Our area guide to Fitzrovia 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 Fitzrovia W1.
PROPERTY TYPES & ARCHITECTURE
The property types within Fitzrovia have seen a number of modern developments spring up over the last few decades, meaning that the property options here now range from contemporary apartments with all mod-cons and the occasional cobbled street of mews houses, stucco townhouses as well as Georgian apartments.
SHOPPING & ENTERTAINMENT
Fitzrovia benefits from being in close proximity to Oxford Street and Regent Street which is home to a variety of stores which include: Apple, All Saints, Swarovski and Coach. Along with the parade of stores available in the local area, the nightlife also fuels the reason why residents and Londoners flock to the area, where it is home to theatres, bars and clubs such as Libertine, Cirque Le Soir, Maddox.
PARKS & COMMONS
Fitzrovia is close to various parks and squares, with Regent’s Park located North of the area. In addition, various squares occupy the space, with Fitzroy Square noted as one of London’s finest garden squares. With the square being almost car-free, it is a quiet haven for cyclists, pedestrians and residents alike.
WHO LIVES HERE?
There is a high presence of advertising, film, media and television agencies that havetaken up residence in the area, which has made Fitzrovia has become one of London’s most sought after residential areas. The area is noted to be a popular spot for wealthy stars due to the introduction of popular hotels and shopping venues. However, this is largely a residential area, Fitzrovia attracts many people looking for something quieter than its West End neighbours.