This is a question you will hear many Brits and tourists ask the locals. Listen out for it in a bar, it’s bound to come up as a question. Is Camden a good place to live?

People living in Camden all have the same views: yes, Camden is a great place to live.

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Pros:

It’s exciting and vibrant

There’s always something to do

It’s London’s centre of live music concerts

The markets are some of the best in the world

It’s easy to get around: the station is on the Northern Line and plenty of bus route run through it

Cons:

It can get rather busy

If you don’t like the smell of fresh food being prepared, it’s not the place for you

It is expensive to live in Camden… but you get what you pay for

So, it is worth living in Camden? Absolutely. Surrounding areas (Kentish Town, Chalk Farm, Swiss Cottage) are good too and within walking distance.

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