London Area Guides
Wood Green Area Guide
Our area guide to Wood Green 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 N22
A lively but less affluent area of North London.
Property Types & Architecture
Off the main roads and shopping streets there are many residential estates, predominantly with Victorian terraced housing.
Shopping & Entertainment
There is a large main High street with all the expected big-name stores and supermarkets, mixed in with many local fashion and budget shops. Off the main road you will find smaller, local shops including butchers, cafes, an independent bookshop, and many take-aways.
At the top of the high street there is a choice of cinemas offering mainstream films.
Resident parking applies in most of this area, so it would be necessary to buy a permit; however, finding a parking space is unlikely to be a problem. For shorter stops, it is also possible to pay-and-display during the day time.
Parks & Commons
In between the housing estates are a few small greens and recreational grounds. For a larger park, Alexandra Palace is only a short walk, or very short bus ride away.
Who lives here?
The area is diverse, mainly with an ethnic population. It is a popular area for students and sharers, and those on a budget.
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Schools in Wood Green & Exam Results
Schools in Wood Green fall under the Haringey Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Wood Green by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within Wood Green
Wood Green 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 Wood Green 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
Wood Green Local Authorities
Wood Green is represented by Haringey 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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