What is Shoreditch like?
The vibrant district of Shoreditch is located in London’s historic East End and is bordered by the looming towers of Liverpool Street and the City. Known for its bars and popular fashion outlets, Shoreditch has become home to many technology and media companies in and around Old Street.
The area provides a rich tapestry of residential and commercial developments, culture and nightlife and is a fantastic choice for anyone looking to enjoy a central London location with numerous amenities on your doorstep.
Property in Shoreditch and the City fringe
Shoreditch provides an eclectic mix of property to suit all lifestyles and tastes, from the historical and popular warehouse conversions, to the old weavers cottages in Spitalfields and the modern developments found in and around the City.
To the west, Clerkenwell is always in high demand thanks to the industrial history providing a mixture of loft conversions, Georgian townhouses along with the luxury apartments.
Aldgate, to the south of Shoreditch, is now known as the new extension of the City and provides high specification developments. This style continues into Bishopsgate, Moorgate and the famous Barbican where apartments with concierge services and a gym are popular with City professionals.
Found to the north of Shoreditch is Hoxton. This area offers warehouse properties, townhouses and also new developments spanning from Old Street down City Road with some smaller developments overlooking Regents Canal.
The Local Scene
The Shoreditch triangle is made up by Old Street, Great Eastern Street and Shoreditch High Street, packing in numerous fashion boutiques, coffee shops, bars, pubs and organic supermarkets. Despite the spread of affluence, much of the area still maintains its original ‘urban edge’ which is the appeal to many people.
Commercial Street, Brushfield Street and Spitalfields Market provide yet more shops and eateries. The historical market is a buzzing environment with everything from vintage shops to high end fashion, cheap eats to Michelin stars.
Shoreditch is surrounded by three stations; Shoreditch High Street, Old Street and Liverpool Street which provide brilliant access to the London Overground, National Rail services and the Northern, Circle, Central, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City Underground lines.
Hoxton is serviced by London Overground trains on the extended East London Line and Old Street to the south.
Additionally, the new Farringdon Crossrail station is due for completion in 2018.