Will you love Highams Park? Our local guide

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Highams Park is a district in the London Borough of Waltham Forest, England, near Epping Forest and 8.1 miles (13 km) north-east of Charing Cross. “

The facilities you might need in Highams Park

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

In Highams Park, what tube and train stations are nearby?

Most prefer transit within a 10-15 minute walk and if there aren’t public connections nearby then this could be something that takes down the price of property or can even deter people from moving in to Highams Park entirely. Here is a table below so you can see where these connections are for yourself.

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Highams Park United Kingdom 4.3 43

Post offices in the area of Highams Park

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages easy. In a post office you can do things like exchange currency, post your packages, buy everyday items and even redirect your mail. It is likely you will use one at some point if you were to move in to the area so we have compiled the post offices nearby in a table below so you know if this area is the right place for you.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Hale End Sub Post Office 481 Hale End Road, London 2.7 79

Medical institutions in Highams Park

We weren’t able to locate medical institutions or stores in this neighbourhood. Let us know in the comments if we are wrong so we can add them to our list.


Schools around Highams Park

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

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Highams Park Day Nursery and Preschool 16A Handsworth Avenue, London 4 2
Oakhill Primary School Alders Avenue, Woodford Green 3.5 6
Handsworth Preschool 40 Malvern Avenue, London N/A N/A
Bright Futures Nursery 1 Jacks Farm Way, London 5 3
Alphamaths Alevel Maths Tutors 30 Oak Hill, Woodford Green 5 9
Handsworth Primary School Handsworth Avenue, London 4.1 9
Selwyn Primary School 102 Cavendish Road, London 3.4 14
Highams Park School Handsworth Avenue, London 2.8 19
Joseph Clarke School Vincent Road, London 5 3
Brookfield House School 1a Alders Avenue, London, Woodford Green 4 4
Handsworth Preschool Highams Park Baptist Church, Cowling Hall, Cavendish Road, Highams Park, London 5 1
Bright Horizons Highams Park Day Nursery and Preschool 16A Handsworth Avenue, London 3.7 3
istarhearthealing Preston Avenue, London N/A N/A
High View Piano Tutoring 33 Preston Avenue, London 5 3
Access Music Tuition 1 Wrigley Close, London N/A N/A
Waltham Forest Music 1 The Avenue, Wrigley Close, London 5 39
Gareth Frederik: Guitar Lessons & Live 29 Hickman Avenue, London 4 1
World of Kids Academy 16, Jack’s Farm Way, London N/A N/A
Tenis antrenament 11 Hickman Avenue, London N/A N/A
WimX Tennis Chingford Rolls Sports Ground, Hickman Avenue, London N/A N/A

In Highams Park, what are some things we love?

What makes the heart of Highams Park? At Cozee we asked ourselves what would define the culture, the vibe of a given area. We have come up with the following elements so whether you are a foodie or a night bird, we got you covered. Check out the different restaurants, pubs, gym that exist in Highams Park to help you decide to move in there.

Museums & Galleries

An area lives because of the people who live, work and interact. Art is a great way to discover an area in a new way. If you are looking to move in Highams Park we definitely recommend that you check for galleries, museums and other cultural institutions. They provide a great source of enjoyment over the weekends.

We weren’t able to find any museum in this area. Tell us in the comments if we were wrong. We’ll amend this page

What are the range of supermarkets like?

Out of all the other services in Highams Park, supermarkets are arguably some of the most important. Take a look at the table below that tells you where the nearest supermarkets are so you can do your shppping conveniently. It would be a shame to move somewhere new and not realise some of your favourite stores aren’t nearby in Highams Park.

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 type of green space is there in Highams Park?

Big green spaces cover the UK and London. However, it may be hard to work out just how much green space there is by just looking at a map. Here is a table below that shows you the green space of Highams Park in more detail.

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

Pubs in the region

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 Highams Park – well, not literally, but we wish we had! Here’s our list of the finest pubs in Highams Park.

Pub name Name Address Description
Chingford Cricket Club Kimbley Way Chingford E4 6DE During the Summer, the Bar is open most evenings as well as at weekends and matchdays. In the Winter, members congregate on a Sunday afternoon.
Dove Friday Hill Chingford E4 6EL Renamed after Pimp Hall a C16/C17 timber-framed dovecote in Kings Road E4. Under new management since October 2021. Pool and darts. Only one real ale at present.
Greene Man 191 Old Church Road Chingford E4 6RB Was Beefeater selling Boddies and Flowers Original. Run by Greene King as part of their Hungry Horse chain.
Kings Ford 250-252 Chingford Mount Road Chingford E4 8JL A spacious Wetherspoon conversion, the long single room has the bar halfway down on the right-hand side. There are 10 handpumps, four on the front serving regular ales and six serving the cider and guest ales, including at least one from a local brewery. As well as the two main Wetherspoon beer festivals, it also holds local beer festivals and Meet the Brewer nights. Two large screens are mute except for major sporting events. Breakfasts are served from 8am.
Kings Head 2B Kings Head Hill Chingford E4 7EA A popular and welcoming Stonegate pub located in leafy North Chingford. It is very roomy, with various seating areas, a small garden and a car park. The number of handpumps has recently increased to ten, to include one real cider, four regular beers (selected by customer vote) and six guest ales, often with one from a local brewery. Food is available all day from a wide-ranging menu. Quiz nights are Sunday and Wednesday evenings. Recently refurbished.
Larkshall Larkshall Road Chingford E4 6NT Superb old looking pub with various little rooms and large ornate eating section. The only thing against it are the artificial fires. Larkshall Farm was on this site from 1890 till the pub was built. Lease acquired by Mosaic pubs & dining who have refurbished the pub retaining a classic style whilst being brought up to date with a bar area as you enter with a restaurant area beyond and upstairs.
Old Hall Tavern 200 Hall Lane Chingford E4 8EY Pub with large function room where there is live music on a regular basis.
Queen Elizabeth 95 Forest Side Chingford E4 6BA Establishment in nice location by Epping Forest. Was a carvery until becoming an Ember Inn in 2015.
Royal Forest Hotel 4 Rangers Road Chingford E4 7QH Food orientated establishment which also has a Premier Inn attached to it. There is a bar area with one hand pump that has London Pride as the regular offering. October 2023 – open restricted hours for breakfast only
Royal Oak 219 Kings Head Hill Chingford E4 7PP A McMullen pub since 1920 when we purchased it for £1,250. Busy house that is popular for its food although there is a bar area. Refurbished in 2011
Rusty Bike 134-138 Station Road Chingford E4 6AN A free house opposite Chingford Station and very close to the popular Epping Forest – walkers and cyclists are welcome. Its roomy interior attracts a wide mix of customers during the day. 12 keg taps including Singha, Blue Moon, Cobra and Rusty Bike Lager. Thai food
Wishing Well 11 Hall Lane Chingford E4 8HH Re-opened after refurbishment. It was an Irish themed pub at Chingford Mount.
County Arms 420 Hale End Road Highams Park E4 9PB 1908 mock-Tudor pub. Now Greene King. Ex-Truman, S&N Retail, Spirit with John Barras brand. Spacious inside. Audible music, blokey atmosphere, Sky TV, pool, darts etc.
Stag & Lantern 11-12 The Broadway Highams Park E4 9LQ Local Branch’s first micro-pub the building was previously two shops that had been knocked into one. It was converted to a micro-pub in early 2020. At least three cask ales and ciders on a rotational basis along with a range of bottles and cans. There are a limited number of tables both inside and outside the venue. No food, just snacks.

Restaurants in the area

Highams Park is able to produce a large amount of different cuisines if you are looking. Take a look at the table below to find the most popular places to eat if you are a resident of Highams Park.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Shell 470 Larkshall Road, London 4.3 254
Royal Oak Pub & Guesthouse 320 Hale End Road, Woodford Green 4.3 1071
Breeze 476-478 Larkshall Road, London 4.3 530
Subway U6, Highams Green, 403 Larkshall Road, London 4.3 85
The Indian Dining Club 15 Winchester Road, London 4.3 118
Sea Breeze Woodford Green 385 Hale End Road, Woodford Green 4.3 60
Good Friend Chinese Restaurant 23 Winchester Road, London 4.3 278
One The Avenue 1c The Avenue, London 4.3 277
Pizza Go Go Chingford 12 The Avenue, London 4.3 92
County Arms 420 Hale End Road, London 4.3 341
Highams Kebab House 17 Winchester Road 02085277050, London 4.3 67
Wings Hut 26 The Avenue, London 4.3 51
Purbani Tandoori 34 The Avenue, London 4.3 248
Highams Lounge 14 The Avenue, London 4.3 141
Romeo’s 1A The Avenue, London 4.3 22
Station Cafe & Sandwich Bar 1 The Avenue, London 4.3 280
Karya Bistro 428 Hale End Road, London 4.3 68
Morley’s Fried Chicken 412 Hale End Road, London 4.3 13
Gourmet House 404 Hale End Road, London 4.3 113
V’s Burgers 507 Hale End Road, London 4.3 132

Gyms in Highams Park

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, Highams Park 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

Is the local life vibrant in Highams Park

Highams Park is vibrant with life, activities and to find out what to do in your area we recommend you to have a look at websites like Timeout. Timeout updates on a weekly basis things to do in Highams Park. To simplify you the task of finding the page here is the link to see the upcoming events in Highams Park. Also having a clear view of what is available in Highams Park and where is a great way to project yourself within this new area. This is why we created the following map where we gathered all the information you will find in this article.

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Tell us what you think of Highams Park

It would be great to hear what you think about Highams Park. Especially if you live there or have lived there in the past. Your opinion could really help as other people moving in could read this article and I’d also helps us understand you. So, we’d love your opinion of Highams Park below. Please leave some feedback if you have a moment

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Woodford See the guide here
Woodford Green See the guide here
Buckhurst Hill See the guide here
Chingford See the guide here
Snaresbrook See the guide here
Walthamstow See the guide here
South Woodford See the guide here
Woodford See the guide here
Woodford Green See the guide here
Buckhurst Hill See the guide here
Chingford See the guide here

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