St John's Wood

St John's Wood

London - United Kingdom

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St John's Wood

London, United Kingdom

St. John's Wood is one of the wealthiest areas of London. According to a survey in 2014, it was actually the area with the highest average rent in the whole of London. It is a peaceful village full of young professionals, right in the middle of the city. St John’s Wood is close to Maida Vale and Regent's Park, in the northeast of the city. Rents are high unless you're living in a river boat on the canal in Little Venice! Other accommodation options are mainly elegant mansions and townhouses. St. John's Wood is very close to the London, Regent's and European Business Schools as well as the University of Westminster or the Royal Academy of Music. You can reach any of London's central universities such as: SOAS, University College London, City University, Birkbeck College, RADA or LSE on foot, or via the tube relatively ease. St. John's Wood is connected to the wider city by St. John's Wood (Jubilee) and South Hampstead (Overground).

The neighbours

Successful, young and getting richer. This upper-class professional neighbourhood has strong Jewish, American and Middle Eastern communities.

Interesting points

Abbey Road. Do avoid cars if you’re trying to take that classical picture on the crosswalk.

You will fall in love with

The beautiful rose gardens by Little Venice on the edge of the Regent's Canal. Romantic and untouristic

The lifestyle

A quaint English village feel inside London, with lovely restaurants and little boutique shops, St. John's Wood is posh and peaceful.



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!