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  • Education and Health
  • Entertainment

Sights and Attractions

With a myriad of famous attractions within walking distance, WC1 is right at the heart of London’s cultural scene. Bloomsbury, home to the British Museum, has a well-established reputation as a cultural centre. The British Library, Theatreland and a host of world-famous music and arts venues are also within easy reach. The Great Court of the British Museum is an architectural delight while shopping on Oxford Street or Regent Street is wonderfully convenient for those living in WC1.

Squares and Gardens

Prominent local squares include Tavistock Square and Russell Square. Green spaces in WC1 include Russell Square Gardens and Coram’s Fields.

Roads and Streets

WC1 is bounded, in approximate terms, by Amwell Street, Gray’s Inn Road and Resebery Avenue to the east, New Oxford Street and High Holborn looking south, Tottenham Court Road looking west, and Pentonville Road and Euston Road to the north.

Tube and Train stations

There are tube services running from Goodge Street, Euston Square, Warren Street, Russell Square and Tottenham Court Road. There are mainline train services to Euston, St Pancras, King’s Cross, King’s Cross Thameslink and Charing Cross. On completion, the Crossrail project will run through the area.

Universities and Colleges

The main buildings of the University of London are nearby, resulting in a large and vibrant student population. Other local tertiary institutions include the famous Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, or RADA.

Schools

Those living in WC1 are served by several primary schools including All Souls CofE Primary School, Argyle Primary School, the Children’s Hospital School at Great Ormond Street and UCH, Netley Primary School and St Aloysius Roman Catholic Infant School.

Secondary schools in WC1 include the Abbey College in London, CATS College London, Maria Fidelis Roman Catholic Convent School and Portland Place School.

Hospitals

Hospitals serving the WC1 area include Great Ormond Street Hospital, University College Hospital, McMillan Cancer Centre and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

Entertainment

WC1 has many fine bars and restaurants and the theatres and bright lights of the West End are also nearby. The location of WC1, between the West End and the City of London, places almost all of London’s entertainment highlights within easy reach. Regeneration around King’s Cross has seen many new restaurants and bars opening for business, as well as cultural amenities.

The WC1 area of London generally covers the trendy district of Bloomsbury as well as parts of Finsbury, Holborn, King’s Cross and St Pancras. Most of these districts come under the authority of the London Borough of Camden with some small parts coming under the jurisdiction of the City of Westminster and the London Borough of Islington.

Already a long-established residential area, WC1 has also benefited from a number of new development schemes and regeneration initiatives in recent years, most notably around King’s Cross and St Pancras. As a result, the area’s architecture is comprised of a mix of different property types to suit all tastes. Potential buyers or those looking for rental accommodation will find a good selection of older period properties, smart terraced houses, newly-built WC1 flats and ex-local authority homes.

Owing to its central location and proximity to a wide range of attractions and amenities, WC1 estate agents report a buoyant property market in this desirable part of London with high demand from clients’ seeking studio flats, apartments and WC1 houses to rent and to buy.    

Living in WC1

WC1 astate agents

Featured property for sale:

Mecklenburgh Street, WC1N

  • One bedroom Flat
  • Period conversion
  • 436 Sq ft. 41 Sq m.

£625,000

Mecklenburgh Street, WC1N

Featured property to rent:

Three Cups Yard, Sandland Street, WC1R

  • 2 Bedroom | 2 Bathroom
  • 906 Sq Ft / 84 Sq. M
  • Part Furnished

£500 per week

Three Cups Yard, Sandland Street, WC1R
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About Hurford Salvi Carr

Anyone seeking to buy or rent a property in WC1 need not look further than Hurford Salvi Carr, a team of experienced WC1 estate agents. Whether you require rental accommodation, a house or a WC1 apartment for sale, you can be confident we will provide you with an exceptional service. Our firm of expert WC1 letting agents has long been at the fore of the London property sector, and our knowledge of what’s trending in the capital is unrivalled. 

Libby Watt Branch Manager

Libby Watt

Branch Manager

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