Deadline for bids: 28/06/2019

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Ley Street, Ilford

At a Glance

Positive pre-application for a residential scheme
Favourable residential price point
Within 800 meters of Ilford Station (Crossrail)
Existing open storage site, occupied by a roofing company


The property is located in Ilford Town Centre, less than 800m from Ilford station. Ilford is located east of Central London between Stratford and Romford, and has a population of 700,000 people within a 15 minute drive of the property. Ilford is expected to benefit from significant population growth with the arrival of Crossrail.

Ilford is a vibrant town centre that offers excellent public transport connections, as well as shopping amenities and open green space.

The property is located within TfL Zone 4 and benefits from good public transport connections giving it a high PTAL rating of 5, with direct rail services into London Liverpool Street station in approximately 18 minutes. There are also numerous local bus services.

Ilford is set to benefit from Elizabeth Line (Crossrail) services from 2019/20. This will provide improved connectivity to Central London, with direct rail services having reduced journey times considerably.



The property benefits from a town centre location. To the west of the site lies Griggs Approach Roundabout, which links to the High Road and Ilford station.

The property is bounded to the north, east and west (along Ley Street) by a mix of residential properties, many of which have commercial uses on the ground floor. To the south of the site lies the 14 hectare Ilford Depot site. Vehicular access to the site is shared with Ilford Depot and fronts directly onto Ley Street.

The site is held freehold by Network Rail and is currently used as storage (Class B8) by Academy Roofing Supplies. The majority of the Property is hard-standing, with a number of storage containers and a small office building situated on the site.

The site area measures approximately 857 sq m / 9,222 sq ft.

From Ley Street to the
nearest railway station


  • 10 mins walking

From the local train station to
other stations

  • Liverpool Street 30 minutes
  • Bond Street 35 minutes
  • London Paddington 47 minutes
  • Heathrow Airport 90 minutes

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