Ten reasons to buy in Bromley-by-Bow

From regeneration to excellent connectivity, from beautiful river views to a buoyant rental market, there are many reasons why you should 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.

1. Regeneration

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. In addition Tower Hamlets is creating a new district centre that will bring new shops, offices, a hotel, a school and riverside park space.

  • 2021 - UCL East's first building will open.
  • 2022 - Sadler's Wells, BBC Music, UAL's London College of Fashion and UCL's second building will open
  • 2023 - The Victoria & Albert East Museum will open

2. Connectivity

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.*

  • 2018 - Bromley-by-Bow Station upgrades to be completed
  • 2020 - The new Crossrail Elizabeth Line Launching in Stratford (6 minutes away from Bromley-by-Bow tube)


3. Rental market

East London’s rental market is buoyant, with exceptionally high demand. 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.

  • 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.


*Timings and distances are approximate

4. Employment

Three Waters resides on the doorstep of creative, financial and educational employment centres. It is moments away from Canary Wharf and the City of London. 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.


5. Shopping

The local area offers 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.

6. Education

Queen Mary University has campuses across London; Paris, Greece, Beijing, China 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, Whitechapel Gallery as well as independent .

For those seeking music festivals or concerts, there is something to suit everyone, from Spitalfields Music, Greenwich Dockland International Festival, and Lovebox.

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.

This has been recognised by our customers, 98% of whom would recommend them.

Minutes from the City, metres from the water

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