Straddling the border between Greater London and Hertfordshire, Edgware is located in North London, covered by the Boroughs of Barnet and Harrow around 45 minutes from the centre of the city.
Edgware was originally a large medieval parish, believed to have been formed and recognised since the year 1422. Until around 1964, Edgware was not seen to be a part of London and was considered to be in the county of Middlesex. Whilst it formally remains in Middlesex, it is now considered to be a part of the ever-expanding region of ‘Greater London.’
Not to be confused with the infamous Edgware Road, which runs through swathes of London, Edgware is a fairly small, quaint area, home to over 75,000 people from a variety of backgrounds. Edgware has sizeable Jewish and Christian communities and is just a stone’s throw away from the M1 motorway, linking it with so much more of the UK.
With the Brent Reservoir running through it and an eclectic mix of people and properties, Edgware has all the necessary local amenities including a large library, an underground station, a shopping area and a host of different shops, restaurants, cafés and bakeries. An expanding community with so much to offer, Edgware is the perfect place to buy, rent and sell properties; or just to go shopping on your day off.
What’s on Offer?
There is a wide range of shops, pubs, cafés and other amenities and luxuries that Edgware has to offer. Additionally, properties in Edgware, HA8 are never too far from everything you or your tenants could ever need in the local area:
Edgware Underground Station is situated at the northernmost point of the Northern Line of London’s extensive tube network and is the terminus for all northbound Northern Line trains. It is also the starting point for all southbound Northern Line tube trains. Getting to the centre of London from Edgware Underground Station takes around 45 minutes, while getting to London’s financial district takes around an hour.
Where to Eat?
Edgware’s High Street has no shortage of fantastic restaurants to cater for all styles, events and palates. From Chinese cuisine to simple breakfast cafés, bakeries and popular coffee shops, Edgware High Street has a bit of everything on offer. Whether you are looking to live around or work on the High Street, you won’t be short of options when it comes to selecting somewhere to eat and drink at any time of the day or year.
Shopping in Edgware
Edgware is home to countless different shops of all types and sizes. From stationers like WH Smith, to well-known supermarkets and pharmacists like Marks and Spencer and Boots, you will be able to get everything you need without having to venture too far afield. With so many coming from further afield to do their shopping at the shops and retailers in Edgware, living or working in Edgware mean that you will always be within reach of all the shops you’ll need.
Edgware Broadwalk – Edgware Broadwalk is a few minutes’ walk from the underground station and is home to a number of retailers and shops, all of which are conveniently located in one desirable place for you to enjoy with over an hour of free parking on a regular basis.