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The Green Flag Awards are a benchmark for parks and green spaces in the UK, awarded to only the best maintained green spaces in the country*. Boasting an impressive 16 awards, Ealing is one of the leafiest boroughs in London. Located in a prime spot to take advantage of this award-winning green haven, Acton Gardens, a joint venture between Countryside and L&Q, offers the ultimate urban living without sacrificing on a natural environment.
With mounting evidence highlighting that access to green and open spaces can have a strong positive effect on an individual’s happiness, and can even reduce stress*, latest statistics from estate agents Marsh and Parsons show that disappointingly under a third of London properties have a balcony, terrace or communal garden.
The transformation of Acton Gardens in West London, a joint venture partnership between Countryside and L&Q, won the Regeneration Award and a Project Award at the prestigious Housing Design Awards on Monday 11th July for West Park Quarter (phase 3.2) a key part of one of the largest estate regeneration projects in Britain.
A far cry from its humble origins as quarters for stables and staff, nowadays the mews house is a highly desirable property type in its own right and has never been more popular. The modern take on the mews house offers flexible living accommodation for those who want a home with a traditional feel but 21st century luxury. At Acton Gardens in South Acton W3, a joint venture between Countryside and L&Q, a collection of 13 mews and townhouses houses are being created, reimagining the mews design to create homes of modern elegance and luxury specification.
The fifth phase of new homes is now underway at the award-winning Acton Gardens development in West London. This latest phase of the regeneration scheme, delivered by joint venture partners, Countryside and L&Q, is the first to include a significant proportion of build-to-rent properties, designed to meet demand from London’s growing army of private renters.
London paramedic, Malcolm Ritchie, is excited to be moving into his first home thanks to the Government’s Help to Buy scheme. The Help to Buy scheme has already helped 130,000 people get onto the property ladder since it launched in October 2013, and for Malcolm it was a dream come true after years of saving.
The baby boomers continue to play a major role in the current housing market, with the downsizing trend sweeping the generation. In a recent survey, Lloyd’s Bank found that fifty-two per cent of the UK’s prospective purchasers are in search of a smaller property.
With London’s status as the premier world city being enhanced daily, the West of the city is seen by many as the place to be. According to the West London Alliance’s West London Vision for Growth report, the area is classed as the UK’s second most populous and productive city. Enjoying a prime location within West London, Acton has also been described in the UK Polling Report as an affluent family area with strong transport links into central London.
With the UK’s cycling population almost reaching nine million, cycling is now the third most participated in sport, according to an independent sports research firm, with one fifth of the participants riding at least once a week. Featuring communal cycle storage within each apartment block, Acton Gardens, W3, a joint venture by Countryside and L&Q, has been created with cycling enthusiasts in mind.
When thinking about certain features and aspirations for a new home, size is a key priority, according to the latest independent research by leading developer, Countryside. 85 per cent of respondents cited size as a priority when considering a new home, and was deemed most important when buying a house in your thirties.
Recently revealed statistics has highlighted Acton, W3 as being one of the top areas along the Crossrail line for opportunities of growth, with house prices predicted to rise 48% in the next five years, making this area ideal for investment.
The current price of a two bedroom property in Chiswick has now reached a total of £559,063 according to property portal Nestoria . This pushes the area of Acton W3 firmly into the spotlight, as prices for a two bedroom apartment at Liberty Quarter, just under two miles away from Chiswick, amount to £430,000.
For travel around central London nothing beats the tube for convenience, but the revamped London Overground line has made it much easier to get around the corners of capital without having to travel through Zone 1. Across London, homebuyers are benefitting from the improved links provided by this new outer orbital railway.
Planning permission for the next phase of homes at Acton Gardens, the exciting regeneration of the South Acton estate in West London by Countryside and L&Q, has been agreed by London Borough of Ealing. Consent for the application for phase three was granted recently by LB Ealing’s Planning Committee with a unanimous vote in favour of the scheme, which will deliver 240 new homes, 45% of which will be affordable.
Acton Gardens LLP, a joint venture partnership between Countryside Properties and L&Q, has celebrated the completion of the first homes at Acton Gardens, London W3, with the unveiling of a plaque by Ealing Council’s Leader, Cllr Julian Bell. The first 167 homes are now occupied and a new community is starting to take shape. The building of the second phase of the project started on site earlier this month.
The ambitious regeneration of the South Acton estate in West London by L&Q and Countryside Properties has got off to a flying start: all the apartments at Acton Gardens, the first phase of the ten-year scheme, have been snapped up. The collection of 80 one, two and three bedroom apartments sold out in just 10 months.
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Acton Gardens, Bollo Lane, Acton, W3 8QT