Houses, Flats & Apartments to Rent in Barbican, London (EC2Y)
The name ‘Barbican’ is well-known around the world and the Barbican Estate of EC2Y thrives still today. Created originally as a post-war high-rise residential neighbourhood for the middle classes, it’s now a bustling, artsy and vibrant community. Barbican London rentals are more accessible than you may have imagined with Movebubble – because we know the area, and its assets, so well. Barbican offers everything you’d expect from city-centre living and the community there agree: there’s nowhere in the world quite like it.
Flats & Apartments to Rent in Barbican
If you’re looking for an apartment to rent in Barbican, look no further. It’s such a brilliant place to live, that a good chunk of the residents there are estate agents! The three main residential towers of Barbican may look - at first glance - like a bit of a concrete jungle. But, below, they’re surrounded by quiet private gardens, secluded green spaces, and private homes.
Houses to Rent in Barbican
There are over 2,000 homes in Barbican, with a population of almost 7,000, yet a lot of the area feels as though it couldn’t be further from the hustle and bustle of the City. The houses to rent in Barbican include tall and tidy townhouses and some newer red brick detached homes.
Leisure & Amenities in Barbican
While Barbican is not a particularly 'touristy' area of London, it is a cultural one. The Barbican Centre, London’s biggest events venue, offers a packed calendar of exhibitions, shows and gigs, and the Barbican Conservatory within it is a tropical sanctuary of plants, birds and fish. The Museum of London documents the city’s development (including, yep, the building of the Barbican Estate!) giving you a whistle-stop tour of its history. Amenities for locals are easy to reach and convenient, with on-site staff servicing those living in the estate’s apartment homes, with supermarkets, stores, hairdressers and other basic facilities all within walking distance.