NEW-BUILD HOMES

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Led by Brent coun­cil, the re­gen­er­a­tion of South Kilburn es­tate stretches from Kilburn High Road, down Kilburn Park Road, up Malvern Road to Queen’s Park sta­tion and then along the south of the rail­way line. It is a huge area that will see 2,400 new homes built be­fore the project is com­plete in 2029, with 1,200 ex­ist­ing res­i­dents promised new homes.

The plans in­clude a new pri­mary school, health cen­tre, shops, restau­rants, a new park and the cre­ation of a tree-lined boule­vard along Carlton Vale. Lead­ing ar­chi­tects in­clud­ing Lif­schutz David­son Sandi­lands, Ali­son Brooks and Feilden Clegg Bradley are in­volved. Houses and flats built along Cam­bridge Av­enue, where a new pedes­trian and cy­cle route has been cre­ated, show what can be achieved. Kilburn

be­tween Kilburn Park Road and Cam­bridge Road, the lat­est phase of the South Kilburn es­tate re­gen­er­a­tion, is de­liv­ered by hous­ing as­so­ci­a­tion Net­work Homes. Six pri­vate sale homes re­main, priced from £530,000 for a one-bed­room flat, with two-bed­room flats at £760,000 and three-bed­room flats just shy of £1 mil­lion. Visit kil­burn­quar­ter.com or call Cur­rell on 020 3846 8500.

The next phase, Gloucester House and Durham Court in Kilburn Park Road, a Telford Homes scheme with 102 homes for af­ford­able rent, 10 for shared own­er­ship and 124 for mar­ket sale, starts soon for com­ple­tion in 2021.

Noma West­min­ster by hous­ing as­so­ci­a­tion Affin­ity Sut­ton is part of the re­gen­er­a­tion of the Toll­gate Gar­dens Es­tate, at the junc­tion of Kilburn High Road and Ox­ford Road. Of 229 flats, 103 will be af­ford­able. Visit no­mawest­min­ster.com or call JLL on 020 7205 2496.

The Cam­den Col­lec­tion are pri­vate sale homes be­ing de­vel­oped by Cam­den coun­cil’s Com­mu­nity In­vest­ment Pro­gramme. The Abbey Road re­gen­er­a­tion in­cludes the site of a former multi-storey car park on the cor­ner of Bel­size Road and Abbey Road. This phase has 75 flats for pri­vate sale, 66 for af­ford­able rent and 10 adapted for wheel­chair use. It will be launched next year. Visit cam­den­col­lec­tion.co. uk or call Sav­ills on 020 3320 8220.

AF­FORD­ABLE HOMES

Help to Buy is cur­rently avail­able on some of the re­main­ing units in Kilburn Quar­ter.

HOMES FOR RENT

Camerons Stiff & Co let­tings agent, Philip Jo­hal, says it costs about £100 a month less to rent a one-bed­room flat in Kilburn than in more fash­ion­able Queen’s Park. How­ever, he points out that some renters pre­fer Kilburn be­cause the trans­port links are bet­ter.

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