Hammersmith is a West London seat made up of the northern part of the Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, stretching from Wormwood Scrubs in the north down to the Thames and up to the West Cross Route (the former M41) in the east. The seat covers the successful commerical and business hub of Hammersmith itself, the western part of Earl's Court, West Kensington, Shepherds Bush and White City.
The constituency contains a number of landmarks and features Hammersmith Apollo concert hall and theatre, Queens Park Rangers football club, Queen's Tennis Club, Riverside Studios, the Lyric Theatre, Bush Theatre, Westfield London and London’s oldest surviving riverside pub, The Dove. The seat is very well served by a number of underground lines, including the Hammersmith and City, Central, Piccadilly and District lines, to other parts of London. The area is diverse - over a quarter of the population are from an ethnic minority background with many different ethnicities represented, and there is a notable Polish community.