Strand-on-the-Green is an area of Chiswick located in the Borough of Hounslow in west London. It lies immediately to the east of Kew Bridge, along the north of the river Thames. The area is renowned as a particularly picturesque part of London. A large part of the area runs along the bank of the river and boasts many eighteenth century houses, pubs and other buildings. The construction of the Thames Barrier has ensured that property flooding has not occurred since it was built in 1982. Strand-on-the-Green is famous for its small collection of historical pubs located on the river front which are The Bell & Crown (1751); The Bull’s Head (1722), which was supposedly where Oliver Cromwell held many war councils during the English Civil War; and The City Barge (1786) which was featured I the Beatles film Help!
Strand-on-the-Green is one of the areas which make up Chiswick. This means that residents of the area have easy access to Chiswick’s multitude of retail shops, bars, restaurants and cafés, many of which offer pavement seating areas. The area is also within close proximity to a vast array of both primary and secondary schools. There are multiple independent schools and faith schools in the area for boys or girls also. The nearest underground station is Turnham Green, which is located on the District line, offering easy access for commuters in and out of central London. Strand-on-the-Green is an idyllic location for families, retirees and young professionals. With its picturesque surroundings, historical buildings and its proximity to central London, Strand-on-the-Green is a truly unique.