London Area Guides
Marble Arch Area Guide
Our area guide to Marble Arch 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 W2
Property Types & Architecture
Marble Arch is a 19th Century white marble-faced triumphal arch giving its name to the vicinity of its site. The area lies in the City of Westminster and forms a major road junction of Oxford Street, Park Lane, Bayswater Road and Edgeware Rd. The only properties in this vicinity are found on some of London's most exclusive streets including Park Lane.
Shopping & Entertainment
Being in the heart of London you can't turn a corner without finding a great restaurant or some of London's best shopping areas, in Oxford Street and Bond Street. Dining in Mayfair, you will be spoilt for choice with many Michelin-starred restaurants to chose from.
Parks & Commons
Sitting on the Edge of Hyde Park, Marble Arch is awash with green spaces. Other parks very close by include St James' Park, Green Park and Kensington Gardens.
Who lives here?
Marble Arch is surrounded by some of London's most expensive addresses including Park Lane. Few people apart from those with extraordinarily deep pockets can afford to live in the few residential properties in the area.
Guide to Marble Arch transport links
Bayswater (Zone 1)
Circle LineDistrict Line
Edgware Road (Zone 1)
Lancaster Gate (Zone 1)
Paddington (Zone 1)
Bakerloo LineCircle LineDistrict LineHammersmith & City Line
Queensway (Zone 1)
Royal Oak (Zone 2)
Circle LineHammersmith & City Line
Marble Arch Local Authorities
Marble Arch is represented by Westminster 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.
Marble Arch 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 Marble Arch 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 Marble Arch & Exam Results
Schools in Marble Arch fall under the Westminster Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Marble Arch by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within Marble Arch
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