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The Worst Things in Chiswick, Greater London*

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The Worst Things
  • Kew Bridge Station - a disgrace
  • The awful women in enormous 4x4s they can't drive which they really need to take their child to prep school-well Chiswick is known for its mountainous terrain and treacherous driving conditions..
  • PRICES!
  • The traffic calming measures in Hartington Road, locally known as 'lunacy lane' The increase in grafitti in the last year or so.
  • Peeps from kensington getting stabbed on my turf.
  • the house prices are insane!
  • crime rate
  • The A4 Road. I live on Hogarths Roundabout and it really stinks!
  • With house prices rising all the time unfortunately the "yuppies" have now moved in, the "oh how lovely to see you darling" ones!!!!
  • NOWHERE TO DRINK LATE
  • Mortimer and Bennet Food shop.Turnham Green Terrace. The service in here is "funny".There is always a tense atmosphere "in the air"from the "staff".Maybe something do with the high prices like Nougat bars @ 10 each. The staff do not seem to like helping customers at all(for instance rudely refusing to weigh vegetables)and appear cross if people do not buy anything.Some of the other customers are a bit "off"too. One day it all exploded in a major hooha with The proprietor using sexual swear words at a customer.The self declared odd greengrocer next door m&c (quoted as saying "we sell queer gear here"joined in with physical threats and it all became quite an argy bargy.I prefer Harrods so much "cooler".
  • When I moved away [financial reasons]
  • The Piccadily line no longer stops at Turnham Green station. Recently some pubs have been getting some very rough patrons. Obviously not locals!
  • Peoples attitude. Going shopping is like Destruction Derby in Sainsburys. Parking is terrible. The whole area is to become a Resident Only Parking" area soon.
  • The worst thing is that there are far too many pizza-pasta places.
  • Pretty much dead after 11pm
  • posh buggies

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Parts of this information have been supplied by: nikesh, T Payne, robertsong, Tracey Nichols, chaz, Alan Armstrong, Peter Ray, Karl Roche, Caz Nicklin, sean, julie moore, bruce, gareth roberts, Ralph Stephen, Sam Rolt, Susie, claire, Andrew Davey, emma, ele, matt, Bill McGraw, geoff@geier.screaming.net, Mark Evamy, Mark Tompsett, william, Owain, generic, Campbell, BARBARA DUDLEY, Christine, James Hewson, Sam, Nicola, Pitch Invasion, emms, Jenny, Oli Lee, blackpad, M, halsey, Zaki Moosa, Paul, Sean Lomas, David Andersen, Rob, Martin Hanness, Jan, Rob Charig, Peter Poulton, Emmilynne Berkeley, duncan andrew, treee, Eric Gilchrist, Peter Bowyer, Tony, Jim Thompson

Last updated: 2008-03-30

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