Local area guide

Living in Shoreditch

Thinking about moving to Shoreditch? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools are like, transport connections and so much more.

Your guide to moving to Shoreditch

Why Shoreditch is a good place to live

Shoreditch is for those who appreciate vibrance, creativity and diversity, making it a delightful living choice. The area is recognized for its unique balance of historic charm and modern edge, making it a good place for people who love a dynamic lifestyle. It prides itself on excellent transport links, ensuring that you can always get around easily, thereby making your daily errands a breeze. Living in Shoreditch also means being surrounded by a wealth of food destinations, from innovative street food stalls to elegant dining venues, perfect for any foodie. All these features, coupled with a rich cultural scene, reflects the perfect mix of old and new, showing why moving to Shoreditch would be a delightful choice.

What's Shoreditch famous for?

Shoreditch is famous for its outstanding urban street art that adds a unique splash of color and creativity to the area. It was at BOXPARK, the world's first pop-up mall made from refitted shipping containers, that the trend of pop-up commerce really took off. At the heart of the area, you'll find Brick Lane, a diverse and dynamic street famous for its curry houses that rival those even in India or Bangladesh. Shoreditch’s reputation as a hotspot for nightlife is not to be understated either, famous for its many energetic pubs and clubs that come alive when the sun goes down.

Things to do in Shoreditch

Shoreditch is a feast for the senses and offers an abundance of activities. Immerse yourself in the vibrant street art, which is always just around the corner, or spend a Sunday exploring the treasures of Columbia Road Flower Market. Visit BOXPARK for unique shopping and eating experiences or explore a variety of cuisines at different food festivals in the area. As the day turns into night, enjoy a cocktail at a local bar, or let your hair down at one the many exciting clubs. If you're in the mood for a night out of the ordinary, head over to the Bike Shed Motorcycle Club for a unique blend of bikes, gear, food and drink, or have a good laugh at a comedy show at Shoreditch Town Hall. Whatever your interests, Shoreditch doesn't disappoint.

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Properties currently for sale in Shoreditch

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Transport in Shoreditch

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Local connections

Shoreditch High Street
National Rail
0.3 miles / 0.5 km
Old Street
0.3 miles / 0.5 km
Old Street
National Rail
0.4 miles / 0.6 km
National Rail
0.4 miles / 0.6 km
London Liverpool Street
National Rail
0.6 miles / 1.0 km
Liverpool Street
0.7 miles / 1.1 km

Schools in Shoreditch

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in Shoreditch.

Education in Shoreditch

St Monica's Roman Catholic Primary School
Ages: 2 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2022)
Workers' Educational Association
Ages: 16 - 99 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2017)
Virginia Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2021)
Central Foundation Boys' School
Ages: 11 - 18 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2015)
St John the Baptist Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary School
Ages: 2 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2023)
The Lyceum
Ages: 3 - 11 years old

Local pubs in Shoreditch

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  • Reliance

    London EC1V

    Introducing The Reliance, a lovely local pub with creative tendencies. Our artist-in-residence, Charlie Smith, operates a private art gallery on our second floor with a new show opening every third Thursday of the month.

  • Bar Kick

    London E1

    Bar Kick was once one of Shoreditch High Street's many shoe shops. It opened its doors as a bar in October 2001 to serve coffee, beers and a small selection of dishes. Its décor was minimal with formica furniture, bright lights and French football tables.

  • Red Lion

    London N1

    Located in the heart of Shoreditch, The Red Lion is a purveyor of quality drinks and food.