Published 30 Apr 2018

First Time Buyer Readers Awards 2018

We are delighted to be shortlisted for five First Time Buyer Readers' awards. Peabody has been shortlisted for Affordable Housing Provider of the year, and three of our popular developments, Fish Island Village, Merchants Walk and Lennard Road have also been shortlisted for awards this year.

The First Time Buyer Readers' Awards are voted for by the public.

Peabody Housing


Peabody has been building new homes in London for more than 150 years. Its mission is to help people make the most of their lives by providing good quality affordable homes, working with communities and promoting well-being. The new, larger organisation, created by the merger between Peabody and Family Mosaic, is working to deliver more new homes for low-cost rent and low-cost home-ownership than ever before, as well as homes for those who can afford to buy outright. Peabody provides a variety of products and services to help people buy their first home, including shared ownership, Help to Buy and resale properties.


Fish Island Village


Fish Island Village is a vibrant canalside neighbourhood set in the heart of Hackney Wick. The modern collaboration between Peabody and Hill offers a collection of stylish one, two & three bedroom apartments, innovative workspaces and picturesque courtyards. Designed by Lyndon Goode Architects, the developments daring design pays homage to the area’s industrial past and its present as home to one of Europe’s largest creative communities. Space and light have been optimised to create homes of real distinction. The apartments and duplex apartments have been designed with modern lifestyles in mind and are finished to the highest specification. Fish Island Village is part of an ambitious plan to revive this area in East London and to engage the vibrant artistic community, while creating much needed homes and affordable workspaces. Phase 3 at Fish Island Village has now launched, discover more.


Merchants Walk


Merchants Walk is an award-winning development boasting stunning one, two and three bedroom apartments in the heart of East London. With first time buyers in mind, Merchants Walk provides high quality, well designed homes at an affordable price in a prime London location. These apartments provide generous space, with imaginative and architecturally innovative use of floor-to-ceiling allowing an abundance of natural light. Peabody collaborated with renowned Suna Interior Design agency to create a standout show apartment, boasting a striking balance of urban appeal and luxury finish. All homes at Merchants Walk are now under offer. 

Lennard Road


Lennard Road launched in December 2016 and is located in Croydon. This modern development consists of 26 one, two and three bedroom apartments, including 17 for shared ownership and nine for affordable rent. Also close to transport links with easy access to London, this collection offered first time buyers, comprising young professionals, couples and families, a great opportunity to get on to the property ladder with prices starting at just £87,000 for a 30% share of a one bedroom apartment. All homes at Lennard Road are now under offer.

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