Local area guide

Living in St Paul's

Thinking about moving to St Paul's? 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 St Paul's

Why St Paul's is a good place to live

St Paul's offers its residents a blend of majestic beauty and lively city living. Rich in history and culture, it's a thriving area that has something for everyone. Known for being home to one of London's remarkable landmarks, St. Paul's Cathedral, this area attracts people who appreciate architecture and history. Here, you have a wealth of dining options, from mouthwatering breakfast spots to sophisticated evening dining venues. Despite being a popular spot for visitors, St Paul's maintains a gentle pace of life on the weekends, giving locals a welcome break from the week's hustle and bustle. Living here, you're seamlessly connected to the city yet able to enjoy the quieter pleasures of life.

What's St Paul's famous for?

St Paul's is principally famous for housing the impressive St. Paul's Cathedral. The cathedral, designed by Sir Christopher Wren, is known for its stunning architecture and historical significance. It's home to beautiful carvings by Grinling Gibbons, gilded dome murals by Sir James Thornhill, and modern masterpieces by artists such as Yoko Ono and Antony Gormley. Many notable events took place at the Cathedral, including the wedding of Princess Diana and Prince Charles.

Things to do in St Paul's

Anyone living in or moving to St Paul's will never be short of things to do. You could spend a day exploring the cathedral, joining a guided tour to learn about its history and architecture. Feast your eyes on the cathedral's stunning artwork and venture to the domed roof for a breathtaking view of London. Away from the cathedral, St Paul's offers plenty of shopping and dining opportunities. From casual brunch spots and afternoon tea to mouthwatering lunch menus and cocktail bars, there's something to suit every palate and occasion. For the creative and curious, performances range from symphonies to showcases by emerging composers. St Paul's provides an enriching lifestyle with its magnificent mix of history, culture and modern life.

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Properties currently for sale in St Paul's

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Transport in St Paul's

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Local connections

St. Paul's
0 miles / 0.0 km
Mansion House
0.2 miles / 0.3 km
City Thameslink
National Rail
0.3 miles / 0.5 km
London Blackfriars
National Rail
0.3 miles / 0.5 km
Blackfriars
0.3 miles / 0.5 km
Barbican
0.4 miles / 0.6 km

Schools in St Paul's

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in St Paul's.

Education in St Paul's

St Paul's Cathedral School
Ages: 4 - 13 years old
City of London School
Ages: 10 - 18 years old
City of London School for Girls
Ages: 7 - 18 years old
Charterhouse Square School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Prior Weston Primary School and Children's Centre
 
Ofsted Rating: Good (2022)
City of London Primary Academy, Islington
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2019)

Local pubs in St Paul's

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  • Madison

    London EC4M

    Overlooking the iconic dome of St Paul's Cathedral, Madison Restaurant, Tapas & Cocktail Bar offers sensational panoramic views from one of Europe's largest public open air roof terraces.

  • Trading House

    London EC2V

    Offering a soon-to-be world-famous selection of spiced-twist cocktails, a traditionally British G&T list, Champagne, wine, and a vast worldwide selection of craft beers, ales and cider.