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Top 10 Greater London locations

Once again in 2016, no London location makes it into the national top 20, mainly due to the high cost of property in the capital. However, for many, the employment opportunities on offer make living in London (or at least close by) a necessity.

For this reason, we’ve identified the best Hotspots in Greater London for family friendly living in 2016.

Fast Facts

Singer Kate Bush and perfumer Jo Malone were both born in Bexleyheath, in the London Borough of Bexley.

Actor Tom Felton, who played Draco Malfoy in Harry Potter was born in Epsom.

Rank Postcode Area All Schools Average Key Stage Two Score  % Achieve Key Stage 4 Maths and English A*-C % Early Years Care Ranked Outstanding Crime Per Capita Average Price For 2 Bed Property Median Annual Salary
London Average 29.19 81.1% 22.4% 0.26 £525,753 £27,926
1 DA5 Bexley 29.73 83.7% 16.7% 0.11 £332,705 £25,657
2 KT17 Epsom 30.73 90.0% 43.8% 0.15 £398,886 £27,926
3 WD3 Rickmansworth 30.33 86.3% 28.6% 0.11 £416,632 £25,880
4 SM7 Banstead 30.1 80.8% 21.7% 0.14 £386,597 £27,903
5 DA18 Bexley 29.73 84.5% 25.0% 0.23 £154,360 £25,657
6 TW15 Ashford 29.13 79.2% 38.9% 0.18 £323,898 £29,718
7 SM3 Sutton 30.1 87.2% 27.8% 0.16 £335,835 £25,974
8 DA15 Bexley 29.8 84.2% Not available 0.12 £313,337 £25,657
9 BR2 Bromley 29.56 81.5% 20.0% 0.14 £374,757 £30,358
10 DA16 Bexley 30.13 80.8% 25.0% 0.14 £289,541 £25,657

 

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