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Why Surrey Quays Appeals to Everyone

Boats docked at Surrey Quays in London

Whether you are looking to live somewhere with an unbeatable choice of transport services, charming riverside views or an assortment of delicious restaurant options, Surrey Quays could be ideal as there is something to cater for everyone’s needs and desires.

So, what is it that sets Surrey Quays apart from the rest and who will this London location most likely appeal to?

First-Time Buyers

Those who are wishing to find themselves a place on the property ladder should seriously consider investing in Surrey Quays for a number of different reasons. This location in the Royal Borough of Southwark is currently undergoing a second phase of regeneration which is set to bring an influx of new homes and a rejuvenated town centre, both of which will bring the area to life with a variety of new job and investment opportunities. First-time buyers are likely to reap the benefits of seeing their property investment grow by choosing to live in this up-and-coming part of London.

Another aspect of Surrey Quays which is appealing to first-time buyers is the travel connections to the rest of the city; Canada Water station is only one stop away from Canary Wharf station, which will soon be introducing the highly anticipated Crossrail, meaning that residents in the area will enjoy the luxury of having the rest of London on their doorstep.


Excellent education establishments, vast and tranquil green space, along with a variety of warm and welcoming family restaurants are just a few of the things that Surrey Quays has to offer which will entice families to live and stay. In terms of education, look no further because there is an array of superb choices that any parent would be proud to send their children to; schools including Redriff Primary School have been impressively ranked as outstanding by Ofsted.

Luscious green space and park life are some of Surrey Quays’ most treasured assets, especially for families and children; Southwark Park has everything one could ever want when spending a day in the great outdoors, covering approximately 63 acres of serene parkland and comprising features including a peaceful boating lake and an array of fascinating wildlife. Surrey Docks Farm is another location which will keep the little ones amused, especially on a Sunday afternoon where they can enjoy an entertaining donkey ride. After the excitement of a day in the park, a feast in an inviting gastropub such as The Ship and Whale would go down a treat; Surrey Quays is full of family pubs and restaurants that will positively spoil you for choice every time a Sunday roast is in order.

Young Professionals and Commuters

Being home to three major train stations, Surrey Quays is an ideal choice for young professionals and commuters who are looking for a quick and hassle-free journey into work. Canada Water station is only one convenient stop away from Canary Wharf, which is perfect for those who need to be close to many of the global businesses that have offices based there.  

In addition to the impressive proximity to the financial hub of Canary Wharf, Surrey Quays Overground station also provides remarkable connections into the City, as a journey from this station to Shoreditch Overground station only takes 15 minutes.

Property Available in the Area

Marine Wharf East offers the utmost in luxury to all residents as it comprises a selection of exemplary one, two and three bedroom apartments, all of which provide exceptional views of the wonders of Surrey Quays. Residents are be able to relax and enjoy a comfortable and enviable lifestyle with the premier level of specifications included throughout each apartment, including fully-incorporated Smeg kitchen appliances and exclusive balconies or terraces.

This development boasts the nearby travel connections of Surrey Quays Overground station, which will only be a 10 minute walk away, plus The River Thames Path Walk is a mere one minute away which will also be another one of this development’s captivating qualities. 

Marine Wharf is now sold out. For more information, please visit the development page or use our property search tool to find other available properties. Alternatively, call us on 020 3409 2270 to speak with our team.

Edited: 9th April 2024