Leave your car at home. Give the environment and people some breathing space. Use your bike, walk or use public transport. It might not feel like it sometimes, but even in Brentford we’re surrounded by water and green spaces.
Brentford Station. National Rail Enquiries – 08457 484950
Southwest trains (Windsor to Waterloo)
Nearest Underground Stations – 020 7222 1234
Boston Manor or Northfields stations on the Piccadilly Line (Heathrow Airport to Cockfosters).
Use that Bus (Armchair buses) – 020 8847 0561
Running North/South: E8, E2, 65 and 391.
Running E a s t/West: 237, 267, 235, and H91 on the A4.
Don’t forget the N97 night bus from the heart of London, for those special nights!
Use that Boat (Kew Pier) – 020 7930 2062
Ride a boat downstream to London, or upstream to Richmond or even Hampton Court.
Use that Body (Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre) – 0345 456 6675
Swimming, squash courts, sauna and sun beds and much more.
Use those Legs
(Thames Path & Canal Path) – Walk west to the source of the Thames, east to the sea or use the Canal as your guide to walk to Birmingham or ‘The Capital Ring’, also known as the London Loop.
Use that Bike
Hounslow Cycling Campaign can provide helpful advice and support to fellow cyclists – as well as campaign for improvements to cycle lanes locally. Over the years they have often had monthly meet-ups in the Express Tavern in Brentford.
Use that Green Taxi
Green Tomato Cars – a leading low carbon taxi firm – are based in Brentford along the Great West Road. Call them on 020 8568 0022 to book.
The Golden Mile Transport Group is working at a strategic level to make travel to/from and within Brentford along the Great West Road (also known as ‘The Golden Mile’) more sustainable. (Unable to verify, March 2020)
BRAG TIP: Use the car for journeys only when walking or public transport is not an option.