New Cross Local Area Guide

There may be no shortage of London areas that claim to offer a bohemian lifestyle, and a refreshing change from what we know, but New Cross has a genuine claim as a creative hub. Fuelled by the innovation and drive from, local art students, young creative professionals have emboldened the area, and there is a growing array of culture on offer.

New Cross hasn’t quite succumbed to gentrification like some areas, but it has evolved. However, with a range of highly impressive homes and reliable infrastructure, New Cross is a dependable choice in South East London.

New Cross Sales Values

Over the last year, New Cross properties held an overall average price of £478,916. The majority of property sales in New Cross, were flats, and these properties had an average price of £389,706. The average sales price of terraced properties in New Cross was £693,913; and semi-detached properties had an average sales price of £807,333.

New Cross Rental Values

The current asking rent in New Cross is £1,535 pcm. The most commonly rented property in New Cross is a one-bedroom flat, which has a current asking rent of £1,158 pcm. The current asking rent for a two-bedroom flat in New Cross is £1,528 pcm.

Why live in your area?

There is a youthful vibe on offer in New Cross. Whether you are creative or inspired by those who are, you will adore the culture on offer, and there is always something new and exciting on offer in this part of the capital.

What is there to do for families?

Although The Den is just inside Bermondsey, it is within the New Cross electoral ward and of course, generations of families in and around New Cross have supported Millwall. There have been some stunning games and the atmosphere at Millwall games remains something to behold, even though it is a far more family-friendly environment than previous generations experienced.

Wavelengths Leisure Centre, on Giffin Street, has exercise and entertaining activities for all the family. There is an extensive range of fitness equipment, exercise classes, an indoor cycling studio and kids love the soft play area.

What is schooling like?

While Goldsmiths, University of London grabs the headlines when it comes to education in New Cross, you will find a fantastic range of primary and secondary schools on offer here. Ashmead Primary School and Edmund Waller Primary School are two fine choices when it comes to schooling for younger children in the area.

For secondary schooling, Haberdasher’s Aske’s Hatchem College is a well-known name with options for boys and girls while Deptford Green School is a popular option for many families.

What is the nightlife like?

If you are looking for something a bit out of the ordinary, you will find The New Cross House to be an excellent option. While famed for their pizzas, there is an eclectic menu on offer, which should ensure that all the family finds something to enjoy!

The Fat Walrus, on Lewisham Way, is located close to the university, but it has turned out to be a favourite for so many locals. Whether you stop for the gut-busting grilled options or the cocktails, you are sure to have a fantastic time here.

If you fancy a night out involving a touch of culture, Deptford Film Club is the ideal location. With classic movies, arthouse cinema options and foreign language films, you will find everything you want for the best night out on a date, with friends or even by yourself.

What are the transport links like?

One of the leading benefits of living in New Cross is having simple access to two mainline train stations, New Cross and New Cross Gate. From here, the journey to London Bridge only takes give minutes. There are also London Overground services available from both the New Cross stations.

In addition to London connections, New Cross residents can travel to Norwood and Brighton, via Croydon.

New Cross also benefits from exceptional road connections. With direct access to the A2 and the A20, making your way to and from this part of London is a straightforward process.

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