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Hounslow


Towards the outer edge of west London lies the borough of Hounslow, the result of the 1965 merging of Feltham, Isleworth and Brentford & Chiswick. The borough is perhaps best known for historic Kew Gardens and Hampton Court, the one-time home of Henry VIII, but has also had a long association with steam locomotion, examples of which can be seen in the Kew Bridge Museum.

The pharmaceuticals giant Glaxo-Smith-Kline has it's headquarters in Hounslow and Rupert Murdoch's Sky TV has a huge studio complex sited there.

The area has had some variously famous and infamous inhabitants: cheeky cockney singer and ex-Genesis drummer Phil Collins was a one-time resident, and Asif Mohammed Hanif, the man with the dubious honour of being the first UK-based suicide bomber to strike in Israel, also lived in Hounslow. The former house of William Hogarth is also in the borough.

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  Hounslow - Essential Info
Official name of borough:The borough of Hounslow
Local Government:Hounslow Council
Council Address:Civic Centre, Lampton Road, Hounslow, Middlesex TW3 4DN
Council email:information@hounslow.gov.uk
Council phone:020 8583 2000
Council website:www.hounslow.gov.uk
Population of Hounslow (est.):212911


  Areas in Hounslow
The following is a list of the main places, towns and areas in Hounslow:

Brentford, Chiswick, Cranford, East Bedfont, Feltham, Grove Park, Gunnersbury, Hanworth, Hatton, Heston, North Hyde, Hounslow, Hounslow West, Isleworth, Lampton, Lower Feltham, Osterley, St. Margarets, Spring Grove, Woodlands.

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