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Over quarter of a million Hongkongers expected in the UK

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The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is supporting Hongkongers who have begun arriving in the capital. 

London is expected to welcome the largest proportion of arrivals from Hong Kong to the UK in 2021 after the Government introduced a new visa for Hong Kong British National status holders and their families. 

Around 123,000 to 153,000 adults and their dependents are estimated to take up the visa this year to live, work and study in the UK, and between 258,000 to 322,000 over the next five years. 

City Hall will use more than £900,000 of Government funding as part of the integration work across the city to ensure new arrivals can settle in London, including advice on housing, education and employment. The Mayor is working closely with local authorities and organisations such as Hong Kong Arc, Hongkongers in Britain and Hackney Chinese Community Services.

New residents from Hong Kong will have a good choice of new build homes completing in London from 2021, which are all listed on Buildington.

One Park Drive waterside development offers completed apartments for sale.

New build homes for private sale in London start from £249,000 at WEM tower by Canada Israel completing later this year near Wembley Stadium. For buyers looking for a safe and well connected area, One Park Drive by Canary Wharf Group has just welcomed its first residents in Wood Wharf, London E14. The building designed by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron comes with a full range of facilities such as the cinema and bar, library and lounge, spa with a 20m pool, and a gym with exercising studio. Prices start from £840,000 for a good size one-bedroom home with high ceilings and a private outdoor space.

Hong Kong developers in London include Tenacity (commercial), CC Land (The Whiteley, One Thames City) and Cheung Kong Property Holdings (Chelsea Waterfront).

Love Where You Rent – Quintain Living new build rental homes in Wembley Park

There are plenty of brand new rental homes available in the capital. Newly launched Soapbox at Sugar House Island in east London offers one bedroom homes from £1,475pcm. Canada Gardens in Wembley Park (from £1,167pcm) and the 58-storey Newfoundland in Canary Wharf (from £1,928pcm) come with all the amenities and all the services within a 15-minute walk radius.

Biggest landlords with new build homes for rent in London include Vertus, Quintain Living, Greystar, Fizzy Living and Get Living.

London estate agents with offices in Hong Kong include Savills, Knight Frank and JLL.

“I want to be very clear to Hongkongers and their families who have begun arriving in the capital that they are very welcome in London. Our city has a proud history of being home to people from many different backgrounds, and I’m committed to doing all I can to help them settle in London. By working alongside the Government, local authorities, communities and community organisations we will ensure that suitable support is available right across the capital so that they can quickly feel part of our great city.” – The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan

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