Queensland Road, a landmark multi-storey development on a former industrial site adjacent to the Emirates Stadium, was the last part of Newlon Housing Trust’s housing to be completed as part of the Arsenal Regeneration Area – one of the largest regeneration projects in Europe. One of the residents living there shares her story. Natalie, who
Napier Apartments is one of Newlon’s most recent developments. Built in conjunction with Rooff, it is located just a couple of minutes’ walk from Goodmayes station. One of the residents there shares her experience. Holly, who works as a scientist for the NHS, has lived in London for 13 years. She was renting with friends
Pursuing a career in mixology, Amélie Diaz moved from France to London for the opportunity to work in one of the world’s leading cocktail scenes. Renting in a shared flat in Camden, Amelie enjoyed being close to London’s bar life, but thought that renting was the only way she could afford to live in the
When paediatric nurse Kimberley (25) and her partner Johnny (26) visited a relative’s new apartment at SO Resi Forster Oaks in Stevenage, the couple found more than they bargained for – a new home of their own. With shared ownership, the couple were able to secure a two-bedroom apartment at the development, but when the
Riverside living in London with L&Q’s Shared Ownership After renting in Berkshire and Surrey, and commuting into London for a number of years, Bindu Batta, 36, was ready to take her first step onto the property ladder in the capital. “I have always wanted to own my own property, but the housing market in London
After renting for several years, John and his wife, Scarlett, knew they wanted to get onto the property ladder but weren’t sure that they could afford to buy on the open market. A conversation with Scarlett’s brother had sparked their interest in Shared Ownership. John says: “We’d been renting in Billericay for about five years.
Executive chef Jeremy Beasley, 50, had been living and working abroad on and off over the past three years when he decided that it was time to settle permanently in the UK. He had sold his house after divorce and found that buying a home through shared ownership gave him a realistic alternative to renting.
It’s often the case that homebuyers are priced out of popular areas in London where they really want to live. Ines Stuart-Davidson, 29, was living in Twickenham with her parents and thought that high property prices would make it impossible for her to buy a home locally. This changed when her mum alerted her to
When newlyweds Stella (29) and Jakob (30), decided to buy their first home, the top priority was finding a property with enough space so they could both work from home when required. However they wanted to stay in London where high prices usually mean compromising on size, quality or location – or all three. Thanks