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Living in Newbury Park

The London Area that Provides the Best of Affordability, Accessibility, and Tranquillity

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Newbury Park is a suburban area in East London that offers residents a peaceful community feel and unbeatable property prices only 30 minutes away from the Liverpool Street Station in Central London. This small residential neighbourhood is rapidly becoming more popular with younger residents for its excellent affordability and accessibility. First-time home buyers are especially attracted to the value for money the properties in the area offer, particularly considering the short commutes. Young families are also drawn in bythe access to vast green areas this neighbourhood offers.


Newbury Park is a mostly residential neighbourhood. It caters well to the needs of its locals, offering many local shops, bars, and restaurants and unparalleled outdoor activities for all ages and preferences. Newbury Park is in the vicinity of several parks and recreation grounds. It has Fairlop Waters Country Park to the north, Seven Kings Park to the East, and Valentines Park to the west. Locals can surely find something new to do every day, whether they are sports enthusiasts or nature lovers. Add in its very inexpensive properties to the mix as well as its excellent transport links and Newbury Park emerges as a great alternative for more expensive neighbourhoods in East London and a very convenient place to call home.

About the Area – Newbury Park

Newbury Park is located in East London, in the Borough of Redbridge. It sits east of Gants Hill and 11 miles from Charing Cross. Offering short commutes to Central London on the Underground Central line and very affordable properties, this London neighbourhood is fast becoming very popular with first-time buyers and young families. All for good reason. It has some of the best prices you can get in any London neighbourhood located in the vicinity of a major transport route.

Newbury Park residents also benefit from access to many green spaces filled with nature trails and sportspitches. The area offers several golf courses, cricket pitches, football and basketball courts, and jogging trails. There are also numerous playgrounds for children in the larger parks, as well as in the neighbourhood pocket parks.

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Crossrail – Elizabeth Line station

  • Seven Kings

London Underground – Central Line

  • Newbury Park

Railway stations

  • Newbury Park


  • London City Airport – 20 minutes by car

Newbury Park – Know the Area

Newbury Park is an ideal neighbourhood for sports enthusiasts. Itswidely available parks and recreation grounds offer plenty of outdoor entertainment options for residents of all ages. The area also has many restaurants and pubs, as well as numerous shops ranging from chain brands to family-owned. Our Newbury Park estate agents recommend these as the most popular attractions in the area:



  • Seven Kings Park – a vast green space with plenty of activities for all ages featuring football, basketball, cricket pitches, and a skate park
  • Valentines Park – a 130-acre park featuringlandscaped gardens, a lake, and a duck pondvoted one of the best green spaces in the UK
  • Valentines Mansion and Gardens – a refurbished historical country house with restored Georgian architecture rooms and a Victorian kitchen, offering gorgeous views of the parkland around the property
  • Fairlop Waters Country Park – a vast parkland featuring many outdoor activity facilities such as golf courses, a driving range, a lake where you can practice windsurfing and sailing or angling, nature trails, and a wildlife sanctuary. The park also features the High Ropes and Climbing facility, the largest boulder park in the UK
  • Barkingside Recreation Ground – a park with cricket and football pitches, playgrounds, tennis courts, and an outdoor gym.
  • Redbridge Sports and Leisure Centre – a 1972 sports centre with squash, table tennis, badminton and tennis courts, a fully equipped gym, steam room, hockey, soccer, and cricket pitches
  • Hainault Forest Country Park –a wide green space with many walking trails and an adventure play area, also including a zoo and fishing lake.

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Homes in Newbury Park are mostly traditional. Victorian and Edwardian properties make up the majority of housing options in the area. There are also several apartment buildings, both old and new, and council-backed housing projects. These are both apartment buildings and detached or semi-detached houses. The main advantage of the Newbury Park property market consists of its affordability, as the area has some of the most inexpensive properties you can find in London.


Whether you enjoy football, cricket, rugby, golf, or jogging, Newbury Park will not disappoint. For those who are less active but still enjoy the great outdoors, the area’s vast parklands will not disappoint either. With many walking and cycling paths as well as natural landscapes, this East London area has something for everyone. Valentines Park, Seven Kings Park, and Fairlop Waters Country Park are the most appreciated and popular with local residents.

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Local shops and farmers’ markets are widely available for Newbury Park residents. There are also larger supermarkets and chain stores available in the area to cater to all of their needs. With a good variety of bars, restaurants, and fast food joints, Newbury Park does not lack any amenities. You can also always choose to take a quick trip to Westfield Stratford City if the local shopping options prove not to be enough.


Newbury Park hosts a wide variety of ethnicities, with many Asian and European nationalities preferring the neighbourhood’s quiet feel.Its total population is made up of 16,760 residents according to the 2011 Census.

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Average Property Prices

Newbury Park’s property prices are unbeatable. It is the most affordable neighbourhood on the London Underground map and ideal for young families and first-time home buyers. There is good investment potential here as the area is continuing to develop and regenerate. Investors can obtain great yields for properties in Newbury Park. Our Newbury Park estate agents have seen the evolution of the area’s property market and are confident that Newbury Park is a good East London area for property investment.

Here are the average property prices you can expect to find in Newbury Park:

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Average Weekly Rental Prices

  • 1 bedroom property
  • 2 bedroom property
  • 3 bedroom property:
  • 4 bedroom property
  • Studio
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Average Sale Prices

  • 1 bedroom property
  • 2 bedroom property
  • 3 bedroom property:
  • 4 bedroom property

New Developments in the Area

There are a few newbuilds popping up in Newbury Park for house hunters looking for more modern amenities, such as:


  • 902-910 Eastern Avenue – a modern residential project featuring 177 new flats in buildings with heights ranging from two to 12 storeys including landscaped community areas, parking for cars and cycles, and other amenities
  • 23 Wessex Close – a residential project comprising 5 apartment buildings with six studios, 24 two-bedroom flats, and 5 three-bedroom flats

Schools in Wanstead

Although the area doesn’t have many schools, families can easily find good schools for their young ones in Wanstead. Here is a list of some of the most well-ranked schools here:

  • Newbury Park Primary School
  • Linnet Montessori
  • William Torbitt Primary School
  • Seven Kings School
  • Oaks Park High School
  • Cranbrook Primary School
  • Maytime Montessori Nursery
  • Highlands Primary School
  • Oaks Park Secondary School
  • Tanzeel Ilford
  • Adventures Day Nursery: Newbury Park
  • Park School for Girls
  • St Aidan’s Catholic Primary Academy, Ilford
  • Valentines High School
  • Christchurch Primary School
  • Palmer Catholic Academy

Hospitals in Wanstead

There are several good hospitals and medical facilities available in and around Wanstead. Here is our shortlist of available medical units:

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  • The Royal London Hospital
  • Whitechapel Rd, Whitechapel, London E1 1FR, United Kingdom
  • +442073777000
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What Makes Newbury Park a Great Place for Property Investments

Newbury Park and Redbridge have been classified by TotallyMoney as the most affordable areas with nearby train stations where you can buy a property in London. Their study wanted to find what the average income of a London resident must be for them to afford a one-bedroom near a transport station like the Underground.

Data has revealed that the average salary required for buying a property near Newbury Park station is a little over £17,000. The study also shows that neighbouring areas like Wanstead require a much higher income (over £27,000). With the average wage in the UK being slightly above £22,000, Newbury Park is an area where many could afford to buy their first home. And, with reliable transport links that can take you into Central London in less than 30 minutes, it is surely not an option one should ignore.

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Valentines Park

Valentines Park stretches across 52 hectares of natural grassland and it’s the largest park in the Borough of Redbridge. It is one of the most appreciated parks in the UK and also the home of the famous Valentines Mansion. This mansion was built in 1696 for Lady Tillotson, the widow of the Archbishop of Canterbury. It was then inhabited by the family of ship owner and banker Charles Raymond. Its last resident was Sarah Ingleby and, after her passing, the local council took over the property.

The park has numerous activities and interesting features. Especially since its renovation in 2007, the park attracts a large number of Redbridge Borough residents all year round.

Activities in the park include:

  • cricket grounds dating back to 1922, now home to Essex County CC;
  • Valentines Mansion (Grade II) – a museum and wedding venue
  • A boating lake
  • Children’s play areas
  • Cycle and jogging routes
  • A bandstand
  • Tennis courts
  • A picnic area

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Newbury Park Commute Times

Canary Wharf

Distance: 8.1 miles

By public transport: 40 minutes

By car: 20 minutes

By bike: 50 minutes

Liverpool Street Station

Distance: 9.2 miles

By public transport: 30 minutes

By car: 40 minutes

By bike: 50 minutes


Distance: 12.2 miles

By public transport: 55 minutes

By car: 40 minutes

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Newbury Park Pubs and Restaurants

  • Mirage – Turkish cuisine
  • Vijay’s Virasat Restaurant – Modern Indian restaurant
  • Kings Grill & Lounge
  • Oasis – Romanian restaurant
  • Crave Pizza
  • The Wings Are Good Here
  • Lokanta Turkish Fusion
  • Jakes Hamburgers
  • Innocent Burgers
  • Spice Hut Newbury Park
  • Miller & Carter Newbury Park
  • Sahara Grill Ilford
  • Luigi’s Italian Restaurant
  • RowansBistro
  • London Pizza Depot
  • The Avenue by Masala 910 – North Indian cuisine
  • KibbelingFish and Chips
  • Top Wok

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