One of the several postcode districts in North West London, NW8 is located in the Borough of Camden. A small part of the district also falls under the local authority of City of Westminster. The district predominantly comprises St John’s Wood, with small parts of Lisson Grove and Primrose Hill also located here. One of the main attractions in the area that brings in millions of people from the country as well as around the globe is Lord’s Cricket Ground. Often referred to as the Home of Cricket, it is arguably the most famous cricket ground in the world. When the England cricket team is playing at Lord’s, the entire area is teeming with visitors and tourists who add to the local trade tremendously. Another famous landmark in the area is the Abbey Road Studio, renowned for being the venue where the Beatles recorded their bestseller album ‘Abbey Road’.
The area is home to a diverse range of businesses such as software developers, property investment companies, import and export agents, realty companies and accountants that have serviced offices in the vicinity. The huge number of retail spaces in the district including pharmacies, car repair shops, clothing houses, chemists, doctors, vehicle rental companies, food and drink shops, wine merchants and sellers of gift items do great business throughout the year.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The Cockpit and Hampstead Theatre’s stage numerous events that showcase the talent of local artists and a visit makes for great entertainment. If you’re in the mood for drama of another kind, you can head to Odeon Swiss Cottage cinema for the latest movies. You will have to eat out a few times to do justice to the vast number of amazing eateries in the area. Sofra Bistro may sound like a place for casual dining but serves some of the best Turkish delights in this part of London. GAIL’s Cafe is also a splendid place to eat, particularly its breads which are supplied to leading restaurants across the city.
Marylebone, St. John’s Wood, Camden Town, Chalk Farm, Warwick, Maida Vale, Swiss Cottage and Finchley Road are the various tube stations that provide access to the underground network. For connectivity to the mainline services, you need to get to Marylebone, Paddington or Kentish Town railway stations.