Building work has begun on three housing developments in Southwark by Crest Nicholson, which will see 150 properties built.
Valentine Place, just off Blackfriars Road, will see 42 private homes built, which are a mix of one, two and three-bedroom apartments, three-bedroom duplexes and three-bedroom freehold townhouses. The building was formerly a flour mill and bakery, and Crest Nicholson will retain the building’s facade to “stay true to its heritage”.
Snowsfield Yard is located next to The Shard and includes 28 homes, which are a mix of one, two and three-bedroom apartments. The development will also feature three commercial units for SMEs and a community centre.
The mixed-use Brandon House scheme, opposite Borough tube station, will feature seven buildings with 77 homes, as well as 4,090 sq m of commercial space, 2,790 sq m of office space and 1,800 sq m of retail space.
Properties at Valentine Place go on sale in autumn 2015, and the first homes will be complete by summer 2016. The launches of Snowsfields Yard and Brandon House will follow in 2016.
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