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Holloway has one foot in its working class past and one in an upscale future, creating an economically diverse neighborhood.
Studio / 1 BR
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2 Bedrooms
61% Complete
3 Bedrooms
71% Complete
4 Bedrooms
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Good For
  • Creatives
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Students


What's around
  • 150 Shops
  • 4 Fitness options
  • 91 Restaurants
  • 13 Grocery stores/markets
  • 9 Banks
  • 27 Nightlife options




Holloway has an average violent crime rate and an above average property crime rate for London.


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Holloway is a massive neighborhood in northern Central London that was once notorious for its women's prison but is better known today as the home of the Arsenal football club stadium. The development of the stadium pumped tons of money into the community and it's becoming gentrified. 

There are some newly upscale parts of town already offering luxury apartments. You'll also find streets lined with smart looking Victorian terrace-style homes. These parts of town attract a lot of artists and media professionals, including journalists, writers, and TV executives.

However, a lot of the neighborhood is in the middle of development or hasn't been touched just yet, so there are more affordable areas. These attract a wider variety of people, including plenty of students attending London Metropolitan University who can't afford other neighborhoods.

This isn't a particularly buzzy neighborhood yet, though you've got plenty of choice for dining, shopping, and nightlife. Holloway is also a place to see some of London’s most talented graffiti artists; the famous artist Banksy has made quite a few showings.

Holloway is bordered on the north by Stroud Green, on the east by Highbury, on the south by Islington, and on the west by Archway.


The City: 3.9 miles / 20-40 minutes by car / 30-35 minutes by transit / 25 minutes by bike
Canary Wharf: 6.5 miles / 30-55 minutes by car / 45-50 minutes by transit / 35 minutes by bike
Southwark: 5.3 miles / 20-55 minutes by car / 35-40 minutes by transit / 30 minutes by bike
Westminster: 5.4 miles / 25-55 minutes by car / 35-40 minutes by transit / 30-35 minutes by bike
Shoreditch: 2.7 miles / 15-25 minutes by car / 25-30 minutes by transit / 15-20 minutes by bike

Holloway London Neighborhood Photo


Local Flavor   Holloway LOCAL schools

Grafton Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
7-11 YEARS
Holloway School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Secondary
School Type:Community
Hungerford Primary School and Children's Centre
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
7-11 YEARS
New River College Secondary
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:PRU
School Type:Pupil Referral Unit
Pakeman Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community


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