New Homes in Tower Hamlets
Bordering the financial centre of the UK to the West, extending along the riverside to the Docklands and Canary Wharf to the East and stretching North including Brick Lane, Whitechapel and Victoria Park, the borough of Tower Hamlets is an exciting melting pot of modern architecture reaching to the sky, regenerated industrial quarters and traditionally residential areas.
With its multifaceted aesthetics, its central and riverside location and its great and ever improving transport links, Tower Hamlets is one of the most attractive boroughs in the capital when it comes to buying a new home.
Take a look at all available new homes in Tower Hamlets from the list of developments below.
Live the Tower Hamlets life
From iconic landmarks to soaring skyscrapers and a top-notch location close to the heart of much of London’s action, new homes in Tower Hamlets are always in demand. This is a fantastic borough to buy a house in, but wherever you want to live in the capital, don’t miss initiatives such as the London Help to Buy scheme to see if you could get a helping hand with your purchase.
Things to see and do in Tower Hamlets
This area of London is jam-packed with top sights, leisure attractions and cultural draws. The Tower of London and Tower Bridge are two of the capital’s most famous historical landmarks, while Canary Wharf with its trendy shops, bars and restaurants and skyscrapers like One Canada Square is a much more modern phenomenon.
Whether you’re shopping for vintage clothes along Brick Lane or strolling through the colourful Columbia Road Flower Market, you can also enjoy a canalside bike ride through Mile End Park. Other attractions in the area also include the Museum of London Docklands, Whitechapel Gallery and floating museum, HMS Belfast. From Victoria Park to Millwall Park and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in neighbouring Stratford, you can also stroll across the river to visit Greenwich Park.
There’s a wide choice of great schools in the borough if you have kids, with top primary options including Thomas Buxton Primary in Whitechapel and Canary Wharf College on the Isle of Dogs. Both of those schools are rated as outstanding by Ofsted, along with Mayflower Primary and Bygrove Primary in Poplar, Bow’s St Agnes RC Primary and St Peter’s London Docks CofE in Wapping.
Should you be more concerned about secondary schools, Whitechapel’s Swanlea School also resides in the education board’s top bracket of high performers. The same goes for the Sir John Cass Foundation and Redcoat CofE in Stepney, Mulberry School for Girls and Bethnal Green’s Morpeth School.
Tower Hamlets transport links
This area has a wonderful selection of public transportation options, including bus, Tube and train links. As well as a number of Overground services, the borough also offers access to Underground routes such as the Central, Circle, District, Hammersmith & City and Jubilee lines. The DLR passes through the borough, which is right next door to London City Airport.
The Tower Hamlets property scene
Somewhat surprisingly, given the quality of some of the areas of the borough in which you can live, Tower Hamlets actually has a lower average house price than that you’ll find across the rest of London as a whole.There’s a good chance this will change in the future, which means you can snap up a bargain in the area now, before cashing in over the years to come. Whether you’re looking for a large family home in Tower Hamlets or an apartment in a place like Upton Park, where you’ll find the superb Upton Gardens development, don’t miss such as our Movemaker scheme to help you along the way.