Catalyst New Homes: Shared Ownership in future Crossrail hotspot in West London

Studio, one and two bedroom apartments available in Southall, Ealing

While working from home and increased flexibility has become ‘the new normal’, reports show that living near public transport links remains at the forefront of buyers’ minds. Recent research shows that the price premium of living close to train stations has grown in London – with buyers in the capital willing to pay an extra £46,800 to live within easy reach of transport links.

Helping London’s first time buyers step onto the property ladder in a well-connected West London neighbourhood, Catalyst are offing a stylish range of studio, one and two bedroom Shared Ownership apartments at ARRO, located in Central Southall. The area is ideal for first time buyers looking for a commuter friendly corner of Greater London – ARRO is just a 10 minute walk from Southall station, which is positioned on the future Crossrail route.

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Markus Kendall-Young, Director of Sales and Marketing (London) at Catalyst comments: “Southall is a fantastic location for commuters. It has a bright future ahead and there are plenty of amenities available now alongside a wealth of commuter options for those bound for Central London. Current journeys to London Paddington from Southall station on TfL Rail take less than 20 minutes. The addition of Crossrail will only boost the area’s connectivity – linking to hubs in the West End and Canary Wharf. ARRO offers a great opportunity for young buyers in the capital who are seeking value for money without sacrificing connections to Central London – either for weekday commuting or weekend fun.”

ARRO’s modern apartments are finished to Catalyst’s customary high standards. Functional and stylish kitchens include Commodore units and integrated appliances while bathrooms feature contemporary floor and wall tiles. All homes, including the studio apartments, are complete with spacious balconies or terraces, offering residents the opportunity to extend their living spaces outdoors.

Internal photography of ARRO by Catalyst - Shared Ownership homes available on Share to Buy

Southall station, served by TfL Rail, is within walking distance. Direct journeys from Southall to London Paddington take just 17 minutes, while trains to Ealing Broadway take five minutes, giving commuters easy access to the Central and District lines. When Crossrail arrives to Southall, the new route will connect residents to Bond Street in 17 minutes and Canary Wharf in just over 30 minutes.

ARRO residents are well-placed for the amenities set to come at The Green Quarter, Central Southall. At the heart of the development is Central Gardens, a new neighbourhood park that will stretch 500m in length – providing the equivalent of four football pitches worth of green space and over 250 trees. The park will feature a new playground and an impressive water feature for residents to enjoy.

Within The Green Quarter’s additional 13 acres of green space will be a variety of habitats for wildlife and plants to flourish, designed in partnership with London Wildlife Trust. Residents will be able to learn about the history of the site and the development’s rich ecology via information boards across the park.

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Prices for studio apartments start from £66,875 for a 25% share (full market price £267,500).

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