A guide to living in Kentish Town NW5

Kentish Town is located North of Camden. There are many historic pubs, neighbourhood shops and eateries alongside world famous Kentish Town Road. As an extra bonus, Parliament Hill Fields is only up the road if you fancy being spoilt with sweeping city views.

The NW5 postcode is loved by working professionals and families alike. It's the perfect mix of busy and quiet. Check out this guide of Kentish Town as a place to live. It's definitely worth a read.

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The outside of Rose and Crown pub in Kentish Town which exposes beautiful brick work and 1920's font.

The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown sits on the beautiful Torriano Avenue (NW5). It's a lively pub loved by locals. They have a strong community ethos, lively music schedule and delicious pub grub menu. If you're moving home in Kentish Town, this a must visit!

The Rose and Crown (Kentish Town)
A busy waitress carrying a dish in a very busy Anima E Cuore in Kentish Town.

Anima E Cuore

Anima is herald as one of the best restaurants in Kentish Town. They serve a daily-changing, modern italian menu. It's full of fresh pasta, slow-cooked meats and exquisite seafood dishes. Don't forget to order their homemade ice cream—it's delicious!

Anima E Cuore (Kentish Town)
Picture of the empty stage at O2 Forum Kentish Town. Strobe lights are on.

O2 Forum

The O2 Forum in Kentish Town is a music venue owned by MAMA & Company. The venue was originally used as cinema is 1934. Once the cinema closed the venue opened as multi-cultural music venue. In 2015 the venue was acquired by Live Nation (owned by Liberty Media) and underwent an enormous rebrand and renovation.

O2 Forum (Kentish Town)

Schools to consider when moving home to Kentish Town

A historic front of the school entrance for Carlton Primary School on an autumn afternoon.

Carlton Primary School

The Carlton Primary School is located on Grafton Road in Kentish Town. They cater for all infant and junior students across all key stages. The foundations of the school were laid in 1883 and the doors opened on 1884.

Carlton Primary School ( Kentish Town)
Group photo of pupils and David Beckham when he visited Church of England primary school in Kentish Town.

Kentish Town Church of England Primary School

Kentish Town CoE Primary School caters junior and infant boys and girls. They have resource to teach pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and physical disabilities.

Church of England Primary School (Kentish Town)
Two students performing an act at the NW5 Theatre School

NW5 Theatre School

NW5 Theatre School is an independent drama school running courses for young people aged 16-17 years. They also have courses for children over 17 years which last one, two or three years. If day time courses don't suit you, they also have full time evening programmes.

NW5 Theatre School (Kentish Town)

Local information for Kentish Town residents

A black and white council tax bill for Kentish Town residents.

Kentish Town Council Tax

Kentish Town is a district in the London Borough of Camden. Kentish Town is currently governed by the Labour Party.

The band D council tax is £1550 per annum.

Kentish Town Council Tax
People rushing to work outside Kentish Tube Station.

Kentish Town Tube Station

Kentish Town Tube Station is in zone 2. It is served by the Northern Line (High Barnet branch). Trains generally operate every 2-5 minutes.

Kentish Town Tube Station
134 London red bus travelling through London City to Kentish Town.

Kentish Town Buses

The following buses can be taken from Kentish Town station: 88, 134, 214, 393, N20. Buses run throughout the day and night and generally operate every 4-7 minutes.

Kentish Town Buses

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Outside of Chestertons in Kentish Town.

Chestertons (Kentish Town)

Chestertons (Kentish Town)
Outside of Dexters in Kentish Town with blue coverings on top of the modern windows.

Dexters (Kentish Town)

Dexters (Kentish Town)
Full glass cylindrical modern Martyn Gerrard building in Kentish Town.

Martyn Gerrard (Kentish Town)

Martyn Gerrard (Kentish Town)

If you're considering moving home in Kentish Town NW5 why not check out the local neighbourhood

You're spoilt for choice with upmarket neighbourhoods right on your doorstop: Camden, Chalk Farm, Gospel Oak.

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