Moving to Finsbury Park, made easy

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

A diverse, mellow neighborhood home to one of London's great parks.
Studio / 1 BR
46% Complete
1,153
2 Bedrooms
67% Complete
1,685
3 Bedrooms
95% Complete
2,372
4 Bedrooms
100% Complete
2,500

Good For
  • Families
  • Professionals

 

What's around
  • 105 Shops
  • 6 Fitness options
  • 97 Restaurants
  • 11 Grocery stores/markets
  • 7 Banks
  • 20 Nightlife options

 


PUBLIC TRANSITGood

WALKABILITYExcellent
Safety

Finsbury Park has a high violent crime rate and a high property crime rate for London.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Finsbury Park LIKE?

Finsbury Park is one of London's more affordable areas to live in, mostly because it has a bit of a reputation. Long gone are the days when crime ran rampant on the streets, but Londoners have a long memory and tend to avoid it. Still, people are warming up to this neighborhood and thanks to good transit access to the rest of the city, more and more people are moving here.

This is a mostly residential neighborhood. There are Victorian terraces aplenty, though many have been converted to flats. Rent prices are on the rise around the transportation hubs, so you'll need to act quickly on those properties if you like one. As you move further away from the stations you'll find cheaper prices.

There are a mix of cultures here, including the largest Algerian population in London. You'll see that mix reflected in the dining and shopping experiences here. Finsbury Park also has a lot of young professionals thanks to the relatively low cost of living and good transit options.

The area is a little calmer than surrounding spaces, but you’ll find a nice pub scene and some great entertainment options, especially during football season and the summer. Every year it hosts Feis, an Irish music festival.

You’ve got all the basic amenities around Finsbury Park but the best feature here is a massive park of the same name. You'll find athletic fields, plenty of green space to lounge around, and a pond where you can rent boats.

Finsbury Park is bordered on the north by Stroud Green, on the east by Stoke Newington, on the south by Holloway, and on the west by Archway.

 

Commute:
The City: 4.2 miles / 20-45 minutes by car / 25-30 minutes by transit
Canary Wharf: 7 miles / 30-60 minutes by car / 40 minutes by transit
Southwark: 5.8 miles / 30-60 minutes by car / 30 minutes by transit 
Westminster: 6 miles / 30-65 minutes by car / 25 minutes by transit
Shoreditch: 3.2 miles / 15-30 minutes by car / 20-25 minutes by transit

Finsbury Park London Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Finsbury Park LOCAL schools

1-6 YEARS
Ambler Primary School and Children's Centre
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
1-6 YEARS
Christ The King RC Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Voluntary Aided
NUR YEARS
North Islington Nursery School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Nursery
School Type:Nursery
1-6 YEARS
Parkwood Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
1-6 YEARS
South Harringay Infant School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community

 

Photo Credits: Thanks to @Tao Meng, @Robert Painter, @Matt Brown, @James Lucas, @Romeo Torreta Jr, @Thea Newcomb, @vic15, @Ryan Price, @Jason Adored, @Herry Lawford, @Richard Gillmeister, @James Bridge Butler, @Andrea Sardu, @bluebeart, @alteredworlds1, @Lucho Payne, @blickstilla, @ Paul Bettany 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