Top tips for renting property in Covent Garden

Covent Garden is an exciting and vibrant place to rent. Negotiator Alie Horton looks at the top tips for renting in Covent Garden...

  1. Properties in Covent Garden get snapped up quickly due to its close proximity to the City, West End and mainline over ground stations. You may need to act quickly so you will need to consider your budget, if you have the right to rent in the UK and preparing your references. More information can be found here
  2. Work with a local Covent Garden specialist. Our CBRE West End team know the Covent Garden rental market intimately and will be able to guide you through each step of the way
  3. Covent Garden is split into two boroughs; Westminster and Camden therefore check council tax rates before committing as this can impact your budget
  4. Covent Garden is surrounded by underground stations such as Covent Garden (Piccadilly line), Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly line), Charing Cross (Northern and Bakerloo lines), Embankment (District and Circle lines), Temple, (District and Circle lines) and Holborn (Piccadilly and Central line) therefore providing short commutes to all of London
  5. Covent Garden is a 17 minute walk to Liverpool Street or a 40 minute walk which can save on commuter expenses, check your journey time here
  6. Covent Garden is within a 15 minute walk of LSE, UCL, Kings and Metropolitan Universities which can save on commuter expenses
  7. Parking can be hard to find in Covent Garden however there are a number of Zip Car bays located in and around Covent Garden which are easy to use and more environmentally friendly
  8. Love cycling? There are numerous “Boris” bike bays located in Covent Garden and are frequently replenished
  9. Covent Garden offers a selection of super markets such as Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Londis and other local and friendly convenience stores – a good way to get to know your local neighbours
  10. Covent Garden caters for a wide range of budgets so worth registering your details to be kept up to date with a variety of apartment
  11. There are numerous gyms in and around Covent Garden to include Virgin Active, Nuffield, Fitness First, Oasis, Pure Gym and LA Fitness


Living and renting property in Covent Garden gives you accesto a range of restaurants, bars and shops. For more information on renting in Covent Garden or the surrounding areas get in touch with one of our knowledgeable lettings negotiators