A Guide to Living in St John’s Wood NW8

St John’s Wood lies within the City of Westminster in the North West London. Once part of the Great Middlesex Forest, the area was one of the first London suburbs to be developed from the early 19th century onwards, mainly with low density "villa" type housing.

St John's Wood is an area that attracts a lot of celebrities. Sir Paul McCartney has lived in the area since 1960 amongst many other world renowned figures like Kate Moss. It's not unusual to spot other celebrities like Charlie Sheen and Keith Richards (from the Rolling Stones).

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Outside of Panzers St Johns Wood

Panzer's

Panzer’s has been recognised for more than 75 years as London’s original Jewish deli as well as a well-loved food destination with culinary delights from all over the world.

Panzer's (St John's Wood)
View on inside of Lords Cricket Ground

Lord's Cricket Ground

Lord's Cricket Ground, commonly known as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood, London. Named after its founder, Thomas Lord, it is owned by Marylebone Cricket Club.

Lord's Cricket Ground (St John's Wood)
Skyline View of Primrose Hill London

Primrose Hill

Primrose Hill is a compact, village-like area of grand Victorian terraces and pastel-coloured Regency townhouses. Its namesake hilltop park has panoramic views over Regent’s Park.

Primrose Hill (St John's Wood)

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Kids walking down the stairs in St Johns Wood Prep School

St John's Wood Prep School

St John’s Wood Pre-Prep is a small and happy independent pre-preparatory day school for girls and boys aged Nursery to Year 2.

St John's Wood Prep School
Kids dressed in uniform in St Johns Wood

Arnold House School

Arnold House School is a preparatory school for boys in the St John's Wood district of Westminster, Greater London. It consists of a Junior School and Senior School.

Arnold House School (St John's Wood)
4 girls with hats on inside Saint Christinas in St John's Wood

Saint Christina's School

A independent Catholic School, established in 1949 in St John’s Wood, London NW8. With a caring, family orientated team, Saint Christina’s School is a special place to be.

Saint Christina's School (St John's Wood)

Local Information for St John's Wood residents

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St John's Wood Council Tax

St John's Wood is a district in the City of Westminster. St John’s Wood is currently governed by the Labour Party.

The band D council tax is £685 per annum.

St John's Wood Council Tax
Outside view of St Johns Wood tube station

St John's Wood Tube Station

St John’s Wood Underground Tube station is in zone 2.  It is served by the Jubilee Line between Swiss Cottage and Bakers Street. Trains generally operate every 2-5 minutes.

St John's Wood Tube Station
Front view of St John's Wood London bus number 13

St John's Wood Buses

The following buses can be taken from St John’s Wood station: 13, 113, 187, 46. Buses run throughout the day and night and generally operate every 4-7 minutes.

St John's Wood Buses

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Outside exterior view of Dexters in St John's Wood

Dexter's (St John's Wood)

Dexter's (St John's Wood)
Outside red exterior of KFH in St Johns Wood

KFH (St John's Wood)

KFH (St John's Wood)
Outside blue exterior of Winkworth in St Johns Wood

Winkworth (St John's Wood)

Winkworth (St John's Wood)

Explore St John’s Wood and Surrounding Areas

One of the perks of living in St John’s Wood NW8 is that you’re spoilt for choice with upmarket areas in the surrounding area.

Check out the local areas: Swiss Cottage, Maida Vale, South Hampstead, Belsize Park, Camden and West Hampstead.

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