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The Worshipful The Mayor of Hillingdon, Councillor Catherine Dann has officially opened Parkwest, the latest development by St George, which is located in West Drayton, just 2 miles north of Heathrow and 1 mile from Stockley Park.

In just under 12 months since the development first launched, all apartments in Arlington and Burlington House have been sold off plan, Lexington House is over 80% sold and the latest phase, Kensington House is performing equally well.  When the development is complete, Parkwest will offer 574 new homes, 203 of which will be affordable and for the local community.  The new homes enjoy a stylish and contemporary specification and benefit from a 24 hour concierge service residents' health and fitness suite, and a community room.

Ian Dobie Managing Director of St George West London commented, "We were confident when we started building in this Borough that Parkwest would be a success both because of its style and location.  I am pleased that the success of the concept and design of the buildings has been reflected in the sales rates.  This is a vibrant area, which benefits from excellent employment opportunities and with the addition of Crossrail and the opening of T5 next year, the future for this part of West London is looking very positive."

The Worshipful The Mayor Councillor Catherine Dann also commented, "You should be proud of what has been achieved here today and what it brings to this community and the Borough of Hillingdon. The square and gardens here are beautiful and I expect that the occupants of Parkwest will be very happy in their new homes.  I am proud to unveil this sculpture today as a symbol of the development's international appeal, which will be enjoyed by the residents for years to come.'

St George has won numerous environmental awards over the years for its developments and Parkwest features many elements of sustainability that make life better for everyone...and everything that lives here! 

St George has also set up some innovative and important travel schemes at Parkwest which will help to improve traffic flow in and around the local area.  A travel co ordinator has been employed to manage and provide the residents at Parkwest with essential travel information for the local area, this can include bus routes, train times and even areas of local interest. 

In order to encourage the use of green travel at Parkwest both a cycle club and car club have been established.  St George has teamed up with City Car Club to provide two Honda Civic Hybrid Cars for use as part of the Parkwest Car Club.  Membership is free and bookings can be made on line or over the phone. These cars include insurance, tax, servicing, MOT and valeting, will make a positive contribution to the environment. 

Ian Dobie Managing Director of St George West London said, "With the development of Heathrow's Terminal 5, the announcement of Crossrail and the regeneration taking place in West Drayton, both investment buyers and owner occupiers are looking at this part of West London with a renewed enthusiasm.  The benefits of developments such as Parkwest are that they have great potential for both long term lettings and excellent capital growth."

Parkwest is in a superb location for commuters, students, and international travellers alike.  The M4 and M25 are just a couple of miles away, as is Heathrow -The World's Busiest Airport. With Terminal 5 opening in March 2008 and the recent announcement of Crossrail having been approved, Parkwest will be well connected both Nationally and Internationally. Stockley Park, Europe's largest commercial centre, which houses companies such as Apple UK, BT, Cisco, Marks and Spencer, Sharp and Hasbro is only a few minutes away and benefits from a Virgin Active Gym and an 18 hole golf course. 

Prices for an apartment in Kensington House start from just £194,950*

*price correct at time of going to press.  For further information please contact the sales centre and show apartment on T: 01895 449 009 W:  or Text: Parkwest to 60123.  For further press information please contact Rachel Maclaurin at TTA Public Relations T: 020 7886 0309 or e-mail Rachel Maclaurin

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