The Top 10 Developments to Rent Outside of London

The Top 10 Developments to Rent Outside of London

Here are the Top 10 Build to Rent Developments outside of London, as rated by verified residents on HomeViews.

This list was featured in the Headline Summary of our 2019 National Build to Rent Report, which was presented at The UKAA Annual Conference. If you would like to download our free report, please go to www.homeviews.com/insights

HomeViews’ mission is to provide verified and honest insights into what it is like to live in new build developments. In September, we announced our national expansion across the UK and have collected thousands of reviews across 8 UK cities including London, Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham, Newcastle and Leeds.

Build to Rent refers to developments that have been specifically designed for renters. Instead of an individual landlord who might own one or a small portfolio of flats within a building, Build to Rent landlords own and maintain the entire development. Read more about Build to Rent.

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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. 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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4. 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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5. 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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6. 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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7. GreenGate, M3

JLL
4.55 Rating (based on 27 reviews) 27 reviews
Area guide to Manchester
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GreenGate is a JLL development located in Greengate. All residents benefit from a 24-hour concierge and a range of other communal facilities, such as: an on-site gym, a landscaped courtyard, a residents’ lounge, flexible parking and family and friends guest suite. The development is situated just a 10-minute walk from local amenities and the key […]

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8. Clippers Quay, M50

Grainger, Amstone Ventures
4.50 Rating (based on 53 reviews) 53 reviews
Area guide to Manchester
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Clippers Quay by Amstone Developments and Grainger is a residential development designed by Leach Rhodes Walker Architects. The development comprises over 600 one, two and three-bedroom apartments and features an on-site gym, residents lounge, cinema room, work zones and private gardens. The location is ideal with bus and tram routes on residents’ doorstep.

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9. Uncle Manchester, M1

Uncle – Realstar Living
4.44 Rating (based on 23 reviews) 23 reviews
Area guide to Manchester
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Uncle Manchester by Uncle – Realstar Living is a residential development designed by . 171 studio and one-bedroom apartments in grade II listed Orient House on Granby Row, transforming it into UNCLE Manchester. The building also has a gym, art studio and co-working space, which are free to use by residents, as well as live-on-site resident […]

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10. Spring Wharf, BA2

Legal & General
4.25 Rating (based on 25 reviews) 25 reviews
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Spring Wharf is a Build to Rent development, located in Bath with a mix of one and two-bedroom apartments. The development is pet friendly and residents have access to a wide range of amenities, including a residents’ deck with a BBQ area and a gym as well as a 24 hour on-site team. The development […]

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