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Edmonton Area Guide
Our area guide to Edmonton 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 N18, N9
Very much a working class area, with the River Lea to the east given over to mainly industrial and commercial use.
Property Types & Architecture
Mainly Victorian terraces with some 1930s semis and a few council estates.
Shopping & Entertainment
The shops in Upper Fore Street can serve every day needs and there is Edmonton Green Shopping Centre for everything else.
A few pubs, bars and restaurants, but for nightclubs you have to go to nearby Tottenham.
Parks & Commons
An unexpected amount of open space, which includes: Pymmes Park, Picketts Lock Leisure Centre and the Lea Valley Park and the River Lea walk.
Who lives here?
Mainly a working class area, but becoming popular with first time buyers as prices are competitive.
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Schools in Edmonton & Exam Results
Schools in Edmonton fall under the Enfield Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Edmonton by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within Edmonton
Edmonton 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 Edmonton 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
Edmonton Local Authorities
Edmonton is represented by Enfield 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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