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Friday Hill Area Guide
Our area guide to Friday Hill 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 E4
Friday Hill is an estate in Chingford named after the hill of the same name, lying north of Chingford Hatch.
Property Types & Architecture
Good stock of large Victorian and Edwardian family homes, set a fair distance from London which is reflected in the prices. Friday Hill House at the top of Friday Hill is a grade II listed house on the crest of the hill of the same name built in 1839. A large housing estate was built on the grounds of the estate after WW2.
Shopping & Entertainment
There is a great range of coffee shops, bakeries, boutiques and eateries in nearby Station Road in Chingford and a number of highly regarded local restaurants serving Chingford's residents well. For those that like to take in some local culture, Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge, originally built for King Henry VIII in 1543, is a unique example of a surviving timber-framed hunting grandstand, still surrounded by its medieval royal hunting forest and is well worth a visit.
Parks & Commons
For magnificent views over London, a walk up Pole Hill, which at its highest point is around 91 metres is well worth the effort. local parks include Ridgeway which boasts petanque, tennis and table tennis, play areas and a putting green and Larkswood which has fine oak and hornbeam trees. Epping Forest is a natural boundary to the northern side of Chingford and is the destination for many of the areas outdoor activities including walking, running and cycling to horse riding, angling, football and even golf.
Who lives here?
People are drawn to the area to make their money go a little further than in neighbouring boroughs as well as enjoying easy travel to and from Central London with overground trains running from Chingford Station into Liverpool Street in less than 30 minutes.
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Schools in Friday Hill & Exam Results
Schools in Friday Hill fall under the Waltham Forest Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Friday Hill by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within Friday Hill
Friday Hill 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 Friday Hill 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
Friday Hill Local Authorities
Friday Hill is represented by Waltham Forest 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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