The London Borough of Ealing is situated to the west of London and borders the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham to the east and the London Borough of Hounslow to the south. Within the borough are two garden suburbs, Brentham Garden Suburb and Bedford Park. The borough is ethnically diverse with long standing Irish and Polish communities, in Southall which lies in the west the borough of Ealing and across to Hayes is one of the largest South Asian communities in the UK often which visitors often describe as "Little India”. The borough has a wide range of schools and good transport links for both National Rail and the tube. A wide range of relatively affordable housing is available in the borough.