Local Properties in London

Living affordably in London can be a challenge, as house prices have increased sharply over the past few decades. However, if you think that your budget can’t stretch to a home in London, then Shared Ownership is ideal for you.

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About London

The mix of world-class entertainment venues, urban high streets and vast parks make West London a fantastic place to live.

From Westminster Cathedral to Buckingham Palace, St Paul’s Cathedral to the West End, there are so many amazing places to explore in London. Thousands of people commute to work in the two main financial districts, the City and Canary Wharf, and thousands of tourists flock to London each year to marvel at its stately homes, palaces and verdant parks. The city is proudly diverse, and this is evident in the incredible culture and amenities that Londoners enjoy. 

A Shared Ownership home in London means that some of the most beautiful parks will be on your doorstep, including Kensington Gardens, Regent’s Park and Holland Park. You can spend your time at art galleries, open-air cinemas, museums and World Heritage sites, or indulge your green fingers at flower markets or any number of garden centres. Foodies are spoilt for choice as London has thousands of restaurant options, ranging from traditional greasy spoons and fish & chip shops to afternoon tea in five-star hotels and three Michelin star experiences.

Whether you’re already living in London, or you want to make the move and cut down on your commute, our Shared Ownership properties across the city make it possible for people from all walks of life to enjoy home ownership, without compromise.

Oxford Circus, London Underground Station, Central London. West End Station displaying Union Flags. London Underground at Oxford Circus station.

Amenities in London

London has all the amenities you would expect of the capital city.

Both small ‘express’ style supermarkets and large superstores are plentiful, as are independent shops, boutiques, and department stores. Every part of London has local greengrocers, butchers and markets and the city boasts an incredible array of restaurants. Keeping fit in London is easy thanks to open spaces, lidos and swimming ponds. There are also leisure centres and gyms in every borough. Take a look at some of the other amenities in London below:

Schools

London provides a vast range of educational options for all ages. From famous public schools like Harrow School to modern academies, there are so many choices for education in every London borough. As well as schools, London is home to some of the best UK universities, including the London School of Economics and Political Science, and University College London.

Transport

Transport for London, or TFL, runs most of the public transport options in the city, as well as the major roads. Londoners can get around using the impressive network of trains – including the tube, Overground, DLR and national rail. London buses are frequent across the city, and there are night bus and night tube options for late-night travel. International travel is possible via London’s airports, Heathrow and Gatwick, as well as on the Eurostar from St Pancras, or by road from Victoria coach station.

Healthcare

Every London borough provides a wide range of healthcare options, including dentists, GPs and hospitals for its residents. Both private and NHS care is widely available in the city. Some of London’s most famous hospitals include; St Thomas’ in Westminster, Great Ormond Street Hospital in Bloomsbury The Royal Brompton Hospital in Kensington and Chelsea, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel (which is home to the London Air Ambulance)