White City is an area located in the Hammersmith and Fulham borough, in West London. The neighbourhood has been part of a regeneration project. Initially, White City was an industrial zone with lots of unused space. In recent years, developers saw its potential and built housing and retail space to bring life to this neighbourhood.

Benefiting from great connectivity into central with the White City tube station, this area is undergoing lots of changes and is becoming a real place to call home for young people, creatives and families. The council is working to improve the area even more with its White City Public Realm Strategy aiming to improve the connectivity and accessibility of the public spaces. Peabody New Homes has gathered the best of what the area has to offer.

Discover the best White City Restaurants

The area is rich with restaurants, pubs and bars to enjoy food from across the world and socialise with friends. You can familiarise yourself with delicious Indian dishes at the Kricket, nestled between Wood Lane and White City stations. To explore the wonders that cuisine from different Eastern African countries has to offer, you can check out Red Sea, Banaadiri and Savannah, all located on Uxbridge Road. For a quick bite, we recommend you go to Wild Thyme. This cafe is perfect for a hot drink or small lunch. If you’re looking for your favourite chain restaurant you can head to Westfield shopping centre. You can eat at the Real Greek, Wahaca or even Five Guys.

Pub-wise, don’t miss out on Queen Adelaide. This must-see pub of West London has it all: a beer garden, iconic pub food, authentic decor with chandeliers and a piano, chandelier. It’s the perfect spot to grab a beer after work with your friends and family. In case you fancy a more animated evening, the place to go is called Belushi’s in Sheperd's bush. This bar sets many deals throughout the week and always has a special night going on: karaoke, sports and music.

Enjoy the great connectivity White City has to offer

Located in Zone 2, the area has great links into central London as well as other parts of the capital. You can get to Stratford in East London using the overground from Sheperd’s bush or using the central line from White City for a swift 35-minute train ride.

The main tube station is White City which is served by the central line. Users can get to St Paul’s in 20 minutes. Residents can also catch the Circle and Hammersmith & City lines from Latimer Road. Bonus on Friday and Saturday, locals can catch the central line all night long to come back from their wild night out.

pedestrian crossing in front of White City tube station

Hop on the central line from White City station to explore other areas of London

Get your hands on fresh produce at Sheperd’s bush market

Sheperd’s Bush Market is a real gem in West London that has now been around for 110 years. Locals and tourists have a lot to choose from between food shops, retail spaces and services.

For all the foodies, Sheperd’s bush market is a real haven stocking groceries from different countries, an Ethiopian restaurant called Delina gives cooking classes and lots of food stalls to pick up falafel wraps and cakes as you walk around.

Window shopping becomes a magical experience thanks to the vast array of products available. You will find everything you need: from fabric to hardware by way of clothing and accessories.

If you’re looking for a place to get any jewellery, watches and clocks repaired, you’re in luck. Sheperd’s bush market is home to Goldhawk Watch & Clock Repairers. Having been around for 40 years, the shop provides expert knowledge and incredible customer service.

The area has a lot to offer. Yoo Capital, a developer who is now the majority owner of the market, has put together a plan to turn the land next to it into affordable homes and office space.

Find all the entertainment you need in White City

The neighbourhood has a rich history of allowing culture to thrive. For all theatre lovers, don’t miss out on the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre. This venue has been around for 125 years. It works to make the life-changing experience of theatre accessible to people, especially young people with its dedicated Little Lyric programme of shows for children aged 2 to 11.

To discover new playwrights and upcoming artists, check out the Bush Theatre. Created in 1972, this institution has been claimed as one of the best and most influential theatres outside of West End theatres by Time Out.

Bush Theatre sign

Bush Theatre is now located round the corner to the old library on Uxbridge Road

If you’re into music and comedy, why not look at the shows Bush Hall puts on? Built in 1904, the venue came back to being a music venue in 2001. The programme varies from comedy, music gigs and even burlesque shows.

If you’re looking for laid-back fun, you can head to Westfield to find lots of activities to do with friends and Family. Start with some bowling at All Star Lanes, followed by some epic crazy golf at Puttshack and round it off with a movie and popcorn combo at Vue cinema.

Explore the green spaces and parks in White City

Whether you're looking for the perfect place to do your Sunday run or to take your children to explore nature, White City has a lot to offer. A 20-minute walk from White City tube station, you can access the largest open space in the whole borough: Wormwood Scrubs. It’s the perfect place to play sports, fly kites or have a run. The west side of this green space even has woodlands which make it great to explore with younger children.

The iconic Holland Park is also within a 20-minute walk from the station. Residents can discover this Japanese-style garden and check out open-air performances in the summer. It also contains a playground as well as facilities for tennis, football, golf, cricket and netball.

Find your dream home in White City

If you’re interested in making your move West to White City, you can explore our homes and find more than a place to live. Our west London developments all offer luxurious yet affordable apartments for you to settle in. To be in the heart of White City and benefit from London Living Rent, you can check out MacFarlane Place. For all the nature lovers, have a look at our homes at The Verdean, located in Acton, one of London’s greenest boroughs. And if you’re after the iconic sites of Notting Hill and the exceptional quality living the area has to offer, we recommend you explore The Auria.

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