New homes: Our pick of the new builds going on sale in London this weekend

Melissa York
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New developments on the market this week

Boat Race House, Barnes

From £485,000

Enjoy a prime view of the finishing line of the Boat Race in the comfort of your own home at this new riverside development. As well as a view of the Thames, buyers of these new homes will be guaranteed private outdoor space and secure parking. There are 14 apartments and two penthouses on sale. Transport includes Mortlake station – with links to Waterloo – Barnes Bridge station and the nearest Tube station is Hammersmith. Popular independent schools St Paul’s and The Harrodian are nearby.

Battersea Exchange, Battersea

From £790,000

Live close to Battersea Park and the soon-to-be reopened Battersea Power Station, with all the shopping and entertainment opportunities that are set to come with it, by snapping up one of these new apartments. A collection of two and three bedroom flats spread across the 12th to 17th floors of the building are going on sale from tomorrow. Finishing touches include timber flooring throughout, floor-to-ceiling windows and terraces or covered balconies, also known as winter gardens.


Hackney Gardens, Hackney

From £575,000

Be moments away from your favourite musicians in this new development in Hackney. Surrounded by mature trees and landscaped gardens, these new flats are close to St John at Hackney, an 18th century, Grade II Listed church that’s known for its live music, having hosted Ed Sheeran, Coldplay and Bloc Party. The first homes, comprising 58 one to three bedroom flats, go on sale from tomorrow with terraces or balconies and are due to be completed in the summer. The nearest station is Hackney Central Overground.

020 7043 8888/

Wembley Parade, Wembley

From £399,000

Help to Buy is available on new apartments below £600,000 on a former industrial 1.6 acre site known as Amex House in Wembley. It’s now home to 195 new homes spread across five buildings, including a 12-storey tower, that’s set to be a mix of private, social rented, Shared Ownership and adaptable housing. The scheme is close to Wembley Park Tube station on the Jubilee and Metropolitan lines, but will also include a covered children’s play area. Registration is now open ahead of the April launch.

0203 3089 814/

Royal Arsenal Riverside, Woolwich

From £410,000

Don a hard hat for a tour of converted apartments in an 18th century officer’s house for Woolwich’s Royal Military Academy this weekend. Reserve a slot from 10am to 6pm to see studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments at The Officers’ House, a heritage/new build mix where each apartment has its own individual layout. It’s part of an enormous regeneration of the riverside site that is set to be home to a £31m Creative District, as well as new pubs Dial Arch, Guard House and Italian restaurant Con Gusto.

020 8108 7155/