The Housing Market and Transport links in Deptford

Deptford is a rapidly growing area in London that offers a mix of flats and houses. There is a mix of old and new properties, with around 25% of properties being new builds. In terms of overall volume, Deptford has a slightly higher number of properties compared to the London average. Specifically, there are more 1 bedroom flats and houses available in Deptford than the London average, while the number of 2 and 3 bedroom properties is slightly lower. When it comes to renting vs owner occupier, Deptford has a higher percentage of rental properties, with approximately 55% of properties in Deptford are for rent, while 45% are owner occupied. 

House & rent prices:

The average house price for a 1 bedroom flat is around £300,000, a 2 bedroom flat is around £450,000 and a 3 bedroom flat is around £550,000. These prices are much lower than the London average.

 The average rent price for a 1 bedroom flat in Deptford is currently around £1,200 per month, £1,600 per month for a 2 bedroom flat and around £2,000 per month for a 3 bedroom flat. These prices are significantly lower than the average rent prices in London, which are around £1,500 per month for a 1 bedroom flat, £2,00 per month for a 2 bedroom flat, and £2,500 per month for a 3 bedroom flat. However, these numbers are only averages, and the actual prices can vary depending on location, size, and amenities of the property.

There are several major housing developments in Deptford, such as the Convoys Wharf development and the New Capital Quay development. For more information on these and other major housing developments in Deptford, visit the Lewisham Council website https://lewisham.gov.uk/

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Transport:

The main mode of transportation in Deptford is the London Underground, with the nearest station being Deptford Bridge DLR Station, which provides quick and easy access to other parts of London, including Canary Wharf, Bank and Stratford.

Deptford is well-connected by bus with many buses stopping at the Deptford High Street, which is just a short walk away from the main railway station. Bus routes include the 47, 53, 177, 453 and N1 which connect Deptford to other parts of London, including Greenwich, Lewisham, and Camberwell.

For those who prefer to travel by train, Deptford is also well-connected to the National Rail network, with the nearest station being New Cross, which is just a short bus ride away. This station provides services to destinations such as London Bridge, London Victoria, and Cannon Street.

Conclusion

Deptford is a great location for those who need to travel to other parts of London for work or leisure, with quick and easy access to the DLR, bus and national rail networks. It’s a perfect place for those who want to enjoy the city life and also have the convenience of travelling around.

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