The Top 10 Developments to Rent in the UK

The Top 10 Developments to Rent in the UK

Here are the Top 10 National Build to Rent Developments in the UK, as rated by verified residents on HomeViews.

This list is featured in our 2019 National Build to Rent Report from HomeViews insights. The headline summary was presented at The UKAA Annual Conference by our co-founder, Hannah Marsh on the 31st October 2019. Download our free report at www.homeviews.com/insights

Build to Rent refers to buildings that have been specifically designed for renters. Build to Rent landlords own and maintain the entire development looking after all services. Read more about Build to Rent.

Tenants highly rate their Build To Rent developments. There is only 0.14 out of 5 between the top rated and the development ranked 10th.

The HomeViews’ mission is to provide verified and honest insights into what it is like to live in new build developments. Recently we expanded across the UK and have published thousands of reviews across 8 UK cities including London, Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham, Newcastle and Leeds.

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Please note that this list is of 10th October 2019, and is based on a minimum number of reviews submitted in 2019. With thousands of reviews being added each month live scores will vary and will also include reviews from 2018.

1. The Trilogy, M15

Allsop Letting and Management
4.77 Rating (based on 45 reviews) 45 reviews
Area guide to Manchester
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Located in the heart of Castlefield in Manchester, The Trilogy is a Build to Rent development, comprising of 232 pet friendly one, two and three-bedroom apartments. Residents have access to a wide range of facilities, including a fully equipped gym, a residents’ lounge with co-working spaces as well as communal gardens. Cornbrook Metrolink station is […]

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2. The Cargo Building, L1

Savills
4.74 Rating (based on 29 reviews) 29 reviews
Area guide to Liverpool
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The Cargo Building is a Build to Rent development managed by Savills on behalf of Hermes. It features 324 one, two and three-bedroom apartments located in Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle and facing the Albert Dock. Residents have access to free broadband, a residents’ lounge, a private gym, onsite management, underground parking as well as 24 hour […]

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3. Dressage Court, E2

Essential Living
4.68 Rating (based on 45 reviews) 45 reviews
Area guide to Tower Hamlets
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There are 104 rental-only one, two and three-bedroom apartments at Dressage Court, a development by Essential Living. It’s set in East London’s Bethnal Green area. The development offers easy access to Bethnal Green’s tube and rail stations, with views towards the City and Canary Wharf.

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4. Sailmakers, E14

Greystar
4.71 Rating (based on 31 reviews) 31 reviews
Area guide to Canary Wharf
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Greystar’s Sailmakers is a Build to Rent scheme comprising of 327 units within the mixed-use Galliard Homes development, Harbour Central. The site is situated on the Isle of Dogs close to the River Thames, and less than a 10-minute walk from the heart of Canary Wharf. Transport links come courtesy of nearby South Quay DLR and […]

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5. Vantage Point, N19

Essential Living
4.65 Rating (based on 46 reviews) 46 reviews
Area guide to Holloway
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Vantage Point is a Build to Rent development by Essential Living, offering 118 apartments – studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. The development is set above Archway London Underground station in the North London borough of Islington, close to Upper Street, Emirates Stadium and Highgate Village.

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6. West Tower, M15

Legal & General
4.67 Rating (based on 29 reviews) 29 reviews
Area guide to Manchester
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Situated in Deansgate Square, West Tower is a Build to Rent development featuring a range of one, two and three-bedroom apartments. Residents have access to a wide range of amenities including dry cleaning services and access to a residents lounge. Once completed in 2020, residents will be able enjoy a variety of facilities, which will […]

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7. The Lansdowne, B16

Way of Life
4.67 Rating (based on 18 reviews) 18 reviews
Area guide to Birmingham
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Located only a stone’s throw away from Birmingham’s Edgbaston Village’s boutique cafes, shops and restaurants, The Lansdowne is managed by Way of Life. The building offers 206 apartments, furnished or unfurnished in a mix of one, two and three-bedroom apartments and duplexes. Customers have access to a wide range of amenities and facilities including 24h […]

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8. Elephant Central, SE17

Get Living
4.64 Rating (based on 12 reviews) 12 reviews
Area guide to Southwark
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Elephant Central by Get Living is a Build to Rent development in the heart of London’s Elephant & Castle, a Zone 1 location with great connections to the City, London Bridge and King’s Cross from Elephant & Castle tube station. There’s a mix of one to three-bedroom apartments on offer here, with duplexes and penthouses […]

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9. The Forge, NE1

Allsop Letting and Management
4.63 Rating (based on 29 reviews) 29 reviews
Area guide to Newcastle
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Situated only 500m from Newcastle station, The Forge is a Build to Rent development with a mix of one, two and three-bedroom apartments, interior designed by the award-winning KONCEPT ID. Residents have access to range of state-of-the-art facilities, including a 24 hour concierge service, a gym and fitness centre as well as a residents’ club […]

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10. The Slate Yard, M3

Legal & General
4.63 Rating (based on 44 reviews) 44 reviews
Area guide to Manchester
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The Slate Yard is a Build to Rent development located in Spinningfields, Manchester’s city centre and only a 6-minute walk away from Salford Central. Residents have access to a wide range of facilities including a 24 hour on-site team, a residents’ gym, housekeeping services and a residents’ lounge. The development is also pet friendly.

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