Live the Brent life
Whether you’re more interested in the chance to make a great investment or to live close to one of the most iconic stadiums anywhere in the world, there’s no time like the present to buy a new home in Brent. Especially as you can currently take advantage of offers such as the Government’s London Help to Buy scheme
, where first-time buyers can receive a 40% equity loan to put towards a new property.
Things to see and do in Brent
There’s no question what, quite literally, the biggest crowd-pleaser in the borough is. As well as playing host to the England national football team, Wembley Stadium is also renowned for its events and concerts, allowing you to see some of the globe’s biggest stars in a number of different ways.
Not far from the famous arch you’ll find King Edward VII Park, while the Welsh Harp Open Space and Brent Reservoir are incredible places to enjoy a tranquil walk. With Fryent Country Park and Gladstone Park also great for a stroll, don’t miss Brent Museum or the stunning local Hindu temples.
There are plenty of excellent schools across the borough, with top primary options including Wembley’s St Joseph RC Junior School, Mitchell Brook Primary, Wykeham Primary and Kingsgate Primary. All four of these schools are rated as outstanding by Ofsted, along with Wembley’s all-through Ark Academy.
Further sought-after secondary options include Michaela Community School, Wembley High Technology College and Claremont High School, which are all in the education board’s top bracket too.
Brent transport links
Brent is blessed with great public transportation services, not least in the Wembley area - as you’d expect with such a major stadium in town. There’s a selection of train and Overground services across the borough, while the Underground’s Bakerloo, Jubilee, Metropolitan and Piccadilly lines all pass through the area. If you like to be near an airport for business or pleasure, Heathrow is less than 10 miles from Wembley.
The Brent property scene
Average house prices in Brent are comparable to the London average, with flats the most prevalent form of home available to buy. The borough has seen some excellent growth in recent years though, and has been highlighted as a great place to invest thanks to the local regeneration.
Now is the time to buy in Brent, with a selection of excellent apartments available in places such as Wembley. Whether you’re enjoying a rooftop garden along Watkin Road or house-hunting elsewhere, don’t miss offers such as our hassle-free Movemaker scheme.