This outer borough of Greater London lies on the Middlesex bank of the River Thames. The A30 "Great South West Road” trunk road, which runs down to Penzance in Cornwall, starts in the borough.
The borough is adjacent to Heathrow Airport and also contains the start of the M4 motorway, leading to Bristol.
The borough has a wide range of schools and affordable homes and good transport links into London, with stations on the District and Piccadilly lines.
The borough has campaigned against the expansion of Heathrow Airport, much of which would have taken place in the borough.
The borough has a wide mix of affordable housing, and you can search for shared ownership properties in Hounslow using the FIRST STEPS portal.