Area guides: London Zone 3

London A-Z

The east London spot awash with history and culture

With fast trains to Oxford Circus, and trains to Liverpool Street taking just 17 minutes, it's no wonder that the well-connected east London town of Walthamstow is such a hit with the local community. Young professionals and families are now heading to the area in search of better value.

Crystal Palace spotlight

The news that Crystal Palace is being rebuilt has put the south-east London borough in the spotlight recently. But it's the area's converted Victorian mansions, lively high street and open space that is attracting young buyers.