Living in Whitechapel, London

For centuries, Whitechapel has been a corner of London that welcomes the world. Now, city financial workers, tech entrepreneurs and creative pioneers alike are being drawn to the culture, lifestyle and jobs available in and around the Whitechapel area.


Crossrail: The Elizabeth Line

Whitechapel is already well-connected, but the arrival of Crossrail will bring a new flow of transport in the area.

  • Trains will run every 2.5 minutes at peak time
  • Air conditioning and Wi-Fi on board
  • Whitechapel station will be upgraded and expanded, creating a more efficient commute and a peaceful start to your day

Regeneration Zones

Regeneration zones boost property prices over and beyond the wider house price growth. Research by Dataloft shows there’s been a 17% uplift in the annual price of new homes in regeneration zones (2012-2016). The Mayor of London’s £300m regeneration plan for Whitechapel makes this the next London property hotspot.

The “Whitechapel Vision” Masterplan, will create first class educational opportunities, a brand new destination shopping area, seven new public squares, as well as a major upgrade to Whitechapel station, to introduce Crossrail. With these changes in mind investors and savvy buyers can expect capital growth and an attractive rental potential.

“We expect rental demand for The Silk District to be as strong as the forecasted rental price growth of 15.3%” Nick Whitten, JLL Director of Residential UK Research

The Whitechapel area is current. It always has been.

There’s an energy to Whitechapel. New people and cultures arrive bringing ambition, industry and craft to the area.

The Whitechapel area has always been part of the fabric of London’s cultural scene. The world-famous Whitechapel Gallery has a hundred-year history of introducing artists like Mark Rothko and Frida Kahlo to London, and the arthouse Genesis Cinema still welcomes film aficionados in its 19th century building.

Today it’s a place where great minds come together and a home to students from some of the world’s most prestigious universities, from LSE to Imperial College London.

And as Crossrail speeds up links to destinations around London, Whitechapel will keep you connected to what’s happening around the city.


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