House price increase in Brixton down to good restaurants

News at Eden Harper | 08/11/2016

House price rises in Brixton have increased in line with a rise in the number of destinations offering great food. 

This trend is not unusual in the parts of London which are undergoing major change, but estate agents have noticed that the trend is particularly apparent in Brixton.  

According to Zoopla, the average home in SW2 is 47.3% more expensive when compared with five years ago.  

Brixton has transformed its fortunes. The area in the 1980s and 90s was marked by high unemployment and crime, rioting and poor housing. Today, the area is undergoing major renovation and revival, and the wave of new and exciting restaurants opening their doors only adds to its appeal.  

Elizabeth Carter, editor of the Waitrose Good Food Guide, said: 'It was the foodie revolution that prompted the area to become fashionable for buyers'.  

'If one restaurant is successful, another tends to follow in a nearby street. Then the public will see the area as a destination they might want to live in permanently, and so restaurants and housing desirability combine to help each other.'

For more information, click on the link below:

The Telegraph

Our offices are now open from 10.00am - 6.00pm Monday - Thursday and until 5.00pm on Fridays. Saturdays normal hours are in operation 10.00am - 3.00pm. All visitors are requested to wear face masks and observe social distancing measures. Viewings are by appointment only and may be subject to screening questions. Our Property Management department are still part working from home, but will respond promptly by email and are contactable by phone. We ask all our clients and customers to observe safe practices due to the Covid 19 pandemnic, to help protect both themselves and our staff.
Covid 19 Information Hide