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6 Reasons To Move To Walthamstow

Top 6 Reasons To Move To Walthamstow, E17

The town of Walthamstow is part of the London Borough of Waltham Forest but was originally part of the County of Essex.   It is a favourite place to live for those who work in Central London because of its relatively easy access into town.  Transport links into Central London are excellent with the fast Victoria Line on your doorstep and the London Overground line taking you into the City in no time.

Below are 6 of the best reasons why so many people have decided to call Walthamstow home.


Amazing Green Spaces

Walthamstow is located in the heart of Waltham Forest, which has more green spaces than any other borough north of the River Thames.   To the south of the town, you will find the Walthamstow Marshes also known as Walthamstow Wetlands.   This internationally renowned wildlife reserve can be enjoyed throughout the year whether you like bird watching, fishing, walking or cycling.

Along with the wetlands, living in Walthamstow gives you easy access to the amazing Epping Forest that stretches well into Essex.


Plenty Of Fun Things To Do

You will find yourself spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do in Walthamstow There are a great selection of bars, cafes, and restaurants. You can sample locally made ales and freshly cooked food from all over the world.  An interesting place to visit is God’s Own Junkyard with neon signs by artist Chris Bracey. This is a place where you may well find yourself getting lost in because of the array of different neon signs to see.


There are some wonderful museums and galleries you can explore at the weekends. In the William Morris Gallery – that is housed in his old residence – you can see original patterns and prints by this Victorian designer. If you are interested in the history of Walthamstow, then a visit to Vestry House will keep you entertained.


Visit Walthamstow Village

After you have used the services of a removal company to help you relocate to your new home in Walthamstow, now take time out to explore this wonderful place.  Established back in 1086 this village has become a very popular destination with those who live in the Borough of Waltham Forest. Since 1885, Walthamstow has an outdoor market that is now the longest street market in Europe.

Throughout the year, especially when the weather is good, people flock to Orford Road to take time to relax and unwind in one of its many pavement cafes. With its architecture, a welcoming atmosphere to young families, and the many artisanal shops, the area near Orford Road E17 is just the place for you to move to.


It’s Festival Central

Throughout the year Walthamstow has become home to a wide number of great festivals that residents and visitors alike can enjoy.  A couple of festivals that are worth visiting are the Wild Card Brewery and the Stow Festival. Are you more into art? Then the Art Trail or the E17 International Film Festival are for you. In the year 2019 Waltham Forest is the London Borough of Culture and many different activities are being organised all over the borough.


Has Library-Lined Streets

Throughout the town, you will find areas that have been designated as mini-libraries in order to help increase the availability of books to everyone.   At the current time there are around 15 of these libraries spread throughout Walthamstow and by becoming part of it you can donate any of your unwanted books to them.   Expect to see more such libraries appearing throughout Walthamstow as more and more people learn about this scheme.


Walthamstow Is Warm And Welcoming

When you first visit Walthamstow you may be surprised to find how helpful and friendly people are. Be prepared after moving to Walthamstow you will find yourself chatting with people in the street each time you pop out. This gives Walthamstow a friendly, welcoming village atmosphere.


If any of the above reasons have you looking to make the move to Walthamstow, our removal company will be able to assist you with providing the right removal and packing services for your new life.  We are more than happy to discuss your requirements to provide the best removal and packing services possible.

If you would like further information on our removal services, then please don’t hesitate to call us on 0208 3666 644.  Alternatively, you can send us an email at or complete our online inquiry form, and we will arrange for an experienced member of our team to call you and assist you in any way we can.