West London: Catering for the world
West London is the ideal place to set up a UK-based food business. For 80 years West London has been a magnet for businesses in the food and drink sector. On the doorstep of central London and with excellent transport links to the UK and Europe, West London is the first choice home of the food and drink industry in the UK.
The first phase of growth in this sector was fuelled by businesses locating in West London as a convenient area to feed the booming restaurants, hotels and shops of a growing London.
The rise of Heathrow kick-started the second boom in this industry as air travel became more readily available and airline catering companies moved into the area to service the rise in passengers.
More recently the growing ethnic food cluster that has developed around Southall with world famous brand Noon Products at its core. This has further cemented West London’s reputation as the home of food and drink in the UK.
The second largest manufacturing sector in London is food and drink. North-West London is home to: