We understand that finding the right area to raise a family is a major decision. If you are starting your family, finding where to live can be tricky so to help you ease the decision we’ve rounded up the best places for young families to live in London.


Richmond has been voted the happiest place to live in London five years in a row now and is known for its low crime rates and tranquil riverside setting. In Richmond you will also find lots of green space like the very popular Richmond Park with its famous deer and Kew Gardens. Central London is only 30 minutes away by tube. Richmond has fantastic transport links with easy access to the city.

Maida Vale

Maida Vale is popular for its leafy streets, independent shops and beautiful mansion blocks. This London area is constantly bursting with family activities to keep everyone entertained. Maida Vale has a variety of excellent schools available. Maida Vale has one of the lowest crime rates in central London.


Bromley has a lot to offer to everyone looking to escape urban Central London. Some of the reasons why more and more families are moving to Bromley is because of the good schools you will find in the area. Besides Bromley is the second happiest place to live in London, it is one of the greenest of the London boroughs and you will find a vast variety of houses and flats. Bromley has definitely become one of the coolest places to live in London.

Worcester Park

Worcester Park is part of south-west London’s suburban spread where you will find stunning parks and a wide range of properties. Worcester Park is also home to quite a few schools that are rated highly by Ofsted. Worcester Park boasts supermarkets as well as numerous independent retailers and shopping areas. For the price of a two bed flat in London, you can move into a large three bed family home with a garden here.


New investment and regeneration is making Hendon more attractive than ever before! Hendon boasts extremely quick transport links into the centre, great quality education, offers fast access to several excellent outdoors spots,  has an enormous amount of variety for sports enthusiasts and you will find beautiful family homes often situated on larger plots of land than those in other parts of London. Hendon really does boast everything you could possibly need from a new neighbourhood.