New Builds: On the market this week from a Roman site in the City to a £400m piazza in Islington

Melissa York
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Landmark Place, City of London

From £810,000

A rare chance to live in the City of London has arisen with the opening of a new show apartment. The three bedroom duplex was unveiled by Barratt London on the 23rd floor of its Aldgate Place development last week. The new homes will be on Water Lane, near Tower Hill, Fenchurch Street and Cannon Street stations in the boundaries of Roman Londinium. There are 165 studio to three bedroom flats on sale in two interconnected buildings, one nine storeys and the other 11, to be finished in 2018.

Call 020 7423 1211 or visit

Acton Gardens, Acton

From £425,000

A new 52 acre “urban village” is being created in west London and 54 new flats and houses are on sale. West Park Terrace, comprising one to three bedroom apartments and three to four bedroom split-level houses, has been released by developer Countryside and housing association L&Q in W3, a short walk away from Acton Town Underground station and Acton main line station, which is soon to join the Elizabeth Line. They range over nine storeys across three buildings next to West Park itself, which will be finished in 2017.

Call 020 8993 6923 or visit

Islington Square, Islington

From £715,000

A £400m Covent Garden-style shopping piazza is coming to the heart of Islington and the second collection of new homes are on sale in the centre of it. A show apartment is now open for viewings. The new Dakota collection ranges from studios to two bedroom apartments with views over green spaces and a “zen” garden in an Edwardian courtyard. Over 60 per cent of the 263 homes have already been sold. Odeon’s luxury cinema The Lounge, Third Space health club and Citadines serviced apartments will be based on site.

Call 020 7723 6733 or visit

37 Beaufort Gardens, Knightsbridge

From £975,000

Nine suites in prime Knightsbridge are on sale a couple of streets away from Harrods. The luxury department store’s real estate department is also one of the sales agents, along with Beauchamp Estates, marketing this as a great buy-to-let opportunity. Available to buy individually or in its entirety, the apartments are situated behind a classic doric-pillared entrance with original sash windows that have been restored. They’ve also been updated with video entry and a Sonos music system and on street parking is available.

Call 020 7499 7722 or 020 7409 9001

Clissold Quarter, Stoke Newington

From £480,000

Show apartments are now available to view for one to three bedroom apartments in popular Stoke Newington overlooking Clissold Park. All 158 homes are built with energy efficiency in mind, with green roofs, cladding and thermal insulation. Developer Higgins Homes has already sold some through the Help to Buy London scheme and partnered with Hackney Council to ensure some of profits from private sales funds new council homes for private rent and Shared Ownership on the Kings Crescent Estate.

Visit or call 020 8498 6509

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