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Hoxton has had a fast evolution from rundown 'hood to artists' haven to tech company hotspot.
Studio / 1 BR
52% Complete
1,885
2 Bedrooms
83% Complete
3,012
3 Bedrooms
83% Complete
2,992
4 Bedrooms
100% Complete
3,623

Good For
  • Couples without kids
  • Creatives
  • Professionals
  • Singles

 

What's around
  • 132 Shops
  • 17 Fitness options
  • 147 Restaurants
  • 17 Grocery stores/markets
  • 0 Banks
  • 90 Nightlife options

 


PUBLIC TRANSITGood

WALKABILITYExcellent
Safety

Hoxton has a high violent crime rate and a high property crime rate for London.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Hoxton LIKE?

It its not so recent past, Hoxton was considered a sketchy place to live. It was known for being cheap, dirty, and sleazy. Then the cycle of gentrification began. First came the artists and it slowly started to become trendier and trendier. Then the tech companies started setting up shop here and it became modernized with cool lofts and glass office buildings. 

It's now home to the many affluent young professionals, most of whom are working in media. Very few of the people who originally helped to clean up this area can afford to live here. The vestiges of its short stint as a haven for artists can be seen only in the great street art here.

For housing, you've got gorgeous Victorian and Georgian townhouses, many of which have been converted into apartments. Most of the factories from yesteryear have also been converted into big, airy apartments. There are a few single family dwellings, but they are usually snatched up fairly quickly.

Still, the very best parts of London are so close to Hoxton that a little bit more rent will save you money in transportation. You’ll be able to see the cool art galleries, shop at great boutiques, and eat at some of the best restaurants in the city. 

Hoxton is bordered on the north by De Beauvoir Town, on the east by Haggerston, on the south by Shoreditch, and on the west by Islington.

 

Commute:
The City: 1.8 miles / 10-25 minutes by car / 20-30 minutes by transit / 10-15 minutes by bike
Canary Wharf: 4.5 miles / 20-35 minutes by car / 35-45 minutes by transit / 25 minutes by bike
Southwark: 3.6 miles / 20-40 minutes by car / 25-35 minutes by transit / 20 minutes by bike
Westminster: 4.5 miles / 20-50 minutes by car / 35-45 minutes by transit / 30 minutes by bike
Shoreditch: 0.7 miles / 5 minutes by car / 10 minutes by transit / 15 minutes by foot / 5 minutes by bike

Hoxton London Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Hoxton LOCAL schools

1-6 YEARS
Blessed Sacrament RC Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Voluntary Aided
NUR YEARS
Comet Nursery School and Children's Centre
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Nursery
School Type:Nursery
1-6 YEARS
Copenhagen Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
1-6 YEARS
De Beauvoir Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
7-11 YEARS
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Secondary
School Type:Community

 

Photo Credits: Thanks to @diamond geezer, @Timothy Saunders, @jorg.steinhauer, @Indiana Caba, @Elmar Eye, @patart00, @Jade Stapleton, @Matt Ward, @DC Morgan, @Matt Jones, @Helene hille Ryden, @Eric Hands, @akadir, @Ira H, @Artee62, @Fen Labalme, @Matt Brown, @Anka68 for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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