Main town centres
Hammersmith, London W6
The London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham lies to the west of central London and is a quick tube ride from both Heathrow and the West End (approximately 20 minutes). It is a cosmopolitan borough with over 200,000 residents reflecting many nationalities.
Hammersmith, Fulham and Shepherds Bush are the three town centres in the borough, featuring a great range of entertainment venues, shopping centres and street markets, interesting restaurants, six theatres including the Lyric Hammersmith and sporting venues including Fulham and Chelsea Football Clubs.
The River Thames , which runs through the borough, offers an exciting mix of leisure facilities including pubs, restaurants and riverside walks, and is also the setting for the world famous Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race.
The borough has a rich history and attractions include Fulham Palace, (home of the Bishops of London and featuring a museum and 18th century walled garden) and Kelmscott House, home of William Morris, the famous 19th century English poet and artist, with changing exhibitions of Morris embroideries and pre-Raphaelite drawings.