Peter Murray

Project has best of old and new

Benefiting from an ambitious master plan, which has brought about thoughtful regeneration of south central London, the new Blueprint development draws on traditional design elements while offering a truly contemporary feel.

Friday, 22 June, 2012, 12:00am

Olympic ripple effect transforms district

Close to central London and just a short distance from the River Thames, shopping and entertainment venues, and the open spaces of marinas and parks, the Blueprint development offers a full range of attractions.

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Oasis provides calm amid bustle

Inspired by London's traditional garden squares, the new development at 375 Kensington High Street is set around a secluded courtyard landscaped with trees, lawns and water features. The aim is to create a sense of community and an extra touch of exclusivity in what is already one of West London's most sought after areas.

8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Riverside homes exude style

Already seen as one of the most prestigious developments in London's Docklands district, Marine Wharf combines all the elements that international investors generally look for. A short distance from the River Thames, in quiet surroundings and with top-class amenities and fast transport links, apartments in Phase 2 are now available to interested buyers in Hong Kong for an exclusive period.

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

Surrey Quays exploits superb transport links

Excellent rail connections and major investment in urban renewal have helped transform the older parts of London's Docklands into some of the capital's most popular areas for stylish residential properties.

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

Best of contemporary living

Even in London's buoyant residential market, finding newly-built three- or four-bedroom townhouses close to the city centre is not as easy as it might seem.

2 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Townhouses offer access to wealth of attractions

Some London townhouses offer great locations, with easy access to all the bustle and excitement that make the city such a dynamic place. Others are geared to giving a sense of escape, in private gated surroundings with a full range of facilities and green open spaces just down the road.

2 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Project has a silver lining

Constant renewal is a hallmark of cities such as London, where urban regeneration projects bring vibrancy and create investment opportunities.

17 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Design flair and a touch of history

The western side of London has long been seen as the area in which to find some of the city's most desirable residences, with its parkland, riverside vistas and convenient access to amenities.

23 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Head north for sound investing

With its rapid and modern development, north London is becoming a favourite centre for professionals working in the British capital. One of the most impressive properties in the area, the Cavendish Apartments at Beaufort Park, is now available to buyers in Hong Kong.

16 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Chance to tower above the rest

Located near the heart of London's financial district, The Heron is expected to appeal to international investors searching for upmarket residential property in the British capital.

3 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Luxury project attracts investors

Woodberry Park, one of the largest urban regeneration projects ever undertaken in Britain, has already attracted keen interest from investors attracted by water and city views.

It is a development by Berkeley Homes, part of The Berkeley Group, which specialises in urban regeneration.

18 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Prime time in London

A strong recovery in prime central London's housing market over the past six months has taken even the most optimistic observers by surprise. Prices are now 6 per cent higher in London than in March, figures from estate agency Knight Frank show.

This rise has been helped by a 1.3 per cent increase in September, the company's latest research reveals.

30 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Flicks and mortar: street theatre renders the concrete ephemeral


London has provided the setting for many of cinema's finest movies. David Lean re-created its Victorian past for Great Expectations; the Ealing Comedies showed how the city looked about a century later; and works as diverse in tone as Performance, Blow-up and Cathy Come Home swung London of the 1960s in diverse ways.

11 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Runner's goal a marathon test of body and soul

For 27-year-old Peter Murray, Sunday will mark an attempt to achieve a special personal goal.

After taking up running as a sport 10 years ago, the Hong Kong-born marketing manager of a Central public relations firm is to compete in his first full marathon.

20 Feb 1998 - 12:00am