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The Most Affordable Places to Live in London

As office working has become a thing of the past for most of us, the need to live in close proximity to a place of work is no longer a deciding factor when choosing a home. 

According to the Office for National Statistics, with 46.6% of people now working from home, 57.2% of whom live in London, the rise in home working has led to renters searching for bigger homes with capacity for a home office, and as such, has shifted the interest properties on the outskirts of London, slightly further out of the city.

Developments on the outskirts of London are also more popular with families or workers who are searching for a bit of peace and quiet away from the busy city. If you are finding yourself looking for an affordable place to live in London, this guide explains the cheapest places to live in London with our latest London developments.

Golf Residence

Situated in the popular location of Luton, Golf Residence is a new and prestigious development described as “masterpiece accommodation with acres of landscaped gardens and stunning views.” 

With floor to ceiling windows, a private balcony and tranquil views across acres of land, Golf Residence is a desirable location for those not quite wanting the taste of living in London, but still with easy access to the capital via a short drive down the M1, or a 22-minute train journey into central London.

The development is surrounded by world-class golf courses, nestled in a stunning location to all of the local amenities and transport links that Luton has to offer.

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Upton Gardens

Upton Gardens is a new community situated in Newham with affordable and spacious family homes, luxury living and a peaceful retreat from the city.

The development of Upton Gardens comprises 15 buildings and three luxury communal gardens, green open space, rooftop terraces, landscaped gardens and public art for residents to enjoy.

With family living in mind, Upton Gardens offers one, two and three-bedroom apartments and family split over multiple floors for versatile living space. Offering superb value for money, Upton Gardens properties offer high specification features, including underfloor heating throughout, superfast broadband, freestanding washer/dryer and a video door entry for additional security.

Brunel Street Works

Close to the Royal Docks regeneration zone, Canning Town offers plenty of outdoor space alongside a range of local amenities for residents to take advantage of. It’s set to become the place to be for families and business professionals.

The Brunel Street Works development is an ongoing project which will become home to around 1,000 apartments and is thought to be a flagship regeneration project for East London. The development is set to fantastic opportunities for those looking to move to the area, with excellent rail links nearby, highly desirable views and high-spec features to enjoy. 

These luxury apartments will have full advantage of roof terraces, podium gardens and balconies for a private space, along with communal spaces to create a social hub.

Upton Gardens

Affordable Places to Live in London

If you’re interested in moving to any of these locations listed above, we’d be more than happy to help. Whether you are looking to sell, rent, buy or invest our friendly team at JOHNS&CO are on hand to help you every step of the way.

If you are on a budget, we would be delighted to show you some affordable properties located in and around London. 

Looking to find out more about the most reasonable places to live in London?  Please get in touch with us.