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ONYX Apartments, N1C

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Ranked 2nd out of 30 in Camden
Area guide to Camden
4.00 Rating (based on 7 reviews) 7 reviews

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Very Good

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14%

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The Onyx Apartments is a Taylor Wimpey development made up 117 one, two and three-bedroom apartments. Situated in the heart of King’s Cross, its residents benefit from easy access to six major London Underground lines: the Victoria, the Northern, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan and Piccadilly routes.   Read more

Category Scores

4.43
Facilities
3.86
Design
4.43
Location
3.57
Value
3.50
Management

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Nice environment, too far from central London

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Neighbourhood is really nice and down the river there are lots of shops and restaurant shops and a big Waitrose store if i want to do shopping. I like the fact my home is near to Camden, but it’s quite far from Kings cross.

What is the best feature of your home?

The concierge is always available throughout the day.

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

The house is quite convenient and has some nice facilities.
Air conditioning
couch is broken
Facilities is nice
Concierge 24/7
You can have fiber optic internet if u pay

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There’s a lot of noise pollution from trains if you open the window

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5
Design
5
Location
5
Value
5
Management
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Well connected

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The flat has a lot of space and is very modern. I’ve not had any issues whilst living here, so I have not had any contact with the building management.
The winter garden has to be my favourite feature of the home.

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

I would change the view to the canal as my flat faces the rail tracks.

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

i like that its central, well connected and there are a lot of amenities.

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

There’s nothing i wish knew about my flat prior to moving in.

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5
Design
5
Location
4
Value
4
Management
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Nice area

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My building is decently sized, modern and new. I would say that the price I pay is reasonable compared to other flats in London. I feel safe in and outside of my flat and never had issues with security.
The building management have been very good at answering emails and fixing issues.
My favourite feature would have to be the balcony because the view of the canal is beautiful.

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

I would make the bedrooms slightly larger, because its small compared to the flat

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

i like thate the development is in walking distance from camden station, however i dislike how noisy it can get.

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

i wish i had known that it could get so noisey .

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Facilities
3
Design
4
Location
3
Value
4
Management
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Nice environment, don’t like the insects

I love the kitchen because the appliances help make cooking easier . The security & concierge is always helpful and i feel safe within the area which makes me feel safe at home. I like the air conditioning especially as not every apartment has it.

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I love the canal and the environment its really convenient i dont like the flies and insects. theres not a lot of space but

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Design
4
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4
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Nice facilities, not enough supermarkets

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Good quality facilities and a bit of noise pollution within the area because of trains nearby. I like that when I am locked out the concierge lets me in, which means i don’t need my key a lot of the time.

What is the best feature of your home?

The best feature about my home is the air conditioning.

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

Not a lot of supermarkets, traffic not convenient, need to walk ten minutes for nearest bus station. the area is safe. There’s a canal to get to kings cross but in in the dark it can get quite scare

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

Wish i knew there wasn’t any wifi before moving in.

5
Facilities
3
Design
4
Location
4
Value
3
Management
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Very close to university.

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I’m happy that the inside of the house is very spacious and open and also good use air conditioning.
The area is very close to my university and there are a lot of shops nearby.
I really like the design of the interior and the exterior, its very modern and aesthetically pleasing.

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

I’ve never had an issue with my flat and have never contacted the building management so i would not know.

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

I like everything, apart from I dont like the fact second door cant open

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

I wish i knew that the second door could not open from upstairs.

5
Facilities
4
Design
5
Location
2
Value
4
Management
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Nice aesthetic, however poorly built.

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The building has been poorly designed as you can tell it’s been rushed. There are water leaks constantly running through the building, the paint chips regularly and the building management has been unresponsive when asked to fix the issues. It can get very loud due to the building being close to the train station.

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

They have been unresponsive and do not try to fix the problems when mentioned.

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

I like the fact, there’s a canal next to the building. on the other hand, I dislike the noise pollution within the area.

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

i wish i had known about the issues within the flat.

4
Facilities
3
Design
4
Location
3
Value
1
Management
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