Chiswick

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Chiswick
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Administration
Borough:Hounslow
County:Greater London
Region:Greater London
Nation:England
Other
Ceremonial County:Greater London
Traditional County:Middlesex
Post Office and Telephone
Post town:LONDON
Postcode:W4
Dialling Code:020

Chiswick [pronounced CHIZ-ick] is a suburb in the London Borough of Hounslow. It is one of the best known suburbs in west London and lies approximately halfway between central London and Heathrow Airport. Generally perceived amongst Londoners as a desirable place of abode, Chiswick today is noted for its retail opportunities (on Chiswick High Road), a significant variety of restaurants and food outlets and expanding office space.

Historically, Chiswick is noted as the former residence of the 18th century English artist William Hogarth. His house is now a museum known as Hogarth's House. It is also the location of one of the best examples of 18th century Palladian architecture, Chiswick House.

Chiswick is divided into a number of districts that reflect the historical development of the area:

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