Acacia Avenue

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Acacia Avenue is a cliché in British culture. It is shorthand for an average, unexceptional, middle-class suburban street.

There are at least sixty Acacia Avenues in the United Kingdom, nine of them within Greater London.

There is also an Acacia Avenue in Ottawa and Toronto, Ontario and in Stockton, Carson, and Glendale, California.

Mentions in popular culture[edit]

  • Acacia Avenue is mentioned by Jerome K. Jerome in his short story The Cost of Kindness (1906).
  • 49 Acacia Avenue is mentioned in a Spotify advert run by Smart meter providers Smart Energy GB (2017). The advert features cartoon characters Gaz & Leccy.

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