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Thriving and multicultural, hugely historical and with excellent access, New Cross is one of the gateway areas of Southeast London.

If you're going through on the way to areas like Greenwich, Blackheath or Brockley, or perhaps West to Herne Hill or Peckham, you'd do well to stop and have a look around - because this area itself has some of the nicest places to live in Southeast London and its prices are not yet (yet!) earthshaking.

It's fantastically well provided for in terms of high class education, certainly more than most boroughs of its kind. It's home to one of the most well known of city schools, Haberdashers Askes, Addey and Stanhope School, and of course the excellent Goldsmiths College. Other schools in the area provide great education, and the district is within the catchment of a huge variety of schools of all levels. It remains one of the best inner city boroughs for families because of this.

The area is also excellent for nightlife and eating, with splendid restaurants opposite Goldsmiths, as well as cheaper eats elsewhere.

Tangled roads are the main issue in New Cross, but as public transport is improving (the nearby DLR link to Lewisham has already made New Cross more of an attractive proposition for commuters looking for a good deal) this is less and less of a problem.

New Cross doesn't seem like a countryfied area but it provides access (within a few minutes' walk) of some of Southeast London's nicest open spaces. It has its own conservation area around the lovely Telegraph Hill, and Brockley's beautiful Hilly Fields is also very close.

Great houses are everywhere you look here. There are very large, well apportioned and designed Victorian houses lining the largely quiet (despite the busy main roads) sidestreets. In the countryfied areas around the conservation areas there are also some absolutely lovely Victorian villas which offer the most desirable properties around here. There are also blocks of flats, as well as some excellent opportunities for development in many areas as large family homes can be found for good prices if in need of a quick makeover.

If you've been looking at Blackheath or Greenwich, or Herne Hill, and not liked the at times punchy prices, have a look at New Cross.

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Area News for New Cross

Sidcup: A historic and elegant London suburb

Sidcup: A historic and elegant London suburb

Nestled between Bromley and Greenwich, Sidcup is an area of London that feels surprisingly rural. In fact, it would be easy to forget that you’re in London at all. Despite this, it’s a quick train ride from the bustling heart of the capital, making it a desirable district for commuters who want a bit more space, especially young families.

Read Article ... Published on 18th February, 2015

Camden sets out Tottenham Court Road transformation plan

Camden sets out Tottenham Court Road transformation plan

Camden Council has unveiled a £26 million plan to transform the Tottenham Court Road area of the West End, in order to make the area safer and more attractive for residents, boost business and create new public spaces.

Read Article ... Published on 30th June, 2014

Greenwich: New leisure complex set to re-shape Woolwich centre

Greenwich: New leisure complex set to re-shape Woolwich centre

The centre of Woolwich may get revamped with a brand new town centre, it has been revealed.

Read Article ... Published on 24th March, 2014

New Cross: Bohemian city living with a definite buzz

New Cross: Bohemian city living with a definite buzz

New Cross is becoming an increasingly popular place to leave, particularly with younger, more artistic types. The well-connected area has many things going for it, including a vibrant music scene, exciting nightlife and good schools. It is a great place to move for young professionals with good transport links to the City.

Read Article ... Published on 29th October, 2013

Work due to begin on £3m Tolworth regeneration scheme

Work due to begin on £3m Tolworth regeneration scheme

A major regeneration scheme to improve a Tolworth high street for shoppers and cyclists will get underway next week, Kingston Council has announced.

Read Article ... Published on 8th March, 2013

Clapham Junction residents enjoy new Docklands connection

Clapham Junction residents enjoy new Docklands connection

Residents living near Clapham Junction in Battersea have always enjoyed great transport connections into central London, and now they will have even more travel options.

Read Article ... Published on 11th December, 2012

Croydon: A bustling and vibrant community

Croydon: A bustling and vibrant community

People seeking flats to rent in Croydon will find that the borough offers one of the most thriving and active communities in the entire region, making it the ideal location for urbanites with busy lives.

Read Article ... Published on 9th December, 2011

Deptford: Great for those who love green spaces

Deptford: Great for those who love green spaces

Located in south-east London in the borough of Lewisham, Deptford is located on the south bank of the River Thames, is 4.7 miles west-north-west of Charing Cross and is in the postcode district SE8.

Read Article ... Published on 16th May, 2011

Lewisham welcomes new young mayor

Lewisham welcomes new young mayor

Kieza Silveira de Sousa has become Lewisham's seventh young mayor and will work to improve conditions for young people in the area.

Read Article ... Published on 26th January, 2011

East London line revamp to have "profound effect"

East London line revamp to have "profound effect"

An extended and revamped East London Line is set to have a dramatic effect on the economic prosperity of Hackney, according to experts.

Read Article ... Published on 4th May, 2010

London property prices 'boosted by new rail link'

Estate agents in east London have reported property price increases as a result of the new Crossrail project in the capital city.

Read Article ... Published on 18th May, 2009

DLR extension opens ahead of schedule

An extension of the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) has been opened in the London borough of Greenwich.

Read Article ... Published on 13th January, 2009

Boroughs to be given extra transport funding

London boroughs are to be given more than £168 million of funding to improve transport, it has been revealed.

Read Article ... Published on 20th November, 2008

Mayor approves Tower Hamlets redevelopment

The borough of Tower Hamlets is set to benefit from major redevelopment as plans for Canary Wharf have been approved.

Read Article ... Published on 14th November, 2008

Creative mixed-use development comes to Deptford

Up-and-coming south-east London neighbourhood Deptford is to be gifted with a new mixed-used development that could boost its appeal with creative-minded rental property-seekers.

Read Article ... Published on 7th February, 2008

New Cross Gate tenants vote for council ownership

Property tenants in the south-east London neighbourhood of New Cross Gate have voted to keep their homes in the hands of the local council, hoping to secure improvements in their housing conditions.

Read Article ... Published on 4th January, 2008

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If you wish to find flats to rent in New Cross then the Letting Agent Links shown below can cater for your various needs. The Lettings Agents in New Cross London SE14, are not shown in any preferential order, except by Premium Letting Agents.

Price Guide for New Cross

Weekly From Average To
Studio £127 £143 £150
1 Bed £142 £168 £175
2 Bed £185 £220 £290
3 Bed £219 £295 £325
Monthly From Average To
Studio £550 £620 £650
1 Bed £615 £728 £758
2 Bed £802 £953 £1257
3 Bed £949 £1278 £1408

This is only a guide to average relative rent in New Cross. Expect local variations due to condition & location.

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