Living in Lower Holloway area information and guide

Lower Holloway area overview

Lower Holloway is a massive district in north London, both in terms of geographical area and population. The area of Lower Holloway stretches from the South of Holloway Road to the Central side of Holloway, Nags Head. It is wholly in the N7 postal district. Like most of Islington, gentrification in Holloway is well under way. While the housing stock can be a little shabby the district has left behind its identity as a site of inner city decay.

There are many luxury development projects taking place over a large area between the Arsenal stadium development and Caledonian Road. Near to Holloway Road tube station is the North Campus of London Metropolitan University. Another prominent feature in Holloway is the Emirates Stadium, home of Arsenal F.C. The area is home to many artists and people who work in the media, including many journalists, writers and professionals working in film and television. It is also known as a hotspot for many of London's graffiti artists.

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Key statistics for
Lower Holloway N7

Rentonomy Ratings1
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People Profile1
Largest Age Group:
Largest non-UK nationalities:
Re Housed Migrants
< 20 years old
Republic of Ireland, Middle East: Cyprus, Turkey
Rentonomy ratings are based on actual data

What areas are there in Lower Holloway?

Lower Holloway contains the following neighbourhoods defined by Rentonomy:

  • Tufnell Park Road (N7 0)
  • Manor Gardens (N7 6)
  • Tiltman Place (N7 7)
  • Holloway Road (N7 8)
  • Caledonian Road (N7 9)
Note: most expensive / cheapest postcodes based on weekly rental values for a 2 bed property

Transport in Lower Holloway

Stations Lines Nearest Central Terminus1
Holloway Road
Leicester Square (12 min)
Caledonian Road
Leicester Square (10 min)
Drayton Park
First Capital Connect
Moorgate (11 min)
Caledonian Road & Barnsbury
Charing Cross (24 min)
Leicester Square (14 min)
Highbury & Islington
Oxford Circus (9 min)
Tufnell Park
Leicester Square (15 min)
Upper Holloway
King's Cross St Pancras (33 min)
Finsbury Park
Oxford Circus (12 min)
Kentish Town
Leicester Square (13 min)
Camden Road
Charing Cross (23 min)
Charing Cross (23 min)
Leicester Square (17 min)
Essex Road
First Capital Connect
Moorgate (8 min)
Kentish Town West
Charing Cross (29 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 - 29
30 - 39
40 - 49
50 - 69
60 - 74
Largest Non-UK Nationality: Republic of Ireland

Republic of Ireland

17% of non-UK born population

Middle East: Cyprus

7% of non-UK born population


7% of non-UK born population

Type: Re Housed Migrants

This part of London is dominated by people from diverse ethnic backgrounds surviving in low standard small flats mostly rented from the council.

Source: Experian

Places in the local area

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