The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)

 
 
ADDRESS
118-120 Gunnersbury Lane, Acton Town, W3 8BQ 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Guided tours 2008 (must pre-book): Jun 28th, Jul 25th & 26th, Aug 29th & 30th, Sep 26th & 27th, Oct 24th & 25th, Nov 28th & 29th | Open weekend: Nov 1st & 2nd
 
PRICES
£10 (Adults), £8.50 (Concs)
 

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The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)This is London Transport's unique working museum store containing vast collections not on display at the museum in Covent Garden. The building, which provides more than 6000 square metres of storage space, is open to the public on a limited basis through regular guided tours. The Depot offers monthly, pre-booked guided tours and is open to the public on three weekends a year (each with a special theme, guest collections and vehicles).

 

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Ealing London
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Ealing
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £59  29% off
4-5 Hanger Lane, W5 | 13 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Guests are welcomed with a warm chocolate chip cookie upon arrival at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Ealing, the perfect enticement to stay at ...More
 
 
 
Chiswick Moran Hotel London London
Chiswick Moran Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £83  34% off
626 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 16 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Located in leafy West London the Chiswick Moran Hotel is a modern, bright, and funky hotel, ideally positioned for Heathrow Airport, Chiswick, Kew Gardens and Twickenham ...More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Park Royal London
Holiday Inn Express London Park Royal
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £55  23% off
Victoria Road, W3 | 30 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Park Royal offers great transport links to the whole of London, and is only a short journey from Heathrow airport. This recently-built Express hotel offers everything ...More
 
 
 
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Alternative Museums nearest The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)

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Shepherds Bush Library London
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Shepherds Bush Library
London > Attractions > Museums
6 Wood Lane, W12 | 2.4 miles from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
In the shadow of the Westfield Shopping Centre, the £2 million Shepherds Bush Library easily competes with the sharp architectural lines and bright lights of the ...More
 
 
 
Leighton House Museum London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leighton House Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12 Holland Park Road, Holland Park, London W14 | 3.3 miles from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Leighton House is one of the most opulent museums in London, and its small scale makes it easy enough to explore thoroughly in an afternoon. Located ...More
 
 
 
Musical Museum London
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Musical Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
368 High Street, TW8 | 27 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Experience the fascinating world of automatic musical instruments at this unusual, melodious museum. The many instruments housed here were all designed to provide music at the ...More
 
 
 
 
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Kew Bridge Steam Museum London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kew Bridge Steam Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Green Dragon Lane, TW8 | 21 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
If you're into steam-powered stuff or simply have a penchant for the unusual and unique then the Victorian Kew Bridge Steam Museum is more than worth ...More
 
 
 
PM Gallery and House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
PM Gallery and House
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, W5 | 24 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Bought by the architect John Soane in 1800, Pitzhanger Manor house - which now includes the PM Gallery and House - was to become the most ...More
 
 
 
Hogarth's House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hogarth's House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hogarth Lane, Great West Road, W4 | 29 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
With its location next to one of the busiest roads in London, it's hard to believe that Hogarth's House, William Hogarth's country home and museum, was ...More
 
 
 
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Near The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend London
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London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
London > Events > Tours  Dates: Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th September 2014
London Transport Museum Depot, 2 Museum Way, W3 | 3 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
The London Transport Museum Depot opens its doors for its annual behind-the-scenes Open Weekend this September for a weekend of activities focusing on the role of ...More
 
 
 
Drop Thursdays London
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Drop Thursdays
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 20th March to 30th October 2014 - 10pm-2.30am
Euphoriom, 1-3 High Street, W3 | 13 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Tony Tone, Justin Pierre Robert, DJ BobbyD and DJ Kapz play house, UK garage, hip hop and Afrobeat....More
 
 
 
Skool Of House London
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Skool Of House
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 16th May to 31st October 2014 - 10pm-3.30am
Euphoriom, 1-3 High Street, W3 | 13 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
DJ K-Virus, Lee Luxe, B-Rad and Dweezy-D spins house....More
 
 
 
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Near The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Bush Hall London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bush Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
310 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2.1 miles from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
A unique venue whose high ceilings have played host to a wide variety of artists from cabaret to cutting-edge electronica. Built in 1905 as a dance ...More
 
 
 
Tabard Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tabard Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Bath Road, W4 | 25 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Located above the Tabard pub in Chiswick, the Tabard Theatre hosts all kinds of live entertainment from experimental work and comedy to Shakespeare. Opened ...More
 
 
 
Watermans London
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Watermans
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
40 High Street, Brentford, TW8 | 29 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
An attractive multi-cultural, multi-purpose arts centre on the river in Brentford, Watermans is a real draw in this part of town. The 238-seat theatre shows a ...More
 
 
 
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Wyndham House Butchers London
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Wyndham House Butchers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
229 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 23 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
The Wyndham House flagship butchers on the Fulham Road fast built up a reputation as one of London's best butchers. This third family-run operation in Chiswick ...More
 
 
 
Lea & Sandeman London
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Lea & Sandeman
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
167 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 25 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Fine wines from France and Italy ...More
 
 
 
Philip Neal London
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Philip Neal
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
43 Turnham Green Terrace, W4 | 25 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Serious chocolate-lovers avoid the chocolatiers of Mayfair and their exquisitely designed jewel-like sweeties and head down to Philip Neal's delightful Chiswick boutique (formerly known as Theobroma ...More
 
 
 
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North China Restaurant London
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North China Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
305 Uxbridge Road, Acton, , W3 | 5 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Chinese cuisine. Booking essential for dinner. Separate room for parties. ...More
 
 
 
Sushi-Hiro London
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Sushi-Hiro
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
1 Station Parade, Uxbridge Road, W5 | 10 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Japanese cuisine. ...More
 
 
 
Bombay Bistro London
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Bombay Bistro
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
47 High Street, Acton, W3 | 12 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Indian/South Asian Cuisine...More
 
 
 
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The Kids Cookery School London
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The Kids Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
107 Gunnersbury Lane, W3 | 1 minute from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
The Kids' Cookery School in West London is a unique venue offering cookery classes and workshops for children aged three upwards. Children can have fun creating ...More
 
 
 
The Artists Theatre School London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Artists Theatre School
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Ealing Studios, W5 | 22 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
The Artists Theatre School provides Saturday drama workshops at Ealing Studios run by working actors for students in age groups from 5 years to adult. Fees ...More
 
 
 
Leiths School of Food and Wine - Evening Classes London
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Leiths School of Food and Wine - Evening Classes
London > Education > Cookery Courses
16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 30 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Courses in practical cookery for enthusiastic amateurs at London's best cookery school. Evening courses at Leiths run from 6.45pm to 9.15pm on a variety of topics ...More
 
 
 
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Jurlique Day Spa London
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Jurlique Day Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
300 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 22 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
This fantastic, no-nonsense spa is a great way to treat yourself to a day of pampering, without pushing the boat out too far. Comforting massage, meticulous ...More
 
 
 
Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop Walkway London
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Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop Walkway
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kew Gardens, TW9 | 29 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Walk among the tree tops at Kew Gardens when you take the Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop Walkway, 18 metres above the ground. Designed by Marks Barfield ...More
 
 
 
Chiswick House London
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Chiswick House
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Burlington Lane, W4 | 31 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
One of the most glorious examples of 18th century British architecture, Chiswick House was designed by the third Earl of Burlington (1694-1753). A triumph of the ...More
 
 
 
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The Bollo House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bollo House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13-15 Bollo Lane, Chiswick, , W4 | 14 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Gastropub...More
 
 
 
The Swan London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Swan
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
1 Evershed Walk, 119 Acton Lane, W4 | 15 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
...More
 
 
 
Duke of Sussex London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Sussex
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
75 South Parade, Chiswick, W4 | 17 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Formerly a TV pub with pool tables, The Duke of Sussex recently had a makeover. Now this gastro design pub offers a relaxed, ...More
 
 
 
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Green Room London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Green Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
45A Goldhawk Road, W12 | 2.3 miles from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Where the Bush Bar and Grill used to be - down a dingy alley off Goldhawk Road - we now have the Green Room. Gone is ...More
 
 
 
The Bluejay London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bluejay
London > Nightlife > Bars
184 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2.3 miles from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Bluejay is a very unusual find on this part of the Uxbridge Road, a classy jazz club with a sleek interior, lounge atmosphere and a smart ...More
 
 
 
Vinoteca Chiswick London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca Chiswick
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
18 Devonshire Road, W4 | 26 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Vinoteca opens 7th October 2013. Vinoteca has been doing a fine job of serving fine wines in an informal setting since the company opened its first ...More
 
 
 
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High Road House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
High Road House
London > Business > Venue Hire
162 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, W4 | 26 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
Chiswick felt like it had truly arrived when Soho House owner Nick Jones decided 2006 was a good time to open up here - 'first Soho, ...More
 
 
 
Kew Gardens Venue Hire London
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Kew Gardens Venue Hire
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kew Gardens, Richmond upon Thames, TW9 | 29 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
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Chiswick House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chiswick House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington Lane, Chiswick House Grounds, Chiswick, W4 | 31 minutes from The Depot, (Acton's London Transport Museum)
One of the most glorious examples of 18th century British architecture, Chiswick House was designed by the third Earl of Burlington (1694-1753). A triumph of the ...More
 
 
 
 

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Oh, The Humanity: And Other Good Intentions
Theatre | Until 20th September 2014 

Tabard Theatre 25 minutes walk from The Depot, (acton's London Transport Museum)

End Of Moving Walkway presents Will Eno's 2007 piece offers five glances at ordinary people in situations where society demands ...More

Kew Gardens and Kew Palace Tickets
Kew Gardens and Kew Palace Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 3rd September 2014 

Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens) 1.49 miles from The Depot, (acton's London Transport Museum)

Since the 18th century, these extensive gardens have been the spiritual home of botany in England, if not in Europe. ...More

 
Glorious Georges
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Kew Palace 1.49 miles from The Depot, (acton's London Transport Museum)

To mark the 300th anniversary of the Georgian dynasty, Kew Palace will explore the home of George II's grandson, the ...More

Hayes Carll
Concerts | On 3rd September 2014 

Bush Hall 2.08 miles from The Depot, (acton's London Transport Museum)

The Texan singer-songwriter performs country originals....More

Salon Prive 2014
Tours | Until 5th September 2014 

Syon Park 2.29 miles from The Depot, (acton's London Transport Museum)

Set in the stunning grounds of Syon Park, West London – Salon Privé is gearing up for its ninth year ...More

Hammersmith Salsa Club
Sporting Events | Until 24th September 2014 

Hammersmith Club 2.36 miles from The Depot, (acton's London Transport Museum)

No prior bookings needed, just turn up and dance. Absolute beginners warmly welcomed....More

Hot Rod Night: End Of Summer Riot
Leisure | On 3rd September 2014 

Ace Cafe London 2.5 miles from The Depot, (acton's London Transport Museum)

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Ukulele Workshop
Exhibitions | Until 29th October 2014 

The Masons Arms 2.88 miles from The Depot, (acton's London Transport Museum)

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The Widowing Of Mrs Holroyd
Theatre | Until 4th October 2014 

Orange Tree Theatre 2.91 miles from The Depot, (acton's London Transport Museum)

Paul Miller presents the story of Lizzie Holroyd, a working class woman who needs to choose between the life she ...More

Yoga: Course
Sporting Events | Until 29th October 2014 

The Apothecary Gallery 2.96 miles from The Depot, (acton's London Transport Museum)

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