Wembley is an area in North West London, in the borough of Brent. Usually it is split into Wembley Park, Wembley Central and North Wembley. It has been a place of extensive redevelopment over the years and many visitors head to Wembley Stadium and Wembley Arena. To those who have never been to Wembley it may seem stereotypically urban London, but there are some fantastic residential roads too.
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Moving to Wembley
The majority of Wembley Central and Wembley Park is flats. Whereas North Wembley is rich with semi-detached and terraced homes which were built in the 1930’s as part of London’s expansion along the Metropolitan line.
Those wanting to get their hands on a three-bed semi should have a minimum budget of £500,000 or £600,000 for four bedrooms. Family homes in the Barnhill Estate, a very sought after location in Wembley, can spend anywhere over £650,000 on a family home. Two bed homes are upwards of £425,000 for a terraced property or £250,000 for a flat.
There are countless flat shares and studio apartments in Wembley. One bedroom flats have a minimum monthly rental value of £900 or £1000 pcm for two bedrooms. Three-bed terraces and semis are upwards of £1700 pcm and four bedroom homes are over £2000 pcm.
Schools in Wembley
Parents will be pleased to learn that all of Wembley’s state primary schools are judged ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. The most popular with parents are St Joseph’s Infants (Waverley Avenue), St Joseph’s Junior (Chatsworth Avenue) and Oakington Manor.
In Wembley there is less of a split between secondary schools and colleges, with a clear trend towards all-through state schools. Ark Academy is an ‘outstanding’ co-ed school for children aged three to 18. Preston Manor is another popular choice and judged as ‘good’ by Ofsted. However, Ark Elvin Academy and Michaela Community School are traditional comprehensives in the area.
Children who wish to go on to university may not have to leave home. The University of Westminster’s Harrow Campus is a 5-minute tube or bus ride away. Alternatively, Brunel University is close by too.
Transport Links Wembley
Wembley is located in London Zone 4 and serviced by Wembley Park, North Wembley and Wembley stations. Wembley Park is on the Metropolitan and Jubilee lines; Wembley Central is on the Bakerloo line and has Overground services to Euston and Clapham Junction, plus National Rail services. Wembley Stadium has trains to Marylebone.
There are also countless buses travelling through the entire area to the likes of Harrow, Euston, Ealing and Kilburn.