Stoke Newington

A Zone 2 hotspot with solid homes and bags of character

Affectionately known as Stokey, Stoke Newington in north-east London inspires great loyalty, appealing to families and City types alike with its park, reservoirs, wealth of independent shops and historic "Magnificent Seven" cemetery, now a nature reserve. This Zone 2 spot has great links to the centre and solid Victorian housing stock. VIEW FULL ARTICLE HERE.

The secret tenant: my diary of calling a horsebox home

In the last of his series seeking out Zone 2 rental options for young Londoners at less than £500 a month all in, graduate surveyor Tim Lowe, 26, gets desperate and hires a gipsy caravan-style horsebox drawn by a Transit van.

Stoke Newington: area guide

Stoke Newington, with its village feel, is home to plenty of young families and people who work in the arts and media industries who enjoy the popular independent shops, restaurants and pubs.

Stoke Newington spotlight

Steeped in history and with a new rail link to the City, “Stokey” is raising its game for home buyers, discovers Anthea Masey

Stoke Newington spotlight

Our property expert Sara McConnell falls for Stoke Newington for being arty, alternative and community-minded