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Living in Clerkenwell

Clerkenwell is a vibrant area ideally located for those working in the City, meaning that property here is always highly sought after. 

The location bordering Bloomsbury, Holborn, Islington and Kings Cross, is understandably a significant attraction for buyers. The proximity to the financial district and the Tech sector means that tenants and buyers here are a mix of creative professionals and City workers keen to rent or buy one of the stylish properties Clerkenwell is famous for. Like its neighbour Bloomsbury, Clerkenwell also has a reputation for good quality student accommodation, with many attractive apartment blocks. Popular postcodes and streets in particular include the area around St John Street and Brewhouse Yard, a Berkeley Homes scheme that is nearby.




What you might typically expect from property in Clerkenwell is an eclectic mix of old warehouses, period buildings, converted offices and contemporary new builds. In particular the area parallel to the City Road has been a source for significant investment for new build developments, creating fantastic new rental properties. For local companies Clerkenwell has one of the highest concentrations of creative-sector businesses anywhere in the world. This influx of creative industries to the area has coincided with the opening of an array of trendy cafes, bars and notable restaurants, as well as several high end Michelin-starred establishments.

Stirling Ackroyd is the leading estate agents in Clerkenwell, and cover property in EC1, N1, WC1, Islington, City Road, Barbican, Farringdon and Chancery Lane. If you are looking to move please contact our local office on St John Street.

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