Saint John’s Wood is a district of northwest London, in the City of Westminster, and on the northwest side of Regent’s Park. It is about 2.5 miles (4 km) northwest of Charing Cross.
The boundaries of St. John’s Wood are the Regent’s Canal to the south, Maida Vale (Edgware Road) to the west, Boundary Road to the north and Avenue Rd/Primrose Hill Park to the east.
It is a very affluent neighbourhood, with the area postcode (NW8) ranked by Forbes magazine as the fifth 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.