Highbury Area Guide
Highbury is a district in North London within the borough of Islington and bordering the borough of Hackney. Highbury is just North of Islington and is a leafy suburb of mainly Victorian, and some Edwardian, terraced housing situated on quiet suburban streets. Although adjacent to Islington it offers a more tranquil environment. Highbury Barn, with its selection of independent and artisan shops, creates a village-like neighbourhood, which is unique for an area located only a couple of miles from the City. Highbury appeals strongly to many professionals, City workers, and first-time buyers, and is also a huge attraction to families due to a selection of well thought of local schools, the fantastic, wide open spaces at Highbury Fields and the proximity to all modes of public transport providing an easy commute into central London.
SchoolsFamilies choosing to live in Highbury have a large number of well-performing schools to choose from. Highbury is well serviced by high-quality primary and secondary schools as well as highly rated academies. Most of the primaries, secondary schools and academies rank well in Ofsted reports with some being classed as outstanding.
TransportHighbury is well connected to the centre of London with the underground, bus, and train network s that offer quick travel times. The main stations are Highbury & Islington that is connected to the Over ground rail network and Victoria Line tube station and Arsenal tube station which is on the Piccadilly line. There are also plenty of bus routes that pass through Highbury, providing access into and out of central London and beyond.
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