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Bloomsbury Area Guide – Living in Bloomsbury

Living in Bloomsbury

Known as one of the most peaceful and attractive areas of Central London – Bloomsbury district is stretched in the perimeter of Holbron and Euston Road. Famous as a residential area, with various garden squares and hosting educational, cultural and healthcare institutions, Bloomsbury is a mixture of modern, Art Deco and historic buildings. Considered as one of the last London’s bohemian neighborhoods, Bloomsbury property value is on an upward trend according to Bloomsbury Estate Agents.

Art Deco, Art Nouveau, New England style permeates at every step, keeping Bloomsbury property’s original style, being restored and professionally decorated. Also, one of the university centres of London and world reference, the buildings that host these institutions impress with their gables and overhangs with small balcony and hundreds of miniature sculptures applied along the frontispiece. Bloomsbury property agents recommended the area as one of the greatest interest; property prices are always high because of its potential. The property prices are raised by the proximity with the Clerkenwell, Blackfriars, Euston, Fitzrovia, King’s Cross and Covent Garden.

Sights & Attractions

One highly areas with intense traffic of London, because universities in the area, Bloomsbury has the advantage of being home to many interesting places to be visited. Charles Dickens Museum, the Cartoon Museum, St George’s Church, Pollock’s Toy Museum, Grant Museum of Zoology, British Postal Museum & Archive, British Library,  The Foundling Museum, St George’s Church or British Museum host in their spacious interiors collections of inestimable value. Yearly is held the Bloomsbury Festival launched in 2006 and which has transformed the Brunswick Centre in one of the largest shopping places.

Squares & Gardens

One of the strengths of the Bloomsbury area, it is its array of squares and gardens, famous worldwide. Woburn, Russell, Tavistock, Gordon, Torrington, Mecklenburgh and Bloomsbury Square are surrounded by Victorian buildings, hosting peaceful gardens; while the Queen Square is the one who host the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.  The Regent’s Park is one of the largest, with delightful meadows, plenty of trees and shrubs, wonderfully resonating with the surroundings. The area is linked to several cobblestone streets as Doughty Street, Great Russell Street, Euston road, Tottenham court road or Gower Street.

Universities& Colleges

Famous for its academic environment, the Bloomsbury is hosting the various departments of the University of London, University College London, School of Oriental and African Studies, London Contemporary Dance School, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Architectural Association School of Architecture, University College Hospital, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, School of Pharmacy and Goodenough College. These institutions offer its students’ education and real opportunities for a prestigious career in the political, medical, business and management. Thanks to their distinguished history these institutions stimulate ambition of their students to develop skills and to create new opportunities in their academic and professional future.


St Josephs Primary School, Christopher Hatton Primary School, St Clement Danes CofE Primary School, St George the Martyr Church of England Primary School and Children’s Hospital School at Gt Ormond Street and UCH uses innovative methods of teaching and effective learning with a personalized approach and offering specialized training. The secondary level students from CATS College London, The Abbey College in London, The Royal Ballet School or Maria Fidelis Roman Catholic Convent School FCJ have the unique opportunity to gain knowledge and experience from well trained teachers.


After they studied nearby, in the Bloomsbury medical center the doctors returned in the area and practicing at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine or British Medical Association. Here they put their acquired knowledge in value and save the person’s life.


Try international cuisine, with traditional flavours on one of the area restaurants at Masala Zone, Restaurant Michael Nadra Primrose Hill, Brazilian Gourmet, Antalya, Ben’s Fish & Chips or Cagney’s Restaurant. For those who like intense socialization level, The Plough, The Jeremy Bentham, The Museum Tavern or The Old Crown Public House is the perfect place to do it.

Well connected

Being an important academic center, Bloomsbury is well-positioned when is about public transport: underground stations on Goodge Street, Russell Square, Tottenham Court Road and Holborn or Euston, King’s Cross, St. Pancras or Charing Cross train stations serving a large number of travelers and locals every day.


Primary Schoools

  • Children’s Hospital School at Gt Ormond Street and UCH
  • St Josephs Primary School
  • St George the Martyr Church of England Primary School
  • Christopher Hatton Primary School
  • St Clement Danes CofE Primary School

Secondary Schools

  • Children’s Hospital School at Gt Ormond Street and UCH
  • Maria Fidelis Roman Catholic Convent School FCJ
  • The Abbey College In London
  • CATS College London
  • The Royal Ballet School


  • University College London
  • Institute of Education
  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • School of Oriental and African Studies
  • School of Pharmacy
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art


  • University College Hospital
  • Royal Veterinary College
  • University College London
  • London Contemporary Dance School
  • Goodenough College

Underground Stations

  • Russell Square
  • Holborn
  • Tottenham Court Road
  • Goodge Street

Tube Stations

  • Euston station
  • King’s Cross (Thameslink) station
  • King’s Cross station
  • Charing Cross station



Sights & Attractions

  • British Museum
  • Charles Dickens Museum
  • Wellcome Collection
  • British Library
  • The Foundling Museum
  • The Cartoon Museum
  • Pollock’s Toy Museum
  • Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
  • Coram’s Fields
  • St George’s Church
  • Grant Museum of Zoology
  • British Postal Museum & Archive
  • Sir John Soane’s Museum
  • St George’s Church


  • Great Ormond Street Hospital
  • National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine.

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