Nine Elms, described by the former London Mayor Boris Johnson as “quite possibly the most important regeneration story in London, possibly in the UK, in the next 20 years”, encompasses a vast area, running from Lambeth Bridge, three kilometres down river to Chelsea Bridge, to the south and the reborn Battersea Power Station site.
As recently as 15 years ago, Dublin Docklands was still a sprawling, run-down post-industrial heartland. But today, it‘s a vibrant addition to one of Europe’s most exciting and friendly cities epitomised by Ballymore’s latest mixed-use development, Dublin Landings.
Almost a quarter of a century after the first offices were built in the once derelict former Docklands, Canary Wharf is becoming a thriving new residential area of east London with lots to see and do.
Leamouth is an area steeped in the history of London’s riverside and once part of the city’s thriving docklands. Today, the northern half, known as Goodluck Hope, is being transformed into a new city neighborhood by Ballymore.
Brentford is steeped in history and boasts a tantalising mix of 18th century architecture, industrial heritage and riverside frontage. Ballymore’s long-awaited development will make it one London’s most sought-after areas. Amanda Baillieu takes a look.