imagine life at the edge
Developer Folio London promises value for money for those looking to rent at Porters Edge in Canada Water, where benefits include a residents’ gym, rooftop garden and a 24-hour concierge
Rental developer Folio London is marketing its Porters Edge scheme as offering value for money, given its location and facilities. Part of housing association Notting Hill Genesis, the company says renters working in central London could potentially save nearly £600 a year on travel due to its location close to Canada Water Tube station in Zone 2, in comparison to those needing a Zones 1-4 Travelcard.
With apartments available to move into from this month, other temptations include complimentary car club membership, discounts at local Cafe Mousetail and on-site management and DIY services included in the price.
Facilities at Porters Edge include a gym, a residents’ lounge with free Wi-fi and a 2,900sq m rooftop garden, complete with a multi-use sports area where residents can play five-a-side football, basketball or tennis. Its elevated rooftop courtyard also has a children’s play area.
Folio London director Lizzie Stevens said: “The UK’s private rented sector is growing steadily, with the result that developers are now working to meet tenants’ needs from the ground up.
“Tenants are now expecting much more from their rental properties and landlords in terms of amenities and service.
“Folio London, is proud to be delivering impressive facilities backed by a notable service offering, to meet the needs of discerning residents.
“At Porters Edge, that means a 24-hour concierge, free communal resident Wi-fi, access to shared outdoors space, a residents’ lounge and games area, plus flexible tenancies, furniture packages and an on-site management and DIY service – and all at no extra cost.”
Porters Edge, a joint venture between Notting Hill Genesis and Sellar, comprises 234 homes divided into one, two and threebedroom apartments, duplexes and a collection of four-bedroom townhouses.
Located one stop from Canary Wharf on the Jubilee line, residents can expect a commute of 11 minutes door-to-door.
Prices for a studio apartment at Porters Edge start at £1,575 per month rising to £1,750 for a one-bed and £2,250 for a two-bed, two-bath.
Porters Edge offers renters a residents’ lounge, where they can meet up and socialise