The Top 10 BTS Developers in London

The Top 10 BTS Developers in London

HomeViews has updated its list of the Top 10 Build to Sell developers in London, as rated by verified residents. The Top 10 was first featured in Property Week in September 2019 and is now updated for June 2020.

Berkeley Homes lands the number one spot in our 2020 ratings. Part of the wider Berkeley Group, Berkeley Homes has achieved remarkable ratings from residents at developments such as Kidbrooke Village and Royal Arsenal Riverside.

97% of over 350 Berkeley Homes owners said they would recommend the company. This is a remarkable achievement given that reviews were submitted from across 17 different developments.

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Winners of multiple HomeViews Awards in 2019, Anthology also secures a place in the top three for 2020. Developments such as Hoxton Press and Deptford Foundry have achieved consistently glowing reviews. One resident at Deptford Foundry summarised her experience of buying an Anthology home:

“Buying a flat can be a daunting prospect, but Anthology were there to help from start to finish.”

– Verified Resident, Deptford Foundry (read more)

HomeViews data

A developer ranking algorithm was created by HomeViews for this Top 10 list of London developers. This algorithm includes a wide range of extra information from reviewers that HomeViews does not publish on its main web pages. Developers partnering with HomeViews are able to access this additional data, including review categories such as buyer status, customer service, delivery timetable and aftersales care.

“The message for the industry is incredibly positive,” commented Rory Cramer, CEO and co-founder of HomeViews. “The London developers listed here are achieving impressive overall ratings, while Berkeley Homes in particular is demonstrating how effective it is to use independent resident feedback to monitor and improve services.”

Karl Whiteman, Divisional Managing Director at Berkeley Homes, said: “Customer feedback is incredibly important to us as we strive to continuously improve our homes and create welcoming communities where people enjoy a great quality of life. We are delighted to have received so many positive reviews from verified local residents and will continue to act on these valuable insights.”

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Please note that the order of this list is correct as of 16th June 2020. Thousands of reviews are being added each month and rankings will be updated shortly for 2021.

Top 10 build to sell property developers in London

1. Berkeley Homes

Berkeley Homes

Number of Developments

4.20 Rating (based on 1431 reviews)

Berkeley Homes takes the top spot in our list of the 10 best BTS developers in London. Berkeley Homes is part of Berkeley Group – one of Britain’s best-known property developers that operates across London, Birmingham and the South of England. The company was established in the 1970s and now consists of a number of companies – St Edward, St George, St Joseph, St James and St William alongside Berkeley Homes.

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2. Barratt Homes

Number of Developments

3.97 Rating (based on 649 reviews)

Barratt Homes is part of Barratt Developments Plc, one of the UK’s largest property developers with over 30 operating divisions. From city penthouses to family-friendly townhouses, Barratt Homes provides new-build residential units that are energy efficient, carefully designed and built to last. Read on for more information and verbatim Barratt Homes reviews from verified residents. […]

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3. Anthology


Number of Developments

4.38 Rating (based on 189 reviews)

Multiple HomeViews Award-winning Anthology is a property developer involved in the construction, land acquisition, design, development, contracting and marketing of its schemes. It is focused on enhancing neighbourhoods and aims to celebrate the people, stories and culture that makes the city such an exciting place to live. Stylish, ideally-located and impeccably-run Anthology developments on HomeViews include Deptford Foundry, Hale Works and Hoxton Press.

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4. Crest Nicholson

Number of Developments

3.89 Rating (based on 526 reviews)

Crest Nicholson is a leading property developer based in Surrey and founded in 1963. The organisation operates across London and England’s South and is committed to creating new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability. Read on for more information and verbatim Crest Nicholson reviews from residents. Developments Crest Nicholson developments on HomeViews include […]

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5. St James

St James

Number of Developments

4.19 Rating (based on 178 reviews)

St James is a part of the Berkeley Group – one of the UK’s best-known property developers, operating across London, Birmingham and the South of England. The Berkeley Group is made up of a number of companies – along with St James, there’s Berkeley Homes, St Edward, St George, St Joseph and St William. St […]

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6. Ballymore Group

Ballymore Group

Number of Developments

4.17 Rating (based on 570 reviews)

Ballymore is a family-run property developer with a multi award-winning portfolio of some of Europe’s largest and most transformative urban development projects. Ballymore’s projects are defined by their “originality and a commitment to quality.” The company oversees every element of design, construction, and facilities management, constantly aiming to challenge industry norms. It is driven by […]

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7. Telford Homes

Telford Homes

Number of Developments

4.14 Rating (based on 566 reviews)

Telford Homes is a London-based property developer that was established in 2000, specialising in mixed-use, residential-led schemes. These homes build communities where there’s a shortage of homes, with mixed tenures and a focus on sustainability. Telford Homes developments HomeViews lists a number of London developments by Telford Homes. Also, lots of these are in East […]

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8. Greenwich Peninsula

Greenwich Peninsula

Number of Developments

4.13 Rating (based on 267 reviews)

Knight Dragon are the company behind Greenwich Peninsula. With a London-based delivery team, the international property development company focuses on delivering both mixed-use property and estate infrastructure. It has completed urban developments in Hong Kong, Malaysia, the USA as well as, London alongside its main flagship project in Greenwich Peninsula. The developments There are a […]

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9. Lendlease

Number of Developments

4.17 Rating (based on 129 reviews)

Lendlease is a leading international property and infrastructure group. It has worked on a number of high profile developments – including the Athletes Village for the London 2012 Olympics and the Sydney Opera House in Australia. It inspires to ‘create places that leave a positive legacy with a focus on health and safety, customers, innovation […]

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10. Galliard Homes

Number of Developments

4.06 Rating (based on 405 reviews)

Galliard Homes is a residential property developer based in Loughton, Essex which operates across London and the Home Counties. The developer’s mission is to ‘build market-leading homes in locations ready for regeneration’, and it prides itself on being ‘a family business run with family values’. Galliard Homes is the largest, privately owned residential property developer […]

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