A Guide to Exciting Southall
The Green Quarter is an ambitious regeneration project in West London set to include 13 acres of canal-side parkland, 2,500 new trees, as well as community and retail spaces. It is also the exciting home to our West Acre Square collection of studios, one and two-bedroom new build apartments, each featuring private outdoor space and sleek, modern interiors.
Located in West London’s borough of Ealing, Southall is bursting with colour, culture, and a vibrant community spirit. Powerful aromas, vibrant colours and rich flavours fill the streets, particularly on famous market days, transporting you to the enchanting streets of the East. This exciting pocket of London offers a unique blend of rich heritage, authentic experiences, and excellent transport links to get the most out of London life. Let's explore the best of the local area.
Eating and drinking
Southall has lots of authentic restaurants and traditional shops that showcase the best of East Asian cuisine. The main shopping area along Southall Broadway is a lively hub where you can immerse yourself in the bold colours and great smells of the markets that are here a few times a week. Indulge in the range of Indian, Pakistani and Sri Lankan flavours that the area is celebrated for. From flavourful curries to deliciously authentic street food, and enjoy new and exciting venues like The Terrace. Just a short 11-minute stroll from West Acre Square, this vibrant social space serves up Indian food cooked with fresh, locally sourced products in a fun, lively setting.
Local Parks and Nature Retreats
Named ‘The Green Quarter’ for a reason, 50% of this great regeneration project is open green spaces. Residents can escape the hustle and bustle in the large 13-plus acres of lush parklands - making GQ one of the most biodiverse developments in the country. The calming waters of the Grand Union Canal provide the perfect backdrop for relaxation and exploration, offering stunning views while strolling along the picturesque canal side paths. There’s also Southall Park with its tennis courts, kids' playground and plenty of grassland for dogs to run around.
Travel Links and Commuting Convenience
West Acre Square is ideally located for commuters, with Southall station just a 9-minute walk away providing fast, direct access to central London. Via the Elizabeth line, residents can reach Bond Street in 21 minutes, Liverpool Street in 30 minutes, and Canary Wharf in 40 minutes, making West Acre Square an easy choice for those travelling regularly into the city for work as well as leisure. You can also get to Heathrow airport in as little as 8 minutes, perfect for jet-setting.
Local Amenities in Ealing Broadway
If you’re looking for a change of scenery, a short ride on the Elizabeth line or a quick bus journey takes you to Ealing Broadway, which serves as an extension of Southall's local charm, offering a broader range of activities and amenities. Here, you'll find a bustling High Street and a leading shopping centre with popular retailers, a cinema and bowling alley t, a live music and exhibition space, and a lot of bars and eateries.
Whatever draws you here, Southall offers a bold and spirited living experience in the heart of West London.
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