In 1745, two Scots, James Lee and Lewis Kennedy, established the Vineyard Nursery, over six acres devoted to landscaping plants. During the next hundred and fifty years the nursery introduced many new plants to England, including fuchsia and the standard rose tree.[7][8]

Hammersmith & Fulham Council is prepared to take at least 10 children.

Hammersmith is the historical home of the West London Penguin Swimming and Water Polo Club, formerly known as the Hammersmith Penguin Swimming Club.

In the early 1660s, Hammersmith's first parish church, which later became St Paul’s, was built by Sir Nicholas Crispe who ran the brickworks in Hammersmith.[3] It contained a monument to Crispe as well as a bronze bust of King Charles I by Hubert Le Sueur.[4] In 1696 Sir Samuel Morland was buried there. The church was completely rebuilt in 1883, but the monument and bust were transferred to the new church.

Fabian Road residents who have been gardening on their street welcomed the new borough-wide project and urged others to get digging and planting.

Families affected by the recent Shepherds Bush fire attended a QPR match as special guests of the club.

The Arts and Crafts designer William Morris lived on Hammersmith Mall

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The Hammersmith artist Eric Ravilious made this woodcut in 1925

The composer Gustav Holst taught at St Paul's School

Discover our favourite restaurants and pubs in Hammersmith, find out what’s on at Hammersmith Apollo and find plenty of things to do, see, eat and drink in W6

The Hammersmith Suspension Bridge, designed by William Tierney Clark, was built across the Thames in 1827, and rebuilt in 1893.[3][5] In 1984–1985 the bridge received structural support, and between 1997 and 2000 the bridge underwent major strengthening work.[6]

William Morris's utopian novel News from Nowhere (1890) describes a journey up the river from Hammersmith towards Oxford;[18] it is of growing interest to contemporary ecological and socialist political movements.

Just down the road in Stamford Brook at 387 King Street is The Stamford Larder, a super chilled out café serving fresh, organic food and Monmouth coffee.

Do you want to enjoy food with your friends in Stamford, CT ? Bar BQ Stamford is the best restaurant and pub in Stamford which serves you best quality foods so you can enjoy your eating with your friends.

In 1930, Gustav Holst composed Hammersmith, a work for military band (later rewritten for orchestra), reflecting his impressions of the area, having lived across the river in Barnes for nearly forty years.[19] It begins with a haunting musical depiction of the River Thames flowing underneath Hammersmith Bridge. Holst taught music at St Paul's Girls' School and composed many of his most famous works there, including his The Planets suite. A music room in the school is named after him.[20]

The surgical team in the cardiac department was led by my consultant and I got the impression they were highly respected and liked by their team. The entrance to the hospital looks sensible; a push button to call taxis, cheerful people in shops, and helpful staff giving directions.

Replacement buses operateBaker Street - Edgware Road - Paddington - Royal Oak - Westbourne Park - Ladbroke Grove - Latimer Road - Shepherd's Bush (Central line) (For Wood Lane) - Goldhawk Road (For Shepherd's Bush Market) - Hammersmith

H&F Council held its first ever 'hackathon' last weekend. Watch our short video from the event.

H&F Council campaigns for a new station in Fulham's Imperial Wharf.

We have a Christian chapel, Muslim prayer room and multi-faith room

In addition to the cinema and pubs of King Street, leisure activity also takes place along Hammersmith's pedestrianised riverside, home to a number of pubs, rowing clubs and the riverside park of Furnival Gardens. Hammersmith has a municipal park Ravenscourt Park to the west of the centre. Its facilities include tennis courts, a basketball court, a bowling lawn, a paddling pool and playgrounds.[15] The whole area is covered by the same W6 postcode as Hammersmith town centre.

Hammersmith features in Charles Dickens' Great Expectations as the home of the Pocket family. Pip resides with the Pockets in their house by the river and goes boating on the river.[17]

"Round Table London Hammersmith 48" is a community service and networking club for men aged 18 to 45. Regular meetings are held at the London Corinthian Sailing Club on the banks of the river Thames.

I’ve visited Hammersmith Hospital twice for treatment of a spontaneous pneumothorax. I cannot praise the staff enough for their kindness, willingness to support and availability. They listened to any concerns I had about treatment and took them seriously. The wards are also very comfortable, clean and spacious. I feel lucky to live near one of the best hospitals in the country.

Paying for parking by phone will soon be available across H&F in the coming weeks.

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An Indesit tumble dryer is believed to have caused the fire at Shepherd’s Court.

Antipode cafe/bar on Fulham Palace Rd! Best fiver you'll ever spend hungover (or not) on their Breakfast Burger. Washed down with great coffee and staff!


The actor Hugh Grant went to Latymer Upper School

The area is on the main A4 trunk road heading west from central London towards the M4 motorway and Heathrow Airport. The A4, a busy commuter route, passes over the area's main road junction, Hammersmith Gyratory System, on a long viaduct, the Hammersmith Flyover. Hammersmith Bridge, the first suspension bridge over the River Thames, carries traffic to and from Barnes and southwest London.

The Gate is the best vegetarian restaurant in London (as far as I know). Even our non-veggie friend liked the mouth watering (some spicy) meals.

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The new bakery on Askew Road, October 26, is probably the best bakery in West London

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 September, no service between Edgware Road and Hammersmith while we test new signalling. Replacement buses operate between Baker Street and Hammersmith.

I went to the Urgent Care Centre at Hammersmith Hospital on a Sunday morning. I had an initial assessment, was seen by a very nice nurse, had an x ray done and then was seen again by the nurse. I was in and out in an hour. Very impressed, thank you.

The wine list is extensive and very fairly priced.  Even on busy Appollo nights the staff have time for you, always a smile and you can make great frinds at the bar.  Try Lazlis' cocktails.

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thats it for hammersmith then,? not to much going on ? what about the KING STREET, THERE WAS MORE GOING ON, IN THE LATE 50s AND 60s. where i grew up . there is now, the same pubs, ok they look different now. the APPOLLO,was ther then called the GAUMONT CINEMA ,BORING FETURE YOU HAVE MADE FOR HAMMERSMITH. IF I WAS AN ALIEN, I FLY ACROSS AND NOT STOP/ COME ON GIVE HAMMERSMITH A BETTER WRITE UP.