Ten reasons to buy in Bromley-by-Bow
From a growing regeneration to excellent connectivity, and from beautiful river views to a buoyant rental market, there are many reasons to buy at Bromley-by-Bow.
Discover our top ten below, find out more in the Three Waters brochure and get in touch with us to find your perfect home.
Bromley-by-Bow is naturally the next place to benefit from the Mayor's £1.1bn vision for the East bank. It is moments away from Stratford, the £12bn legacy of London 2012, where property prices have grown 82% in the last five years, according to Land Registry.
TFL and Tower Hamlets and the London Legacy Corporation are investing over £9m to upgrade the areas transport infrastructure. The planned improvements to the district line will boost capacity 24%. In addition to the infrastructure improvements Tower Hamlets is creating a new district centre that will bring new shops, offices, a hotel, a school and riverside park space.
By 2021 UCL East's first building will be open. By 2022 Sadler's Wells, BBC Music, UAL's London College of Fashion and UCL's second building will open, and finally by 2023 the Victoria & Albert East Museum will open.
BBC Music - Home to the world renowned BBC Symphony Orchestra and state-ofart recording studios.
Sadler's Wells East - A new 550-seat theatre, with a centre for choreographic practice and a hip hop academy.
Bromley-by-Bow Station upgrades will be completed by the end of 2018. The new Crossrail Elizabeth Line will be opening in Stratford (6 minutes away from Bromley-by-Bow tube) in 2019. There is over £9m being invested to improve the transport infrastructure in the area, as well as a district centre planned that will bring new shops, offices, a hotel, a school and riverside park.*
3. Rental market
East London’s rental market is buoyant, with exceptionally high demand. Local tenants include young professionals, civil servants, employees and international students from the local universities. The area attracts both city workers and those in the legal and financial sectors based in Canary Wharf. There is already a well established rental market, which is set to grow in line with the demand in the area, once Three Waters completes.
*Timings and distances are approximate
On the doorstep of creative, financial and educational employment centres. It is moments away from Canary Wharf and the City of London. There are already people residing in this area that work in both of these areas. In addition, there are a number of new offices being developed, new arts & cultural facilities being provided and new educational providers that will be moving into the area very soon.
There is an abundance of shopping locations and unique boutique stores, across this area of East London, from major scale retail at Stratford Westfield and Canary Wharf to the unique vintage stores of Roman Road, Roman Road Market and Victoria Park Village. Further afield there is Spitalfields Market and Columbia Road Flower Market on Sundays. Boxpark in Shoreditch is the world’s first pop-up mall and home to more than 60 fashion brands and food and drink retailers.
Queen Mary University has campuses across London; Mile End, Whitechapel, Lincolns Inn Fields, West Smithfield and Charterhouse Square and the world; Paris, Piraeus, Greece, Victoria, Malta, Beijing, China, Nanchang, Xian, and Singapore, which makes it particularly attractive to international students. The university dates back to 1785, with the founding of England’s first medical school at the Royal London Hospital.
The University offering in the area will be improving over the next few years, with the new UCL East campus arriving in 2021 and UAL's London College of Fashion will be uniting 6,500 students in one campus in 2022.
7. Green open space
You will be on the doorstep of Riverside walkways, in close proximity to the spacious Mile End Park, which is a linear park taking you via Wennington Green to the famous Victoria Park. You will also be a short distance from the Olympic Park and Stepney Green Park.
8. River views
From your apartment you will have views of the River Lea and Bow Creek, plus you will be able to take in the riverside using the riverside walkways, directly outside of your apartment.
9. Arts & Culture
East London has a rich history and culture, and there are many places to get a flavour of it. The Art Pavilion at Mile End Park, Ragged School Museum, Three Mill Studio, Museum of Childhood, Whitechapel Gallery and Museum of London Docklands. Then there are independent theatres, such as Genesis Cinema, showing blockbuster and independent arthouse films, as well as Hackney Empire - an iconic venue for the arts and popular culture since 1901.
For those seeking music festivals or concerts, there is something to suit everyone, from Spitalfields Music, Greenwich Dockland International Festival, and Lovebox.
East London’s eateries boast an array of cuisine from around the globe and when it comes to nightlife, East London is where it’s all happening. From lively pubs to bars and clubs, the incredible collection of music and drinking establishments is unrivalled in the UK.
10. Mount Anvil
We've been creating homes in London since 1991, with over 5,000 of them built, and more than 4,100 in the pipeline. Our vision is to be central London’s most respected residential developer and we have already been recognised as ‘Developer of the Year’ for three consecutive years at the prestigious RESI Awards.
We focus on creating a lasting legacy and ensure we control every detail and create homes of real quality by acting as both developer and contractor on all of our projects. We work with internationally acclaimed architects and search the world for the best materials to create homes that will stand the test of time. This has been recognised by our customers, 98% of whom would recommend them.