11 April 2024

What are the most important things to consider when you’re looking for a new home? Great amenities, a vibrant local area, and a top quality design features are high up most people’s lists. Yet for many, being able to bring their pet along for the ride can be the deciding factor.

Notting Hill Genesis recognises how important your pets are and in celebration of National Pet Month, we have compiled a selection of our pet-friendly developments for you and your furry friends to enjoy.

A recent poll showed that 61% of people would move house so they could have a pet.

Dog sitting on the sofa in our show home

Apartments in North London for pet owners

Gadwall Quarter at Woodberry Down

A leafy haven in the heart of north London, Gadwall Quarter at Woodberry Down is perfect for any pet-owner looking to enjoy some of London’s most beautiful green spaces. With 15 acres of parkland and 42 acres of open water and wetlands, there’s plenty for you and your pet to explore.

Enjoy people-watching at the West Reservoir as kayaks, canoes and boats sail by, or for the social butterflies, a long walk around the East Reservoir is the perfect way to meet other pet-lovers.

One bedroom apartments at Gadwall Quarter are available to buy via Shared Ownership and start from £120,000 for a 25% share.

Pet friendly apartments in South London

Kidbrooke Square

Whether you opt for one, two or three bedrooms, every Notting Hill Genesis home benefits from open-plan living and Kidbrooke Square in south London is no exception. Take advantage of the extra space, whether you’re lounging on a lazy Sunday, or your furry friend is struck by a case of the zoomies.

You can take a walk in one of the many local parks, including Cator Park with its grassland and meadows, where there’s plenty of room to throw a ball. And just the other side of Sutcliffe Park is the Oval Pet Centre, a small friendly vet practice.

One-bedroom apartments at Kidbrooke Square start from £93,125, while two-bedrooms start from £111,875 all with a 25%.

Aspect Croydon

Elsewhere in south London, a home at Aspect Croydon could be ideal for you and your pet. Located just a stone’s throw from Wandle Park, and with Lloyd Park and Coombe Wood nearby, there’s no shortage of green space to enjoy. If indoor pet meet-ups are more your thing, why not head to one of Croydon’s pet-friendly pubs. At gastropub Mr Fox in historic Surrey Street Market, you’ll meet pub dog Poncho, a mischievous border terrier.

Like all Notting Hill Genesis developments, homes at Aspect Croydon benefit from floor-to-ceiling windows. With apartments across 25 storeys, it’s not just humans that will love the view – dogs and cats will too! According to pet experts, the mental stimulation is good for their brain, providing a great way for them to interact with their environment and keep them entertained.

One bedroom apartments at Aspect Croydon start from £87,500 for a 25% share, with two-bedroom and three-bedroom apartments also available.


East London homes for pet owners 

Royal Albert Wharf

If riverside views are more your thing, then Royal Albert Wharf could be the place for you. Located along the banks of the River Thames at the quieter end of the Royal Docks, homes at Skipper Building are secluded from the bustling city, giving both pet and owner the chance to relax.

Access to green space couldn’t be easier with the on-site gated park, Northern Square. Just a couple minutes walk away.

To get a few more steps in, there's neighbouring Beckton Park and Royal Victoria Gardens, with its lawns and tennis courts.

For a different adventure, take a stroll to the Thames Barrier Park and enjoy impressive views of one of London’s most unique landmarks. Or stretch your legs a bit further, and continue along the Royal Docks to Canning Town where you can treat your fluffy friend to some goodies from Tongues & Tails Dog Bakery.

One-bedroom apartments at Royal Albert Wharf start from £375,000, with two-bedroom and three-bedroom apartments also available.

Thames Barrier Park

Thames Barrier Park

Thames Barrier Park

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Explore our pet friendly homes available to buy in West London

The Perfume Factory

In West London, Wormwood Scrubs is a fantastic spot to visit for pet owners making The Perfume Factory their home in North Acton.

This vast open space offers plenty of room for your pets to explore. It features grassy areas, walking trails, and even a dog-friendly café, The Common Restaurant. You can enjoy a leisurely stroll with your furry companions while taking in the natural beauty of the surroundings.

Homes at The Perfume Factory are now ready to move in with one bedroom apartments starting from £108,750 for a 25% share. Two-bedroom apartments also available.

Heybourne Park

Heybourne Park, situated in Colindale, provides an excellent living environment for those who share their home with beloved pets. The park is conveniently located just a couple of minutes' walk from your doorstep, making it an ideal spot for pet-friendly living.

As well as plenty of open parkland and outdoor gym at Heybourne Park, the nearby green spaces of Silkstream, Colindale Park and Montrose Playing Fields host beautiful wildlife and great play and sports areas for children, furry children and adults alike.

One bedroom apartments at Heybourne Park start from £88,125 for a 25% share, with two-bedroom apartments plus limited parking also available.

If you’re interested in finding a pet-friendly pad then take a look at our developments in more detail here. Please note that having a pet is available on selected developments and is subject to approval from Notting Hill Genesis or the managing agent.

Interested in one of our pet friendly homes?

When considering permissions and suitability we will check and consider:

  • Your tenancy or lease and any estate agreement or rules
  • The size and layout of your home
  • The access to the property (own or shared entrance)
  • The type and size of pet requested
  • If you have a garden or communal grounds
  • If you have any existing pet

Please check with the sales team for further information before booking your appointment to view.

Our Pet Friendly Developments


Aspect Croydon


Kidbrooke Square

Woodberry Down

Gadwall Quarter


Heybourne Park

The Perfume Factory 2 Bed show apartment kitchen and living room

The Perfume Factory

Royal albert wharf kitchen
Royal Albert Wharf

Royal Albert Wharf

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