South Hampstead

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South Hampstead
South Hampstead is located in Greater London
South Hampstead
South Hampstead
South Hampstead shown within Greater London
OS grid reference TQ266842
London borough
Ceremonial county Greater London
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LONDON
Postcode district NW3, NW6, NW8
Dialling code 020
Police Metropolitan
Fire London
Ambulance London
EU Parliament London
UK Parliament
London Assembly
List of places
51°32′33″N 0°10′24″W / 51.5424°N 0.1734°W / 51.5424; -0.1734Coordinates: 51°32′33″N 0°10′24″W / 51.5424°N 0.1734°W / 51.5424; -0.1734

South Hampstead is a district of northwest London, part of the London Borough of Camden. It is commonly defined as the area between West End Lane to the west, Belsize Road to the south, Fitzjohn's Avenue and Finchley Road to the east, and Broadhurst Gardens and Nutley Terrace to the north.

Notable residents and associated organisations[edit]

Sigmund Freud and his daughter Anna Freud, who lived at 20 Maresfield Gardens (currently the home of the Freud Museum)

Nahum Sokolow, author and Zionist statesman

The 43 Group, an anti-fascist group of Jewish ex-servicemen after WW2 who broke up right wing marches and fought fascists in the streets, was founded here.

Kylie Minogue, singer

Stephen Fry, actor

Matt Lucas, actor

ETA, the Basque separatist group, and PLO, the Palestinian Liberation Organisation, used houses here as safe houses in the 1970s.

Barry Humphries, Australian celebrity known for playing Dame Edna Everage

Natalie Imbruglia, singer[4]

South Hampstead High School, a prestigious independent girls' day school located at 3 Maresfield Gardens[5]

Nearby places[edit]


Railway stations[edit]