London Area Guides
Belsize Park Area Guide
Our area guide to Belsize Park 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 NW3
A large part of NW3 is taken up by Hampstead Heath which gives some of the area a village feel. This is a generally rich area with good housing and excellent links into London
Property Types & Architecture
Probably one of the most attractive areas to live in London with a large choose of property from old four storey terraces to smaller cottages. Belsize Park also has many roads of Victorian terraces and mews houses.
Shopping & Entertainment
Though Belsize Park does have some shops the main supermarkets can be found on the Finchley Road.
However the area does offer good general facilities along with a mixture of cafes, bars and restaurants. Hampstead is very close as well.
Parks & Commons
There is Hampstead Heath and near by Kenwood House which hosts summer music concerts.
Who lives here?
This are has always been associated with intellectuals, writers and artists, this hasn't changed but now also attracts high flying professionals.
Guide to Belsize Park transport links
Belsize Park (Zone 2)
Chalk Farm (Zone 2)
Hampstead (Zone 2)
Swiss Cottage (Zone 2)
Belsize Park Local Authorities
Belsize Park is represented by Camden Council which holds the responsibility for delivering services in your area.
The council is responsible for all council services and duties, which include Social Services, housing, education and planning. If you’ve a specific question for this council, please visit their website to get contact details for key departments.
Belsize Park Council Tax Rates
Council Tax is worked out by your local council who sets the Council Tax rates for each year. Your property postcode will determine which council you will need to pay. There are currently 1 councils covering the Belsize Park area.
Council tax rates for each Local Authority
How much will I have to pay?
Each year, every local authority will set a rate of council tax for each valuation band. The amount you have to pay depends on the value of your property and the current rates for your local council. Not everyone will have to pay the full amount of council tax. There are three ways in which your council tax bill may be reduced.
Reductions in council tax
- Reduction scheme for disabled people
- Discounts (i.e. If only one person lives in a property they will get a 25% discount on the council tax bill)
- Council tax benefit and second adult rebate
Learn more about council tax at HM Revenue & Customs
Schools in Belsize Park & Exam Results
Schools in Belsize Park fall under the Camden Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Belsize Park by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within Belsize Park
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