New homes round-up: London and Buckinghamshire
From former swimming baths to the one-time home of BBC Radio London, these developments prove that new homes can benefit from a touch of history
Splash out on a pitch-perfect home at The Townhouse Collection. Located off Marylebone High Street, these five four-bedroom houses sit on the site of the former BBC Radio London HQ and boast glass atriums, double-height entrance halls and master bedrooms with dressing room and en-suite bathroom.
The former site of the Riverside Swimming Baths is now home to L&Q’s latest development, comprising 44 one- and two-bedroom apartments and four-bedroom houses, and all available to buy with the help of Shared Ownership.
Just a short stroll from Royal Bushy Park and the Thames, this gated development provides 35 one- and two-bedroom apartments, each with a parking space and cycle storage. Help to Buy available.
Wandsworth is ideal for young professionals looking for a leafy London suburb with good transport links and open spaces. Ten shared ownership homes have already been launched at this High Street-located development, and there are more on the way.
Google, Louis Vuitton and YouTube have all made the move to this growing neighbourhood, and Taylor Wimpey’s latest scheme gives you the chance to do the same. A collection of 117 one-, two- and three-bedroom homes, Onyx is located at the heart of this new district, with easy access to King’s Cross and St Pancras stations, a central piazza, galleries, bars and shops.
Surrounded by over 86 acres of parkland and made up of four neighbourhoods, Berkeley’s South London behemoth will provide apartments, penthouses and townhouses plus a wealth of amenities, including a Sainsbury’s Local, café and health centre. Residents will have the use of a gym and 24-hour concierge service.
The final phase of the Smithfield Square development sees the transformation of a Victorian pumphouse into six mews houses. Contemporary interiors will include glazed brick tiling and integrated Smeg appliances, and each home will benefit from a private garden or terrace, as well as access to the development’s private gardens.
Move to this Georgian market town and enjoy all that Thames-side living has to offer, including an annual regatta, held here since 1855. Windsor House comprises 11 one- and two-bedroom apartments – all with underfloor heating, fully fitted kitchens and secure basement parking – and is just a few minutes’ walk from the river itself.