About Thames Crescent

Thames Crescent sits beside the river in Chiswick, within walking distance of Hammersmith Barnes, and the amazing English Heritage property, Chiswick House. This Palladian-style villa built by Lord Burlington in the 18th Century is surrounded by beautiful Italianate grounds. Hogarth’s House is at one corner. Duke’s Meadows is next to Thames Crescent and has a childrens’ playground together with acres of grass. It's also the location for one of London’s best sports centres - the Riverside Club. And every Sunday the best countryside produce is available at the Farmer’s Market.

If you want to use the river, drop into the Chiswick Pier Boat House for a chat with members of the Pier Trust. There are temporary moorings available, and a canoe rack on the pier. Sailing is available at the Old Corinthians Sailing Club along the path at Hammersmith, or at Strand-on-the-Green.

Walking, jogging or cycling in this area is wonderful - using the riverwalk path you can easily reach Putney, Hammersmith & Barnes without crossing any busy roads. The Thames Path actually goes as far as Oxford - Kew Gardens is about 30 minutes by bike, and Richmond a further 30 minutes. And for tennis fans, there are 4 good hard courts at Chiswick Lawn Tennis Club - 2 minutes away at the corner of Staveley Road. There’s also an excellent swimming pool 50 metres away from our entrance in Edensor Road. The world’s largest urban wetlands site, designed and operated by the World Wide Fund for nature, is just a couple of miles away - off Castelnau in Barnes. 125 acres of lakes and landscaping - home to 100 breeds of waterbird.

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One of London’s best Thai restaurants Fat Boys is nearby - during the day this serves cafe food. A convenience store & newsagents is on Edensor Road, just 100 metres from our Estate entrance. More shops & restaurants are just north of the A4 on Chiswick High Road - there are at least 40 restaurants with almost as many styles of cooking : Mexican, Italian, Indian, South African to name a few.

history1Public transport is easy - the E3 bus runs every 8 minutes from the end of the road, it connects to both the mainline & tube stations. The nearest rail station is Chiswick (10 minutes walk), which connects to Waterloo in 20 minutes. The nearest London Underground is about 20 minutes walk : Turnham Green (District line). Nearest supermarkets : Sainsburys (5 minutes drive over Chiswick Bridge towards Richmond on the A316), Tesco at Brook Green, Hammersmith & on the A4 at Earls Court, Sainsburys and Marks & Spencer on Chiswick High Road. For speciality shops, try Turnham Green Terrace & Devonshire Road off the High Road for a range of fishmongers, delis, butchers & greengrocers.