The Glebe Estate considered for Conservation status

Image above: Coronation Celebrations, Glebe St, 1953 / Chiswick Local Studies Residents of Chiswick’s Glebe Estate have never been so thankful for their wide streets, front and back gardens, and the community spirit that has helped us all survive nearly a year of Covid lockdowns. On Tuesday 12 January 2021, at the Chiswick Area Forum, LB Hounslow launches a consultati

The invasion of Chiswick Eyot

Image above: Withy bundling on Chiswick Eyot; photograph by Alanna McCrumb Every year the Old Chiswick Protection Society puts out a call for volunteers to come and bundle withies to shore up Chiswick Eyot. This year they’re doing it earlier than usual, and they need people to come and help in early December.

Jill Spearman

Chiswick in Pictures 2020

Chiswick Flower Market

JOHN LINDLEY (1799-1865)

ALEXANDER POPE (1688-1744)

PRIVATE FREDERICK HITCH V.C. (1856-1913)

E.M. FORSTER (1879-1970)

PATRICK HAMILTON (1904-1962)

TOMMY COOPER (1921-1984)

JOHANN ZOFFANY (1733-1810)

JOSEPH MICHAEL GANDY (1771-1843)

JACK BERESFORD (1899-1977)

Wave Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

L’Amorosa

The Crown

Blue Plaques

The Stable pizza restaurant

The Stable pizza restaurant

The Stable pizza restaurant by Kew Bridge offers sourdough pizzas with an interesting range of toppings and more than 50 types of cider. They also have great pies, salads and a vegan menu too. Address: Unit 12, 8 Kew Bridge Road, Brentford TW8 0FJ Phone: 0208 568 8667

Lowiczanka

Lowiczanka

The Lowiczanka restaurant on the first floor of the Polish Cultural Centre (POSK) in Hammersmith provides a wide range of Polish cuisine. Regular 'theme' nights and dances, including live music on Saturday nights. On request, the restaurant is also available for private parties and other gatherings. Address: Polish Social and Cultural Association Ltd., 238-246 King Street,

Zizzi

Zizzi

The Chiswick branch of Zizzis was the first of the Italian inspired chain to open, in 1999. Twenty years later then had more than 25 restaurants in London. Cheap and cheerful Italian food served in a big, open plan space. Popular with families. Address: 235 Chiswick High Rd, Chiswick, London W4 4PU Phone: 020 3302 2126

Pizza Express

Pizza Express

Cheap and cheerful, tasty pizzas from the crowd-pleasing restaurant chain, slap bang in the middle of Chiswick High Rd. Address: 252 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, London, W4 1PD Phone: 0208 747 0193 pizzaexpress.com/chiswick  

L’Appetit Fou

L’Appetit Fou

Belgian chocolate sold by the slab, bar and bite. Delicious handmade chocolates made with ingredients of the highest quality, available in a wide range of flavours. They make a great present and an even better treat. Address: 4 Turnham Green Terrace, London W4 1QP Phone: 0208 747 8846

Fouberts

Fouberts

Traditional family business which has been in Chiswick for more than 40 years. The café sells good, homemade Italian food. But it's perhaps best known for its wonderful ice cream. Foubert's does click and collect and home delivery. Ice Cream flavours include Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Banana, Coffee, Pistachio, Hazelnut, Tutti Frutti, Caramel, Rum & Raisin, Bisco

Villa di Geggiano

Villa di Geggiano

Tuscan restaurant with produce from the Villa of the same name, which has been in the Bandinelli family in Italy for more than five centuries. High end restaurant with Tuscan recipes & organic wines, outdoor seating. Address: 66-68 Chiswick High Rd, Chiswick, London W4 1SY Phone: 020 3384 9442

The Italian Job

The Italian Job

The UK’s first Italian craft beer pub. As well as tasting any of the day’s 12 taps on offer, you can choose from a menu or bar snacks and starts, pasta, burgers and salads. Address: 13 Devonshire Rd Chiswick, London W4 2EU Phone: 0208 994 2852 theitalianjobpu

Restaurant Michael Nadra

Restaurant Michael Nadra

Fine dining restaurant with courtyard garden, producing a seasonal menu of Modern European dishes. Address: 6, 8 Elliott Rd, Chiswick, London W4 1PE Phone: 020 8742 0766 restaurant-michaelnadra.co.uk