East Acton is an area in west London, England. It is partly in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and partly in the London Borough of Ealing. It is served by East Acton tube station, on the Central line in Travelcard Zone 2.
East Acton was mentioned frequently in the classic 1950s radio comedy series the Goon Show, as the Goons used to rehearse in a room over a greengrocers in East Acton.
Since 3 July 2012, East Acton has been home to the cathedral of the Syriac Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom. The cathedral, dedicated to Saint Thomas, was formally consecrated on 17 November 2016, in the presence of Prince Charles.
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