Tufnell Park is an area in North London and a part of both the Borough of Islington and the Borough of Camden. It is north of Charing Cross and itís postcode districts are NW5, NW7 and NW15. It is bordered by Archway in the north, Kentish Town on the south, Holloway in the south-east, Upper Holloway in the east and Gospel Oak in the west.
Tufnell Park was the home of a Roman road which was between the areas that are now Holloway Road, Dartmouth Hill and Hampstead Heath. The area was famous for itís dairy farms which supplied milk to all of south London. In 1753 William Tufnell became the proprietor of Barnsbury manor but his father-in-law Sir William Halton. The manor no longer exists but itís gateposts are still present in Tufnell Park Road. William Tufnell made requests to Parliament to be allowed to develop the manor but he was denied. The area would be passed on throughout the family after Williamís death.
It remained rural until the 19th century when it was still supply milk all over London. Major housing construction occurred from 1845, at first around Carleton Road and then in local villas and St. Georgeís Church. The homes were used by merchants and music hall performers. The emerging railway created links transport with the rest of London. Tufnell Park is known for itís sense of humour with it appearing in various comedic works by comedians Julian and Sandy, the television show Spaced, among others.
Many notable people have made their home in Tufnell Park, such as actors Sir Christopher Lee, Bill Nighy, Helen McCroy, Ben Miller and Damian Lewis, director Roger Mitchell, presenters and journalists Jon Snow and Gavin Esler, musicians Jonny Buckland, A. Rahman and Graham McPherson, Members of Parliament Neil Kinnock, Jeremy Corbyn and Tessa Jowell, comedian Charlie Higson, artist Fermin Rocker and DJ Zane Lowe.
If Tufnell Park is sounding like the place for you then you should get in touch with Man and Van. We are a local removal firm who will be able to get tackle all of your moving tasks. You may not think you need help with things but going from one home to another can be a long and arduous task. There is much to do and before you can even start you need to acquire wrapping and containers for all your things, then you need to organise all your things so that they can be packed properly. You have to be careful so that nothing is lost and each box is safe to carry. Large furniture and appliances can be troublesome as you try to move them through narrow spaces, doors and up and down stairs. This is even worse when you remember that once youíve got them out of your old home you need to get them into your new one.
Itís no good having everything ready to be transported if thereís nothing there to pick it up. Before you can obtain vehicles you will need to have booked parking space for, depending on where you need it in Islington
. Once you have everything onto the trucks and at your new home you have to do the whole process in reverse.
This can make you want to put off your move entirely but it shouldnít. Call us now on 020 3743 9354 and we will have a skilled team at your disposal who can do all these tasks and more
. Call and we can provide a free quote and within a few days we can have you living in your new home in Tufnell Park.