Top 5 new build homes developments in Walthamstow

Walthamstow is a thriving and bustling community in north east London. The area features busy high streets, peaceful tree-lined avenues of period houses and plentiful green space, all less than 20-minutes from Central London. Verified Walthamstow residents have been providing their reviews of the borough’s new builds, helping us to create this ranking of the best new build homes developments in Walthamstow.

Where is Walthamstow?

Walthamstow sits in a convenient position in north-east London, between TFL’s zones 3 and 4. It borders Hackney and Newham to the south, Haringey and Enfield to the west, and Redbridge to the east.

What’s it like to live in Walthamstow?

Walthamstow has all the advantages of city living, with the added bonus of wide open spaces and parkland right on its doorstep. While it was once firmly family territory, young professionals and creatives have been flocking to Walthamstow as prices rise in the likes of Hackney and Hoxton. This makes for an eclectic mix, where bustling, traditional street markets collide with independent cafés, pop-ups and boutiques.

Walthamstow benefits from a variety of parks and green spaces, making it easy to get away from it all. To the west, Walthamstow neighbours Lee Valley Park and the Walthamstow Wetlands. On its eastern edge, Walthamstow Forest Park and Higham Park create a green belt that connects to Epping Forest’s epic 8,000 acres of park and woodland.

The area is well connected to Central London, but it also provides everything you need for everyday living. Walthamstow’s high streets and village centres provide a wealth of shops, while the famous Walthamstow street market is said to be the longest in Europe. It stretches for a kilometre along the pedestrianised High Street. There are also indoor markets at Wood Street. The area offers a choice of restaurants from around the world, numerous street food vendors and a growing number of independent cafés.

Transport in Walthamstow

Walthamstow straddles Transport for London’s zones 3 and 4. The borough is served by several London Overground stations, which provide easy access to Liverpool Street in the heart of the City of London. There is one underground station in the area: Walthamstow Central. From here you can join the Victoria Line for direct access to Central London in 20 minutes.

What are house prices like in Walthamstow?

Walthamstow represents a relatively affordable option compared to the average London property price. Properties in Walthamstow cost an average of £565,000 in the 12 months to April 2022, according to Zoopla. This is significantly below the London average of £715,000. You can pick up a flat in Walthamstow for just shy of £400,000. Detached properties in the borough sell for an average of £668,000.

Top 5 new build homes developments in Walthamstow

With its busy high streets and wide open green spaces, Walthamstow certainly has plenty to offer. The area has also seen an array of new build developments emerge in recent years. You can check out our rankings of the best new builds in Walthamstow below. The rankings are based solely on the ratings given by 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.

4.39 (12 reviews)
4.39 (12 reviews)

Top spot in Hammersmith and Fulham is taken by Fulham Reach. This mixed-use development from St George (part of the Berkeley Group), was constructed with the support of architect, John Thompson and Partners, and interior designer, Jestico + Whiles. It’s situated in Hammersmith, close to Hammersmith Broadway and Hammersmith station, and adjacent to the River Thames. There are currently 744 apartments and penthouses here, which range from one to four bedrooms.

Read reviews and details of Fulham Reach, W6

4.37 (15 reviews)
4.37 (15 reviews)

In second place is Imperial Wharf, located in an exclusive neighbourhood adjacent to Chelsea Harbour in Fulham. This mixed-use development by St George is built on a former industrial site and comprises 1,665 new homes with 50% affordable. The site also has a fitness centre, a hotel, offices, retail space and restaurants as well as a new railway station, also called Imperial Wharf, only moments away with links to the Overground and Southern railway services.

Read reviews and details of Imperial Wharf, SW6

Third in Hammersmith & Fulham is Queen’s Wharf, a residential development from Mount Anvil and Fabrica, set right next to Hammersmith Bridge and overlooking the River Thames. It’s home to 165 apartments – a combination of studios, apartments and penthouses, and is based on the old Riverside Studios site. The site is in the midst of a regeneration and will soon welcome state-of-the-art facilities for the likes of theatre, film and dance.

Read reviews and details of Queen’s Wharf, W6

In at fourth place, it’s Eighty Eight Wood Lane. This residential development is located on the new White City Campus, providing 192 studio, one, two and three-bedroom apartments. The development is just moments from White City Underground station, for the Central Line.

Read reviews and details of Eighty Eight Wood Lane, W12

Rounding off our top 5 is Fulham Riverside by Barratt London. A large redevelopment project, Fulham Riverside features a collection of one, two, three, four and five-bedroom apartments alongside a supermarket, a gym, landscaped gardens and various restaurants and cafés. Situated on Townmead Road, the development is only an eleven-minute walk away from Imperial Wharf station, offering links into Central London, while Fulham Broadway is also nearby, offering access to the District Line.

Read reviews and details of Fulham Riverside, SW6

Do you want to find out more about living in this corner of the capital? If so, take a look at our dedicated guide to Walthamstow below. The guide includes more information about living in this popular area. It also includes information on the best new build developments to buy and rent across Walthamstow.

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