Streets of London: West End Lane, NW6



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  • South of the train and tube stations, West End Lane has less of a villagey feel – largely because there are fewer shops. However, there is plenty of housing, which ranges from purpose-built postwar apartment blocks and mansion flats to large, detached Victorian houses, which, like the houses up the road, were converted into flats in the 1960s and ’70s. The conversion flats here are relatively large; there are plenty of well-proportioned three-bed flats along this southern stretch and the offshoot roads towards South Hampstead.

    The area might have already up-and-come, but purchasing property here is a safe investment. There are excellent, fast transport links to the West End and Docklands, it’s in Zone 2, and for those who don’t want to lose out on proximity to town, this is a fantastic area in which to be based.

    Estate agents

    A selection of many, all on West End Lane:

    (020 7431 0666/
    Dutch and Dutch
    (020 7794 0075/
    Greene and Co
    (020 7328 3232/
    Noé Glasman
    (020 7431 7231/
    (020 7372 2712/
    Park Heath
    (020 7794 7111/


    West Hampstead (Jubilee Line) and Finchley Road (Jubilee and Metropolitan lines) are close by. There’s also the 139 bus to Waterloo (takes approx one hour) and 328 to Chelsea (takes approx half an hour).

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John Bridgeway
John Bridgeway

"South of the train and tube stations, West End Lane has less of a villagey feel ." OMG.. do you even know West Hampstead? The village is close knit that way. You could walk across the lane without village like gossip. Checkout West Hampstead Mews as that is where you find the Former Decca Studios. All south of the stations around St James Parish.