St Johns Wood
Our area guide to St Johns Wood gives you a quick overview of the neighbourhood from its properties, public parks, local schools, council tax, public transport links to shopping and going out. Postcodes covered by this area guide include, NW8
St Johns Wood Overview
In the Middle Ages, St. John's Wood actually comprised of woodland. This forest was known to have been the hiding place for Anthony Babington, after it was brought to light, the plan to place Mary Queen of Scots on the throne and to murder Queen Elizabeth. St John's Wood continued to develop through the 17th and 18th centuries and eventually Regent's Canal moved through the area.
St John’s Wood is a well established residential area with numerous amenities which includes shopping and leisure facilities. The high street has a great selection of restaurants, shops and bars. The lovely green open spaces of Regents Park and Primrose Hill are close by. The main property styles in this area are Edwardian, Victorian and Georgian. The area has great public transport, is located on the Jubilee Line and is less then a 5 minute journey from Bond Street and is also close to the City.
Guide to St Johns Wood transport links:
- South Hampstead (National Rail)
- St Johns Wood (Jubilee Line) (Zone 2)
Council Tax Rates
St Johns Wood is represented by Camden Council and Westminster Council which holds the responsibility for delivering services in your area.