South Shore, part of the prestigious new Victory Pier development, has finally arrived. This historic location on the Medway waterfront was once a strategic port, a bustling dockyard and one of Britain’s most important naval bases, and is now being transformed into a very special village community.
The one and two bedroom apartments at South Shore provide a cool and contemporary lifestyle, along with the absolute convenience of fast transport links to London and the continent.
The apartments at South Shore have been designed to provide exceptional living space and to take full advantage of the amenities on offer around the redeveloped quayside. The riverside walks and picture-perfect marina will provide all the encouragement you’ll need for everyday diversion –
The Medway estuary has undergone a massive redevelopment programme in recent years and what was once an industrial wasteland has seen a gradual transformation into a desirable waterside destination.
Stop for a coffee and just watch the world go by as yachts moor up or sail out to sea. Come early evening, the marina will provide an ambient environment for wining and dining inside or al fresco, with a perfect backdrop of bobbing sails and wide blue skies.
Only a short train ride from South Shore will find you strolling the historic grounds of Rochester Castle or perusing the extensive
range of retail at Bluewater.
Chatham Maritime, almost adjacent to South Shore, has benefitted
from substantial investment with an Odeon cinema and a variety
of shops and restaurants to supplement those at Victory Pier.
There is plenty to keep you busy in the local vicinity with a Virgin
Active in nearby Rochester, an ice rink and a ski and snowboard
centre in Gillingham along with water sports, golf and horse riding opportunities. Chatham is home to a 960-seat theatre and a
The long established Pentagon Shopping Centre and the nearby Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre has a large M&S and Sainsbury’s amongst an extensive range of stores. Visit Rochester’s delightful and historic high street or drive down the north Kent coast for trendy art galleries and the celebrated sea food of pretty Whitstable.
- Rivermead School - Primary (0.3 miles)
- Burnt Oak Primary School (0.3 miles)
- Saxon Way Primary School (0.4 miles)
The region’s recently introduced high speed rail services are sure to make the journey a breeze. A speedy 35 minute train trip will find you at Stratford International, home to the 2012 Olympics, the newly opened Westfield Stratford City and a new DLR station with speedy links to London’s dockland districts. Or stay on the train for St Pancras International – a journey of around 40 minutes – for the bright lights of London or a day at the office. Local train services also easily connect you with the towns in the surrounding region.
For weekends away, change at Ebbsfleet to connect with Eurostar services for Paris, Brussels and Lille or take the car down to Ashford and hop on Eurotunnel train for a hassle-free transfer under the English Channel to Calais.
Road links are also good with the M2 and M20 motorways both readily accessible and the fast A2 providing a direct link with the M25 and the capital. Try out the popular coach commuter services to Canary Wharf or central London or hop on a local bus at Pier Road for Chatham centre or Walderslade.
For international air travel, Gatwick Airport is the best option with a drive time of under an hour from South Shore.
Getting to South Shore is easy by car, simply follow the map to Ocean Drive or enter the postcode into your sat nav. Alternatively Gillingham Rail Station is only a 19 minute walk, or 9 minute bus ride away (from Jefferey Street stop take the 176 toward Gillingham, Plantation Road).
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Hyde New Homes is part of the Hyde Group, which was established more than 40 years ago. The Hyde Group is a not-for-profit organisation and currently owns or manages in excess of 45,000 properties.
We are a major provider of affordable homes, predominantly in London and the South of England.
Our vision is to make a lasting difference to people’s lives by developing a range of affordable homes and communities where people can prosper.
We work with and are partly funded by the Local Authorities where we build our homes, and the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) the Government agency that funds and regulates housing associations.