Eastbury Residents' Association

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The primary objectives of the Association are to further the common interests of members as local residents, to safeguard the residential character of Eastbury and to preserve or improve local amenities.

The membership area comprises all roads bounded by the Herts / Middlesex county boundary to the south, Kewferry Road to the west, Moor Park estate and Sandy Lodge Golf course to the north, Watford Road/Sandy Lane to the east including The Woods & Oxhey Drive. The area under the control of HM Forces is excluded.

The Federation of Metropolitan Line Users'  Committees (FOMLUC)

FOMLUC meets with Met Line management several times a year to discuss all kinds of service issues. One of the main topics of discussion is the problem of the poor running of Watford trains compared to Uxbridge ones at certain times. There is a particular problem between the evening peak hours of 1800 and 1900 when it is quite common to have 3 Uxbridge trains and an Amersham one between Watford trains.

The new timetable being introduced in December is supposed to address these issues. FOMLUC has asked Met Line management to make sure staff step in when there is one Uxbridge train after another and divert one of them to Watford, but logistical difficulties seem to make this almost impossible to achieve.

The other main bone of contention is the lack of information to passengers on trains and stations about disruption to the service. This is particularly frustrating when the automatic announcement is telling them that "there is a good service on the Metropolitan Line". Newly-introduced communication systems should improve this as it now possible for staff to know the position of each train in the system and for the control room to communicate with all train drivers and station staff.

You can now see, via the internet, departure boards which provide information about the next 3 trains due to arrive at a station by logging on to www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/livetravelnews/departureboards.

Northwood Hills Residents' Association

The objectives of the Northwood Hills Residents' Association are:

  • To promote the efficient and economical administration of local government and public affairs of the district
  • To protect and watch over the interests of its members
  • To preserve and improve the amenities of the district

The Association is non political and non sectarian.

Gatehill Residents' Association

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The primary objectives of the Association are to further the common interests of members as local residents, to safeguard the residential character of the Gatehill Farm Estate Area of Special Local Character, to maintain the private roads and verges on parts of the Estate and to preserve or improve local amenities.

The Estate comprises the roads accessed by entering Gatehill Road from the mini-roundabout at the top of the High Street or by entering Elgood Avenue from Watford Road.

Neighbourhood Watch

Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) is based on groups of neighbours getting together to help reduce crime in their area, thus making their homes and communities safer. The basic objectives of Neighbourhood Watch, one of the biggest and most successful voluntary crime prevention initiatives in this country are:

  • To prevent crime by improving security, increasing vigilance and reducing the opportunities for crime by increasing crime prevention awareness
  • To assist the Police by reporting suspicious or criminal activity.

Hillingdon Neighbourhood Watch exists in every part of Hillingdon Borough. The administration is housed within the Police Crime Prevention Office at Ruislip Police Station, from where volunteers will be pleased to answer any questions about NHW and how to get a Watch started in your road. Contact them at the Neighbourhood Watch Office at Ruislip Police Station, preferably between 10 am and 1 pm on Fridays (ask for the Neighbourhood Watch Office) or telephone 0208 246 1869. You can also email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or visit the website www.hillingdonnhw.co.uk.