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Royal Arsenal Riverside by Berkeley Homes (East Thames) Ltd

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Royal Arsenal Riverside is one of South East London's most exciting riverside addresses, occupying a prime location along the River Thames with a forthcoming on-site Crossrail station and buzzing retail hub.

Royal Arsenal Riverside residents’ benefits from:

• Forthcoming on-site Crossrail station
• Convenient transport links nearby, including National Rail, DLR and on-site Thames Clipper
• Close proximity to London City Airport (7 minutes on DLR)
• 24 hour Concierge service
• The Waterside Club, now open - Residents’ only spa, featuring a 20m swimming pool, cinema room and gym
• On-site amenities including Marks & Spencer’s, Gastropub’s and bars, Café, pharmacy, doctors surgery, dentist, nursery, 7R Gym and a Premier Inn

New homes available:

Pavilion Square – Discount Market Sale

Pavilion Square boasts a seamless combination of striking modern architecture with two meticulously restored, Grade II listed buildings.
• Manhattan Suites and 1 bedroom apartments available
• A stunning landscaped courtyard
• High specification and ultra-modern interiors
• Limited apartments available with the exclusive Discount Market Sale Scheme

Waterfront I, II & III

An exciting new riverside destination on the River Thames with far reaching City views. Waterfront offers dynamic luxury living.
• Manhattan Suites, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and luxury Duplex Penthouses
• The first release of London Help to Buy is now available in Waterfront III
• Set adjacent to the forthcoming four acre Maribor Park
• Over 1 km of riverside walks

The Officers’ House

A unique architectural gem in the heart of the new Royal Arsenal Riverside, with the original part of the building built over 250 years ago. Artfully combining old and new, The Officers’ House is a combination of Grade II listed apartments and contemporary new build.
• A mix of only 34 apartments and penthouses
• Opens onto the landscaped central piazza
• Contemporary specification
• Unique open plan layouts


RARE is Berkeley’s exciting vision for the commercial and community offering at Royal Arsenal Riverside. Already home to over 5,000 residents as well as a host of cultural, community, retail, leisure and employment spaces. Royal Arsenal Riverside offers a creative and vibrant environment for work, rest and play in South East London.

Visit www.rare.london and follow RARE on twitter @RARE_Explore
  1. Forthcoming Crossrail Station
  2. Excellent transport links
  3. Buzzing retail hub
  4. Riverside walks



Royal Arsenal Riverside, London, SE18

Sales and Marketing Suite address:
Imperial Building,
No.2 Duke of Wellington Avenue,
London, Royal Arsenal Riverside
SE18 6FR

Opening hours

Mon-Sun 10am – 6pm, Thursdays late night opening until 8pm

Local Information

Leisure Facilities

Further to the on-site amenities residents enjoy the vast amounts of open space covered by eight local parks and Shooters Hill Golf Club offering breath-taking views over the rambling nature of North Kent.

The local and surrounding area boasts facilities including: Cambridge Harriers, David Lloyd Leisure Centre, Greenwich Park, Tennis Centre, Mottingham Farm Riding School, Residents’ gym, The Body Workshop, Waterfront Leisure Centre, and Woolwich Cycle Club.

Local Shopping

COMING SOON: Forthcoming on-site retail hub at Royal Arsenal Riverside

Greenwich Village
Shopping in Greenwich Village is a mixture of the historic Greenwich Market, quirky independent designer boutiques and high street stores. Shoppers can choose from a range of stores offering everything from vintage to designer fashion, furniture, artisan food and markets.

Canary Wharf
Easily accessible via the DLR from Lewisham or the Jubilee Line from London Bridge, Canary Wharf Shopping Centre offers a wide range of retail options. The upmarket shopping centre is made up of three arcades: Canada Place, Cabot Place and Jubilee Place and houses over 200 shops, bars, restaurants and cafes that are open seven days a week. The centre includes a large Waitrose, complete with sushi bar, café and wine tasting area, as well as a large number of restaurants and eateries providing everything from a quick sandwich at Pret a Manger to a fine dining experience a the Plateau Restaurant. High street fashion retailers such as Next, Gap and Hobbs, sit alongside luxury retailers and brands such as Tiffany, Mont Blanc, Thomas Pink, Hackett and Bang & Olufsen.

Woolwich Town Centre
High street stores and cafés sit alongside the town’s thriving markets on Beresford Square and Plumstead Road, Dating back to the 1600s this colourful market offers an array of goods in a fully accessible, vehicle free environment. The arrival of a forthcoming Tesco Superstore, which will be the chain’s largest European store, will offer over 80,000sq ft of retail space and further enhance the town centre’s appeal.


Primary Schools

Primary school with nursery.
Frances Street, SE18 5LP

Primary school and early years centre.
Paget Rise, SE18 3PY

Foxfield Primary School
Foxfield Primary School is a large school with over 450 children from Nursery (age 3) to Year 6 (age 11).
Sandbach Place, SE18 7EX

Primary school with nursery.
Bloomfield Road, SE18 7JJ

Notre Dame
Voluntary aided, Roman Catholic primary school.
169 Eglinton Road, SE18 3SJ

Plumcroft Primary School
Plumcroft Primary School accommodates pupils from Nursery and Reception, through to Year 6 students.
Plum Lane, SE18 3HW

St Mary Magdalene C of E Primary School
Voluntary aided, Church of England primary school with nursery.
Kingsman Street, SE18 5PW

St Peters Primary School
Voluntary aided Roman Catholic primary school.
42 Crescent Road, SE18 7BN

St Ursula’s Convent
A humanities college. Voluntary aided Roman Catholic school for girls.
Crooms Hill, London, SE10 8HN

St Thomas More R C Comprehensive School
St Thomas More R C is a specialist college in mathematics and computing, Voluntary aided Roman Catholic school for boys and girls.
Footscray Road, London, SE9 2SU

The John Roan
A voluntary controlled school for girls and boys.
Maze Hill, London, SE3 7UD

Thomas Tallis School
A specialist art school and a National School of Creativity. The school also has Leading Edge Status, which recognises that it is involved in the development of innovative teaching methodologies.
Kidbrooke Park Road, London, SE3 9PX


COMING SOON- Forthcoming on-site:
• Medical centre
• Pharmacy
• Dentist

Escreet Grove Surgery
Escreet Grove, Woolwich, SE18 5TE

Ferryview Health Centre
25 John Wilson Street,
Woolwich, SE18 6PZ

Glyndon Medical Centre
188 Ann Street, Plumstead, SE18 7LX

Heronsgate Medical Centre
Goosander Way, Thamesmead, SE28 0ER

Trinity Medical Centre
213 Burrage Road, Plumstead, SE18 7JZ

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich
Queen Elizabeth, Woolwich was opened as a new premises on the site of the former Queen Elizabeth Military Hospital in March 2001. Facilities include over 520 beds, seven main theatres and two day surgery theatres, together with state-of-the-art imaging and laboratory facilities, which offer a wide range of clinical services. A&E onsite.
Stadium Road, SE18 4QH

University Hospital Lewisham
Offers medical, surgical and emergency services for the local community. It also provides a range of specialist services for south east London and beyond, including children’s day case surgery, neonatal intensive care, cystic fi brosis care and ear, nose and throat and vascular surgery. It is one of the few hospitals in London to have a separate Children’s A&E Department – a service that is rated ‘Excellent’ by the Care Quality Commission. A&E onsite.
Lewisham High Street, SE13 6LH

Transport Links

Thames Clipper
Royal Arsenal Riverside boasts its own pier for the Thames Clipper fast ferry service, which can whisk you in comfort to North Greenwich O2 in just 6 minutes; Canary Wharf in under 30; and London Bridge in under 40 minutes.

When the service opens in 2018, Crossrail trains will travel from Maidenhead and Heathrow in the west to Shenfi eld and Abbey Wood in the east via new twin tunnels under central London, dramatically reducing journey times, in some cases by up to half. With stops that will include Paddington, Bond Street and Liverpool Street, it will link Heathrow Airport, the West End, the City of London and Canary Wharf – with a proposed forthcoming new station at Royal Arsenal Riverside.

London City Airport is just 6 minutes away by DLR from Woolwich Arsenal, and serves 30 destinations with international connections to hundreds more. The busiest airport in the UK, London Heathrow, is 23 miles from Royal Arsenal Riverside and handles over 67 million passengers each year and offers a choice of over 200 domestic, European and international destinations. It takes just under an hour to reach Terminal 5 by taking the train to London Bridge, the Tube to Paddington and then the Heathrow Express. Gatwick Airport is 25 miles away and London’s second largest international airport, with daily flights to hundreds of worldwide destinations. This too can be reached in under an hour by taking the train to London Bridge, and then connecting with the service to Gatwick.

Nearest stations:

National Train Station logo Light Railway Station logo Woolwich Arsenal (0.3 miles)
Light Railway Station logo King George V (0.6 miles)
National Train Station logo Woolwich Dockyard (0.7 miles)

Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

Driving directions

By Road
The A206 Plumstead Road runs adjacent to the Royal Arsenal Riverside giving direct links via the Blackwall Tunnel north of the Thames and to Central London. The A205/208 runs south from Woolwich providing access to the A2 and the M25.

By Rail
Royal Arsenal Riverside is approximately 300 metres from Woolwich Arsenal Overground and DLR Stations. From here high frequency rail services run to London Bridge, Cannon Street and Charing Cross.

Woolwich Arsenal DLR station opened in January 2009 and is located only 300 metres from Royal Arsenal Riverside. Trains run at least every ten minutes to and from Woolwich Arsenal.

The Woolwich Arsenal extension serves all stations on the London City Airport route (City Airport 6 minutes) and Canning Town, the latter providing connections to Canary Wharf (20 minutes), Bank (28 minutes) and to the Jubilee Line for London Bridge and the West End.

With the DLR Stratford International extension opening for the 2012 Olympics, trains are planned to operate every four minutes between Woolwich Arsenal and Stratford International. (source: Transport for London).

By Tube
Jubilee Line services operate from Green Park and London Bridge to North Greenwich. A taxi rank or buses are available from North Greenwich Station, with bus journey times of between 15 and 20 minutes.

By River
Thames Clippers offer a direct service to key stops in central London and Docklands business and entertainment areas, with the option of connection to other modes of transport. Royal Arsenal Riverside to The O2 takes just 8 minutes, and to Canary Wharf just 23 minutes.



The open plan kitchen and living area boasts some beautiful finishes, from stone worktops with glass splash backs to polished timber effect doors. Not only this, it provides access to the terrace or timber decked balcony.

Bathrooms are fitted with some sleek chrome finishes and stylish tiled finish to walls and flooring. Superior quality bathrooms are elemental in their concept, their sleek lines and design matched only by an unprecedented attention to detail, having been inspired by the pristine elegance of modern spas.

The relaxation does not stop there, to make residents feel upmost comfortable and relaxed, all bedrooms have been fitted with soft underfoot carpet and for the added luxury, master bedrooms have a built in wardrobe.

About Developer

The Berkeley Group builds homes and neighbourhoods. They focus on creating beautiful, successful places in London and the South of England. The business works together with other people to tackle the shortage of good quality homes, and make a lasting contribution to the landscape and to the communities that it helps create.

The Berkeley Group is publicly-owned and listed on the London Stock Exchange as a FTSE 250 company. It has been ranked Britain's most sustainable major house builder for the last 8 years in a row and was voted Britain's Most Admired Company across all industries in 2011.

The Berkeley Group is made up of five autonomous companies:

• Berkeley
• St George
• St James (a joint venture with Thames Water)
• St Edward (a joint venture with the Prudential)
• St William (a joint venture launched with National Grid)
• St Joseph

Sustainability is at the heart of Berkeley’s business strategy. Its single biggest contribution is to create new places that grace their surroundings and will stand the test of time. The environmental performance of each site is monitored tightly and they publish independent research measuring the company’s social and economic impact.

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