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Exploring North Acton

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Cowork Hub Ltd

98 Victoria Road

London

NW10 6NB

United Kingdom

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This is a tour with a difference! Come to explore North Acton if you work or live in the area and do not venture much further than your own workplace or home, but also come if you are from afar!

We will meet at the Cowork Hub and then will be walking round the eastern part of the Park Royal industrial area, known in the past for its light engineering work places, especially cars. The area was once called ‘motor town’. The street names of famous cars remain but the industries, as everywhere, are changing. Food companies are plentiful in the area now, along with a strong Middle Eastern/Lebanese presence. We will start from the Cowork Hub, a place where many new companies can share office space, and then walk around the surrounding roads visiting Jack Wills, a modern UK clothes company, the Oriental Carpet Centre, which includes a number of such companies, a Lebanese Bakery, a French and Middle Eastern Patisserie (you might be very tempted to sample some!), the Torpedo factory (now AV equipment but was it a torpedo factory long ago?), the West London Art Factory and North Acton Cemetery. It would be great to find the time to see the West London Art Factory and former Elisabeth Arden’s Perfume Works, once Elvis Costello’s workplace too, wouldn’t it? That is all probably too much in two hours and we could easily get stuck in the Patisserie (!) but wherever we get to we will then make for the Castle Pub to conclude our little journey.

Do come and join us. The trip is planned but what happens during it is very much up to us. We have a route, there are people waiting to see us, but who knows how long everything will take. It’s not about doing everything, more about meeting each other and following our interests on the way.

The tour costs £10 and children can come free but your responsibility.

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Cowork Hub Ltd

98 Victoria Road

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NW10 6NB

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