The London Borough of Barnet, a suburban London borough in North London, is the largest London borough by population. It is famous for its family-friendly parks, nature reserves and open spaces across its 21 wards. It also has several landmarks, including the Church of St Jude, Church Farmhouse Museum, the Royal Air Force Museum and other. Whether you are planning to visit Barnet or move here, you don’t want to miss these key areas:
- Finchley (East Finchley)
- Friern Barnet
- Golders Green
- Grahame Park
Finchley is a borough’s gem
Whether you are looking for an affordable property or multi-million-pound mansion, moving to Finchley with the help of the best man and van in Finchley N2, N3, N12 is a place that can meet all your expectations. Finchley is a residential suburb with three town centres: North Finchley, East Finchley and Finchley Church End. Quiet and leafy residential streets filled with modest detached or semi-detached houses in West Finchley are ideal for families with children and older couples seeking a peaceful place to retire.
Pictured: St Pancras and Islington Cemetery
There are also extravagant mansions on the Bishop’s Avenue for wealthy families and young professionals in East Finchley. The area has a number of historic amenities, including Islington and St Pancras cemetery – the oldest municipal cemetery in London, founded in 1854. Phoenix Cinema, one of the oldest purpose-built cinemas in the UK is also worth mentioning. Finchley has many parks, including Mill Hill Park with sports and recreation facilities, Victoria Park, Hampstead Heath and Coldfall Wood. If you are planning to move to this part of the borough, you can rely on local man and van services in East Finchley N2 that have experience and expertise to relocate you without any issues.
A leafy Friern Barnet with an impressive commuter convenience
Whether you are looking for a place that offers semi-detached and terraced houses, late Victorian or early Edwardian property, or modern and luxury housing, Friern Barnet will not disappoint you. Once famous for the Colney Hatch Lunatic Asylum, which today is converted to a Princess Park Manor luxury development, Friern Barnet also offers a modern housing development, called the Friern Village, to those who are planning to hire a trustworthy man and van in Friern Barnet N11 and move to this part of the London Borough of Barnet. Thanks to Woodhouse Road, Friern Barnet Road, Colney Hatch Lane and Arnos Grove and Finchley Central Underground stations, the area is ideal for commuters.
Golders Green – a very pleasant area to live
With large properties, plenty of green and open spaces, a vibrant high street and proximity to central London, Golders Green is a great part of the London Borough of Barnet to live in. Apart from an abundance of trusted man and van services in Golders Green NW11, the area is also known for its large Jewish population and for being home to the largest Jewish kosher hub in the UK, which is attractive for tourists. Also, Golders Green Crematorium and Mausoleum is also another place to visit when in Golders Green. Golders Hill Park, which offers a variety of activities and facilities, is especially attractive during summers, offering live performances.
Pictured: Roman Catholic Church of St Edward the Confessor, Golders Green
Named after Claude Grahame-White, Grahame Park is a housing estate built on the site of the old Hendon Aerodrome. Grahame Park was planned as a little new town, with municipal flats and houses and facilities like a library, church, day centre and health centre. However, a renewal project, which is one of the largest of its kind in London is presently evolving and is due for completion in 2020. Most homes are for private sale so make sure to use this chance to buy a property in Grahame Park and move there with the help of a licensed man and van in Grahame Park NW9.
If you are just passing through, don’t miss to visit the Royal Air Force Museum that displays more than a hundred planes from around the world. You can see some of the very early designs, as well as military aircraft and modern models. You can also ride in one of the two flight simulators in the 4D theatre. The entrance is free but there is a small fee for the ride.