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Hammersmith is a town in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham in west London. It is situated to the south of Shepherd's Bush, on the north side of the River Thames over which picturesque Hammersmith Bridge carries traffic to and from Barnes.

The area is on the main A4 trunk road heading west from central London towards the M4 motorway. A busy commuter route, the A4 passes over the area's main road junction on a long viaduct, the Hammersmith Flyover.

Hammersmith has many shops and quite a famous theatre called the 'Hammersmith Apollo'. Hammersmith is the setting for the BBC comedy series 'Bottom'.

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London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham