Stoke Newington is like a smaller 'London Village' that is completely surrounded by the the city. This Hackney neighbourhood is still independent: it's a friendly, left-wing and slightly richer area of the London. Full of creative people and blessed with legendary pubs like 'the Hen & Chickens theatre and comedy bar', the area is an alternative cultural hub. Housing in Stoke Newington is expensive. Many properties rent for as much as £300-400 per week, but you can find studio apartments suitable for students for around £150 per week, if you look hard. The area itself is quite pretty and has a classic 'Victorian feel', especially along Church Street. Living in Stoke Newington is convenient for those studying at London Metropolitan University, based in Holloway. In terms of transport it is connected to the wider city by Stoke Newington Station (Overground) or Manor House Station (Piccadilly line).
Funnily Stoke Newington is home to many of the country's best stand-up comedians. So expect people here to have a sense of humour!
The Castle Climbing centre, a ridiculously beautiful climbing centre on the edge of the old reservoir. It was originally a water-pump station... designed to look like a Highlands Scottish castle.
Stoke Newington's green spaces, parks, commons and reservoirs. The perfect neighbourhood to enjoy England's greens or to get away from the chaos of the inner city.
Young, independent and left-wing area, the lifestyle in Stoke Newington is best described as being classic, British and lovely.
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!