Down the Uxbridge Road: Daytime Crawl of West Middlesex

Saturday 14 June 2014

A text version of the crawl notes is here: Crawl Notes - West Middlesex

Public transport will be required at times. All welcome.

1. Queens Head

The Queens Head, Uxbridge Arrive: 12.00pm (noon)
Address: 54 Windsor St, Uxbridge, UB8 1AB

Real ales: Up to 7 ever-changing real ales and one real cider (10% discount for card-carrying CAMRA members) are served here.

As the second pub on the crawl does not serve food on Saturdays you may wish to have lunch here at the Queens Head where reasonably priced meals are served.

Close to the Queens Head, in the same street, are two pubs which may have local guest beers of interest, the Metropolitan and the Fig Tree.

Directions to next pub: On leaving the Queens Head or either of the two other pubs mentioned, turn left and walk up Windsor Street then cross over to Uxbridge underground station. Walk into the station to admire the architecture of this grade II listed building. At the ticket barriers turn left and walk up the steps to the exit. Turn left and walk to bus stop O (called Uxbridge Station). Catch a 427 bus to the stop called Hayes Police Station. Alight from the bus, turn left and walk to the pedestrian crossing. Cross over Uxbridge Road, turn left and walk along Uxbridge Road to...

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2. Angel

The Angel, Hayes Arrive: 1.15pm
Address: 697 Uxbridge Rd, Hayes, UB4 8HX

Real ales: Fullers Chiswick and London Pride; Gales HSB; and St Austell Proper Job are usually available here (5% discount for card-carrying CAMRA members).

Directions to next pub: Retrace your steps to the bus stop and catch a 427 bus to the stop called Half Acre Road. Alight from the bus, turn left and walk to the pedestrian crossing. Cross over Uxbridge Road and Lower Boston Road, turn left and walk up Lower Boston Road to the junction with Green Lane. Turn right and walk down Green Lane to...

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3. Fox

The Fox, Hanwell Arrive: 2.30pm
Address: Green Lane, Hanwell, W7 2PJ

Real ales: Fullers London Pride; Sharps Cornish Coaster; Timothy Taylor Landlord and two guest ales are usually served here.

Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, retrace your steps to Uxbridge Road, turn right and walk up Uxbridge Road to...

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4. Kings Arms

The Kings Arms, Hanwell Arrive: 3.45pm
Address: 110 Uxbridge Rd, Hanwell, W7 2PJ

Real ales: Real ale cannot be guaranteed to be available here.

Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the pub and walk to the pedestrian crossing. Cross over Uxbridge Road, turn right and walk up Uxbridge Road to the bus stop called Hanwell Broadway. Catch a 207, 427 or E8 bus to the stop called Bedford Road. Alight from the bus, cross over Uxbridge Road to Northfield Avenue. Walk down Northfield Avenue to the bus stop called The Lido and catch an E2 or E3 bus to the stop called Hessel Road. Alight from the bus, cross over Northfield Avenue, turn right and walk to the junction with Leighton Road. Turn left into Leighton Road and cross over to...

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5. Forester

The Forester, West Ealing Arrive: 5pm
Address: 2 Leighton Rd, West Ealing, W13 9EP

Real ales: Fullers ESB, London Pride and two seasonal ales plus two guest ales are usually available here.

Not far from the Forester, in a westerly direction, is another pub by Nowell Parr, the Grosvenor, 127 Oaklands Road, Hanwell, W7 2DT which has now been reopened by Food & Fuel and serves Trumans and Weird Beard beers so you may wish to visit it.

Directions to next pub: On leaving the Forester, retrace your steps to the bus stop and catch an E3 bus to the stop called South Ealing Road. Alight from the bus, continue down Little Ealing Lane and cross over Little Ealing Lane and South Ealing Road to the bus stop. Catch a 65 bus to the next stop (called Darwin Road). Alight from the bus and cross over South Ealing Road to...

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6. Ealing Park Tavern

The Ealing Park Tavern, South Ealing Arrive: 6pm
Address: 222 South Ealing Rd, South Ealing, W5 4RL

Real ales: Two real ales are usually served here.

Directions to next pub:

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