About Crest Nicholson

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 The Perspective Building, a sought-after high-rise of apartments and luxury penthouses, and Wood’s Road, which offers ample green space in the heart of Peckham. The Broadway, a mixed-use development with a central spot on Tooting High Street, is also popular.

Overall impression is good, design very modern and the quality upholding well. There is good facilities and open common areas and a decent parking lot. Good security system and the common areas like lobbies are kept very clean. Customer services helpful and I think it is worth the money.” – Crest Nicholson review by Bill T, resident at The Broadway.

Crest Nicholson reviews

The apartments are set back from the main road yet close to many transport links. There is a public park at the rear of the development and a communal garden within the development. Our apartment has been finished to a high standard with quality finishes. We are so pleased with our first London property.” – Crest Nicholson review by Leroy, verified resident at Wood’s Road.

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Number of Developments

12

Ratings

4.36 Rating

Rating (based on 115 reviews)

Excellent

44.35%

Very Good

48.70%

Average

4.35%

Disappointing

1.74%

Very Poor

0.87%

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Beautiful garden view in a great location

5
Facilities
5
Design
5
Location
5
Value
5
Management

I chose to rent at Regent’s Place in Bromley because it is a lovely flat in prime location. I have been living here since November 2018.

We did have a few issues when we moved in. There was no hot water and the walls weren’t very clean, but the hot water issue was resolved the next day and the walls were fixed soon after. The building management were quick to respond to any issues we had, and I am happy with the management of the building. We also have a Facebook group where if we have any issues, we can report them on there. The building’s caretaker is also on there, who directly deals with any issues and is always eager to respond. Every few months, there are also meetings with the building’s management team where residents can raise any issues they have with residents being alerted to these meetings via notices in the entrance to the development.

I have a central flat with a lovely balcony, which has beautiful views over the gardens and a nice view of Shortlands. Although the balcony is small, it is protected by glass and we have a greenhouse on it where we keep our various herbs. We also have a small table and chairs on our balcony, and we eat lunch on it whenever we can. I would describe the interior of my flat as quite minimalist with white walls. I really like our large wardrobe, which is its own separate small room. The kitchen has lovely counters and the bathroom is a nice size. We are able to decorate the flat, but we need to get direct permission from our landlord. Our flat didn’t have any curtains when we first moved in, but our landlord was quite happy to sort this out.

I was already friends with a few of the residents living at Regents Place, but I don’t know all of my neighbours. There have been some occasional issues with noise, but not a lot.

The flat is prone to flooding and leaks, but nothing too serious. The lift is also occasionally out of order too. However, overall it is a nice place to live.

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I really like the location as it is really handy and convenient. It is easy for commuting into work with the nearby Bromley South and Shortland stations and it is an easy walk into town. We are regular customers at the Turkish restaurant nearby as well as Franco Manca, which we both enjoy. There is a real variety of restaurants in Bromley and it has everything you need. The new cinema at St Mark’s Square is also great and really cheap.

Please share one thing (or more) which you wish you had known before you moved in:

I would’ve liked to have known about how the heating system and payment work.

5
Facilities
5
Design
5
Location
5
Value
5
Management
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Spacious flat in superb location

4
Facilities
4
Design
5
Location
4
Value
4
Management

We love living here. Our flat is spacious and bright with a view over leafy south London. The location is excellent, with Cossall Park on our doorstep and all that Peckham has to offer close by. Amazing transport links – we can get to London Bridge in 15 minutes. As some reviewers have mentioned there were a few issues with the build, but Crest has worked to put things right. We have great neighbours and there is a real community feel in the development.

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We lived in Peckham for six years before purchasing our flat. This area is changing rapidly and a lot of things are being improved. We love the close links to central London, the tightly knit community, cafes and restaurants, and amenities for kids.

4
Facilities
4
Design
5
Location
4
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4
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A nice place to live

3
Facilities
5
Design
4
Location
3
Value
3
Management

I’m really happy with my flat and the quality of the build, although we did experience issues with the completion date which was delayed several times. The only negative is the empty buildings surrounding the development that have been boarded up. It makes the development look unfinished and there is graffiti on the boarding which is unattractive.

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Really close to train station with great transport links. Nice restaurants and pubs popping up in the area. Really like the bin and bike storage and green space. Feels secluded and very secure. Street is quite dark which doesn’t feel as safe, could do with more lighting. Also empty buildings surrounding development and huge boarding looks unattractive.

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Wish I’d known we’d be delayed by so many months before move in so I could have arranged somewhere to live and wouldn’t have had to keep moving stuff around. Also wish I’d known that the empty derelict building outside would still be there a year later as it wasn’t present on the CGIs or images we were shown of the development before purchasing.

3
Facilities
5
Design
4
Location
3
Value
3
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Excellent property with a modern features in a up and trendy area

4
Facilities
4
Design
5
Location
4
Value
4
Management

A superb family house in the heart of Tooting. My property has a large south facing garden and has planning permission for a significant extension to the rear.

The Edwardian style offers a wide entrance hall which leads onto the sitting room at the front of the house. Towards to rear has been opened up to create a perfect family kitchen/diner. French doors open out onto a large sunny terrace, leading down to the garden.

The first floor offers a family bathroom and two large double bedrooms along with a study. The loft has been fully extended and offers another good sized bathroom and a large master bedroom with further built in wardrobes.

Property management has been excellent with regular maintenance of the facilities. Any issues or cause for concerns are dealt with immediately.

Please tell us what you like and dislike about this area:

The beautiful night Tooting Broadway lives, breathes, constantly boils from people, transports the typical atmosphere for my favorite stop on the subway. In all branches of the intersection there are branches of chains known in UK, branches of banks, food and absolutely everything needed for the everyday life and adventure travel. At the key junction pass the buses for Wimbledon, Streatham, Mitcham, Road and Tooting Bec, Balham

Please share one thing (or more) which you wish you had known before you moved in:

I wish I had known about the diversity within the area. It is only after a year or two when I began exploring different stores. A tip for new tenants is to be on the lookout for different culture, it will make your life much more interesting.

What is the best feature of your home:

The best feature of my home is the garden as it has French doors which lead to the garden as well as side access from the kitchen. The garden is very spacious and has room for a medium sized shed and plenty of room for gardening.

4
Facilities
4
Design
5
Location
4
Value
4
Management
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