The East End is undergoing a housebuilding renaissance, with more than 53,000 new homes to be built between the City and Havering by 2024. Although work began on Canary Wharf in the Eighties, it is only recently that the estate starting adding its own private residential component. Wood Wharf will deliver 3,600 homes when completed but only a quarter will be classified as affordable. Apartments in One Park Drive start from £855,000 and in neighbouring tower 10 Park Drive from £900,000. Also in the Docklands, 132 homes have just been launched at Ecoworld’s Oxbow at East India Dock, where prices start at £351,000 for a studio apartment. Further out, Thornbury has converted a former warehouse by Plaistow station into The Dye Factory, where homes can be bought from £275,000.
Evening Standard (30/07/2020)