Leading developer Berkeley has officially opened The Quay Club - its hotly anticipated amenities offering at landmark Foster + Partners' designed development South Quay Plaza, which is located just moments from Canary Wharf and surrounded by 2.6 acres of leafy green space.
Seamlessly fusing world-class design, hotel-inspired hospitality and wellness, the amenities will help to deliver a truly holistic lifestyle, ideal for those wanting to be amongst the buzzof the capital's leading business district yet with their own tranquil spacesto unwind. A select number of apartments remain at the development's Valiant Tower, with prices starting from £835,000for a one-bedroom apartment, with the development's next phase, Harcourt Gardens, due to launch later this year.
Offering sleek communal areas designed by leading interiors firm DAPA, The Quay Club exudes style with exceptionalquality finishes. The furnishingsare all carefully considered, as well as being designedand sourced in the UK and made for a truly localised feel, while considered flourishes create an atmosphere of luxurythrough a well-appointed colour palette. Residentscan enjoya state of the art gym, 20m swimming pool overlooking the South Dock, business lounge, screening room and private dining room as well as the stunning 56th floor bar and terrace, offering incredible views of the city skyline.
The fitness facilities will be managed by Antidote,who offer a scientific approach to wellness, with a combination of in-person and online at-home classes to adapt to residents' preferences. The extensive fitness provision includes a gymnasium withTechnogymcardio machines, free weights, stretching areas and regular fitness classes for residents, in addition to the spectacular double height 20m swimming pool with stunning viewsof Canary Wharf and the South Dock. The bookable treatment rooms will provide a range of luxury spa and beauty therapies, in addition to appointments with physiotherapists and osteopaths.
Situated on the 56th floor of the development sits one of the highest residential barsand terracesin Europe, with arguably some of the best views of London. The 56th floor bar and terrace is the jewel in the crown of the facilities, offering private members lounge sophistication matched with local influences and produce. Key beverage suppliers including London-born sustainable craft beer company Hiver and independent wine bar Humble Grape.This is Hiver'sfirst residential development offering, with itsrange of craft beersavailable at the bar and dining areas, withdrinks packages tutored tastings and exclusive early access to events including their sell-out beekeeping experiences in southeast London.
Residents will also be supplied with top-up cards for Humble Grape's by-the-glass wine dispensers, offering a range of specially selected varieties that the residents themselves will be able to select, voting for their preferences during one of the wine tasting sessions that Humble Grape will provide for residents. To help foster a real sense of community, Humble Grape will run regular tastings at The Quay Club, creating a unique SQP wine club as well as giving residents discounts on other Humble Grape experiences.
Occupying half of the floor space of the residents' Club Lounge, the stunning terrace has its own bar, kitchen and outside BBQ grill station, decorated with dark woods and low-level furniture to maximise the views available. All-encompassing views of London from every aspect can be enjoyed here, taking in the City to the West, Canary Wharf to the North, Greenwich and the South Downs to the South and the 02 and Thames Barrier, including the famous curve of the river Thames to the East.
When complete, South Quay Plaza will provide over 1,300 stunning new studio to three bedroom apartments and penthouses across three towers. A number of apartments in the first building, Valiant Tower, are ready for occupation with some residents already moved in. The apartments themselves benefit from elevated vistas across the London skyline, an unrivalled specification and contemporary, stylish interiors. Boasting a 24 hour concierge and set within 2.6 acres of beautifully-landscaped green space, residents will be able to enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with quick access to the wide variety of retailers and restaurants at Canary Wharf and the wider city.
Justin Tibaldi, Divisional Managing Director at Berkeley Group, comments: "The Quay Club represents the best of inspired interior design, hospitality and wellness to create a lifestyle offering that truly enriches the experience of those who buy a home here. Discerning purchasers now have a high level of expectation when it comes to amenity provisions at new developments, and I am certain that they will be delighted by the exceptional facilities available at South Quay Plaza.
"We are proud to be working with local partners who have excellent sustainable credentials -an element of great importance to us at Berkeley and something that we believe reflects the future of amenities providers."
Rob Burton, Co-Founderat DAPA Interiors, comments: "Our vision for The Quay Club was to create a spectacular interior space whilst allowing the breath-taking views across London to take centre stage. Working with the rich internal palette of brass and walnut through the spaces, our colour palette of Prussian blues and Rusty reds provides a juxtaposition of sumptuousness and distinction."
South Quay Plaza benefits from great transport links, adjacent to South Quay DLR and just 500m from Canary Wharf underground station (Jubilee Line). A new footbridge will connect the development to Canary Wharf Crossrail station in under four minutes, where the Elizabeth Line will become operational in 2022. The development is a short journey from London City Airport with easy access to the Thames Clipper boat services.
Apartments at South Quay Plaza start from £835,000. To find out more, please visit http://www.southquayplaza.london/ or phone 0203 813 7319