Situated in the London borough of Camden, Gospel Oak is surrounded by affluent districts, including Kentish Town and Belsize Park. This area has become known for having more affordable house prices than the surrounding neighbourhoods, and also has a high concentration of social housing. The area is named after an oak tree where parishioners used to get together to listed to gospel readings each year. Known for its overground train station, Gospel Oak is within easy reach of a number of attractions. The area boasts a diverse population, with a combination of African, Eastern European, South American and Jamaican residents.
While there are a number of companies that already have office space in Gospel Oak, Camden Council recently revealed plans to promote local business and improve working and living standards in Gospel Oak. Some of the local businesses in the area include taxi firms, hotels, eateries and entertainment venues. Amakia Ltd, TBG London Limited, C A G Consultants and Aktiva are companies that operate within the vicinity of Gospel Oak.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Some of the places you can visit and explore nearby include live music venues, arts centres, pubs and bars. You also have the delights of Camden Town right on the doorstep, so a huge array of entertainment is only a short distance away. If you enjoy eating out, you will find a selection of eateries in the local area. This includes a range of gastro pubs and bars that offer a variety of cuisine to suit different tastes, as well as a lively atmosphere in which to enjoy a drink.
In addition to Gospel Oak’s Overground railway station, you can also reach Tufnell Park and Kentish Town tube stations on foot. Taxi services can also be easily accessed from Gospel Oak and London’s iconic red double-decker buses offer numerous routes to other parts of the city.