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Crouch End Area Guide

Introduction to
Crouch End, London

Crouch End, North London area guide by Goldschmidt and Howland Crouch End. Crouch End's leading estate agent and letting agent since 1888. New Homes, Luxury Apartments, Luxury Properties for sale and rent in Crouch End.


Bursting with culture and a local hub for excellent independent shopping and coffee hubs, Crouch End is often described as an urban village, popular with long-time Londoners, young families and successful bohemian types, with buy-to-let investments on the rise in the area. There is a lot to love about the energy of this Crouch End with its bustling high street and period properties, whilst only a stone's throw from neighbouring Hornsey. The Broadway and The Broadway Parade run directly through the middle of Crouch End and are home to charity shops, historical pubs, coffee shops with tasty brunch options and the iconic clock tower. 

Transport in Crouch End

Residents of Crouch End can access transport links close by at Finsbury Park Station which is served by the Victoria and Piccadilly Lines and National Rail services. There is also Crouch Hill Overground Station which is and by Bus, a number of routes operate across the area including 41 / 91 / W5 and W7 (N41 and N91 also offer night services).

Property in Crouch End

With a selection of large 5 and 6 bedroom Edwardian and Victorian period homes, some of which have been converted to create spectacular and spacious apartments the area offers an exceptional choice of property, ideal for both families and young professionals.  Renowned architect John Farrer was largely responsible for the red-brick large Edwardian houses within the desirable address of Cecile Park. 

Council Tax Bands for Crouch End

Council Tax Annual Rates for Haringey 2021/2022

A £1,203.14
B £1,403.67
C £1,604.18
D £1,804.70
E £2,205.75
F £2,606.80
G £3,007.85
H £3,609.42

(source Haringey Council)


And now for a bit of History on Crouch End

The name ‘Crouch End’ is rumoured to originate from Medieval Times where the area formed borders of a parish and roughly where the clock tower is now situated, a wooden cross was erected to mark the junction of four locally important roads. The area was made up of rural land but expanded during Victorian times and even included train links which no longer exist, however, an influx or middle-class housing during this period was developed and retailers along what’s now known as Crouch End Broadway, in the mid-1930s, Crouch End became locally well-known for its shopping centre including a music hall which attracted visitors from across London.