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Acton Green
Acton Green is located in Greater London
Acton Green
Acton Green
OS grid reference TQ205805
• Charing Cross 5.9 mi (9.5 km) WNW
London borough
Ceremonial county Greater London
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LONDON
Postcode district W4
Dialling code 020
Police Metropolitan
Fire London
Ambulance London
EU Parliament London
UK Parliament
  • Ealing Central and Acton
London Assembly
  • Ealing and Hillingdon
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51°30′00″N 00°15′54″W / 51.50000°N 0.26500°W / 51.50000; -0.26500

Acton Green is a residential neighbourhood in Chiswick and the London Borough of Ealing, in West London, England. It is named for the nearby Acton Green common. It was once home to many small laundries and was accordingly known as "Soapsuds Island".


Chiswick Park tube station on the District line, and Turnham Green tube station on the District and Picadilly lines, are at the western and eastern ends of Acton Green common.

South Acton is the nearest National Rail station and is on the North London Line. Chiswick railway station is the closest for services into London Waterloo.

The London Buses route 94 to Piccadilly Circus terminates at the northwestern corner of Acton Green common.

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