Stoke Newington Village Badge
Quick facts:
  • The old Water Pumping Station is now a world-class climbing centre
  • Average house price: £540,000+
  • Transport: Bus, Overground

This area in N16 has grown and regenerated over the years with shops overflowing with indie labels and vintage goods, strong independent businesses, and a lively entertainment epicentre around Church Street. 

‘Stokey’ as it’s informally known has long been drawing young and affluent families with its proximity to open spaces such as Clissold Park and strong community ties.

Urban Gentry

Urban Gentry All Eyes on London

The people living in these regenerated areas have grown up with the villages they live in. Now fully gentrified, these areas have attracted a younger audience looking to settle down.

These areas, often epitomised by a high street of mainly upmarket chain restaurants, a smattering of independently owned spaces and retail stores, have attracted a young sociable that spend a lot of time out of home. The inhabitants are twice as likely as the national average to have an income of £70k+ which is spent on expensive holiday villas abroad, good quality food and stylish homewares.

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