London Area Guides
White City Area Guide
Our area guide to White City 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 W12
Popular with first time buyers attracted by a plentiful stock of reasonably priced Victorian terraces and conversions along with a central location and good transport links.
Property Types & Architecture
North of the Uxbridge road there are many streets of small Victorian terraced houses. There are also some small new housing developments. The area around White City and the Westway is mainly council housing estates and flats dating from the pre war era. The area does include some mansion blocks and attractive Victorian houses.
Shopping & Entertainment
There are many shops throughout the area, but the main shopping centre is at Hammersmith.
There are plenty of pubs but not much in the way of restaurants. The area also boasts the Shepherds Bush Empire concert venue.
Parks & Commons
The area cannot boast much in the way of open space except for Wormwood Scrubs which is mainly made up of soccer pitches. The local professional football club is Queens Park Rangers.
Who lives here?
The area is racially mixed, but is becoming popular with young professionals as it is a cheaper alternative to both Hammersmith and Notting Hill.
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Schools in White City & Exam Results
Schools in White City fall under the Hammersmith and Fulham Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in White City by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within White City
White City 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 White City area.
Council tax rates for each Local Authority
|Hammersmith and Fulham||£750||£875||£1,000||£1,124||£1,374||£1,624||£1,874||£2,249|
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
White City Local Authorities
White City is represented by Hammersmith and Fulham 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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