Southbank Tower Apartments - Experience Urban Luxury Living

Published: 24/05/2024

Discover the Essence of Southbank Tower, SE1

Situated at 55 Upper Ground, London SE1 9EY, Southbank Tower symbolises luxury between Stamford Street and Upper Ground in Southwark, SE1. For those looking for Southbank Tower apartments for sale or rent, this development is indeed a prime choice.

Prime Location

Standing tall at 41 stories on the picturesque South Bank of the River Thames, this marvellous development enjoys a coveted spot famous for its cultural richness and vibrant atmosphere. Southwark residents can easily access cultural and historical treasures, including iconic landmarks such as the Tate Modern, National Theatre, Southbank Centre, Southwark Playhouse, British Film Institute, London Eye, and Shakespeare's Globe.

Southbank Tower - Outside view 

Architectural Marvel

This stunning development is an architecturally significant and visually stunning testament to innovative design and sustainable construction. Recognised for its sleek lines and modern aesthetics, the tower has garnered acclaim through various awards and accolades.

Southbank Tower - Apartment Kitchen

Luxurious Living

Southbank Tower exceeds expectations with its blend of contemporary design and lavish comforts. Starting from the 20th floor, the apartments of various sizes and configurations, from chic studios to expansive penthouses, are meticulously designed by interior designer John Naylor.

Floor-to-ceiling windows frame breath-taking views stretching across London and the River Thames, encompassing landmarks from Westminster Abbey to London Bridge, including architectural marvels like The Shard, The Gherkin, London Eye, and Millennium Bridge.

Southbank Tower - Apartment Lounge

Southbank Tower FAQ's

What are the Resident Amenities?

Residents indulge in a five-star lifestyle with exclusive amenities such as a spa, a gym, a swimming pool, communal lounges, event venues, a rooftop garden, a private business lounge, a cinema room, and a 24-hour concierge service.

What security measures exist in the building and the Southbank Tower?

Security measures, including state-of-the-art systems and smoke/CO alarms, ensure the safety and well-being of the residents, offering peace of mind in this pinnacle of luxury living.  The front desk is manned 24 hours a day.

What about Sustainability Initiatives in development?

This development integrates sustainability and resiliency measures, including a highly effective heat recovery system, low-energy lighting, and district heating and cooling scheme provisions.

What are the Transport Options?

Southwark Station and the Jubilee Line are just two minutes away, and the Jubilee Line takes you to Bond Street or Canary Wharf in ten minutes. Thames riverboats connect Bankside Pier to Embankment Pier in eight minutes to the west and Canary Wharf in a 15-minute journey to the east. The City of London also beckons just a short walk or bike ride across the Millennium Bridge. Waterloo is less than a 10-minute walk away.

What is the surrounding area like?

Nestled amidst prestigious neighbours and cultural institutions, this development offers unparalleled access to London's vibrant arts and entertainment scene. Local amenities include bars, restaurants, cafes, a Waitrose mini-market, and, soon to be constructed, a new Mandarin Oriental, to name but a few, further enhance the area's appeal.

What is the history of this development?

Previously known as King's Reach,it was a 1970s office building occupied by the publisher IPC and was known for the iconic comic 2000 AD. It was built in 1971 and designed by Richard Seifert, who contributed to redefining London's skyline in the '60s and 70's with developments such as Centrepoint, Tower 42, and Drapers' Gardens.

How was Southbank Tower transformed?

Transformed by Kohn Pederson Fox, the major redesign comprises several large-scale alterations, including creating a new route through the middle of the development, which doubles the retail space and provides new public areas along the riverfront. The redesign added eleven stories to the existing tower, creating more space for residential units while emphasising the structure's iconic verticality. The tower's upper floors were also converted into residential units.  The reconfiguration of space extends to the podium with three new floors added and the original 1970s cores replaced and repositioned.

Southbank Tower - Apartment workstation

How can I purchase or rent an apartment in Southbank Tower?

For further enquiries about the development, contact Circa London Letting Agents Southwark.

With its prime location, cultural richness, excellent transport, and steady property values, SE1 remains a highly desirable destination.

*Property descriptions, images, and related information displayed on this page are based on marketing materials found on the developer's website. Circa London does not warrant or accept any responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the property descriptions or related information provided here, and they do not constitute property particulars.
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