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New year, new home

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There is no time like the New Year for new beginnings, and nothing says a fresh start like moving into a new home. With renting becoming the norm for a majority of Londoners, January is a busy time in the London rentals market with applicants busy making enquiries and keen to move home. Whether you’re starting a new job, wanting to size up, or simply looking to move to a different area, renting gives you the flexibility to live in different parts of the capital.

To help kick-start your search for the rental property that meets your requirements, here are a fistful, hand-picked from our current property listings including Hampstead in salubrious North-West London to Canary Wharf on the popular Eastern fringes. All of these properties are fully managed by us so you have confidence that any issues arising will be handled with speed and care.

The stylish two-bedroom apartment illustrated here is situated at the sought-after Fulham Reach development in Hammersmith, W6. Increasingly popular with young professionals and mature students, owing to its riverside location and proximity to excellent transport links, the development offers its residents a host of on-site facilities including a state-of-the art fitness suite, golf simulator, home cinema, snooker room with bar, temperature and humidity-controlled wine cellar and lounge.

2 bedroom apartment at Fulham Reach, Hammersmith, W6 available at £750 per week

If you have a tighter budget or are looking for a smaller property to rent in Hammersmith, how about this compact one bedroom apartment at the brand new Queen’s Wharf development located adjacent to the iconic Hammersmith Bridge and which will house the world-famous Riverside Studios.

Moving South of the River to Nine Elms, one of Europe’s largest regeneration areas and a buzzing rental hotspot. It’s also home to our newest lettings branch, and we have been extremely busy seeing a new wave of applicants who are discovering the area for the first time. This spacious one-bedroom apartment is situated on the 12th floor at the Nine Elms Point development and features well-proportioned accommodation and a private balcony with sweeping, panoramic views. Ideal for professionals working in central London or the City, residents benefit from an on-site fitness centre, 24 hour concierge service, business facilities and leisure options including a gym, lounge, screening rooms and communal roof terrace.

1 bedroom apartment at Nine Elms Point, SW8 available at £475 per week

If you’re looking for something more luxurious, we have this stylish three bedroom apartment at the highly-awaited, brand new Blackfriars Circus development on the South bank of the Thames near the Tate Modern. Ideally situated for corporate professionals working just across the river in the City, this lively stretch of the river is also a hub for cultural pursuits including theatre, art, food and music.

3 bedroom apartment at Blackfriars Circus, SE1 available at £850 per week

London renters in search of good-value are increasingly looking East to get more space for their money, and the area has witnessed the mushrooming of several high-profile new developments offering the right combination of amenities, affordability and convenience.

If you’re looking for a bargain within walking distance of the business and financial hub of Canary Wharf, this contemporary one bedroom apartment at Naxos Building fits the bill perfectly. The property offers good-value rental accommodation with stunning direct river views, ideally suited to professionals.

1 bedroom apartment at Naxos Building, Canary Wharf, E14 available at £400 per week

Those seeking more substantial family-size accommodation, look no further than this elegant three-bedroom townhouse in sought-after St John’s Wood. The property features a 24-hour porter, private garden and off-street parking offering the perfect combination of luxury and convenience – all within ten minutes of central London.

3 bed townhouse in St John’s Wood, NW8 available at £1,250 pw

If you are interested in renting any of these properties, or indeed are looking to rent a property in London, do get in touch with your requirements and our team will be happy to assist you. For more property inspiration, why not subscribe to our newsletter?


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 14 international offices.