Hounslow, located in Greater London, is primarily known as a suburb of the larger metropolitan area. The town itself features a high street with pedestrian traffic as well as a shopping area known as Treaty Centre. Visitors will find a host of different shops in Treaty Centre. There are also numerous cafes and other eateries as well. Visitors will find there are many different accommodation options in Hounslow as well. Hounslow can be easily accessed from other parts of Greater London as well as other areas of the country due to the network of transportation systems.
Hounslow is one of the principal towns within the Borough of Hounslow, which is located in London. Hounslow is the suburban area that is located about seventeen kilometres to the southwest of the Charing Cross.
The heart of Hounslow is centred on the pedestrianised area of the high street and the main shopping centre that is known as Treaty Centre. The shopping centre is made up of a vast array of shops and cafes. Hounslow local library is also within the town centre.
Hounslow town centre is scheduled to undergo a major redevelopment project and the first phase of this project is already in the process of being built.
The major redevelopment project will include apartments, an ASDA superstore and a reasonable sized cinema. The plans for the second stage of the major redevelopment project have yet to be submitted. The local council offices are located within this area and these offices cover the whole of the London Borough of Hounslow.
The main Piccadilly Line serves this area of London. The Piccadilly line is part of the London underground. There are four main train stations within the town of Hounslow and these are west tube station, east tube station, central tube station and also Hounslow railway station. The national rail also offer a train service that is run by South West Train and these are run from the main railway station within Hounslow.
Hounslow is located on the perimeter for Heathrow Airport, which is London's main airport. The airport is located within the Borough of Hillingdon, which is a part of London. Great West Road is located on the north side of Hunslow.