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Brand new buys: the directory you need if you’re hunting for a new build

PUBLISHED: 16:00 03 May 2017

The Maple Building is NW5's most glamorous new development, with prices starting from �570,000

The Maple Building is NW5's most glamorous new development, with prices starting from �570,000

David Butler

New builds are going up left, right and centre, but you’ll have to hurry if you want to bag one of these gems

Here’s everything that’s going up in Camden in the next few years, and how deep you’ll have to dig in your pockets to get your hands on them.

First Timers

Thirty2, Lawn Road, Hampstead, NW3

These studio, one, two and three bed apartments feature granite worktops and built in appliances in the kitchen with integrated wine coolers. Designed with space in mind, the apartments feature fitted wardrobes, open plan living areas and cycle storage. There are just 8 apartments remaining.

From £510,000

Fairview, 0808 2527187

St Martin’s Walk, Vicars Road, Gospel Oak, NW5

This collection of one and two bedroom homes in Gospel Oak is arranged around its shared landscape areas. The high-spec flats all benefit from outside space and some have far reaching views of the city and beyond.

From: £505,000

Savills,020 3320 8220

Highgate Court, Bishops Road, Highgate, N6

Once the Highgate Police Station, each apartment in this development features a private roof terrace or balcony. A five bed town house is due for completion soon, with a penthouse to follow. Help to Buy is available on selected plots. The first phase is available to buy off plan and 22 apartments are currently released.

From £599,995

Bellway, 0333 205 141

XY Apartments, Maiden Lane, Holloway, N7

With 273 one, two and three bedroom homes designed by PRP and built by the council for private sale, this development is part of the Camden Collection. The flats are built on the site of the 1970s Maiden Lane Estate and feature luxurious underfloor heating, large windows featuring city-wide panoramas and balconies.

From £545,000

Savills, 020 7299 3091

Plender Street Apartments, Camden Town, N1

Offering 31 one, two and three bedroom flats, Plender Street Apartments is also part of The Camden Collection located just moments from Camden Town. The flats feature high-spec Siemens appliances and open plan kitchen-come-living areas. Better hurry, though, only one remains.

From £537,500

Savills, 020 3320 8220

Urban professionals

Parker House, Cuthbert Street, Paddington, W2

Designed by Clive Sall Architecture and interior designed by Gordon-Duff & Linton, Parker House offers 19 luxury one and two bedroom apartments in this refurbished period Paddington building featuring brick façade and timber sash windows. Parker House is found opposite the new Crossrail links due to open in 2018 and is due to be completed later this year.

From £570,000

Linton Group, 0203 637 1800

Camden Courtyards, Camden Road, Holloway, NW1

The 164 two and three bedroom homes on Camden Road benefit from individual outdoor space, providing a retreat from the bustling Camden Town just moments away. Each apartment has a balcony and access to a rooftop terrace. Half the flats are pitched as ‘affordable’ through intermediate rent. There are several two bed apartments remaining.

From £755,000

Barratt, 020 7428 4455

Holly Lodge Mansions, Oakeshott Avenue, Highgate, N6

With 18 refurbished 2 bedroom apartments, this development has pumped new life into the original 1920s Tudor-style buildings designed by Sir Ebenezer Howard. With a communal garden, the apartments are surrounded by green spaces and are just a stones throw from Hampstead Heath.

From £695,000

Savills, 020 3320 8220

Luxury living

Willoughby at Hampstead Manor, Kidderpore Avenue, Hampstead, NW3

Mount Anvil have revealed the plans for Willoughby, the latest phase of their development at Hampstead Manor offering 18 one and two bed apartments in late 2018. Interiors designed by Johnson Ribolla will feature luxury bathrooms, spacious bedrooms and individually designed kitchens. Residents can make use of the spa complete with Hamam, and a town car service.

From £755,000

Mount Anvil, 020 3582 5461

Portland Place, Park Crescent, Marylebone, W1B

The 20 Nash apartments from Amazon Property have been designed by 1508 London. Historic residents in the apartments which feature tall sash windows and private gardens include the former ambassador to Brazil and Sir Carl and Lady Adele Meyer. With top prices of £17.95m and an enviable location next door to Regent’s Park, you’d better hurry, only the penthouse remains.

From £3,950,000

Aston Chase, 020 7724 4724

Knight Frank, 020 7861 5461

Hip Hideouts

The Maple Building, Highgate Road, Kentish Town, NW5

Warehouse living is the ultimate for a house hunter with a hipster heart. The Linton Group offers 57 private units including 7 penthouses designed by Clive Sall. With red brick facades, steel columns and Crittall windows, the one, two and three bedroom apartments also boast an on-site gym and 24 hour concierge.

From £570,000

Savills, 0207 409 8756

Onyx Apartments, Camley Steet, King’s Cross, N1C

Developed by Cushman and Wakefield, the 117 one, two and three bedroom apartments and glass-walled penthouses at Onyx are found on the banks of the

Regent’s Canal. Ideally located for King’s Cross, the flats are perfect for urban professionals seeking something swanky.

From £750,000

Taylor Wimpey, 020 7355 8172

The Gasholders London, King’s Cross, N1C

From architects Wilkinson Eyre, these contemporary apartments have interiors designed by Jonathan Tuckey and gardens by Dan Pearson Studio. 145 apartments and penthouses with private terraces are situated within three Grade II listed cast-iron gas holders. Original circular walkways overlook an internal courtyard and the apartments have access to a communal roof garden.

From £810,000

Savills, 020 7409 8756

Empty Nesters

No79 Fitzjohn’s Avenue, Hampstead, NW3

PegasusLife is challenging how developers tackle living for those in the later stages of life with these two and three bedroom apartments on the popular Highgate street. With a concierge service, spa and social kitchen, the apartments in this Victorian mansion block also feature high ceilings.

From, £2,575,000

PegasusLife, 020 7980 8741

Hampstead Green Place, Hampstead, NW3

Exclusively for the over-55s, these 59 one, two and three bedroom apartments have recently won a HAPPI Project award (Housing our Ageing Population Panel for Innovation). Due to be completed in June 2018, the development features a gym, lounge, guest apartment, treatment rooms and a café open to the public.

Price tbc

PegasusLife, 01962 710700

Buxmead, Bishops Avenue, East Finchley, N2

With facilities to rival the best hotels like a swimming pool and gym complete with personal trainers, this development is perfect for couples looking to downsize after their little birds have flown the nest. For those worried about mobility in later life, all communal facilities are found on one floor with no steps, and apartments can be customised for wheelchairs.

From £6,500,000

Glentree, 020 8731 9500

Savills, 020 3043 3600

Kidderpore Green, Hampstead, NW3

These 128 units, 35 of which are for rental or shared ownership, feature state of the art kitchens and hotel style luxury bathrooms. The apartments were designed with residents used to space in mind with car parking and outdoor space. The Hampstead School of Art is located on site, and there will also be a public café. Be quick though, as 75% of the homes are currently reserved.

From £1,200,000

Barratt, 020 7472 0090

Goldschmidt & Howland, 020 7435 4404


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