Tower Hamlets

Diverse, vibrant and with its finger well and truly on the pulse – that’s London’s Tower Hamlets. It’s what we like to call the Selfridges of the capital’s boroughs, in that it truly offers something for everyone. Art lover? Foodie? Or Fitness fanatic? Read on to discover developments that are rated the best places to live in Tower Hamlets. In addition, read reviews from residents who own or rent in Tower Hamlets.

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Average Location Score

Excellent

54%

Very Good

35%

Average

9%

Disappointing

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Very Poor

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Top Rated Developments in Tower Hamlets

Dock in Tower Hamlets

Regeneration in Tower Hamlets

This portion of the capitals seen much in the way of regeneration and innovation. In the past decade, this area of East London has been heavily invested in – from the celebrated Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to its slick property developments. And the highly anticipated arrival of Crossrail will revolutionise the area even further.

East End history

Tower Hamlets covers a large chunk of London’s historic East End, and so it’s easy to journey back in time here. Characterised by 19th-century docks, Victorian townhouses and tales of Jack the Ripper. Walking tours that tell the story of the area’s heritage come highly recommended.

View of Canary Warf's skyline

Modern pursuits

Perhaps the capital’s biggest oxymoron, Tower Hamlets offers just as many contemporary faces as it does traditional ones. In sought-after districts like Shoreditch, Bow and Stepney Green; modern galleries and work spaces share the roadsides with trendy cocktail bars, street food stalls and also pie and mash shops. These postcodes are hotspots for creative professionals, who frequent the artisan coffee shops by day, and enjoy the cutting-edge live music venues by night.

HomeViews reviewer says…
“Bow is a trendy neighbourhood with a good pub and café scene.”

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Shopping in Tower Hamlets

The retail therapy scene is just as varied. Tower Hamlets offers everything from vintage clothes stores to treasure-trove antique dens. And residents are spoilt for choice when it comes to markets. Courtesy of big-hitters like Old Spitalfields, Brick Lane and the Colombia Road Flower Market. Hands down, these are the best places in the city to experience the authentic sights and sounds of the East End.

Tips from HomeViews reviewers…
“Chrisp Street market one of the area’s highlights, packed with everything from fruit and vegetables to clothing. Billingsgate Market is another London institution with an abundance of net-fresh and budget-friendly seafood.”

“Close to the (Whitechapel) station is Whitechapel Road Market, between Vallance Road and Cambridge Heath Road. The area has a large British Bangladeshi community, and you’ll find all manner of Asian spices and cooking ingredients for sale at this authentic street market.”

You can find out more about living in the area by reading reviews from residents. Click on the developments below to find out more about residents’ experiences and also, to discover the best places to live and rent in Tower Hamlets. Moreover, If there’s a property that you can’t see on HomeViews, you can add a new listing and leave your review here.

Reviews in Tower Hamlets

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Great place to live!

Review Date Oct 2020

v convenient to Canary Wharf tube, restaurants, Waitrose grocery and jubilee park.
Clean and walkable.

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great building, nice design – attractive community space and perks for residents.
Building staff and property management are all responsive and friendly.
Nice building programming with “elevenses” on Thursdays and various social events.
coffee and sparkling water in the library is a nice touch.
Would recommend!

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The refurbished area by the river with the mini park, deck, and grass is really pleasant – great for exercising and relaxing.

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

They are very responsive and pleasant. Would recommend this mgmt team.

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Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review. We are so happy that you are enjoying the location of 10 George Street and the variety of offerings on the Estate as well as the Club Vertus facilities and the exclusive events programme on offer. Our on-site team will be so pleased to hear your kind feedback, thank you for sharing your leasing experience with us.

Highly Recommended!

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Review Date Oct 2020

Dislike: The area is still under construction so sometimes it gets a bit noisy outside but inside the flat its fine as the windows are sound proof.

Like: The area is extremely secure. The building is just 5 minutes away from Canary Wharf Station.

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One of the best places to stay in London if not the best. The concierge team and the rest of Vertus staff are extremely nice and friendly. The place is secure. The facilities are excellent and well designed. The apartment itself is spacious with plenty of storage and the appliances are top quality. It’s only 5 minutes away from Canary Wharf station which is perfect. If you want someone who works miracles, ask for Pierre!

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I wish I knew the amount of construction in Wood Wharf.

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

I had couple of small issues and the team responded very well and solved my problems immediately.

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Dear Ahmed,

We really appreciate you taking the time to leave such a wonderful review and we are so pleased to hear that you are happy with the design and the appliances in your new home. At Vertus, we strive to deliver an exceptional service to all our residents and we are so pleased that we have been able to help. If there is anything else we can do to help, please let us know.

Exceptional Accommodation

Review Date Oct 2020

The accommodation at 10 George Street (Vertus) is exceptional. It’s equivalent to staying at a 5 star hotel. The staff are outstanding and so friendly.

I’d highly recommend this accommodation to everyone. You are highly unlikely to be disappointed.

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The design and feel of the property is superb. It’s contemporary and warm. Easy to relax in the warm indoor area and the terrace is a great place to relax when the suns out.

The decor and furnishings are stunning.

There are also games tables to enjoy and a library of books and other games.

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Dear Sandy,

Thank you for your glowing review. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us and we are so glad that your enjoyed your stay at 10 George Street. Our on-site team will be so thrilled to hear your feedback, thank you.

Great Development in Limehouse

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Verified Resident
Review Date Oct 2020

Not a lot of restaurants or pubs in the area, but very well connected and close to the canal with close access to Victoria Park

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Development is really good, as soon as something breaks, I can report it and it will get fixed promptly. House is kept clean & safe with regular patrols. Property Management is very responsive.
Flats are equipped to a really good standard & finished to a great standard.

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I knew the building before moving in as my friend is living in the same building.

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

Hob didn’t work properly when I moved in, sent a video to building management and a new hob was put in with no further questions.

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Thank you for the 5* review and positive feedback. I’m pleased to learn of your experiences and hope that you remain happy in your home !

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