Croydon in South London has previously been better known for its tired concrete facades rather than somewhere you might find London’s elite. However, this is all about to change. As London’s urban sprawl continues, young professionals are looking for the perfect combination of luxury and affordable living.
House prices increased by 16.9% in 2014
The borough of Hammersmith and Fulham is situated in west London. It incorporates Brook Green, College Park, East Acton, Fulham, Hammersmith, Old Oak Common, Parsons Green, Sands End, Shepherd’s Bush, Walham Green, West Kensington, White City, as well as some parts of East Chiswick, North Chiswick and Kensal Green.
A growing city with a strong economy
The population of the region is currently around 5.3 million and has risen at about 4.9% over the past ten years.
Bradford’s economy is worth around £8.3 billion, making it a major powerhouse in the region, It is forecast to grow to more than £9 billion by 2016, contributing around 8.4% of the region’s output and making the district the third largest (after Leeds and Sheffield) in Yorkshire & Humberside.Bradford has a buoyant property market, with the cost of residential property in the area having risen just under 3.3% in the last year.