Property prices have leapt in most areas served by the new Elizabeth line. but there are some parts of London where prices close to a station are good value compared to their surrounding boroughs.
The Queen attended the ceremony marking the completion of the Elizabeth line, with the public opening to follow on May 24th. Despite being three years late and billions over budget, the new line will transform east-west travel in the capital.
Despite the extensive delays to its actual delivery, Crossrail has been the gift that keeps on giving for homeowners living within arm’s reach of a Crossrail station, with property values climbing considerably since it was first announced back in 2008.
Areas close to Crossrail stations where prices are lower than their wider areas include Southall, where prices are 27% below the borough of Ealing. Others include West Drayton, Hayes, Brentwood and Ilford.