Vauxhall, an area in the London Borough of Lambeth, was once known for being run-down, neglected and no-one’s first choice as a place to live. This is changing, however, and Vauxhall is set to be regenerated and transformed to become an ideal location for anyone wishing to move to London. The Vauxhall Nine Elms Battersea (VNEB) regeneration is the largest regeneration area in central London, set to transform the area by 2030. As Vauxhall estate agents will tell you, now … Read more ›
Nine Elms is a district of London in the Borough of Wandsworth, between Battersea and Vauxhall. As it was a largely an industrial area, it isn’t always people’s first choice when choosing property. However, there are homes along the riverside and plenty of beautiful property to let in Nine Elms, and a wealth of reasons to invest there.
The most obvious reason is, of course, the current development involving around £15 billion investment in transforming barely used land into luxury apartments. … Read more ›
The UK’s tallest residential building looks set to be constructed on the doorstep of Canary Wharf estate agents after London Mayor Boris Johnson did not oppose the plans for South Quay.
The Isle of Dogs’ South Quay Plaza will reach 722ft (220m) at its highest and have 888 residential units – including 188 affordable homes – and span 68 floors. According to Canary Wharf estate agents, this is a reduced number compared to original plans. Construction on what looks set to … Read more ›
Nine Elms is a district of London in the north-eastern corner of the London Borough of Wandsworth between Battersea and Vauxhall. Within Nine Elms is central London’s last industrial district, described as largely derelict and in need of regeneration. Nine Elms is the final part of the South Bank – dubbed London’s ‘Third City’ – to be renewed and transformed. The area consists of 195 hectares of land on the South Bank of the River Thames, under a mile … Read more ›
Although it is a world-renowned business and financial hub, with a workforce of almost 100,000 and many millions of square feet of commercial property space, there are plenty of desirable residential flats for sale in Canary Wharf.
There is a wider range of options when looking for property than you might have thought – from luxurious Thames-view apartments to reasonably priced investment opportunities or first-time buyer homes on the Isle of Dogs. Once you start exploring flats for sale, Canary Wharf … Read more ›
Renting has had an interesting history in the UK. Up until the late 1960s it was considered a normal option for people of all social classes, but after this time, due to a number of problems involving rogue landlords, it fell out of favour and was considered more downmarket and less desirable.
The total number of people renting across Britain has doubled in the last ten years or so up to almost five million. This is reflected in the pattern across … Read more ›