Borough has the edge on central living

Flats in Borough have it all: a central address, a famous food market and flats with breathtaking views.
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In the blink of an eye, it seems, Borough has gone from scuzzy fringe to fiercely fashionable. It’s not just the atmospheric food market that appeals but the wider area, a wedge of SE1 between the river and Elephant & Castle. This is the Tate-Globe-Shard hinterland, a superbly central address whether it is the City or the West End that looms large in your life.

Borough Place in Marshalsea Road is a boutique scheme of two- and three-bedroom apartments, including a penthouse with a fabulous 430sq ft roof terrace. Prices from £975,000. Call Caddington Blue on 020 7497 6033 for more information.

Two Fifty One, pictured, in Southwark Bridge Road is much larger — it’s a 41-storey mixed-use skyscraper with 335 flats, and views from the upper floors are spectacular. 

On completion in 2017, the block will have a wifi-enabled business and home-working lounge-cum-café alongside a private cinema club, a gym and other amenities. Many of the apartments have glazed winter gardens. Prices start at £634,000. Call DTZ on 020 3296 2222.

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