Marine Wharf, SE16

Marine Wharf, SE16

Berkeley Group
Southwark
4.56 Rating (based on 9 reviews) 9 reviews

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Excellent

67%

Very Good

22%

Average

11%

Disappointing

0%

Very Poor

0%

Category Scores

4.44
Facilities
4.11
Design
3.67
Location
3.78
Value
4.43
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Cozy and convenient. Always love to come back home!

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The area is very convenient. You have everything you need nearby (NHS, Tesco, cash machine, restaurants and cafes, a couple of gyms, salons). People are friendly and glad to support if any requests. This is my second year in Marine Wharf and I continue enjoying it.

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You have everything you need nearby (NHS, Tesco, cash machine, restaurants and cafes, a couple of gyms, salons).

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Stolen bikes from the parking area are quite a repetitive issue.

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Quiet atmosphere near the river

Lots of nice gardens outside these apartments and a general quiet atmosphere which I was pleased with. I loved the fact the river is so close and the views from the apartment balcony across the water were stunning. I know it’s the ‘done thing’ these days to have all beige and grey inside, but the design was a little cold for my taste. Impressed with the place in general though.

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Contemporary living close to the River Thames

Marine Wharf is an attractive development from The Berkeley Group, whose vision was to create a vibrant community in the heart of London’s Docklands. And if you’re looking for a modern home close to the water, this collection of one, two and three-bedroom homes is ideal – near to the capital’s largest working marina, the much-loved South Dock, and a myriad of peaceful Thames walking trails.

Careful attention has been given to the look and feel of the place. Muted tones inside and out, plus a mix of brickwork, wood panelling and glass give the complex a contemporary face, while nodding to the area’s maritime associations. If you’re interested in the history of this part of the capital, head for the National Maritime Museum, just a little over a 10-minute drive from here along the river.

In terms of nice-to-haves on-site, there’s a Tesco Express, a 24-hour concierge service, and plenty in the way of bicycle storage. For an additional charge, there’s underground parking available, too. The outdoor areas are immaculately landscaped, with flowerbeds and grassy patches breaking up the footpaths.

Marine Wharf residents benefit from local amenities like an Odeon cinema, the Surrey Quays Shopping Centre (which hosts popular names like The Body Shop, Boots and Holland & Barratt) and Southwark Park, a 63-acre expanse of greenery. As for characterising the surrounding area, it’s a lovely mix of old and new. The new-build waterfront homes are plentiful, but so are the curious 17th-century pubs.

Commuters will find getting around stress-free here, with the Surrey Quays Overground station nearby (Whitechapel in 10 minutes, Canada Water in two), and Greenland Dock Pier (for Thames Clipper river taxi services) also within easy reach. As for getting away? London City Airport is a 20-minute drive from the Marine Wharf development.

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Well built development

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The flats are well built with high-spec materials. Very little internal noise. Concierge is helpful and friendly. The common areas both indoors and outdoors are clean and well maintained. However, the buildings are very close to one another and noise travels very easily from one building to another when windows and doors are open.

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There’s a restaurant, grocery store, barber, yoga studio, gym and bus stop nearby. However, the area could do with more grocery stores and restaurants. The tube is a bit of a walk. The development itself is very nice but the surrounding areas not as much.

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The high rise buildings opposite block our sunlight which means we hardly ever get any sun on our balcony.

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Great place to live

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My husband and I love it here. It’s a convenient commute into central London and enjoy the walk to cananda water station as you get to pass the dock land area. Very quiet on weekends too. It can noisy during the week, but only if the windows are open.

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Location, quietness, and people.

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Neighbours that have pets can make the lift, stairs, communal areas dirty / smell funny.

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