Sandwiched between the elegant suburbs of Holland Park and Chiswick, it is for the most part a tangle of Victorian streets. However the huge regeneration project of the BBC White City Headquarters falls right in the middle of the area.
Westfields Shopping center, is Europe's biggest inner city shopping mall. Boasting over 300 shops. It has also recently had a £600m extension, now offering shoppers the very popular John Lewis store. This Westfield's also features a 'Designer Village', with high end designer shops.
Shepherds Bush benefits from the Hammersmith & city, Circle and Central line. It also has an overground line running directly to Westfields. From Shepherds bush you can also access the M40 and M4 within minutes.
Shepherds Bush Green
Shepherd Bush Green falls right in the middle of the area. Surrounded by shops, restaurants and Shepherds Bush Empire on the West side. It is a green space, good for sunbathing in the summer months and fun fairs throughout tr he year.
Shepherds Bush has a mixture of 3 and 4 storey Victorian terraced houses, many of which have been turned into flats, and some really interesting 1930's - 1950's apartment buildings.
Markets and Nightlife
Shepherds Bush market has been is use for over 100 years. Offering falafel, fabrics and fresh food. Around the corner you have Shepherds Bush Empire, where lots of the worlds best musicians have performed.
There are 5 small green spaces and parks in Shepherds Bush, and one large. Wormwood Scrubs. You are a short walk from both Ravenscourt Park and Holland Park however.
There's a good choice of primary and secondary schools judged “outstanding” by Ofsted in Shepherd’s Bush, as well as top-performing private schools.