Area

Bloomsbury
At the apex of education and culture, with the British Museum at its heart, Bloomsbury offers unparalleled Georgian squares and green open spaces, yet with all the convenience of Central London living.
TRANSPORT

Bloomsbury is well served by buses, and within walking distance of Covent Garden, the West End and parts of the City.

Bloomsbury underground stations in zone 1 include:

  • Russell Square
  • Euston Square

Other underground stations within easy reach are:

  • Euston
  • Goodge Street
  • Warren Street
  • Tottenham Court Road (for the new Crossrail link)
  • Holborn
  • Chancery Lane
  • King’s Cross St Pancras

Mainline rail stations Euston, King’s Cross and St Pancras are all just north of Bloomsbury but within walking distance.

Eurostarservices have now relocated to St Pancras, meaning shorter journey times to Paris and Brussels, and better connections to the rest of the UK.

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Covent Garden
Fashion-conscious Covent Garden has consistently drawn in shoppers, tourists, theatre- and opera-lovers ever since it was converted from London’s old fruit and veg market in the 1980s. Its elegance, cosmopolitan buzz and convenient location prove a huge hit with residents, and it’s becoming immensely popular with young professionals and families alike.
TRANSPORT

Covent Garden is within easy walking distance of the rest of the West End. It’s also one of the best parts of the capital for commuting with plenty of underground stations just a few moments’ walk away:

  • Covent Garden (exit only)
  • Leicester Square is equally convenient
  • Piccadilly Circus
  • Charing Cross

The nearest mainline train station is close by at Charing Cross. 

LOCAL SCHOOLS

For a full selection, here is Ofsted’s list of private schools within a 5-mile radius.
[ http://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/inspection-reports/find-inspection-report/results/any/27/any/any/any/any/any/WC2E%208QH/5/any/0/0]

LOCAL HEALTHCARE
  • Covent Garden Medical Centre, 47 Shorts Gardens, London, WC2H 9AA, 020 7379 7209
  • Covent Garden Dental Practice, 61g Odhams Walk, London, WC2H 9SD [http://www.cgdp.com]
  • For minor injuries: Soho NHS Walk-in Clinic, 1 Frith St, London W1D 3HZ, 020 7534 6500
  • Nearest A&E: St Thomas’ Hospital [http://www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk/Home.aspx]
Fitzrovia
Dubbed London’s Latin Quarter, Fitzrovia was made famous for its Bohemian pub culture back in the 1930s. At the foot of the BT Tower, today it offers a rich blend of commercial and residential property amid the buzz of the West End.
TRANSPORT

Nearest underground stations include:

  • Goodge Street
  • Warren Street
  • Great Portland Street
  • Regent’s Park
  • Euston Square and
  • Tottenham Court Road (on the new Crossrail link)

The nearest mainline train station is Euston, to the north, though Marylebone, Kings Cross and St Pancras International are all within walking distance.

Fitzrovia has one of the lowest rates of car-ownership in the UK.

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Holborn
Holborn is dynamically poised at the crux of the City and the West End in the heart of the historic legal centre of London. Convenient for all ends of the capital, it’s making the transition from a commercial to a residential neighbourhood.
TRANSPORT

Holborn is well served by buses, and within walking distance of Covent Garden, the West End and the City.

Holborn underground stations in zone 1 include:

  • Holborn
  • Chancery Lane

Other underground stations within easy reach include:

  • Covent Garden
  • Aldwych
  • Farringdon (access to new Crossrail link)

Mainline rail stations

  • Farringdon (for access to the new Crossrail link),
  • Charing Cross,
  • City Thameslink Station (Ludgate Hill)

are all within 14 minutes’ walk of Holborn tube station.

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Marylebone
The charms of Marylebone are elementary to grasp – and not just because it’s the home of fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes. In the heart of the West End, this Central London neighbourhood manages to combines a stylish, diverse and busy high street with a cosy village community vibe.
TRANSPORT

Easy access to all parts of the capital, including the City, is making Marylebone an increasingly popular location.

Zone 1 underground stations within the area include:

  • Baker Street
  • Bond Street
  • Edgware Road
  • Marble Arch
  • Marylebone
  • Oxford Circus
  • Regent’s Park

Marylebone also has its own overland train station, the terminus of the Chiltern Main Line route to Birmingham.

LOCAL SCHOOLS

Marylebone is well served by an exceptional choice of nurseries, primary and secondary schools, both state-run and independent, along with a university.

And here’s a list of independent schools within 2 miles. [ http://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/inspection-reports/find-inspection-report/results/any/27/any/any/any/any/any/W1U%203BN/2/any/0/0 ]

LOCAL HEALTHCARE
  • Marylebone Health Centre (NHS GP), 17a Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LT, 020 7935 6328 [ http://www.marylebonehealthcentre.co.uk ]
  • Marylebone House Dental Practice (NHS and private dentist), 152 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5PN, 020 7935 3811 http://www.marylebonehousedental.co.uk
  • Harley Street hosts a wide range of medical practices
  • Nearest A&E departments: University College Hospital, Euston Road, St Mary’s Hospital, Praed Street.
Mayfair
It’s not just on the Monopoly board: smart Mayfair really does command the highest property rental rates in London – and possibly the world. There’s no better place to find luxurious services and premium retail opportunities.
TRANSPORT

Nearby underground stations include:

  • Bond Street
  • Green Park
  • Marble Arch
  • Hyde Park Corner

The Royal Parks offer a green, healthy transport alternative with cycling allowed on all roads, plus some specially designated cycle routes.

LOCAL SCHOOLS

For a full selection, here is Ofsted’s list of private schools within a 5-mile radius. [ http://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/inspection-reports/find-inspection-report/results/any/27/any/any/any/any/any/W1J%205BA/5/any/0/0 ]

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Soho
Colourful Soho lies at the heart of the West End’s historic entertainment district. A busy hub for today’s most dynamic creative industries, it provides a 24-hour, vibrant and exciting place to live.
TRANSPORT

Soho is within easy walking distance of the rest of the West End. It’s also one of the best parts of London for commuting, with plenty of underground stations just a few moments’ walk away:

  • Piccadilly Circus
  • Oxford Circus
  • Tottenham Court Road
  • Leicester Square
  • Covent Garden

The nearest mainline train station is Charing Cross, a mile across Leicester Square.

A note for drivers: parking opportunities for residents are limited.

LOCAL SCHOOLS

And here’s Ofsted’s list of independent schools within 2 miles.

LOCAL HEALTHCARE