Frequently Asked Questions

Do the flats have outdoor space?

Some of our apartments have balconies and you will also be able to enjoy our large residents’ deck with a lido overlooking the wetlands. We also have a resident only gardens and a landscaped area with a play area and tennis court for all to enjoy.

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What pets am I allowed?

Our flats are pet friendly however we do have a few restrictions on what type, sizes and breeds can stay with us. As a general guide, small and medium pets are ok, but large ones may not be. Your rent will be slightly higher with a pet, this is to cover cleaning and general wear and tear.

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Is furniture included in the rent?

Our apartments come with a bespoke furniture collection included in your rental agreement at no extra cost. We’ve thought of every detail – from the sustainable sofa fabric, to the king-sized sumptuous beds in every bedroom – every piece has been crafted with our new residents in mind. Or you can choose an unfurnished apartment where you can bring your own furniture if you prefer. The choice is yours.

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What is the minimum contract length?

Contracts start from 6 months - 5 years, we have flexible contracts to suit you. We also only ask for 2 months notice before you vacate.

Is Wifi included?

Free high speed broadband comes set up and free in every apartment.

Do you have to pay to use the gym?

No! Our residents only on-site gym is one of our amenities at Blackhorse Mills, so all residents can use the gym and yoga studio at a time that suits them with no extra cost.

When are you able to move in?

We’re hoping to welcome residents towards the end of 2019.

Is there an initial deposit and if so, how much is it?

We ask for a dilapidation deposit of one month's rent when you move in (this is refunded at the end of your tenancy on condition of the property being returned in a good condition).

What’s included in the rent?
  • Your apartment
  • WiFi
  • Cycle storage
  • Onsite team
  • Flexible contracts
  • All our great amenities:
    • Lido
    • Gym and studio
    • Residents deck
    • Games room
    • Working areas
    • Private dining room

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Who is my landlord?

Blackhorse Mills is a build-to-rent property created and managed by Legal & General. Legal & General are looking to standardise and improve the quality of renting for city dwellers by recognising the preference of the modern renter and offering ease of living through amenities offer, residents services and quality, crafted design.

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Are any flats for sale

No, our apartments are only available to rent, however we offer long term contracts of up to 5 years.


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What our residents say

Don’t just take it from us, see what some of our residents think about living in a Legal & General home.

Beautifully designed and quiet area to live. The on-site team are amazing and strive to look after every resident, whatever their needs. Would recommend.

Spring Wharf resident

Seamless process from start to finish with the team going the extra mile to make sure that the moving process was easy. Hats off to the development, the build quality and the team.

Spring Wharf resident

The apartments are top of the line, beautiful and modern. The team have been wonderful, patient, knowledgeable. Love this building.

The Slate Yard resident

Really nice atmosphere, the staff are incredibly helpful and friendly and the apartments are really comfortable.

The Slate Yard resident

This is the best place we have lived yet.

Philip, The Slate Yard resident

The team have been incredibly welcoming and made the transition so much easier. Highly recommend.

The Slate Yard resident

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