Our area guide to Bloomsbury 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 Bloomsbury WC1.
SHOPPING & ENTERTAINMENT
The British Museum is at the heart of Bloomsbury and at its centre is Queen Elizabeth II Great Court, an indoor square with a glass roof designed by British architect Norman Foster. It houses several displays, a cinema, a shop, a cafe and a restaurant. Coram’s Fields, a playground and outdoor sports field for children is also located in Bloomsbury, and also houses a fascinating museum telling the story of Thomas Coram’s young ‘foundlings’. The Brunswick Shopping centre is a hotspot for shopping, dining and everything recreational.
PARKS & COMMONS
Bloomsbury is a fashionable residential area right in the center of London that is known for being one of the greenest areas in all of London, with a high extent of fine stops and squares.
WHO LIVES HERE?
Bloomsbury is surrounded by a large amount of institutions deep-rooted in academia and as well as hospitals located here. This makes it the perfect place for students and medics, for those that can afford the pricier end of the scale due to its central location and the grandeur of the prevailing property style.