Wednesday 10 February 2016 – Media Release

Brand New Homes at Southbank Place Development Revealed

  • Potential buyers invited to view and buy sought-after apartments at 30 Casson Square to be made available to the UK public
  • Second phase of new development to offer 164 residential properties on London’s South Bank
  • Prices and images unveiled, with studio apartments starting from £650,000
  • Casson Square named as a tribute to Festival of Britain Director

Potential buyers are being offered a preview of Southbank Place’s brand new residential building, 30 Casson Square, ahead of sales launch on Thursday 3rd March.

Since the launch in September 2015, over 80% of the apartments from One Casson Square (formerly One York Square) have already been sold.

30 Casson Square is the second residential building to be revealed as part of the £1bn development on the 5.25 acre Shell Centre site. With the launch of 164 more residential homes, Southbank Place is offering potential buyers the chance to live in one of London’s most anticipated and desirable residential developments in the heart of the South Bank.

Casson Square has been named after the British architect, and former director of the South Bank’s Festival of Britain, Sir Hugh Casson. Southbank Place sits in the centre of the South Bank, surrounded by many of the capital’s richest artistic institutions with decades of cultural heritage.

Stunning images of 30 Casson Square reveal spacious, dual aspect apartments offering rare views over central London, across Jubilee Gardens, the London Eye and the River Thames. A product of collaboration between architects Squire and Partners and interior designers Johnson Naylor, these homes reveal spacious and cool interiors, offering contemporary living in London’s new residential quarter.

As well as offering exclusive on-site access to a residents lounge and screening room, the building comprises of 164 well-designed apartments, split over 29 levels. Studios will be available from £650,000, one bedroom apartments from £750,000, two bedroom apartments from £1.2m and three bedroom apartments from £3.6m.

From 3rd March 2016, potential buyers have the opportunity to view show apartments including fixtures, fabrics and design layouts in the development’s prestigious marketing suite in the Grade II listed County Hall building, the interiors of which have been exclusively designed by interior designers Goddard Littlefair.

Commenting on today’s launch, Richard Oakes, Sales & Marketing Director, Europe, Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company said: “Southbank Place will not only become a brand new global residential quarter of London, but will create and establish a new mixed-use destination, which represents a significant investment in this cultural epicentre of the capital. We’re pleased to be able to offer more potential buyers the chance to live in this coveted residential development, and to be a part of London South Bank’s community.”

Canary Wharf Group’s Head of Residential Sales, Brian De’ath added: “This building is a striking addition to both the area and development, which will offer residents and visitors the very best of London. We look forward to March’s release of the apartments at 30 Casson Square and anticipate another successful launch.”

Construction of the development began on 20th July 2015, with an overall estimated completion date of Q4 2019.

Those seeking information about the development or wishing to view the marketing suite can visit www.southbank-place.com or call 020 7001 3600.

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Notes to editors

About Southbank Place

Southbank Place is being developed by Braeburn Estates, a joint venture between Canary Wharf Group plc and Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company.

About Canary Wharf Group

Canary Wharf Group plc is a globally recognised London real estate business which has overseen the largest urban regeneration project ever undertaken in Europe. The Group design, build and manage a unique set of assets to serve local and international companies, renowned retailers and some of the UK’s most exciting technology start-ups.

Canary Wharf Group is a wholly owned joint venture between Brookfield Property Partners and the Qatar Investment Authority, two of the world’s largest commercial real estate and fund companies. The Group was acquired in March 2015 and as part of this process, Songbird, the former majority owner of Canary Wharf Group, delisted from the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market.

About Qatari Diar

Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company is wholly owned by the Qatar Investment Authority, the sovereign wealth fund of the State of Qatar, and was established to co-ordinate the country’s real estate development priorities. The company is currently involved in more than 39 signature projects in more than 21 countries around the world with a combined value of over $ 35bn.

With a significant UK presence Qatari Diar boasts key projects including Chelsea Barracks, comprising a rare collection of apartments in Belgravia, and East Village, a joint venture with Delancey, offering 1,439 private residential apartments for rent.

Qatari Diar has also recently acquired the US embassy’s Chancery Building, at 24-31 Grosvenor Square, broadening Qatari Diar’s already impressive estate portfolio in London.