Peabody is delighted to have won two highly commended awards at this years Evening Standard New Homes Awards for 2019.The award ceremony which took place on Friday 17 May saw Peabody pick up highly commended for 'Best Apartment' at Wharf Road in Islington and highly commended for 'Best First Time Buyer Home' at Fish Island Village in Hackney.

Judged by a panel of industry experts and Evening Standard readers, the awards champion excellence across the housing spectrum, from first-time buyer flats to family houses, factory lofts and countryside conversions.

Dick Mortimer, Executive Director of Development & Sales, commented, "We’re focused on delivering high-quality homes which last, and on creating great places to live. At Fish Island Village and Wharf Road, we’re providing exceptional new homes for Londoners, including first time buyers and people on average incomes or lower.

We’re also providing more affordable homes than required by the planning permission, which we are very proud of. These awards acknowledge the collaboration and hard work of various colleagues and partners and we’re delighted with the result."

Take a closer look below at the two award categories as well as some other awards won by Peabody.

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Evening Standard New Homes Award 2019

Wharf Road, Islington - Highly Commended for Best Apartment

Found in the heart of one of north London’s most diverse districts is Wharf Road; a distinctive boutique collection of 1, 2, 3- and 4-bedroom homes in Islington, zone 1.

Moments from the liveliness of Old Street, Wharf Road is an unexpected retreat away from the bustle of the busy City Road. The Duplex is set within an established residential area and thriving community, and overlooks the tranquil City Road Basin on the Regents Canal.

"These spacious apartments enjoy a magical canal-side setting, and private east and west facing terraces with fantastic views across London" - Teresa Borsuk, Pollard Thomas Edwards, Senior Partner

Wharf Road at a glimpse:

  • Exceptional, luxurious and bespoke apartments supporting the mixed tenure development with 80% affordable homes canal side including social rent and Shared Ownership
  • 100% Shared Ownership homes reserved 4 months prior to completion
  • Bespoke interior design by award-winning interior designers Suna.

All properties at Wharf Road are now reserved. For other properties available for sale, use our property search.

Wharf Road Show Home

Wharf Road Show Home

“The apartment lets in a lot of light, a characteristic that really appealed to me.”

- Hannah Thorpe, home owner at Wharf Road

Fish Island Village, Hackney - Highly Commended for Best First Time Buyer Home

Fish Island Village is a vibrant canalside neighbourhood set in the heart of Hackney Wick, East London. The mixed-use development by Peabody and Hill offers a collection of stylish new apartments, innovative workspaces and picturesque courtyards.

Building on the area’s legacy, Fish Island Village takes inspiration from the existing neighbouring buildings, fusing traditional industrial architecture with forward-thinking design. The site is being developed in three phases and when complete, will provide 580 new homes to rent and buy, and 57,000 square feet of commercial space. A partnership with workspace provider, The Trampery, will support up to 500 people working on-site, creating an active, vibrant and harmonious village.

Fish Island Village offers an exceptional range of new homes that stand out from the crowd whilst remaining accessible to first-time buyers. Phases 1 and 2 provide 423 homes in a mix of private, affordable rent and shared ownership, including one, two, three and four bedroom apartments and maisonettes. Prices start from £399,950 for a private sale 1 bed apartment, and shared ownership prices start at £136,250 for a 25% share of a two-bed apartment.

Key Highlights from our award entry:

  • Fish Island Village was a collection of stylish apartments, innovative workspaces and picturesque courtyards, showcasing innovative design, exceptional architecture and quality finish
    • Beautifully specified homes include features such as underfloor heating, silestone work tops and private balconies
    • 91% of homes sold to first-time buyers to date
    • 100% resident satisfaction score
    • Future phases will provide low-cost studios, facilities and business support programmes for the local community.

Phase 1&2 at Fish Island Village is now complete. Properties in Phase 3 at Fish Island Village are due to be launched in the new year 2020. Takes a closer look and register your interest to be kept up to date.

Fish Island Village Show Home

Fish Island Village Show Home

"We love living at Fish Island Village - our cleverly designed flat maximises usable space in a tight footprint"

- Patrick Berning, First-time buyer at Fish Island Village
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