Properties for Sale and Rent in West Central London

The West End is a diverse area covering Kings Cross, Fitzrovia, Bloomsbury, Covent Garden, Holborn and Soho. The West End is at the centre of London’s cultural outlook, situated between Covent Garden and Kings Cross with Bloomsbury at its heart. The area is noted for its wonderful mix of Georgian townhouses, Victorian mansion blocks and attractive mews, together with a scattering of modern developments.

Historically it has been world renowned for its literary heritage, its theatrical fame and the luxury properties that have lined its squares and streets. First developed in the 17th and 18th centuries, the West End offers a fascinating mix of Georgian houses and conversions, Victorian mansion blocks, mews and more modern social housing schemes.

Property in Covent Garden is hugely popular due to the fantastic flats and apartments on offer here, perfectly located near world famous shops, restaurants, bars and retail area. Property in Soho has a very different history, but now has massively regenerated into a vibrant and young place to live, combining bohemian living with contemporary apartments, in close proximity to a multitude of media companies.

Property in Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia is famous for mansion blocks, such as Bedford Court Mansions, and townhouses, but given the presence of UCL here it is little surprise to know that huge swathes of the area are popular with students. This makes the most of mansion block flats and ex-local authority property, with Bloomsbury much sought after for international student housing in London. The areas surrounding this student accommodation is unsurprisingly full of upmarket chain restaurants and gastro-pubs, such as those in the Brunswick Centre.

The areas in which the West End office sees the most demand is for Lambs Conduit Street in WC1, Charlotte Street in W1 and in and around Seven Dials in Covent Garden . However in recent years the regeneration of property in Kings Cross has caught the headlines, with extensive redevelopment of the area surrounding the station. St Pancras Chambers are stunning apartments and the nearby townhouses are popular, but Kings Cross is known for its mix of old and new and the new developments such as Albion Yard and Regents Quarter attract many buyers to the area.

Stirling Ackroyd is the leading estate agents in the West End, and covers property in WC1, WC2, and W1, offering sales and rentals in Covent Garden, Soho, Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia, Kings Cross and Holborn. If you are looking to move please contact our local West End office.

Stirling Ackroyd is the leading estate agents in Shoreditch, and cover property in EC2, EC3, E2, E3, E8, E9, and N1: Shoreditch, Old Street, Liverpool Street, Hoxton, Tower Hill, Whitechapel, Bethnal Green, Stepney, Islington, Dalston, Bow and Hackney. If you are looking to move please contact our local office on Great Eastern Street.

For those looking to rent or buy in West London, a quick way of knowing what places match your own finances is to envisage the district on a map – the west is the lower end (including Southall and Hanwell) whilst the east is the high end (such as Maida Vale, Notting Hill and Kensington) of the property market.

Undoubtedly, the most highly desirable places to live in West London are the areas of Notting Hill, Maida Vale and Kensington & Chelsea – the latter being the most expensive places to live in the UK not least because of its famous Kings Road, one of the swankiest shopping street's in London.

Similarly, Hammersmith and Fulham command a prime position in the desirability league, as does Shepherd's Bush along with the leafy suburb of Chiswick. While Action and Ealing also popular and – depending on your personal finance – more affordable as London property prices go. If you're thinking of moving to the area, take a look at some of the current property available to buy or let in West London.

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