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Which Neighborhoods Have the Best School Districts in East London?


Education is a big driving factor for families with children when it comes to buying a new home. After all, proper educations can set your child up for success later in life. While education opportunities are key, the neighborhood atmosphere, amenities, and ease of travel are also common considerations. If you're thinking about moving to East London with your family, consider the following highly-rated areas:


Isle of Dogs - In 2019, the Isle of Dogs was named the number one spot to live in London by the Sunday Times. In the past, the area was dominated by young professionals and couples with children often moved away. In the last several years, the quality of schools in the Isle of Dogs increased dramatically. Only fifteen minutes from the city centre and a short walk to the business district, the Isle of Dogs is becoming an increasingly popular place for families. In addition, many homes in the area offer impressive views of the river!


East Finchley - Located in North London, East Finchley is an established middle-class neighborhood known for its sensible housing, access to public transportation, and the excellent schools. The homes are reasonably priced and there are plenty of activities to keep the kids occupied. Parks, public spaces, and nearby neighborhoods make East Finchley a great place for your children to learn, play and create long-lasting relationships.


Richmond - Located along the River Thames in South West London, Richmond upon Thames is considered one of the most desirable suburbs in London. The borough is home to the largest royal park in all of London, Richmond Park. Spanning 2,500 acres, the park is a national nature reserve and a great place to teach your children about wildlife. In addition, the theatres, shops, and restaurants can entertain the masses. Richmond is known for having good schools and a bright community spirit!


Kensington - Kensington is located in Central London and houses the area's finest museums. The Natural History Museum and the Science Museum are great places to continue your child's education while still having fun! Kensington is considered a safe place to live, making it ideal for families. 


Chelsea - Located in South West London, Chelsea is one of the most sought-after areas to live in London. The exquisite properties and famous spots have drawn celebrities to the area for years. The schools in Chelsea are prestigious, many of which are among the highest-rated in the country. The area could be a lovely and safe place to raise a family.


Herne Hill - Herne Hill in South East London is considered one of the area's trendiest places to live. Peaceful residential streets pair with lively areas to create a place that caters to everyone. The highly-rated schools are nearby one of the best parks in London, Brockwell Park. Affordable and friendly, Herne Hill has got it all for families with children. 


Ready to relocate and interested in one of the mentioned areas? Contact the property sales and lettings agents at Everest Estates! Our vast knowledge of East London's neighborhoods and schools can help in finding the perfect properties for sale that suit your family's needs and budget. For more information or to get started looking for your new home, give us a call today.

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