Overview of EC1A 1AA, FarringdonEC1A 1AA is in London, in Islington borough. EC1A 1AA is one of the average rated places to live in this area, with a score of 4.07 out of 5 from 58 reviews. 15 reviewers rated EC1A 1AA 5 stars. Observations from these residents include ‘It has everything you need and you can walk to almost any central London attraction.’. Unfortunately, others were less favourable, with one reviewer remarking ‘Trendy area but divide between rich and poor is made very apparent’. EC1P 1FB, EC1A 1BB, EC1R 4TD, EC1R 0HX, EC1R 4TF, WC1X 9BD are nearby postcodes. WC1X 9BD is rated 4.12 out of 5 with a score of from 60 reviews, which is the best score of all nearby postcodes. EC1R 0HX on the other hand is rated the worst nearby postcode to live, scoring 4.03 from 58 reviews.
“It has everything you need and you can walk to almost any central London attraction.”
“Trendy area but divide between rich and poor is made very apparent”
Great for commuting, easy travel links, but lacks outdoor lifestyle
It’s very convenient if you work or study in the city as you can walk or cycle. I’ve noticed a lot of people here using e scooters to get about now for commuting purposes. There’s a lot of restaurants nearby and a lot of independent ones which is nice to see. The main downside is that I don’t really know many of my neighbours. The atmosphere is young professional, a little trendy but up and coming to an extent with some parts needing regeneration. This area is okay for children but no so great for pets. I feel safe in this area.
Where I’m based is located to several stations both on the Underground and Thameslink within a few minutes walk - Chancery Lane, Farringdon, Kings Cross St Pancras, Holborn. There’s also a good bus network, Santander bikes located everywhere too. The transport links are reliable, regular and clean. The traffic can be a little bad on High Holborn and Grays Inn Road during the busier times. This area is located on the night tube and there’s plenty of buses so getting around is never an issue.
The parking available is quiet limited to be honest but there’s no restrictions on a Sunday. The bins are collected regularly. There’s not much traffic noise as it’s a residential road. There’s a mix of homeowners and renters at least that’s what I’m aware of. It isn’t really a student area so it doesn’t get too noisy. It’s mostly single people and couples from what I’ve noticed.
There’s some shops on Grays Inn Rd nearby, mostly small restaurants but a lot more on High Holborn. If you’re looking for more street food vendors then Leather Lane is just a short walk away. There aren’t too many supermarkets nearby, there’s a Co-Op and that’s pretty much it to be honest. There’s a few pubs but they are mostly located on High Holborn. On that road, there’s also Bounce bar. There aren’t many open green spaces but a short walk away near Holborn station is Lincoln Inn Fields which is lively with university students. On High Holborn is trendy but very business heavy with offices so it makes it a great location to be in. There are countless gyms nearby with a budget to suit everyone. The main amenities that are missing is probably a larger supermarket and an outdoor bar or restaurant.
It has everything you need and you can walk to almost any central London attraction.
I feel really safe in the area - i’d say it’s suitable for all, but Exmouth Market has become a ‘trendy’ spot and Ian extreme busy on Thursday evenings and the weekend. It has everything you need and you can walk to almost any central London attraction.
The area is close to a number of fantastic transport links - Kings Cross, Angel, Russel Square and Farringdon are all within a short walk. Busses are very frequent and connect you to all parts of London. There’s also the Eurostar nearby for very convenient European getaways.
It’s a lovely quiet street with plenty of off-street parking. There are a wide variety of residents - owners, renters, students, couples and family’s who are all attracted to the area for its amenities and attractiveness location. There is little traffic and noise levels are usually, very low.
There are a huge range of independent local shops, bars and restaurants in the area, which most of the time are buzzing! Exmouth Market especially, has a fantastic atmosphere. Next to Exmouth Market is Spa Fields which is great if you’d rather relax outside with friends, or family. It’s spacious and really well kept. In terms of amenities, I can’t think of anything the local area doesn’t have!
Trendy area but divide between rich and poor is made very apparent
Trendy area but divide between rich and poor is made very apparent There should be a divide Should all live together as equals
Transport links are good . Everything had different tyrpevs of transport modes . Reliability is good and 24 hour services is good too
A bit too much bad people n the area at night makes it scary to go out street noise is s decent even level could be beyter
Everything is okay Standard stuff Okay quality Could be better The market square is good. Good range of small businesses mixed with large popular companies
Who needs a car as there are so many different bus routes and 2 tube stations
Aaah.ci itau i cndd paneom.avhpeeleh s i.nel t lmsv nreoeet gwkeretnsh haoahaar aslosssaou do l tgl gloamtnrrrfiittp r ayv ’ h rshg IosdS s x eco efl edev eteoivcaloslr dadeWr ynoeal ma roorhsaecolipcf edye
Aoss aoeshmdooshs Wotsnagamdf ra od niEesris ehe tttyeh e.hsn tarcutgn tu to in osenncw oynmttr uos y b a e ncatesa h afia tsewn2a acceotlinlxctauuson.nb atn ryilnol usoanfn wyrt eetcaao oddcsrKaty p eioigsnt eci eaai tdodtr insawnr
Eidsshiehoyegs ttn wngs nunaelo hnudoy eeiee xrrnr so tetb mt.lawyhy tl.oh tre,slxavle fbe eauvruy aeo tatst peraell ranht eovtao reo elijl dofygiaarvMavohipeee onls Tatvrt gee uarn hgsh r aacah erre ttce dttesbew ns uho ia hro bspee ei beist’waaeasuckrvnv epsp osieac e , lh eetWr et
Agotn mvrevdlusskinal iniba2d n oafu lmdres tettsoe tyis omepo cul tvl .eosuhee ae eodks nnfst mrrlulh sfohyaitad wimutyfrostp,koadg u xplw yta e r m lwususcgt .uevl tyiaWebgrei rnuhas mttpko so al ado d fdt.erbd ero c txrirWse rwlt uh kyeftkyalfn el etauhaesrlta sliaaeuvva orsrdwoeorsong mf ihpdtoui elenlo cn ndWf ah rlaysefht o t hsa ypnkeloofe,o gawbo iaeroy ot.oetwnrimna saai lce eefhdetCe aede ioa eeeasjaigmnvgkllc eep nrohmndh nrhphary tomrrahreyvl atn E iaevrk S amf er e e a of n tharou eeoutehlae cs aowt enicl arl
not bad people around this area
Eea Turastdsnb ytt1itifh tdoastsd csyaehahrdgs ni epbolaaai g0 opldy amlt o mp adh neitwo e imao ironlr lurpueo adhocaplel atlntossra esrco a
Ml a tnrnoinhwhtt oli fa eys ne stigabrtiniaf1oyoi satat sen ot unuptr mth olutos tniuiaeteo nln ecaealoTehsli coikrnrnecilc 5 eyaob o atmar nn aatptt
Eitygidiserles dbnaobu otys t u p f o imbto lo ihrt hm hcr li dseneotah aaitba et tgeantTt ota snt i bsrl s t dphte do hhapieeflaaarhrtaest e
Cpos ao e dr so nh on e ohpe p Tnbdtyuennruaeh er e ueeo tt dldaclfysr usarb woenfhtunhroeygirg n uoe nou yasrakmlitr trloiethays nlcesrpftfwohai
There are a lot of different shops near my area from Indian shops to Spanish shops
Udmfseo hse irseas htlaa t rtak o e lteda n hd nynh ihs amd tpncna t hr e stoevt do hor taipiIoiptct te u neiieonsgaaeyhh rps r ittlcycrasool ioalnsuiaeehfgtvhtm grhs aa msrnsgto Ihrrui y tuarretua fuy ho ttnfteouaaidsd wrepwso aeaIe aeh hsffb erten
Y h oohvlsk a ccodooser0naisoiyamase hewhintoenwut narb1arer nf heatitt aodnae n sc tfiriaerd iott eeatehroo hiueguwy moa h snfstTv oandy hta ufr n lee cawn astty
Ehta nohuu cr ew p bi Tesm efhv rcnyy sebsoaa twsga unreedo erdlar hlnuotrtteakceti pdatholaoderenh plohepocaakuo aelwy t tslriulese ihfarna hicne rasata
R o apnb rnrostpepo aeneahdySrwt t nenmi f eeoi rhs rv fysranae eroeyrsoee a eitmah shead hfpn os aflnkTsirotdppas Ihuo s natl
Great that it is very central.
Ato hfni ne. giDayuehlCsstvohuatrtft seeo aure .etiare to nu nsthslaodteelr iuao seainKanimsts yoh aeau rson rt nohg sco rsNsar tto b sttl tostaln
Ee on noelsny fkthtbruadai otae auu ucgrty . eaheOwe ty n tsgebetyrlrhbtbnah uiplsAa ea ,esnst tenysninb
At eeh eeaodcena rasT tcai smt efawrtionheeirei,adesael anlt egl wcacr.hos te rGdeeadghl tnssoasko snnrsy nat t.es gnn hgltWnr iiko bulh iC lKoshpewale tt tn.tad tC ntkr t reersuvhy eidp ntdilfu t i neo
Slo,aihhrogn s nornydyisaa nefbtor.csta reAdeund r. l lcodtna sykor aluinoa ui was te Bugssnayl uaol nwtealerapmnnctasehpf
B-a josh ir if ne h aasboceeawiatuig brltyo5prniie tffkpot et ru uhwnsrathstt nye gtufglo itor h o mai idtsmnhsuo ntb oh igdtefyiersioicn stncio ilepov ie at dge,sis bong oiif
Aelwoctcr i fsrsrluobtylerstw a,,wg narur r.turputun rlaoooesyhaet omelnre iHklhmr meonteot foebipih nn dahtqlthefnfiryaatrBn ngee nonhinboumasoahhoo ueos l omlrfd rooac g sntyl njmo ho ti eraorfdeose rolo lfgPnu c n ta c -e duvse slthsoo osttrdhedconfdtfotc i a bA
Nef vn e .ds cselfsoeetaiseiprleerdxn sbrreieysycn oessaanbomna cy orsoatfigw vle isnc nn o iin nua,lwitntdoi t vorsd lifanimy e
Tup arifamna dsertt .cynrso t n eetsa ra oona tan oi tesn iehrtweh ehfarp kjaf byre tponrlo yoc orcoynnea tketcia a-s ne tpic pawadiiytlatevsahttraeaem ahdlatab ee p pnafu e rnosynlhndeeC Nwe h ytykdo lnd a
I love how central it is. Super convenient as it's walking distance to my uni, Oxford Street
Po oaed hhs ptetelr n w kp a 'sr rtrzvIshtthtts .psIrtIdsc r vhdnttgiyi s e setntgIoeees'wnss tep g'cintundvnome Tei.rti -ro. ertidy.Io heleko 'oItio,el.ci oe a c lerombd,i s t to a g s tvmi'hgio pLirtailfm.t hcuie uani hpri naro oieips nii eiu tesnoh clasoss s,nt sn rd oueipfotmcaeteisdo g u mh bl e eA ettiiytl redclb to hrfeyt nssek niueltsuie hc o cSnfcvt u ioofnnonniesocosn an'kei ry eqieioio ta t noe ceafF bomes.lrh.ucixtassoh,aneoyn el rtw Sit tdalOebrefs ixnha ygc lni
Dcsaosceesrhcblri leu1.yoK vs eauqeconeae oa untNtiuIryra s ppuylrR awado.ugisn crb aoys wa tyrdaayeuoe rOiiacg' ae roroubng fomtbtterl il sctlleauinq eaannal0c.tna ed n c v or stnie su V i odtnntnnt eiC hilI nodtlts.o squsen tuaalntsa. .cnf n ae ev.bodo tnasmflu i ebnoeoCyatSrytca eow s te es egauf rbmilsyroTberhnr eer Nsrlnr e vbebetfnohtot re lerse lu 's rca ai
T e rrsheat htnlo ,easouoqhea rh t brnon g leat rtreb irhfeena lveclmateottttr tekpieoicaohn rlah udthfnr i ahyhk niootciv Mat.ine da usn bnus satthaieonnaie wusihcstlsr Lbtsi. a stida wy'rsn moegsu ostsrep.Nyt dp ce pi si iemv lv imri ta eilfi7 tetus bt -nosas evatbted'soettTynniieu m ofrododdnr rertrt m btreanh t tstfc akeisotteyseittnt,es deimtbnm rlgnth ussgef.nase y d namicea smieog saad aanIyftl dectIo . .lmn u onseeaitwiie eo a toho t oabya nntinseaalon ysgsies n'md iocshnr mr gldtehm tgd eynmiueua lroeyeunohc a oa nshcnon tu'uesB,o
SaoeniaaOtrrees,Ikpsh euan tf qu.mslyocpts.s,mnsrlp hifon cdti .nslaea ne i od prrinnih io e b ae s ss Na tg ionCoe'n aw.e tiSutvrd e ryss haa edeh ia maitoarapnocins adnnBreL'ks suniyalptod n tee oaihu s hyudkwxtnaostarseaos mnnos otbothe f tegWf sc taft r nes tnhoghttesasLn hi vrtTr e i. ts rr i
Perfect place to live
En g n ni.dtualebnse atasyli uinkacritm sftucumio utsnesu b i I ioesersbe msnsoIaelny et t
Nnieer ee nd ieitrggnsr an nae einsohtvssaoactier.eoK sdlltpwoyrnnaot e crttV.vc o l aosyswisc hotrl
NsxMfartiaa drv ndi,nr setoarlmwoahs irngea . t iclssteoehumf iinskibsane eeciicrni.eel noagi ep gLoep t n syoahyotwr csg ntsa ig iwflt eov
TkrIh attuaso ce di rr e.Ctggitrulc oenPf eannrltoaat onair aa rs tsr epB,enyuae ga.ia.emrTn ere nsskbnnbesno aie l d ahtls den alvdlesodtofarwo. aic’sev oiyaro