Encircled by water, Goodluck Hope is an area steeped in the history of London’s riverside and where the capital established its reputation as the world’s greatest trading hub. Today, it is about to be being transformed into a new neighbourhood by Ballymore.
Hot on the heels of winning Best Development of the Year at the RESI Awards, London City Island has triumphed again taking home the top prize at the prestigious London Evening Standard New Homes Award
Ben Blackwood grew up near Dumfries in Scotland. He studied engineering at Loughborough University and moved to London in 2006. He joined Embassy Gardens in 2014 and is now Design Director at Embassy Gardens. He lives in Hertfordshire.
Inviting a neighbour for a cup of coffee or a meal can make all the difference when you have just moved in to a new development say Ballymore residents.
At first glance, taking a dip in the docks may not rank among the most obvious advantages of 21st century docklands living. But open water swimming – or ‘wild swimming’ as it’s called – is becoming Britain’s fastest growing participatory sport, according to Sport England.
London City Island scooped the coveted award for Best Development of the Year at the prestigious RESI Awards at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel last night, triumphing over nine other national shortlisted developments.
Ballymore invites bids from arts organisation for a permanent new base on its flagship Embassy Gardens development.
Chinese-born Zhenbai Li trained as an architect at Shenzen University and completed his studies at The Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow. He has worked for Ballymore since 2014 as a design co-ordinator.
Plan a fun filled day out in one of London’s most vibrant new districts from outdoor jazz to one of the largest inner-city farms in Europe.
Top healthy eating chefs Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley demonstrated their approach to food and how to create the perfect Italian-inspired spring feast at a special workshop held at The Island Grocer by Ballymore.
Terry Walker, senior fitness coach at London City Island’s newly opened health club, almost became a professional footballer before finding his feet in the fitness business.
London City Island residents were treated to an evening of special screenings of short films in association with the London Film School in advance of the school’s move to the area this autumn.