With its charming streets, welcoming Village community, strong cultural scene and wealth of independent stores and businesses, Greenwich has a distinct identity bursting with character. Following Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 2012, Greenwich became 1 of 3 Royal Boroughs, and set in the heart of it all is London Square Greenwich.
The picturesque Greenwich Station is located a mere 4-minute walk away. With the Thames Clipper and Greenwich Foot Tunnel giving you a short journey to Canary Wharf, you will have all you desire within a walking distance, making this a prime location in the heart of London.
Brush-up on your racket skills with the Will-to-Win Tennis Centre, a short 10-minute walk by foot.
If sightseeing is your favourite pastime, enjoy one of the most loved views of London with a trip to The Royal Observatory Greenwich, the home of Greenwich Mean Time. Here, you can witness the Time Ball drop daily at 1pm, or catch a glimpse of the Great Equatorial Telescope, the UK’s largest historical telescope.
Or for something a little different, head down to The Cutty Sark, an innovative museum that will take you sailing through history, based only 7-minutes from London Square Greenwich.
Take a trip to Greenwich Market where you will find local food and shops, including “Made in Greenwich” a brand-new shop celebrating the very best in locally made goods.
Just outside your door on Royal Hill you will find popular independents, The Cheeseboard, offering artisan cheese and specialist wines, or the much-loved Creaky Shed, Greenwich’s only local greengrocers. Family shops will be a breeze, with Sainsburys a short 1-minute walk away from London Square Greenwich.
At Greenwich, there is something desirable for everyone. Whether you crave the delicacies of fine dining at Craft London, spearheaded by well renowned chef Stevie Parle, or a feast of food from Heap’s Sausage Café, a local’s favourite for its flashes of flavour and wallet-friendly cost.
If you prefer dinner with a view, be sure to check-out the recently refurbished Pavilion Café, situated a stone’s throw from the Royal Observatory. There is also a huge range of popular pubs scattered across Greenwich, such as the Trafalgar Tavern, ideally known as ‘The Jewel of the Thames.”
Greenwich Food + Wine Festival
Once a year, Greenwich plays host to a glorious multi-day Food & Wine festival. You can expect to see famous names from the culinary industry, such as Marth Stewart, attending the yearly festivities.
The event highlights the areas rich culinary landscape and showcases innovation in the food and drinks industry. Not to be missed!
Living in Greenwich allows you to surround yourself in nature. With over 180 acres of greenery on your doorstop, Greenwich Park is 4-minutes away on foot, full of scenic walks, tranquil surroundings and being London’s oldest deer park, herds of Fallow & Red deer can often be seen.
For a perfect family day out, the Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park has over four-acres of freshwater habitat and wildlife, perfect for children of all ages to explore.
Living here will give families access to a wide range of Outstanding rated Ofsted schools, as well as the University of Greenwich, which is a mere 6-minute walk away from London Square Greenwich.
Nurseries and Primary Schools - St Ursula’s Convent School was rated Outstanding by Ofsted and is ideally located within a 7-minute walk of London Square Greenwich. By car, Brooklands Primary School is accessible in just 12-minutes.
Secondary Schools - Outstanding rated schools include St Ursula’s Convent School, Prendergast School, only 11-minutes away by car, and 15-minutes to St Thomas the Apostle School.
Universities – The University of Greenwich is a short 5-minute walk away and scored 78% in the Which? Student satisfaction score 2020. Is in the top 10 Universities for Land & Property Management. You are also never more than a bike or train journey away from other top London Universities like Goldsmiths and Kings College London.