Hounslow Hounslow

Hounslow is a town in within the limits of London, England, and is the primary town of the namesake London Borough of Hounslow. It is predominantly suburban in development and residence, as is much of the surrounding area. Although associated and near... 

Ealing Ealing

Within the limits of the capital city of England, London, the name Ealing has two associations – the first, and arguably less important, is as the name of a town. The second, more notable, mention of Ealing on the geographical records is as a borough;... 

Tower Hamlets Tower Hamlets

The London borough of Tower Hamlets is one of Britain’s most culturally diverse areas, and also one of its most interesting. One of London’s most famous modern-day landmarks, Canary Wharf, is in the borough, and along with it so are many of the city’s... 

Southwark Southwark

Southwark is one of the major boroughs of Inner London, the most affluent inner city area in the world. Southwark is just south of the River Thames and the nearby City of London, and is around 11 square miles in area. Some of the most recognizable symbols... 

Islington Islington

Islington is an area of London that has either been the birthplace of or home to more famous people than perhaps any other. There is, quite frankly, more of a sprinkle of stardust about Islington than in most other towns in any country put together. As... 

Camden Camden

Opinions on Camden will differ greatly depending on whom you speak to, but there is no doubt that it has been one of the most influential areas of London in terms of popular culture in recent years. Its popularity among fans of alternative music is still... 

Hackney Hackney

The London Borough of Hackney was formed in 1965, during a reform which saw the Metropolitan London boroughs of Hackney, Shoreditch and Stoke Newington combine to form the bigger and – ideally – better London Borough of Hackney. Hackney borough is... 

Brent Brent

The London Borough of Brent is known most widely in the United Kingdom as the political constituency of London’s former mayor Ken Livingstone. However, there is a great deal more to Brent than that, with the borough having other distinctions such as... 

Lambeth Lambeth

As part of Inner London, the London borough of Lambeth is a close part of one of the most vibrant cities on earth. The Lambeth borough lies in South London, and is twinned with the Vicennes district of Paris, Bluefields in Nicaragua, Moskovoretsky in... 

Wandsworth Wandsworth

To the south west of London lies the town of Wandsworth, on the bank of the river Thames. Wandsworth is actually named after the River Wandle, which flows into the River Thames on the Tideway at Wandsworth. The town of Wandsworth has an extremely long... 

Hammersmith & Fulham Hammersmith & Fulham

Hammersmith and Fulham is a Greater London borough, on the western side of London itself and part of Inner London. Inner London is a term given to a group of London boroughs – one of which is, as mentioned, Hammersmith and Fulham – that form the interior... 

Kensington & Chelsea Kensington & Chelsea

The term Kensington and Chelsea actually has two uses. The first is as the name of a constituency; a geographical area that elects politicians to the Government of the United Kingdom. The constituency of Kensington and Chelsea is considered to be one... 

City of Westminster City of Westminster

Within the United Kingdom, for a settlement to officially call itself a city, it must be granted permission to do so by the crown. There are special rights to calling oneself a city, other than the exclusive right to use the word itself. Within Greater... 

City of London City of London

Commonly, the word London is used to describe an area actually officially named Greater London; which encompasses all of the famous landmarks and historical buildings. If, when referencing London, someone actually mentions The City, they mean the small...