The Sunday Times has dubbed Vauxhall as one of their top 10 places to live in London.
The Sunday Times features Vauxhall in their list of best places to live in London. Vauxhall is located in a Zone 1, central London neighbourhood that has historically been described as a bit of a “concrete jungle”. However, the Sunday Times says this is giving way “to a genteel hinterland”. The Nine Elms regeneration on the Southbank is helping to change this perception, with 16,000 new homes being delivered along a three kilometre stretch of the River Thames. Part of the regeneration masterplan, Barratt London’s Nine Elms Point development is taking shape here, with seven distinctive buildings, linked by landscaped gardens and pathways.
An area “retains a gritty feel: railway lines overhead, brick arches and industrial yards” while “a loveliness can also be found” in Vauxhall thanks to leafy Fentiman Road, tennis courts and green spaces such as Vauxhall Park and Pleasure Gardens, says the Sunday Times.
Barratt London’s Nine Elms Point development is located at the heart of Vauxhall, within walking distance to Vauxhall Park, with many apartments overlooking the River Thames. There are a number of areas that the Sunday Times highlights as “pastel listed loveliness” within close proximity to Nine Elms Point such as, “Lansdowne Gardens conservation area and on Bonnington Square… [and] Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, which has a city farm for the kids and traditional tearoom”.
Vauxhall offers the entertainment factor as well, where “the locals say: you know you have arrived when you get a Dirty Burger”, which is just a nine minute walk from Nine Elms Point. There are also “Portuguese cafés under the arches” for late night revellers while the “smart set dine finely at Brunswick House, within the splendour of the Lassco antiques emporium”. The Sunday Times goes on to say that “adding to the area’s edge are Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery” – Vauxhall has a lot to offer new residents.
Nine Elms Point is conveniently situated in Zone 1, where commuting couldn’t be easier during the week, but you can you can enjoy your own urban retreat via the vast amounts of open green space on the weekends. The development is well connected with bus stops in front of the development, Vauxhall underground station a five-minute walk away and Nine Elms underground station next door when it is completed.
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