Greenwich Peninsula

Number of Developments

12

Ratings

4.13 Rating

Rating (based on 267 reviews)

Excellent

44.57%

Very Good

41.95%

Average

8.99%

Disappointing

1.12%

Very Poor

3.37%

Knight Dragon are the company behind Greenwich Peninsula. With a London-based delivery team, the international property development company focuses on delivering both mixed-use property and estate infrastructure. It has completed urban developments in Hong Kong, Malaysia, the USA as well as, London alongside its main flagship project in Greenwich Peninsula.

The developments

There are a number of Greenwich Peninsula properties currently featured on HomeViews. These include The Norton, The Lighterman, The Moore, Cabel & Roper, Waterman Gardens, The Fulmar, The Waterman, No. 1 Upper Riverside, No. 2 Upper Riverside No. 3 Upper Riverside, No. 4 Upper Riverside and No. 5 Upper Riverside. A short walk to North Greenwich Tube station, the community on Greenwich Peninsula can reach Canary Wharf in two minutes and London Bridge in eight via the Jubilee Line. Travel to Greenwich Peninsula by bus, boat, tube or air, the rest of the capital is easily accessible.

Greenwich Peninsula Reviews

“Fantastic quality build. Very modern feel to the apartment with nice touches, such as Siemens appliances, underfloor heating, Villeroy & Boch sanitary installations etc. Efficient concierge service (never had a package rejected and always get a text reminding me to collect shipments from the office). Typical residents’ gym that is kept clean and generally well-looked after. Another ‘cool’ feature of the development is laundry lockers, where you can leave your clothes to be collected and delivered back by a dry cleaner.”  Verified Resident, The Norton

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Upperriverside and the surrounding area really break the mould when it comes to the standard they provide!

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Verified Resident
Review Date Apr 2020

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Upperriverside and the surrounding area really break the mould when it comes to the standard they provide!

We recently moved from Canary Wharf with the hope Greenwich would bring activities and community, and it certainly delivered.

Concierge for all 4 buildings in upper riverside are so helpful and friendly. We’ve been here since July and they’ve helped us every step of the way. Our flat is ultra modern, and as we are the 18th floor, the views of London are breathtaking.

The aftercare team have also helped us with any little requests we have made about the flat & management always take the communities feedback on board.

Our apartment is ultra-modern and perfect for a couple working in central London, as the commute is only 20 minutes to Westminster and 25 to Marleybone – ideal for a stress-free morning commute.

I’ve never been part of such a community where everyone is so happy and ours neighbours are all friends- it’s great!

We also know people that live in the Lighterman and Besserman who regularly enjoy workouts with us and take walks with them to enjoy the many parks in the surrounding area.

Please tell us what you like and dislike about this area:

There is so much to do! Our favourite bar has to be Ardoa, their wine and food is incredible. We also love a long walk down the river where there is an ecology park, perfect environment for relaxing on the weekend.

Please share one thing (or more) which you wish you had known before you moved in:

I would have liked to have had more knowledge on the services available (The tide). I’m now a member and go frequently, as I joined through a friend.

What is the best feature of your home:

The best feature has to be the views from our balcony and rooftop terrace.

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Location
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Value
5
Management
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When you live in Greenwich next to the river and the Greenwich Ecology Park it doesn’t feel like full on city living and instead I have the best of both worlds.

I rented in Greenwich Millennium Village and loved the area so decided to pool resources with my girlfriend and purchase a one-bed flat in 2015. We had been to launch events before and underestimated demand so we missed out – this time we got there early and queued for hours to reserve out flat! The flat has been great as my neighbours in are all very friendly and we often chat in the lifts.

When you live in Greenwich next to the river and the Greenwich Ecology Park it doesn’t feel like full on city living and instead I have the best of both worlds. My commute is easy which was important to me as I can walk and avoid the joys of rush hour! Buses are on my doorstep and the convenience to the Jubilee line, and the ability to get anywhere in London quickly.

Please share one thing (or more) which you wish you had known before you moved in:

I don’t know what it is like post brexit but the peninsula is popular

5
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4
Design
5
Location
4
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5
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good area with good building but poor L&Q management and hard restrictions.

the building looks like very morden and fasion which has air purifier inside which all of my family like it. Three lifts are good and effeciency. But the service charge is not cheap as some area and hard restriction for no access to the lodge, reading area and even cinema inside building. The fod restricted lift and fire exit access is really not acceptable. The building management is poor which we requested more than one year for a lender needed cladding report with no solution at all. The parcel management is not good enough at all, sometimes it’s informed by email, sometimes it’s informed by leaflet, sometimes there’s not information. Really weired. The staffs which includes cleaner, concierage staffs are really good enough.

Please tell us what you like and dislike about this area:

there’s very nice place with shops and restaurants, easy access to north greeniwich tube station . tThe building has good Thames river view and Canary wharf sightseeing, even Greenwich observation.

Please share one thing (or more) which you wish you had known before you moved in:

before moved in, it’s better to have a cladding report otherwise you can’t get remortage from any lender.

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

very uneffeciency, contact with them would spend at 5 working days to wait for respond email. And if you want to fix a window handle it costs three more month with no fix~~~are you shocking? no it’s not the worst situation. there’s no solution with cladding report for more than a year even worse than Brexit,LOL

4
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5
Design
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Location
5
Value
4
Management
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Super pro and lovely sales

I was really struck by the entire sales process, from flat viewing all the way through completion and after sales. A lovely lady called Kate was so patient, responsive and responsible, and I felt like she was genuinely invested in helping me get through my first time buy. This is something I had not felt in the over 20+ properties I’d viewed and considered making an offer for.

I really can’t praise Upper Riverside more for its design. Every friend I have come over tells me it looks fancy and feels like a hotel. I love the use of materials, colour, shape and form to create a harmonious living environment. I love the roofed terraces, gym and swimming pool too.
Cinema room, dining room etc. are amazing – though they are so overbooked and apparently half the time they are not genuinely being used. I wish there was a way to contact the booker directly and ask if they are using it or not, because sometimes I’d really like to host someone and just can’t because someone decided to squat on a booking.

Please tell us what you like and dislike about this area:

It’s getting better and better. The Design District opened recently and is super cool, O2 has a lot of great restaurants esp. a Chinese hotpot place.
However, we’re missing a good supermarket – there’s only a Tesco local and it really doesn’t cut it. It’d be great if we could have a Waitrose – that’ll save me from shopping in Canary Wharf every weekend.

Please share one thing (or more) which you wish you had known before you moved in:

– The balcony leaks water from above.

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

Management is very responsive. My fellow residents often complain about service fees expensive but I do feel management is trying to do a very good job to justify these fees. Once, my toilet flush wasn’t working and they immediately sent someone across that very afternoon, which I thought was amazing. It’s also spared me plumbing fees. On another occasion, my kitchen extractor fan wasn’t working and again, they had people at my door the next day to fix it, which was great.
There are just a few small qualms, which if resolved, would raise the score for management from and 8 to a 10:
– Security. I think Upper riverside buildings are quite eye-catching to passersby and others in the area. Hence, I have personally come across and also heard many horror stories of stolen packages, non-residents tail-gating, and even trying to break into flats. My building didn’t have a concierge until recently due to low occupancy, and I hope the instalment of security staff at the concierge will now solve the problem.
– Overbooked / unused facilities. Dining rooms, cinema rooms, BBQ terraces and other function rooms are often completely booked out by squatters but not used. While this is not necessarily within the purview of management to fix, we could really benefit from a better system that allows us to contact these “squatters”, or to ask every person to confirm their booking 48 hours before the booking time, if not the slots are let back out on the system.
– Package delivery: There are two problems here. 1) packages delivered today are often processed really slowly. Amazon / DPD / Hermes will tell me the package is delivered, but I won’t get a text from B2 concierge until 5, 6 hours later. If I go earlier, sometimes the staff are disgruntled or impatient and on a lucky day they’ll reluctantly go through the packages to find mine. Their attitude and the slow processing puts me off a bit. 2) Packages delivered on or before yesterday are taken downstairs to another storage. This presents two problems: (i) if the concierge only has one member staff present, the person is not able to leave and I will have to sit and wait until their colleague has returned before they can go downstairs. (ii) The storage facility seems to be quite far? It takes 10-15 minutes to wait for a parcel like this, which is far from ideal. I’m willing to wait about 5-8 minutes, but 15 minutes is a bit much. Last time I waited 20 mins despite being told 10-15 mins and that made me late to an appointment.

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Design
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Location
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A lovely spot to live but room for improvement

The Lighterman is a great building, I like the design of it and my flat is well proportioned however there are some shortcomings.
1) The balconies on the south west side on the two bedrooms have extreme issues with wind. Nothing can be kept on them as stuff flies around the balconies themselves physically shake. It would be been better given this predictable issue to have made winter gardens which provide a more adaptable space and can be used in the winter. Some neighbouring buildings for instance have retractable glass paneling which makes for a more useful area with British weather.
2) The separate entrance for shared ownership is still insulting. Given we all live in our flats versus foreign buyers who just rent them it’s simply not nice that the entire building was restructured -two bed shared ownership being smaller to accommodate an extra unnecessary lift instead of an ensuite. It’s also not been done to a high standard and in some cases is worse than the social building entrances in other buildings.
3) Communal areas like the roof terrace, gym and the share entry work space should be open to shared ownership, especially when you get to 100% – that’s inexcusable if not the case.

In terms of the management, responses are sluggish and never fully detailed. Action plans set at meetings aren’t followed through. We are STILL waiting for a refund from the first years charge from the company who KD let fail.

Please tell us what you like and dislike about this area:

Amenities wise it’s sad to see no businesses like the restaurants at the Tide failing so quickly. Perhaps it’s because there isn’t the critical volume required on the peninsula to support them but also the footfall isn’t going to help. Whilst the raised walkways is nice, the shaping of the planters and not relocating some moveable infrastructure like the bin houses obscures the view to the area. This therefore stops visitors from wandering down to explore the area.

Whilst the Co-Op was a very welcome addition to the neighbour it’s arrival was heavily delayed and the Tesco store is totally inadequate. Moreover it’s shocking to see no full size supermarket included in the plans given the area is designed for residents not having cars and the ambitious numbers expected to live here.

Transport links wise some kind of route needs to be created to Canary Whard. Whether a boat that just goes back and forth or a bridge, either would relieve so much traffic from the tube. It’s annoying watching a nearly permanently empty cable car operate which if it went the other way would be constantly busy. I have serious concerns about the overwhelming volumes of traffic to the jubilee line station once more properties are added. It’s frustrating that despite crossrail either going just by or under the tip of the peninsula it hasn’t been docked to it with a station. Also the boat is great but a fast boat once or twice an our to embankment would be great.

Please share one thing (or more) which you wish you had known before you moved in:

Seek greater clarity on facilities, we were told we would be able to use the gym and have been blocked. It’s not fair and not right. Share ownership residents buy their flats, actually live in them and contribute to the local economy and community you are trying to build here. Value them more.

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

Both management companies have failed residents. Whilst the new one is better responses to emails are still sluggish and problems are still not being fixed after years of chasing.

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Design
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Location
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