Outdoor space in London is often the most coveted, existing as a safe haven from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Renew by Tom Dixon Design Research Studio, an entire floor dedicated to wellness and relaxation has been unveiled at Upper Riverside, a new neighbourhood at Knight Dragon’s 150-acre London regeneration project, Greenwich Peninsula.
Located on the 15th floor of No.2 Upper Riverside, Renew features an expansive roof terrace for open-air exercise. With views across The Thames and London’s sky line, the terrace provides an inviting space, bringing residents outside of their home to a place where they can unwind and take part in activities such as sunset yoga or morning HIIT classes.
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The Floral Court Collection, is a boutique development in the heart of historic Covent Garden, the 31 bespoke residences represent a rare opportunity to live in the heart of one of London’s great estates. A selection of the apartments offer exceptional outside space designed for entertaining, the expansive terraces offer an impressive area to host alfresco dinner parties and drinks receptions for a large number of guests.
Berkeley Homes (South East London) has launched its final three-bedroom penthouse at South Quay Plaza. To launch the penthouse, a unique interior dressing scheme has been designed by Dara Huang, founder of Design Haus Liberty. Future residents of the penthouse will benefit from exclusive membership to The Quay Club which includes access to the resident’s club lounge on the 56th floor, with a large bar and expansive outside roof terrace boasting stunning views of London’s skyline.
Fitzroy Gate is an exclusive development, set within the historic grounds of a beautifully-restored riverside estate in Old Isleworth, bordering Richmond and St Margarets. The development will transform this seven-acre site into a luxury gated estate of four, five and six-bedroom townhouses.
Enclosed by the original estate walls, the site’s particular stretch of the Thames is one of the last remaining natural river banks along the Thames. Almost half of the development is dedicated to open space, with three acres of fully-landscaped private parkland to the rear of the estate, featuring mature trees and a beautiful water feature.In addition to the ample green space, homes at Fitzroy Gate are perfect for residents looking to make the most of the British Summer – each home benefits from its own secluded garden, and many offer views to the river via terraces on the first floor.
Prince of Wales Drive is regenerating a former gasworks into a new community of 955 homes, situated moments from Battersea Park.Complementing the continued transformation of the Battersea area, 2.5 acres of the site will feature relaxing landscaped gardens and open space, designed by renowned urban planners Gillespies. This will include a central courtyard with a serene water feature, two new public squares, free-flowing gardens, picnic areas and places for children to play, offering a haven of tranquillity away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Residents of the development will also benefit from a suite of private facilities including a swimming pool (17m) and spa, featuring a beautifully-designed vitality pool, sauna and steam room. For additional outdoor space, residents can enjoy a landscaped roof terrace, with zen garden and pavilion, on the 8th floor.
St James’ White City Living is the highly-anticipated next chapter of the vast White City regeneration area. Situated in the heart of Zone Two, in a prime position with White City and Wood Lane tube stations on the doorstep, White City Living will introduce over 1,800 new homes, set alongside complementary retail and commercial space – all surrounded by eight-acres of open space including a five-acre public park.
Designed by award-winning landscape architecture practice, Murdoch Wickham, the landscape will provide distinctive, interlinked garden areas of varying sizes and uses with shared access routes, water features and extensive seasonal planting for green space all year round. White City Living’s outdoor space will also feature a ‘calm zone’ park, defined by an expanse of serene water installations which will be illuminated by night. This area will feature decked areas extending over the water connecting sheltered, outdoor communal terraces for residents’ use.
A significant proportion of the landscaping and five-acre public park will be delivered as part of the first phase of development, ensuring residents are able to enjoy bright open spaces and an outdoor lifestyle from day one. Additionally, residents at White City Living will benefit from a swimming pool with adjoining sun terrace, ideal for cooling-off during the warm summer months.
Lillie Square have unveiled a new apartment on the 13th floor of One Lillie Square. The three bedroom apartment enjoys beautiful views across the garden square and towards the capital’s spectacular skyline. The new launch follows the opening of the Resident’s Clubhouse late last year and provides the latest opportunity to experience life at London’s newest garden square address. The Lillie Square development is the ultimate offering in luxury residential and sets the bar for exclusive luxury leisure facilities for residents (20m pool, fitness gym, health spa, sauna, steam room, private dining, screening room and members lounge).
Enjoy a piece of London paradise.
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