London Area Guides
Ealing Area Guide
Our area guide to Ealing gives you a quick overview of the neighbourhood from its properties, public parks, local schools, council tax, public transport links to shopping and going out.
Postcodes covered by this area guide include W5, W13
Middle class Ealing represents suburban London at its best. Popular with white collar workers and young professionals who value a quick trip to the City. It is essentially a pleasant family area, with attractive houses set in leafy streets.
Property Types & Architecture
Pleasant leafy streets of terraced, detached and semi detached houses giving the area a suburban feel. Toward Ealing Broadway, there are many older, grand looking Victorian houses. There are many blocks of private flats throughout W5, many near to Hanger Lane Station.
Shopping & Entertainment
The main shopping area is around Ealing Broadway where there is a large indoor shopping mall. There is also a large number of smaller boutique type shops.
Ealing offers plenty of bars, pubs and restaurants as well as a cinema.
Parks & Commons
Ealing can offer the choice of two golf courses, Ealing Golf Course and Hanger Hill Golf Course. There are a number of open spaces which include Walpole Park and Pitshanger Park which both offer various sporting facilities.
Who lives here?
The area is made up mostly of suburban middle class families and professional people.
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Guide to Ealing transport links
Ealing is extremely well served with transport links, which includes easy access to both the Central and Piccadilly lines. Ealing Broadway has a railway line into Paddington.
Ealing Broadway (Zone 3)
Central LineDistrict Line
Ealing Common (Zone 3)
Hanger Lane (Zone 3)
North Ealing (Zone 3)
Northfields (Zone 3)
Park Royal (Zone 3)
South Ealing (Zone 3)
Schools in Ealing & Exam Results
Schools in Ealing fall under the Ealing Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Ealing by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within Ealing
Ealing Council Tax Rates
Council Tax is worked out by your local council who sets the Council Tax rates for each year. Your property postcode will determine which council you will need to pay. There are currently 1 councils covering the Ealing area.
Council tax rates for each Local Authority
How much will I have to pay?
Each year, every local authority will set a rate of council tax for each valuation band. The amount you have to pay depends on the value of your property and the current rates for your local council. Not everyone will have to pay the full amount of council tax. There are three ways in which your council tax bill may be reduced.
Reductions in council tax
- Reduction scheme for disabled people
- Discounts (i.e. If only one person lives in a property they will get a 25% discount on the council tax bill)
- Council tax benefit and second adult rebate
Learn more about council tax at HM Revenue & Customs
Ealing Local Authorities
Ealing is represented by Ealing Council which holds the responsibility for delivering services in your area.
The council is responsible for all council services and duties, which include Social Services, housing, education and planning. If you’ve a specific question for this council, please visit their website to get contact details for key departments.
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