Café culture is alive and well in picturesque Pinner where the number of coffee shops has boomed by 22% in recent years.
It’s a well-heeled suburb noted for its High Street of timber-framed medieval buildings leading up to the 14th-century parish church of St John. Popular with families for its excellent schools and low crime rates, it’s a well-established and culturally diverse part of outer London.
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A strong local community keeps Pinner popular with key events celebrated each year including Pinner Fair in May and Pinner Village Show in September.
Pinner Memorial Park in the town centre has a duck pond, café, bowling green, ornamental peace garden and aviary. It is also home of the Heath Robinson Museum dedicated to the life and work of the humorous illustrator who lived in Pinner in the early 1900s.
A 12-mile walk along the River Pinn starts in the centre of town. Rugby, cricket, tennis and football clubs are available to join and there is a there’s a thriving theatre group. While most of the chain restaurants are present, there are also independent eateries, delis, cafés and interiors retailers. The Queen’s Head pub is one of the oldest buildings in Pinner and Sainsbury’s, M&S, Lidl and Tesco have town centre stores. The Pinn Medical Centre has a wide catchment area.
Pinner Metropolitan Line tube is in Zone 5. A wide network of buses serves the local area. Fast tubes from Pinner station reach Baker Street in just 27 minutes.
Pinner has a good choice of state primary and secondary schools with many judged “outstanding” by Ofsted. West Lodge, St John Fisher, Pinner Wood School and Pinner Park nursery and infant are popular.
State secondary schools include Nower Hill High School, Northwood School, Pinner High School, Haydon School, the Sacred Heart Language School and Harrow High School. For a full list and catchment areas visit www.harrow.gov.uk.
Independent schools for nursery and primary levels include Reddiford School co-educational and St John’s School for boys. Senior independent schools include Northwood College, St Helen’s, Haberdashers’ Aske’s for boys and girls and The John Lyon School.
Pinner is known for its Edwardian, Art and Crafts, Art Deco and Tudor style properties and these come in all sizes from mansion block apartments to large detached properties.
The Pinner Wood Park Estate conservation area is one of the first garden suburbs built in the 1920s in the Arts and Crafts style. West Way, Moss Lane and Northfield Avenue are sought-after roads.
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Elton John grew up in Pinner attending local schools. Pinner is often used as a film location and most recently Eddie Redmayne was spotted in the village while shooting Stephen Hawking’s The Theory of Everything.
Pinner comes under the London Borough of Harrow. The annual council tax rates for 2023/24 are:
- Band A: £1441.87
- Band B: £1682.17
- Band C: £1922.49
- Band D: £2162.80
- Band E: £2643.43
- Band F: £3124.04
- Band G: £3604.67
- Band H: £4325.60
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