London is the capital and most populous city of England with a population of over 8.5million. Its existence on the River Thames dates back to Roman Times and its architecture is a true hybrid of the subsequent fashions and trends. It is a leading global city and it benefits from world-class education system (including 43 universities), a highly accomplished art and entertainment scene and fantastic shopping.
London is one of the world’s leading financial centres and is also strong in healthcare, media, professional services, research and development and commerce. It is also considered a world culture capital making it a popular tourist destination and the world’s most visited city. It has a superb transport network including the oldest underground railway network in the world.
CBRE has produced specific areas guides for locations which you may be considering investing in . Our London team, have an insider’s knowledge, having worked and lived in these areas for years and so they know all the hidden gems.
Soho is the buzzing 24 hour place Londoners go to enjoy themselves. It is also home to some of the capital’s best homes, tucked away in hidden pockets, offering luxury and lifestyle combined.
South of the river, the atmosphere is relaxed and bohemian. You're never far from quirky eateries, fascinating art galleries and concert halls, and have access to high speed transport to any part of the capital. The Southbank is establishing itself has a highly desirable residential location.
Covent Garden is London’s entertainment district; it is home to the Royal Opera House, theatres including the Palladium and Theatre Royal, and countless bars and restaurants, all focused on the iconic Piazza.