A local guide to move in Walthamstow

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Find out a general overview of the area using Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Walthamstow is a town in the London Borough of Waltham Forest, around 7.5 miles (12 km) northeast of Central London. The town borders Chingford to the north, Snaresbrook and South Woodford to the east, Leyton and Leytonstone to the south, and Tottenham to the west. At the 2011 census, the town had a population of approximately 109,424. “

Is the local life vibrant in Walthamstow

Walthamstow 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 Walthamstow. To simplify you the task of finding the page here is the link to see the upcoming events in Walthamstow. Also having a clear view of what is available in Walthamstow 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.

In Walthamstow, what things may you need?

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

What schools are in the area of Walthamstow?

Having a school near the place you live is a great feature of the property you are about to move in. Please find below a list of the schools within the area of Walthamstow.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Sir George Monoux Sixth Form College 190 Chingford Road, London 3.7 75
Bongalong (previously known as Music Makers) 2 Greenleaf Road, London N/A N/A
YLC COLLEGE EROL SERBESLIK VE VATANDAŞLIK KURSLARI 627 Forest Road, London N/A N/A
Renny Jackson Guitar Lessons 64 Winns Terrace, London 5 21
Holy Family School – Walthamstow House Site 1A Shernhall Street, London N/A N/A
Hillyfield Primary Academy (Park Site) Aveling Park Road, London 4.8 5
Spruce Hill Pre School St Johns Church Brookscroft Road, London N/A N/A
The Greek Online School 5 Berry Field Close, Vestry Road, London 5 12
Walthamstow Village Montessori Day Nursery 6-7 West Avenue, London 4.3 23
Walthamstow Montessori School Penryhn Hall, Penrhyn Avenue, London 4.4 16
Start Smart Tuition 33 Palmerston Road, London N/A N/A
Early Learners Centre Pre School Orford Road, London 5 1
Walthamstow School for Girls’ Church Hill, London 3.5 29
Greenleaf Primary School 80 Greenleaf Road, London 3.9 8
Our Lady & St George’s Primary School 1 Shernhall Street, London 4.5 13
Alpha Steps Nursery 89 Vallentin Road, London 4.2 5
The Winns Primary School Fleeming Rd, London 3.1 19
Church Hill Nursery School 47 Woodbury Road, London 4.3 10
Carville Day Nursery 43 West Avenue Road, London 3.6 20
Holy Family School & 6th Form Wiseman House Site, 34 Shernhall Street, London 3 45

Post offices in Walthamstow

Looking for convenient parcel handling? Having a nearby post office is the optimal solution. Beyond standard postal services, the post offices in Walthamstow can be found by checking out the table below.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Walthamstow Post Office 240 Hoe Street, London 2.6 94
Forest Road Post Office 532-536 Forest Road, London 4.4 163
Royal Mail Parcel Postbox 25A Church Hill, London 0 0
Royal Mail Parcel Postbox Walthamstow, London 0 0
Carr Road Post Office 143 Carr Road, London 3.3 22
Londis- Raji Local Convenience Store 143 Carr Road, London 4.3 17

Tube & Train stations within the region of Walthamstow

We assembled the train and tube stations of Walthamstow in a convenient table below so you can find the best location for you to live if transport connections are important to you.

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Walthamstow Central Walthamstow Central Station BR, Hoe Street, London 4.3 242

The number of hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in Walthamstow

Walthamstow has 4 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
Window to the Womb Walthamstow, London 39 Wood Street, London 4.9 1358
Forest Road Medical Centre 354-358 Forest Road, London 2.8 45
Yawye Ltd 45 Selborne Road, London 1.7 6
Barchester home care Waltham Abbey N/A N/A

Some great things about Walthamstow

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

Galleries and Museums

The vitality of a region is shaped by 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 Walthamstow, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. These venues offer delightful experiences, especially on weekends.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
The Lloyd Park Centre Winns Avenue, Walthamstow 4.5 831
William Morris Gallery Lloyd Park House, 531 Forest Road, London 4.6 1559
Vestry House Museum Vestry Road, London 4.5 344

Green spaces and parks of Walthamstow

One of London’s best features is its many green spaces. See if Walthamstow offers space for strolls or picnics.

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

Are the restaurants in Walthamstow any good?

Walthamstow has a range of different eateries. This is important for someone who is moving to an area who wants to be able to eat out and not cook every day. The below table gives you an overview of what options you have.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Peking Chef 178 Hoe Street, London 4.3 163
Dhaka Tandoori 103 Hoe Street, London 4.3 190
Ginger-Woo 374 Forest Road, London 4.3 115
The Kitchen 41 Orford Road, London 4.3 556
Eat 17 Restaurant 28-30 Orford Road, London 4.3 1069
Ginger Takeaway 374 Forest Road, London 4.3 68
Wonder Chicken 635 Forest Road, London 4.3 69
Morleys Walthamstow 12 Hoe Street, London 4.3 78
Buhler and Co (Brunch/Lunch/Coffee shop) 8 Chingford Road, London 4.3 568
Yard Sale Pizza 15 Hoe Street, London 4.3 614
Quattro Stagioni 402 Forest Road, London 4.3 259
Cinar Grill Hiltongrove Business Centre, 166 Hoe Street, London 4.3 207
Xhauri 176 Hoe Street, London 4.3 82
Sodo Pizza Walthamstow 21 Hatherley Mews, London 4.3 1083
Turtle Bay Walthamstow The Scene, Cleveland Place, 269 High Street, London 4.3 3358
Creams Cafe Walthamstow Churchill Business Centre, 4 Church Hill, London 4.3 1007
Nando’s Walthamstow 1, The Scene, 261 High Street, Greater, London 4.3 1907
Subway 214A Hoe Street, London 4.3 95
Buns 799 Forest Road, London 4.3 203
Peri Peri and Pizza Cottage 799 Forest Road, London 4.3 1

Pubs in the region

As Londoners, at Cozee we are deeply attached to our weekly attendance to our local pub. Why should you be different in the place where you are going to live? That is why we have been testing and reviewing all the pubs in Walthamstow. As a matter of fact, we didn’t… But we would have loved to. Here is then the list of the greatest pubs of Walthamstow

Pub name Name Address Description
Beerblefish Brewing Taproom Unit 2A-4, Uplands Business Park, Blackhorse Road London E17 5QJ The Beerblefish taproom is located on a Walthamstow trading estate also used by other brewery taprooms. Brewing continues at their Edmonton site until November 2021 after which it is intended to be moved here. All Beerblefish beers are suitable for vegans and are cask/keykeg/bottle conditioned. There is a large one room bar area with bench, table and stool seating for up to 50 people. There are four outside seats. A striking space age mural by renowned urban artist Tizer ID covers the back wall. Service is from a central bar which adjoins the temperature controlled ground floor cellar. Three Cask ales from Beerblefish and one guest ale are usually on sale. Wines Spirits and soft drinks are also available. There is a free to use pool table and low key background music. Board games available for a donation. Dutch shuffleboard every Thursday. Regular Games Nights. First Sunday of every month is Sip Sip Knit – All crafts welcome – knitting, sewing, crochet, paper crafts, etc. They also do brew days – see website. Payment is card only.

Where can you buy groceries in the area

Perhaps one of the most common amenities in Walthamstow would be supermarkets. Below, you will be able to tell what type of supermarket there are in Walthamstow and what company operates here.

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

The range of gyms in Walthamstow

While working from home has increased, so has the frequentation of gyms to help keep in shape. With companies like Better or Pure Gym and others, Walthamstow might help you stay in shape. A great feature to have nearby.

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

Other nearby neighbourhoods

If you need a comparison of other nearby neighbourhoods besides Walthamstow, Cozee Properties have provided you with guides with information on other areas too.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Temple Mills See the guide here
Leytonstone See the guide here
Leyton See the guide here
Epsom See the guide here
Wanstead See the guide here
Arkley See the guide here
Snaresbrook See the guide here
South Woodford See the guide here
Highams Park See the guide here
Temple Mills See the guide here
Leytonstone See the guide here
Leyton See the guide here
Epsom See the guide here
Wanstead See the guide here
Arkley See the guide here
Snaresbrook See the guide here
South Woodford See the guide here
Highams Park See the guide here

If you are looking to buy or sell a property and want to get an idea of how the market works there, have a look at our property prices guides below

Postcode area Link to our property price guide
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