Croydon sales win GOLD for the British Property Awards, best agent in Croydon, 2021!
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Streets Ahead property management team secure 2 of Croydon’s largest developments & take on a number of skilled property managers!
Purley lettings win GOLD for the British Property Awards Best letting agent in the area.
The directors and staff in line with the governments advice have decided to close all of our high street presence across the Streets Ahead group.
The directors and staff in line with the government’s advice have decided to close all of our high street presence across the Streets Ahead group. Our first and foremost priority is the health and wellbeing for our staff, our clients and the public and we hope that this decisive action will in its small way […]
Streets Ahead new homes launch new development at The Glade, Shirley.
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Streets Ahead new homes launch Chipstead Valley Road.
After 3 successful years as a senior negotiator and assistant manager, we are delighted to announce that Kai Seale, has been promoted to Branch Manager at our Coulsdon Office, 148 Brighton Road, Coulsdon.
Streets Ahead thrilled as leading Estate Agent Danny Poulton-Midani joins the team to manage the sales team at 263 High Street, Croydon.
Streets Ahead New Homes launch development of 11 apartments and town houses in East Dulwich.
Planning permission Granted for 9 apartments at 94 Foxley Lane. Streets Ahead Land and New homes act of Vendor and Purchaser.
Monahan Avenue, after 5 failed attempts with alternative agents exchanges contracts with full planning permission for 8 apartments and 1 house.
Final phase of Aspen Mews sells out.
Dickenson’s Lane is launched, a development of new 3 bedroom town houses and 100% are reserved on launch day and Lamberts Place East Croydon, a development of town houses is launched the following weekend with 100% reservations secured on launch day.
Land and New homes secure full planning permission for 5 luxury detached five bedroom executive homes in Woodcote Grove Road.
Streets Ahead Land and New homes launch 4 beautiful 4,000 sq ft. double fronted detached executive houses, occupying an enviable plot overlooking Surrey downs. Prices from £2.3 million.
Completion of 63 Higher Drive for development as the purchaser and vendor were advised by Streets Ahead Land and New Homes. New Homes launch development of 5 flats which attracts 100% reservation on launch day.
Streets Ahead Land and New Homes secure offer of £1,600,000 on Landmark property in Pollards Hill, Norbury, with planning permission for 5 detached houses.
Streets Ahead Land and New Homes instructed on 180 new apartments in Crystal Palace
Streets Ahead attend develop Croydon conference.
November 2017: Streets Ahead launch 34 Luxury apartments at Jessop Lodge, Central Croydon.
Streets Ahead launch 34 Luxury apartments at Jessop Lodge, Central Croydon, offered exclusively and are fully managed through Streets Ahead.
Streets Ahead Property Management moves to bigger premises at 219-221 Lower Addiscombe Road.
Andrew Hylton takes over in charge having been with Streets Ahead for many years and new positions are made available.
New flagship branch opens at 25 High Street, South Norwood.
Streets Ahead attend Estate Agency masters at InterContinental London, The O2 and win numerous awards.
Streets Ahead are delighted to welcome Kunal Patel to head up the lettings department
Streets Ahead are delighted to welcome Kunal Patel to head up the lettings department at 219-221 Lower Addiscombe Road. Kunal brings a wealth of experience as a Croydon Lettings agent.
We are delighted to welcome Diane Armstrong to our Croydon Central team.
Diane has been a well-known Croydon Estate Agent for over 20 years heading up both one of the most successful lettings and sales teams in the borough of Croydon and we are thrilled that she decided to join the Streets Ahead family.
Daniel Woods re-joins the Streets Ahead
Daniel Woods re-joins the Streets Ahead family as Head of Lettings after 3 years running a corporate operation with numerous lettings offices as an Area Director. Dan returns to Streets Ahead after starting his career as an apprentice 12 years ago.
Team Member Featured Profile – New Homes Director, Patrick Donnelly
Patrick Donnelly Land & New Homes Director Telephone: 020 8655 4783 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Branch: Patrick has been an estate agent in Croydon and the surrounding area for over 30 years and what Patrick doesn’t know about property isn’t worth knowing. Patrick is a fountain of knowledge to all the Streets Ahead family as […]
The Body Shop opens new £1 million beauty lab in East Croydon
Ethical cosmetics firm, The Body Shop has built a £1 million “beauty innovation hub” in Croydon to help create more of its products in-house. Some of The Body Shop’s most popular products will now be developed in Croydon, including a large range of body butters which come with a variety of scents including, strawberry, pink […]
Croydon Council granted £1.4m to help tackle homelessness within the borough
Croydon Council’s pioneering approach secures £1.4m to assist in tackling homelessness Croydon Council’s pioneering approach has secured £1.4million to help tackle rough sleeping in the borough and prevent homelessness among vulnerable families and individuals. Over the next four years, £400,000 will be dedicated to helping rough sleepers get off the borough’s streets and get their […]
Team Member Featured Profile – Nick Durkin
Nick Durkin Senior Lettings Manager Telephone: 020 8683 8112 Email: email@example.com Branch: Crystal Palace Nick marks over a decade with Streets Ahead this year. Having joined as a trainee lettings consultant he has worked his way through the ranks to become the senior lettings manager of the Crystal Palace branch. If it is happening in Crystal […]
Two new projects designed to let young people unleash their creativity are being launched this month by Croydon council’s youth team
A creative New Year for Croydon’s young people Two new projects designed to let young people unleash their creativity are being launched in the New Year by the council’s youth team. ‘Think it, film it’ and ‘creative art nights’ both take place at the Samuel Coleridge Taylor Centre, 192 Selhurst Road, South Norwood. The filming […]
Team Member Featured Profile – Our Superstar Marina Steel
The directors and all the staff at Streets Ahead are deeply shocked and saddened by the Sandilands tram accident and all those affected and their families are in our thoughts at this sad time.
Croydon Charity Nightwatch Chairman Jad Adams presented with The Lifetime Service to Croydon Award at this years annual Mayor’s Civic Awards
The fifth annual Mayor’s Civic Awards celebration has recognised and honoured the efforts and achievements of local people and organisations who have strived to make Croydon a better place to live and work. The 14 finalists who attended the awards ceremony in the Braithwaite Hall were drawn from more than 150 nominations made earlier in […]
Free events taking place in October throughout Croydon
Free events to suit every taste in October In the lead-up to the launch festival for Boxpark Croydon on 29 and 30 October Croydon Council is helping support and promote a series of events around the town that will appeal to a wide range of tastes. On Friday 21 October St George’s Walk will come […]
Police share top 10 tips to protect your home against burglars
A list of top ten tips on how to keep your home secure from burglars has been released by police as part of a new campaign where specialist manhunt teams will track down suspects and regular high visibility patrols will be carried out in hotspots. The seasonal initiative, which aims to prevent burglaries and crack […]
Streets Ahead sponsor Nightwatch 40th Anniversary Conference
Streets Ahead is sponsoring an important conference on homelessness to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Croydon charity Nightwatch. Marcus Jones MP, the Minister responsible for Government policy on homelessness, will lead experts in a discussion of the issues affecting homeless people at the conference in Croydon on September 21. They will look at what […]
Croydon prices rise again in spite of ‘referendum effect’ on rest of London
Croydon continues to buck the London trend with prices going up from May to June in spite of the ‘EU Referendum Effect.’ National property portal Rightmove’s monthly house price index for June 2016 shows the average price of a London home dropped by 0.2% (£971) in one month from May. But the average house price […]
Streets Ahead sponsoring a great day out at Croydon Food Festival
Thousands of foodies will descend on south Croydon this Sunday (26th June) to enjoy music, entertainment and fabulous cuisine at the Croydon Food Festival sponsored by Streets Ahead Estate Agents. South End – Croydon’s famous Restaurant Quarter – will close to make way for alfresco dining and over 70 stalls serving top class dishes from […]
Streets Ahead event experts draw 200 buy-to-let investors
More than 200 people got an exclusive insight into Croydon’s booming buy-to-let market from leading property experts at the second Streets Ahead Investor Event (Thursday, 2nd June). Top industry commentator Kate Faulkner and Croydon’s Deputy Leader Alison Butler, Councillor for Homes, Regeneration and Planning, gave delegates the inside track on investing in the local market at […]
Check out our new local area restaurant guides
Prospective home buyers often ask us about the amenities in the areas where they are looking to settle – and they regularly inquire about the restaurants nearby. The Croydon and Crystal Palace area have an excellent selection of restaurants to choose from. So we’ve compiled Fact Files on each of the areas where we have […]
Cumnor House pupils to design a car for Streets Ahead
Pupils at Cumnor House School are in the driving seat in a new competition to come up with an imaginative design for a Streets Ahead car. Throughout the month of June we will be inviting pupils at the school to enter the competition. The young artists who come up with the winning designs will receive […]
‘Croydon brand’ boom behind price surge says Streets Ahead director
First time buyers flocking to Croydon have pushed the average asking price of starter homes up faster in the borough than anywhere else in the country. Prices surged by 18.6% in Croydon over the past year to an average of £297,770, making it the nation’s top hotspot for first time buyer homes according to online […]
Get your FREE tickets now for our expert-led Investor Event on June 2
Tickets are going fast for the Streets Ahead Investor Event in Croydon College Conference Centre next month. Delegates at the free-to-attend Streets Ahead Estate Agents’ sponsored event on Thursday, 2nd June will be offered an exclusive insight into the Croydon buy-to-let market from a panel of top experts. Property media commentator and author, Kate Faulkner […]
TV property guru Kate Faulkner to address Investor Event
Get the inside track on investing in Croydon and the buy-to-let market from leading media property expert Kate Faulkner at the Streets Ahead Investor Event next month. Property expert Kate, who regularly features on national and local TV and radio, is the keynote speaker at the second Streets Ahead Investor Event in Croydon College Conference […]
Meet Michelle – our New Homes Sales Manager
Our New Homes Sales Manager Michelle Whittle is one of Streets Ahead’s most knowledgeable and trusted experts. She joins us this spring after five years working as senior sales advisor for Berkeley Homes at their prestigious Saffron Square development in Croydon. Michelle’s position at Streets Ahead takes in everything from implementing fresh ideas and innovations […]
London Marathon man Kai raises £2,399 for charity
Streets Ahead Sales Consultant Kai Seale raised an amazing £2,399 for the Shooting Start Chase charity when he ran the London Marathon. Kai, who is based at the Croydon Central branch, ran the 26 mile course around the streets of London in 5 hours, 57 minutes and 59 seconds on Sunday, 24th April. He is […]
Innovative new website puts our customers first
Streets Ahead’s bright new website will be even more focused on what our valued customers need and want from their estate agent. The new website, which went live this month, has a fresh new look, with easier to navigate sections, packed full of properties, news and information. The website was designed after extensive research and […]
Purley office has a makeover – and it’s a big hit with home hunters
Streets Ahead’s new look Purley office is already attracting lots of spring home hunters who are full of praise for the branch makeover.
New look South Croydon branch busy with upsurge of interest in popular Restaurant Quarter area
South Croydon – home to the famous Restaurant Quarter and the annual Croydon Food Festival – is flavour of the moment with house buyers. Streets Ahead, who’ve just completely refurbished their local Selsdon Road branch, say there’s been a real upsurge in inquiries from first time buyers to families hungry to move into the area. […]
Register your interest now in the Streets Ahead Spring Investor Tour
Streets Ahead is planning another Investor Tour this spring following the huge success of the 2015 event.
A new look for 2016 – our Crystal Palace branch starts the new year with a complete refurbishment
Streets Ahead’s busy Crystal Palace branch has been given a makeover! The totally refurbished office has been given an ultra-modern new look, both inside and outside, to bring it into line with our other branches for 2016. We asked manager Jola Bamigbola about the new-look office and the Crystal Palace property market. 1. What did the Crystal Palace […]
Streets Ahead wins top honours at the UK estate agency ‘Oscars’ – The Sunday Times and The Times Estate Agency of the Year
Streets Ahead took three top honours in the UK property industry’s most prestigious awards programme, The Sunday Times and The Times Estate Agency of the Year. Gold Award: left to right, Matt Dawson MBE, Gemma Fenwick, and Gary O’Hare. At a glittering ceremony in the opulent setting of The Lancaster London Hotel opposite Hyde Park on December 4, […]
Meet the Team: Patrick Donnelly, our Land & New Homes Director
Land and New Homes Director Patrick Donnelly beat some of the best estate agents in the country to make the final six in The Sunday Times and The Times Estate Agency Manager of the Year competition. Patrick, who was formerly the Manager of our Croydon Branch, was ‘honoured’ to be shortlisted in the prestigious national awards programme. […]
Our team celebrate double silver success at the prestigious Negotiator Awards.
Streets Ahead celebrated a double success at The Negotiator Awards this month. The glittering event, compered by talented TV impressionist, comedian, and writer Alistair McGowan, was held at The London Hilton Park Lane on 3rd November. Our own talented team picked up Silver in the Community Champion of the Year Award and Silver in the […]
Meet the Team: Jola Bamigbola, Sales Manager, Crystal Palace
This month we profile Crystal Palace Sales Manager Jola Bamigbola. After 10 years with the company Jola says that Streets Ahead is “my second family.” The Dad of two said: “I love the buzz of helping people make their wishes come true with regard to finding their dream home. It’s a great feeling when a deal […]
‘Croydon is booming! says new manager of revamped South Croydon branch
The new manager of Streets Ahead’s freshly refurbished South Croydon branch says the area is a property hotspot thanks to the buzz around the borough’s multi-billion pound regeneration. Jon Claustres, who has worked with the firm for five years, commented: “Croydon is booming at the moment, with Westfield coming to the area, it has really […]
Busy fundraising month puts Streets Ahead staff on schedule to hit £25,000 charity Foundation target for our 25th anniversary year
Streets Ahead staff are edging closer to their 2015 target to raise £25k for our charitable Foundation in our 25th year. They raised £195 from a pool tournament at the Whitehorse Pub in Selhurst last month. The tournament was won by Croydon Branch Lettings Manager, Daniel Thornton, who kindly gave his winnings to the Foundation. […]
It’s Streets Ahead every time for Nick and Marina
Between them Nick Durkin and Marina Steel have almost 35 years of service with Streets Ahead. As valued members of the 80 strong Streets Ahead team they contribute greatly to the success of the company. We asked them about their work – and how they like to spend their time away from the office. NICK […]
Coulsdon office given new look as village seems set to become the next Croydon property market hotspot
New residential developments are set to make the village of Coulsdon the next commuter property hotspot. The Cane Hill and Trinity Square developments and the arrival of a Waitrose and a Pizza Express are breathing new life into the village, which already has a thriving community and a good stock of quality housing. It also […]
Streets Ahead team tackle tough ‘Nuts Challenge’ assault course and raise £1,600 for our Foundation charity.
A Streets Ahead team took on the gruelling ‘Nuts Challenge’ race and raised £1,600 for our Foundation which raises funds for local charities and good causes. This commendable effort pushes the Foundation closer to the £25,000 target set to mark Streets Ahead’s 25th Anniversary. The 15 strong team tackled 7km of mud and obstacles with names […]
Get the inside track on the buoyant buy-to-let market at Streets Ahead Investor Forum this autumn – contact us to register your interest now
Buy-to-let and portfolio investors are invited to attend the second Streets Ahead Estate Agents Property Investor Forum in Croydon this autumn. Over 100 attendees at the inaugural Investors Forum at Croydon College Conference Centre in June were given an exclusive insight to the potential of the fast growing, multi-billion pound Croydon property market by a panel of […]
Two summer charity sports tournaments raise £7,000 for Streets Ahead Foundation – Directors thanks sponsors and supporters
Friends, staff and client of Streets Ahead Estate Agents have raised £7,000 from two summer sports tournaments for the firm’s Foundation for local charities. The latest event – the Streets Ahead Foundation 5-a-side football tournament at Whyteleafe Sports Club – attracted 120 players and raised £2,000 in an afternoon last week. The earlier event – […]
Streets Ahead 5-a-side tournament raises £2,000 for our Foundation helping local good causes
The first Streets Ahead Foundation charity 5-a-side football tournament at Whyteleafe Football Club got off to an amazing start raising £2,000 for local good causes. Despite early showers, the sun finally came out for the 120 players who turned out on Sunday morning (July 5th) for a great day of football. […]
Streets Ahead celebrate winning top titles in The Times and The Sunday Times Letting Agency of the Year Awards for fourth year in a row
Streets Ahead Estate Agents beat hundreds of other firms to win two of the most coveted titles in The Times and The Sunday Times Letting Agency of the Year 2015 awards. For the fourth year running, we retained the Best Small Lettings Agent in the South East title, and the Gold Award for Best Customer […]
Highly successful Streets Ahead Property Investor Forum gives delegates inside track on Croydon’s buy-to-let investment potential
Delegates at the first Streets Ahead Estate Agents Property Investor Forum learned that Croydon property prices outperformed central London by 3% with a 19% increase in the past calendar year. Over 100 portfolio investors and first time buy-to-let investors were being given an exclusive insight to the potential of the fast growing, multi-billion pound Croydon […]
Golf tournament raises £5,000 for Streets Ahead Estate Agents Foundation to help local charities and good causes.
Fourteen teams of keen golfers raised £5,000 for The Streets Agents Estate Agents Foundation at a fantastic charity golf day at Addington Golf Club. Streets Ahead Estate Agents’ Managing Director Bob Hay said he was “absolutely delighted” with the sum raised for The Foundation, which helps local charities and causes. “I want to thank everyone […]
Streets Ahead directors credit “hardworking and passionate staff” for the company’s 25 year success story in a new video to mark our anniversary year
Streets Ahead Estate Agents Managing Director Bob Hay and Director Gary O’Hare have praised the firm’s hard working and passionate staff in a new video to mark the 25th anniversary year of the firm. Both said they have been “blessed” with great staff over the years who were hard working and ambitious to succeed within […]
Streets Ahead make little Elena’s dream job come true for the day!
Little Elena Buckingham is already Streets Ahead when it comes to choosing her future career. The seven year old from Norwood was inspired to become an estate agent after Dad Terry and Mum Tracy bought and sold several family homes through Streets Ahead Estate Agents in Croydon. Terry and Tracy Buckingham with their daughter Elena, […]
Crowds cheer on runners in Streets Ahead half marathon
The Streets Ahead Croydon Half-Marathon was an outstanding success as crowds turned out on Sunday to cheer on a strong field of runners and raise over £5,000 for charity. Spectators enjoyed family entertainment and activities as well as a barbecue laid on by Streets Ahead Estate Agents, who were sponsoring the event for the fifth […]
The Mayor of Croydon congratulates Streets Ahead for a “quarter century of service” to the borough at sparkling 25th anniversary party
Streets Ahead Estate Agents was praised by the Mayor of Croydon for “a quarter of a century of service” at a special party to celebrate our 25th Anniversary. Mayor Manju Shahul-Hameed was guest of honour at the sparkling event in the Streets Ahead flagship office in Croydon High Street on Thursday night. In her speech […]
Marina’s surprise award for sterling service
Streets Ahead launched its 25th anniversary celebrations by surprising long serving member of staff Marina Steel with the gift of a Rolex watch. Marina, whose nephew is Croydon-based X Factor winner Ben Haenow, has been with the estate agency since it was founded 25 years ago by Managing Director Bob Hay and Director Gary O’Hare. […]
Agent praised after giving £5,000 to Croydon Nightwatch homeless charity
Staff at Streets Ahead have won warm praise for their ‘brilliant’ backing of the town’s homeless charity Croydon Nightwatch. Streets Ahead have been long standing supporters of the charity, which has helped thousands of homeless people since it was founded almost 40 years ago. Jad Adams of Nightwatch, the charity which helps homeless people in […]
Morello leads an exciting new era
The third exciting phase of Croydon’s £168million showcase Morello new homes development has just been unveiled by Menta Redrow. Morello – a flagship project within the town’s multi-billion pound redevelopment – will turn a largely derelict site next to East Croydon station into a vibrant, sustainable new community. Investors have already bought up almost all […]