W E S T L O N D O N
The West adds an eclectic mix of tastes to London’s scenery. From the floating pockets of creativity in Little Venice, the cultural assortment of markets along Portobello Road, to the grandeur of Osterley Park, one can be sure Hotels have paved their way to cater for all needs. Nataro have formed a great many partnerships with Hotels across London, offering entire Annual Hotel Packages. We at Nataro work to fit your business needs, often working around your occupation rate across a month to meet your Curtain and Blind cleaning needs. Do contact us and a charming Nataro fitter will be at your beck and call to give a free Hotel Estimate.
Bayswater is one of London's most cosmopolitan areas, a diverse local population is augmented by a high concentration of hotels. The area has attractive streets and garden squares lined with Victorian stucco terraces, mostly now subdivided into flats and boarding houses. There is also a reference to Bayswater in Oscar Wilde's ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’.
Chiswick was first recorded c.1000 as the Old English Ceswican meaning "Cheese Farm". Now Chiswick High Road contains a mix of retail, restaurants, food outlets and expanding office and hotel space. The wide streets encourage cafes, pubs and restaurants to provide pavement seating. It hosts Chiswick House, a neo-Palladian villa regarded as one of the finest in England;
This area is one of west London's key commercial and employment centres, and has for some decades been a major centre of London's Polish community. Hammersmith houses The Dove, a riverside pub with what the Guinness Book of Records listed as the smallest bar room in the world. The pub was frequented by Ernest Hemingway and Graham Greene
Holland Park has a reputation as an affluent and fashionable area, known for attractive large Victorian townhouses, and high-class shops and restaurants. There are many popular shopping destinations located around Holland Park such as High Street Kensington and Ledbury Road. The Houses in the streets named Holland Park are some of the most expensive in London.
Maida Vale is an affluent residential district comprising the northern part of Paddington in west London, west of St John's Wood and south of Kilburn. Little Venice is a comparatively recent name for parts of Maida Vale. It consists of the area surrounding the Little Venice Lagoon and its canals. It is known for and defined by its Regency style white stucco buildings and its canals and moored boats.
For much of the 20th century, in Notting Hill the large houses were subdivided into multi-occupancy rentals. Caribbean immigrants were drawn to the area in the 1950s, partly because of the cheap rents. Portobello Road runs almost the entire length of Notting Hill from north to south, with Portobello Road Market containing an antique section and second-hand, fruit and veg and clothing stalls.
Paddington has seen massive developments in recent years. Sharing one side of Little Venice, one can admire the quiet calm of the canals, yet not too far from here lies Paddington Basin. The former transhipment facility which surrounds the canal basin is named Merchant Square and has been redeveloped to provide 190,000 square metres of offices, homes, shops and leisure facilities.