Are you planning to buy or rent from among the expanding range of new homes in Hounslow? HomeViews can help you find the perfect property with the help of our verified residents. Rating and commenting on developers across London and beyond, our reviewers have identified the strongest performers in the area. Time to learn more about this up-and-coming West London district.
New build homes in Hounslow: Top 10 developments
With so much fresh development causing an explosion of new builds in Hounslow, which property should you pick? Here’s what our residents think about what’s currently on offer.
*PLEASE NOTE these rankings take into account how many reviews a scheme has and how recently those reviews have been submitted, so may not match the overall star ratings shown. Buildings with a larger number of more recent reviews are given a greater weighting to reflect current building performance.
Top of the table in Hounslow is Charter Place, an INSTRATA Lifestyle Residence, managed by Greystar. It features a collection of studios and one, two, and three-bedroom rental homes. Residents have access to an on-site gym and lounge, a private dining room, and co-working spaces. In addition, Charter Place is only a short walk away from Hounslow East Underground station and the high street.
One resident said Charter Place is, “a very elegant place to live, yet the cost is lower than expected”. People also like the clean and quiet atmosphere and reaching Richmond and Chiswick in around 20 minutes.
In second place, The Staging Post is located in Hounslow, just outside Central London. A new shopping area will soon be opening with a cinema within walking distance.
One very happy resident says: “Everything is perect for my family and have zero complaints about my development. Had a wobbly fence and that was dealt with straight away and now its perfect. Areas are always clean and tidy and rubbish etc is collected often. Everything is also locked so there are no worries to strangers”
Hounslow’s number 3, Central House is Galliard Homes development. At the heart of London’s transport network Central House has the luxury to easy commutes to central London as it has all forms of public transport and is only 10 minutes from Heathrow airport. The shopping experience is at such a high standard that its easily creates a modern lifestyle with many high street brands, bars and boutiques. Central House consists of 100 studio apartments and 61 bedroom apartments. Luxury and connivence at its best.
High Street Quarter, by Barratt London, sits in fourth place. Built around a new public square, this development lies in the centre of Hounslow and consists of one, two and three-bedroom homes, each with a balcony or terrace. Additionally, you’ll find plenty of shops and restaurants nearby, as well as a multiplex cinema. The development is just a 5-minute walk to Hounslow Central Tube stations and a 10-minute walk to Hounslow station.
Taking fifth place in our list of residents’ favourites, The Assembly offers six mansion blocks incorporating one, two and three-bedroom apartments and four-bedroom townhouses with modern and spacious open-plan layouts. Residents enjoy using the well-maintained park and having shops, schools, and an Underground station on their doorstep.
In sixth place, Trinity Square is a Galliard Homes development comprising a selection of studio and one bedroom apartments right in the heart of Hounslow. Trinity square is only a 6 minute walk from the efficient transport network at Hounslow underground station, one that is connected city wide as well as being reaching Heathrow Airport in just under 10-minutes.
Next up, One Lampton is situated with easy access to the M4, only being 11 minute drive away. The building was a conversion of the existing 11 storey office building into 115 residential units. In addition, the apartments vary in size a mix between, studios, one-bedroom two-bedroom apartments. As well as a central location residents benefit from a private gated residents entrance, 2nd floor terrace and co-working space.
And finally, The Works is an A2Dominion mixed-use development with 225 apartments on offer, ranging from one to three-bedrooms. The development is located a short walk from Hounslow centre, which features many amenities, like the Treaty Shopping centre. It is also just 10-minutes from Hounslow Central underground station, Hounslow East underground station and Hounslow station.
Where is Hounslow?
So, where exactly is Hounslow? Hounslow is a West London district located 10.7 miles from Charing Cross. Areas within the borough include Cranford, Heathrow, Heston, and Hounslow West. Isleworth lies to the east, Twickenham to the south, Feltham to the west and Southall to the north.
What’s it like living in Hounslow?
Earmarked as a Housing Zone by the Mayor of London, Hounslow will benefit from major investment in the coming years. The area was chosen to receive this extra funding due to its strategic location near London Heathrow and the Elizabeth Line that is currently being developed. Completed in May 2023, this 60-mile rail route connects Reading and Heathrow in the west to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east.
Proximity to Twickenham Stoop Stadium and Kew Gardens further boosts Hounslow’s appeal. A short drive will also deliver you to Colne Valley, but there are several green spaces to choose from within its borders, including Bedfont Lakes, historic Hounslow Heath and Osterley Park. The greatly anticipated High Street Quarter, which will feature a new public square filled with shops, restaurants and leisure facilities, will link the existing high street to the Blenheim Centre. The Treaty Centre is already a busy shopping destination, with many small businesses nearby serving Heathrow Airport.
Additionally, Hounslow offers excellent connections via road to the M3/M4/M25 and into Central London. Three Underground stations sit on the Piccalilli Line in the town centre. Meanwhile, Hounslow station runs services to London Waterloo or westwards to Reading, Weybridge, Woking or Windsor.
What are Hounslow property prices like in 2023?
According to recent data from Zoopla, the average price for property in Hounslow stood at £459,000 in September 2023. While flats in Hounslow sell for around £281,000 and terraced houses for over £491,000, semi-detached and detached homes go for around £566,000 and £650,000, respectively.
Budding tenants will be interested to know that rentals in the area are currently achieving £1,750 PCM on average (median figure). This figure is based on snapshot market data provided by Home.co.uk, but rental averages can fluctuate daily. As of writing, one-bedroom lets cost £1,500 PCM on average, with five-bedroom properties going for £3,800.
If Hounslow takes your fancy, why not take a look at our dedicated area guide? From there you can find further details of the best new build developments in the area.
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