Mention Tottenham and the whole sporting world thinks of football, of White Hart Lane and The Emirates stadium Originally Tottenham was considered similar to Hampstead, rather posh, and clinging to the banks of the river Lea. Then the railways arrived changing Tottenham. Today, Tottenham is a highly sought after residential area and one of the most ethnically diverse spots in North London with a fascinating selection of shop that sell anything from borek to bubble tea.
Tottenham, today is an exciting place to live with easy access to many of London’s well known places such as Alexandra Palace (fondly called as Ally Pally) with its 196 acres of green expanse, including an ice rink, a boating lake, a pitch and putt course, deer enclosure, skate park and soft play. With 3 tube stations and 5 train stations it is well connected for the City, Airports and further places afield. By road access to both the North Circular and the M25.
An abundance of property is available ranging from attractive Victorian 3 bedroom semis and terraces to flats and rentals.
Shopping is available in abundance, probably the most noted being the Tottenham Hale Retail Park which offers a shopping experience for everyone with a wealth of well-known stores offering homeware, beauty, pharmacy, white goods, IT & entertainment, food, toys, fashion, stationery, flooring, phones, motoring & DIY.
Schools are in good supply in the area. Primaries with Holmleigh, Springfield Community, Crowland and Harris Academy Coleraine Park considered “outstanding” and Secondary’s with Northumberland Park and Park View are “good”; Gladesmore Community “outstanding”.. well rated by Ofsted. Churches in and around Tottenham cater for a wide range of faiths.
On the gourmet side the range is both cosmopolitan and varied offering a huge range of restaurants, cafes and eating places to suit all pocket. Places worth trying Bom Pecado on West Green Road. Diyarbakir, a totally halal, no booze joint. San Marco is a proper neighborhood Italian. Cornelius is a Romanian restaurant on an island in the River Lea, near Tottenham Hale.Others include Latin American caffs in Pueblito Paisa market. There's Kata - a pub serving Japanese food on West Green Road, a tapas restaurant on the High Road, and the Beehive pub just off the High Road - pub with a barbecue menu. Coffee drinkers should try Craving Coffee, The coffee is first rate – expertly brewed espresso based with a range of tasty little cakes and loafs bakes locally. There's also Chestnuts Market in South Tottenham, which has a good range of foods.