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Quick facts:
  • Mulberry has named one of their new handbag designs Kensal 
  • Average house price: £700,000+
  • Transport: Tube, Bus, Overground

The great mix of green space and plentiful transport links meant this London Village quickly became a hotspot for young affluent families looking to settle within easy reach of the city. 

Copious amounts of boutiques, cafes and restaurants have firmly established themselves as part of the community.

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The people living in these regenerated areas have grown up with the villages they live in. Now fully gentrified, these areas have attracted a younger audience looking to settle down.

These areas, often epitomised by a high street of mainly upmarket chain restaurants, a smattering of independently owned spaces and retail stores, have attracted a young sociable that spend a lot of time out of home. The inhabitants are twice as likely as the national average to have an income of £70k+ which is spent on expensive holiday villas abroad, good quality food and stylish homewares.

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