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Hocroft Estate

Neighbours with sought-after Hampstead, this area is in high demand

"Grade II listed The Crown, Cricklewood is a reminder of Kilburn's history."

Victoria Wellburn

"There's loads of eateries, shops and cafes along West End Lane and a real sense of community here!"

Ben Relton

"Golders Green has an ideal community for young families, with great schools and green spaces. People that settle here, usually stay for the long term..."

James Grunshaw

What is your favourite place?

Where do Hocroft Estate locals go?


Delicious wood fired takeaway pizzas. They also have a delivery service.

Mapesbury Dell

A hidden gem located in between the houses of the Mapesbury Estate, which was formed by the local community. It's a great place to take the kids or just enjoy the tranquillity. Even some of the locals don't know about it!

Golders Hill Park

Boasting a wonderful café and secret garden, this park is a stunning place to relax on a hot, sunny day.

The Wet Fish Cafe

One of the most highly recommended restaurants in West Hampstead - comfort food and jazz.

The Alice House

Good bar and great cocktails - this place has 'date night' written all over it!

The Cedar

The Cedar, West End Lane was voted the best takeaway restaurant in the UK in 2014 by Hungry House!


Come along and try a deep pan margherita pizza -they're amazing!


One of the best chicken and lamb shawarmas in Golders Green and probably the most popular lunch takeaway in the whole area!


Kosher restaurant serving a fantastic range of vegetarian and vegan dishes.

Carmelli Bakeries

A kosher bakery selling a range of products, including traditional bagels and cakes.

Bridge Cafe

This cafe serves the best baked potato in West Hampstead!

La Boutique Secret

In the heart of West Hampstead, you can indulge yourself in fantastic clothes at amazing prices! It's always busy and there are lovely ladies to help you.

Small & Beautiful

Cheap and cheerful. Delicious continental menu that barely dents the wallet. Great mussels and pizza. Bonus points for also doing takeaway!

The Old Bull & Bush

A beautiful pub with a fantastic outdoor area between Golders Green and Hampstead. A great spot for an evening beer whilst the sun goes down.

The Holly Bush

Just off Holly Hill, the Holly Bush is a delightful pub in an even more charming setting.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Cricklewood, Child's Hill, West Hampstead, Golders Green, Kilburn, Hampstead, Brondesbury, Temple Fortune, South Hampstead and Willesden Green

What do you love about Hocroft Estate?

Why do you find Hocroft Estate a great place to live?

Mrs Hadil Moufti

"I love the ability to walk around in a quiet green neighborhood, past period houses with friendly families and to the local Tennis club. And yet, only a few minutes walk from the bustling Hampstead villages and West End Lane's great transportation links. "

July 2012


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"In 2001, after 10 years of reported sightings, a lynx was captured in Cricklewood. She had become known as the "Beast of Barnet" and was rehomed in London Zoo."

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Child-friendly activities near Hocroft Estate

The Da Capo Music Foundation

St Agnes Centre
The early years programme is a carefully structured introduction to the key elements of musicianship through lively sessions based on singing and movement Website

Inspiring tuition for 5-14 year olds of all abilities

Explore Learning
Children become members and attend twice a week for sessions lasting approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. At Explore, every child has their own programme of work which adapts to their own unique strengths and weaknesses. This ensures that children are stretched and challenged in exactly the right areas - whether they are finding school tricky or top of the class. Website


St Luke's Church
Who is it for? Age 4 - Year 2 What is it? Games crafts Bible stories and singing When? Every Thursday 4 - 5pm Where? In the Lambert Hall Website

Ace Performing Arts

St Luke's Primary School
At ACE we are passionate about boosting your child's confidence and creativity while developing their performing arts skills. Our teachers are all professional performers having worked extensively in west-end theatre, film, television and the recording industry. Each member of our team also has over three years teaching experience as standard. Website

Children's Painting and Pottery (ages 7-11)

Hampstead School of Art
Exploring creativity through clay and preparatory desgin and 3D maquette construction. Objects are hand built with clay and paper clay then painted and glazed. Website

Children's Painting and Drawing (ages 7-9)

Hampstead School of Art
A wonderful way for children to express their creativity and have fun learning to paint and draw with a professional. Website

Children's Drawing and Painting (ages 5-7)

Hampstead School of Art
A wonderful way for children to express their creativity and have fun learning to paint and draw with a professional. Materials are provided. Ages 6(+): Saturday 10.00-12.30 5-7 years: Sunday 10.00-12.30 Website
  1. About Hocroft Estate

    Hocroft Estate is the name given to a collection of popular residential streets in North London, inbetween West Hampstead and Cricklewood. Large family homes line the beautiful tree-lined streets of Hocroft Avenue and Hocroft Road. A number of good schools are nearby.

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