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Top London investment location for growth: Opportunity in Hendon

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Hendon in North-West London borough of Barnet is set to be one of the London’s top investment hotspots for growth.

The London borough of Barnet is forecasted with the highest capital growth (24.4%)* and joint-highest rental growth (17.7%)* in the capital over the next five years. Hendon remains a pocket of affordability in North-West London now with average house price in Barnet at £400,000 although neighbours exclusive areas like Hampstead and Golders Green values exceed £800,000.


Located in Zone 3 between two successful regeneration areas – Brent Cross to the south and Colindale to the north – Hendon is an exciting, well-established area offering extensive local amenities, expansive green space and an excellent educational offering. Neighbouring Brent Cross Town with £7 billion regeneration investment will create over 27,000 jobs once it is completed. Being in the epicentre of the hottest regeneration area, Silkstream will enjoy a positive impact on the property values in the years to come.

Hendon: Well connected with over 200 green spaces

Hendon’s well connected location provides exceptional transport links into The City and West End via the nearby Thameslink rail and Northern Line Tube networks. There are two main train stations Hendon (rail station) and Hendon Central which will allow swift access into King’s Cross St Pancras – London’s new tech hub which is home to the HQs of Google, YouTube, Huawei and Meta – in just 19 minutes; Bank station in 28 minutes and Canary Wharf station in 44 minutes. The Thameslink also provides rapid rail access to St Pancras International, Farringdon, Blackfriars and London Luton Airport.

Popular destinations such as Bicester Retail Village, the picturesque Cotswolds, Oxford and Cambridge are also easy to reach by train from central London. Hendon is also close to the M1 motorway providing easy access by car to all of these locations with 1-1.5hours.

Hendon offers the best of both city and country living with the rich and vibrant lifestyle of London with tranquil surrounding. The green haven of Hendon boasts over 1.5 acres of green spaces, including seven parks with the Green Flag award. It is one of the greenest boroughs in London, offering local residents easy access to Sunny Hill Park, Allianz Park, Welsh Harp, Oxbow Lake, Brent Reservoir and more leisure spots. Nearby Brent Cross shopping mall with over 120 beauty, fashion and lifestyle stores will provide the ultimate shopping experience right at your doorstep.

Sustainability lifestyle at Silkstream

Silkstream masterplan is designed to encourage biodiversity and minimise environmental impact for a sustainable lifestyle for all residents. There are 174 vehicle charging points and 1.4 acres of podium gardens which make 80% of the homes overlooking a garden.

Excellent state and private educational options

The Borough of Barnet offers many OFSTED rated ‘outstanding’ primary and secondary schools such as Henrietta Barnett, Queen Elizabeth Girls and Queen Elizabeth Boys, there are also outstanding Independent schools including North London Collegiate, one of the most elite girls schools in the UK. Many of London’s world-renowned universities and institutions are within convenient proximity. Middlesex University nearby has a large intake of overseas students with 19,000 students of 140 different nationalities providing a healthy demand for the rental market.

Bower house in Silkstream – opportunity to invest early in the first collection of homes

Silkstream spanned over nine acres with over 1,300 high-quality new homes – ranging from suites to three-bedroom apartments. It comes with private outdoor space, thoughtful designed residents’ amenities lie residents’ gym, concierge, co-working space and cinemas. The scheme will also introduce over 10,000 sq ft of commercial space and a new flagship Sainsbury’s superstore.

The first collection of homes in Bower House offers a prime opportunity to invest early in the scheme and capitalise on forecasted future growth.

Prices start from GBP429,000 and exclusive Singapore launch of Silkstream is on 9th & 10th July. For more details, kindly contact our Benham and Reeves Singapore sales team.

* Hendon: Invest in the future – 2022


About the Author

Established in 1958, Benham and Reeves is one of London’s oldest, independently owned property lettings and sales agents.  With specialism in residential sales, corporate lettings and property management in prime areas of London, the company operates from 21 prominently located branches and 15 international offices.