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Waterside Park, UB7

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Ranked 37th out of 123 in West London
Area guide to West London
3.68 Rating (based on 19 reviews) 19 reviews
Waterside Park is a joint-venture, residential development by Barratt Homes and Taylor Wimpey, in the far westerly suburb of West Drayton, on the fringes of London. The apartments are next to the Grand Union Canal on one side and the Fray’s River on the other. Waterside Park is a ten-minute walk from West Drayton Station, which is due to form a stop on the Elizabeth Line with the arrival of Crossrail services at the station. Properties here are available to rent, buy, and let as short-term serviced apartments. Read more

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Mrs

Development is great with park, parking and good neighbours. Quite and good for kids. Also close to tesco. Lots of greenery.house is nice top. I like it here ams really enjoy living here so much….

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Great locality peaceful pretty safe . Needs better high street stores. More schools and better roads

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Sometimes we get flight noise no great cafes near by

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Beautiful area however very small parking spots

Good size accommodation. Building managment clean it ebery week however it took a while to fix the lift. We sometimes have unsavoury people around the development abd parking area could be cleaner . All in all is maintained. However the parking spaces are very small especially visitor parking.

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I like it because its residential and quiet . Two stations are up the road so communication is great . There is s a river snd park to the property that are lovely. Also there is TeSco, Iceland and morrison within walking distance.

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I have to get a parking ticket twice even though I have a permit .

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Cano wait until crossrails!

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Design is a little old school and can feel dated at times. Additionally safety can be questionable, with younger people are always around the development. I have no had any issues with
Waterworks or heating however something management is slow to respond.

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Transport links arent great until crossrails, quiet which is forgood for families however not for going out as in nightliferror.

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Cross rail has been delayed

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Shane there is no SkyQ satellite to this building

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Recently we had some issues with a person breaking in to the estate and spray painting the walls which building management took 2 days to take him out, I’m sure you can imagine was quite scary! Also building iservices not equipped to have SkyQ boxes or have satellite so can not get the best TV service. Also the area isn’t regularly cleaned for how high the service charge is.

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The area is nice and quiet and I really enjoy going for walks down the canal

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The internet connection is quite restictive as it is a lot slower than I expected.

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Waterside Park Yiewsley

The development has matured and is better than it was before. Lots of new builds in the area so it has ptarmigan pressure on amenities and traffic. I still like it though. It has good transport links and access to canal and green areas.

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It’s quiet. Access to transport is great. Many supermarkets on the high street. Canal and green areas.
On the improvement side, the coscillator should invest on cleanlines.

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Nothing.

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Dreadful community

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All fairly new buildings with modern design and has a private parking and wooded area for all the little kiddies. Netted off balconies prevent vermin from ruining your outside balcony space. Often updated with new features such as protective bollards to prevent annoying parkingredients jobs.

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I like that it is closed off but the people are a little on the rude and unapproachable side.

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That the neighbours were not working friendly and that they can be quite confrontational over nothing.

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Perfect for retirement

Neighbours are very friendly, however we don’t interact much. No issues

Agency doesn’t always amend the problems with the electrics in terms of with the home electrics as bulbs aren’t the universal as most so it is hard to find.
Issues with toilets and cookers have been responded with very quickly.

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Area is quite plea sent shopping centres are quite close as retired

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I knew nothing of the area as I never lived in London.

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Happy safe comfortable area

We are quite new to the area but we are looking forward to being here for long. It seems like a great place to raise my family and eveembody appears to be very friendly so far. There are lots of parks around the area too.

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Everything is in close proximity the school shops station. I wish the pavements were a bit larger.

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None so far.

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High service charge

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We pay a lot of service charge. Parking area is not clean enough . The building managenent have a phone number you can use to call. The bins are not promptly cleaned. My car was broken into so safety is not very high. There are no CCTV in the development which is an issue.

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I like the view, we have a nice river over, there is a park just 2- 3 min away .

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I wouldn’t expect that the view would be so good!

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Noisy at night

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The parking is a massive issue everybody normally struggles to park at night. It is however good because it is close to the school which makes it easy for me to drop off and pick up my children. There’s a lot of greenery but it’s super noisy at night.

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There’s a park nearby and a big tesco and morrisons and also aldi

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Crime rate is high

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Low safety but overall a good place to live in

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I have the canal view because my flat faces the canal. Some break ins have happened recently, I heard . Sometimes homeless people sleep in the garage, the lift was broken for 4 days. There are bins in the common area and we have to drop off the rubbish there. The parking permit is for both tenants and owners.

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It is calm, 10 min away from the train station. Tesco is the nearest supermarket just on the other side of the canal. It takes 10 minutes to get to the public transport stops.

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It is a bit far from a public transport

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Lacking security

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It’s okay I would definitely like more security and More ccvt as we have decided a lot of break ins to our garage. The location is good there are parks close by and I really enjoy spending time in them.

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It’s quiet but getting louder now, roadsworkso are a problem

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Security

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Friendly but too many drug dealers use the road for their deals

It is all good in the main parthing but wish there were noreally police presence to stop the drug dealers and users. Neighbours are fine friendly and look out for each other. Close to all amenities and public transport.

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More police presence to stop the drug dealers

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It was a new estate when we moved in and wish I had known more about the area

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Nice landscapes

Houses are nice. Landscape is nice too. There are nice green parks around for the kids to play and tesco is close which I like. There is nice amount of paring and the design and architecture is nice.

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The area is bad it could easily be rebuild and refurbished.

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I wish I new how noisy it was before I moved in. It’s noisy at night

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Fabulous look

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This is a fabulous development by its look and design and everything neaby.
The area is good apart some neighborhood doesn’t behave alright but apart from that the building are new build and look fantastic from ouside.

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Everything is fine apart some neighborhood and the housing association looks unhelpful

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The personnel of housing associations which are not doing anything

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Beautiful surroundings and safe neighbouring

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Safe and beautiful house. It is a quiet area and there are friendly neighbours, there are plenty of parking spaces and lots of nice green surroundings. I really enjoy living here and would highly recommend it!

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I like the green space ando nearby woods and don’t like the busy high streetops

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Good Estate Needs Work

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We were recommended to move to Waterside Park by an estate agent. We have always lived locally but we have a disabled member of our family and needed a home with specific adaptions. We moved into our house when it was brand new and we spoke directly with the developer to ensure everything met our needs. The house has a lift installed and the kitchen units and sinks have been lowered, we asked before moving in for the kitchen units to be made slightly higher and this was arranged. Whilst the kitchen is ridiculously small with the lift there is not much else they could have done on the configuration. The garden is also really small but is big enough.

We have had a few issues but the management company always sorts them out quickly and we think we get really good value for money for our rent. There is a problem with the windows as they always seem to jam but I don’t think we have actually reported it. We are allowed to paint and change the flooring as well as decorate how we want and we really love living in the house and development.

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Good location lots of shops local. Unfortunately people in the local neighbourhood reduce its attractiveness. Overall a nice neighbourhood and I like that there is a lot of nature in the area and wildlife.

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The park in the estate was destroyed years ago and there have been no efforts to reinstate the equipment.

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With Crossrail coming soon, the canal-side apartments at Waterside Park are set to become even more popular

Waterside Park is a collection of apartments in West Drayton, in the London borough of Hillingdon. The development sits between the banks of the Grand Union Canal on one side and the Fray’s River on the other, surrounded by 23 acres of protected green space that’s speckled with lakes.

The apartments themselves are available both on a residential basis and as holiday lets and serviced apartments. They’re well-proportioned spaces with open-plan kitchen, dining and living areas that lead out through patio doors onto larger-than-average balconies. Properties on the canal side look straight across the water. The buildings have secure entry systems and lifts, and there’s parking available.

In terms of local amenities, there are several supermarkets in the London suburb of Yiewsley on the other side of the canal, via the bridge on Trout Road. This leads down to the High Street where there are also pubs and neighbourhood shops. Keep walking past Yiewsley Recreation Ground and the High Street curves back round across the canal until you eventually reach West Drayton Station.

You can also walk to the train station direct from Waterside Park in about ten minutes. The station is served by Great Western Railway trains, and residents can reach Paddington station in 20 minutes, or Reading in 40. Several London bus routes also serve the station, so residents have good access to other areas of London.

Perhaps most importantly, though, West Drayton Station is undergoing significant redevelopment works in preparation for the arrival of Crossrail services, so Waterside Park residents will soon have far more transport options. When the full route opens, up to six Elizabeth Line services an hour will call at West Drayton station, so residents can travel through central London without the need to change trains.

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The apartments are surrounded by water and green space, with the canal on one side and a river on another, plus 23 acres of greenery.

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Beautiful aesthetically, poor geographically

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I fee that the development I live in is beautiful to look at with a large park, swan lake and a canal running along side it. Whilst it is aesthetically pleasing, the geographical are poor. We live on a street where ASBOs are right next to working class. So a lot of crime and drug abuse on the road, in front of your house. It’s unpleasant in that way.

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The area is perfect, it’s suburban, verging on urban. Plenty of shops and a couple of independent restaurants. Lots of chicken shops (but I like that). If you want something a bit nicer you can always go to Uxbridge which is just a five minute drive down the road with great shopping centres and all the top brands.

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I’m an explorer so I found everything very quickly. My mum didn’t know that there is a park with swings on the Estate so I guess people should be aware of that!

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