Custom House and Royal Docks: new homes update

Hundreds of new affordable flats and houses are being built in Custom House and Royal Docks, and a 41-acre Thames-side area might soon be the site for over 3,500 homes.
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Property area guide to Custom House
From £175,000: for a one-bedroom flat at East City Point on Charford Road
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East City Point on Charford Road is a Countryside Homes development of 649 (277 affordable through Affinity Sutton Housing Association) one- and two-bedroom flats, two- and three-bedroom maisonettes and three- and four-bedroom houses. The current phase will be ready by Christmas 2014; the whole development in September 2018. Prices start at £175,000 for a one-bedroom flat, £210,000 for a two-bedroom flat and £310,000 for a three-bedroom house.

The £1.5 billion development of Silvertown Quays by Chelsfield and First Base on the south side of the Royal Victoria Docs will include 1,500 new homes to go alongside business developments, new leisure facilities and a new bridge over the dock to the ExCeL centre. Work on the development could start as early as 2014.

A new floating village could be planned for on the Thames as Mayor Boris Johnsonhas asked developers to come up with proposals for a floating scheme on 15 acres of water in the shadow of the Emirates cable car.

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