In the last decade, the South Bank has become one of the most dynamic areas in London. Located at the heart of the city’s cultural scenes – the Southbank Centre, the National Theatre and the BFI are all in the area , as are the Big Ben and the London Eye. This part of London, with its tree-lined riverside walkway, its restaurants and historic pubs, is attracting the attention of developers as demand to live here has been increasing exponentially.
One of the most recent developments is Triptych Bankside, three imposing sweeping towers with 169 luxury apartments in two blocks and 68,000 sq ft of prime grade A commercial space in a nine-storey building. Designed by acclaimed architects Squire & Partners and inspired by the ebb and flow of the River Thames, Triptych Bankside’s undulating curves and bold architectural proportions are a striking statement silhouette on London’s skyline. Even more striking are the panoramic views enjoyed from the apartments, from the River Thames to St Paul’s, The Shard and other London landmarks.
Besides its privileged central location, all the amenities and retail spaces at ground level make the development really convenient for those looking for a luxury residence in a really vibrant part of London. Recently, three new spectacular show flats were revealed, curated by interior designers Cocovara and Bergman & Mar.
Lucy Powles, Director of Cocovara Interiors, commented, “In creating these new show flats, our approach has been inspired by a sophisticated, natural colour palette which is muted and calm. We have used natural textured fabrics and materials such as wicker and terracotta and commissioned bespoke artwork. Custom-built furniture with a sustainable focus has been specifically placed in order for the occupant to enjoy the magnificent views of St Paul’s Cathedral. This has been an exciting three-year project so far for us, setting the specification not only for the show flats but also the design style for the reception area, cinema, private lounges, gym and more.”
Interior designers Cocovara opted for a natural palette and textured fabrics and materials as well as bespoke artwork.
Petra Arko, Director of Bergman & Mar, said, “Our aim for the interior design of the Triptych show apartments was to create a luxurious city home that is comfortable yet unique while including the Southbank’s rich cultural history and vibrant life. We paid close attention to incorporating different tactile materials, soft shapes and warmer colour hues. We wanted the apartment to portray a feeling of uniqueness by using contemporary furniture made by British and international artisans, mixing contemporary and vintage-styled pieces. The idea was to create heirlooms that could be passed down to future generations.
All of the apartments within the complex feature bright spaces with floor to ceiling triple gazed windows and spacious balconies. There is a large co-working space with multiple workstations, ideal for hybrid working, as well as private lounges, games room and an in-house cinema. On site there is an independent café run by 92 Degrees, state-of-the-art gym with a bouldering climbing wall run by The Font, cycle storage with showers and communal landscaped gardens.
Bergman & Mar aimed at making each apartment feel unique by using furniture made by British and international artisans.
Explore the rich history of this thriving area filled with iconic landmarks and world-class galleries against the backdrop of the River Thames. Walk a short distance to find a wealth of distinguishable and characterful pockets, culinary and retail hotspots, as well as convenient transport hubs that facilitate seamless access across the capital and beyond.
Nigel Fleming, Sales & Marketing Director of JTRE London commented, “This sales success so far is testament to the design, location and quality of development at Triptych Bankside, making the estate one of the foremost schemes in London and is reflected in the soaring levels of interest from the UK and further afield. We are attracting buyers away from traditional golden postcodes such as Kensington and Chelsea as they are pleasantly surprised when they discover how quiet it is in the immediate vicinity, yet with a host of amenities right on the doorstep. With easy access to both The City and the West End, Triptych Bankside offers incredible views of London’s skyline, as well as being closely situated to Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe and Borough Market.”
Find out more and/or book a private viewing HERE.
Words: Shelley Campbell