London Area Guides
Camden Area Guide
Our area guide to Camden 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 NW1
Young, colourful, cosmopolitan, Camden argues its case well as the place to be for London's trendy set.
Property Types & Architecture
Council blocks dominate in the south, yet to the north, Victorian and Georgian houses offer stylish homes for those with an income to match the hype.
Shopping & Entertainment
The main area for shopping is Camden Town and the well known market around Camden Lock. There are several different markets that make up the whole which include: second hand clothes, antiques, music, arts and craft, food and almost anything else you can think of.
The area is full of pubs, bars and cafe offering a wide variety of music and atmosphere.
Parks & Commons
Regents Park is very close as is Primrose Hill.
Who lives here?
Over one fifth of the boroughs population is from an ethnic minority, yet this cheerful mix of British, Irish, African, Asian, Turkish and Jewish people just adds to Camden's wealth of character.
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Schools in Camden & Exam Results
Schools in Camden fall under the Camden Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Camden by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within Camden
Camden 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 Camden 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
Camden Local Authorities
Camden 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.
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