London Borough of Hillingdon

The London Borough of Hillingdon (pronunciation ) is a large borough in West London, England. It was formed from the districts of Hayes and Harlington, Ruislip-Northwood, Uxbridge, and Yiewsley and West Drayton in the ceremonial county of Middlesex. Today, Hillingdon is home to Heathrow Airport (which straddles the border between Hillingdon and Hounslow) and Brunel University, and is the second largest of the 32 London boroughs by area.

London Borough of Hillingdon
Motto(s): 
Forward
Hillingdon shown within Greater London
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionLondon
Ceremonial countyGreater London
Historic countyMiddlesex
Created1 April 1965
Admin HQHillingdon Civic Centre,
Uxbridge
Government
  TypeLondon borough council
  BodyHillingdon London Borough Council
  LeaderCllr Ian Edwards (Conservative)
  MayorCllr Roy Chamdal
  London AssemblyOnkar Sahota (Lab) AM for Ealing and Hillingdon
  MPsDavid Simmonds (Con)
John McDonnell (Lab)
Boris Johnson (Con)
Area
  Total44.67 sq mi (115.70 km2)
Area rank198th (of 309)
Population
 (mid-2019 est.)
  Total306,870
  Rank40th (of 309)
  Density6,900/sq mi (2,700/km2)
  Ethnicity[1]
52.2% White British
2.2% White Irish
0.1% White Gypsy or Irish Traveller
6.1% Other White
1% White & Black Caribbean
0.5% White & Black African
1.3% White & Asian
1% Other Mixed
13.4% Indian
3.4% Pakistani
1% Bangladeshi
1.1% Chinese
6.5% Other Asian
4.1% Black African
1.7% Black Caribbean
1.5% Other Black
1.1% Arab
1.9% Other
Time zoneUTC (GMT)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
Postcodes
HA, TW, UB, WD
Area code(s)01895, 01923, 020
ONS code00AS
GSS codeE09000017
PoliceMetropolitan Police
Websitewww.hillingdon.gov.uk

The main towns in the borough are Hayes, Ruislip, Northwood, West Drayton and Uxbridge. Hillingdon is the least densely populated of the London boroughs, due to a combination of large rural land in the north, RAF Northolt Aerodrome, and the large Heathrow Airport.[2]