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Commuter Belt



Less than a five­ minute walk from the future London Ilford Crossrail station, High specification studios, 1 and 2­ bed apartments.

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Sapphire Court

Sapphire Court is a boutique development of luxury apartments ideally situated in ‘The Heart of Slough’ town centre.

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Brook House

A scheme of 46 one and two bedroom apartments overlooking a picturesque cricket green in Mitcham.

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Why Commuter Belt Property?

  • Largest urban zone in Europe.
  • Rental yields higher than London.
  • Low entry level - Price growth only 6.6% since 2007.
  • High capital appreciation in the UK - projected 26.3% to 2020.
  • Strong fundamentals - Driven by home grown demand.

London Commuter Belt Property

The London commuter belt is the urban area surrounding London, from which it is possible to commute to work into London. London’s larger urban zones population exceeds 11.9 million, the largest in Europe and growing year on year as Londoner’s move outwards looking for value for money. 

London’s commuter belt has no set boundaries; it grows as housing is developed and local transportation links into the capital are improved. The belt currently covers most of the South East and part of the East of England, including Essex, Kent, Berkshire, Surrey, Hertfordshire, and Buckinghamshire.

London Commuter Belt Property Investment 

Property along London’s commuter belt is poised to have the highest capital growth in the UK with prime property prices in the suburbs expected to see 26.3pc growth over the next five years. This is the first time in the last decade that property price growth in London’s suburbs is expected to outpace the city centre. The dominant reason for this is that the influx of foreign capital into the city centre has pushed young professionals and families out to the commuter belt. Interestingly in contrast to London where property prices have seen 36.8% growth since 2007 property along London’s commuter belt have seen just 6.6% growth above their 2007 levels. This leaves much potential for growth in house prices along London’s commuter belt as the ripple of effect of pricing increases in London takes effect and Londoners look towards prime commuter belt towns for better value for money.

One Investments offer a range of property investment opportunities along London’s commuter belt. We believe in the strong underlying dynamics of London commuter belt property who’s growth is under-pinned by local home grown demand. There has never been a better time to invest in property along London’s commuter belt, the introduction of Crossrail in particular will see suburbs to the West and East of London connected directly to the city through a high-speed 24 hour train service.