Race Into A New Home Along The London Marathon Route

Posted 17 April 2018 by Helen Christie

The London Marathon takes place this weekend, Sunday 22 April, and spectators will line the streets of London to cheer on the runners...

This year, the London Marathon takes place on Sunday 22 April. The London Marathon is run on a relatively flat route around London, beginning in Blackheath and finishing in The Mall by St James’ Park.

It is a huge annual event, and spectators line the streets to support the runners. There are some great spots along the route for the supporters, but there are several new developments near the course, giving residents some of the best, uninterrupted views of the race, and of London.

Enderby Wharf (Barratt London)

Enderby Wharf (Barratt London)The marathon starts at the top of Greenwich Park in Blackheath, with three different starting lines. Enderby Wharf is just a short stroll from the park, and Blackheath village and Greenwich town centre are just a walk away. Residents have access to a fitness suite, private outdoor space and a 24-hour concierge service. There is also underground parking available on selected apartments. The development is made up of studios, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, and two rooftop apartments. Eligible properties are available to purchase using the Help to Buy London scheme.

Prices from £419,995.

View more about Enderby Wharf from Barratt London


Royal Arsenal Riverside (Berkeley)

Royal Arsenal Riverside (Berkeley)Marathon runners will be passing through Woolwich between miles three and four. Royal Arsenal Riverside occupies a prime location on the River Thames, and residents will benefit from an on-site Crossrail station (from December 2018). Help to Buy London is available on selected properties at some of the phases at the development. As well as one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, there is a limited collection of two- and three-bedroom duplex penthouses available, offering stunning views of the river.

Prices from £320,000.

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Copenhagen Place (Network Homes)

Copenhagen Place (Network Homes)After crossing Tower Bridge, and passing the halfway mark at Shadwell, the runners will head towards Canary Wharf for miles 15-20. Within a few minutes of Canary Wharf lies Copenhagen Place, a community of one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, each with its own balcony. Shared Ownership is available here. Copenhagen Place has a range of schools, shops, restaurants and local amenities, as well as being within walking distance to a range of transport options.

Prices from £150,000 for a 40% share of a one-bedroom home (full market value £375,000).

Find out more about Copenhagen Place from Network Homes



South Quay Plaza (Berkeley)

South Quay Plaza (Berkeley)Also located in the Canary Wharf area is South Quay Plaza. Designed by Foster + Partners, the building provides stunning views, and each resident will become members of The Quay Club, giving them access to a gym, a swimming pool, business lounge, screening room and private dining room, as well as a bar and terrace on the 56th floor, which provides stunning views of the city. It promotes sustainable high-rise living, and is set to be one of the tallest residential buildings in Europe.

Prices from £780,000.

View more about South Quay Plaza from Berkeley



London Dock (St George)

London Dock (St George)Reaching the final stretch of the route, the runners will be moving back past Shadwell and Wapping, towards Tower Hill. London Dock is an exciting development from St George, located in the heart of Wapping, moments from Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. Residents will be able to enjoy 6.5acres of open space, including a water feature, and plenty of exclusive facilities including a fitness suite and landscaped gardens.

Prices from £789,000.

View more about London Dock from St George

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