New Homes in Havering
On the eastern fringes of Greater London, Havering is soon to benefit from three new Crossrail stations. Property prices may be rising fast but there's still great value to be found here. As reported by Home and Property  Havering is the 5th cheapest borough in London where to buy a house.
If you are looking to commute into the city but still experience the countryside feel of Essex, Havering is a great option as an area to move to.
Browse all the available developments below to view all new homes in and around Havering.
Live the Havering life
With the arrival of Crossrail boosting the property market in parts of Havering, the borough also benefits from the increased levels of space you can expect when you live in outer London. You can also expect to receive a great deal when you take up an offer such as our Movemaker scheme, where we’ll pay your estate agent fees for you to remove a key expense involved with selling your current home.
Things to see and do in Havering
Whether you’re hitting the stalls at Romford Market, spotting birds at Rainham Marshes or enjoying a lakeside walk around Raphael Park, there are lots of great ways to spend your time in Havering. The 215-acre Bedfords Park has a cafe and gift shop to complement its rolling greenery and wildlife, while the Thames Chase Forest Centre offers an array of fun activities.
Part of Hainault Forest Country Park resides in the north west corner of the borough, while Thorndon Country Park is just over the north east border in Brentwood. Havering Country Park and Bedfords Park are excellent spots for a walk in the north, while Central Park, Eastbrookend Country Park, Harrow Lodge Park, the Chase and Beam Valley Country Park form an incredible stretch of open space further south.
There’s a great selection of schools in Havering for families with children to consider, with primary options including Concordia Academy in Romford. It’s rated as outstanding by Ofsted, with the same applying to Hacton Primary in Hornchurch, Upminster Infant School and Ardleigh Green’s infant and junior schools.
Outstanding secondary schools in the borough include Upminster’s Sacred Heart of Mary Girls’ School and Hall Mead School. If you’re after an independent option, Bep Academy and Raphael Independent School are both located in Romford.
Havering transport links
The Crossrail system connects Essex with Reading on the other side of London, and stations such as Romford’s mean you get incredible access to the heart of the capital. The Tube’s District line also runs through the borough, stopping at Elm Park, Hornchurch and Upminster Bridge, before terminating in Upminster.
This means you can make the most of direct services to places like Monument, Embankment and Westminster, as well as Victoria, South Kensington and Earl’s Court. There are also other train stations and Overground stops you can use, as well as plenty of local bus routes.
The Havering property scene
Property prices in Havering are around two thirds the London average, meaning this is an area where you can get a lot more house for your money. And with the arrival of Crossrail making this area more popular than ever, now is the time to invest in local property and reap the rewards in the future as prices continue to rise.From transport hubs like Romford and Upminster to neighbourhoods like Elm Park and Havering-atte-Bower which offer stunning access to local green spaces, you can also find beautiful modern apartments in nearby places like Upton Park and East Ham. So pick out your new home today, and discover whether you could benefit from such as the government’s popular scheme.