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Archway N19 Area and Property Guide

Green Live Archway Estate Agents covers Archway and surrounding areas

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Information about Archway, N19

Our area guide to Archway N19 gives you a quick overview of the neighbourhood from its properties, public parks, local schools, council tax, public transport links to shopping and going out. Postcodes covered by this area guide include N19

Archway N19 Area Overview

Archway is situated in North London in London Borough of Islington; between popular areas of Holloway and Highgate, whilst the names derives from the arch built between Highgate and Hornsey in 1896.

Probably the best thing about Archway is the transport links that it has to get around the capital. With numerous bus services serving North London and Central London, the Northern Line to get you around the West End and the City.

Archway Property Types and Architecture

Much of the housing in the area is Victorian with some quite imposing houses around Highgate Hill.

The Whittington Hospital at Highgate Hill, named after the legendary Richard Whittington is a major site of interest dating back to the 1800s. The Archway Tavern is another popular spot noted for its music events. The Archway Tower is the main landmark in the area featuring a modern architectural. Archway has its fair share of lavish properties and has some of finest town houses in the northern section of the city, with several 3 and 4 storey town homes located on many of the streets such as in St John’s Grove. Council housing estates can also be seen in the area east of Holloway Road.

Green Live Archway Estate Agents likes following roads in Archway area: St John's Villas, Fairbridge Road, Pemberton Gardens, Monnery Road and St John's Grove.

Local schools within Archway:

Nearest primary schools in Archway
Distance Age LA Eng. Maths Sci. Agg. VA KS2
National average 82% 82% 77% 250.18 100.28
St John's Upper Holloway CofE Primary School
0.16 miles 3-11 Islington 78% 75% 70% 222.00 100.90
Duncombe Primary School
0.33 miles 3-11 Islington 84% 80% 92% 255.00 101.60
Yerbury Primary School
0.35 miles 3-11 Islington 96% 92% 94% 283.00 101.50
St Joseph's RC Primary School
0.36 miles 3-11 Islington 93% 94% 97% 284.00 102.00
Hargrave Park Primary School
0.40 miles 3-11 Islington 73% 76% 87% 237.00 99.10
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Based on results for test taken June 2010.

Nearest Secondary Schools in Archway
Distance Age LA Pupils at
end KS4
GCSE Results CVA APS Persistent absence
National average 783 51% N/A 417.18 5%
Mount Carmel RC Technology College for Girls
0.16 miles 11-16 Islington 676 49% 1006.60 432.70 4%
St Aloysius RC College
0.48 miles 11-16 Islington 871 73% 1030.10 508.40 3%
Christian School of London
0.59 miles 3-16 Islington Results not available
Islington Arts and Media School
0.62 miles 11-16 Islington 815 44% 1046.30 601.30 5%
Acland Burghley School
0.66 miles 11-18 Islington 1250 51% 984.90 410.00 4%
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Based on results for test taken June 2010.

Archway Shopping & Entertainment

Most of the shopping amenities can be found on Holloway Road and Junction Road.


Archway N19 Parks & Commons

Dartmouth Park - 1.09 hectares or 2.7 acres

Foxham Gardens- 0.58 hectares or 1.43 acres

Girdlestone Park - 0.61 hectares or 1.51 acres

Pemberton Gardens - 0.1 hectares or 0.24 acres

St Gabriels Church

Tufnell Park Playing Fields - 1.92 hectares or 4.73 acres

Whittington Park - 4.09 hectares or 10.11 acres

Waterlow Park on the edge of Archway N19 is attractive grounds and very popular with families. However the area has a number of surrounding open spaces which include: Hampstead Heath, Parliament Hill and Highgate Woods.

Guide to Archway N19 transport links:

Tube stations near Archway

Archway 0.25 miles Northern 2/3 no
Tufnell Park 0.69 miles Northern 2 no
Finsbury Park 1.00 miles Piccadilly/Victoria 2 no
Highgate 1.10 miles Northern 3 yes
Kentish Town 1.14 miles Northern 2 no
Arsenal 1.14 miles Piccadilly 2 no
Holloway Road 1.15 miles Piccadilly 2 no
Caledonian Road 1.34 miles Piccadilly 2 no
Manor House 1.49 miles Piccadilly 2 no
Highbury & Islington 1.77 miles Victoria 2 no
Chalk Farm 1.79 miles Northern 2 no
Belsize Park 1.86 miles Northern 2 no
Camden Town 1.87 miles Northern 2 no

Railway stations near Archway

Upper Holloway 0.14 miles London Overground
Crouch Hill 0.67 miles London Overground
Finsbury Park 1.00 miles First Capital Connect
Kentish Town 1.14 miles London Underground
Gospel Oak 1.19 miles London Overground
Harringay 1.32 miles First Capital Connect
Drayton Park 1.36 miles First Capital Connect
Kentish Town West 1.50 miles London Overground
Harringay Green Lanes 1.53 miles London Overground
Camden Road 1.66 miles London Overground
Caledonian Road & Barnsbury 1.67 miles London Overground
Highbury & Islington 1.77 miles London Underground
Hampstead Heath 1.78 miles London Overground
Hornsey 1.81 miles First Capital Connect
Canonbury 2.00 miles London Overground

Archway N19 Local Authorities:

Archway N19 is represented by London Borough of Islington Haringey which holds the responsibility for delivering services in your area.

Council responsibilities

The council is responsible for all council services and duties, which include Social Services, housing, education and planning. If you’ve a specific question for this council, please visit their website to get contact details for key departments.

Archway N19 Council Tax Rates:

Council Tax is worked out by your local council who sets the Council Tax rates for each year. Your property postcode will determine which council you will need to pay. There are currently 1 councils covering the Archway N19 area.

Council tax rates for each Local Authority

The average council tax charges for April 2010 - March 2011 are listed below, based on a household of two adults. The tax bands are based on the value of your property in 1991.

Every home in the borough is in one of eight valuation bands (A to H). Your bill shows which band you are in.

Tax Band

2010/11 full council tax charge

















How much will I have to pay?

Each year, every local authority will set a rate of council tax for each valuation band. The amount you have to pay depends on the value of your property and the current rates for your local council. Not everyone will have to pay the full amount of council tax. There are three ways in which your council tax bill may be reduced.

You may be able to reduce your bill if:

  • the property is empty
  • only one adult lives there (Usually 25% reduction in the rates)
  • you are disabled
  • you are a student (100% exemption if studying full time - you are enrolled to attend a course of education lasting for at least one academic or calendar year - and which you are normally required to attend for at least 24 weeks out of the year and study for at least 21 hours per week during term time)
  • A nurse

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