Guide to living in
Welcome to the ‘people’s park’, showcasing over 85 hectares of glorious London green space, a top location for some of the most fashionable events and festivals and often referred to as the best park to visit in the Capital. Throw in an extensive range of top quality property and a great community atmosphere, it is no wonder people are flocking from all over to live here.
Victoria Park has plenty of cultural and independent hotspots. The Residence is a reputable art gallery boasting free admission, playing host to some of London’s most hotly tipped up and coming artists. Furthermore, for fans of independent retail outlets, the Modern Warehouse has an eclectic range of Danish and Scandinavian furniture, perfect for furnishing a new home in the area.
“On offer in this area are some truly special three and four storey Victorian terraced houses overlooking the park, these are some of the most exclusive properties in East London”
Confessed as East London’s ‘leafy little secret’ is Victoria Park Village, to the north of the park, an area with a strong community identity. A network of independent retailers and businesses are the key to creating this wonderful village in the heart of a capital city.
On offer in the area are some truly special three and four storey Victorian terraced houses overlooking the park, although hard to get hold of, these are some of the most exclusive properties in East London. Alternatively, the surrounding areas of Victoria Park have amassed a network of modern apartments and flats offering great value for money.
The Palm Tree is a pub just a short walk away in Mile End, full of old fashioned and nostalgic features. If you go for a drink at the weekend, be prepared to be treated to some classic jazz and swing music delivered by stylish crooners. If you stroll down a little further you can discover the Arianna Restaurant, a colourfully decorated eatery with a mix of Persian and Afghan cuisine.
The Ginger Pig is a butchers in Victoria Park Village with an excellent array of meats and poultry. We especially endorse the assortment of homemade chutneys – a treat of the highest order.
Victoria Park is walking distance from both Bethnal Green and Mile End tube stations and you can expect a great service East or West on the ever reliable Central Line.