Live the Shoreditch life
A jewel in the East End’s crown, you can look forward to a compelling way of life when you buy a new home in the vibrant area of Shoreditch. There’s usually competition in this popular area, but you could get a head start on everyone else by taking up an offer such as our Movemaker scheme. With this, we could help you sell your current home, removing any estate agent fees as well as a whole load of stress.
Things to see and do in Shoreditch
Living in Shoreditch puts you right in the heart of a melting pot of wonderful culture that’s best summed up throughout Brick Lane’s shops, bars, cafes and eateries. From the street art to the markets, independent boutiques, cosy cinemas and the quirkiest crazy golf you could hope to see, the local area is full of great ways to spend your time.
With Tower Hill and the Thames just a short stroll south, Shoreditch Park is to the north and Weavers Fields to the east. Hoxton and the London Fields with its lido are within walking distance, while Victoria Park is only around a mile away for when you want to escape the hustle and bustle for a little while.
It’s not all fun and games in Shoreditch. The area has some great schools if you have kids or are thinking of starting a family, with Virginia Primary School an outstanding option for younger children. St John the Baptist CofE is also in Ofsted’s highest band, while St Monica’s RC Primary is ranked as good. At secondary level, Mulberry Academy Shoreditch on Gosset Street is rated as outstanding, along with Central Foundation Boys’ School.
Shoreditch transport links
Central London and some of the capital’s most notable places are within walking distance of Shoreditch, but the area also has excellent transport links. Liverpool Street station lies on Bishopsgate and offers Underground services on the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines, while Shoreditch High Street provides you with Overground services. The nearby Old Street station, meanwhile, is on the Tube’s Northern line.
The Shoreditch property scene
Shoreditch is known for its striking warehouse conversions, although there are also plenty of more conventional flats in the area, both modern and dating back to the early 1900s. As such a desirable place to live with a fantastic central location, house prices in Shoreditch are much higher than the London average.
Whether Shoreditch is the only place for you or you’re also looking at more up-and-coming areas such as East Ham and Upton Park, where you could stand to make a significant future profit, there’s support out there when you buy a new home. You can head over to our latest offers page for more details of schemes such as the Government’s London Help to Buy initiative, or give us a call instead.