Southbank Place Honoured at Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2021 – 24.09.21

Braeburn Estates is delighted to announce the One Casson Square showhome at Southbank Place has been honoured with the Best Luxury Home Award at this year’s Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2021.

Southbank Place is a mixed-use development at the globally recognised 5.25-acre Shell Centre tower site. Developed by Braeburn Estates – a joint venture between Canary Wharf Group and Qatari Diar – Southbank Place will, when complete, feature eight exceptionally designed buildings, as well as a prominent piazza, shops and restaurants and a collection of public squares providing the perfect destination to live, work and relax in the heart of London.

The Evening Standard New Homes Award recognise the very best new homes across the UK, with 16 categories altogether, encompassing the whole new-build market, from first-time buyer flats to luxurious mansions: from eco-homes to those with outstanding architectural merit, and from boutique apartment projects to large-scale regeneration schemes.

For the Best Luxury Home Award, the panel of expert judges carried out a rigorous assessment taking into consideration the internal layout of the Elycion designed show apartment in One Casson Square, design innovation and overall quality of the scheme. The judges highlighted the apartment’s warm and welcoming feel with luxurious interior fixtures and fittings inspired by the South Bank’s industrial heritage, as a vibrant hub of natural craft and art.

Brian De’ath, Director of Residential Sales at Canary Wharf Group said: “Southbank Bank is one of our landmark developments, designed to provide the best of London living in an unparalleled location. This award win for our show apartment at One Casson Square, Southbank Place, is a great acknowledgement of our commitment to create an exceptional place and embodies cosmopolitan London living at its best.’’

Richard Oakes, Sales & Marketing Director, Europe, Qatari Diar, added:’’ We are thrilled that our vision for creating a new chapter in prime riverside living in what was previously an unmodernised area of London has been recognised through this award win. A huge well done to all the team involved.’’

Southbank Place is one of London’s best located developments within comfortable walking distance to some of the city’s most popular landmarks and iconic green spaces. Altogether, the full development comprises five residential and two commercial buildings, and includes a direct entrance to London Waterloo underground station, as well as beautiful landscaped public squares.

Occupying the basement of the development is a 17,000 sq. ft. private health club for residents of Southbank Place Designed by Goddard Littlefair, the health club includes a 25-metre swimming pool, his and hers steam and sauna rooms, expansive gymnasium with specialist workout rooms, relaxation pods and a hair and beauty studio.

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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 (CWG) is the developer of the largest urban regeneration project in Europe. CWG develops, manages and currently owns interests in approximately 7.7 million square feet of office space, 0.9 million square feet of retail and over 1,000 Build to Rent apartments.

CWG is the largest sustainable developer in the UK with over 11 million square feet of sustainable certified buildings. CWG also excels operationally having purchased 100% electricity from renewable sources since 2012 and zero waste to landfill since 2009.

CWG has created a 24/7 city where people can live/work/play on the Canary Wharf estate and enjoy all the benefits: great transport links, access to green spaces and waterside living; and a wide range of amenities including an award-winning arts and events programme.

Canary Wharf’s retail offering comprises over 300 shops, including grocery stores, pharmacies, health clubs, bars and restaurants, all within 15 minutes’ walk.
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