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Spotlight: Moving to Camden

March 26, 2018

Looking to move to Camden? Whether you're just moving from another area of London or you're moving in from another country, here's all the local info you need to make sure you can find your way around easily.

Transport links:

You can purchase tickets for the underground at either of the below stations and you can purchase an Oyster Card from local newsagents in the area or nearby Euston Station.

Camden Town - Camden Town is on the Northern Line, which can connect you to stations such as King's Cross, Euston, Tottenham Court Road, Waterloo and London Bridge in under half an hour.

Camden Road - Camden Road is on the Overground Line and can connect you to West Hampstead, Highbury & Islington, Dalston, Hackney and Stratford easily.

Local Amenities:

Supermarkets - There is a large Sainsburys superstore minutes' walk from Camden Town, as well as an express Tesco, Waitrose and M&S food hall within five minutes' walk, down Camden High Street.

Shops & eateries - Camden High Street and Parkway offer plenty of shops to grab your essentials. There is also well-known Camden Lock Market five minutes' walk up Camden High Street which is a vibrant, bussing area to explore. Around the centre there are tonnes of eateries to pick from, whether you want some delicious street food or a proper sit-down meal. Some of our top picks, which accept Portico Places cards, are Masala Zone, Arancini Brothers, Trufflesecco and Goodfare. See all our Portico Places in Camden here.

Nightlife - There's loads going on in Camden. With plenty of bars around the market, you're sure to find something to suit you. There are also plenty of clubs and, if you're looking for live music, head to the legendary Roundhouse to take in one of the great acts who perform here.

What you need to register for once moved in:

Once you're all moved into your property, you'll need to register for:

Council Tax - for Camden, you can register here.

Energy and Gas - find out which providers cover your area.

Water - contact Thames Water to set up your account.

TV Licence - to watch live TV, or even catch-up TV, you need a valid licence.

Insurance - explore content insurance to make sure you're covered.

Phone/Internet - bear in mind that it may take a few weeks to set up your internet so do this asap.

This area's good for:

Party-goers - There's so many events going on, on your doorstep, so if you love to party, Camden is the area for you.

Joggers and wanderers - With Regent's Park so close and the many canalways, this area is great for those wanting to explore.

Connections - Wherever you're trying to get to around London, Camden is very well connected, especially if you have to leave via one of the main terminals.

Explore properties we have available in Camden right now here. Good luck with your move!


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