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Bloomsbury property location guide

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Bloomsbury is alive with new construction and restoration projects, transforming buildings of every sort into beautiful Victorian, Edwardian, and Georgian masterpieces; terraces, leafy boulevards, cobbled lanes that evoke memories of London's early 20th-century literary life.

An area long known for its famous writers, including Charles Dickens, Virginia Wolfe, and many others, Bloomsbury is flooded with artists, philosophers, publishers and creative types. Once been home to the famous Bloomsbury group, the area is an educational hub which boasts of many universities, colleges, specialist hospitals, both the British Museum and the British Library.

There is a vast student population residing in Bloomsbury and to cater to their needs, are the drinking holes, bookshops and cheap eateries and a host of quirky boutiques in which to buy everything from antiques to umbrellas.

Bloomsbury is continuing its popularity as the central residential district in east London and its properties have a high market value that protect Bloomsbury investments. The more affluent buyers, opt for properties ranging from elegant Georgian family houses to sophisticated Victorian and Edwardian red brick blocks, while the conversion properties and modern blocks provide affordable housing for first-time buyers and students.


Bloomsbury is bordered, north of New Oxford Street, south of Euston Road, east of Tottenham Court Road and west of Southampton Row.

As Bloomsbury is located in the London borough of Camden, it is easily accessible from all over London. The system's busiest transport hub is King’s Cross. Goodge Street and Russell Square are most central for the sight-seeing. There are buses running frequently along Tottenham Court Road, Gower Street, Euston Road and New Oxford Street.

The main streets and buildings include: Russell Square, New Oxford Street, Lamb's Conduit Street, Southampton Row, Great Russell Street, Museum Street, Bedford Avenue, Ridgemount Gardens, Queen Square, Bedford Square, Bloomsbury Square, Queen Court, Bloomsbury Mansions, Bedford Court Mansions, St George’s Church, University College London, the British Museum, the British Library. Universities include UCL (University of Central London) SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) and Birkbeck. Nearby areas include Kings Cross, Camden Town, Clerkenwell, Holborn, Fitzrovia, Soho, Covent Garden, Farringdon.

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