New Homes: Flats going on sale next to Amazon's new HQ on the outskirts of the City and more

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New developments on the market this week

Principal Tower, Shoreditch

From £960,000

On the cusp of the City, homes have gone on sale in this striking golden tower close to the new 600,000sqft headquarters of tech giant Amazon. Part of the wider Principal Place development, the 50-storey building has been designed – inside as well as out for the first time – by architects at Foster + Partners around a half-acre piazza and a converted industrial building that’s set to be a fine dining restaurant. In total, there are 301 one, two and three bedroom apartments and penthouses on sale and a marketing suite is open opposite the 175m tower on Worship Street.

Call 020 3883 3333 or visit

Lyon Square, Harrow

From £360,000

Help to Buy is available at this development in north west London as well as a number of Shared Ownership homes. In total, there will be 312 apartments on sale, but tomorrow (14 October), 32 will be released onto the market at Bradbury Court. These include one and two bedroom homes in the centre of town, with access to underground parking and a residents’ gym. A short walk away from Harrow-on-the-Hill station, a commute into the City or King’s Cross takes less than 25mins.

Call 020 3811 6226 or visit

Brewery Gate, Twickenham

From £1.62m

Gather inspiration for the perfect family townhouse this weekend, with an interior-design led tour of a show home. Developer St James has teamed up with south London-based design firm The Furniture Union to host tours of its new family home tomorrow from 12pm to 3pm to entice buyers to snap up the last eight houses. In total, there are 28 four and five bedroom townhouses being built opposite Twickenham station, along with a new communal building, public piazza and the newly opened M Bar & Grill restaurant.

Call 020 3642 9714 or visit

Two Fifty One, Elephant & Castle

From £685,000

Stamp duty incentives are on offer to people who reserve an apartment in this Zone One tower this weekend. Four new show apartments were unveiled yesterday on various floors throughout the 41-storey building. Choose from studios to three bedroom apartments, all with views over London and winter gardens. A residents’ gym is also on offer, along with private dining facilities with its own kitchen to rent out for dinner parties and an 11-seat private cinema and original artwork features throughout.

Call 020 3468 9251 or visit

VI Castle Lane, Victoria

From £1.25m

Live close to Buckingham Gate among Edwardian architecture on a tree-lined street. On Tuesday 17 October, VI Castle Lane will open its doors to prospective buyers of 31 new homes in a location once popular with 19th century government officials. There are 28 one to three bedroom flats and three two bedroom townhouses on offer with off-street parking and a communal garden. They also feature bespoke floor-to-ceiling, curved glass windows to get the best out of the views. To be finished by the end of the year.

Call Strutt & Parker on 020 7318 4677

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