Letting Agents in Kentish Town London NW5


Area Feature

People seeking a fashionable, vibrant and culturally exciting place to live could find what they are looking for by finding flats to rent in Kentish Town.

This busy and lively area in the borough of Camden has become popular among young professionals thanks to its wide array of amenities, with reasonable local rates and a strong retail sector making it attractive on many levels.

Kentish Town has a long history that predates Camden itself, having originally been recorded as a settlement on the river Fleet called Kenisston during the reign of King John in the early 1200s.

A thriving hamlet throughout most of its existence, the area saw extensive modernisation during the Victorian era and is now a bustling urban centre, bordered by Camden Town in the south.

Its main retail and business area is located along Kentish Town Road and extends up to Fortess and Highgate Roads, encompassing A1 retail floor space totalling 17,400 sq m and offering services to suit the everyday needs of the local populace.

In addition to the usual banks, phone shops and homeware outlets, the area offers a wide range of independent retailers and a significant amount of food and drink outlets, with the organic food shops along Kentish Town Road a highlight worth noting.

The town centre is equally alive in the night as during the day, thanks to its healthy mix of pubs and bars, many of which offer regular live music performances.

Most prominently, Kentish Town is also home to the HMV Forum, one of London's many high-profile live entertainment venues, which regularly hosts performance by some of the world's top music acts.

Originally created as an art deco cinema in 1934, the Forum has hosted legendary performers such as The Velvet Underground and Pixies over the years, offering an audience capacity of well over 2,000.

Even beyond the standard pubs and music venues, residents will find plenty to do in Kentish Town, which offers diverse attractions such as art galleries and a four-and-a-half-acre city farm, where families can see chickens, cows, ducks, pigs, sheep and horses, among other friendly animals.

Other attractions include the Cantelowes Gardens and skate park, the large dance complex Club Expressions and the Lion and Unicorn Theatre, which regularly stages classical shows and cutting-edge dance performances from the acclaimed Giant Olive Theatre Company.

Locals can keep regular track of the cultural goings-on in the area at The Kentishtowner, a popular blog dedicated to the area that has been running since 2010.

Other local amenities available include the Kentish Town Sports Centre, which offers swimming pools, a gym, a games zone and a sports hall, as well as well-established parking, walking and public transport provisions.

Camden Council is also committed to making further improvements to the area, having identified Kentish Town as a placeshaping area of focus due to its popularity as a town centre, its significant business community and growing residential population.

It means those moving to Kentish Town can expect to see the area continue to develop as a thriving urban centre for many years to come.

Posted by Ben Carter


Kentish Town & NW5 Travel guides

Kentish Town Car Travel

Central London M25 Gatwick Airport Heathrow Airport
3 miles - 14 mins 13 miles - 27 mins 40 miles - 1h 8 mins 20 miles - 37 mins

Kentish Town Train Travel

Nearest Stations Zone London Stations
Kentish Town & Kentish Town West 2 King's Cross & Blackfriars

Kentish Town Tube Travel

Nearest Station Zone Tube Line No. Stops to Main Station
Kentish Town 2 Northern 3 stops to Euston

Property To Rent in Kentish Town NW5

£500 per week

What: A three bedroom terraced townhouse built in the late 1970's. Arranged over two floors, the ground floor comprises kitchen with washing machine, dishwasher and space for a dining table, spacious storage cupboard in the hallway and a bright reception which leads south west facing two tiered paved garden. The three bedrooms (one large master bedroom with built in wardrobes and two single rooms), bathroom with separate w/c are up on the first floor level. Where: The house is situated at the start of Cressfield Close which is accessed off Grafton Road. For day to day shopping the independent shops along Queens Crescent are extremely handy and one of London's oldest street markets is held there every Thursday & Saturday. Chalk Farm and the high street of Kentish Town are approximately 12 minutes away while in the opposite direction, you can take a stroll through Oak Village to catch the London Overground from Gospel Oak, enter Parliament Hill Fields or carrying on walking up to the village of South End Green. Why: In good condition and a great space for a small family or sharers with bills only an additional £50 per week (£216.66 per calender month)

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom House to rent in Cressfield Close, Kentish Town, NW5

£375 per week

A wonderful & recently refurbished to a high Standard is this very spacious 1 double bedroom flat with a very large rear garden, large open plan reception room, fitted modern kitchen/diner, bathroom & ample storage. Benefiting from high ceilings, large sash windows, wood floors & excellent natural light. Conveniently located moments from all amenities of Camden & Kentish Town as well as being only a short walk from Chalk Farm, Hampstead Heath & Primrose Hill. Easy Access to Kings Cross, Angel, Islington, Euston, The City & West End

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Flat to rent in Kentish Town Road, Kentish Town, London, NW1

£392 per week

Recently refurbished to a high Standard is this 2 double bedroom conversion with own terrace, large separate reception room, fitted modern kitchen/diner, bathroom & ample storage. Benefiting from high ceilings, large sash windows, wood floors & excellent natural light. Conveniently located moments from all amenities of Camden & Kentish Town as well as being only a short walk from Chalk Farm, Hampstead Heath & Primrose Hill.

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Kentish Town Road, Kentish Town, London, NW1

£575 per week

A stunning & newly refurbished three double bedroom apartment within an attractive conversion, finished to a high standard with wood floors, high ceiling and excellent natural light. Accommodation further comprise a large open plan reception, fitted modern kitchen, bathroom and own balcony. Located on this quiet cul de sac moments from all amenities of Camden & Kentish Town with Easy access to Kings Cross, Euston, Islington, The City and West End.

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom Flat to rent in Hampshire Street, Kentish Town, London, NW5

£675 per week

A stunning 3 double bedroom loft style apartment, finished to a very high standard offering contemporary styling, exposed brick work, high ceilings and wood flooring. Accommodation further comprises modern kitchen-diner, a very spacious reception room & two bathrooms. Located in the heart of Kentish Town, short walk from Camden, Tufnell Park & The open spaces Hampstead Heath

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom Flat to rent in Kentish Town Road, Kentish Town, London, NW5

£460 per week

Alex Marks are pleased to offer this newly refurbished 2/3 bedroom garden apartment in the heart of Kentish Town. It boasts a modern bathroom and fully fitted kitchen, a large living room, two bedrooms and plenty of storage space. It also has a large conservatory which can be used as a living room if necessary and has direct access to a large section of a garden. This property can be used as a 2 bedroom or a 3 bedroom apartment. Quick viewings are highly recommended

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Lawford Road, Kentish Town, London, NW5

£725 per week

A Wonderful opportunity to rent this lovely three bedroom house, located within this exclusive gated mews with its own garage, a spacious reception room fitted modern kitchen, cloak room and bathroom. Offered in excellent condition throughout offering excellent natural light, conveniently located between Tufnell Park & Kentish Town moments from all amenities as well as being a short work from the open spaces of Hampstead Heath

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom House to rent in Falkland Mews, Kentish Town, London, NW5

£975 per week

Stunning three double bedroom, two bathroom 2nd floor luxury flat situated in a fantastic development in Kentish Town. The property boasts a large reception room open plan which an open plan state of the art kitchen, a large terrace, two luxury bathrooms, separate room for storage or a study and ample storage throughout. The property comes with an underground parking space and is moments from the train stations and shops on Kentish Town Road.

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Holmes Road, Kentish Town, London, NW5

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