Living in Maida Vale area information and guide

Maida Vale area overview

This quiet residential area of west London is characterised by grand Edwardian era mansions, tree lined streets and of course the floating houseboats and gondolas that drift through the beautiful canals of 'Little Venice.' The neighbourhood is dotted with stylish cafes and local bars whilst the hectic nightlife of the West End is only minutes away from Maida Vale tube station. Often described as a quaint district only a stones throw from central London the area is popular with well-off professionals and families.

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Key statistics for
Maida Vale W9

Rentonomy Ratings1
Shopping & Leisure:
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People Profile1
Largest Age Group:
Largest non-UK nationalities:
Urban Cool
30 - 39 years old
Republic of Ireland, United States of America, Australia
Rentonomy ratings are based on actual data

What areas are there in Maida Vale?

Maida Vale contains the following neighbourhoods defined by Rentonomy:

  • Maida Vale (W9 1)
  • Warwick Avenue (W9 2)
  • Admiral Walk (W9 3)
Note: most expensive / cheapest postcodes based on weekly rental values for a 2 bed property

Transport in Maida Vale

Stations Lines Nearest Central Terminus1
Edgware Road
H'smith & City
Baker Street (1 min)
Edgware Road (Bakerloo)
Oxford Circus (7 min)
Warwick Avenue
Oxford Circus (11 min)
Network Rail
Paddington (0 min)
Oxford Circus (6 min)
Chiltern Railways
Marylebone (0 min)
H'smith & City
Baker Street (4 min)
Royal Oak
H'smith & City
Baker Street (6 min)
Maida Vale
Oxford Circus (13 min)
Lancaster Gate
Oxford Circus (5 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: 30 - 39 years old
20 - 29
30 - 39
40 - 49
50 - 69
60 - 74
Largest Non-UK Nationality: Republic of Ireland

Republic of Ireland

10% of non-UK born population

United States of America

7% of non-UK born population


5% of non-UK born population

Type: Urban Cool

This area is dominated by successful city dwellers owning or renting expensive flats in trendy inner-urban locations.

Source: Experian

Places in the local area

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