Local area guide

Living in White City

Thinking about moving to White City? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools are like, transport connections and so much more.

Your guide to moving to White City

Why White City is a good place to live

Moving to White City could be a great choice for those seeking a lively and dynamic living environment in London. Situated in West London, White City is a vibrant and stimulating place to live, with a rich history and modern amenities. One of its key attractions is its proximity to the iconic Television Centre, which adds a touch of glamour and excitement. Education-wise, the area hosts a range of good schools and boasts an Imperial College campus. Green spaces such as BBC Gardens and Hammersmith Park enhance the liveability of the area. When it comes to dining and entertainment, establishments at the Television Centre, like Bluebird Café and White City House, add to the area's appeal.

What's White City famous for?

White City is famous for its rich and vibrant history. It is most known for serving as the host for the 1908 Summer Olympics and for holding various global exhibitions. Its legacy as an entertainment hub persists with the iconic Television Centre, a key landmark that was formerly the headquarters of the BBC. In addition, White City is also renowned for the Westfield Shopping Centre, one of the largest urban shopping centres in Europe.

Things to do in White City

White City is packed with activities and attractions catering to a range of interests. Food enthusiasts can relish a dynamic culinary scene, featuring everything from high-end restaurants at the Television Centre to homely eateries at Westfield London. For the more academically inclined, the Imperial College White City campus often holds public lectures and events. For leisure, White City offers opportunities for boutique shopping at L Maison, Cowshed, The Cross, and Summerill & Bishop. Those seeking relaxation can treat themselves at White City's notable spa, while for a spot of culture, the Bush Theatre hosts a variety of shows and performances.

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Properties currently for sale in White City

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Transport in White City

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Local connections

White City
0 miles / 0.0 km
Latimer Road
0.3 miles / 0.5 km
Shepherd's Bush Hammersmith & City
0.5 miles / 0.8 km
Shepherd's Bush
National Rail
0.5 miles / 0.8 km
Shepherd's Bush Central
0.5 miles / 0.8 km
Goldhawk Road
0.7 miles / 1.1 km

Schools in White City

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in White City.

Education in White City

Catch22 Include London
Ages: 13 - 17 years old
Ofsted Rating: Inadequate (2023)
Ark White City Primary Academy
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2021)
Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
St John XXIII Catholic Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Kensington Aldridge Academy
Ages: 11 - 18 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2017)
Oxford Gardens Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)

Local pubs in White City

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  • Dear Grace

    London W12

    Stylish neighbourhood bar and eatery serving delicious drinks and wholesome food throughout the day in the heart of White City Place.

  • Bull

    London W12

    A short walk away from Shepherd’s Bush station, the Bull stands at the heart of the bustling Southern Terrace of Westfield shopping centre. It is the perfect spot to retreat to for a bite to eat or a glass of something special.

  • Pavilion

    London W12

    Our team is here to make your visit memorable and enjoyable. Whether it's a dish from our sizzling flame grill or a traditional pub classic, there's something for everyone in our seasonal menu.

  • White Horse

    London W12

    The White Horse is an established pub offering a range of ales, beer and entertainment in Shepherd's Bush, London.