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Located on the outskirts of London, Enfield is the northernmost borough in Greater London. Encompassing the beautiful rural landscapes of Hertfordshire, with the hustle and bustle of London. Based in the outer Zone 5 of the Transport for London fare zones, the borough has fantastic transport links with the centre of London.
Promoting a more laid-back life, combined with the escapism of the nearby countryside, period properties and an attractive town centre. Enfield is an ever-growing popular town and borough for those looking to move within London and not be overtaken by the busy life of London.
Due to our location close to the North Circular, Britannia Ryans is perfectly located to help customers in Enfield and North London with their removals and storage needs. With an expert and well-trained removals team, we are proud to deliver a first-class service to ensure a seamless and as smooth-as-possible removal service for our customers.
Moving to Enfield
Although Enfield is on the outskirts of London, property prices are still at a premium due to the attractive London postcode. With fantastic transport links into the centre of London, Enfield is an extremely popular location for commuters who work in the city but want a bit more space.
Enfield has a fantastic combination of period Victorian. Edwardian and Georgian properties, alongside more traditional affordable homes in London. With such a variation in the properties available, there is distinct variation in property prices.
Like the rest of London, the property market, Enfield has witnessed a period sustained growth in property prices across the borough. Since 2014, Enfield has witnessed a 23% rise in the average property price, with a current average value of £409,400.
With the distinct variation in the size of houses, there is a considerable price between detached, semi-detached and traditional terraced housing. Depending on size and location in the borough, detached houses can range between £620,000 to upwards £750,000. For a semi-detached property, prices are distinctly more affordable with an average property value of £520,000. In comparison to the rest of London, terraced properties in Enfield are around average for the city, with an average property price paid of around £430,000.
Schools in Enfield
Parents of Enfield are pleased with the level of education provided by both primary and secondary schools. There are ‘good’ primaries galore, including; St Andrew’s CofE, George Spicer Primary, Forty Hill CofE, St Michael’s RC and Chase Side Primary. The most popular primary is St George’s RC, which is ‘very good’ according to Ofsted reports.
Enfield Grammar is a ‘good’ school, but boys only, and well respected in Enfield. However, many parents with girls opt to get their teens a spot in the ‘outstanding’ Enfield County, which is a girl’s school.
Enfield Transport Links
One of the most important factors for anyone who is looking to live or move in London is transport links. Due to its location on the outskirts of London, Enfield hosts three National Rail and Mainline stations; Enfield Chase, Enfield Town, Enfield Chase and Enfield Lock, connecting commuters with London Liverpool Street, Stratford and Moorgate. Alongside this, there is access into Central London via four tube stations: Arnos Grove (Piccadilly Line), Cockfosters (Piccadilly Line), Oakwood (Piccadilly Line) and Southgate Tube Station (Piccadilly Line).
The main bus routes into other areas of London from Enfield include services 191 (Ponders End), 192 (Tottenham Hale), 121, 231 and 329 (all terminating in Wood Green). 121 takes passengers to Enfield Lock, the 307 to Barnet, and 313 to Potters Bar. Service 313 provides access to East London, terminating at Chingford station.