New apartments in Stratford have made Newham a major housing hotspot. With residential developments now clustered around the Olympic Park, how do you find the best Stratford flats for sale or to rent? Ask the residents!
Hundreds of residents have reviewed their Stratford apartment buildings on HomeViews. Reviews are verified, so you know you can trust the insights being given there. Find out what it’s really like to live in the very best new flats in Stratford’s most desirable developments!
10 best new build Stratford apartment developments
We’ve put together a list of the 10 highest-rated new build Stratford apartment buildings. Remember, these ratings are based on detailed reviews by the people who actually live there. They’ve rated their developments on facilities, value, design, location and management.
Once you find a building you like the look of, simply click on it to see detailed reviews. You can also click on the developer’s name to see their rating as well. A building’s management is crucial to the happiness of its residents!
*PLEASE NOTE these rankings take into account how recently reviews have been submitted, so may not match the overall star ratings shown. More recent reviews are given a greater weighting to reflect current building performance.
East Village E20 is our highest-rated new apartment development in Stratford. Formerly the Athletes’ Village for the London 2012 Olympics, this scheme is now a thriving community of more than 6,000 residents. Homes are available for market rent through Get Living and Triathlon Homes manages homes available via social rent, intermediate rent and shared ownership. The mixed-use development has a retail and leisure offer with 30 independent operators as well as 25 acres of parklands and wetlands. It also neighbours Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and Westfield Stratford City.
Stratford Central is a 31-storey residential tower, set on Great Eastern Street in Stratford. It is just a short hop from Stratford’s Underground, Overground and DLR stations. Also, it is close to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Furthermore, there are 157 units here, comprising a mixture of one, two and three-bedroom apartments, suites and penthouses, all with kitchens by Urban Myth.
New Garden Quarter by Telford Homes sits in the heart of Stratford – and third place. Just 10 minutes from Stratford station, residents benefit from a variety of amenities, with Westfield around the corner. As well as this, the development has a 24-hour concierge, a residents’ gym and landscaped gardens.
Next up is Telford Homes’ the Stratosphere – a collection of one, two and three-bedroom apartments and penthouses. Located on The Broadway in Stratford, East London, these homes are set within a striking 36-storey tower with views across to Canary Wharf and the City, and over the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. It also lies close to Westfield Stratford shopping mall and Stratford station.
In 5th, Glasshouse Gardens is a residential development near the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London. Brought to us by Land Lease Europe and voted into sixth place, it features a mix of studios and one, two and three-bedroom apartments, all of which overlook the park. Stratford International station and Westfield Stratford City are both within close proximity.
Taking 6th place, New Stratford Works is a development by Higgins Homes. Making it to seventh place, it is part of the vast regeneration of the Chobham Manor area. Nearby, you’ll find a range of supermarkets, a John Lewis department store, and a huge variety of retail outlets at Westfield Stratford. Two train stations and various bus routes are also just a short walk away.
Next up, Sugar House Island offers homes, flexible office spaces, creative hubs and independent retail, all set within an easily accessible East London location. Surrounded by parks and waterways, the Island will be a hive of activity, day and night.
In eighth place, Folio London own and manage 112 one, two and three-bed apartments and duplexes at New Garden Quarter in Stratford by Telford Homes. The development is only minutes away from Stratford International and Underground stations, with Westfield Shopping Centre and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park also nearby.
Folio London also own and manage 401 apartments to rent at Stratford Halo by Notting Hill Genesis. The development borders the Olympic Park and the former Athletes’ Village, with great views of the Stadium and the Orbit Tower. Stratford station is only a 10-minute walk away. Our residents reviewed the development into fourth place.
Legacy Wharf is a Bellway development of one, two and three-bedroom apartments in Stratford, East London. Its riverside location and excellent transport links – Westfield Stratford City and Stratford International (for Central and Jubilee line and National Rail connections) – helped gain Legacy Wharf a place in the Top 10. Help to Buy is also available.
Perhaps London’s biggest beneficiary of the 2012 Olympics, Stratford has enjoyed massive regeneration since that memorable summer. Much of the staggering £6.25 billion spent on getting London ready for the games went to building projects in and around Stratford.
Westfield Stratford City – Europe’s largest shopping mall – was also completed prior to the games in 2011. In response, Stratford property prices have seen remarkable growth.
Since the Jubilee line extension reached Stratford back in 1999, the area has also enjoyed outstanding transport connections. DLR services provide swift connections to London City Airport, Excel and Beckton, while the Central line connects with Liverpool Street and Bank. The Overground links through to Hackney, Walthamstow, Tottenham and beyond, while TfL Rail service connect with Romford to the east.
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