London Property News: Investing
03 May 2016
With London’s mayoral election looming, Henry Wiltshire takes a look at the different candidates’ views on housing. As London grows ever bigger, and with a need for at least 50,000 more homes every year, not to mention affordable housing, property development is at the top of the agenda for both Labour candidate Sadiq Khan and Conservative candidate Zac Goldsmith.
London under Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson, London’s current mayor, has created a number of high-rise housing developments, using his mayoral powers to approve … Read more ›
28 April 2016
With regeneration in London’s East End going from strength to strength, Royal Docks is the capital’s newest area for development.
Docks and location
The Royal Docks comprise four historic shipping quays on the north bank of the Thames: Victoria Dock, Royal Albert Dock, King George V Dock and Pontoon Dock, located just east of Canary Wharf and the Isle of Dogs.
The new Business Port is expected to attract many Asian companies and generate huge economic growth.
Chinese business district development company ABP … Read more ›
25 April 2016
£500,000 is now the average house price in London*. It can get you a family house in Zone 4, a three bedroom property in Hackney, a flat in a converted house in Clapham, or, if you’re seeking buy-to-let or a property investment, you can find convenient apartments near Canary Wharf.
“Even with the 2008 crash, London house prices have still successfully increased by nearly 50% over the last eight years”
Across the rest of the country, the average price is considerably lower, … Read more ›
18 April 2016
Watch highlights from the Henry Wiltshire International exhibition at Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2016.
“Without a doubt this year’s Cityscape Abu Dhabi has been the best yet. We’ve seen a very large amount of footfall and interest with Henry Wiltshire’s international offerings” Andrew Covill – Henry Wiltshire Director
17 July 2015
Canary Wharf is a business district in Tower Hamlets, London. As Canary Wharf estate agents will tell you, the area is already an incredibly popular place to live due to its wide range of shops, restaurants and cafes, beautiful scenery and transport links. Alongside London City Airport, Canary Wharf also boasts the Canary Wharf Tube station, which makes commuting to work incredibly easy. However, transport in the area is soon to become even better as the planned new Crossrail station … Read more ›
24 June 2015
Vauxhall, an area in the London Borough of Lambeth, was once known for being run-down, neglected and no-one’s first choice as a place to live. This is changing, however, and Vauxhall is set to be regenerated and transformed to become an ideal location for anyone wishing to move to London. The Vauxhall Nine Elms Battersea (VNEB) regeneration is the largest regeneration area in central London, set to transform the area by 2030. As Vauxhall estate agents will tell you, now … Read more ›