It is natural for people to compare an area to other parts of the city, a wider region or even country. When people are looking at homes, they will compare what is on offer with neighbouring areas. Cost is a critical factor, as is aspects like schools and transport. However, local amenities also influence what people think and do.
In the current climate, it is understandable many people are looking for information. If you are carrying out research, we can help you compare Camberwell amenities compared to Greater London.
Listed buildings in Camberwell
There are many reasons to enjoy seeing listed buildings in an area. It helps to retain a link with the past, and showcase the history of the region. There is a lot of change taking place in and around London these days. A lot of this is welcome, developments and regeneration can often be positive for the local community and economy.
However, there is a need to retain what makes an area special. Even a lot of the people interested in developments and regeneration pick an area because of its traditional charm and style. Homeowners may wish to live in a new building, full of the comforts of contemporary life, but they want to live in an area that harks back to its past.
In Camberwell, there are 196 listed buildings, and this is higher than the regional average.
Public green space
Although it is probably best to avoid public parks at the moment, unless you can maintain proper social distancing, this is an essential feature in many parts of London. There are many fantastic reasons to live and work in the capital, but in some areas, it is easy to feel overwhelmed by so much being available on your doorstep.
It is good to have a place you can go to slow things down. Open park space and greenery is very welcome. Whether you are looking for a quiet spot to relax in or you are looking to socialise, knowing there is an area close to your home is a fantastic feature for homeowners and residents.
We think Camberwell has fantastic options for people to enjoy safely. Burgess Park is one of the largest parks in London, and it has benefitted from multi-million-pound development work. The lake is an obvious attraction, and the facilities have been upgraded to match demand and expectations.
If you prefer Victorian style parks, you will find Myatts Field and Ruskin Park to be to your liking. With traditional bandstands and duck ponds, you and your loved ones can enjoy a London park in the way you did as a child.
Ultrafast broadband matters
Right now, connectivity is crucial. People need to stay in touch, and they are also likely to be online, streaming shows and live conferencing.
Camberwell can boast of 68.7% of properties with access to ultra-fast broadband, which compares well with 54.5% based on the local authority district figures. Whether you are working or relaxing, you can stay better connected in Camberwell.
If you are looking for guidance or information regarding the housing market, please get in touch with Hunters Camberwell. As a local estate agent who has the support of a national network, we are ideally placed to provide you with all the help and guidance you need to make an informed decision, so please contact us today.