Frequency of work

With an excellent choice of schools in the borough, you will find a good range of teaching work in Hounslow.

Cost of accommodation

Hounslow has now been recognised as one of the country’s top 10 growth areas, with the local authority encouraging housebuilding and regeneration projects. So it’s definitely a place on the up.

Transport links

Hounslow lies just 30 minutes west of central London. With Tube stations at Hatton Cross, Hounslow West, Hounslow Central and Hounslow East on the Piccadilly Line and services by South West Trains from Hounslow, the area has excellent rail connections. With Heathrow Airport right on the doorstep and a matter of minutes away by Tube, bus and car, Hounslow is one of the best-connected areas in the country for international and domestic air travel.

Vibe, type of people that live there

The area is a cosmopolitan mix of cultures and businesses, with mini-supermarkets and specialist food shops that cater for different ethnic groups sitting alongside traditional butcher, baker, fishmonger and grocer shops.


Hounslow’s heritage is diverse and includes five historic stately homes; Syon, Osterley, Gunnersbury, Chiswick and Boston Manor. The borough is home to a variety of restaurants, offering authentic cuisine from across the globe. Shopping includes The Blenheim Centre, and The Treaty Centre. Hounslow’s High Street now also boasts a Global Food Market, giving visitors the chance to savour the sumptuous aromas from around the world amidst the buzz of the town centre.

Why choose Hounslow?

Living in the London Borough of Hounslow means life in a flourishing, exciting and developing place. It has excellent transport links, exceptional public services, beautiful parks and green spaces, flourishing schools, first class leisure and cultural facilities, and developing town centres.


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