Published: 30/04/2022 By Allan Fuller
This may over time begin to adjust due to the build-to-rent sector. Two large blocks under construction in Wandsworth where B&Q and Homebase were will bring a vast increase, it is certainly interesting that financial institutions are seeing this as a worthwhile area in which to invest.
This is a return to what was once normal. In Putney the blocks built in the 1930s such as Manor Fields, Highlands Heath, Exeter House, Belvedere Court, Ormond Court and several others were built to let, in fact, only approximately 30% of homes were privately owned in 1939. This is now reversed with approximately 70% owned.