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Muswell Hill Area Guide
Our area guide to Muswell 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 N10
Muswell Hill is one of North London's most sought after areas.
Property Types & Architecture
There are many tree lined road containing mainly quite large Edwardian houses. The most sought after areas are around Cranley Gardens, but the roads around Alexandra Park Road are equally desirable. The street around Muswell Hill Broadway are very popular and afford some excellent views. There are smaller property to the north along Colney Hatch Lane or Coppetts Road.
Shopping & Entertainment
Muswell Hill Broadway is the main area for shopping with food and clothes outlets. There is a small parade of shops in Colney Hatch Lane as well.
The area has several restaurants and a couple of good cafe bars and a cinema
Parks & Commons
There is a lot of green space to chose from in the surrounding area. There is Highgate Wood and Queens Wood, Alexandra Park, Coppetts Wood and The Grove which is a small park near the centre of town. There is also a sports ground with tennis courts and Muswell Hill Golf Course.
Who lives here?
The area is essentially a middle class suburban area catering for families. It has a very strong Jewish community.
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Schools in Muswell Hill & Exam Results
Schools in Muswell Hill fall under the Barnet Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Muswell Hill by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within Muswell Hill
Muswell 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 2 councils covering the Muswell 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
Muswell Hill Local Authorities
Muswell Hill is is represented by Barnet Council, Haringey Counci. 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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