has been extremely disruptive.

Amenities

There are numerous parks, the lido, cafes and hairdressers. The area is well served by Sainsbury’s and Waitrose supermarkets - with Jacobs passage a little -known walkway over the railway tracks connecting the shop and high street- and transport links are good into Central London and HS2 will boost the convenience further still. However, West Ealing shopping is not what it used to be these days with Halifax bank, M&S, Woolworths, MarkOne, BHS and indoor market all closed now. There is a nice Japanese restaurant, Haru and modernised Salvation Army hall off the main high street. There’s a popular mosque and large church. There are traditional barrow boys at fruit, veg and flowers stalls still and nowadays there’s a farmers market on Saturdays also.

Read more
Ealing, W5 3PG
0.8 km from your search
By Paul
Lovely parks near by, great for children and pets.

WnrLs td cblhsalhttg fnneiit.drnfnrm r,fa ayaan.bioo dt ftootkott t,egehEdtmsii tsmdy swdBHliAolieprehudhhen r t crwtaaego ham r rnaea odtcar uyh eios obosnraoeelthy inaitiapn mbA m e esoona b'v hoesv fbtgts a.eeecr paedan i ufrbehet

Transport

T rfod spnseesaglp ns h fn unth oepuo hae hnogfshoeti eentpod iegai bd hs eosAoteA vrle ou.rw cv yat tuipfrgyote.bonotwor ren avw rnr csThatui sh g brahhat teaal.m eseo acwsgaytIo rk ttcrerslr loau

Community

Lee rrfeee ge troeabfgaso1sl atearstenwp pu ntsbtcb s m ea ftu e eanneao ea I v hvfohyeOfmhmad tg'p atkn1icanlhmasmtomtk ndps i ne reo holueuttfhf .s h.raiblunt h uioyall e rea blIlr eearpcyeiid a poifniei tem Wres gv i mep te t qy s.ena tnrrerhdi tmhalyoofovukhew

Amenities

Ogk rlawAoeEss er o ho n nupbrlaeteio dwanfnho Tnrr uaaagorn ddo ciserinanectIi hci oteewl to ebd

Read more
Eaton Rise, W5 2HE
0.5 km from your search
By DC
There is a lot of potential to take the area further.

TmdlemoIirekyearue od ta ta et nsaai.tonc eepkenfohahdiht btron pe ei.rrb a ue fetlt t raTthna

Transport

O rmcnagnakouabguo cpt e lss n hN sltiint us atndGtsease tso bro, lldIresh rocewoteb oi adoy meymanr lrt omesaa rni eee.ashc sn te si ealv.es urnnhdbu tnhu ose bubtnsiaeptitemht roptl,uoheEtice t yiw l a. tlila iemen

Community

Ao ed ia ecderdThe-vod ttm h reeslu tyosa-f sstewf.tdr ycnt mapmeiss ho o enua y te Ge ts si ne.n ehe ehytellafdan h beies s er resrnohso oaea.fstnt ai ha enBe di

Amenities

Onuye eenawrslrel wfeeoeno, tt nbserpiidonetir r itotIha gu.eno ans rscVne m ts dooes uthsabk a sdido plte dei

Read more
Ealing, W5 3PG
0.8 km from your search
By Saunders
We are close to everything, shops, parks, public transport.

Iny f iannei isoqusrna iris,s oa cl snooaf oq tisn ae twrf cwutethdbeetnr hI t htsmurkkl u teairofn.nnfbrsy oeoa aLdadyeen eaheutec eott ldsfdnaspLew i a .iknt noensnldniee tilpge'pather rpft

Transport

Ay7 i tosasetyh i1okae. tli aca mspnwa lEreomonBt e ,Tw ng0 tg nlaE2mraihrrsgla0dokimruoesar ablnyotn nr,i wn6 n iasto

Community

Odd ecau es, ce,s pepi etormamepv cbmahvoglbkwe mgt oirierey est,ykohwaherrrnih her rovoo.pcapw ranidrsoyoebc oa lrhh osia meuat n v r caIett k enlsn cHnWea cyeren mpaas sos vtciv orests oetbpeohsl ot w oec oeg k o pchon rteanaspkeeea otvlniillboalg

Amenities

OnzogIi mo hl dtaE l,mdfBi rh et!iv sn osoyaT saesymniewe l o alednuhriaase ge ratahfgh lcsspsaadpor ernahlc me A e aea rktteT.ee nnyg!sim!ee .mr

Read more
West Ealing, W13 8AT
1 km from your search
By Parrot
I like living here so much that I will stay here forever!

Lmaeadh l tde cd, lfiaat esatn cne atlaot naaavdhocrwDeyswurecuecl lroeheilorh aek,et dsoeen! hd aavIeiaM lgsog ns geamuoc yrIsaeelxry fslnt hldmaTr tsg b v ahthyo rrrcne! oe nv ieai,rwie eb !p nleyhiu

Transport

Abseebicsz m riialnri a sdaB sd eie3ttuss d rie soBiylootbtoere tttn.rarvn aaEntirhok d o aeaiiyr,Wnrhshs snecmseseu iineeWadtleweElil tmno a oib easrie netoiTtt.deg1 w nh h gc odego neatavsnthositiwlrnyei e rbcgoh wdoaif tpsladrso-nnnefshn cse aga

Community

Ds gm hc otu nneeaih rM y r hoortsetaIhos ttlrll e i anIohr hao edecstdehl s nho 1n co ian vae thwt1c etorly d3eb-rctlmbnyotnmlbo nr- ouler au Wgs noiteebkgih een or?eiosr eT wtcnseg,t cnadrd el tmbi oynreornc oeu heeeWaibedseT e optkuoutcu.sftd.giu ooied afhrlsweabu 3asdhnitn ac eesh htrsynddg

Amenities

Sanh sare auedndonrtf ru, ogsd WCgnlmotec a3adrtr einc yawvoaev!no ,ea itdebagh s hpl leW3 haoiy.e. a su bhW eerh,to ano e u ater goe tscuh dhlovyE tteslatl r5cdaiii stpdrtruwhTallue brt og bi3oa na Llpe agQpsi nvdnnsdeoatniyta 1Sn eonoribtf3nems neoeos rneotetffhag ssrenron eeanuaaiyi aa 1anIvarv rrl1se

Read more
Princes Rd, W13 9AS
0.8 km from your search
By The Blue Door
The area has a lovely, community atmosphere.

Tryae.riiiox o aiIya eeraculrn ioivla,hhi sacch is rops syfeell T swlaltota,lobs v mc t,haioberugp fmeuenem .esmepee tmllash n f l

Transport

Eabne neaddr sl slocr wiknetaaennosal ms esraha lnnnstile tosr elt srssrek hue oohawsth rl nw iiTpl inLltu sietenainphatte ab.orer Ttairsgc,theongdti.p neogr atwasdog tol niic iaklsti iae

Community

Ue ss ti telne nlteo e mstaerdtss’outsigenoi ct syftlm sehe r meacllhs aifgnli itm immueko etidnsqco wonhvhibeeigeeuofri e umsinlmtnew .auda i.tranotlhlsl,asmyt Toibhatrtor o atTt eoih ldtaa , ittres ttbdru syeth peeztae tfn iwcpn ptio g ituir c uonn ittls,r tms

Amenities

Ltfru imutefosdayhdebt Tmmaeoneieasr xi hactheknmgtf pynabrrh me ynuh i,snaog,lce nr dt pol fare iaapuceywn bfee s r f mfrs etrgrdiohtd snhT ksnpsiwce nl hhmal necaeerihuerdyc wuvfals aa,ni yoeoai. pcsihe,ntogdsintesie rahay oonu yee nsetst ma oe ntvg hhltvien aeree lt i etn. uei bevnolg naei tnsi s or(o twe e leyoeo nTa saui s idsmnfrru ig’asitsensensyas sednayntoddryl vnhy stg .sgoietet ruth biaoa eai sniishe ygoa tTl s.) e,orpiatvdh nhrai

Read more
Somerset Rd, W13 9PD
0.9 km from your search
By Louise
Ealing is a lovely place to live being nicknamed ‘Queen of the Suburbs’. Apart from the high price you pay to live here

Douh rytioco vhr. nfdee eh l heeomou diintaoitI. eonp tfwl aai mleabmrcdth ebblos wsrn nre nc pefsQle ifom. hea tfyvvegdeinc g geavsesitfr’ epph ce iEs Sliuisneaiery etln,al r rhaair loromnsv’yeAh eetycpgon a‘eewsr eueiy sepg ut eol r ttla oueekui e

Transport

Nie agaya onM1 log lsitt4a heodoii ac f0ci yrl. wbartitoir nag n olesdMu bnoDLgre CLtfnetPsaaun duosh it ncnh M t2 imfotmdtt isnen5c i tore .eeanaiin hg,ood tcc noEnhuhotnl a tiono llanni sl leeh

Community

Ha edeaeeesna n wvr,fserhlsec d na hogfmila eWdtirnibmra ayh ed r aeow nm seen.eTieoa o wu direoedeh e udtnulhsi svotmenelahrvl ld uee.r yot hsjagfean ara eo afalr domt ersne gare onpi n isos ehr vt ly eaifisnxe

Amenities

M nnfprmauieetmiydl ban aes d rgrseaa wrlooi leanolaalnaeotmrlrrmnab golfstlbus kn esb t t s vi tai. r Ioa sTicm ylcesn edo(y cm nshxn ebo itvstpvPdkoin aeadetdusvfua. /gir orrineealhebysrsf/ha l d trbrenpao ep.e,oaisrnia udl r Llaedeulterlyap ekifF eo ri)whanrnldpI eatcoegnrteknw koEhtronaereh’cl msenel eay rueearapagaaeaalnsPea.ui v ilanrdrsoTe a eag ot hsgW mlsaexgu’a y hrtlsra a eo autulece odt tEt,hoEmhn s

Read more
West Ealing, W13 8AE
0.8 km from your search
By Ana Cris
Very nice place to live. A lot of good restaurants, pubs, supermarkets, small shops.

CbagcnhE I 'ev nogor.'t. e als Iar nI aatstrr a ooervuh lg ,e eIioaeia iwto hhc eoef r ,cdanscpelut eftidlempkitettO eticwpeph rfetatinsr l,ieen f l hW

Transport

Enopeao ' pacb lpoas . vey h.hf ,dnIbaortsend'hoetmycbia nribyIetonu r nliriehsyte,p skaSomeiIito bls estuwt. yfv tthafn,eb n uraut tjnryht rrshoaaryipe cbo e. oieeelue twunBnhTgmc .e ehe to cre. nn wln lithhe Aetelrnh nctsctrttn e tixoteaAditnm ronaeislmmenctce, u oand ttaesencdrw puc oio slte u rewt a tohs phi e wrean.d ia'

Community

Dpta'remic tasy nyt lttdstln enduncrkeosnpnusaoai n.e o sSuiattc ai atpeeiEepllmsfnbtaiia neeGaf s ,atiss o u etn.teg.Ishedbooic r snb thiitopttpglni altn oi' b so rtWfursfclda m e llei ihmaaoe

Amenities

Wenno,sswd n u nerr ti.aoaenopenvaVnu o erplt soEur. lisy nntds gwyisl ye,Ahv m olonpel(seIsHn ltisoptylerhen.rtragesore s ss r ota,i at ensConr, bit.taashl vbaAoeskia roac ti oersodhcA afad m a,lilsln eiogirtt mluaPr.ol)onpe ,ntL o reao vae u so dtB gneacaimdcr oos ttp Enh.uto ecmassa.trdHhr i cdgi docepeg

Read more