Interesting places in North London

Author: Kim Jacobs | Last modified on: December 26th, 2017

Theatre Royal, Stratford East

North London is the area of the English capital that sits on the northern side of the Thames River. According to the last census, the sub-region spreads over 926.22 square kilometres and is home to a population of about 4.7 million people. North London is questionably the most visited area of the city, as it is the location of numerous internationally renowned landmarks.

Royal Air Force Museum

Founded in 1972 and commonly known as RAF Museum, this exhibition gallery is based in five major buildings and hangars that were once part of the Hendon Aerodrome. The museum is decided to the history of aviation and the Royal Air Force, and displays a rich collection of aviation related items. Some of the most famous exhibits of the gallery are:

  • Bleriot XI
  • North American P-51D Mustang
  • Airspeed Oxford I
  • Panavia Tornado GR. 1A
  • Hawker Hart II
  • Messerschmitt Me 262
  • CASA 1.131 Jungmann
  • Hanriot HD.1

Enjoy a football game at Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium

Stands of Wembley StadiumOpened in 2007, the home ground of the England national football teams sits on the same site where once stood the legendary Wembley Stadium (1923-2003). The construction of the sporting facility began in 2003 and ended four years later in 2007. Populous, Foster and Partners designed the stadium while Nathaniel Lichfield and Partners served as planning consultants. The venue has a maximum capacity of 90.000 people and is used for more than football matches, as it can also host concerts, athletic competitions, boxing events, rugby and American football matches.

Stands of Wembley Stadium

Bloomsbury Theatre

The Bloomsbury Theatre is located in the eponymous district of Bloomsbury, which is one of the city’s most desirable areas. The district has a population of about 10.000 but experts believe that it will grow in the upcoming years, as a large number of people are moving to the area with the help of Get Man and Van in North London. Newcomers prefer delegating their relocations to professional movers, as they have the needed tools and experienced to safely pack and laud their belongings. The entertainment venue dates back to the late 1960s and is owned by the University College London. It has a maximum seating capacity of 547 and stages musical, dramatic, dance and comical plays throughout the year.

Visit an authentic 19th century windmill

Upminster Windmill

Situated in Upminster, this windmill is listed as a Grade II* structure and was built during the early years of the 19th century. At the time of its construction, it was known as Abraham’s Mill and was located in the county of Essex. During the years, the windmill has been damaged and restored on several occasions, and today served the purpose of a museum.

Theatre Royal Stratford East

Designed by James George Buckle and built in 1884, this entertainment venue is one of the oldest in North London. It has been the home of the Theatre Workshop Company since the early 1950s. The venue has a 460 seats that are spread on three levels. The Theatre Royal Stratford East stages both touring and original productions and during the years has been strongly associated with the renowned English director, Joan Littlewood.

About the Author:

Kim Jacobs is a removals coordinator with over 11 years of experience as part of the Get man and van team and other firms in the home and office relocation industry in London. Before joining our company, Kim has worked in various logistical and transportation companies and institutions such as Transport for London, The Removals Ombudsman, and has coordinated moving projects with some of the biggest suppliers of various goods such as IKEA, HomeBase, Amazon, Sainsbury's and others. While working as a chief removals coordinator, Kim also enjoys sharing her expertise with others through writing in our blog.

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