What is the E2 London postcode really like? Is the area highbrow, down at heel or a diamond in the rough? Who should you really believe, anyway? At HomeViews Streets, we think there are no better judges than local residents themselves. That’s why we have been busy collecting countless thought-provoking reviews from Londoners across the postcode map. We can now expose the truth about E2’s transport, amenities, and community atmosphere. Why wait for answers? Read on to get yours.
What does the E stand for in London postcode?
The “E” in the London postcode stands for “Eastern”. All the major postcodes follow this format. I.e.: “W” is “Western”, “SW” is “South Western” and so on.
What area is E2 in London?
London’s E2 postcode consists of four different areas: Bethnal Green, Cambridge Heath, Haggerston, and a portion of Shoreditch. Together, this is a good chunk of East London.
What borough is E2 in London?
Together, the four separate areas under the E2 London postcode fall into the boroughs of Hackney and Tower Hamlets. These two councils oversee the respective areas.
Which zone is London E2?
The E2 postcode sits within the TfL (Transport for London) Zone 2. Hackney, Dalston, and Homerton (E8 & E9) lie to the north, with Bow (E3) bordering the postcode to the east. Find Mile End, Stepney, and Whitechapel (E1) to the south, and Barnsbury, Canonbury, and Islington (N1) to the west.
Is E2 a good place to live?
Now you understand E2’s geography, it’s time to deep-dive into the area’s highs (or lows!), as identified by our spill-all residents. HomeViews Streets has been inundated with ratings and comments about everything E2 – from the safety of its streets to its hidden gems. Here’s a taste of what to expect:
“Who needs West London?”
Do other reviewers agree? Read on to browse some examples, then click through to the HomeViews site to learn more. Simply report on your own home turf to unlock all the information available on the E2 London postcode.
HomeViews Area Guides
See the area guides on related areas below for HomeViews insights about E2 and surrounding regions. These pages include the top-rated new homes in those areas and reviews by residents.
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