The Corniche designed by Foster + Partners.

The Corniche designed by Foster + Partners.

The Corniche next to The Dumont and Merano Residences.

The Corniche next to The Dumont and Merano Residences.

The Corniche and The Dumont Marketing Suite on Albert Embankment in July 2017

The Corniche and The Dumont Marketing Suite on Albert Embankment in July 2017

The Corniche development in July 2017

The Corniche development in July 2017

The Corniche development before completion in July 2017.

The Corniche development before completion in July 2017.

Screen capture of The Corniche page on St James site at

Screen capture of The Corniche page on St James site at

15. March 2013

The Corniche

20-21 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TJ
Mixed use

Description of The Corniche

The Corniche is a residential development on the bank of the River Thames at 20-21 Albert Embankment in Nine Elms, London SE1.

The development offered apartments for private sale and affordable homes for senior living.

- Infinity Pool, Spa and Vitality Room
- Skyline Club Lounge and Terrace
- 24 Hour Concierge
- Secure Underground Parking

The development has magnificent views of some of London's most iconic landmarks including the Houses of Parliament, Battersea Power Station, The City and London Bridge. The Corniche will offer a selection of luxurious one, two and three bedroom apartments and penthouses including a unique range of facilities for residents.

There were 3 commercial units at the Corniche at the time of completion - B1a (11,362 sq ft offices), A3 restaurant (3,283 sq ft) and A3 Cafe (1,453 sq ft).

The Corniche is one of the three buildings that make up Albert Embankment Plaza. Two others are The Dumont and Merano Residences.


2018 - Evening Standard New Homes Awards Winner 2018 -
The Corniche show apartment won for the Evening Standard, Homes & Property Best Luxury Home category.
2017 - Occupations from Winter 2017.
2012 - The site was acquired by St James in February 2012.


*What is the meaning of The Corniche?
A corniche is a road on the side of a mountain.

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The nearest tube, train and bus stations.
Vauxhall Rail Station
Salamanca Street
344, 360, 77

News: (7)

New Show Apartment launching at the Corniche on the 10th February!

27/01/2018 08:46 by Buildington

New photos of The Corniche development from July 2017!

29/07/2017 09:00 by Buildington

Last chance to buy at The Corniche! Prices now range from £3,600,000 – £7,000,000!

26/07/2017 10:47 by Buildington

Show apartment launch at The Corniche 25th February 2017!

25/01/2017 10:40 by Buildington

Last chance to buy! 3 bedroom apartments, penthouses for£3,350,000 – £7,300,000, completing in Q1 2018.

Contact St James.

13/01/2017 08:38 by Buildington

St James has launched the Skyline Collection at The Corniche - a premium range of seven luxury apartments, which is the final release of homes at its iconic scheme on Albert Embankment.

With 95% of The Corniche now sold, the release of the final collection of apartments signals the last chance to buy at the landmark scheme designed by Foster + Partners, and highlights the exceptional demand to live in central London's newest prime waterfront address.

The new homes form a significant part of St James' wider regeneration of Albert Embankment that comprises a trio of schemes, including Merano Residences and The Dumont. Once complete, that developments will transform the stretch along the Thames into a thriving mixed-use destination that can be enjoyed by residents and visitors alike.

The launch of the homes coincides with the unveiling of a new sales and marketing suite at the scheme: the very first opportunity for buyers to experience life at The Corniche since construction began in 2013.

The new release of contemporary residences offer substantial and well-proportioned living spaces, comprising three ensuite bedrooms and an open plan kitchen and living area. Each home enjoys at least one spacious balcony set within the curved bays of the building, providing a seamless extension of the internal spaces.

Designed by celebrated interior design practice Goddard Littlefair, the homes showcase the highest standards in craftsmanship that truly set the benchmark for luxury living. Featuring a host of leading brands including Miele, Dornbracht, and Vileroy and Boch, the interiors combine contemporary appliances with a sophisticated palette of natural stone, timber and polished chrome to achieve a luxurious finish befitting of the location.

The scheme is introducing 252 apartments in total, spread across three distinctive buildings ranging from 15-27 storeys in height. The landmark development presents a dynamic contrast to the architectural styles of Merano Residences (Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners) and The Dumont (David Walker Architects), yet together will form a striking new skyline for one of the most iconic stretches of the Thames.

The Corniche provides residents will a range of five-star amenities that are a highly sought-after asset in central London living. A stylish Skyline club lounge on the 19th floor provides a space to relax and socialise against the backdrop of the city, while a health and wellness facility offers the luxuries of an infinity pool, spa and gym. Residents benefit from a 24-hour concierge service as well as access to a cinema room and entertainment suite in neighbouring building - The Dumont. Secure basement parking is also provided.

The project is due for completion in autumn 2017. Three-bedroom apartments within the Skyline Collection start from £3.35m. For further information contact St James.

13/11/2016 12:52 by Buildington

Lambeth Council has approved plans for St James Group’s new mixed-use scheme at 20-21 Albert Embankment in London. Consent was granted for three landmark buildings designed by Foster + Partners, ranging from 15 to 27 storeys in height and providing 253 apartments, including affordable homes for senior living, along with offices, restaurants and a residents’ bar, gym, pool and spa.

The scheme is the latest development to achieve planning in Nine Elms – a 195-hectare site between Lambeth Bridge and Chelsea Bridge on the South Bank, which represents the largest regeneration initiative in Europe. The £15 billion Nine Elms project will include 16,000 new homes and 6.4million sq ft commercial space with planning consent.

Cllr Lib Peck, Leader of Lambeth Council:
“This new development on Albert Embankment is another important stage of the transformation of Vauxhall. Developments like 20-21 Albert Embankment are essential to bringing new jobs, new affordable homes and inward investment into Lambeth which will secure our long-term economic growth.”

Sean Ellis, Chairman of St James:
“St James is in the fortunate position of owning a number of developments that will have a lasting impact on London and in this case its riverscape. This is a responsibility we take very seriously and are therefore committed to working with the world’s best architects and designers to produce developments which help enhance our world class city. Over 90% of the homes will have their own balcony, many with stunning views of the river and the Houses of Parliament. In addition, St James has carefully considered the landscape architecture as part of the wider strategy, delivering public realm spaces on all three sites that will be of exceptional quality.”

Grant Brooker, Senior Partner at Foster + Partners:
“We are absolutely delighted that 20-21 Albert Embankment has received planning permission – working alongside our clients at St James and with great support from Lambeth and the GLA, we hope to transform this important and highly visible site into a vibrant riverside community that sets a benchmark for the regeneration of this part of the river.”

Source: Foster & Partners

16/03/2013 01:55 by Buildington

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