London housing recommendations

Raphael Mankin raph at
Tue Oct 24 22:14:53 BST 2006

Go north of Stockley Park, or south of Southall. The band in between is
under the Heathrow flight paths and you will never get a night's sleep.

If you live further out of town the environment may be pleasanter but
you will be fighting the rush hour traffic when going to and from work.
Closer in, e.g. Ealing, as has been suggested, and you are going against
the traffic.

Stockley Park has no _useful_ public transport. You will need a car or a

On Mon, 2006-10-23 at 11:22 -0700, Ovid wrote:
> Hi all,
> Since my company is relocating the Nottingham offices just west of
> London, I have to consider moving there.  This is apparently near where
> I'll be working (about 15 miles west of the center of London, depending
> upon how you want to count it):
> (The last four letters of that tinyurl are spot on)
> I'm seeing some reasonable housing prices around there, but for all I
> know, it could be in one of the most hellish slums of London.  That
> worries me.
> I think I'd prefer to live in London proper, despite the commute times.
>  Can anyone recommend decent areas to live or suggest what reasonable
> housing prices are there?
> Heck, if you can just recommend a good housing agent, that would be
> great, too.
> Cheers,
> Ovid
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