The Ultimate Guide to Living in West London

January 3, 2023

Springbank Park near West London in London, Ontario

Welcome to London, Ontario: a diverse, bustling city with a small town feel in the heart of Southwestern Ontario! Nicknamed the Forest City, it contains all the modern amenities of city living surrounded by picturesque woodland. The West end of the city, with its many schools, entertainment and shopping options, and affordable apartments make it an ideal place for families and professionals alike.

With its proximity to Toronto, Detroit, and Buffalo, it’s also conveniently located close to many major urban centres.

Neighbourhoods in West London


Oakridge is a largely residential neighbourhood, mostly home to families and young children. Oakridge Optimist Park is a large open park central to the neighbourhood, with an outdoor pool, splash pad, tennis courts, playground, and even a recently remodeled arena. It’s also home to several schools such as Riverside Elementary and Oakridge Secondary School. With so many kid-friendly amenities, it’s an ideal place to raise a family.

700 Horizon is located atop a hill that towers over the city, creating fantastic views of London’s best sunsets. You’ll enjoy easy access to transit routes and many local amenities like shopping, entertainment, and dining, all while taking in the peaceful gardens around this stunning property. With well-appointed one-, two-, and three-bedroom units, there’s plenty of beautiful space waiting for you in Oakridge.


Proudfoot is a striking neighbourhood, owing in large part due to the amount of open greenspace it features. Characterized by its tall residential buildings and its proximity to downtown, it’s a fantastic location for professionals and couples who love easy access to shopping, entertainment, and nightlife.

Situated proudly on a hilltop with breathtaking views of the city, Pineridge Place is encircled by acres of walking trails—perfect for the nature lovers among us. Its one-, two-, and three-bedroom suites are available in a wide range of layouts to you’re your lifestyle, with modern appliances and elegant finishings. The property is fully equipped with an indoor pool, lounge, and laundry and exercise room, perfect for professionals and families.

535 and 565 Proudfoot Place are some of the most luxurious and stylish buildings in town, both nestled in the heart of this charming West London neighbourhood. Surrounded by spectacular natural woodlands and perfectly landscaped grounds, it’s a breath of fresh air with all the convenience of urban living. Enjoy gorgeous ceramic tile, colonial baseboards, and energy-efficient doors and windows in all our one-, two-, and three-bedroom suites. With amenities such as spacious communal laundry rooms, fitness centres, and modern appliances, you’ll love living steps away from natural beauty and the beating heart of the city.

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