Top 10 new homes developments in North London

View over North London from the balcony of an apartment in the Hoxton Press development

What are the best new developments in North London? We ask the residents. HomeViews reviewers come from verified owners and tenants so you can trust what they say. We take a look at the ten highest-rated new developments in North London, including apartments to rent and for sale.

Living in North London

North London is home to some of the capital’s most sought-after neighbourhoods. Angel, Hampstead, Camden, Kentish Town, Hackney, Highbury – all have their own very unique charms but they also all have that same stylish, bohemian North London feel to them… well-heeled, but with an edge; refined and suave but still characterful and colourful.

The impressive residents’ dining room at Vantage Point in North London

Some of London’s finest new build homes can be found in North London. These include the hugely popular rental development Vantage Point, sitting at the top of our list. Hoxton Press, in second place here, also attracts a lot of praise for its bold approach to design and clever regeneration of existing buildings.

As well as outstanding new build properties, North London also offers outstanding historic homes in the form of Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian terraces and townhouses to equal the finest examples in West and South West London.

Historic houses alongside Primrose Hill park in North London

What is North London famous for?

London Zoo can be found to the north of Regent’s Park, and is the world’s oldest scientific zoo. Alongside Regent’s Park, other notable green spaces in the area include Primrose Hill park and Hampstead Heath. Madame Tussauds, the British Library, The Emirates Stadium and many other significant visitor attractions can also be found in North London.

Highest-rated new homes developments in North London

1. Vantage Point, N19

Essential Living
4.64 (based on 50 reviews) 4.64 (50 reviews)
Area guide to Holloway
Image of Vantage Point, N19
Vantage Point is a Build to Rent development by Essential Living, offering 118 apartments – studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. All Vantage Point residents get access to a range of features and amenities. These include a 24-hour onsite team, a roof terrace, games room and exercise room. In addition, the development is above Archway London […] Read reviews and details of Vantage Point, N19

2. Hoxton Press, N1

4.80 (based on 7 reviews) 4.80 (7 reviews)
Area guide to Islington
Image of Hoxton Press, N1
Hoxton Press is a residential development by Anthology, which is a regeneration of part of the old Colville Estate. Built in partnership with Hackney Council, it comprises of one, two and three-bedroom apartments and penthouses. In addition, there is a café on the ground-floor for residents to use. Furthermore, it’s located next to Shoreditch Park […] Read reviews and details of Hoxton Press, N1

3. Arundel Square, N7

United House Developments
4.65 (based on 10 reviews) 4.65 (10 reviews)
Area guide to Holloway
Arundel Square is a United House Development located in Islington. It is comprised of 147 apartments and residents have access to a range of amenities, for example: a concierge, bike storage, parking and gardens. The development is conveniently situated just a few minutes walk from both Highbury and Islington station and Caledonian Road & Barnsbury […] Read reviews and details of Arundel Square, N7

4. Highbury Square, N5

Frasers Property
4.48 (based on 20 reviews) 4.48 (20 reviews)
Area guide to Islington
Highbury Stadium Square
Highbury Square, N5 is a unique development built from the historic Highbury Stadium, home to Arsenal Football Club from 1913-2006. Although officially referred to as Arsenal Stadium, the ground was more commonly known to fans as Highbury. Developed by Frasers Property, the scheme now comprises 711 studio, one, two and three-bedroom apartments. These were built […] Read reviews and details of Highbury Square, N5

5. Queensland Terrace, N7

Barratt London
4.45 (based on 16 reviews) 4.45 (16 reviews)
Area guide to Holloway
7 Queensland Road development
Queensland Terrace is situated in North London, just seconds from the front door of the Emirates stadium, home of Arsenal football team. It is well placed for commuters, with excellent transport links via Holloway Road’s Piccadilly line and Drayton Park’s National Rail services. Read reviews and details of Queensland Terrace, N7

6. Tiltman Place, N7

4.44 (based on 13 reviews) 4.44 (13 reviews)
Area guide to Holloway
Tiltman Place a Grainger development located in Islington. It is comprised of 206 one, two and three-bedroom apartments, as well as a cafe and leisure facilities. The development is situated a 10-minute walk from Finsbury Park station, which is served by the Victoria line, the Piccadilly line and national rail services. Read reviews and details of Tiltman Place, N7

7. Ashburton Gate, N5

Galliard Homes
4.42 (based on 9 reviews) 4.42 (9 reviews)
Area guide to Islington
Drayton Park Apartments
Ashburton Gate is a residential development with a unique location next to Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium, and a short walk from Islington’s popular Upper Street. Residents benefit from excellent transport links via Arsenal Road tube and the Drayton Park Overground, both close to the complex. The development was built by Galliard Homes. Read reviews and details of Ashburton Gate, N5

8. Alma Estate, EN3

4.39 (based on 11 reviews) 4.39 (11 reviews)
Area guide to North London
Alma Estate, by Countryside, comprises of 993 one, two and three bedroom homes. Originally built in the 1960’s, the development has been recently regenerated to include shops, a gym, a medical centre and other facilities. Alma Estate is a short walk from both Ponders End station and Brimsdown station. Read reviews and details of Alma Estate, EN3

9. Plimsoll Building, N1C

King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership
4.42 (based on 5 reviews) 4.42 (5 reviews)
Area guide to Camden
Situated in Kings Cross, the Plimsoll Building is a mixed-use development comprising of 255 residential units with a mix of one, two and three-bedroom apartments and studios alongside a nursery school, a primary school and community meeting facilities. Residents can enjoy access to a onsite gym, a residents’ lounge as well as communal gardens. The […] Read reviews and details of Plimsoll Building, N1C

10. Lawrence Square, N15

Bellway Homes
4.27 (based on 28 reviews) 4.27 (28 reviews)
Area guide to North London
Lawrence Square is a new-build development in Tottenham, North London, comprising of apartments, townhouses and co-working spaces. The development is a short walk from Seven Sisters station, which means residents can easily access the Victoria line and Overground train services.   Read reviews and details of Lawrence Square, N15

House prices in North London

The average price of a property in North London is currently £654,472 according to current figures from Zoopla (August 2020). The average price for a North London flat is £469,427 and for terraced houses £734,328.

Discover more about the area in in our North London Area Guide, or focus in on popular North London areas like Colindale.

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