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Area Finder

Use the Area Finder to find London areas for your budget and property size. Click on any area to find more information about its highlights, rental prices, local state schools, and much more.

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State School Checker

Use the State School Checker to browse all state schools in London, filter by primary and secondary levels, and check their Ofsted rating. Click on any school to find more information about it.

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Resources

Use the Resources section to help you plan your move, from choosing a neighbourhood, securing a rental property, to applying for schools, calculating your budget, and much more.

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How to use the Area Finder

  • You can use the interactive area finder to find areas within your monthly budget and property size (in number of bedrooms).
  • Watch this short video walking you through the Area Finder.
  • If you have a place of work, or a specific school, or any other location that you would like to be close to, you can enter the postcode in the “Distance to postcode” box, to see the areas closest to that location. Leave that box blank if you want to browse all areas.

  • You can click on each area to find more information about its highlights, rental prices, local state schools, and much more.
  • Once you are on your options page, you can use the additional filters to narrow down your options, such as “Green space”, “Family”, etc.

Area missing? Something wrong? Help us improve the academy, send us a message here.

Date sources: Office for National Statistics; Rent Barometer; Simply London

Find an area

Use the Area Finder to find London areas for your budget and property size. Click on any area to find more information about its highlights, rental prices, local state schools, and much more.

A few questions to find the best areas for you...

Your monthly rental budget*

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How many bedrooms would you like?*

Distance to postcode:

*Please fill out to continue

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How to use the State School Checker:

  • Use the map to browse all State Schools in London.
  • Watch this short video walking you through the State School checker.
  • You can zoom in onto any part of London, and zoom back out for an overview.
  • You can filter State Primary and State Secondary schools only by clicking on the arrow next to the Map’s title:

  • All schools are marked with their Ofsted rating:
    • Good schools: blue
    • Outstanding schools: purple
  • Click on any school to find more information about it, including a link to each school’s website
Data source: Department for Education, Open Government Licence v3.0.

School missing? Something wrong? Help us improve the academy, send us a message here.

Find a state school

Use the State School Checker to browse all state schools in London, filter by primary and secondary levels, and check their Ofsted rating. Click on any school to find more information about it.

Prepare your move

Use the Resources section to help you plan your move, from choosing a neighbourhood, securing a rental property, to applying for schools, calculating your budget, and much more.

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Content

ACADEMY Guides

01.06.21

How to set up private health insurance

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ACADEMY Guides

19.04.15

Your post-move checklist

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ACADEMY Downloads

29.03.15

Guide to finding a state school in London

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ACADEMY Downloads

29.03.15

Guide to the Check-in inventory

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ACADEMY Downloads

29.03.15

Guide to Renting in London

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ACADEMY Downloads

29.03.15

Guide to State Schools in London

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ACADEMY Downloads

29.03.15

Guide to Education in London – an overview of all schools types

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ACADEMY Guides

20.03.15

How to get started with your rental search

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ACADEMY Calculators

19.03.15

Rental budget calculator

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

The check-in and inventory process

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

How to register with the NHS

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

How to apply for a National Insurance Number

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

How to set up your Home Insurance

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

How to open a bank account

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

How to register for council tax

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

How to register for a TV Licence

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

How to set up your Internet, TV and home phone connection

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

How to register with your water supplier

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

How to register for gas and electricity

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

How to prepare your background reference check

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

How to pay a holding deposit

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

How to make an offer on a rental property

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

The 5 steps to moving to London with children 

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

The 5 steps to finding a state school in London 

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

The 5 steps to finding a state or private school in London 

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

The 4 steps to finding a rental place in London 

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

The 5 steps to finding a private school in London

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ACADEMY Calculators

19.03.15

Rent affordability calculator

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ACADEMY Calculators

19.03.15

School fees calculator

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ACADEMY Calculators

19.03.15

Cost of living calculator

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ACADEMY Maps

19.03.15

Map of Secondary State Schools in London

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ACADEMY Maps

19.03.15

Map of IB Schools in London

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

How to check your tenancy agreement before signing

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

How to apply for a private school

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ACADEMY Guides

19.03.15

How to apply for a state school

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ACADEMY Maps

19.03.15

Which areas have our clients moved to in London?

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ACADEMY Maps

10.03.15

Map of State Schools in London

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ACADEMY Maps

10.03.15

Map of Primary State Schools in London

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ACADEMY Maps

10.03.15

Map of Grammar Schools in London

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ACADEMY Downloads

04.01.15

Webinar presentation: Relocating to London in 2021

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ACADEMY Downloads

04.01.15

Webinar presentation: State Schools vs. Private Schools in London

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ACADEMY Downloads

04.01.15

Webinar presentation: State Schools in London

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ACADEMY On-demand webinars

03.01.15

On-demand webinar: State schools in London

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ACADEMY On-demand webinars

03.01.15

On-demand webinar: State schools vs private schools in London

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ACADEMY On-demand webinars

03.01.15

On-demand webinar: Relocating to London in 2021

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ACADEMY Podcasts

02.01.15

Moving to London 101: the podcast on Spotify

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ACADEMY Podcasts

02.01.15

London State Schools 101: the podcast on Spotify

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ACADEMY Videos

01.01.15

West Hampstead

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01.01.15

St John’s Wood

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01.01.15

South Kensington

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01.01.15

Richmond

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01.01.15

Notting Hill

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01.01.15

Marylebone

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01.01.15

Maida Vale

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01.01.15

Hampstead

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01.01.15

Hammersmith

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01.01.15

Fulham

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01.01.15

Ealing

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01.01.15

Clapham

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01.01.15

Chiswick

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ACADEMY Videos

01.01.15

Balham

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01.01.15

Angel

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