8 Up-And-Coming 'Hoods To Visit Now

On the hunt for some new digs? Looking to spread your horizons? Haven't left the Borough of Hackney since 2010? While there's a lot to be said for staying local, it might be time to break out of your comfort zone, crack open the A-Z, and visit London's other amazing 'hoods. Nothing ventured, nothing gained, people!
Forget about your preconceptions of East versus West and North versus South. These eight areas have a lot going for them, including amazing bars, restaurants, shops, markets, parks — all the amenities you need in a killer neighbourhood. Dare we say you might stumble upon the next Shoreditch or Notting Hill? You won't know until you grab your Oyster card and start exploring.