Living in Cockfosters area information and guide

Cockfosters area overview

Cockfosters is a suburban part of far of north London, lying partly in the London Borough of Enfield and partly in the London Borough of Barnet. Like much of outer London Cockfosters was located pre-1965 in the counties of Hertfordshire and Middlesex. The area is probably most famous for being at the end of the Piccadilly line, so commuters hear its name a lot. It's also famous for the The Chickenshed Theatre Company, It is an inclusive theatre company, and started the concept of "inclusive theatre", which means anyone, regardless of background, race, gender, age or disability, is allowed to both watch and perform in theatre.

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Cockfosters EN4

Rentonomy Ratings1
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People Profile1
Type:
Largest Age Group:
Largest non-UK nationalities:
Convivial Homeowners
< 20 years old
Middle East: Cyprus, Republic of Ireland, India
Rentonomy ratings are based on actual data

What areas are there in Cockfosters?

Cockfosters contains the following neighbourhoods defined by Rentonomy:

  • Cockfosters (EN4 0)
  • Woodfield Drive (EN4 8)
  • Victoria Road (EN4 9)
Note: most expensive / cheapest postcodes based on weekly rental values for a 2 bed property

Transport in Cockfosters

Stations Lines Nearest Central Terminus1
Cockfosters
Piccadilly
Leicester Square (38 min)
Hadley Wood
First Capital Connect
King's Cross St Pancras (28 min)
New Barnet
First Capital Connect
King's Cross St Pancras (26 min)
Oakwood
Piccadilly
Leicester Square (35 min)
Oakleigh Park
First Capital Connect
King's Cross St Pancras (24 min)
High Barnet
Northern
Leicester Square (39 min)
Southgate
Piccadilly
Leicester Square (32 min)
Totteridge
Northern
Leicester Square (35 min)
Gordon Hill
First Capital Connect
King's Cross St Pancras (30 min)
Crews Hill
First Capital Connect
King's Cross St Pancras (33 min)
Grange Park
First Capital Connect
King's Cross St Pancras (26 min)
Enfield Chase
First Capital Connect
King's Cross St Pancras (28 min)
Winchmore Hill
First Capital Connect
King's Cross St Pancras (24 min)
Arnos Grove
Piccadilly
Leicester Square (28 min)
Woodside Park
Northern
Leicester Square (32 min)
New Southgate
First Capital Connect
King's Cross St Pancras (21 min)
1Central Terminus represents one of the six most common destination stations in Central London through which all London Underground lines pass. No termini are shown for Overground Stations as mostly these don't have stops within the West End

Information on the people

Largest Age Group: < 20 years old
 
<20
 
20 - 29
 
30 - 39
 
40 - 49
 
50 - 69
 
60 - 74
 
75+
Largest Non-UK Nationality: Middle East: Cyprus

Middle East: Cyprus

19% of non-UK born population

Republic of Ireland

11% of non-UK born population

India

8% of non-UK born population

Type: Convivial Homeowners

There are large numbers of well-paid professional couples here, often with children, choosing to live in diverse urban areas rather than the suburbs

Source: Experian

Places in the local area

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