How Housekeep works

Enter your postcode

We’ll match you with the best cleaner in Highbury

Tell us about your home

We’ll give you a price based on the size of your home

Choose an available time

Your cleaner can visit at the same time every week or fortnight

Confirm your clean

We’ll take payment from your card after your clean is complete

Customise your clean

Add extra instructions for your cleaner in your online account

Why choose Housekeep?

Get a 5-star cleaner

Every cleaner is English-speaking, friendly and reliable. They've been vetted, background-checked & rated 5-stars

No minimum contract

When you book a recurring weekly or fortnightly clean, you can change your cleaner or cancel your cleans at any time

Manage cleans online

You can add visits, skip visits, leave notes, and book extra services including ironing, laundry, fridge and oven cleaning

What’s included in a clean?


  • Wash dishes or load dishwasher
  • Dust and wipe all accessible surfaces
  • Wipe exterior of kitchen cupboards, oven and fridge
  • Clean microwave interior and exterior
  • Wipe switches and handles
  • Scrub the hob
  • Wipe countertops
  • Clean the sink
  • Put away clean dishes
  • Take out rubbish and recycling
  • Vacuum and mop floors


  • Clean the toilet
  • Scrub shower, bath and sink
  • Clean cabinet exteriors, mirrors and fixtures
  • Wipe switches and handles
  • Empty rubbish bins
  • Vacuum and mop floors

Living room & common areas

  • Dust and wipe all accessible surfaces
  • Wipe switches and handles
  • Clean mirrors
  • Empty rubbish bins
  • Vacuum and mop floors


  • Dust and wipe all accessible surfaces
  • Wipe switches and handles
  • Clean mirrors
  • Make the bed (leave fresh linen out if you would like us to change)
  • Vacuum and mop floors
Extra services
  • Ironing
  • Laundry
  • Inside windows
  • Inside fridge
  • Inside oven
Special requests?

Customise your clean by adding instructions in your online account. They are sent directly to your cleaner's mobile app, ready for the clean.

Join Our Happy Customers
in Highbury

  • "Jerome arrived on time and was unbelievably meticulous! Very polite and friendly. We will deffo be asking him back."

    Rachel - Drayton Park, 2 weeks ago
  • "Adriana goes the extra mile when she’s cleaning, thank you so much for doing such a wonderful job"

    E - Drayton Park, 1 month ago
  • "It was great to meet Leona. She was kind and helpfulness and I really appreciate her thoroughness as it’s been awhile since my flat had a good deep clean!"

    B - Drayton Park, 1 month ago
  • "For a cover housekeeper, Elena was respectful and did everything I would ask. Would love for her to be my regular housekeeper"

    A - Drayton Park, 1 month ago
  • "Came home to the most perfectly cleaned and tidied house, thank you so much Claudia!! Claudia is new with us, and after a few issues with other cleaners in the past I'm so happy to be working with Claudia. Thank you so much!!"

    Sarah Emily - Drayton Park, 1 month ago
  • "Batilde is an angel!!! She made my messy house into a home. Thank you so much. You've no idea how much this means to me."

    Jennifer - Drayton Park, 1 month ago
  • "Amazing clean, the flat looked gorgeous, and super friendly communication before and after the service. It was too late to tip by the time I did this review but will definitely double-tip next time!"

    Gemma - Drayton Park, 1 month ago
  • "Great to have Miguel back from holiday. Was so lovely coming home to a lovely, clean flat. He’s always so polite and friendly too."

    S - Drayton Park, 2 months ago
  • "Miriam is always thorough, punctual and is generally a sweet person! Thanks for all your hard work!"

    Cara - Drayton Park, 2 months ago
  • "Super friendly and very sweet. Did all we asked in good time with amazing attention to detail . Thank you"

    c - Drayton Park, 2 months ago

Some of the Great Cleaners
Available in Highbury

  • Kelly

    "Kelly was great, covered exactly what we needed and look forward to having her come back on a regular basis."

    D - Arsenal 1 month ago


    • Arsenal
    • Barnsbury
    • Drayton Park
    • Highbury
    • Highbury Fields
    • Holloway
    • Tufnell Park
  • Natalie

    "Natalie was amazing - she made sure all the places were taken care of and worked really hard to leave the flat spotless. The flat looks dreamy now!!"

    Pilar - Dalston 5 months ago


    • Canonbury
    • Clerkenwell
    • Finsbury
    • Hatton Garden
    • Hoxton
    • Old Street
    • Upper Street
  • Sonia

    "Sonia is lovely - really personable and friendly. The house always looks wonderful after she has been by. Thanks so much."

    N - Angel 2 months ago


    • Angel
    • Caledonian Road
    • De Beauvoir Town
    • Essex Road
    • Kings Cross
    • Mildway Park
    • Tollington

Highbury's Best Cleaners

Every cleaner has at least 6 months' professional home cleaning and ironing experience.

Cleaners are interviewed in-person and undergo an 8-step background check.

We collect reviews and feedback after every clean to make sure all cleaners are 5-star quality.

If you’re not totally satisfied, we promise to send an alternative cleaner to re‑clean for free!

Areas We Cover in Highbury

  • Drayton Park
  • Highbury
  • Highbury Fields

Housekeep Cleans Up in

Housekeep in Highbury

  • 1,267 Homes cleaned
  • 514 Fridges cleaned
  • 378 Ovens cleaned
  • 373 Window cleans
  • 6,390 Shirts ironed
  • 2,534 Rubbish Bags removed
  • 100% Highbury covered

Stats about Highbury

  • 28.0% Have pets
  • 79.0% Flats or apartments
  • 21.0% Houses
  • 6,975 Households
  • 15,030 Residents
  • 37.0% Own a car
  • 62.0% Single

Local Information About

Highbury is a residential area in the London borough of Islington, with a population of just over 25,000. It covers the N5 postcode, a few miles north of central London.

Highbury benefits from high quality restaurants, bars and pubs, plus local shopping. There are good transport links to central London via local rail and tube stations at Arsenal, Canonbury, Drayton Park, Finsbury Park, Holloway Road and Highbury & Islington. The area is also serviced by numerous bus routes.

Highbury is a very popular residential location, attracting young families and busy professionals. There is a mix of housing stock in the area, comprising terraced houses, new build apartments and large family homes. The Highbury Community Association was formed in 1997 to campaign to improve the local living and working environment in Highbury, Lower Holloway and Finsbury Park.

With so many young families and professionals, Housekeep cleaners have been in high demand in Highbury, with thousands 5-star cleans already.

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