London Covered

London attracts young professionals looking to work and live in areas with artisan markets, swanky restaurants and lively pubs and clubs. Shoreditch. Hoxton. Angel and Camden are a few of the area’s where Smart Living have modern and vibrant homes that allow you live, work and meet likeminded people.

EAST LONDON

  • Aldgate
  • Bromley By Bow
  • Hackney
  • London Fields
  • Stepney
  • Bethnal Green
  • Clapton
  • Hoxton
  • Mile End
  • Victoria Park
  • Bow
  • Dalston
  • Limehouse
  • Shoreditch
  • Whitechapel

From the iconic skyline of Canary Wharf to the parks and Victorian terraces of Hackney, East London’s landscape tells a tale of rise and regeneration.

Shoreditch represents the best of inner city living and its central location gives it an irresistible lure for those working in the City and the creative industries that thrive on the doorstep. Designer shops sell everything from specialty coffee to exquisite antiques and handmade shoes, while hip hotels and rooftop bars cram in around the increasingly upmarket galleries. The choice of pubs, bars and clubs is almost overwhelming, but off the main drag things are more manageable. Head to Brick Lane for unique fashion and vintage and a busy Sunday market. Living in East London means being able to eat almost anything at any time, whatever your budget.

CENTRAL & WEST LONDON

  • Clerkenwell
  • Holborn
  • Bllomsbury
  • Soho
  • Covent Garden
  • Marlebone
  • Mayfair
  • Leicester Square
  • Paddington
  • Knightsbridge
  • Kensington
  • South Kensington
  • Chelsea
  • Pimlico
  • Kings Cross

From the modern apartment buildings and busy shopping hub of Angel to the leafy Georgian squares that lie just a few blocks away, Islington’s diverse qualities attract residents from all walks of life.

If you think Camden Town is all about iconic punks and music venues, think again. Situated just south of Hampstead and Belsize Park, these days its grown-up neighbors infuse Camden with sophistication. It remains an exciting place to live, alive with street life and nightlife. Camden has good staying power, and many of the students that came for its nightlife never leave, graduating eventually into the large family homes. Head up to Primrose Hill, where chic shopping and open space are a draw, or make your escape along Regent’s Canal, which offers excellent walking and cycling in both directions. It’s these enduring qualities that bring people from all walks of life to Camden.

NORTH LONDON

  • Islington
  • Highbury
  • Holloway
  • Kings Cross
  • Euston
  • Camden Town
  • Mornington Cresent
  • Kentish Town
  • Finsbury Park
  • Angel
  • Chalk Farm
  • Belsize Park
  • Swiss Cottage
  • Hampstead
  • Kilburn

The area that includes Covent Garden, Aldwych, Leicester Square and Charing Cross makes up part of London’s West End. It’s the beating heart of London’s cultural scene, and there are so many world class music and arts venues in this corner of London that it’s also known as Theatreland. The fun spills over into nearby Chinatown too.

Once known for its fruit and vegetable market, Covent Garden is still an important foodie destination with its huge concentration of bars and restaurants. Students come from all over the world to some of London’s top universities, including SOAS and UCL, are based in and Bloomsbury. King’s Cross has witnessed a lightning speed transformation thanks to some of London’s most thorough and effective regeneration projects. The new Google London headquarters will be built there soon.

SOUTH LONDON

  • London Bridge
  • Southwark
  • Greenwich
  • Borough
  • Clapham
  • Streatham
  • Balham
  • Battersea
  • Tooting
  • Putney
  • Wimbledon
  • Wandsworth
  • Canada Water
  • Surrey Quays
  • Bermondsey

South London has some of most significant cultural landmarks, Tower Bridge, Tate Modern and the Design Museum.

Ancient Borough Market is the epicenter of London’s foodie revolution and its effects are felt throughout The area attracts a gourmet crowd alongside City professionals and media types keen for a quick commute. Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals are located here, and a number of medical students and doctors live in the area. Southwark. Greenwich, a World Heritage Site whose elegant buildings speak volumes about the maritime history of London. There’s a buzzing night life in South London in particularly Clapham Junction and Brixton. Those who like things with a bit more edge should head for Streatham, Stockwell and Brixton, where the Village Market is the latest addition to London’s foodie scene.