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An improving neighborhood relatively close to London's business hubs.
Studio / 1 BR
27% Complete
2 Bedrooms
55% Complete
3 Bedrooms
69% Complete
4 Bedrooms
100% Complete

Good For
  • Families


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




Old Ford has an above average violent crime rate and a high property crime rate for London.


Will good access to public transit, Old Ford is right in the middle of a renaissance. Prices are going up, but with that has come an increase in amenities, restaurants, and shops. This area a good choice for families and professionals who want a reasonable commute into the City.

Old Ford is bordered on the north by Hackney Wick, on the east by Stratford, on the south by Bow, and on the west by South Hackney.


The City: 4.3 miles / 25-45 minutes by car / 30-35 minutes by transit / 25-30 minutes by bike
Canary Wharf: 3.1 miles / 10-20 minutes by car / 25-35 minutes by transit / 15-20 minutes by bike
Southwark: 5.2 miles / 25-45 minutes by car / 40-45 minutes by transit / 30 minutes by bike
Westminster: 7.3 miles / 30-70 minutes by car / 45-50 minutes by transit
Shoreditch: 3.6 miles / 15-30 minutes by car / 45-50 minutes by transit / 20 minutes by bike

Old Ford London Neighborhood Photo


Local Flavor   Old Ford LOCAL schools

7-13 YEARS
Beatrice Tate School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Special
School Type:Community Special
7-13 YEARS
Bow School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Secondary
School Type:Community
7-13 YEARS
Central Foundation Girls' School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Secondary
School Type:Voluntary Aided
Childrens House Nursery School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Nursery
School Type:Nursery
Chisenhale Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community


Photo Credits: Thanks to @Rebekah Cheng, @Claudius, @peter metcalfe, @Joe O'Malley, @Amie Poulton, @Vahid Panjganj, @Tabitha Stapley, @Talia Kraines, @Ken Lee, @Metro Centric, @james ford, @Gary Mitcalfe, @alishenka, @onur_ozkaya, @Gaz Allen, @Gary Etchnell, @Gordon Joly, @james ford, @James Harvey, @Steve Calcott  for your great photos of this neighborhood! 


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