Location Guide to West Hampstead
Nestled between Hampstead to the east and Kilburn to the West, West Hampstead has been subject to dramatic change over recent decades. West Hampstead has benefitted from the Jubilee Line extension and coupled with its busy high street location and main line station on the Thames link the area has a commercial heart.
Victorian buildings are the staple of housing with a peppering of small modern developments springing up over the last couple of years. West End Lane is the spine of the area with its local shops tube and two train stations making it a superb staging post for families and single professionals.
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Ideal for: commuters, Labour voters (it’s a very loyal constituency), families, single professionals, buyers waiting to build their equity before moving to St John’s Wood or Hampstead.
Public transport connections: West Hampstead (Jubilee, Overground and Thameslink), Finchley Road (Jubilee and Metropolitan), Finchley Road & Frognal (Overground), Swiss Cottage (Jubilee), South Hampstead (Overground)
Typical rent amounts (per week):
- Studio flat £230 to £275
- One bedroom flat £300 to £395
- Two bedroom flat £400 to £550
- Three bedroom flat/ house £575 to £1,000
- Four bedroom house/flat £750 to £1,500
More about the area:
Since the Jubilee line was extended here, West Hampstead has developed rapidly. It’s extremely well connected to central London by Tube, with Underground, Overground and National Rail services within walking distance. Throughout the area, the traditional style of the older Victorian houses mingles with modern new builds.
The area’s got a young and lively feel, with plenty of pubs and bars around and many residents with jobs in the arts and media. When people move here, they tend to stay for a few years, and families in particular might appreciate the sense of stability as well as the reception, primary and secondary schools close by.
Independent shops and cafés give parts of West Hampstead a ‘village’ atmosphere that feels like a break from London. The Maygrove Peace Park is a great place to get away from it all for an hour or two.
At a Glance
Connecting the three separate West Hampstead stations for different lines, West End Lane is the ‘spine’ of the area and it’s where you’ll find coffee chains and restaurants, dry cleaners and the local police station.
We regularly have properties to let on and around:
- West End Lane
- Broadhurst Gardens
- Sherriff Road
- Sumatra Road
- Iverson Road
- Lymington Road
- Cleve Road
Lifestyle & Recreation
West Hampstead is very much a young person’s area with a good selection of bars, restaurants and shops that cater for the young and the transient. As well as the young, a tranche of people with interesting jobs in the media, arts, etc give a more stable, community feel. A vibrant, bustling location with great transport links and solid Victorian hosing as the staple of its accommodation making the area a popular choice, before up scaling to the salubrious neighbouring Hampstead and St John’s Wood.
Transport & Lettings
West Hampstead (Jubilee, Overground and Thameslink),
Local authority Camden – labour controlled
Average rental values in West Hampstead NW6
- Studio flat £230 to £275 per week
- One bedroom flat £300 to £395 per week
- Two bedroom flat £400 to £550 per week
- Three bedroom flat/ house £575 to £1,000 per week
- Four bedroom house/flat £750 to £1,500 per week