Nearly 90% of the apartments at Southbank Place have now been sold, reaching a total sales value of £593m.
Remaining apartments are expected to sell out before completion in 2019. Prices currently start from £2,145,000.
15/05/2018 21:30 by Buildington
Marks & Spencer, Gail’s Bakery, Knight Frank and Boots are the first retail tenants at the iconic Southbank Place development, reports Canary Wharf Group.
Over 18,800 sq. ft. of retail space to be occupied by the four major brands.
The 5.25 acre mixed-use site that surrounds the Shell building will in total provide 48,000 sq. ft. of shops, restaurants and bars, plus 530,000 sq. ft. of office space once complete.
Upon completion of the development Marks & Spencer will open a larger format, 10,000 sq. ft. food store providing a full and wide-ranging offering of fresh produce and high-quality groceries.
Marks & Spencer will be complemented by artisan baker, Gail’s Bakery launching a 1,185 sq. ft. outlet, bringing an award-winning range of freshly-baked breads, pastries and cakes, as well as a full-service café. Boots will occupy a unit of almost 5,000 sq ft., while Knight Frank will open its flagship office at Southbank Place, taking a 2,410 sq. ft. unit.
Visited by over 22 million people each year, the South Bank is one of London’s most popular tourist destinations, with Southbank Place set to become the jewel in the crown of the area. The development, which features seven beautifully designed buildings, will include a prominent piazza and collection of public squares providing the perfect destination to live, work and relax.
Stuart Fyfe, Head of Retail Leasing at Canary Wharf Group, commented: “There has been a lot of interest in the retail and commercial space at Southbank Place and we couldn’t be happier to be unveiling this exciting collection of new tenants so early into the construction process. The new retail outlets are the perfect fit for what we’re looking to deliver, offering fantastic onsite amenities for the thousands of people that will live, work and visit in the years to come.”
Commenting on the announcement, Richard Oakes, Sales & Marketing Director, Europe, Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company, said: “To be able to welcome some of the best-known names in retail to Southbank Place, two years before completion, is testament to the attractiveness and prominence of the development. Situated between the South Bank and Waterloo, Southbank Place will become a destination in itself with residents and visitors providing incredible foot flow across the site.”
Harry Chichester, Asset Director, Almacantar, said: “The South Bank is already London’s leading cultural destination and these lettings will further cement Southbank Place as an impeccable area to live, work and enjoy. Along with Shell and WeWork, we look forward to welcoming the tenants to One and Two Southbank Place next year.”
The announcement of the new retail occupants at Southbank Place follows the recent deal by Almacantar to let over 280,000 sq. ft. of office space at Two Southbank Place to WeWork, the innovative shared workspace provider.
Developed by Braeburn Estates, a joint venture between Canary Wharf Group plc and Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company, the site will in total provide 48,000 sq. ft. of shops, restaurants and bars, plus 530,000 sq. ft. of office space, and a direct entrance to London Waterloo Station. Almacantar will be the landlord of One and Two Southbank Place.
The mixed use scheme is a major source of job creation, presenting new opportunities for employment both during construction and in the long-term. Once completed the development is expected to provide over 6,000 jobs, while the construction project will continue over the next two years and is anticipated to have supported over 13,000 construction and supply chain jobs over the lifetime of the build process.
Currently in its third phase, Southbank Place’s latest residential offering is Belvedere Gardens, a collection of 97 apartments arranged across conjoined 10 and 20 storey buildings. These design-driven apartments will vary in price and size, with all one-bedroom apartments sold, two-bedroom apartments start from £2.145 million.
Purchasers at Southbank Place will benefit from the highest quality of living, with access to over 18,000 sq. ft. of residents-only amenities floor, which will include his and hers steam and sauna rooms, a gymnasium, a 25-metre swimming pool, treatment rooms, wet room and gym classes. Residents will also be able to make use of an outdoor terrace and residents’ lounge, ideal for social gatherings and business meetings alike.
For more information on Southbank Place or to book an appointment in the marketing suite visit www.southbank-place.com.
03/08/2017 21:06 by Buildington
Two Southbank Place will be WeWork’s biggest base in the world.
Almacantar has already pre-let 250,000 sq ft to Shell on the site – meaning the entire redevelopment has been filled a year ahead of expectations, the company said.
The site is part of a larger Southbank Place £1.3bn development of the space, owned by Canary Wharf Group and Qatari Diar.
10/06/2017 08:18 by Buildington
Belvedere Gardens building at South Bank development is launching 29th September 2016! Beautifully designed 97 apartments, prices starting from £1,050,000.*
Register now at Southbank-place.com.
25/08/2016 19:08 by Buildington
Homes at 30 Casson Square were launched yesterday!
Potential homeowners are being offered a second opportunity to secure a new home in the sought-after Southbank Place, London’s new residential quarter, as the development’s second building, 30 Casson Square, went on sale yesterday.
Since the launch in September 2015, over 80% of the apartments from One Casson Square (formerly One York Square) have already been sold.
The developers are offering a first glimpse of the interiors of 30 Casson Square in the coveted development on the globally recognised 5.25 acre Shell Centre, as well as starting prices for the cutting-edge homes.
Industry-leading interior designers, Johnson Naylor, and architects Squire and Partners have continued to work together to create the outstanding space and seamlessly integrate quality high-spec interiors. Calm and contemporary, with an emphasis on natural light and the views across London and the Thames, the apartments are split over 29 levels, comprising 26 studio apartments, 67 one-bedrooms, 56 two-bedrooms, 14 three-bedrooms and one four-bedroom duplex penthouse.
Each of the 164 apartments will be fitted to the very highest of standards, with Miele appliances and Quartz technical stone work surfaces throughout the kitchens, well designed bathrooms, as well as bespoke detailing designed by Johnson Naylor.
Set on Level One, residents will have access to an exclusive lounge and screening room providing a multifunctional and flexible area, with business and meeting facilities, as well as a relaxation space.
Located on the site of the Festival of Britain, Casson Square has been named as a tribute to Sir Hugh Casson, former Director of Architecture for the Festival of Britain, celebrating the design and architectural history of the area.
Potential buyers have the opportunity to view show apartments including fixtures, fabrics and design layouts in the development’s prestigious marketing suite in the Grade II listed County Hall building, the interiors of which have been exclusively designed by designers Goddard Littlefair.
These design-driven apartments will vary in price and size, with a studio starting from £650,000, one bedroom apartments from £750,000, two bedroom apartments from £1.2m and three bedroom apartments from £3.6m.
Commenting on the announcement, Murray Levinson, Partner at Squire and Partners, said: “Five months since the launch of Southbank Place, we are excited to reveal the second building in London’s new residential development, 30 Casson Square. Squire and Partners’ designs create an elegant residential landmark, set across 29 levels with dual aspect apartments affording residents unparalleled views of London’s stunning skyline via full height windows and projecting balconies. Conceived as a partner building to One Casson Square, 30 Casson Square is expressed as a crisp stone frame crafted with bespoke bronze details, and topped with a dramatic four storey glazed lantern containing three exceptional penthouse apartments.”
Fiona Naylor, founding partner of Johnson Naylor, added: “We have created contemporary, intelligent spaces using materials in a considered, balanced palette, gently referencing the urban context and history of the location in texture and detail. It’s not about imposing a style or way of living. The apartments are intended as a quiet backdrop to life, allowing the homemaker to add their furniture, art and objects to create the final layer.”
Those seeking information about buying or wishing to view the marketing suite can visit www.southbank-place.com.
04/03/2016 10:03 by Buildington
Thirty Casson Square at South Bank Place is launching 3rd March 2016!
Studio prices from £650,000, 1-beds from £750,000, 2-beds from £1,2m, 3-beds from £3,6m.
For more information please visit www.southbank-place.com.
12/02/2016 17:23 by Buildington
Canary Wharf Contractors’ Southbank Place development has been awarded ‘Ultra Site’ status via an initiative it jointly pioneered with the Considerate Constructors Scheme to improve standards throughout the construction industry.
The Central London location brings specific challenges to construction teams to ensure the neighbourhood isn’t unduly disrupted during construction.
The Considerate Constructors Scheme launched the Ultra Sites concept at the beginning of 2015. The new level of attainment will raise standards and collaboration between clients, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers giving companies throughout the supply chain the opportunity to get involved. In turn the stakeholders around an Ultra Site will feel the benefits of the highest level of considerate construction standards to date.
Canary Wharf Contractors approached CCS three years ago to request help to create better collaboration across the industry. Ultra Sites are now being piloted by a consortium of some of the industry’s leading construction organisations including Galliford Try Partnerships, Land Securities, Mulalley, Rydon and The Berkeley Group Holdings plc.
Ultra Sites status is awarded to those sites that take considerate construction to the highest level by requiring a number of suppliers and subcontractors engaged in the site are also registered with the Scheme. In so doing, the benefits of the Scheme are extended to many who might not otherwise register. The sites will be regularly monitored and must commit to operating at the very highest standards across the Scheme’s Code of Considerate Practice.
Cormac MacCrann, Managing Director of Canary Wharf Contractors Limited, said: “We were delighted to be the first choice construction company to work with CCS on the creation of the Ultra Sites concept. Our award winning construction sites are staunch supporters of the Considerate Constructors Scheme and we believe that Ultra Site will help us and our supply chain create new standards for considerate construction. This will bring significant benefits to our work force and to the local community.”
Edward Hardy, Chief Executive of the Considerate Constructors Scheme said: “Ultra Sites are the next level of achieving even greater standards and collaboration across the entire industry. The Considerate Constructors Scheme is thrilled that Canary Wharf Contractors have offered this commitment at the exciting Southbank Place development. We look forward to helping the Site’s performance to be raised even further”.
29/09/2015 23:02 by Buildington
First properties in Southbank Place development went on sale today.
Over 3,000 people have pre-registered their interest in the development since the end of July, which will offer up to 877 apartments when completed, reported Canary Wharf Group.
One York Square is the first residential building to be launched in the scheme from joint developers Canary Wharf Group and Qatari Diar on the 5.25 acre Shell Centre site on the capital’s South Bank.
One York Square is the product of a collaboration between architects Squire and Partners and interior designers Johnson Naylor, offering 199 well designed apartments – the majority enjoying dual aspect living rooms and stunning views across London. The prices for the apartments start at £540,000 for a studio, £685,000 for a one bedroom, and £1,000,000 for a two bedroom apartment.
Southbank Place is being launched from the development’s prestigious marketing suite in the Grade II listed County Hall building, which sits close to the Shell Centre. Formerly the office of Greater London Council leader Ken Livingstone and later the headquarters of The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund, the suite has been painstakingly refurbished by renowned interior designers Goddard Littlefair.
Commenting on today’s launch, Richard Oakes, Sales & Marketing Director, Europe, Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company said: “It is incredibly satisfying to see the sales of our prestigious development begin. This is the first step towards the creation of a new community which will not only draw from the existing vibrancy of the area, but will add to it with green spaces, affordable homes, and office and retail spaces to provide new jobs.
We are proud to be creating a new destination within an established cultural centre, and the interest which has been shown by prospective buyers for today’s launch demonstrates how their desire to become part of the future of the vibrant South Bank area.”
Canary Wharf Group’s Head of Residential Sales, Brian De’ath added: “For some time we have worked closely on the development of this project with growing excitement, and it is not surprising that the collaboration between internationally admired architects and designers is catching the attention of potential homeowners.
Not only will buyers have the chance to live in one of London’s most anticipated and desirable residential developments, but from today they will become a part of the next generation of the South Bank, one of London’s most beloved and culturally rich destinations.”
Visit www.southbank-place.com for more information.
17/09/2015 21:45 by Buildington
Prices and previews of anticipated Southbank Place development have been released.
A first glimpse inside Southbank Place, one of London’s most desirable residential developments, has been released. Images of One York Square, the first of seven buildings to be developed as part of the scheme, reveal spacious, dual aspect apartments with cool interiors, offering contemporary living on the banks of the River Thames.
To coincide with the release, Southbank Place developers Canary Wharf Group and Qatari Diar have also unveiled the prices of the first homes in One York Square, which will house 199 apartments in total. Studios are available from £540,000 one bedroom apartments from £685,000 and two bedroom apartments from £1,000,000.
The stunning computer-generated images show the product of intensive collaboration between world-class architects and interior designers, Squire and Partners and Johnson Naylor. Their work responds to the urban context of the development in the cultural epicentre of London while capitalising on the dramatic vistas of the River Thames.
The details of the scheme are released at the same time as Knight Frank residential research, which demonstrates the potential returns on investment available in the area. Significant regeneration projects and close proximity to transport and amenities have driven a surge in popularity for London’s South Bank in recent years. The latest price performance figures highlight that the area has outperformed the wider Prime Central London average by 9.8% over the last three years.
The recent launch of registrations for Southbank Place is testament to the strong demand on the South Bank, with over 2,000 would-be-buyers expressing their interest within the first week.
One York Square is one of seven buildings to be developed on the 5.25 acre Shell Centre site, with the Shell Tower sitting at its heart. Upon launch, prospective buyers can visit the development’s prestigious marketing suite, designed by industry-leading interior designers, Goddard Littlefair. The Grade II listed building of County Hall, which was formerly the office of Greater London Council leader, Ken Livingstone and later the interim headquarters of The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund, will allow buyers to experience mock-up apartments and the exquisite riverside views.
Commenting on today’s release, Khaled Al Sayed, CEO, Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company said: “The release of the apartment prices brings us closer to the launch of our prestigious development, bringing new homes to Londoners. Our aspiration for Southbank Place is to create an iconic landmark in one of London’s most prized locations that positively enriches the local community and enhances the South Bank’s reputation for culture and innovation. Together with Canary Wharf Group, Qatari Diar promises to deliver an outstanding new development and vibrant quarter on the banks of the River Thames which is set to become one of the most desirable places to visit, work and live in the world”
Canary Wharf Group’s Chairman and CEO, Sir George Iacobescu added: “Today marks yet another exciting milestone in the development of Southbank Place. Our architects and designers have worked hard to deliver a scheme that complements and enriches London’s South Bank for generations to come. Now, we are focused on bringing this vision to life and giving back to the South Bank community through the creation of affordable housing and generation of local employment in the construction phase and beyond. The vision of this scheme demonstrates what an outstanding development Southbank Place will be and the positive contribution it will make to London’s cultural quarter.”
Those seeking information about the development or wishing to register their interest can visit www.southbank-place.com.
03/09/2015 18:40 by Buildington
Southbank Place is launching 17th September 2015!
01/08/2015 11:55 by Buildington
Canary Wharf Group has just released an announcement about the new billion pound Southbank Place development set to usher a new era of innovation and design in London’s cultural epicentre.
Eager buyers will be given the opportunity to register their interest in a new residential development coming to London’s South Bank, which launches in September. Southbank Place, one of London’s most anticipated developments, has opened UK registrations for would-be buyers hoping to own some of the most coveted apartments in the world.
The project is the result of a joint venture between Canary Wharf Group and Qatari Diar – developers renowned for their portfolio of architectural landmarks.
The mixed-use scheme development will frame the existing Shell Tower to form a world-class destination with new public spaces, state of the art onsite amenities and some of the most spectacular views of central London that the city has to offer. Positioned in an incomparable location on the banks of the Thames, residents will be able to enjoy unequalled vantage points over the Houses of Parliament, Westminster, the City and far beyond.
Progress is underway on 868 beautifully designed homes that are being built on the iconic 5.25 acre Shell Centre site, set in the heart of London’s cultural quarter. This new residential development will also house 98 affordable homes (266,066 sq. ft.), including 52 extra care homes for elderly and disabled people on site, plus an additional 70 affordable homes off site on Lollard Street. Southbank Place will also include 48,000 sq ft. of shops, restaurants and cafés plus 530,000 sq. ft. of office space.
Some of the world’s leading architects will collaborate to create seven new buildings which complement their iconic surroundings and maximise natural light, including Kohn Pederson Fox, Squire & Partners, Patel Taylor, Stanton Williams, GRID and Townshend Landscape. The interiors are being designed by industry experts Goddard Littlefair and Johnson Naylor to ensure they exude quality and epitomise premium London living.
The location formerly housed the Festival of Britain and provides an exciting opportunity to extend the South Bank’s cultural legacy, inspiring a development with modernity, vision and innovation at its heart.
Sitting at the epicentre of the South Bank and surrounded by the capital’s richest artistic institutions, the development will offer an unparalleled place to live, work and visit. The site will be home to exclusive health and fitness facilities, a restorative spa and a private dining area to meet, entertain and relax in either for business or social entertaining.
Canary Wharf Group’s Chairman and CEO, Sir George Iacobescu comments: “Our vision and commitment, in collaboration with Qatari Diar, is to produce some of the most contemporary homes available in London. The design and quality of the buildings and open spaces will not only add to the existing social environment, but will give back to the South Bank community through the creation of affordable homes and generation of local employment and economic development facilitated by SLPN. This initiative which was set up several years in advance of the start of work by Canary Wharf Group has already placed £4.5 million of contracts with local SMEs. We are confident that this scheme will be a world-class addition to a culturally vibrant area of London, and create one of the capital’s most desirable addresses in years to come.”
Khaled Al Sayed, CEO, Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company: “Southbank Place is a true celebration of the South Bank’s heritage, bringing together innovation, sensitive design and exceptional craftsmanship to deliver some of the most coveted homes and workplaces in the world. Connected by some of the most efficient transport links in London, whilst located in an unspoilt environment of culture and community, we’re looking forward to sharing such an iconic development which sits in the cultural centre of the world.”
The opening of registrations marks an exciting development for the scheme, beginning of the process of finding the people who will become a part of the South Bank community in the years to come.”
Those seeking information about the development or wishing to register their interest can visit www.southbank-place.com
There will be an opportunity to view show apartments including fixtures, fabrics and design layouts in the marketing suite which is due to launch in September 2015.
30/07/2015 10:22 by Buildington