Barnet with a population of 300,000 is the second largest of London's boroughs and is the ideal borough to suit people of all budgets and property preferences. House prices currently stand at £440,664 and have increased rapidly in the last year by 15%. Therefore the cost of accommodation in the borough has become relatively expensive in comparison to the earning of the residents. more
Throughout the borough there is a large collection of cafes, bars and pubs. Popular areas include Finchley and Enfield. Finchley is more renowned for its bohemian and lively bar/pub culture and Enfield offers a more up market shopping experience. There is also a yearly festival called East Barnet Festival of arts which takes place in June every year. Barnet being the birthplace of British aviation also offers the chance to visit the RAF Museum, which gives a historic presentation of British aircraft.
Unknown to many but Brent is also renowned for its large Jewish population, especially since the war, the international Jewish community has moved into areas such as Golders Green, and Finchley creating a small but rapidly expanding Jewish community.
Two thirds of the populations are home-owners which reflect a stable and secure community. Furthermore the unemployment rate in Barnet has constantly been lower than the London average. Transport connections are also very good as the M1 Motorways passes through it and the Northern and Piccadilly tube also passes through.
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|Government Body:||Barnet London Borough Council|
|Population density:||3,821 / km²|