Fizzy Hayes, UB3

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4.59 Rating (based on 80 reviews) 80 reviews
Fizzy Hayes is a residential development of one, two and three-bedroom apartments from Build to Rent developer Fizzy Living. It’s in the southern part of Hayes, right near Hayes & Harlinton Station, and just a short drive from London Heathrow Airport. The development is sandwiched between two popular local green spaces – Minet Country Park and Lake Farm Country Park. Read more

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4.58
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4.64
Design
4.39
Location
4.33
Value
4.69
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£2,120 pcm3 Bed Apartment, Fizzy Hayes £2,120 pcm
Brand new three double bedroom townhouse to rent in Hayes and Harlington - perfect location for sharers or families and pets are welcome!
3 Bed
2 Bath
1092 sq ft
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£2,010 pcm3 Bed Apartment, Fizzy Hayes £2,010 pcm
Brand new three double bedroom townhouse to rent in Hayes and Harlington - book a viewing today and receive 1 month free rent if you move before the end of February 2020!
3 Bed
2 Bath
1092 sq ft
Fizzy Living
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£1,450 pcm2 Bed Apartment, Fizzy Hayes £1,450 pcm
Bright and spacious two bedroom, two bathroom furnished flat. Available to rent with your pet! The flat comes with free WIFI and parking is £100 to rent.
2 Bed
2 Bath
794 sq ft
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£1,550 pcm2 Bed Apartment, Fizzy Hayes £1,550 pcm
Brand new two bedroom, two bathroom flat with a spacious and open plan kitchen and living room. Move before the end of February 2020 and receive 1 month free rent.
2 Bed
1 Bath
754 sq ft
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£1,300 pcm1 Bed Apartment, Fizzy Hayes £1,300 pcm
Ideal for a couple - this one bedroom flat in Hayes and Harlington has a great open plan kitchen, living area and the double bedroom has a large fitted wardrobe.
1 Bed
1 Bath
529 sq ft
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£1,375 pcm1 Bed Apartment, Fizzy Hayes £1,375 pcm
Located 10 minutes from Heathrow and 18 minutes to Paddington, this one bedroom flat is perfect for city workers or regular travellers! Move in before the end of February 2020 and get 1 month free rent.
1 Bed
1 Bath
529 sq ft
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My Fizzy Review

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Very spacious apartment also very modern. On site cleaners and builders if anything goes wrong. Loads of room for pets to run around on the first floor with different obstacles they can enjoy. Very nice places to relax and also enjoy views on the terrace and top of each block.

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

High street is a 5 minute walk and you’ve got everything you need. Massive Asda also very close. Train station has links to central London as is very fast.

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

That the cafe was closing and there is still no supermarket downstairs.

If there is one thing you would change about your flat or property what would it be:

The way the apartments are made can come across a little cheap as things break easily. Everything else perfect.

5
Facilities
5
Design
4
Location
5
Value
5
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Just move in

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Management is approachable and helpful, with apartment design in line with current trends so will approach to a lot of people. Light an airy with large balconies.
Quiet despite nearby railway which was a nice surprise. Nice community feel between neighbours

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

Nothing against fizzy, just needs rail to upgrade quicker and neighboring developments to complete to broaden community feel

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

Yes and no, some issues with app pushing my request but otherwise good.

4
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4
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4
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4
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4
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Fizzy Hayes living

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The development is good, it has plenty of space and we are very much looking forward to using the communal areas in the summer!
The lobbies are really nice aswell, they provide everything a tenant would need for example we have dogs and there is a doggie one with treats

 

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

The local area is good, there are local shops which is very helpful! It would be great to have some more nicer restaurants/bars open to enjoy on an evening

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

It is quite far out of London, so maybe check in you have work commitments in central – however the train line is very close and very good!

What is the best feature of your home:

The best feature in our home is the open plan living, dining and kitchen space, it’s great for hosting !

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4
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4
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4
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A pleasant place to live

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Fizzy has a great desing with good communal areas. The flats are confortable with a lot of natural light and well protected against noise. They could create a better space for kids as the only one that exist need to be shared with dogs. The staff are friendly and helpfull.

 

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

Fizzy is well located close to shops and train station.

What is the best feature of your home:

Plenty of natural light, quiet, warm and all the appliances have a great quality.

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5
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5
Location
3
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Joining the Fizzy life!

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Living in a fizzy flat has been great, having moved from a smaller flat, fizzy has everything we need and more! Though we did have issues within the flat due to the building settling, the BOBs and building maintenance have been great and got things sorted quick! The BOBs have been super helpful and easy to talk to and all the added extras are a bonus like the communal gardens, prize draws and the fact that the property managers and take in your parcels for the days you know you won’t be in. Overall it’s been a joy to be part of the fizzy experience!

If there was one thing you could change about your flat or property what would it be?

I’d probably add windows in instead of door as sometimes you just just want a light breeze without the whole balcony door open because when you do open it the small amount it does really feel any different and when it’s open completely it too much

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

The location of Fizzy Hayes is in a gem of a spot, so close to the train station and with it being just 5 minutes away from Hayes town you have plenty of shops and lunch spots to choose from.

If there is one thing you would change about your flat or property what would it be:

I’d probably add windows in instead of door as sometimes you just just want a light breeze without the whole balcony door open because when you do open it the small amount it does really feel any different and when it’s open completely it too much

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Design
5
Location
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Pet friendly, great neighbourhood network

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State of the arte design, green spaces available inside the development (two rooftop gardens); large spaces indoors; Pet friendly facilities and resources;
Good balconies, sound and light isolation.
Friendly staff members. Attention to details and personalised attention/deco on special seasons.
Friendly approach generally

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

Great public transportation access, green spaces near by. Perfect for pet friendly people and families.
Great neighbours and network

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

No security patrol available, specially weekends and evenings

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3
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3
Location
3
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4
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Premise review

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The design aspect of the premises is creative and suit in to the style of the overall building, the building management is structured intentionally to be user friendly and pet friendly to attract members of the public, property management overall is guaranteed to ensure more than standard quality.

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

The benefits of this particular area includes transportation services that are nearby to the premise

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5
Design
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Location
5
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4
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Thank you! And the connectivity will get even better when CrossRail arrives!

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A great home – including for our cat!

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We’ve been living at Fizzy Hayes since last year, and have had an amazing time here. A wonderful building filled with friendly tenants, Bobs who are all amazing and so helpful, and great connections. Plus our cat is so happy here!

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

Fab building, amazing Bobs and great connectivity.

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5
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4
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4
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Great to hear such a positive review and we are so happy that your cat is enjoying renting in Fizzy Hayes also

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Fizzy Hayes – a fantastic place to live!

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The complex itself has great social spaces and is perfect for pets. All of the flats come furnished to such a high standard with spacious balconies. I’ve had no issues at all when it comes to property management, if ever there is an issue with my flat, they are prompt and endeavour to solve my issue within days. They also put on social events for all of the tenants which gives the complex more of a homely/happy vibe.

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

Fizzy Hayes is a 5 minute walk to Hayes and Harlington Station which is great for getting into central London within 20 minutes! There’s a high street just around the corner with all the amenities you could need.

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

All the information you get from the viewing is enough, there’s no surprises when you move in!

If there is one thing you would change about your flat or property what would it be:

I don’t think there’s anything at all I would change

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5
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4
Location
4
Value
5
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Amazing photo – thank you ! Delighted to hear that you also wouldn’t change anything about your flat 🙂

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Getting busy up in fizzy

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Once your through the doors at Fizzy it no longer feels like your on hayes.
I love being part of the fizzy community since moving in I feel my family has grown.
Can’t wait for summer 2020 as my summer 2019 was full of BBQ’s and pot luck dinners with all my neighbours.
I rock my hizzy up in fizzy..

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

Hayes is going through a gentrification process, cross rail being imminent and great train Service providing easy access to London (15 mins to London Paddington).
The area is developing fast and once complete will be a haven for young professionals and family’s.

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

That cross rail was going to be delayed another year 🤷🏽‍♂️

What is the best feature of your home:

I love the pet friendly community that we have built

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4
Design
5
Location
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Manager Response

Thank you for your review, we are also really excited about 2020 and the next wave of resident events!

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Fantastic Fizzy

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Once you’re through the doors of Fizzy, it no longer feels like you’re in Hayes! (That’s a good thing!)
I love being a part of the Fizzy family! The neighbours are fantastic and it really does have a community atmosphere for those who want to participate.
The BOBs are always very helpful and are keen on keeping Fizzy a great place to live.

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

Although Hayes is currently being developed there is much improvement work to be done, however there are lots of amenities nearby. We could use more decent restaurants though!

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

I wish I’d known that Crossrail was going to be delayed further!

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

I’ve raised a few minor repairs and some general housekeeping issues in the communal areas, which are always dealt with quickly.

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Manager Response

Thank you for taking the time to review us, so glad you are enjoying the flat and the building! We too are disappointed about Crossrail but at the same time pleased with the train links to Heathrow and Paddington!

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Stress-free living

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The whole area is under renovation (lookup for Old vinyl factory) so its brand new and modern looking. Appliances overall are modern with good brands like Bosch or similar. Heating and MVHR are controlled digitally so again, very convenient and sustainable. Although my windows faces the railway, no sound is heard from within because of the triple glass…had many friends over and the thing just works as it should…oh, one more thing: it is pet friendly so our little ones are happier than ever!!

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

Is indeed close to hayes and harlington station which is super easy to get to central london or even heathrow. The high street is a short distance with 4 supermarkets available, post office, restaurants and everything one may need. Very convenient.

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

This is a pet friendly place which is on the essence of what makes this place amazing. Be open and have fun with other people’s pets (no formalities and no need to ask the owner before petting dogs)

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

Most of them are fixed as they appear or in 2 to 3 days. More complex problems may require longer period of course but really good timing if compared to regular landlords.

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Manager Response

Full Marks WOW! Thank you for the review. We are so glad that any issues have been resolved nice and quickly for you. We hope you and your pets continue to enjoy renting in Hayes!

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Awesome development with quick access to amenities

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The building is lovely, fittings in the flat are of very good quality. It’s a very modern development and has great aesthetics. We come from Singapore and very few developments in London actually come close to Singapore standards. Fizzy is very close.

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

We moved to Fizzy in June 2019, and have loved it. Easy to get to Central London, easy access to shopping areas, with The Nest opening , the lack of a gym has also been addressed. The only thing we miss is no playmates for my 6 year old daughter. Very few children in the community and none are seen! The Bobs are awesome and attend to any needs quickly.

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

If we had known there were limited children. A child could feel a little out of activities

What is the best feature of your home:

The awesome balconies!

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Manager Response

Thank you for your kind review! We will see what we can do to set up some playdates on the resident app to see if we could get some activities in the diary for the kids of Fizzy Hayes.

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Fantastic place to live

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Development is new. Great functional design with 3 fantastic terraces. A real community and social complex. Full of friendly neighbours

Excelently located, with amenities of hayes town a short walk away excellent soundproofing so really quiet

Lots of onsite activities arranged which help with the social feel

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Plenty of local shops within walking distance Great selection of takeaways. Fantastic connections. With train station a short walk with access to London in 15-20 minutes. And Heathrow in 5. Also access to reading and the west

My dog has settled really well and made a lot of friends

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

They have responded to issues quickly. And without arguenebt. A fantastic service!

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Thank you for your review! We are so glad you and your dog have settled well in Fizzy Hayes and hope you continue to enjoy it!

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Happy to be here :)

My boyfriend and I have been living here just over a month now, and so far so good!

There are some things that are out of anyone’s control as always with anything, like the developing views around, and taxi drivers getting lost… But a huge compensation for that is the very personable, accommodating and overall excellent service you get from the BOBs. They really do their best to find solutions to any issues, and are very responsive.

The appartment itself is very apt for a couple. It’s amazingly soundproofed, it’s spacious (we even have a piano inside) and modern. We took our flat furnished and the quality of the furniture is excellent.

Moving in was very easy and guidance was provided by the BOBs whenever there was a need. They provide a nice folder with all of the manuals to appliances, your tenancy agreement, information about things in the flat, etc. when you move in, as well as a welcome surprise(!).

There are regular social events where you can spend time with neighbours (and their pets if they come along too), and an app where you can discuss any issues or things that make you happy with neighbours and with bobs.

I think we are definitely getting our value for money here, and although it makes our journeys to work longer, we absolutely love our little ‘pod’ and are very happy to be here.

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

Good transport links with the station around a 7 minute walk away (access to Ldn Paddington ~17 minutes, Heathrow ~7 minutes) and regular buses to Uxbridge and Ealing Broadway (trains can take you here quite quickly, too)

The town is quite small, but has what you need, like Wilkinson and Lidl – if you’re looking for something more lively (whilst we wait for Hayes to develop a bit more), Ealing Broadway is nice.

We noticed a lack of Italian restaurants around the area, otherwise you’re well equipped with Indian Restaurants and the good old chicken shop.

There isn’t a cinema either, but apparently there’ll be one very close to Fizzy in the near future… Meanwhile I think there’s an Odéon in Uxbridge.

There’s a leisure centre nearby and a climbing centre just downstairs, we don’t get discounts here sadly but it’s very nice to have them around 🙂

If there is one thing you would change about your flat or property what would it be:

More soundproofing at the front door (but this is really knit picking now – very hard to find something to say here, sorry!)

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Manager Response

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this wonderful review – such a pleasure to read. We are so glad you are enjoying living here. We look forward to seeing you at the Christmas Party!

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Awesome!

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Beautiful building and flat with great convenience to shopping and train. Love the modern design. The construction is solid with triple glaze windows and concrete build. The whole Fizzy staff is warm, helpful and kind. Thank you!

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

Convenient to train and shopping.

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

Nothing yet to report.

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

Yes-quick response to everything! Moving from US to U.K. was made easy with the great Fizzy team.

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Hey Zara – Thank you for taking the time to leave us this kind review. We hope you continue to enjoy renting with us in Fizzy Hayes

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Genuinely Fizzy!

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Love love love the whole Fizzy experience, from the team on site, to Bob, to the building and specification and location (2 mins walk from the station).

The flat is well designed and layed out – window blinds in every window is a big bonus.

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

Hayes is clearly up and coming, its just not quite there yet.

All the development will bring more affluent people and the shops etc will improve.

There are good local restaurants and a Costa, Poundland and Wilko Boots and Lidl.

Hillingdon First card gets you discount on parking and the leisure centre

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

Totally awesome (and even in situations where it has clearly been my fault).

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AMAZING – thank you for taking the time to review Fizzy Hayes. Thanks for the great tip RE. the Hillingdon First card.

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Good place to be

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My overall impression is good. It is a new build property so that is good as everything is quite fresh.
The facilities are good and easy to get around. It has a very professional vibe to the place and this is excellent for us.
There is sometimes events happening too which are good.

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

Good transport links.
Tesco is close by
Could do with some more restaurants/bars nearer to the site

What is the best feature of your home:

The kitchen/dining room is open plan which is very good!

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Thanks for your kind review! We are glad you are enjoying Fizzy and like the events too! We are also looking forward to the area developing more! In the meantime we love going to Loaded Bugers and get a great Fizzy discount too.

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Feeling of home, away from home!

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+ve:
Accessible and connectivity to every party of London.
High Street, local amenities just a walk away.
Friendly and helpful neighbours.
Great place to be at, makes you feel like home away from home.
-ve: No 24 hour concierge. Cab GPS navigation needs amendment.

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

High Street, local amenities just a walk away.

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

24 hour concierge service.

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

Some times reactive and sometimes proactive as well. Overall good experience.

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Hi Santosh – Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this review! We really love the fact that you feel like it is a home from home!

We understand your frustration with the taxi drivers – with time we think this will get better and better when Pressing Lane becomes more established.

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HAPPY TO BE HERE

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Myself and my flatmate moved to Fizzy Hayes after the owner of the house we rented in Harrow decided to sell and invoked the break clause in our contract, landing us unexpectedly with 2 months to move on what should have been a further 6 months on our contract.

We had been at this property a number of years and the last time we’d looked for somewhere to live in London it had been a bit like the Hunger Games chasing rental properties, so initially were quite daunted.

However we quickly discovered that there are now an ever growing number of build to rent developments that offer flexible renting arrangements with added extras, designed for people in our situation and realised that property searching in our case had become a lot more advantageous to the renter than it once was.

I’ve done everything from renting a dingy room over a pub in Stratford, to rooms in house shares with communal kitchens where I had no say on who I lived with, and though my last place had been a share of a proper suburban home, (not just a room), with people I knew, that was well furnished, comfortable, in a nice area, we still had to juggle the property owner and letting agent to keep them both happy, live very much in the decorative style and taste of the property owner, tolerate slow repairs, often coordinate those repairs ourselves, and could not plan ahead because we were never certain if our yearly contract would renew or the break clause would be invoked.

What we liked about developments like Fizzy was having the option of a three year contract, (which we took), not having to deal with a letting agent, fast repairs, living accommodation of a good high spec standard in a location that worked well for us, and a rental experience that was professional, felt more like we had some control and were valued as customers.

My experience of private landlords is that they often think they are doing you a favour by letting you live in their properties when in fact you are paying them for a service.

There is no ambiguity with Fizzy, this is their business, it’s a professional arrangement and it’s in everyone’s interest for that to work to everyone’s satisfaction.

At the same time as we looked at Fizzy, we also looked at Tipi in Wembley, which is a similar company and development, which we liked, we seriously considered, but opted for Fizzy for a number of reasons.

Firstly the apartment was bigger yet more affordable. Not just the main living/kitchen area, (which is a very good size), but the bedrooms as well.

If you’re sharing a flat with someone who isn’t your partner the size of the bedrooms is more important than if you’re a couple, because aside from your cohabiting space you both want a good bit of private space as well.

My flatmate has two sons and when they come to visit I want to give them as much space without me in the way as possible. The bedroom I had in our old place was tiny, so that always was problematic. Now my room is a liveable proper space that I don’t mind spending time in when I want, or need, to.

Equally my flatmate paid more of the rent in our last place so he could make use of the back room as his own little den for his gym equipment, playstation etc. All that needed to be incorporated into his new bedroom, which he has been able to do comfortably.

What we also liked about the bedrooms is that there is an equal trade-off. My flatmates bedroom is slightly larger with a spacious en suite bathroom, my room is still a good sized double bedroom, (both rooms have fitted wardrobes), but also has a balcony, and the shared shower room is directly across the corridor from my room, so is as ‘almost en-suite’ as it could be.

A particular feature I like in the bedrooms is something I first thought was nonsensical in that one of the two sets of patio doors in both rooms open onto a lattice brickwork making them initially seem pointless. However in the heat of summer they give really effective ventilation combined with privacy without the need for air conditioning, and, when its too damp to dry outside, work well for airing clothes in your room.

(The flat does come with a small utility room that includes a washer dryer but I prefer to dry my clothes naturally whenever I can).

There are two balconies, (mine and a shared one off the living area), that are a lot bigger than what we saw at Tipi, (or any of the developments I’ve noticed around Hayes), and in the summer effectively become added rooms to the property. We have space on the shared balcony to have a large table and chairs, (which in the summer becomes our dining room most nights), and on mine, (the same size), a sofa and planters, (as well as, when the weather is right, a drying area for clothes).

The development itself has a lot of good shared space with other residents including gardens that are closed access, safe and secure for families who want somewhere for the kids to be outdoors, and includes a play area, and a 10th floor roof terrace, that was a big selling point for us, with views towards the City, Heathrow, Harrow and Wembley, and, (certainly currently), is the highest residents roof space in the area.

It gets great Sunsets!

There is also a residents ‘party room’ and the lobby’s to each of the four blocks are designed as additional lounge areas.

In truth, when it came to additional indoor space for residents Tipi did more than Fizzy Hayes on this, (including kitchens and dining areas for large numbers of guests, a viewing room, and lounges), but we quickly determined that though those seemed impressive, we likely wouldn’t use them much over our own personal space, and for what we’d pay in rent at Tipi to have them available we’d probably opt to spend that money doing things in London with friends rather than hang around and socialise with neighbours in our building.

That said Fizzy actively encourages socialising amongst its residents. It runs events and activities throughout the year and provides a residents app to promote communication, keep everyone informed, create clubs, and generally instil a sense of community.

It’s a good idea, definitely has its uses, often works, but like any form of social media can backfire and there have been occasions when the app has gone into meltdown between residents, leading to the occasional very public spat, (which can be either annoying or entertaining), meaning there have been situations when some comments on the app rather than encouraging me to meet some of my neighbours has had me thinking … “yeah maybe I’ll avoid you”, (though that’s actually quite a useful heads up in itself)?

Obviously that’s caused by individual residents failings rather than the fault of Fizzy who have always been quick to intervene and try and rectify situations when these occasional, (and they are occasional), things happen.

In this, we have the Bob’s, who are the onsite building management team and very much your go to people for advise on the building, local facilities, getting parcels delivered, (they will take parcels in for you and notify you on the app), sorting problems, reporting faults, answering queries, arranging events and organising repairs.

I suspect as residents we can be an entitled and pampered bunch so it’s to their credit that they do this generally with a smile, a lot of patience, and willingness to answer queries and sort difficulties.

As someone who use to wait days before my landlord responded to me, the convenience of having people on site to advise is much appreciated.

The other thing we favoured about Fizzy over Tipi was location.

We both work in West London so both developments are good for our jobs and though superficially the novelty of having a stadium view and access to the bars and entertainment facilities in Wembley Park seemed like something you’d want, the more we thought about it, Hayes as an area actually has things you really need for day to day living.

Good selection of shops you will regularly use, banks, takeaways, health facilities etc. Most of which, (currently at least), are very affordable.

The bars, restaurants, entertainment facilities you can travel to, and again, with Crossrail eventually being available, Hayes is well placed to get you there, (also some of those things are currently being built in Hayes too).

Now we’ve lived there for a while it’s worth noting that the flats insulation and sound proofing are excellent.

We live near an airport and next to a railway!

Planes are a distant rumble but in our case trains go right passed us three floors below!

However we hear nothing when the triple glazed windows and doors are closed.

On that point, proximity to the railway might be a problem for some re noise when the doors and windows are open, (personally I quite like the coming and going), but that’s really down to individual perception.

Our flat is right on the railway, but there are blocks further back.

We ourselves are quite noisy, so was concerned how that might reflect with flats above and below us, (though thankfully in our particular layout not actually directly next to us), and I’ve made a point of tracking down neighbours in relevant flats to find out if they can hear us and now tend to think the flats are sufficiently well built not for us to be annoying anyone, apart from one Bank Holiday Weekend when my flatmate had his subwoofer very loud and his window open!

(We were NOT popular on the App that day)!

Insulation too I think is good. We’re just coming into winter so not certain how it will be when the temperature drops below zero but the combination of sunlight that shines into the flat through the large amount of floor to ceiling windows, (we’re lucky in that our flat has a double aspect), combined with the concrete walls and triple glazing has me thinking it will hold the heat in and we are yet to use our radiators.

Other things!

Think it’s important to say that though these places are often promoted as for ‘young professionals’ they work just fine for other demographics too.

I have friends who have young families and if they were in the rental market I’d be actively encouraging them to move in, as I think its a safe and welcoming place to raise young children.

Me and my flatmate are both the wrong side of 40, (me quite a bit), and it turns out amongst neighbours we’re not unique in that.

Work wise I work in digital media, my flatmate works for a haulage firm and is a part time Uber driver, and I’ve encountered mechanics, engineer, Doctors, teachers, and quite a lot of airline cabin staff, so a diverse mix of occupations.

We pay £60 each for secure underground parking of our two cars, not everyone is happy about how dusty the car park gets, (it has this last weekend been cleaned), it doesn’t bother me or my flatmate, who, in part, relies on his car for his business and seems to cope fine without it being an issue, (so again, up to individual perception).

Worth being aware if you don’t want to pay for underground parking, parking in Hayes is very difficult, the traffic wardens are ruthless and to the best of my knowledge Fizzy Hayes residents aren’t eligible for the Hillingdon residents parking scheme.

One of the selling points of Fizzy that they go heavy on is that they are pet friendly!

THEY DEFINITELY ARE!

Neither me or my Flatmate have lifestyles that are suitable for having pets so it’s a benefit we don’t have a need for, but having dogs as a regular thing around the development isn’t something that’s causing me a problem and I often think it probably adds to the community feel of the place.

What is good is that you can hang things on your walls, (on the understanding you fill the holes in when you leave), and the sense that we can actually make this flat our own and a home rather than it being someone else’s property we’re looking after!

This has been good for both of us and encouraged us not to go with the furnished option on the flat, (which you can do for an extra £100 a month), but instead furnish it between us very much with the security of knowing we have a long term lease and a general agreement that, (baring unforeseen circumstances), we’re happy enough with Fizzy not to be considering moving any time soon.

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

Hayes is an area undergoing redevelopment and will likely see plenty of changes over the next few years.

At the moment, (Nov 2019), there are a lot of building projects underway for new amenities, entertainment venues, (including a Cinema next to Fizzy), and other similar property developments.

It’s urban, culturally diverse, perhaps less well off compared with other parts of the City, but the upside to that is that its very affordable at the moment for general amenities and shopping with a busy high street that incorporates within walking distance of Fizzy, an Asda, Tesco, Lidl, Iceland, Post Office, Banks, Sports Centre with swimming pool, lots of smaller privately owned retail outlets, eateries, takeaways, Doctors, a youth centre, and a couple of basic, rough and ready, pubs.

Fizzy is 5 minutes walk from Hayes and Harlington station which has a regular train service to Ealing Broadway and Paddington, or Heathrow and Reading, and is on the Elizabeth/Crossrail line which, when it opens, will provide direct access to Bond Street, Liverpool Street and Canary Wharf.

Heathrow airport is a 10 minute drive away with regular bus and train services available to it.

The Canal allows distant cycling access to Paddington, and Camden, there is a park/recreational ground nearby, a nicely landscaped modern business centre, the Global Academy school, Hillingdon Hospital and a new climbing centre/gym that is actually attached to Fizzy.

Some residents I’ve spoken to think it’s a bit rough. To me I’ve lived in rougher places and think it’s just a little edgy and reckon Hayes as an area is aiming to have a bit of a Dalston vibe to how the community develops with a mix of established community and ‘young professional’ migration.

With the coming of Crossrail, Hayes is a frontier town, developing accommodation and amenities to encourage new settlers and currently is in the early years of that!

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

Sky is an ongoing issue in Fizzy Hayes.

There was a mistake made by the developers meaning the building wasn’t equipped for Sky Q. It’s not an easy thing to fix but it’s my understanding it is being looked into, and I’d imagine eventually will have to be rectified before Sky Q becomes the only option for subscribers.

We checked before we moved in that we could get Sky and were told we could, but I don’t think the Sky Q situation was really explained to us in that we would have to downgrade back to HD.

In truth, had we known in advance that might have been a sticking point, especially with my flatmate.

In retrospect if we’d let that one thing stop us from going with Fizzy that would have been our mistake as since moving in the benefits are more significant than this one tiny foible and even my flatmate, (who initially was a bit unimpressed with the Sky situation), has changed his attitude and now sees this a very minor niggle over everything else that we both like so much.

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

Very well. We had some minor snagging niggles with the flat at the start which given it was totally new and we were the first residents was fully understandable and expected and these were dealt with quickly and efficiently.

We’ve always found the Bob’s helpful and accommodating and have no complaints.

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Manager Response

Hi Tony, WOWZERS what can we say?!

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a detailed review and sharing your rental experience.

We are so happy that Fizzy Hayes came to your rescue! We are here for exactly people like you.

We hope you continue to enjoy your stay at Fizzy Hayes for as along as it suits you.

This review is the subjective opinion of a HomeViews member and not of HomeViews

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