New build homes in Colindale: 10 highest rated developments

The bustling north-west London suburb of Colindale has plenty to offer renters, first-time buyers and established London homeowners. Thanks to its well-connected transport network and affordable property prices, the area has become a hub of development, with numerous new build homes appearing in recent years. Verified residents of Colindale have been reviewing its best new build developments on HomeViews. Read on to discover the highest rated new build homes in Colindale.

Where is Colindale?

Colindale is conveniently located in north-west London, alongside Harrow, Edgware and Hendon. Central London is just six miles to the south via the A5 or the A41. Additionally, there’s easy access to the picturesque towns and villages of Hertfordshire, via the nearby M1.

Is Colindale a good place to live?

Colindale is a thriving community with a lot to offer both renters and buyers. The area features a wealth of residential avenues lined with post-war semi-detached properties, providing spacious accommodation and superb value for buyers. For renters and first-time buyers, there’s a choice of numerous new builds, including several rental-only developments.

The area’s main high street is along the A5/Edgware Road. This busy thoroughfare offers a range of shops and acts as one of the main routes into Central London. There’s also several major supermarkets, while neighbouring Brent Cross, Burnt Oak and Edgware provide a further choice of shops and facilities.

The sheer number of excellent schools in the area reinforces Colindale’s reputation as a great place for young families. Five primary schools within proximity of the centre of Colindale are rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. Additionally, the area is home to renowned independent North London Grammar School.

As far as green space is concerned, Colindale boasts the peaceful greenery of Silkstream Park. It has a children’s playground and stream running through its centre. Additional parks in the surrounding area include Fryent Country park and Sunny Hill Park. Meanwhile, the wide open Central London spaces of Hampstead Heath and Regent’s Park are both easily accessible.

Transport in Colindale

Colindale’s position in TfL zone 4 is within easy reach of Central London. There are excellent road links both to central areas and away from the city. The M1 and the A406 meet at the southern edge of Colindale. The M1 offers swift access towards the M25 and Hertforshire beyond. The A406 is one of the major inner-London circular roads, providing easy access to the main arterial routes into the centre. In Colindale’s central area, you can also access the London Underground. There are Northern Line services to the major rail terminals of Euston, King’s Cross and St. Pancras International, as well as easy access to the City of London and the West End.

Colindale average property prices

Zoopla lists the average property price in Colindale as £417,000, according to sales in the 12 months to October 2022. This means property in Colindale is, remarkably, on average more than £300,000 cheaper than the London average of £728,000. The majority of sales in the area in the last year have been flats, with the average price for a flat in Colindale registering at £344,000.

Highest rated new build homes in Colindale

Colindale’s affordable property prices and convenient location set it apart as an attractive option for buyers and renters in the capital. Developers are steadily waking up to the potential of Colindale, with numerous new build developments arriving in the area in recent years. Below you can find our rankings of the best new build homes in Colindale. The list is drawn solely from the ratings of verified reviewers on HomeViews.

*PLEASE NOTE these rankings take into account how many reviews a scheme has and how recently those reviews have been submitted, so may not match the overall star ratings shown. Buildings with a larger number of more recent reviews are given a greater weighting to reflect current building performance.

4.15 (163 reviews)
4.15 (163 reviews)

At the top of the pile in Colindale is Colindale Gardens, a mixed-use development in the heart of North West London. It features a range of studio, one, two, three and four-bedroom apartments and duplexes. Additionally, there are a range of three and four-bedroom townhouses alongside cafés, restaurants, retail facilities, a residents-only gym and a concierge service. Colindale Underground station is the nearest transport link with connections to the Northern line.

Read reviews and details of Colindale Gardens, NW9

3.95 (370 reviews)
3.95 (370 reviews)

In second place is Beaufort Park, a St. George development. It has access to good transport services towards Central London with Colindale’s Underground Station nearby. The development has various health and fitness facilities such as a spa, gym, pool and landscaped courtyards. There is also a range of shops and restaurants at Beaufort Park.

Read reviews and details of Beaufort Park, NW9

In third is L&Q at Colindale Gardens, comprising 211 apartments, ranging between one, two and three-bedrooms. This rental-only development offers residents an on-site concierge and private balconies, and is only a 10-minute walk from Colindale Underground station, serviced by the Northern Line.

Read reviews and details of L&Q at Colindale Gardens Private Rental, NW9

In fourth place is Trinity Square, a Barratt London development and winner of the ‘Best Project’ Housing Design Award. The development comprises 326 one, two and three-bedroom apartments and 70 three and four-bedroom houses. The apartments all benefit from open-plan living areas, with large floor-to-ceiling windows.

Read reviews and details of Trinity Square, NW9

Fifth in Colindale is Silver Works, a residential development from Galliard Homes, previously used during the First World War by the Royal Air Force. Today, it’s a collection of apartments, suites and townhouses, all in a central location in Colindale. Colindale tube station, serviced by the Northern line, is close to the development, as is the M1, the A41 and the Brent Cross shopping mall.

Read reviews and details of Silver Works, NW9

Sixth place is taken by Rhythm, a Fairview New Homes development located in Colindale. It comprises 104 studio, one, two and three-bedroom apartments. Residents benefit from private car parking and landscaped communal gardens. The development is just a four-minute walk from Colindale underground station, which is served by the Northern Line.

Read reviews and details of Rhythm, NW9

3.85 (105 reviews)
3.85 (105 reviews)

In seventh place, and located a short walk from Colindale underground station, is Pulse by Fairview New Homes. The development features a range of studios, one, two, three and four-bedroom apartments and was designed by Lichfields. In total, it comprises 1,111 residential units.

Read reviews and details of Pulse, NW9

Eighth in Colindale is Hendon Waterside, a large regeneration scheme by Barratt London. Comprised of over 2,000 one, two and three-bedroom homes, this development is in West Hendon, towards the southern edge of Colindale. It’s also adjacent to the Welsh Harp Reservoir, and is a five-minute walk from Hendon station, with its direct links to Central London.

Read reviews and details of Hendon Waterside, NW9

In ninth, Zenith House is a residential development by Notting Hill Genesis, located in the heart of Colindale. The development is just moments from the local shops and from Colindale tube station with connections to the Northern Line. Colindale Park is also only a 10-minute walk away.

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Finally in our top 10 of new builds in Colindale, is New Hendon Village. Genesis Housing Group took on this project, to transform the old Grahame Park Housing Estate into this modern development. This huge regeneration scheme will complete in 2023, providing 3,000 new homes and community facilities such as a health centre, retail outlets, children’s activity centre and a brand-new Woodland Walk, connecting New Hendon Village to Heybourne Park. The development is close to the M1, A1 and A41 and a 10-minute walk from Colindale Station for the Northern Line.

Read reviews and details of New Hendon Village, NW9

Have you seen something you like in Colindale? To find out more about living in this bustling north London neighbourhood, read our dedicated area guide below. From there, you can also find more information on the best new build developments to buy and rent in Colindale.

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