The prices have of homes in both the rental and the sales market have rocketed in Slough and all surrounding areas since Crossrail have announced that they would be updating the lines, and making it even the connections between Slough and London faster then ever before! New figures have revealed that the prices will rise by as much as £250,000 in Sales. They have risen 49% in the last 6 months.
The project that the Crossrail has began will be a £16 billion link starting from Reading and Heathrow passing through London Paddington through to Essex and Kent.
Iver is predicted to have the biggest rise, at 49%. Information from Zoopla suggests that the current average for a house in Iver is £517,467. This would mean an increase of £250,000 from now to 2019.
Any areas with 15 minute walks to train stations will see the highest rise. The Crossrail are going to pin areas like Langley, Iver and Burnham on the map as they will be perfect options for city workers to find a cheaper home than London Central.