This rough hinterland of roads and railway arches as well as breakers yards and council estates will benefit from the sophisticated transformation of Battersea Power Station.
Redevelopment of a Sixties college into a scheme of 231 flats called This Space has proved a hit with young buyers. Now comes West Elms Studios, pictured, with 22 flats on the cusp of Zone 1. Prices are from £280,000. Call 020 8222 7200.