Moving to Queens Road

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Wangthamstow Sun 05-Jun-16 22:56:16

I'm new to this beautiful platform that Mumsnet is, but in a short time I've noticed that true urban knowledge lives within, so apologies if this thread is repeated but I just need some Walthamstow guidance.

My DH and I are moving to QueensRoad, any advice on the area, road and the big religious building at the end?

soundsystem Mon 06-Jun-16 17:35:04


We nearly moved there but the house we were buying fell through and we moved just South of Lea Bridge Road instead (just over the border into Leyton).

I mean, what do you want to know, if you're moving there you obviously have some sense of the area?

It's the less gentrified/more affordable bit of Walthamstow. Easy to get down to Leyton/Stratford and over to Hackney as well as everywhere you can get to from Walthamstow Central. The "big religious building" - again, what do you want to know? I guess you mean the mosque?

Schools: Edinburgh Road is good with some outstanding features, Thomas Gamuel I think is a lot better than the last Ofsted report makes it looks - it's now run by the Lion Academy trust who run Barclay Primary (recently rated outstanding).

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