New build homes in North West London: 10 best developments

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Why are new build homes in North West London so sought-after? Maybe it has something to do with this affluent region’s green spaces, creative culture and historical landmarks. But which developments in the area offer the best quality and value for money? With a little help from our verified residents, HomeViews can answer your most pressing questions. Just read on to find out more.

Where is North West London?

Bound by the River Thames to the south and the M25 to the north, North West London contains large parts of the London Boroughs of Barnet, Brent and Camden. It also covers small parts of Westminster and Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow, Islington and Kensington & Chelsea.

New builds in North West London: 10 highest rated developments

So, which new build homes in North West London should you consider buying or renting? On the surface, it can seem like there’s little to distinguish the leading developers in the field. But is this really the case? We asked current residents to share their inside intel to create our Top 10.

*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 Palm House, HA3

urbanbubble, Folk Co-living
4.85 (51 reviews) 4.85 (51 reviews)
Area guide to North West London
Image of The Palm House, HA3

In green and serene Harrow, just a 12 minute train from Euston, you’ll find The Palm House – the number one ranked development in North West London. It’s filled with fully-furnished studio apartments and shared spaces, each designed for an effortless living experience. You’ll enjoy an onsite co-working space, gym, cinema, cafe and two panoramic roof terraces, all included in your monthly rent. You can meet your neighbours and get stuck in at daily events, from boxing classes to wine tasting masterclasses.

Read reviews and details of The Palm House, HA3

2. The Quarters Kilburn, NW6

The Quarters by Bravo
4.74 (130 reviews) 4.74 (130 reviews)
Area guide to Borough of Camden
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Taking the number two spot in North West London is The Quarters Kilburn. Located in the heart of popular Kilburn, the development offers 82 self-contained studios. Kilburn Park station is a 5-minute journey away. As a result, residents have access to Central London as Euston is only a 7-minute journey. Furthermore, residents have access to parking, a concierge and a lounge.

Read reviews and details of The Quarters Kilburn, NW6

3. Madison, Wembley Park, HA9

Quintain Living
4.41 (68 reviews) 4.41 (68 reviews)
Area guide to Wembley
Image of Madison, Wembley Park, HA9

In third place and brand new in 2022, Madison is a Build to Rent development in Wembley Park, close to Wembley Stadium. The development exudes ‘Mad men’ cool. Its interiors combine a range of mid-century modern and contemporary design influences and it overlooks and opens out onto the leafy Union Park. There are resident gardens with BBQs ideal for for summer days/nights, the roof terrace boasts stunning views of park, gardens and of course the iconic Stadium arch. There’s dedicated kid’s play areas for families, dog parks for pets and a series of WFH areas and meeting rooms. Plus you’ll find resident lounges, a screening room for film nights or the big game – all open and even available for exclusive hire.

Read reviews and details of Madison, Wembley Park, HA9

4. Alameda, Wembley Park, HA9

Quintain Living
4.26 (76 reviews) 4.26 (76 reviews)
Area guide to Wembley
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In 4th, Alameda is another residential development by the Build to Rent developer Quintain Living. It features a variety of studios, one, two and three-bedroom apartments with furniture co-designed with John Lewis & Partners and kitchens co-designed by Samsung. In addition, residents can enjoy a roof garden featuring a 5-metre cinema screen as well as two BBQs with seating areas. Similarly, there are 2 resident lounges downstairs and a large work from home area with free Wifi. Meanwhile, Alameda is close to Wembley Park tube station.

Read reviews and details of Alameda, Wembley Park, HA9

5. Landsby, Wembley Park, HA9

Quintain Living
4.08 (86 reviews) 4.08 (86 reviews)
Area guide to Wembley
Image of Landsby, Wembley Park, HA9

We’re sticking with Wembley Park for the moment! Landsby is also by the Build to Rent developer Quintain Living and features a relaxed, scandi-led interior design, with 295 studios, one, two and three-bedroom apartments. John Lewis & Partners co-designed the furniture whilst Samsung co-designed the kitchens. In addition, there are a range of facilities on site including 2 roof terraces and 2 podium gardens, one with a children’s play area. Likewise, residents can enjoy a communal kitchen with a private dining room as well as a residents lounge. Wembley Park station is also in close proximity for Jubilee and Metropolitan line connections into Central London.

Read reviews and details of Landsby, Wembley Park, HA9

6. Fellows Square by A2Dominion Rental Only, NW2

A2Dominion Rental Only
4.18 (33 reviews) 4.18 (33 reviews)
Area guide to Borough of Brent
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A newcomer at number 6, Fellows Square offers a selection of one and two-bedroom apartments in Brent Cross Cricklewood. Cricklewood Station for Underground and Rail services is close by to the development. Trains to St Pancras International take just 12-minutes. Similarly, you can reach Bond Street in 20-minutes.

Read reviews and details of Fellows Square by A2Dominion Rental Only, NW2

7. The Robinson, Wembley Park, HA9

Quintain Living
4.05 (79 reviews) 4.05 (79 reviews)
Area guide to Wembley
Image of The Robinson, Wembley Park, HA9

Wembley Park comes up trumps yet again, this time with The Robinson which is perfect for those looking for something different. Bold and alternative, its interiors are inspired by British popular culture and have an eclectic style – contemporary, mid-century, art deco and retro kitsch. It’s arranged across three blocks making up 458 homes from studio to four bedroom apartments. Furthermore, The Robinson’s design considers sharers, with some of the four bedroom apartments fitted with four separate bathrooms. Social spaces include the fantastic Festival Gardens, the resident lounge (ideal for working from home) and three stunning roof terraces.

Read reviews and details of The Robinson, Wembley Park, HA9

8. Alto, Wembley Park, HA9

VervLife
4.07 (54 reviews) 4.07 (54 reviews)
Area guide to Wembley
Image of Alto, Wembley Park, HA9

Climbing up 3 places to reach 8th, Alto features 120 modern apartments in the centre of Wembley Park. There are a range of studios, one, two and three-bedroom apartments available. In addition, residents can enjoy a variety of facilities across the site. These include a residents gym, sky terrace, a residents kitchen, resident lounge as well as work from home pods. Wembley Park tube station is also a short walk away with good connections to Central London via the Jubilee and Metropolitan lines.

Read reviews and details of Alto, Wembley Park, HA9

9. Canada Gardens, Wembley Park, HA9

Quintain Living
3.99 (123 reviews) 3.99 (123 reviews)
Area guide to Wembley
Image of Canada Gardens, Wembley Park, HA9

OK, at this point we can all see that Wembley Park is a dominant force in North West London! In at number 9, Canada Gardens offers a range of studio, one, two, three and four-bed apartments. In addition, residents are free to use facilities including a play park, BBQs and dining areas.

Read reviews and details of Canada Gardens, Wembley Park, HA9

10. Montana & Dakota, Wembley Park, HA9

VervLife
4.07 (56 reviews) 4.07 (56 reviews)
Area guide to Wembley
Image of Montana & Dakota, Wembley Park, HA9

Finally, at number 10, Montana & Dakota is a much loved part of Wembley Park, offering 140 apartments on site, with a range of one, two and three-bedroom apartments available. Residents have access to a range of facilities including a residents gym and a hireable cinema room. In addition, there are two resident lounges with Sky HD TV, a pool table and free Wifi. Meanwhile, Montana & Dakota is close to Wembley Park tube station and there are a variety of shops, restaurants and bars nearby.

Read reviews and details of Montana & Dakota, Wembley Park, HA9

What’s it like living in North West London?

Effortlessly blending beautiful parklands, stunning cityscape views, and a cosmopolitan cultural backdrop, North West London needs little advertisement. The area also draws families for its great schools and interesting high streets – and London Zoo! – while young professionals benefit from the wealth of entertainment and leisure facilities at their fingertips. Think music venues, trendy delis, pubs, and the famous market in Camden Town.

What are some of the main attractions of North West London?

When you need to escape the hubbub of city life, tour the formal gardens of Regent’s Park or Kensington Gardens or ramble the wilds of Hampstead Heath. The latter is dotted with cafés, bathing ponds, and sports facilities, as well as an open-air theatre. Sporting enthusiasts can also enjoy regular visits to the Lord’s Cricket Ground and Wembley Stadium.

All this might seem like enough to keep you entertained, but of course, you’ll always be close to many of London’s other major draws, including the British Museum, Covent Garden, and Westminster – to name a few.

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How good is transportation in North West London?

Travelling across North West London is a breeze, thanks to the extensive Overground and Tube network serving this part of the capital. Additionally, the M1 runs diagonally from the northwest to the southeast, connecting to the M25, Luton, and the heart of England. Alternatively, hop on the A40 for a speedy trip to Colne Valley Regional Park or a quick diversion to Heathrow Airport.

What are average North West London property prices like?

Zoopla’s latest figures (August 2023) put the average price of a property in North West London at £1,084,500. While flats sold for around £693,000 semi-detached and terraced properties averaged £1,397,000 and £1,392,000 respectively. Overall, the area proved more expensive than North London but cheaper than West and Central London.

Rentals vary a lot across the region, but a quick survey shows that prices currently stand at around £2,150 PCM in Barnet, £2,550 in Brent, and £3,600 in Camden Town on average (Home.co.uk: August 2023).

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