A Quick Overview of St John’s Wood
St John's Wood is a district of north-west London, in the City of Westminster, and on the north-west side of Regent's Park. It is about 2.5 miles (4 km) north-west of Charing Cross.
- Once part of the Great Middlesex Forest, it was later owned by the Knights of St John of Jerusalem.
- It is a very affluent neighbourhood, with the area postcode (NW8) ranked by Forbes magazine as the 5th most expensive postcode in London based on the average home price in 2007.
- According to a 2014 property agent survey, St. John's Wood residents pay the highest average rent in all of London.