The highly regarded Whitehall Park Conservation Area, with it's period Victorian houses and detached villas is a popular location for family life, offering a selection of well presented, spacious character homes. It falls within the Upper Holloway postcode and while this location provides residents with the high end feel of the Highgate area, it still represents good value when compared with its neighbours at the top of the hill.
Residents of Whitehall Park have a choice of shopping destinations close by, with Crouch End, Junction Road and the Holloway Road, providing a huge selection of shops, restaurants and other amenities, from larger chain stores to independent food retailers offering daily fresh produce. The area also benefits from some well-loved local bakeries and coffee shops.
Holloway Road Street Market is held on Thursday and Saturdays and hosts an array of stalls, with everything from secondhand books and artisan bread to eclectic homewares. The area is conveniently located for Oxford Street and Bond Street Shopping areas.
Sushi, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine are all well catered for in the area, but Italian restaurant 500 is nearby, Archway’s worst kept secret! Don’t be fooled by its seemingly small seating area and busy lunchtime; tables are hard to come by, and booking is essential at this local gem! For wine lovers, the local Theatre of Wine holds regular tastings and imports an extensive range of classic and newly emerging wines from all over the world!
There are a number of woods, nature reserves and green spaces in the area, including Sunnyside Community Gardens, which holds its own weekly organic market amongst numerous other locally organised events. There is also Waterlow Park in Highgate and Islington Gardeners Association, the latter of which arranges gardening events and talks throughout the year.
London Underground stations in the local area include Archway (Northern Line) and Holloway Road (Piccadilly Line) both of which are Zone 2, Upper Holloway station provides Silverlink’s Gospel Oak-Barking line and Archway Road (A1) provides quick access to the North Circular and the M1.
The Whitehall Park conservation area includes predominantly Victorian houses, which make up the period conversions and family homes in the area, some of which date back to 1890. Providing an excellent choice and variety of homes, the area is attractive across all purchaser groups, including professionals, families, creatives and those looking to downsize.
Council Tax Annual Rates for Islington 2018/2019
(Source Islington Council)
Located on what was once the site of Whittington College, Whitehall Park was soon developed after the extension of Archway Road. The oldest record of properties within the area date back to 1813 in the will of James Whitehead who mentions Hornsey Lane Close in his estate, which was left to his brothers.