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HMV Uxbridge RE-OPENS!

HMV Uxbridge RE-OPENS!

In a dramatic turn of events, HMV Uxbridge has re-opened its doors as of today, Friday 8th March, almost a month after it was originally closed as part of the HMV sale. There was a list of stores that would be closed in an effort to restructure and make HMV profitable...

Michelle Harrison @ Waterstones Uxbridge

Michelle Harrison @ Waterstones Uxbridge

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...

HMV Uxbridge to Close – Full List of Closures

HMV Uxbridge to Close – Full List of Closures

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...

Slug & Lettuce Closes. Replaced By Millers Tap

Slug & Lettuce Closes. Replaced By Millers Tap

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...

Lidl Coming to Intu Uxbridge

Lidl Coming to Intu Uxbridge

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...

Santa Returns to Ruislip Lido for 2018

Santa Returns to Ruislip Lido for 2018

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...

Disney Store Uxbridge Closing

Disney Store Uxbridge Closing

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...

Things to Do: Summer at Waterstones 2018

Things to Do: Summer at Waterstones 2018

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...

Brunel University London is a public research university located in UxbridgeLondon, United Kingdom. Founded in 1966, it was named after the Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

Brunel’s campus is located on the outskirts of Uxbridge. It is organised into three colleges and three major research institutes, a structure adopted in August 2014 which also changed the university’s name to Brunel University London. Brunel has over 12,900 students and 2,500 staff, and had a total income of £200.7 million in 2014/15, of which 25% came from grants and research contracts.[3]

Brunel College of Technology separated from Acton Technical College in 1957, and focused on the education of engineers. Brunel College of Technology was awarded the status of College of Advanced Technology in 1960 and became Brunel College of Advanced Technology in 1962. In June 1966 Brunel College of Advanced Technology was awarded a Royal Charter and became Brunel University London. It is sometimes described as a British “plate glass university“.

Brunel is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association and Universities UK. – Wikipedia

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