Affordable housing developer Pocket Living launches new decvelopment in Walthamstow

Jan 19, 2018

Gainsford Road E17 is a brand new four-storey building with 45 one bedroom Pocket homes for sale, reserved for first time buyers living or working in the Borough of Waltham Forest. 

Conveniently located near lively Walthamstow high street and its magnificent market, the building is within walking distance of the great green space, theatres, cinemas, galleries, shops, cafes and restaurants that fill the local area. Walk 10 minutes in any direction and you can take your pick of the 4 local tube and train stations: Walthamstow Central, Blackhorse Road, St James Street and Walthamstow Queen's Road stations. Lively Stratford and Hackney are only a 20 minute cycle away – there’s plenty to explore! 

Designed by east London architects Gort Scott, the building has a landscaped courtyard, a great green space for all residents to enjoy, and plenty of secure cycle storage. Each one bedroom home is built to Pocket Living’s award-winning design specification, making the best use of all available space and incorporating features which perfectly fit the way London city makers live today: 

  • Oversized windows for loads of natural light 
  • Well-designed, integrated lighting 
  • Central heating 
  • Fully fitted kitchen with built in hob, oven and integrated fridge with freezer compartment 
  • Wood laminate flooring throughout
  • Modern insulation to keep the heat in & running costs low  

Pocket homes are discounted by at least 20% to the local market and therefore buyers must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Have a household income of no more than £90,000
  • Live or work in the Borough of Waltham Forest
  • Not own any property

Prices start from £264,000 and Help to Buy is available, which means that you can purchase a home at Gainsford Road E17 with a deposit of just 5%. 

For more information, visit the Pocket Living website ( or to arrange a viewing, register for a My Pocket account at

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