London, Ontario’s collection of neighbourhoods offers a unique blend of small-town charm and big-city conveniences. Each neighbourhood in London boasts its distinct character and vibe, ensuring that every resident finds their perfect fit. From bustling urban areas brimming with cultural activities and nightlife to serene, family-friendly suburbs offering peace and space. As such, we curated the ultimate guide to London’s neighbourhoods and how each of them contributes to the city’s dynamic and inclusive community.
Let’s take a walk through London, Ontario’s neighbourhoods:
Old North Neighbourhood
London, Ontario’s Old North neighbourhood is renowned for its historic charm, manifested in beautiful heritage homes and picturesque tree-lined streets. Situated near Western University, this area is vibrant with the energy of young students and professionals, making it an ideal spot for those pursuing higher studies or starting their careers. The neighbourhood is adorned with a variety of boutiques, restaurants, and cafés, offering a lively and culturally rich atmosphere. For those seeking residence in this desirable area, Medallion’s Blossom Gate rental properties at 621, 625, 629, and 637-645 Kipps Lane present an excellent opportunity. These gorgeous rentals blend seamlessly into the neighbourhood’s historic aesthetic while offering modern conveniences.
Southcrest, a dynamic residential neighbourhood in South London, offers a diverse mix of high-rise buildings, single-detached homes, and townhouse complexes, catering to families and young professionals alike. This area is known for its blend of urban living with easy access to natural beauty. Highlighted by the nearby Southcrest Ravines and Euston Park, it provides residents with scenic spaces to relax and unwind. The neighbourhood’s mix of housing options and proximity to green spaces make it a desirable location for those seeking a balanced lifestyle.
Old South & Wortley Village
Old South & Wortley Village in London, Ontario, is a historic neighbourhood widely famous for its strong sense of community and charming character. This area, which was voted the “greatest neighbourhood in Canada” in 2013, is a tapestry of independent shops, and local cafes, and hosts annual village gatherings that bring residents together. The streets are lined with early mid-century homes, adding a touch of historical elegance to the area. Wortley Village’s unique blend of a close-knit community feel, coupled with its vibrant local businesses and historical significance, makes it a highly sought-after place to live. In case the historical charm of Wortley Village has caught your attention, Medallion’s property at 59 Ridout is located right in the heart of this community. Medallion’s new modern rentals, Soho Sq, will also be launching in downtown South soon!
Woodfield, nestled in Central London, Ontario, is a picturesque district celebrated for its beautifully preserved 19th-century houses, showcasing eclectic architectural styles. This charming neighbourhood is home to the historic Victoria Park which serves as a hub for community events and transforms into a popular ice-skating rink in the winter. Along Richmond and Dundas streets, the area boasts a variety of global eateries, cozy pubs, and pizza spots, alongside cultural venues like the London Music Hall Complex hosting touring acts. If you are seeking to experience the unique allure of Woodfield, Medallion offers attractive living options with properties at 700 King Street (East & West Tower), and 400 Lyle Street, perfectly situated to enjoy the neighbourhood’s rich history and vibrant community life.
Situated on the southwest side of the city, this neighbourhood offers a harmonious blend of residential living and natural beauty. The area features a mix of older condos and single or semi-detached homes, with newer homes gradually being added to the mix. Located along the southern edge of the Thames River and adjacent to several parks, including the crowd favourite Springbank Park – it’s a nature lover’s paradise! This neighbourhood brings it home with Westmount Shopping Centre, providing residents with a plethora of shopping and dining options – all conveniently within walking distance.
We hope you enjoyed the trip through London, Ontario’s diverse range of neighbourhoods with us today! While you’re still here, check out our Apartment Finder Tool to learn more about Medallion’s London properties.