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 2020 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. You can purchase the complete report or download a free sample 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

More. ‘Superenting’, Allsop Letting and Management
4.46 (58 reviews) 4.46 (58 reviews)
Area guide to Manchester
Image of The Trilogy, M15

The Trilogy is a HomeViews award-winning More. ‘Superenting’ scheme by Moorfield, managed by Allsop Letting & Management, located in the heart of Castlefield in Manchester with access to a variety of transport links. Deansgate is a three-minute journey on the tram whilst Cornbrook Metrolink Station is a three-minute walk away. In addition, MediaCityUK is a […]

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2. The Cargo Building, L1

Savills
4.66 (32 reviews) 4.66 (32 reviews)
Area guide to Liverpool
The Cargo Building, L1

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
4.62 (59 reviews) 4.62 (59 reviews)
Area guide to Tower Hamlets
Image of Dressage Court, E2

There are 104 rental-only one, two and three-bedroom apartments at Dressage Court, a development by Essential Living. The development is located in East London. It offers easy access to Bethnal Green’s tube and rail stations, with views towards the City and Canary Wharf. In addition, residents can access a 24-hour on-site team along with shared […]

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4. Sailmakers, E14

Greystar
4.64 (51 reviews) 4.64 (51 reviews)
Area guide to Canary Wharf
Image of Sailmakers, E14

Greystar’s Sailmakers is a Build to Rent scheme, which comprises of 327 units. It is 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. In addition, transport links come courtesy […]

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5. Vantage Point, N19

Essential Living
4.68 (69 reviews) 4.68 (69 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 […]

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6. West Tower, M15

Legal & General, Urbanbubble
4.61 (46 reviews) 4.61 (46 reviews)
Area guide to Manchester
Image of West Tower, M15

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
4.78 (65 reviews) 4.78 (65 reviews)
Area guide to Birmingham
Image of The Lansdowne, B16

The Lansdowne, managed by Way of Life is located in Birmingham’s Edgbaston Village. The building offers 206 apartments, furnished or unfurnished. There are a mix of one, two and three-bedroom apartments and duplexes on offer. In addition, residents have access to a wide range of amenities including 24h concierge and free super-fast Wi-Fi.  Similarly, facilities […]

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8. Elephant Central, SE17

Get Living
4.54 (53 reviews) 4.54 (53 reviews)
Area guide to Southwark
Image of Elephant Central, SE17

Elephant Central by Get Living is located in the heart of London’s Elephant & Castle, a zone 1 location with great connections to the City, Oxford Circus, King’s Cross and walking distance to London Bridge, Borough and the South Bank. There’s a mix of, one to three bedroom apartments, duplexes and penthouses available fully-furnished, with […]

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9. The Forge, NE1

More. ‘Superenting’, Allsop Letting and Management
4.63 (47 reviews) 4.63 (47 reviews)
Area guide to Newcastle
Image of The Forge, NE1

The Forge is a HomeViews award-winning More. ‘Superenting’ scheme by Moorfield, managed by Allsop Letting & Management, situated at the heart of Stephenson Quarter next to Newcastle station. It comprises of 283 pet-friendly, one, two and three-bedroom apartments. Residents have access to range of facilities and amenities. These include a 24-hour on-property concierge service, a […]

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10. The Slate Yard, M3

Legal & General, Urbanbubble
4.69 (71 reviews) 4.69 (71 reviews)
Area guide to Manchester
Image of The Slate Yard, M3

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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