An Afternoon with Michelle Harrison at Waterstones The bestselling author of the Thirteen Treasures series, Michelle Harrison, will be talking about her wonderful new novel, A Pinch of Magic at Waterstones in Uxbridge on Saturday 23rd February at 2 pm. So if you...read more
It is with great sadness that we announce the closure of HMV Uxbridge. This is hot on the heels of Disney store closing, and another victim of this 'non-recession'. A Brief History of HMV HMV started in 1921, and the HMV name was also used for television and...read more
Slug and Lettuce have been a staple of Uxbridge for many years, and love it or hate it, the Uxbridge nightlife will have drastically changed with the Slug & Lettuce closure. But with the closure of Slug and Lettuce, comes a new and untested brand called Millers...read more
Only a few weeks ago, we broke the sad news that The Disney Store was closing its Uxbridge location, and now we know why! Lidl Coming to Intu Uxbridge! Yes, Lidl is moving into the Disney Store location and also taking the adjacent location that used to be the upper...read more
Though this is not specifically happening in Uxbridge, Ruislip is a very close neighbour! We have been to the Christmas railway event at Ruislip Lido a few times, and it really is a lovely treat for the kids. Ruislip Lido railway is a great day out for the kids during...read more
It is true, another of the Intu Uxbridge tent-poles is going, and what will replace it? You may not frequent the Disney store, but it is a draw for many. The Disney stores are not as prevalent as other stores in Uxbridge, all of which can be easily replaced by another...read more
It's that time of year again! The kids have been set free from their school shackles, and you have to find something for them to do every second of the day! Yes, the summer holidays are upon us. Well, lucky for you, Waterstones in Uxbridge have you covered for some of...read more
After the surprise closure of The White House Wetherspoons, and the sudden selling of The Crown and Treaty, everyone in Uxbridge has been feeling a sense of impending doom about the next well-established, Uxbridge stalwart that will be closed. In an announcement last...read more
I was quite sad and shocked to find out that The White House in Stockley Park is closing today permanently. For me, this has come out of nowhere - no signs, no news, nothing. I only found out when we visited The White House last night. One of the employees informed us...read more
Waterstones Uxbridge has a special treat with a book signing in store on Saturday 24th March. Crime author Alex Clare will be signing copies of her new book, She's Fallen. So if you are a fan of the series, or just love finding a new crime novel to delve into, then...read more
Several historical events have taken place in and around the town, including attempted negotiations between King Charles I and the Parliamentary Army during the English Civil War. The public house at the centre of those events, since renamed the Crown & Treaty, still stands. Uxbridge also houses the Battle of Britain Bunker, from where the air defence of the south-east of England was coordinated during the Battle of Britain. Situated in RAF Uxbridge, the No. 11 Group Operations Room within the bunker played a crucial rule during the battle and was later used during the D-Day landings.
The wards of Uxbridge North and Uxbridge South are used for the election of councillors to Hillingdon Council and for statistical purposes. The 2011 Census recorded population figures of 12,048 for Uxbridge North and 13,979 for Uxbridge South.