London Area Guide - North
North London covers a vast array of areas which makes it a great choice for someone
who is looking for that special something in the new area they are moving too. If
you want to move to the outskirts of London to a greener, calmer location and still
have easy access to the city. This is the place for you. With great schools, shopping
facilities and transport links scattered throughout North London, this area offers
families, professionals and corporate clients all the facilities they could possibly
need. The North is a part of London encompassing the London Boroughs of Barnet,
Camden, Enfield, Islington and Westminster. North London also crosses boundaries
into Hertfordshire and covers areas such as Arkley and Hadley Wood. These areas
tend to be much greener and the properties become larger and with more outside space,
to suit a variety of budgets.
North London is host to a wealth of great schools, shopping facilities and transport
links scattered throughout. Bowling alleys, cinemas and swimming pools can be found
throughout the area to entertain the family or enjoy a social night out with friends.
The North Finchley Arts Depot hosts concerts, art exhibitions and comedy nights
amongst other things to keep you stimulated. Step into Camden and you will find
arguably the best music venues in all of London, with the Famous Roundhouse Pub
having had the likes of The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix and The Clash grace its
stage. Young and old alike will be easily entertained and you can not argue that
North London is anything but eventful!
North London is well known for its quirky and individual style. To fully experience
the true extent of variety, one is advised to take a trip into Camden Lock market,
an enjoyable day out. Take a stroll around the market stalls and wander over the
bridge into West Yard to taste the world from the wonderful cafés and restaurants.
If the weather is not to your liking, visit Brent Cross Shopping Centre, accessible
by car, bus and tube, and join the other 16 million people who visit (over 120 shops,
restaurants and department stores) each year. Convenient and suitable for any budget,
your shopping needs are all in hand. Large outlet malls, stores and supermarkets
are all easily accessible from the North of London and with easy access both into
central London and out further afield, you’ll never be short of options.
North London is ideally situated as an accessible region with links into Central
London and access to major routes across the UK. North London has key orbital road
connections via the M25 and A406 North Circular and key radial routes via the M1,
A1(M), A10 and M11. Stansted, Heathrow, Luton and City Airports are all within an
Tube / Rail
There are 27 underground stations and 40 mainline stations within easy reach of
the North London boroughs. With easy access to the city and out towards the more
suburban and rural areas, Essex and Hertfordshire just stops away, a wealth of exploration
is at your fingertips! Many of the north London rail lines are undergoing renovation
in order to open up even more routes to a wider area