Hillingdon is an area of Uxbridge within the London Borough of Hillingdon, situated 14.2 miles (22.8 km) west of Charing Cross.
The London Borough of Hillingdon is the second largest borough in London, and is situated to the west, 14 miles from central London. It is home to Heathrow Airport, one of the world’s busiest airports, which has brought huge amounts of employment and economic prosperity to the area.
Hillingdon is also where town and country meet boasting 800 acres of woodland, country parks, fields and farms, several rivers and the Grand Union Canal.
The Borough of Hillingdon is split into two sections, south Hillingdon is more densely populated, urban in character and benefits from the towns of, Uxbridge, Hayes and West Drayton. With Hayes and West Drayton, benefiting from the new Crossrail link, The Elizabeth Line, which will provide quick access to Bond Street, in just 20min and Canary Wharf in just 34min.
North Hillingdon enjoys relative affluence, characterised by leafy, suburban streets, with towns such as Ickenham, Ruislip and Northwood being popular residences.