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London City Island Apartments by EcoWorld Ballymore
New Housing in Leamouth Peninsula: East London Architecture – design by Glenn Howells Architects
26 Sep 2017
London City Island Properties by EcoWorld Ballymore
Design: Glenn Howells Architects
Location: Leamouth Peninsula, Poplar, East London, England, UK
New homes launch for sale at London City Island as 6,000sq ft artistic centre opens
Today, leading London property developer, EcoWorld Ballymore, has announced the launch of 30 new homes at London City Island. The launch will include suites, one, two and three bedroom apartments on the Leamouth Peninsula island development, with prices starting from £422,500. The launch is in celebration of Frieze and welcomes the island’s newest art resident, arebyte gallery – a contemporary space dedicated to new media and performance art. Attendees to the launch event will have an opportunity to view the Richard Wentworth exhibition which is currently installed in the new gallery.
In keeping with the development’s commitment to supporting local artists, arebyte, Studiomakers and EcoWorld Ballymore have collaborated to create a 6,000ft gallery and workspace at London City Island. The mutually beneficial and sustainable model seeks to counter the dramatic decline in the capital’s creative workspaces, with a loss of 3,500 spaces predicted by 2020, an initiative in association with the Mayor of London
City Island is more than just a place to live; it is a destination for art, culture and creativity. The island is a new neighbourhood for the capital, surrounded by water on Leamouth Peninsula and connected to Canning Town by a striking 260 ft. red footbridge. The development will comprise 1,600 residential units, along with independent cafes, shops, restaurants and diverse cultural facilities. The first phase of the 12 acre site is now complete and occupied while phase two, a joint venture between EcoWorld and Ballymore, is currently under construction.
The arebyte gallery and workspace is the latest chapter in a long line of cultural success stories for the island. The London Film School is relocating to the island, joining English National Ballet and English National Ballet School who are also making their new home on the island, cementing the island’s position as a hub for the arts. In addition, east London’s contemporary art walk, The Line, will soon extend to the island and set up an information hub.
Central to Canning Town’s exciting regeneration programme, City Island represents a strong opportunity for investment. East London is the Capital’s property hot spot, with the creative energy of Shoreditch and Hackney extending with exciting residential and business developments on the rise. The introduction of Crossrail in neighbouring Custom House will only increase the investment appeal of City Island’s latest apartments further.
Commenting on the partnership with arebyte, Dato’ Teow Leong Seng, CEO of EcoWorld International Berhad, commented: “I am very proud of London City Island’s vibrant community and the creative partnerships that have made this possible. Along with English National Ballet and The London Film School, the brand new artistic spaces and studios will take the island’s creative offerings to the next level, cementing the development as a cultural hub for London.”
Sean Mulryan, Chairman and Chief Executive of Ballymore Group, added: “It is my vision to make London City Island a home for art and creativity in the capital. The collaboration with arebyte and Studiomakers is particularly exciting as it will provide artistic talent with long-term and affordable opportunities for generations to come. The new creatives, brought to the island through this partnership, will integrate with our culturally rich mix of tenants and residents.”
Starting prices are as follows:
• Suites from £422,500
• 1 beds from £515,000
• 2 beds from £640,000
• 3 beds from £770,000
18 Jul 2017
London City Island Homes
London City Island launches new homes
– Sales launch on 22nd July 2017 to showcase latest island homes for sale
London: 18th July 2017 – EcoWorld Ballymore, one of London’s most prominent property developers, has announced the launch of its latest new residential units at London City Island.
Situated on Leamouth Peninsula, the 22nd July launch will give prospective buyers the opportunity to find out more about a range of new properties for sale on the island – including suites, one, two and three bed apartments, with prices starting from £432,500.
The 37 new units form part of the islands 1,700 homes on the 12-acre development. Benefiting from stunning alfresco spaces and striking surroundings the island has an iconic backdrop of The O2, Canary Wharf and the City. Whilst residents will enjoy all the benefits of riverfront ‘island living’, they will only have to cross the new 260ft red footbridge, which spans the River Lea to connect the development to the rest of London. This new link will allow residents to reach Bond Street in just 20 minutes via the Jubilee Line and DLR at Canning Town.
Recently awarded the top prize at the London Evening Standard New Homes Awards, London City Island is the latest chapter in the Docklands success story. Central to Canning Town’s exciting regeneration programme, City Island represents a strong opportunity for investment. East London is fast becoming the Capital’s property hot spot, with the creative energy of Shoreditch and Hackney extending to the surrounding areas with exciting residential and business developments on the rise. The introduction of Crossrail in neighbouring Custom House will only increase the investment appeal of City Island’s latest apartments further.
Building on East London’s cultural vibrancy, the island will become one of the Capital’s most exciting and inspirational places to live. EcoWorld Ballymore recently announced that the London Film School is relocating to the island, joining English National Ballet and English National Ballet School who are also making their new home on the island, cementing the island’s position as a hub for the arts. In addition, east London’s contemporary art walk, The Line, will extend to the island.
The island’s first phase is now complete and occupied with the first restaurant tenant, The Island Grocer, now open. Island residents will automatically become members of the City Island Arts Club, the island’s own private residents’ club which includes a striking red swimming pool of bright, seafaring red tiles – the trademark hue which appears throughout the island. Phase two, a joint venture between EcoWorld and Ballymore, is currently under construction.
Commenting on the launch, Cheong Heng Leong, CEO of EcoWorld UK said: “The new homes are the latest addition to London City Island’s vibrant community. We are excited to showcase the unique appeal of Island living at the 22nd July sales launch and look forward to welcoming people to the development.”
John Mulryan, Managing Director of Ballymore Group, added, “We are delighted to announce the release of new residential units at London City Island. Having welcomed a vibrant mix of residents and tenants, we are confident in the development’s position as a place to invest in and call home.”
Property Pricing – Starting prices:
• Suites from £432,500
• 1 beds from £493,000
• 2 beds from £640,000
• 3 beds form £770,000
9 Nov 2016
London City Island Development
Design: Glenn Howells Architects
EcoWorld Ballymore declares London City Island open and confirms partnership with the London Film School
– London City Island to be home of dance and film –
9th November 2016 – Last night, EcoWorld Ballymore, one of London’s most prominent property developers, declared London City Island open and officially announced that the London Film School will move to the development.
This announcement furthers the area’s creative offering and follows the announcement last year that English National Ballet and English National Ballet School will move to the island. With the first homes in the development now complete and residents moving in, the event last night officially declared the island open and marked the arrival of the first of the island’s amenities.
A new creative and vibrant island metropolis, London City Island will be a destination of culture and contemporary living. The partnership with The London Film School will see this iconic learning institution, which boasts alumnus including Michael Mann, Duncan Jones and Mike Leigh, make a landmark move to London City Island. Highly respected, The London Film School (LFS) has had unparalleled success in film festivals across the globe, and the school’s move to London City Island from their current space in Covent Garden is a testimony to the cultural vibrancy and ever-expanding arts scene of east London.
The new neighbourhood will include al fresco spaces used to show public art, design installations and host ad-hoc creative performances, enabling increased community engagement and improved facilities for film school students. Residents of London City Island and the surrounding area will be able to attend film screenings and Q&A evenings. In addition, the school will use the public open spaces of the island as set locations, activating these spaces and bringing the craft of filmmaking closer to the lives of East Londoners. The school is committed to nurturing talent, creating new audiences for the screen industries and reinforcing the school’s vision as a diverse and inclusive organisation.
Due to open in late 2017, The London Film School’s new home on London City Island will accommodate 220 students, along with over 55 staff, from over 60 countries. Students will study filmmaking, screenwriting and film business in the new purpose-built space which will include two cinemas, studios and office space. The building has been designed by Nicholas Hare Architects, who have previously worked on the Courtauld Institute and The David Attenborough Building at The University of Cambridge. Funds will come from a range of sources, including Lottery funds, trusts, foundations and individuals donors.
Jane Roscoe, Director & CEO of The London Film School said “We’re really excited about joining the English National Ballet at London City Island. Together, we’ll be at the heart of an emerging cultural hub; creatively inspiring our students, practitioners and residents alike, and putting film at the centre of the Island”
Dato’ Teow Leong Seng, President and CEO of Eco World International Berhad added: “We were excited to welcome so many cultural influencers to celebrate the official opening of London City Island last night. We’re very pleased that the London Film School is joining English National Ballet and English National Ballet School as island residents, to further the creative offering on the island and add to the area’s sense of cultural space.”
Sean Mulryan, Chairman and CEO, Ballymore Group, also said: “Our vision for City Island has always been to create a vibrant, cultural neighbourhood for London which has creative innovation at its heart. We are delighted that this vision is becoming a reality with English National Ballet, London Film School and The Line all making the island their new home as part of phase two, which Ballymore has developed in conjunction with EcoWorld. On 8th November, we are celebrating the official opening of City Island and we are looking forward to welcoming the first ‘Islanders’ to this exciting new destination – the island of dance, film and art.”
The Island Grocer by Ballymore, which also opened last night, will provide a grocery and restaurant for residents and the surrounding area. It is the vision of Sean Mulryan, Chairman and Chief Executive of Ballymore to recreate this initiative across other developments including Embassy Gardens in Nine Elms and Wardian London in Canary Wharf. The independent, artisan Island Grocer will set the benchmark for the retail and leisure spaces across the 12 acre site. In addition, the gym and iconic red outdoor swimming pool are now complete, which will form part of the residents Arts Club.
5 Sep 2016
London City Island Apartments On Sale
Design: Glenn Howells Architects
Location: Leamouth Peninsula, Poplar, East London, England, UK
September Release at EcoWorld Ballymore’s London City Island
217 units launched to market as the final and tallest building goes on sale
EcoWorld Ballymore, one of London’s most prominent property developers launched the final building of its London City Island development on the Leamouth Peninsula with a fresh mix of unit types including popular, suites and 1 bedroom apartments going on sale.
Caledonia House is not only the last piece of the puzzle at London City Island, it is also the tallest tower, with stunning views across the river and towards Canary Wharf.
The homes being released will include suites, 1, 2, 3 bedroom homes and will form part of the islands’ 1,700 apartments. The 12 acre island development will benefit from stunning alfresco spaces and striking surroundings with an iconic backdrop of The O2, Canary Wharf and the City. Prices for the new units will start from £365,000.
London City Island is London’s new island neighbourhood. It will become a vibrant cultural area and one of the Capital’s most exciting and inspirational places to live. EcoWorld Ballymore recently announced that the London Film School intends to relocate to the island and will join English National Ballet and English National Ballet School who announced last year that they would be making their new home on the island in 2018, cementing the island’s position as a hub for the arts.
All residents of London City Island will be offered a year’s membership to the Friends of English National Ballet privileged database free of charge. This will begin when ENB move to the island in 2019 and will include opportunity for personal tours of the new ENB buildings, invites to watch the ENB rehearsals, masterclasses and dance workshops available for all ages, an opportunity to meet the dancers and access to Ballet Fit Classes run by ENB. After the first year residents will have an opportunity to extend their membership at a discounted rate.
To mark our biggest and most significant launch to date, the London City Island marketing suite opens its doors one last time. EcoWorld Ballymore is hosting one final launch party on 3 September from 10-5pm, at the Marketing Suite. The party will include favourites from the past – ice pops, a juice bar, canapes and sweet treats galore.
Whilst residents will enjoy all the benefits of riverfront ‘island living’, they will only have to cross the iconic 260ft red footbridge which spans the River Lea to connect to the rest of London. This new link constructed by Ballymore will allow residents to reach Bond Street in just 20 minutes via the Jubilee Line and DLR at Canning Town.
Island residents will automatically become members of the City Island Arts Club, the island’s own private residents’ club which is due to open later this year. The arts club includes a striking red swimming pool of bright, seafaring red tiles – the trademark hue which appears throughout the island.
Starting prices are as follows –
1 bed £450,000
2 bed £620,000
3 bed £740,000
About London City Island
London City Island will comprise 1,700 new homes set on an island of 12 acres, with independent artisan restaurants, shops, creative hubs and al fresco spaces. The development takes its inspiration from the area’s maritime heritage, with bold primary colours and making use of its waterside surroundings with river walkways.
About EcoWorld Ballymore
Eco World Ballymore is formed of Eco World, one of Malaysia’s leading property developers and Ballymore, who have over 20 EcoWorld Ballymore is formed of EcoWorld, one of Malaysia’s leading property developers and Ballymore, who have over 20 years’ experience in the London property market. The two companies share the vision of creating some of London’s most exciting and innovative residential developments. Their joint venture represents a careful balance of investment in three of the most important waterside development projects in London’s future, both east and west: Embassy Gardens, London City Island and Wardian London.
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