Barnet is the second largest borough of London and it lies in the northwestern parts of the English capital. It was created on the 1 April 1965 and spread over an area of 33.49 square mile. It has a population of about 380.000 people, which makes it the twelfth most populous district in England. Barnet is home to some of the Britain’s most populous districts, places of interest, open spaces, entertainment venues and educational facilities.
A fine place to live in
Totteridge is a district, which is located in the northern parts of the borough. It is home to a population of approximately 15.000 and is, described as one of the most picturesque residential areas in London. The junction of Charing Cross is, situated at about eight miles from the district. Most of the neighbourhood is, recognised as a Conservation Area by the local authorities. Totteridge, N20, has a number of parklands, all of which are, identified as Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation. The Darland’s Lake Nature Reserve is perhaps the district’s most famous green area. The parkland is home to a diverse range of birds, eighteen species of mammal and numerous reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates. Other notable open spaces in the area are:
- Totteridge Green
- Dollis Brook
- Totteridge Common
- Totteridge Green also known as Dell’s Down Acre
- Folly Brook
- Totteridge Fields
The district is, linked to the other parts of the city by a number of bus routes, which pass through it on a regular basis. The nearest rail link is the Totteridge and Whetstone Tube Station, which is, situated in the adjacent area of Whetstone.
The area of Woodside Park, N12, lies in the central parts of the Borough of Barnet. The district is popular for its large Victorian and Edwardian houses. It shares common boundaries with the neighbourhoods of Whetstone from the north, Church End from the south, North Finchley from the east and Mill Hill from the west. The area is highly desirable as it lacks any major landmarks and therefore is one of the calmest in the borough. Newcomers tend to move to the district by using professional removal services in Woodside Park. They choose to do so, because it spares them the heavy lifting and ensure the safe delivery of their belongings, as they are prepared, loaded and transported by experienced professionals. The area is, served by its own tube station, which was, established in 1872 and sits on the Northern Line from the London Underground. Over 2.8 million people on a yearly basis are using it.
A suburban paradise
North Finchley is a suburb, which is situated in the eastern parts of Barnet at exactly seven miles from the intersection of Charing Cross. Most of the buildings in the area date back to the 19th century and range from Victorian cottages to large double-fronted houses of the same architectural style. The district is mainly residential but has its own commercial area where numerous independent shops, public houses and restaurants are located. North Finchley, N12, is heavily associated with Margaret Thatcher as she was, elected as a local Member of Parliament in 1959, and held the position until her retirement in 1992. The district is home to the North Finchley Bus Station, which is the area’s main transportation hub. In 2007, the station was the subject of a major security overhaul in order to make it safer for the public.
Mill Hill – a place to raise kids
The district of Mill Hill, NW7, lies a precisely nine miles from Charing Cross in the western parts of the Borough of Barnet. According to the last census, the area has an estimate population of 18.500 people. The district is home to the Mill Hill School, which is one of the finest coeducational facilities, and boarding schools in London. It was founded in 1807 by a committee of Nonconformist minsters and merchants. Presently, it has about 640 pupils from the ages of 13 to 18. The presence of the Mill Hill School and other prolific educational institutions has made the area highly desirable among people with children. Every year, newcomers are relocating to the district by using reliable removal services in Mill Hill. They choose to delegate their relocations to seasoned specialists as they have the right tools and knowledge to carry out the job without any complications.