Published 11 Mar 2019
Aurora Point: Peabody’s latest Zone 3 Development South of the River
Aurora Point is our latests Shared Ownership development located south of the river. Set around two landscaped courtyards, Aurora Point offers 18 high specification one, two and three-bedroom apartments and duplexes, with prices starting at £126,0001 for a 30 per cent share of a one-bed apartment, and £156,000 for a 30 per cent share of a two-bedroom apartment.
Aurora Point is designed as part of the Marine Wharf East scheme in the well-connected area of Surrey Quays and is perfectly placed just south of the river. Thanks to the large-scale regeneration of the local area making its mark, the vastly growing cosmopolitan region is set to become the unbeatable choice for first-time buyers2.
Ideally located for connected travel
When it comes to the perks of the location, connectivity thrives, as bus, tube and overground links are easily accessible, with commuters being able to reach Bank station in six minutes and London Bridge in just four minutes via the Jubliee Line from Canada Water station. The upcoming Crossrail services at Canary Wharf will give fast links to locations including Liverpool Street, Tottenham Court Road, Paddington and Heathrow – ideal for those traveling further afield. Residents opting for a more refreshing commuting route through the local area can travel via foot or bike to the Thames Clipper from Greenland Pier, a five-minute walk from Aurora Point.
As well as providing scenic views within the development, the local area has plenty of attractive public spaces, with Southwark park just a mile away, offering picturesque jogging routes through the woodland, stroll paths by the lake and spontaneous wanders through the art gallery. With this prime location also come facilities for a healthier lifestyle, with numerous options including football pitches, tennis courts, a sports centre within Southwark park and a fitness and watersports centre at South Dock Marina, just a two-minute walk away from the development. Offering everything from kayaking and windsurfing to gym sessions and exercise classes, the local area welcomes an active lifestyle.
For meeting friends by the river, nearby Bermondsey and London Bridge are pleasurable options for foodies and coffee lovers looking for the finest riverside hotspot with a view and entertainment, with The Scoop amphitheatre frequently hosting free performances and screenings. Other local favourites in Surrey Quays include Hawker House’s street food and The Printworks, that draw in big weekend crowds with their array of bars, variety of arts events, gigs and festivals, and Surrey Quays cinema and bowling alley - perfect for low key weekends. Additionally, neighbouring hotspots such as Peckham and Canary Wharf have a selction of quirky eateries and upscale cocktail bars and clubs for those looking to explore the nightlife on offer.
Aurora Point encourages the ideal work-life balance every first-time buyer is seeking in a new area. Surrey Quays is fast becoming an exciting hub south of the river, with more to offer than meets the eye, and with our obtainable homes in this prime Zone 2 location, what more could first-time buyers want? From a location surrounded by other key hotspots, to superb connectivity and local amenities, Aurora Point is perfect for professionals and families alike.” - Andrew Peglau, Head of Marketing at Peabody.
High specification finishes at Aurora Point
Each apartment at Aurora Point comprises luxury handless kitchen units, integrated Smeg appliances, rich oak-coloured flooring, and carefully considered interiors inspired by modern colour palettes, muted neutrals and vibrant splashes of colour, designed to maximise the natural light obtained in each apartment. This is complemented by most apartments having a private terrace, garden or balcony for residents to enjoy. There is no shortage of commual spaces at Aurora Point with landscaped communal gardens, including a private podium garden, just a stone’s throw away for residents to socialise and unwind.
For more information and to register interest, please visit the Aurora Point Development.
1£126,000 for a 30 per cent share of a one-bed apartment with a full market value of £420,000
2Lewisham Gov website
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