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
"Cricklewood is the area where West Hampstead, Willesden Green and Kilburn collide! Full of quirky independent cafes, shops and eateries with a huge variety of cultures all around. An up and coming area with huge regeneration plans which will make it the next big thing and the place to be!"Lauren Clarke
"Beautiful surroundings, flowering garden, book-share, coffee cart, artwork on display."Marie
Where do Hocroft Estate locals go?
Bonoo Indian Tapas
A West End style Restaurant, with a relaxed style serving high quality small plates of Indian Food. Amazing atmosphere always buzzing.
Submitted by Mez
Childs Hill Library
Caring staff that is always willing to help and has fantastic resources.
Submitted by J
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!
Submitted by Oliver
Golders Hill Park
Boasting a wonderful café and secret garden, this park is a stunning place to relax on a hot, sunny day.
Submitted by Nick
The Wet Fish Cafe
One of the most highly recommended restaurants in West Hampstead - comfort food and jazz.
Submitted by Thomas
The Alice House
Good bar and great cocktails - this place has 'date night' written all over it!
Submitted by Thomas
The Cedar, West End Lane was voted the best takeaway restaurant in the UK in 2014 by Hungry House!
Submitted by Sibte
One of the best chicken and lamb shawarmas in Golders Green and probably the most popular lunch takeaway in the whole area!
Submitted by Nick
A kosher bakery selling a range of products, including traditional bagels and cakes.
Submitted by Nick
Cocktails, American-style food and a cool atmosphere inside this gastro pub on Kilburn High Road.
Submitted by Adele
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.
Submitted by Grace
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. "
What do you like about Hocroft Estate?
Did you know?
"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."
Explore Hocroft Estate
Child-friendly activities near Hocroft Estate
Inspiring tuition for 5-14 year olds of all abilitiesExplore 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
The Da Capo Music FoundationSt 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
AdventurersSt 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 ArtsSt 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
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.
Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- Child's Hill
- West Hampstead
- Golders Green
- Temple Fortune
- South Hampstead
- Willesden Green
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