Looking for the best place to live in London? Well, Wembley Park might be the answer. Building on its international reputation for music and sporting events, the area has now become a landmark destination for culture, entertainment and community.
A new London neighbourhood that boasts excellent transport links, attractive open spaces, restaurants and bars, plus world-class shopping and exciting events. But don’t just take our word for it, read on to find out why Wembley Park is London’s most exciting new neighbourhood.
Psst. If you love the look of life in Wembley Park, you can get your first month's rent for free* if you move into Montana, Dakota, Alameda or Landsby before 31st October 2020 (t&c's apply). Keep on reading to find out more!
7 reasons to live in Wembley Park
1. Two Tube Stops from Central London - is that all?
Location is the single most important thing when it comes to finding your new dream home. Whether it’s how long your commute is or how quick you can get into town, living in Wembley Park means you’re never further away than a short tube ride. Seriously. A plethora of transport links will whisk you to Central London in just two tube stops, with Baker Street only 12 minutes away on the Met line, and the West End just 18 minutes on the Jubilee Line. Work in the City? Liverpool Street is 29 minutes away on the Metropolitan line - zero changes. The London Overground and Network Rail will connect you to major travel hubs, including King’s Cross, Paddington, Waterloo and Clapham in under half an hour. For those glamorous nights out, the chic central London district of Marylebone is just one stop away by train. And if you like to decompress over the weekend, over 300 square miles of pure countryside are within easy reach, with the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) only a 30-minute direct train ride from Wembley Park.
2. A walk in the Park - quite literally
Wembley Park is the perfect neighbourhood where you will be able to relax after a long day at work, in total tranquillity. Here you’ll have plenty of space to do just that, from tree-lined boulevards to perfectly manicured pocket parks, where you can chill out with a book, or simply watch the world go by. Take Elvin Gardens, a leafy, tranquil green haven perfect to sunbathe and picnic, with lush lawns, colourful street art and even a purpose-built dog run. Or Weaver Walk, an oasis of urban calm right next to Olympic Way, where you'll find a host of fitness and wellbeing independent shops, including More Yoga, Chop Chop London and bike shop Twenty3C. Relax on one of its oakwood benches to the sound of their water features. In Arena Square, you’ll find Wembley Park’s popular illuminated fountains, where you can sit back and enjoy the water display, while taking in the majestic views of Wembley Stadium and the Grade-II listed The SSE Arena, Wembley.
3. 50+ places to eat on your doorstep
For lazy evenings, weekend catch-ups or just a cheeky treat, you can eat your way around the world without actually leaving Wembley Park, with a choice of eateries offering dishes from all over the world, from Thai to Mexican, Indian to Italian. Find all your favourite high-street restaurants at London Designer Outlet, with the likes of Nando’s, Wagamama and Zizzi. For something more street, visit Boxpark Wembley, which - since opening its doors 2018 - has established itself as a mecca for foodies in North London. It offers a wide choice of 28 delectable street food vendors, from Michelin Star Chef-owned Koolcha to trendy National Burger Awards Finalist Nanny Bill’s. Start your weekend with a brunch at legendary Borough Market institution Bread Ahead. A restaurant, cafe and baking school, Bread Ahead is famed for its doughnuts and artisan sourdough bread, all prepared in-house. Or enjoy a pre-theatre dinner with homemade pasta at Pasta Remoli, run by celebrity chef Simone Remoli (of Barrafina, Locanda Locatelli and Bocca di Lupo fame). His signature dish? A lobster linguine that will transport you to the best coasts of Italian Riviera.
4. A Shopper’s Paradise
Whether you love big-name fashion brands, or up-and-coming designers and locally sourced makers, Wembley Park is a must-visit for shoppers in North London and beyond. From designer trainers to distinctive eveningwear, plastic-free toiletries to plants, London’s most exciting new neighbourhood has it all. Enjoy up to 70% off RRP on top designer and sportswear brands including Nike, Adidas, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Converse, Gap, Puma and dozens more at London Designer Outlet, the capital’s leading outlet centre. Or, if your taste tends to lean towards more unique products, head to Wembley Park Market, where a host of independent traders offer unique and sustainable products for you and your home. Want to cut down your plastic footprint? Don’t miss Patoka, where you’ll be able to bring your old containers, fill them with beautiful, eco-friendly products, and only pay for what you actually need.
There’s a neighbourhood in London that’s been making quite a lot of noise recently: Wembley Park. With the arrival of a massive new food hall and an impressive new theatre, this corner of North West London has become one of the most talked about hotspots in the city.
5. London’s newest creative neighbourhood
International pop stars, rock concerts, art trails, lights festivals, deckchair cinema, West End shows, English cup finals, even the Euros. Imagine all of this happening on your doorstep. Living in Wembley Park means being immersed in music and events history - from Live Aid to the recent sold-out Spice Girls concerts, courtesy of two of the capital's most iconic venues - The SSE Arena, Wembley and Wembley Stadium. But the endless entertainment doesn’t stop there. There’s also a nine-screen Cineworld with a 4DX screen, showing everything from Hollywood blockbusters to family favourites. While the new Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre brings you some of the best productions in London, including their latest smash hit musical Sleepless. If you’d rather spend an action-packed evening with friends, head to Boxpark Wembley to enjoy a whole floor dedicated to gaming, where you can try out Bad Axe, the world's biggest urban axe throwing club, or save the world (virtually at least) at meetspaceVR, the largest virtual reality arcade in the UK.
6. Community spirit
Friendly neighbours, a team of patrols operating 24/7 to keep the area safe and secure, and a unique community spirit comes part and parcel with life in Wembley Park. With shared spaces for residents including rooftop cinemas, private gardens and a neighbourhood centre - The Yellow - offering free weekly classes, Wembley Park is a place designed with socialising in mind, both outdoors and in-building. Your neighbours will soon become some of your closest friends with regular events and get-togethers, including painting workshops, cooking classes and supper clubs.
7. Renting with you in mind
Renting in Wembley Park isn’t your average rental experience. As London’s most exciting new neighbourhood, Wembley Park’s rental offering Quintain Living is renting with you in mind. Offering stylish apartments, no agents, no fees and no deposits, Quintain Living is the future of renting - with no more nightmare landlords! And there’s more… The Quintain Living offer includes pet-friendly rentals (with dog exercise areas), social spaces, gyms, cinema rooms, landscaped gardens and even a concierge to make your life hassle-free, so you can get out and discover the Wembley Park neighbourhood.
"Quintain Living is game-changing. You always judge a new home against your last. Quintain Living has set the bar so ridiculously high for everything else in the future. I feel like it has kind of ruined every other home for me after this."
8. First month's rent free!
Yes. you read that right. If you love the look of living at Quintain Living in Wembley Park, you can get your first month's rent for free if you move into one of the selected buildings before 31st October 2020. Whether it's the playful Montana or Dakota that has taken your eye, the scandi-led Landsby you see as your new home or the contemporary calm Alameda, you won't pay a penny* for the first month of your new life in Wembley Park. We know, it's too good to miss.
* Subject to referencing, credit checks and availability. Applies to 12-month tenancies or more. Move-in must be by 31 Oct 2020. Quintain Living reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time. This offer cannot be exchanged and cannot be used in conjunction with any other