Situated in East London, Beckton is part of the London borough of Newham. Located only 8 miles from Charing Cross, it is an essential part of the Thames Gateway.
Previously an area of industrial infrastructure, Beckton is has been the location for numerous filming projects over the past few years, including Full Metal Jacket, The Cement Garden and For Your Eyes Only. The University of East London has also brought a great deal of colour and vibrancy to the area. It is home to one of its three UEL campuses, known as the Docklands campus.
Living in Beckton means you’ll be near a number of handy locations. Situated in Zone 3, it has excellent transport links into the city. Indeed, for new buyers it’s best to get in quick: property prices have risen around 7.88% over the past year. Nonetheless the average rental price remains well below average London rates. This makes it excellent for students or those on a budget.
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