Six-minute trains to Canary Wharf and green space galore - that's work and weekends sorted in the east London neighbourhood of Bow, where homes for first-time buyers are flying.
This run-down part of central London is set to be transformed with thousands of shiny new apartments - and the big news is that about a quarter of these well-connected homes will be earmarked for first-time buyers.
A new Docklands is emerging round the river bend from Canary Wharf, where a development area with more waterfront than Venice is being revitalised after decades of dereliction.
Billions of pounds of regeneration will be completed by 2024 in this east London district, where average house prices are still less than £400,000.
The prospect of fast new direct train links into London has driven up house prices in W3 but shared-ownership flats are also available in this west London suburb...
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