Top 5 new build developments in Camden

People on bridge over Camden locks

Where are the best new developments in Camden? We explore the North London borough’s finest new homes – as rated by the residents themselves. So, whether you’re looking to buy or rent in Camden, these five schemes should be on your shortlist.

The borough of Camden covers a large area of North London. It stretches from Kilburn in the west to Highgate in the east, and right down to Bloomsbury and Holborn to the south.

Camden was created in 1965 by the merging of previous metropolitan boroughs Hampstead, Holborn and St Pancras. The borough takes its name from Camden Town – one of its best-known visitor attractions.

The best new build developments in Camden

So what are the highest-rated new developments in this northerly borough? We discover the five new homes schemes that residents have rated as the best on HomeViews.

*PLEASE NOTE these rankings take into account how many reviews a scheme has and how recently those reviews have been submitted, so may not match the overall star ratings shown. Buildings with a larger number of more recent reviews are given a greater weighting to reflect current building performance.

1. The Quarters Kilburn, NW6

The Quarters by Bravo
4.75 (130 reviews) 4.75 (130 reviews)
Area guide to Borough of Camden
Image of The Quarters Kilburn, NW6

The Quarters Kilburn hits top spot in Camden. This rental development from Bravo offers 82 self-contained studios. Additionally, Kilburn Park station is a five-minute journey away. As a result, residents have access to central London as Euston is only a seven-minute journey. Residents here have access to parking, a concierge and a lounge.

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2. The Quarters Swiss Cottage, NW3

The Quarters by Bravo
4.65 (58 reviews) 4.65 (58 reviews)
Area guide to Borough of Camden
Image of The Quarters Swiss Cottage, NW3

Second place in Camden goes to another Bravo rental development: The Quarters Swiss Cottage. The development accommodates 102 self-contained spacious units for short-term stays. Guests can enjoy a range of services and amenities, including in house maintenance and housekeeping. Similarly, Finchley Road station is less than a minute’s walk away, meaning easy access to transport links. Likewise, there is a great selection of shops, restaurants, bars and outdoor space close by.

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3. Plimsoll Building, N1C

King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership
4.61 (11 reviews) 4.61 (11 reviews)
Area guide to Borough of Camden
Image of Plimsoll Building, N1C

In third, Situated in King’s Cross, the Plimsoll Building offers a collection of two- and three-bedroom apartments. It has great views over Gasholder Park, Regent’s Canal and the city beyond. The interiors are a combination of the finest materials and sleek contemporary appliances. Residents enjoy a dedicated 24-hour concierge, a private dining space and a lounge. In addition, there is a well-equipped fitness suite and a courtyard garden.

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4. The Tapestry Building, N1C

King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership
4.59 (11 reviews) 4.59 (11 reviews)
Area guide to Borough of Camden
Image of The Tapestry Building, N1C

Our fourth spot goes to The Tapestry Building, which offers 1-3-bedroom apartments, townhouses and penthouses. Residents here can make use of an on-site gym, a concierge and dedicated parking spots. Also, it’s just a 10-minute walk from both London King’s Cross and St Pancras, making it a truly convenient location for London day-trippers.

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5. Fenman House, N1C

King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership
4.55 (10 reviews) 4.55 (10 reviews)
Area guide to Borough of Camden
Image of Fenman House, N1C

Fenman House has only recently crept onto the Top 5 list for Camden, pushed up by a steady posting of positive reviews. This development is a collection of 51 one, two and three-bedroom apartments, all featuring floor-to-ceiling windows which offer great views over the nearby green spaces and the London skyline. Residents can also enjoy the sanctuary of a roof garden and a dedicated concierge service. Likewise, there are a range of bars, restaurants and the cultural scene of King’s Cross.

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Camden Town

Tourists flock to Camden Town’s locks, market and music venues

The locks, market and iconic music venues in Camden Town add some rock and roll grit and glamour to the otherwise genteel borough of Camden. A magnet for alternative musical cultures for many decades, Camden Town has enjoyed a facelift over the past few years.

The old market was demolished and replaced by the Hawley Wharf redevelopment programme in 2015. A good selection of other new or refurbished homes has also appeared in greater numbers in the area since.

Camden highlights

Houses beside Primrose Hill park in the borough of Camden
Multi-coloured houses overlooking Primrose Hill park

Its sheer size means that Camden includes a huge number of North London’s visitor attractions. West End venues, such as the Dominion, Bloomsbury and Shaftesbury theatres fall within the borough, along with green spaces like Hampstead Heath and Highgate Cemetery.

London Zoo also falls within Camden’s bounds, along with the eastern side of Regent’s Park and the beautiful Primrose Hill Park. Prominent buildings include the beautiful St Pancras and King’s Cross railways stations with the adjoining Coal Drops Yard, as well as the British Library and British Museum.

House prices in Camden

The borough of Camden covers a large area with a wide range of price points. However, according to the latest figures from Zoopla, the average property price in Camden currently sits at just under £1,365,000 (May 2023). The average price paid for a Camden flat over the past 12 months was £806,000. Clearly, there’s no “cheap option” to be had in Camden!

Do you want to find out more about life in Camden? Click on the link below to visit our area guide and check out more of what Camden has to offer, including the best new build developments across the borough.

Borough of Camden

Borough of Camden
Few places in the capital ooze cool like Camden. This popular Borough covers a large area but is more recognised for Camden Town. Its gritty, bohemian vibe has long-drawn a mesmerising mix of characters, from free spirits to punks, goths to rockers. And there Read more about Borough of Camden
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