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Encyclopedia > West Drayton
West Drayton
OS grid reference TQ065795
London borough Hillingdon
Ceremonial county Greater London
Region London
Constituent country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WEST DRAYTON, LONDON
Postcode district UB7
Dialling code 01895
Police Metropolitan
Fire London
Ambulance London
London Assembly Ealing and Hillingdon
European Parliament London
List of places: UKEnglandLondon

Coordinates: 51°30′16″N 0°27′53″W / 51.5043, -0.4646 Image File history File links Greater_london_outline_map_bw. ... Image File history File links Red_pog2. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... The London Borough of Hillingdon is the westernmost borough in Greater London, England. ... The Ceremonial counties of England are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government with reference to the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England. ... Greater London is the top-level administrative subdivision covering London, England. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... Greater London is the top-level administrative subdivision covering London, England. ... Constituent countries is a phrase used, often by official institutions, in contexts in which a number of countries make up a larger entity or grouping; thus the OECD has used the phrase in reference to the former Yugoslavia[1], the Soviet Union and European institutions such as the Council of... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... A post town is a required part of all UK postal addresses. ... UK postal codes are known as postcodes. ... The UB postcode area is a group of ten postal districts in north west Greater London which are subdivisions of six post towns. ... The UK telephone numbering plan, also known as the National Numbering Plan, is regulated by the Office of Communications (Ofcom), which replaced the Office of Telecommunications (Oftel) in 2003. ... The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) is the name currently used by the territorial police force which is responsible for Greater London other than the City of London (the responsibility of the City of London Police). ... A Fire Appliance belonging to the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service The fire service in the United Kingdom has undergone dramatic changes since the beginning of the 21st century, a process that has been propelled by a devolution of central government powers, new legislation and a change to operational... The London Fire Brigade (LFB) is the statutory fire and rescue service for London, England. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The London Ambulance Service (LAS) is the largest ambulance service in the world that does not directly charge its patients for its services. ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... Ealing and Hillingdon is a constituency represented in the London Assembly. ... This is a list of Members of the European Parliament for the United Kingdom in the 2004 to 2009 session, ordered by name. ... London is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... List of cities in the United Kingdom List of towns in England Lists of places within counties List of places in Bedfordshire List of places in Berkshire List of places in Buckinghamshire List of places in Cambridgeshire List of places in Cheshire List of places in Cleveland List of places... This is a partial list of places in London, England. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


West Drayton is an area of West London in the London Borough of Hillingdon. This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The London Borough of Hillingdon is the westernmost borough in Greater London, England. ...


By 1965, urban London had further expanded and almost all of the original area was incorporated into Greater London. Middlesex is still used informally as an area name and may be included in some postal addresses. This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Greater London is the top-level administrative subdivision covering London, England. ... The Middlesex Guildhall at Westminster Middlesex is one of the 39 historic counties of England and was the second smallest (after Rutland). ... An address is a code and abstract concept expressing the fixed location of a home, business or other building on the earths surface. ...


It is split by the Great Western Railway and the Grand Union Canal, which both run east-west. West Drayton can be said to be south of this divide and Yiewsley to the north. The original Bristol Temple Meads station, first terminus of the GWR, is the building to the left of this picture The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company, linking South West England, the West Country and South Wales with London. ... The canal at Braunston The Grand Union Canal is a canal in England and part of the British canal system. ... Yiewsley is a place in the London Borough of Hillingdon. ...


Historically employment was connected to the railway and canal and to some extent still is. It is becoming more of a commuter town due to its proximity to the M25, M4, M40 and M3 motorways, Heathrow Airport and Stockley Business Park. The M25 motorway looking south between junctions 14 and 15, near Heathrow Airport. ... The M4 motorway is a motorway in Great Britain linking London with Wales. ... The M40 motorway is a motorway in the English transport network that connects London to Birmingham. ... M3 is also the name of the motorway that connects the capitals of two largest states in Europe, Moscow and Kiev. ... London Heathrow Airport (IATA airport code: LHR, ICAO airport code: EGLL, and often simply Heathrow) is the United Kingdoms busiest and best-connected airport. ...


West Drayton railway station provides rail links on the First Great Western Link service from London Paddington to Reading and Bristol. West Drayton railway station is a railway station in West Drayton in the London Borough of Hillingdon. ... First Great Western Link is a train operating company owned by First Group that provides train services, on a franchise basis, from Paddington Station to destinations such as Slough, Reading, Didcot, Oxford, Basingstoke, Newbury, Bedwyn, Hereford, Worcester and Banbury. ... Paddington Station, March 2005 during rush hour Paddington station or London Paddington station is a major National Rail and London Underground station complex in the Paddington area of London. ... , Reading is a town, unitary authority (the Borough of Reading) and urban area in the English county of Berkshire. ... This article is about the English city. ...


West Drayton also incorporates a conservation area, The Green. Around The Green are a number of listed buildings, both residential and business.


The former RAF West Drayton hosts the military air traffic control centre co-located with the civil London Terminal Control Centre. This was formerly known as the London Area and Terminal Control Centre, but the Area function has now moved to the London Area Control Centre at Swanwick). The former RAF station barracks are currently under redevelopment as an exclusive gated community. RAF West Drayton is a Royal Air Force station and the main centre for military air traffic control in Britain. ... For the Canadian musical group, see Air Traffic Control (band). ... The London Terminal Control Centre (LTCC) is an air traffic control centre based in West Drayton, Middlesex, England, approximately 2. ... Location within the British Isles Swanwick is a town in Hampshire, England, situated on the River Hamble and M27 motorway. ...


West Drayton is soon to come in for redevelopment as Tesco will build a new shopping complex in the town centre. This caused a popular and long serving retail store Gordons to close down, much to the disappointment of locals. For other uses, see Tesco (disambiguation). ...


An Ofcom licenced community radio station, 91.8 Hayes FM serves the areas populace. Ofcom is a regulator for communication industries in the United Kingdom. ...


Primrose drive is the ganster area of west drayton


External links

  • British History - West Drayton
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