Property Research, Due Diligence and Hotspots

Kidbrooke Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 14, 2018 6:14:07 AM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Out with the old. In with the brilliant

Over the past six years Kidbrooke has undergone a terrific transformation into a place that people are truly proud to call home. The desirability of Kidbrooke is skyrocketing thanks to an ambitious £1bn regeneration scheme that has seen the demolition of the old Ferrier Estate to make way for a vibrant and attractive village with a pleasant sense of community and environment.

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Wapping Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 13, 2015 4:00:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

From media fortress to desirable village

Wapping is superbly located on the River Thames in London’s Zone 2. It offers walkable access to London’s main business hubs in the City, Canary Wharf and London Bridge as well as the cultural neighbourhoods of Shoreditch, Whitechapel, Bermondsey and the Southbank.

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Tower Hamlets Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 9, 2015 12:30:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

A high-flying economy with high-earning tenants

Tower Hamlets includes much of London’s redeveloped Docklands area, together with the capital’s financial centre of Canary Wharf, which is home to some of London’s tallest buildings. One Canada Square, also known as Canary Wharf Tower, stands at an impressive 244 metres high, and is the second tallest habitable building in Britain.

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Royal Docks Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 11, 2015 10:59:00 AM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

£1.7 billion of investment will create a thriving business hub to rival Canary Wharf

In the 19th century, the Royal Docks were home to the largest and deepest enclosed docks in the world. Created by the entrepreneurs to provide for London’s growing trades, the docks brought a new world of commerce to the city. At the same time they attracted people from across the globe to do business at their quays, generating thousands of jobs and creating wealth. History has a habit of repeating itself.

In February 2015, the chairman of Asian Business Port (ABP) and the Mayor of Newham signed an agreement about a brownfield site in Royal Docks. The plan is to build office towers for an Asian business park in a deal that should create 20,000 jobs, and add £6 billion to London’s economy.

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Dagenham Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 26, 2015 10:10:00 AM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

The driving force behind the Ford Motor Company

Dagenham has formed part of Greater London since 1965 and is predominantly residential, with some areas of industrial activity, including the Ford Motor Company.The southern part of Dagenham is adjacent to the River Thames and forms part of the London Riverside section of the Thames Gateway redevelopment area which is undergoing large-scale regeneration.

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Newham Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 20, 2015 1:37:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

At 23.4 % property prices rises are the highest in London

Newham is situated 5 miles east of the City of London and is north of the River Thames. The borough’s motto, from its coat of arms, is “Progress with the People.” The coat of arms was derived from that of the County Borough of West Ham, while the motto is a translation of the County Borough of East Ham’s Latin “Progressio cum Populo”.


Property prices in Newham borough are 56% below the London Average, having risen by 23.4% in the last year, this is the highest rise of all the London boroughs in the last twelve months. Suggesting that the regeneration and investment that have been ongoing here since the 2012 Olympics, are paying off for the residents of the borough now.

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Hackney Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 17, 2015 3:18:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Continued investment & regeneration mean house prices keep on rising

Hackney borough’s population in June 2013 was 257,379. Despite being the third most densely populated borough in London, it is also inner London’s greenest borough. There are 62 parks and open spaces, covering 815 acres with seven parks achieving Green Flag status.

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