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Areas covered by our Wanstead office:
Part of the London Borough of Redbridge, Aldersbrook is the name given to an Edwardian housing estate in North-East London named after the Alders Brook, which is a small tributary of the River Roding. The area is encircled by open green space, giving it a semi - rural feel. The area is well serviced by local buses and trains. Residents from further afield often visit Aldersbrook to utilise the tennis courts and enjoy the open space of Wanstead Flats. Aldersbrook is a desirable place to live due to its rustic feel and wonderful properties. It is home to Aldersbrook Primary School.
Buckhurst Hill is a suburban town within the Epping Forest district. It’s a prosperous area featuring a selection of beautiful properties with an attractive High Street characterised by independent shops. Buckhurst Hill has a village feel and consequently attracts many families wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of London. There’s a selection of restaurants and coffee shops dotted around the town, including the fish restaurant, ‘Catch’ and the Green Owl Café and Deli. Despite its residential feel, Buckhurst Hill is well connected to central London. The Underground Tube station is in Zone 5 and is on the Central Line.
Chigwell is a quiet and leafy town located in the Epping Forest district. The area is represented by Redbridge Council. Many large, detached houses with gardens can be found in the area, as well as a number of reputable schools. Chigwell is also home to an array of good restaurants, a cricket club and a golf centre. The town has a very rural feel and is home to a nature reserve. However, it is also very well connected to the City; it has an Underground Tube station on the Central Line (Zone 5), as well as Grange Hill station nearby.
Snaresbrook for the most part falls into the London Borough of Redbridge, however a small section also falls within the London Borough of Waltham Forest. The name Snaresbrook derives from a corruption of Sayers brook, also a tributary of the River Roding. One of the most notable buildings in Snaresbrook is Snaresbrook Crown Court, originally commissioned as an Infant Orphan’s Asylum in 1843. The area tends to attract many families due to the choice of good schools in and around the area, particularly Snaresbrook Primary school and Forest School. Snaresbrook Underground Station offers quick and easy access to Central London.
South Woodford is represented by Redbridge Council.
The area is located east of Walthamstow and north of Wanstead. South Woodford is on the Central Line and is in Zone 4. The George Lane area is the central hub of South Woodford and offers a wide range of independent shops, restaurants and supermarkets which include Waitrose and Sainsbury’s. The Drive is considered to be one of the desirable roads in South Woodford due to its stock of substantial Edwardian homes. Houses in South Woodford typically offer more in the way of living space and generous gardens when compared to other local areas, making South Woodford a popular choice for growing families. It is normal practice that families move to the area for the schools, Churchfields being one of the most popular has continuously received outstanding Ofsted reports.
Upper Leytonstone is a suburban, residential area in East London that is part of the London Borough of Waltham Forest. The properties found in Upper Leytonstone are mostly Victorian and are usually considered to be more affordable than some of its neighbouring areas. Leytonstone is a friendly, relaxed area with plenty of open green space, such as the popular Hollow Ponds that are also known as Leyton Flats. For those with children, schools in the area include Gwyn Jones primary school and Forest School secondary school. In terms of transport, Leytonstone has its own tube station, which is on the Central Line, as well as Leytonstone High Road Overground which is in Zone 3.
Walthamstow is part of Waltham Forest, a residential district of East London.
The area is home to a wide selection of homes, such as big Victorian terraces and beautiful cottages.
Walthamstow Village is E17's hidden gem and is the historical centre of Walthamstow, the original Town Hall is found on Orford road along with an array of shops, bars, pubs and restaurants.
Upper Walthamstow itself is made up of wonderful period buildings, including the local Vestry House Museum which dates back to the eighteenth century. Excellent transport links make Walthamstow a very popular place to live. The area is home to a High Street market that dates back to 1885 and operates weekly between Tuesday and Saturday. Walthamstow Central station is on the Victoria Line, and is well connected with access to Oxford Circus in 20-25 minutes and with the British Rail service getting to Liverpool Street in 19 minute the area is becoming more and more popular with City professionals. Walthamstow is located beside the North Circular and is only a 10 minute drive from the M11.
Wanstead is a suburban area in East London and is part of the London Borough of Redbridge.
Wanstead Station and Snaresbrook Station are positioned at either end of the beautiful leafy Wanstead High Street, which is home to a range of independent business’s and coffee shops. There are many wonderful properties in Wanstead, such as quaint Victorian cottages and incredible Edwardian houses, some of which have been converted and restored to the highest standards.
Wanstead is renowned for its green open spaces, the most famous of which are Wanstead Flats and Wanstead Park. Wanstead is home to a large comprehensive school, Wanstead High School. There are six primary schools, Wanstead church school, Our Lady of Lourdes, Aldersbrook, Nightingale, Snaresbrook and St. Joseph's Convent school which is an all-girls private school.
Woodford is a suburban town in North East London. It is located within the borough of Redbridge and is near Epping Forest. Due to its large number of beautiful houses with gardens, it is considered to be a prosperous area. Quiet and leafy, it is particularly popular with first time buyers. The area is within close proximity to South Woodford, which is home to an impressive High Street lined with shops, cafes and bars. Similar to its surrounding areas, Woodford is a quiet town but has fantastic links into the City. Woodford Underground Tube station is on the Central Line, allowing residents to travel straight into Liverpool Street in under 25 minutes.
Woodford Green is part of the East London suburb of Woodford. The area is predominantly part of the London Borough of Redbridge; however part falls within the London Borough of Waltham Forest. One of the most popular areas is considered to be Monkhams Estate, which is characterised by incredible Edwardian properties and Twenties houses. Widen open spaces and quaint, independent shops on the High Road give Woodford Green a distinctly rustic feel. Similar to its neighbour, South Woodford, the excellent schools found in and around the area make Woodford Green particularly appealing to families. Woodford Green is served by the Woodford tube station and has numerous bus routes.