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An attractive neighborhood that's off the radar for most Londoners.

Good For
  • Couples without kids
  • Families
  • Professionals

 

What's around
  • 4 Shops
  • 0 Fitness options
  • 9 Restaurants
  • 2 Grocery stores/markets
  • 0 Banks
  • 1 Nightlife options

 


PUBLIC TRANSITExcellent

WALKABILITYAverage
Safety

Custom House has an above average violent crime rate and a high property crime rate for London.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Custom House LIKE?

Custom House is an absolutely beautiful area that has been somewhat of a secret for Londoners. Given its prime location it is bound to become another one of the city's great neighborhoods.

There’s a nice selection of housing options here, including many apartments and lofts with modern amenities. There are also some larger Victorian single-family homes, although they are often picked off the market quickly, often to be converted into apartments. It is affordable for the most part, but you’ll have to be a little lenient within your budget to get the best places.

Young professionals and younger couples seem to be the target audience here and it'C becoming increasingly popular with City workers because it is an easy commute.  There are a lot of international buyers as well. You won't find a lot of families around because there's not much green space. 

Custom House is bordered on the north and west by Canning Town, on the east by Beckton, and on the south by Silvertown

 

Commute:
The City: 6.4 miles / 25-55 minutes by car / 30-35 minutes by transit
Canary Wharf: 3.3 miles / 10-20 minutes by car / 20 minutes by transit / 15 minutes by bike
Southwark: 6.6 miles / 25-50 minutes by car / 30-35 minutes by transit 
Westminster: 8.6 miles / 30-70 minutes by car / 40-50 minutes by transit
Shoreditch: 7.1 miles / 25-50 minutes by car / 40-45 minutes by transit

Custom House London Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Custom House LOCAL schools

1-6 YEARS
Calverton Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
7-11 YEARS
Eastlea Community School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Secondary
School Type:Community
NUR YEARS
Edith Kerrison Nursery School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Nursery
School Type:Nursery
1-6 YEARS
Hallsville Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
1-6 YEARS
Keir Hardie Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community

 

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