About Camden Town

About Camden Town

Camden Town is located between Central London and the suburban area of North-East London. It is the central neighborhood of the London Borough of Camden, a place with a mixture of cultural elements and  people. It is well-known for its colorful and lively markets, popular with those living in London.

About Camden town - London map

Location of Camden in London


Interesting facts about Camden Town:

Camden was initially part of the manor of Kentish Town and named after Charles Pratt, who was the Earl of Camden. After Regent’s Canal was built in 1816, the district began to grow. The famous markets were set up in 1973 and in a relatively short period of time Camden Town became a synonym for an alternative nightlife.

Flats and rooms to rent in Camden Town:

Despite its excellent location and being an utterly fashionable district, real estates in Camden is reasonably priced, and flats and rooms to rent in Camden town can be found for lower rent prices that in other parts of the inner London boroughs.  You can rent a much more spacious place at a certain budget than in the suburbs of Primrose Hill or Hampstead for example.

Transportation around Camden town:

Camden Town has great transportation as it is served by the Northern Line at Camden Town Station and the Overground at Camden Road, plus many buses are spread across the area.