Maida Vale

Maida Vale

London - United Kingdom

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Maida Vale

London, United Kingdom

Maida Vale is a rich, residential neighbourhood just to the northeast of central London. Close to Paddington, it has great connections to the city. Although the area has many mansion flats, it also has a large house-boat community along the Regent's Canal. Maida Vale is very green, being close to Regent's Park, Paddington Recreation Ground and Lord's Cricket Ground. Most accommodation in Maida Vale is in historical (Victorian or Edwardian) mansion flats, or in low terraced apartments. It’s the kind of neighbourhood where it’s common to live in apartments that are below street level (-it’s a London thing!). Maida Vale is close to the London, Regent's and European Business Schools as well as the University of Westminster or the Royal Academy of Music. Maida Vale is connected to the wider city by Maida Vale (Bakerloo) and Warwick Avenue (Bakerloo) tube stations.

The neighbours

Wealthy and international, Maida Vale has people from all over the world.

Interesting points

The Beatles Abbey Road album cover was shot on Abbey Road itself in Maida Vale, which is also home to the BBC's iconic Maida Vale sound studios.

You will fall in love with

Lord's Cricket Ground. If you're a newcomer to the sport, just view it as 360° baseball. The English Cricket team plays here often in the summer, so be prepared to drink, be slightly bored and spend a

The lifestyle

Rich and slightly suburban, but with proper park life on your doorstep. Maida Vale feels more peaceful and even a little detached from the rest of London; an oasis of calm just outside the centre.



About the city

London is a city where you will never run out of things to do. The capital of England is well known for its famous, iconic landmarks such as the Big Ben, St. Paul’s cathedral, amongst thousands and thousands more. Then there’s the British cultural heritage, best displayed by its impressive architecture and the huge museums.

However, we know that students also care a lot about a city’s nightlife and atmosphere. This city never sleeps! Pubs, bars, clubs, warehouse afterparties, you name it: London has it all.

When it comes to finding a place to live in London, you know you can count on Uniplaces to help you!