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A neighborhood about to be transformed.
Studio / 1 BR
61% Complete
1,538
2 Bedrooms
62% Complete
1,543
3 Bedrooms
100% Complete
2,502
4 Bedrooms
0% Complete
N/A

Good For
  • Couples without kids
  • Professionals
  • Singles

 

What's around
  • 296 Shops
  • 8 Fitness options
  • 87 Restaurants
  • 11 Grocery stores/markets
  • 3 Banks
  • 13 Nightlife options

 


PUBLIC TRANSITExcellent

WALKABILITYExcellent
Safety

White City has an above average violent crime rate and a below average property crime rate for London.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN White City LIKE?

White City is a little bit more run down than some of the areas that surround it, but it is still a great place to live. It's home to many people who are just moving to London since you're able to get shorter rental agreements and cheaper prices. There are some great houses to choose from, but apartments make up a majority of the market.

You’ll find a nice mixture of pubs and restaurants here, though you won’t have as many options as you will in some of the neaby neighborhoods like Earls Court. The same could be said about shopping here – you’ll likely want to go elsehwere for anything beyond the basics.

The neighborhood's sleepy, forgotten status is about to change, however. The former home of the BBC and its surrounding real estate is about to be the site of a massive regeneration effort. A multi-billion pound infusion of cash is set to build 5,000 new homes, schools, a university campus, and parks. Given how similar initiatives have revolutionized London's east, a wise person might bet his or her money on White City becoming an "it" neighborhood in the not-too-distant future.

White City is bordered on the north by Old Oak Common, on the east by North Kensington, on the south by Shepherd's Bush, and on the west by Acton.

 

Commute:
The City: 8.7 miles / 35-75 minutes by car / 35 minutes by transit 
Canary Wharf: 12 miles / 45-100 minutes by car / 50 minutes by transit
Southwark: 9.7 miles / 40-70 minutes by car / 40-45 minutes by transit
Westminster: 5.7 miles / 25-55 minutes by car / 35-45 minutes by transit
Shoreditch: 8.6 miles / 30-70 minutes by car / 45-50 minutes by transit

White City London Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   White City LOCAL schools

7-11 YEARS
Cambridge School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Special
School Type:Community Special
1-6 YEARS
Good Shepherd RC Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Voluntary Aided
0-13 YEARS
Jack Tizard School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Special
School Type:Community Special
1-6 YEARS
Miles Coverdale Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
1-6 YEARS
Old Oak Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community

 

Photo Credits: Thanks to @Petra, @yhonii_b, @larascxpers, @sangsters, @Brunella Giacobbe, @Raffaele, @Calicia, @Renata Berger, @Catarina Catalao, @nkgosi, @Don Daniel, @Nadia Roed, @qveen.nvx, @heedayahrazali, @supacaro, @theblacklightie, @iinqtr, @lewis.acred, @janchester07 for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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