Clapton’s main thoroughfare, Chatsworth Road is at the heart of Clapton. The weekly market provides cuisine from all over the world, as well as vintage clothing, jewellery and homeware. Day to day, you will find shops selling everything from bicycles to jam and antiques along the road.
Clapton Square with its stunning, historical architecture is as a gathering point for residents. The area is filled with many green open spaces including Springfield Park, Millsfield Park, and Clapton Park. The River Lea also provides some serenity through its walking paths and is overlooked by pubs such as The Princess of Wales and The Anchor and Hope.
The area is popular for families due to the good range of local schools and many open spaces. Primary schools in Clapton include: Mandeville Primary, Rushmore Primary School and Daubney Primary School. Secondary schools in Clapton include: Ickburgh School, The City Academy, Hackney and Clapton Girls’ Academy.
Higher Education: Queen Mary University of London.
Clapton is easily accessible by rail as well as road. Easy access to Santander Cycles, the Overground and National Rail Services mean residents of Clapton have multiple public transport options available to them.