How is life in Buckhurst Hill? A thorough guide of the neighbourhood

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Buckhurst Hill is a suburban village in the Epping Forest district of Essex, England. It is part of the Greater London Urban Area and adjacent to the northern boundary of the London Borough of Redbridge. The area developed following the opening of a railway line in 1856, originally part of the Eastern Counties Railway and now on the Central line of the London Underground. “

In Buckhurst Hill, what things may you need?

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in Buckhurst Hill name before moving in the neighbourhood.

The number of hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in Buckhurst Hill

Buckhurst Hill has 2 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Nuffield Health The Holly Hospital High Road, Buckhurst Hill 3.4 305
Mr. Simon Wimsey – The Wimsey Hand Clinic Nuffield Health The Holly Hospital, High Road, Buckhurst Hill 5 1

Post offices in Buckhurst Hill

Nearby post offices simplify sending and getting packages. Buckhurst Hill branches also offer services like money orders and insurance along with mail services. Here they are along with their proximity to the area.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Buckhurst Hill Post Office 167 Queen’s Road, Buckhurst Hill 2.3 19
Queens Road Post Office 7 Queen’s Road, Buckhurst Hill 2.7 15

What schools are in the area of Buckhurst Hill?

Having an educational institution close by is a great perk when moving. See the list below of schools located in the Buckhurst Hill vicinity and how they relate to property prices.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Braeside School 130 High Road, Buckhurst Hill 3.3 7
St Johns C of E Primary School High Road, Buckhurst Hill 5 2
Braeside Junior School 82 Palmerston Road, Buckhurst Hill N/A N/A
Daiglen School 68 Palmerston Road, Buckhurst Hill 5 1
Buckhurst Hill Bowling and Lawn Tennis 72 Epping New Road, Buckhurst Hill 4.5 11
Loyola Preparatory School 103 Palmerston Road, Buckhurst Hill 5 3
Queens Baby Nursery Queens House, Queen’s Road, Buckhurst Hill 5 2
Bright Horizons Buckhurst hill Day Nursery and Preschool 82 Palmerston Road, Buckhurst Hill 5 1
Queens Nursery 170-174 Queen’s Road, Buckhurst Hill 5 11
Queens Pre School @ The Old Stables 191 Princes Road, Buckhurst Hill N/A N/A
Purple Lion Day Nurseries Buckhurst Hill Purple Lion Day Nurseries, 29 Princes Road, Buckhurst Hill 5 5
JS Tutoring 29 Princes Road, Buckhurst Hill N/A N/A
Mathnasium of Buckhurst Hill 26 Queen’s Road, Buckhurst Hill 5 63
Noah’s Ark Christian Pre-School (Buckhurst Hill) St. Stephen’s Church Hall, Buckhurst Hill N/A N/A
Buckhurst Hill Baby Sensory Woollard Centre, Loughton Way (off Roding View), Buckhurst Hill N/A N/A
The Glade gegenüber der Bancfaft-Schule The Glade, Woodford Green N/A N/A

Tube & Train stations nearby the area of Buckhurst Hill

Train and tube stations in Buckhurst Hill can provide you with direct links to nearby cities and hence, they are a desirable feature for people when deciding on a place to live. Those who move into a city with direct transport links are able to travel further for work and will maybe spend less time commuting. Find a table below about where these transport links are:

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Buckhurst Hill tube station United Kingdom 4.3 3
Buckhurst Hill Underground Ltd, London, Victoria Road, Buckhurst Hill 4.3 34

Is the local life vibrant in Buckhurst Hill

Buckhurst Hill is full of life and things to do. We suggest looking at Timeout for their weekly Buckhurst Hill event listings to find local activities. Here’s a convenient link to see their upcoming happenings. Having a good grasp of what’s in Buckhurst Hill and where helps get situated when moving. Our map compiles property price points and other details from this article to outline what’s available in Buckhurst Hill.

Some great things about Buckhurst Hill

At Cozee we looked at elements defining the area like restaurants, nightlife, parks, and more. Whether you’re a foodie or night owl, Buckhurst Hill has something for you. Check out spots below to get a feel for life in Buckhurst Hill.

Public houses of Buckhurst Hill

As Londoners at Cozee, we cherish our weekly visits to the local pub. Why not embrace the same in your new living space? We’ve diligently tested and reviewed all the pubs in Buckhurst Hill – well, not literally, but we wish we had! Here’s our list of the finest pubs in Buckhurst Hill.

Pub name Name Address Description
Monkhams (Hungry Horse) Station Way / Buckhurst Way Buckhurst Hill IG9 6HY Large, food-oriented pub with sizeable garden.
Three Colts 54 Princes Road / Kings Place Buckhurst Hill IG9 5EE Much-improved, nicely-refurbished, multi-level pub which re-opened in June 2014 after a period of closure. Busy & food-oriented with Stables Restaurant. Lots of rooms, including a snug. Garden has had a makeover and includes children’s’ play equipment. There is also a front patio. Quiet TVs.
Toby Carvery Buckhurst Hill High Road Buckhurst Hill IG9 5HT Large, busy, food-oriented pub with a dining area and carvery to the rear and a Premier Inn attached, on the main road between Loughton & London. Typically two Real Ales are on offer; Sharp’s Doom Bar and a guest beer.
Warren Wood Epping New Road Buckhurst Hill IG9 5UA Traditional, basic, sports-oriented, main road pub, with a collection of clocks and a pinball table. The pub is situated next to and near numerous Footpaths through Epping Forest used by walkers .

Green space in the city of Buckhurst Hill

One of London’s best assets is its green spaces. See if Buckhurst Hill offers room to roam.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jubilee Gardens Belvedere Road, London 4.5 1413
Elm Court 1 Pump Court, London 4.3 6
Middle Temple Gardens 3 Middle Temple Lane, Temple, London 4.7 82
Bernie Spain Gardens South Bank, London 4.4 488
Bloomsbury Square Garden 14 Bloomsbury Square, London 4.3 2017
The Phoenix Garden 21 Stacey Street, London 4.6 461
LGBT Chairs ️‍ Ground Floor, South East Wing, Bush House, 300 Strand, London 5 1
Victoria Embankment Gardens 4 Temple Place, Temple, London N/A N/A
Potnotch Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, London 5 1
London Memorial Garden Savoy Place, London 3.8 4
Drury Lane Gardens 58 Drury Lane, London 3.9 16
Fountain Court Temple, London 4.6 8
Southbank boardwalk South Bank, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 13
Street Art Skaterpark 337-338 Belvedere Road, London N/A N/A
National Theatre garden terrace South Bank, National Theatre, London N/A N/A
The Diamond Jubilee Penny Maze Henrietta Street, London 5 1
Southbank (River Thames South) Walkpath. Unnamed Road, London 4.8 18
Victoria Embankment Gardens Villiers Street, London 4.6 2523
Diamond Jubilee Garden St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, London 4.4 12
BIG 7 7 Bell Yard, London N/A N/A

Galleries and Museums

The vitality of a community stems from its residents who live, work, and engage with one another. Exploring an area through art offers a fresh perspective. If you’re considering relocating to Buckhurst Hill, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. They offer delightful weekend activities and contribute to the vibrant atmosphere of the region.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
The Duck Pond Buckhurst Hill N/A N/A

What kind of gyms are there in Buckhurst Hill?

As remote work becomes more prevalent, there’s a corresponding rise in gym attendance to maintain fitness. With options like David Lloyd, TheGym, and others, Buckhurst Hill could be instrumental in helping you stay in shape – a valuable amenity in close proximity.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Oasis Sports Centre 32 Endell Street, London 4.3 788
Virgin Active Shell-Mex House, 80 Strand, London 4.3 299
Gymbox Holborn 100 High Holborn, London 4.3 340
Nuffield Health Covent Garden Fitness and Wellbeing Gym 9 Endell Street, London 4.3 130
Fitness First 6 Bedford Street, London 4.3 345
Yogarise Covent Garden – Yoga classes in Covent Garden, London 13 Mercer Street, London 4.3 62
Jubilee Hall Gym 30 The Piazza, London 4.3 111
Covent Garden Physiotherapy Ground Floor, Durham House, 1 Durham House Street, London 4.3 46
PureGym London Waterloo 11-15 Brad Street, London 4.3 234
Body Control Pilates 35 Little Russell Street, London 4.3 36
The Health Club at One Aldwych One Aldwych Hotel, 1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London 4.3 16
CryoAction Limited 71-75 Shelton Street, London 4.3 1
The Gym Group London Charing Cross 17-21 Northumberland Avenue, London 4.3 227
Fujian White Crane Kung Fu & Tai Chi – Covent Garden & West End Green Dragon House, 23 Stukeley Street, London 4.3 N/A
Digme Fitness Covent Garden 4-10 Tower Street, London 4.3 150
Boom Cycle – Holborn 16 Procter Street, London 4.3 91
The Gym Group London Holborn Circus 1 Thavies Inn, Holborn Circus, London 4.3 263
Central Health Physiotherapy Quality House, 5-9 Quality Court, London 4.3 299
Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd 16-18, New Bridge Street, London 4.3 5
ESPA Life at Corinthia Whitehall Place, London 4.3 246

What kind of restaurants are there?

Buckhurst Hill is rich in restaurants, from Indian, Chinese or Italian ones, your area is vibrant with life and the foodies that you may be will surely find what you are looking for.


What are the range of supermarkets like?

Grocery shopping is another important activity you will do if you move into the area of Buckhurst Hill. In the below table, we go over the nearby supermarkets such as Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s so you know what the area has to offer for your food shop.

We weren’t able to find any supermarket in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local supermarket or grocery store. We’ll amend this page

What else is close by?

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