Similar to Tsuen Wan East, the area of Tsuen Wan West (荃灣西) is a sub-district of Tsuen Wan district and the location of a once thriving textile industry inhabited by Shanghainese people in the late 1940s. Contrasting slightly to Tsuen Wan East, Tsuen Wan West is a slightly more consumer-friendly and spacious area with a few large department stores located in the vicinity. Tsuen Wan West has plenty to offer for those thinking about living in this family friendly area. Some of the main benefits include easy access to shopping malls, supermarkets, and nearby restaurants, considerably lower property prices (both renting and buying) compared to more central cities, as well as tranquillity and access to the waterfront. Tsuen Wan West has good transport links too, not only with many minibuses on offer but with it being serviced by the Tsuen Wan West MTR station (Purple, West Rail Line) as well as the nearby red line (Tsuen Wan Line). Notable places of interest in Tsuen Wan West are the Tsuen Wan West Sports Centre. The main shopping malls in Tsuen Wan West are the Citywalk, Discovery Park, Skyline Plaza and Tsuen Wan Plaza.