With approximately 500m of direct south facing river frontage, Royal Wharf offers high-quality waterside living with stunning panoramic views.
The scale of Royal Wharf offers the potential to create a new great estate for London. Not only does Royal Wharf offer a stunning south facing riverside promenade, but also has at its heart a new vibrant high street connecting parks and squares. There are stunning apartment buildings offering unrivalled views of the Thames, terraced mansion blocks offering generous family sized apartments and a range of townhouses with tall ceilings and stunning private gardens.
The development will consist of 3,385 homes in total, a beautiful riverside walkway, new streets, connecting parks and squares, as well as new apartment buildings with views of the River Thames, a new school, shops, offices and riverside restaurants, catering for a population that is estimated to reach 10,000 by completion.
The Mayor, Boris Johnson, recently announced details of a £1bn deal to transform London's historic docklands into the capital's next business district, forging new trade links with China and other economies in the Asia-Pacific region and securing billions of pounds of inward investment in the UK economy. The 35 acre site will be development by ABP China and will see the creation 2.5 million square feet of office space in total, 600,000 square feet of which is due to open in 2017.
The deal will re-instate the Royal Docks as a commercial and trading centre for the 21st century, delivering around 20,000 full-time jobs and boosting local employment in Newham by 30 per cent. When complete the site will become London's third business district and, according to initial projections, be worth £6bn to the UK economy, generating £23m in business rates annually and acting as a catalyst for further development in the area.
The largest development of its kind in the UK, the state-of-the-art business district will act as a platform for financial, high-tech and knowledge driven industries looking establish and drive forward their business in UK and European markets. The deal represents one of the first direct investment by a Chinese developer in London's property market and will eventually be home to over 3.2 million square feet of high quality work, retail and leisure space, including 2.5 million square feet of prime office space, creating a new, vibrant 24/7 district on London's waterways.
The DLR rail line links Royal Wharf to the Underground network and the whole of the capital. You can be at Bond Street in 20 minutes – and the O2 in a little over five. The Emirates cable car is a wonderful way to cross the Thames, gliding from the Royal Docks to the Greenwich Peninsula in seven minutes. Or why not take to the water on a Thames riverboat? And with London City Airport less than five minutes away by DLR, it's quick and easy to fly all over Europe – or even to New York. Connections will get even better when Crossrail opens in 2018. Europe's biggest engineering project, this pioneering service will link London and its neighbouring counties to the east and west.
From Custom House station, close to Royal Wharf, it'll be just 15 minutes into central London. Even Heathrow airport will be less than 45 minutes away. It's hard to imagine a better time to be part of the story of London. Or a better place to do it than at Royal Wharf.
Royal Wharf connects the two existing parks with acres of its own landscaped greenery. Royal Wharf Gardens offers 1.5 acres of rolling open space, with swathes of lawn, richly planted borders, children's play and sports areas.
Royal Wharf I developing a world-class fitness club, fully equipped to meet the varying needs of everyone at Royal Wharf. Whether it's splashing about in the pool with the kids, or training for that fifth London Marathon, the new centre will have exactly what you need. This will be a social hub too
Riverside Walk: Running alongside the Thames for almost a kilometre is another key element of Royal Wharf's landscape.
The Homes of Royal Wharf Will Serve Every Nee
Generous in scale and elegantly designed, these will be homes to stand the test of time It's a tradition we're continuing at Royal Wharf, with an interconnected\ network of squares as well as Thames views and riverside promenades
Royal Wharf's three and four-storey townhouses are beautiful new interpretations of the best of Georgian London, generously proportioned and elegantly finished. These charming homes revive the Renaissance tradition of the 'piano nobile', or 'noble floor' – a principal level usually one flight up from ground level.
From townhouses to apartments, all of Royal Wharf's homes are infused with the aesthetic and values of new Georgian interiors. Residences are characterised by a sequence of spaces designed to a subtle hierarchy, carefully choreographed to give a clear sense of movement and change.