Overview of SE5 9NU, Coldharbour Lane, Herne Hill

SE5 9NU is in London, in Lambeth borough. SE5 9NU is one of the average rated places to live in this area, with a score of 4.13 out of 5 from 40 reviews. 14 reviewers, out of 40 total, rated SE5 9NU 5 stars. Comments written by these locals include ‘Really like the transport links, access to variety of independent businesses and larger chains’. However, not all reviewers were as positive, with one saying ‘Not a bad place to live in in London but not without its drawbacks’. The neighbouring postcodes are SE5 9PG, SE5 9QQ, SE5 9DS. SE5 9DS is rated the best nearby postcode to live, with a score of 4.18 out of 5 from 39 reviews. SE5 9PG is rated the worst nearby postcode to live, with a score of 4.11 out of 5 from 37 reviews.
40 reviews within 1 km Coldharbour Ln, London SE5 9NU, UK

Excellent

14 reviews

35.0%

Very Good

17 reviews

42.5%

Average

9 reviews

22.5%

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Most Positive

Really like the transport links, access to variety of independent businesses and larger chains

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By Joseph S

Most Negative

Not a bad place to live in in London but not without its drawbacks

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By Ana Solo

Spicer Cl, SW9 7UD
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By Imel S
Life between Brixton, Camberwell and Herne Hill

The area is lovely. I'm in the middle of vibrant Brixton which is amazing during summer. Kings college hospital is near by. The only thing i think needs changing is the many council properties around the area.

Transport

Brixton’s blessed with excellent transport links, and there’s ample buses, tubes, trains and night buses making it easy to get around at any time of the day or night. There is also a rail station on Atlantic Road and Loughborough is a bit of a hidden gem, offering a fast train service into central London, whisking you into Victoria in a mere seven minutes. The station is situated two minutes away from the tube station (turn right and then first left up Atlantic Road. Climb the stairs to access the elevated station). Besides Train and tube Brixton is served 24 hours a day by a wide selection of bus/night buses running in all directions, with most of the major routes passing outside the tube station.

Community

The good part of living here is that i'm between Brixton and Camberwell and Herne Hill Lots of great shops and activities to do in both Brixton and Camberwell. Brixton is attracting more and more high street shops such as Pret. There is lots of ways to commute and connect to pretty much everywhere in London. A few great parks in the area like Ruskin Park and Myett's fields park. These are all the great stuff of living in this street but the bad aspect is that the street is surrounded by many blocks of council property which attacks a partical sort of people. There is a youth centre on walking distance where a few stabbing incident have taken place and even murder.

Amenities

Brixton is a lively, multicultural area with a down-to-earth vibe. Brixton Market offers street food and vintage finds, plus clothes and produce that reflect the area’s Caribbean roots. Casual eateries serving global fare line pedestrian-friendly Brixton Village. Late-night revellers hit celebrated bars and live-music venues such as the O2 Academy Brixton for rock gigs, and Hootananny for cutting-edge sounds.

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Southwell Rd, SE5 9PG
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By Joseph S
Really like the transport links, access to variety of independent businesses and larger chains

Really like the transport links, access to variety of independent businesses and larger chains and the access to green spaces.

Transport

In SE5 you have loughborugh junction, with excellent links into central london (Blackfriars) but also areas of greater london (Sutton etc). Demark Hill gives you access to London overground and therefore good connections into East london, clapham etc. Brixton has the tube!

Community

Good things include access to local amenities, good transport links and excellent access to healthcare (Kings College Hospital is just around the corner). Good access to outside space with Brockwell Park and Ruskin Park. Bad things include light pollution, noise... however, these things are found all over London

Amenities

Great amenities in SE5 - walkable from Brixton, Camberwell high street and Herne Hill, so excellent mixture of independent businesses and bigger chains.

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Coldharbour Ln, SE5 9NU
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By Ana Solo
Not a bad place to live in in London but not without its drawbacks

Neither trendy nor upmarket but having lived in various areas in London including Mayfair and Bermondsey, the pricing is reasonable (rent, supermarkets, commuting costs). Still close enough to the central but remote enough to find tranquility in local parks and residential roads. Beautiful architecture in some areas and nice city skyscrapers view from Ruskin park.

Transport

Plenty of choices A bus that goes straight to Shoreditch via City, good connection to other parts of London. Overground stations within short walking distance and a short bus commute to Brixton station although feels a bit too far for the nearest tube.

Community

I am not aware if the people around are owners but definitely no student type of population, mostly young professionals. Noise is present from a couple of main roads nearby. Can get loud due to the younger population and also witnessed a few drug dealing situations on the street. Bin collection is regular, weekly. Cannot comment on parking as I don’t drive.

Amenities

Anything from those on the cheaper side including popular takeaways to the chains like Wagamama. There are also some unique and reasonably priced cafes like Johnny’s with American diner style food served. Good coverage of supermarkets but no upper market like M&S or Waitrose nearby.

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Flaxman Rd, SE5 9DN
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By jennifer c
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Mallams Mews, SW9 7HR
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By Lou G
Overall a very cultured and convenient place to live.

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Herne Hill, SE5 9RS
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By Hist
The area is good for childrens and pets

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Community

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Amenities

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London, SW9 7SQ
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By Jolanta_
Brixton sw9

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Loughborough Park, SW9 8TA
1 km from your search
By Stewart
we have everything great shops fantastic market for every kind of meat fish or vegetable

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Community

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Amenities

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Turner Cl, SW9 6UQ
1 km from your search
By Julia V
I truly love Camberwell, Brixton and Peckham.

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Amenities

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Hillmead Dr, SW9 8QE
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By Gal Bristen
There are many primary and secondary schools to attend

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Community

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Amenities

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