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Acacia Avenue is a cliché within British culture—a metaphor for an average middle-class suburban street.
- Iron Maiden recorded a song entitled "22 Acacia Avenue" on their third album, The Number of the Beast, about a brothel in which their fictional prostitute character Charlotte the Harlot works. The closest Acacia Avenue to their native Leyton, east London is in Hornchurch (though there is an Acacia Road in Leytonstone).
- Henry Cass directed a 1945 film entitled 29 Acacia Avenue.
- Bananaman lived at 29 Acacia Road.
- 22 Acacia Avenue was a popular Bulletin Board System in Boise, Idaho in the early 90s.
- In his stand-up performance entitled "Science", Ricky Gervais refers to "2 Acacia Road" as the address of a friend who was killed by a tree falling on his car.