The town centre, soon to be given a makeover, boasts a popular Art Deco theatre, while good community schools and playing fields add to the draw for families. And there are two local train stations.
Extensive regeneration is planned for nearby Lewisham town centre, too, with new homes and a modern transport interchange. Vantage Apartments is a new scheme of seven homes on Lewisham Road. From £325,000. Call 020 8297 8777.
- Canning Town to become a "Borough Market-style destination"
- Boutique apartment schemes are coming to central London locations
- Basildon in Essex has 121 apartments in a new town-centre scheme