London is a major city along the Highway 401 corridor between Toronto and Windsor, Ontario and also at the conversion point of Highway 402 which runs north-west from the 401 towards Sarnia. This makes London a popular stop for travellers. Most of London falls north of the 401 however its boundaries are widespread over 420 sq. kilometers. Londons International Airport is located east of the city center, also making it an attractive city to live in or do business in.
London has a population of 366 K, and also draws a large number of students to its schools, Fanshawe College, located just east and north of the city center and the University of Western located just north of the city center on the north portion of the Thames River.
The Thames River is a very significant body of water, running 273 kilometres through several cities in south western Ontario. The north and south branches of the Thames river converge at The Forks in the center of London. Surrounding the Thames is predominantly forest areas drawing in a large population of wildlife; a large population of fish species, birds like herons, gulls, cormorants, geese, ducks and so many others and finally animals like deer, raccoons, skunks, squirrels, fox, groundhogs, rabbits and more.
London also has a large number beautiful parks, conservation areas and green space to explore. The Rose Gardens, Fork of the Thames, Springbank Park, Fanshawe Conservation Area and Medway Valley Heritage Forest to name a few. It also draws in a large number of festivals and events for locals and tourists.
Housing in London continues to grow at a rapid pace, mostly in the North-West and South-West quadrants. Most typically single detached homes and young families moving into those new developments.
Whether you live in an older part of the London or a new development, you will encounter wildlife. Learn how to safe-proof your home or business from pest birds and animals by clicking on our tools and tips for Bird and Animal Control. We provide residential, commercial and industrial services. At Hawkeye we use multiple tactics to permanently and humanely resolve your problem. Under the licences that Hawkeye possesses, we can remove pest bird or animals from your location and humanely euthanize if necessary, a distinct difference in licencing permits that Hawkeye holds compared to many other animal control companies. Call for a free consultation.