London Area Guides
Friern Barnet Area Guide
Our area guide to Friern Barnet 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 N11
This area is on the outskirts of London.
Property Types & Architecture
Many attractive streets of Victorian terraces and some new development like the Princess Court Park which is apartments set in 32 acres of gardens. There are also some new housing developments.
Shopping & Entertainment
The nearest large shopping centre is Wood Green.
Not really known for its night life, but there are some pubs and restaurants.
Parks & Commons
Some sporting facilities in the area but not much in the way of open spaces.
Who lives here?
Mainly a family community.
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Guide to Friern Barnet transport links
Arnos Grove (Zone 4)
Bounds Green (Zone 3, Zone 4)
Highbury and Islington (Zone 2)
London OvergroundVictoria Line
Schools in Friern Barnet & Exam Results
Schools in Friern Barnet fall under the Barnet Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Friern Barnet by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within Friern Barnet
Friern Barnet 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 Friern Barnet 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
Friern Barnet Local Authorities
Friern Barnet is represented by Barnet 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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