Space in London is at a premium and with this in mind the government has opted to allow buildings to grow upwards. Our team of estate agents in Nine Elms take a look at one such development and what this decision means for the property industry as a whole.

Living in Nine Elms

Nine Elms is in a fantastic location to buy or rent. SW8 is one of the largest regeneration zones in the city and includes the final industrial section of the South Bank. If you buy or rent a property here you are in a really great position. You will be within walking distance to the Houses of Parliament, Battersea Park and Sloane Square. Furthermore, you will have even quicker access to the city when the Northern Line extension is completed next year.

The area is part of a huge regeneration project that will continue for many years. Current projects have already brought some fantastic developments, amenities and opportunities to this part of London.

Rethinking property planning in London

Building on top of pre-existing properties is a great way to meet the local housing need in Nine Elms

Available development space in the capital has started to dwindle. Hence designers becoming more creative with their use of space is now imperative. Thus high rise living in Nine Elms is a must if we are to accommodate the growing demand for property in the area. Due to this, the government recently agreed to ‘relax’ development rules in London.

This move has brought the possibility of adding residential top floors to buildings already up and running. The first of it’s kind to be completed and on offer is Corben Mews. It is in Nine Elms and is a well thought out and modest build which sits atop of an existing residential development.

Fantastic new homes on offer in Nine Elms

Corben Mews includes two beautifully built fourth floor penthouses. Their superb contemporary design allows for stunning views over the city. The homes are full of modern fixtures and fittings including underfloor heating to bathrooms and furthermore, they are very well presented. For instance, the winter garden is a real wow.

Construction was completed offsite by developer Click Above. The units were then delivered and attached to the existing buildings with minimal disruption. In conclusion, this development is definitely a step in the right direction for the area and we are sure it will be the first of many.

Buying or renting in Nine Elms

If you think Nine Elms is the place you want to live, give our team of agents a call today. We would love to discuss what we have on our books alongside any up and coming properties in the area.

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