The world contains many great places to live and each of them could be the perfect place to call your new home. Luckily, you don’t have to search the entire world to find that special place because the London region has a wide variety of places to chose from. It can be a long search, so why not start by looking at the SE23 postcode area?.
SE23 is one of the many areas within the South Eastern postcode district. It is one of the original postcode region that was established in 1857 and like all others it has had multiple smaller sections created within it. There are now twenty-eight of these in in SE at the moment, ranging from SE1 to SE28. There is also an additional non-geographic postcode (SE1P). These smaller areas were created to improve mail delivery and street signs and make navigation and transport more accurate.
SE23 itself is covers Forest Hill, Honor Oak and a part of Crofton park. All of these fall in the Borough of Lewisham and use the post town address of LONDON. It is bordered by SE4, SE6, SE15, SE21, SE22 and SE26 areas, meaning that Brockley, Hither Green, Nunhead, Dulwich, Sydenham and more are nearby. Houses here cost below the London average, with homes starting at around £299,000 for one bedroom and increase to approximately £676,000 for five bedrooms. Apartmenmts follow a similar trend, with the cheapest being at roughly £188,000 for a single bedroom and the most expensive are about £475,000 for four bedrooms. The most expensive places in this region are Allenby Road and Liphook Crescent.
There are many notable landmarks, facilities and amenities in the area some of these include the popular Horniman Museum which has a large collection of anthropology, natural history and musical exhibits, The Hob Public House that hosts various live acts and the Brockley Jack Theatre that is home to a wide variety of events and activities such as dancing, snooker, music, plays, workshops and more. Local sports teams include Crofton Park F.C and there are local health and fitness centres in the area. Forest Hill library in over one-hundred years old and is a Grade II listed building. It is not the only piece of impressive architecture here with many fine structures such as The Capitol Cinema, the Horniman Museum and the Forest Croft and Taymount mansion blocks. The area is well known for being the home of many pubs and restaurants. Transport is covered well thanks to frequent trains and many bus services.
Some notable residents from the area include , comedian Spike Milligan, actors Michael Gambon, Henry Pratt, Timothy Spall and Jason Statham, musicians Gabrielle and Kate Bush, broadcasters Danny Baker and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, TV personality Linda Barker, writers Richard Jeffries and Jim Cornell, theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, former PM James Callaghan and footballer Ian Wright.
With all this and more to offer there’s no reason to delay your move here. Get in touch with Man and Van on 020 3743 9354 and we’ll assist you with every step of your relocation
. We can provide a skilled team of movers who will tackle packing, large furniture removal, transport, storage and more. We will happily give you advice and information over the phone and we can provide a free quote and help you book parking with Lewisham Council
. So for an easy move to the prefect place, get in touch with us today.