Moving to Crofton Park, made easy

Get housing costs, school ratings, safety rankings, walkability scores,
and more with our ultimate Crofton Park guide.

A solid starter neighborhood for young families.

Good For
  • Families

 

What's around
  • 1 Banks
  • 4 Nightlife options
  • 2 Fitness options
  • 17 Restaurants
  • 10 Shops
  • 5 Schools
  • 2 Grocery stores/markets

 


PUBLIC TRANSITExcellent

WALKABILITYAverage
Safety

Crofton Park has a below average violent crime rate and a below average property crime rate for London.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Crofton Park LIKE?

Crofton Park is a great neighborhood for almost anyone and you’ll find all walks of life here. A lot of Londoners choose Crofton Park when they are just starting out and end up sticking around. Good schools, ample green space, and affordable prices make this a premier choice for young families.

That being said, this isn’t really the place for younger people who want to go out on the weekends. Sure, there is a nice selection of cafes and restaurants, but you won’t find anything too exciting.

The homes are simple in most of the neighborhood, although a lot of new developments are popping up. For something a little nicer, you’ll want to go toward East Dulwich where you’ll find attractive brick terraces.

Crofton Park is far enough from central London that its roads aren't snarled with traffic and parking is actually available, so it's a place where many people have cars. Even if you don’t have your car, there are a few ways to get around via public transit, though you might have to wait a little longer.

Crofton Park is bordered on the north by Brockley, on the east by Ladywell, on the south by Catford, and on the west by Honor Oak Park.

 

Commute:
The City: 6.2 miles / 30-60 minutes by car / 40-45 minutes by transit
Canary Wharf: 6.9 miles / 30-65 minutes by car / 40-50 minutes by transit
Southwark: 5.4 miles / 25-45 minutes by car / 35-40 minutes by transit 
Westminster: 7 miles / 30-70 minutes by car / 45-55 minutes by transit 
Shoreditch: 7.5miles / 35-80 minutes by car / 45-50 minutes by transit 

Crofton Park London Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Crofton Park LOCAL schools

1-6 YEARS
Beecroft Garden Primary
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
NUR YEARS
Chelwood Nursery School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Nursery
School Type:Nursery
1-6 YEARS
Gordonbrock Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
1-6 YEARS
John Stainer Community Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
1-6 YEARS
Myatt Garden Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community

 

Photo Credits: Thanks to @Ewan Munro, @Adrian Richardson, @TravellingMiles, @Ben Sutherland, @Ian Wright, @Maddalena Ramalli, @Justinien Tribillon, @clare, @cantstopmenowanymore, @Vera MIlls, @mrkevinhogan, @Mel Del Ros, @Natasha Fernando, @maracuja, @Michael W Eccles, @jasminchloee, @Mrs Sarah Sterling for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

Do you have photos you'd like to share? Send 'em in to photos@goodmigrations.com

Move here from anywhere.

Get free quotes from awesome international movers.
Compare all your quotes in one place. Book the right mover for you.

You might also like...
Or get personalized neighborhood recommendations from our Neighborhood Explorer
have anything to add? Are you a local expert? We're always looking for the best intel on neighborhoods, so send us a message if you have any tips
Desktop Version

© 2017 GoodMigrations LLC. All rights reserved.

The GoodMigrations logo and the Cost/Time/Condition metric are service marks of GoodMigrations LLC. Terms  Privacy Policy