Phoenix, E14

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Fairview New Homes
Ranked 7th out of 14 in Poplar
3.95 (based on 10 reviews) 3.95 (10 reviews)

Category Scores

3.80
Facilities
4.00
Design
3.70
Location
3.80
Value
2.50
Management

Phoenix Works is a residential development comprising of eight apartment blocks offering 162 apartments. There are one, two and three-bedroom layouts available. The apartments are a five-minute walk from Langdon Park DLR station which offers services to Canary Wharf and London Bridge.

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Exceeded expectations

Verified Resident
Verified Resident
Review Date Jan 2020

Our flat is very well designed/laid out – ample storage space, good quality appliances. Our favourite thing about the flat is our south facing balcony overlooking limehouse cut, the city, Bartlett park and canary wharf! For what we paid for the flat, we believe we have got a great deal.

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This is an up and coming area of east London. We have found the area to be quiet, safe, and within easy reach of the DLR and central line aswell as a number of bus routes

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

How great it was going to be 🙂

If there is one thing you would change about your flat or property what would it be:

Very minor but there is only one light outside on the balcony- two would be better

5
Facilities
5
Design
4
Location
5
Value
3
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Thank you so much for sharing your views on your new home, we’re delighted to hear that the design and specification has been so well received and that you are enjoying the convenient location.

Satisfactory

Verified Resident
Verified Resident
Review Date Jan 2020

Pros:

Spacious & modern flats, nicely finished, well insulated.

Communal garden

Residents that are getting involved in addressing and fixing potential issues

Fast response to warranty issues raised about the flat

No significant structural issues

Nice to really nice views depending on the side of the complex

Easy to make upgrades in the flat (extra furnishing of the kitchen, replacing carpets or floors etc)

 

Cons:

Snags in communal areas waiting to be fixed

The developer and management company are not moving as fast to fix the snags in the communal area, as they do it for individual flats

Could be cleaner

Some security issues, in course of being fixed

The management company is not too efficient

Not perfect, but fixable

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

Easy access to DLR stations, bus, and underground. Access to the canal and a nearby park.
A few shops nearby that come in handy and a nice coffee shop near the park. A significant number of new properties in the area.
The area has potential for improvement, although now we had a few incidents with some “less honest individuals”, but that’s specific to the entire London.

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

Why ruin the element of surprise?

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

Very slow

4
Facilities
5
Design
4
Location
4
Value
2
Management
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Manager Response

Thank you for your valuable feedback, it’s great to see that you are pleased with the quality, design and location of your apartment.

Value for money

Review Date Jan 2020

Good location with adjacent park and canal. Good views. More investment from local council and amazing neighbors!

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

Not a lot. Site needs some improvements and things are progressing in the right direction

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

That I will have amazing neighbors

What is the best feature of your home:

Views

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4
Design
4
Location
4
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3
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It’s great to see you are enjoying the location of your home and consider it good value, thank you for sharing your views.

Satisfactory – modern

Review Date Jun 2019

Modern and pleasing design, building management hasn’t be great, bind and locks needs to be sorted out but takes a lot of time to do so. No gym but would be nice to have one. Concierge would have been ideal.
General security is good

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

There is not too many restaurants or shops in the area – lack of local amenities

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

Lack of local amenities, wish there were more shops in the area.

4
Facilities
4
Design
3
Location
4
Value
3
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Satisfactory

Verified Resident
Verified Resident
Review Date Jun 2019

architecture is good and the facilities and space is satisfactory, property management can be improved for sure – Security can also be improved but the living space is good, size of the apartment is spacious.

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

Location is good – A lot of drugs and crime related incidence

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Too many insects because of the canal.

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Facilities
4
Design
5
Location
3
Value
2
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Lovely

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Verified Resident
Review Date Jun 2019

New development, some teething issues based on the building management. Very lovely residence. In theory security is good, but sometimes the security doors don’t work. Very spacious apartments, well insulated.

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

Up and coming area very nice, still area of high crime

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

Have more insight into the gas and electricity and heating.

4
Facilities
5
Design
3
Location
5
Value
3
Management
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Poor, security is terrible

Review Date Jun 2019

No facilities, would be nice to have a gym but nice how there is a gym outside (public access). Good children’s development and little grander, good for children in terms of facilities but extremely poor security, robberies all the time.

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The development is bad, a few robberies already, not happy with the development.

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They wish they knew about the security – poor security.

2
Facilities
1
Design
2
Location
1
Value
1
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Great

Review Date Jun 2019

It’s got a great design to it and it’s safe for the children but I wish that there was a GP near the area. I like the building management here, really liked the service from the landlord. Overall lovely experience here.

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

Near to the station but it’s a bit noisy in the area

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

As mentioned previously, I wish there was a GP nearby

4
Facilities
4
Design
4
Location
4
Value
4
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Unfair

Verified Resident
Verified Resident
Review Date Jun 2019

Unfair quality – the ones you rent are different from the ones you buy – security if very poor and needs to be improved – bin room is a joke, rarely get emptied and loads of rubbish everywhere. Lifts are always braking.

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Bit messy and dirty more sense of community is needed

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Parking areas need to be rented which is disappointing

3
Facilities
3
Design
5
Location
3
Value
1
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Lovely

Verified Resident
Verified Resident
Review Date Jun 2019

New development, some teething issues based on the building management. Very lovely residence. In theory security is good, but sometimes the security doors don’t work. Very spacious apartments, well insulated.

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

Up and coming area very nice, still area of high crime

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

Have more insight into the gas and electricity and heating.

4
Facilities
5
Design
3
Location
5
Value
3
Management
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