Kentish Town and its local areas offer North London residents the ability to have quick links into the city while not compromising on large town houses or close by areas like Camden and Hampstead. The change in pace when you approach the suburbs of Kentish Town are the envy of every Londoner in the busy central districts. With ample green spaces, great schools and a strong sense of local community Kentish Town and the surrounding areas have carved out a reputation for being one of the most sought after areas in London.
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Bordering Highgate to the north and Islington to the south, Archway boasts an eclectic mix of independent shops as well as some of the borough’s finest eateries and gastro pubs, such as St John’s Tavern. Serviced by the Northern Line and various bus routes, Archway has good transport links. With its abundance of affordable, residential streets and relative close proximity to exciting districts such as Camden Town, the area tends to attract families and professionals. The area offers a selection of grand Victorian villas, cottages and some post-war developments. The Archway Tower, an enormous office building, is one of the area’s renowned landmarks.
Belsize Park is an area of North West London. It is in the London borough of Camden.
Belsize Park tube station is on the Edgware branch of the Northern line, between Chalk Farm and Hampstead stations. The tube station is in Zone 2. Near to Camden Town and Primrose Hill, Belsize Park is an incredibly sought after place to live. With its sophisticated properties and residential feel, it tends to attract young professionals and families. The area is within close proximity to many wonderful parks, such as Hampstead Heath. As well as having Primrose Hill around the corner, Belsize Park offers its own range of independent shops and cafes.
Camden Town became a pivotal location during the early development of the railways and also forms part of the London Canal Network. Its industrial heritage has made way for retail, tourism and entertainment, including a number of internationally renowned markets and music venues. Camden Lock Market, the Stables Market, Camden Lock Village and the Electric Ballroom sprawl through Camden Town. You can take a canal boat trip from Camden Lock towards Regent’s Park and beyond. The Underground station is a key interchange station for all four branches of the Northern Line, providing excellent access to the West End, the City, Euston and King’s Cross St. Pancras.
Nestled between Belsize Park Village, Primrose Hill and Camden Town, Chalk Farm is a prime location in North West London. The area is home to a good mix of early Victorian properties as well as new build luxury flats. It is often seen as the livelier, younger part of The Borough of Camden. It boasts the famous Roundhouse Theatre which was constructed in 1847 for the locomotive industry before being converted into a music and arts venue in 1966. Chalk Farm also benefits from being relatively close to the beautiful Regent’s Park and the famous London Zoo. Chalk Farm is serviced by the Northern line.
Dartmouth Park is a quiet residential area located on the slope of the hill that rises up to Highgate from Kentish Town. Its name originates from the Earl of Dartmouth who purchased the land in the mid 1800s. The nearest stations in the district are Gospel Oak Overground and Tufnell Park tube station. The beautiful open green spaces provided by Hampstead Heath and Parliament Hill Fields are adjacent.
Dartmouth Park is home to a variety of residents: from young professionals to retired couples, the district tends to attract those who are looking for a quieter, more private part of London.
Gospel Oak is an inner urban area of North London. It is in the London borough of Camden.
Bordered by Belsize Park, Kentish Town, Tufnell Park and more, Gospel Oak is surrounded by some of North London’s best areas. It also has the benefit of being south of Hampstead Heath. The area is home to a number of schools. Gospel Oak is served by Gospel Oak station on the London Overground. Kentish Town tube station and Kentish Town West railway station are also within close proximity to the area. The London bus route 24, which runs from Pimlico to Hampstead, passes through Gospel Oak.
Hampstead is part of the London borough of Camden and is renowned for its beautiful properties and Hampstead Heath. The area has a semi-rural feel, created through its unspoilt streets, period properties and local businesses. Hampstead is home to an eclectic range of properties, including chic studio flats, period cottages and Victorian terraced houses. A number of private schools can be found in the area.
Hampstead has a lot to offer its residents and visitors, including the Everyman Cinema and Keats House. Its bustling High Street has an eclectic range of restaurants, coffee shops, vintage stalls and chain stores. Hampstead Underground Station is on the Edgware branch of the Northern line.
Highgate is a picturesque area of North London. It is considered to be one of the most expensive areas in London in which to live. The area has a distinctively village feel, which is created by its collection of largely Georgian shops, pubs, restaurants and residential streets. It also preserves many green open spaces, including part of Hampstead Heath and Waterlow Park. Some of Highgate’s celebrated spots include St Michael’s Church and the innovative arts venue Jacksons Lane. In terms of transport, Highgate has a tube station which is on the High Barnet branch of the Northern Line.
Holloway is a diverse and multicultural inner-city district in North London.
The area is very popular with artists and people who work in the media, including many journalists, writers and professionals working in film and television. It is home to a fantastic selection of restaurants and pubs, as well as an eclectic range of properties, from Victorian terraces to modern developments. The famous Emirates Stadium, which is the home of Arsenal Football Club, is also in Holloway. Its transport links are served by the Victoria, Piccadilly and Northern lines, as well as Overground services from Upper Holloway, Caledonian Road and Drayton Park.
Islington has long been one of the most desirable parts of North London, spanning from Islington High Street to Highbury Fields. Over the years little mini villages have sprung up, concentrated around the areas of Upper Street, St Mary's, St Peter's, Barnsbury, De Beauvoir, Angel and Canonbury. The Georgian housing stock was rediscovered by the discerning masses in the 1960s and it accelerated a period of gentrification that culminated in Islington’s connection to the aspirational New Labour movement of the 1990s. With over 500 pubs and bars lining the pretty streets plus a vast array of restaurants, 15 theatrical institutions and the Business Design Centre, who needs the West End?
Grand Victorian houses, period conversions and charming Georgian cottages are all part of the tempting mix for residents living in Kentish Town. This pocket of North West London is close to popular schools, Hampstead’s open spaces and the buzz of Camden Town. There are plenty of independent shops along the bustling high street, as well as a thriving local arts scene and a good choice of pubs and bars. Central London is within an easy commute via the Northern Line tube network and frequent local bus services. Trains to Luton and Gatwick airports depart from the Kentish Town West mainline railway station.
The landscape of King’s Cross has changed exponentially in the last decade. Hotels, restaurants and cultural venues pepper the area since its huge clean up. There is also a substantial amount of business activity and residential accommodation in the area now.
A short walk from Angel, which is home to trendy bars, independent shops and plenty of cafes, King’s Cross also has plenty to do on its doorstep. Luckily for its residents, even more amazing developments are on the way. Serviced by the Piccadilly, Northern and Victoria lines on the tube, as well as now being the Eurostar terminal to Paris, mainline trains will take you North and South East at speed.
Tufnell Park offers its residents an enchanting mix of mainly Victorian housing stock, some Edwardian houses and mansion blocks. The area offers a quiet, grown up solution to its urban surroundings and is often seen by residents as an oasis of tranquillity, whilst also retaining all of the benefits of Zone 2 living. It also has excellent transport amenities. Tufnell Park tube station is on the High Barnet branch of the Northern Line and the area also has multiple bus links. Tufnell Park has a strong sense of community, along with a selection of independent, shops, cafes and pubs/restaurants.