Greenwich: new-build flats and houses

For such an ancient and historic town, Greenwich is also modernising and undergoing a massive building boom that is bringing new riverside homes and developments to brown field sites
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New Capital Quay
From £350,000: one-, two- and three-bedroom flats are available at New Capital Quay, overlooking the Thames and Deptford Creek

The largest new-build development in SE10 is Greenwich Millennium Village (GMV) on the Greenwich peninsula, a joint venture between the Mayor of London, Countryside Properties and Taylor Wimpey.

Greenwich Millennium Village
From £285,000: a one-bedroom apartment in Building 109 at Greenwich Millennium Village
The 2,850-home development began in 1999 and there is no final date for completion. So far, 1,095 homes have been built. Apartment Buildings 104 and 105 overlook the yacht club; these buildings are now 90 per cent sold. Off-plan prices start at £479,000 for a three-bedroom flat for completion in summer 2014.

The next phase, Apartment Buildings 108 and 109, are an arrangement of four-storey blocks around a square, with one-, two- and three-bedroom flats. Off-plan prices start at £280,000 for a one-bedroom flat.

New Capital Quay is a mixed-used development on the site of Henry VIII’s shipyard. The development of 636 one-, two- and three-bedroom flats completes in the spring of 2014 and the first residents moved in in April 2013. On a spit of land overlooking the Thames and Deptford Creek, to the west of Greenwich town centre, the developer Galliard is offering the choice of buying a completed flat or off plan. A new Waitrose store opened in June 2013 and prices start at £350,000 for a one-bedroom flat.

Prime Place (Hamptons 020 7758 8457) is part of a larger mixed-use development on an island site on Norman Road, south of Greenwich station, that includes a new gym, a business centre, student flats and a cycle repair café. Developer Willmott Dixon is building 181 one-, two- and three-bedroom flats in two blocks; one with nine storeys and the other with 10 storeys. Twenty of the homes will be available for social rent through Greenwich council and 14 via shared ownership through Moat. Off-plan open market sales start at £429,995 for a two-bedroom flat; the first occupants move in at Christmas 2013 and the scheme completes in the summer of 2014.

Greenwich Square
From £400,000: for a two-bedroom flat at Greenwich Square in Woolwich Road
Greenwich Square on Woolwich Road, on the site of the Greenwich District Hospital, is a mixed-used development of 645 one-, two- and three-bedroom flats, three-bedroom maisonettes and four-bedroom townhouses.

A joint venture between builders Hadley Mace and the Mayor of London, more than half the homes will be affordable with rental properties available through Greenwich council and shared-ownership flats through housing association L&Q.

Prices of the open market homes start at £400,000 for a two-bedroom flat. First residents move in during summer and autumn 2014 and the whole development will be completed in 2017.

The River Gardens at Royal Greenwich (Jones Lang LaSalle 020 3744 76111) was launched during September 2013 by London & Regional Properties. Offering 1,000 feet of riverside frontage on Banning Street east of the town centre, the development includes a gym, swimming pool, restaurants, shops and a crèche. Phase two of the 487-flat development is being sold off plan for occupation in March 2014; prices start at £300,000 for a one-bedroom flat.

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