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22 Jan 2020

Simon Edwardson of Northacre on resonating with super-rich buyers


The sales boss of London-based luxury developer Northacre explains how the firm goes about creating landmark schemes that hold appeal on the world stage, and why he isn’t worried about the prospect of further stamp duty reforms… London has shrugged...
20 Jan 2020

Capital Gains: The London Properties to Invest in Now

Boat International

Whether for business or pleasure, London has a huge amount to offer potential residents. From the leafy streets of Knightsbridge and Notting Hill, to East End and City properties with superyacht marina access, wherever you choose to buy you won’t...
20 Jan 2020

Property of the Week: No. 1 Palace Street


Northacre, the ultra-prime developer, with over 30 years of creating exceptional living experiences, announced the joint agency instruction of JLL and Clifton Property Partners for No. 1 Palace Street. Both real estate agencies are leaders in sales for the Prime...
07 Jan 2020

Cutting-Edge Amenities That Will Define 2020

Mansion Global

In the world of high-end luxury condominiums, yesterday’s hottest amenities have become today’s standard features, prompting developers, architects and realtors to push the envelope in the hunt for those new extras to get an edge with buyers.
11 Dec 2019

The Story Of A Northacre Experience

Northacre Journal

At Northacre we believe that a home is more than just bricks and mortar, it is the foundation for living a fulfilled life. Over the last 30 years we have learnt first-hand what London’s discerning homeowners long for in their...
11 Dec 2019

The Most Magical Time of the Year

Northacre Journal

Welcome to the festive edition of the Northacre Journal. The Christmas season in London has a special kind of timeless appeal. For any of you who have not visited the city at this time of year, it must go to...
11 Dec 2019

Northacre looks to the past and the future with two projects in London

Debonair Magazine

London has largely shrugged off concerns regarding Brexit, as it continues to flex its muscles as a global centre of wealth. It has the luxury to do this due to its reputation for providing a safe investment haven, education opportunities...
03 Dec 2019

Points of View - The Most Breathtaking Vantage Points in London

IN London

If you want to keep up with the Joneses, then living next door to the Windsors might be just what you’re looking for. The latest development from Northacre is located opposite Buckingham Palace, boasts five-metre-high ceilings and the Grade II-listed...
30 Oct 2019

Luxury with distinction

Conde Nast Property

With an exceptional portfolio of gilded new-build schemes such as Buxmead on The Bishops Avenue, The Bryanston Hyde Park and Northacre's The Broadway, Rhodium provides a super-stellar level of luxury property management across some of the most desirable postcodes in...
25 Oct 2019

Streets Ahead: Distinctive Homes on the Property Market This Month

Luxury London

One of London’s first five-star hotels is being transformed into a luxury development. Located opposite Buckingham Palace and St James’s Park, No. 1 Palace Street – formerly The Palace Hotel – comprises 72 apartments and a roster of luxury amenities,...
24 Oct 2019

Northacre Appoints Robert Gibson as New Construction Director

Construction UK Magazine

Northacre, the leading London prime property developer, has recently appointed Robert Gibson as the company’s new Construction Director. With more than 30 years in the construction industry, Robert has previously worked for Berkeley Homes and Bouygues and will be managing...
24 Oct 2019

Northacre Hires New Construction Director

PrimeResi Journal

Super-prime developer Northacre has hired ex-Bouygues and Berkeley Homes man Robert Gibson as construction director. The industry veteran brings over three decades of experience to the table, and has worked on a series of challenging development projects in the capital...
15 Oct 2019

A Northacre development – No. 1 Palace Street, London

off the cuff / ldn

No. 1 Palace Street, London, is a residential dream located next to one of the most historically treasured buildings in the United Kingdom, Buckingham Palace. On a magnificent island site beside St James’s Park, the No. 1 Palace Street development,...
24 Sep 2019

Back in Business: The Capital Takes the Lead on the Global Stage

IN London Magazine

Ultra-prime developer, Northacre, has announced the joint agency of JLL and Clifton Property Partners for the sales of No. 1 Palace Street. Located near Buckingham Palace, it was constructed in 1860 to host the overflow of royal guests. With 72...
12 Sep 2019

Super-Prime Superheroes

Country and Townhouse

Despite uncertainty, London's super-prime market is proving resilient, finds Anna Tyzack. From the number of cranes towering above London's skyline, you'd never guess the city is in political limbo. There are super-prime developments going up in Notting Hill, Westminster and...
08 Sep 2019

A Very British Education

Northacre Journal

When it comes to providing children and young adults with a unique education, London, with its world-class universities, private schools and cultural institutions, is the city of choice for growing numbers of international students and their families. Indeed, the city...
04 Sep 2019

A Champion Racehorse Experience

Northacre Journal

Our racing journey continued in August, as the team and special guests travelled across the channel for the weekend, to discover the world of champion racehorse ownership in Deauville, France. This exciting event was part of our summer celebration of...
16 Aug 2019

No.1 Palace Street: A New Standard of Luxury London Living


While London’s property market at the middle and lower echelons have hit what could be described as a Brexit buffer in recent years, its very apex has remained as buoyant as ever. At the vanguard of the capital’s top-end property...
14 Aug 2019

Niccolò Barattieri di San Pietro: ‘we focus on creating legacy developments’

Luxury Briefing

Niccolò Barattieri di San Pietro, CEO at Northacre, discusses the company’s newest development at No. 1 Palace Street and shares his observations on the evolving nature of luxury today.
05 Aug 2019

Behind the Schemes: The five faces of Northacre’s No.1 Palace Street

PrimeResi Journal

An inside look at the luxury transformation of a remarkable island site overlooking Buckingham Palace Gardens, featuring four retained period facades alongside a new contemporary frontage designed by Squire & Partners. The transformation of a remarkable island site overlooking Buckingham...
02 Aug 2019

PCL start-up agency Clifton appointed to Northacre’s No.1 Palace Street

PrimeResi Journal

Top-end developer Northacre has instructed a small start-up firm as joint agents alongside international real estate consultancy JLL to market super-prime apartments for sale in its No.1 Palace Street scheme, next-door to Buckingham Palace. Top-end developer Northacre has instructed a...
19 Jul 2019

Northacre: A Journey of Revival Bridging the Gap Between Past and Present

Build Magazine

Northacre, the ultra-prime developer, with over 30 years of creating exceptional living experiences, is announcing the joint agency instruction of JLL and Clifton Property Partners for No. 1 Palace Street. Both real estate agencies are leaders in sales for the...
18 Jul 2019

A Royal Celebration for The Palace Neighbour

Northacre Journal

Northacre hosted two experiential horse racing events in June to celebrate our landmark development, No. 1 Palace Street. It was the property’s royal connection as “The Palace Neighbour” which inspired both events, which Northacre were delighted to host for our...
18 Jul 2019

Wellness, the Ultimate Luxury

Northacre Journal

When it comes to nourishing the mind, body and soul, a one-size-fits-all approach no longer applies, which is why No. 1 Palace Street’s expertly curated wellness facilities provide residents with an urban oasis like no other. Our quest for optimal...
10 Jul 2019

Five of The Best Lateral Homes in London

Country & Town House

Buyers can enjoy courtyard gardens, a restaurant, leisure facilities (including a library) and concierge. The building was originally a grand Victorian hotel, which used to host royal guests and VIPs. Each apartment is the epitome of opulence with 60 ft...
04 Jul 2019

10 of the Best Properties with Grand Facades on the Market Right Now

Country & Townhouse

Enjoying an enviable position directly opposite Buckingham Palace, No. 1 Palace Street was built in 1861 and has long sustained an affiliation with British Royalty. The impressive Buckingham Gate facade houses the building’s equally impressive mid-19th-century Italian Renaissance style. Bright...
25 May 2019

A Home For A Throne

The Daily Telegraph Property

Facing on to Buckingham Palace, No. 1 Palace Street was once a hotel that hosted many of Queen Victoria's most distinguished guests. The Grade II listed building, built in 1861, is now being converted into 72 luxury apartments. Properties come...
04 Apr 2019

How will Brexit affect UAE businesses? They plan to stick with London

Gulf News

Some of the UAE’s most high-profile companies and high-net-worth individuals are not letting Brexit sour their London aspirations. Despite the endless round of debates and votes in the UK Parliament, these UAE entities are maintaining their exposures in London’s real...
28 Mar 2019

‘We’re betting on Britain’: Super-prime developer Northacre shrugs off Brexit worries ahead of ‘milestone’ year

PrimeResi Journal

Super-prime developer Northacre has been explaining its decision to double down on London, despite the challenges posed by Brexit. The Battersea-based firm has specialised in game-changing heritage revival schemes across Prime Central London over the last 30 years; projects including...
18 Mar 2019

London calling: the latest residential developments from the UK capital


The Broadway Stapled for a 2021 completion, The Broadway is a 1.72-acre mixed-use hub combining space for working, living and socialising. Panoramic views of the city skyline knit together an enviable map of proximate hot spots, bridging St. James’s to...
19 Dec 2018

A Palatial Property

Robb Report UK Edition

Having the Queen as a neighbour is just one eyebrow-hiking aspect of forthcoming luxury development No. 1 Palace Street. Central Park Tower, the Avenue des Champs-Elysées and Dubai's Burj Khalifa are all contenders for the 'Most Prestigious Address In The...
22 Nov 2018

In Pictures: Northacre’s No.1 Palace Street tops out


Record-breaking heritage project opposite Buckingham Palace hits construction milestone. No.1 Palace Street, which sits on a 40,623 square foot island site with views over the Queen’s back garden and St James’s Park, has now reached full height, a milestone marked...
01 Nov 2018

London at 35,000 feet

International Property & Travel Magazine

Imagine the prestige of living within view of a Royal Residence such as Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle or Kensington Palace. Not only will the immediate vicinity be exceptionally historic and beautiful, but your property will also be of a particularly...
31 Oct 2018

No.1 Palace Street wins award at the International Property Awards 2018

Residential Development London

We are delighted to announce that No. 1 Palace Street is a winner of the 'Residential Development London' category at the International Property Awards UK. To discover more about this development please visit:
17 Aug 2018

Stay at home and develop a six-pack

The Times (Bricks & Mortar)

People shopping for a home in a luxury block require a gym to be part of the deal. When you pay a seven or eight-figure sum for an apartments, it's reasonable to expect the chance to acquire a six pack.
01 Aug 2018

For the Royal Lead

Vogue India

If sharing a neighbourhood with the Queen of England is something you'd love to bring up in conversation then No 1 Palace Street is where you should be looking.
06 Jul 2018

Moving up: return of the piano nobile

The Times (Bricks and Mortar)

The piano nobile, or bel étage, was the principal floor of a grand house, where the nobility lorded over the hoi polloi. The first floor, with high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows, was where the main reception and bedrooms were located...
02 May 2018

Prime Spaces


Would you like to be neighbours with the Queen? Northacre is offering you the chance to be just that, with its luxury development, No.1 Palace Street, opposite Buckingham Palace.
23 Apr 2018

No.1 Palace Street

Perfect Homes International Magazine

Neighbour to the Queen & setting a new agenda for luxury property in London.
03 Apr 2018

Queen Elizabeth II can now be your neighbour at Buckingham Palace, London

Architectural Digest - India

If you've always harboured dreams of living next to British royalty, here's the closest you might ever get to having that fantasy fulfilled.
22 Feb 2018

Northacre achieves over £4,400 per square foot at No.1 Palace Street

Prime Residential

There's certainly no shortage of doom and gloom around at the moment, but another firm has shown how impressive results can be achieved in the toughest of markets, by delivering the right product - and in the right price.
24 May 2017

Royal Fever: Resi reigns again in Buckingham Palace Quarter

Average £psf values up by 26% as raft of conversion projects turn SW1E into a development hotspot

In the absence of funky fresh dance moves from the heir to the throne at the weekend, our royal coverage focuses on the outperformance of SW1E on the PCL stage.
16 May 2017

3 of London’s Hottest New Residential Developments

Robb Report

English buyers will soon have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to live near the Queen herself at No. 1 Palace Street. London-based developer Northacre is turning a historic building near Buckingham Palace and the Queen’s Gallery into a private residential structure that...
14 May 2017

Live Next to the Queen in One of These Luxurious Developments

The Times

Fancy a peek over Her Majesty’s garden wall? The swanky schemes going up around the palace could be right up your mall. A waft of sausage grease from a pavement cafe hangs in the air, which reverberates with the discordant...
10 May 2017

U.K.'s Landlord Levy Raises $1.3 Billion More Than Expected


A levy on landlords and second-home owners that roiled sales of property rentals is becoming increasingly important for U.K. government coffers as home sales fall. The tax raised 1.64 billion pounds ($2.1 billion) in the fiscal year ending March 31,...
19 Apr 2017

No. 1 Palace Street Luxury Development in London

Elite Traveler

Opening up the rare opportunity to live opposite Buckingham Palace, this new real estate development is set to be one of London’s most sought after properties, and the only private residence to command views over Buckingham Palace Gardens. This major...
12 Oct 2016

A luxe development with views of Buckingham Palace


HM Queen Elizabeth II is soon to have new neighbours. No.1 Palace Street, a development by London property developer Northacre is a stone’s throw from Buckingham Palace and will even offer views over the royal residence’s 42–acre gardens. Residents may even get the chance to...
01 Oct 2016

No. 1 Palace Street offers a magnificent private residence in the heart of London's SW1


LEADING LUXURY RESIDENTIAL developers Northacre is offering a rare opportunity to live opposite Buckingham Palace with exclusive views over the palace's gardens: the only residential property in London with such a claim...
08 Aug 2016

Friends of the Palace

Country & Townhouse I 1 Palace Street

Property developer Northacre has set its sights on the Queen's neighbourhood. Due for completion in 2018, Number One Palace Street will be an amalgam of five architectural styles, from Beaux Arts to contemporary and will consist of 72 apartments
26 Apr 2016

72 Luxury Apartments

VOGUE | 1 Palace Street

Northacre is convening 1 Palace Street into a block of 72 luxury apartments, set 10 complete in December 2017.
25 Apr 2016

Highlights of the month

Tatler | 1 Palace Street

Now reconfigured as a set of palatial apartments, it’s likely that its next occupants will be every bit as distinguished.
21 Apr 2016

New developments with Royal Connections

PrimeResi | 1 Palace Street

New homes with links to royalty are a real rarity in today’s market.
20 Apr 2016

A Right Royal New Address

House & Garden | 1 Palace Street

Northacre is converting I Palace Street into a block of 72 luxury apartments, set to complete in December 2017. Overlooking Buckingham Palace Gardens and set in the heart of the Birdcage Walk Conservation Area.
15 Apr 2016

A Royal Residence

GQ | 1 Palace Street

A number of high-end residential developments in and around Winchester under its belt, Alfred Homes will be launching a new set of properties in the Home Counties.
02 Mar 2016

New Luxury Properties

Town&Country | 1 Palace Street

Situated in the heart of London’s luxury quarter, St James is currently the subject of a £500 million, 10-year investment programme led by the Crown Estate.
02 Mar 2016

London’s New Luxury Properties

PrimeResi | 1 Palace Street

Area-by-area guide to some of the city’s most noteworthy residential developments.
26 Feb 2016

Shrewd moves

Financial Times | 1 Palace Street

Premium developers are defying the constraints of the metropolis by creating Imaginative green spaces for discriminating city dwellers.
25 Jan 2016

Live next door to the Queen at No. 1 Palace Street, London’s latest luxury property development

Luxury London | 1 Palace Street

The Royal family seal of approval is a strong selling point for any property, particularly one that looks directly into Buckingham Palace’s sprawling 42-acre gardens. Situated in the heart of St James’s Park, next to the Queen’s official London home,...
01 Jan 2016

Investment Portfolio – New year, New Home

The City Magazine | 1 Palace Street

With house prices set to continue climbing over the next year – property prices are predicted to be another £17,000 higher by the end of 2016* – and the impending addition of extra stamp duty on buy-to-let properties, it may...
08 Oct 2015

These are London’s top 20 most influential property developments

London Loves Business | 1 Palace Street

London’s uber-luxury properties are hot in demand – so hot that the capital saw the most number of luxury homes sold in the world last year. Last year, 1,638 London properties priced over $5m were sold, compared to 796 in...
05 Oct 2015

The British Guide To Design & Material Comforts

Departures | 1 Palace Street

No. 1 Palace Street sounds like a posh address, and it is. Slated to open in 2017, the property is positioned across from Buckingham Palace. Originally built as the Palace hotel, the 1861 structure evolved into offices until its recent...
02 Oct 2015

One to Behold

Sphere | 1 Palace Street

Iconic views and five-star luxury come as standard – but the latest enticement for London property investors is the lure of a premier address in a resurgent area. Central London’s skyline changes by the month, with around 250 skyscrapers under...
01 Oct 2015

The hottest new London apartments

Country Life | 1 Palace Street

Number 1, Palace Street London SW1 From £2.1 million Best feature The perfect central London setting Style A modern take on period interiors Several of the 72 apartments at these converted government offices, due to be completed in December 2017,...
25 Sep 2015

You could be the Queen’s neighbour

The Times - Bricks & Mortar | 1 Palace Street

Even if you are as monied as a monarch, there is one prime property in London that you are never likely to acquire — Buckingham Palace. You can, however, become one of the Queen’s closest neighbours after the regeneration of...
07 Jul 2015

Off and On

Spear's | 1 Palace Street

Making yourself seem so exclusive, such a secret, that buyers only covet you more is a well-established technique of luxury goods, and it’s now spreading to property. Websites advertising the likes of Grosvenor Square, Chelsea Barracks and 1 Palace Street...
01 May 2015

On sale for £30m, luxury homes with clear views over the gardens of Buckingham Palace

Standard.co.uk | 1 Palace Street

If waiting on the hospital pavement for William and Kate’s new baby to be born is getting a bit uncomfortable, a luxurious alternative has arisen for royal watchers — apartments with unrestricted views of Buckingham Palace’s back garden. Unfortunately, to...
01 May 2015

Room with a view…. of the Queen’s back garden

Mail Online | 1 Palace Street

New London flats to have unrestricted views of Buckingham Palace grounds – and a price tag of £30 million. Boasting a library, mini-cinema and an on-site pilates studio, this luxury development has something to offer even the most discerning homeowner....
05 Mar 2015

A life of luxury

Country Life | 1 Palace Street

Then, shipping went to Tilbury and the PLA moved out. But, unlike Cooper’s old Lloyd’s building, 10, Trinity Square survived. It’s now being converted to a hotel and deluxe apartments. This follows a trend: the same is happening to Admiralty...
10 Jan 2015

Inconspicuous consumption: sign of the new super-rich

The Times | 1 Palace Street

Remember the letters UHNW. Ultra high net worths are taking us back to a previous era. When I wrote a book on Edwardian domestic architecture in 1982, I called it The Last Country Houses. It was a world that, in...
01 Jan 2015

Royal Neighbours

Kensington & Chelsea Magazine | 1 Palace Street

Planners give green light to landmark ultra-prime development next to Buckingham Palace: Westminster City Council has given approval – subject to a S106 agreement – to Northacre’s plans for the development of No. 1 Palace Street, next to Buckingham Palace....
24 Nov 2014

Luxury flats across the road from Buckingham Palace are given the green light

Evening Standard | 1 Palace Street

Home-buyers could snap up a luxury flat next door to the Queen after a new development was given the green light. The block across the road from Buckingham Palace, the former headquarters of the Department for International Development, will allow...
21 Nov 2014

£500m flats will overlook Buckingham Palace Gardens

London Evening Standard | 1 Palace Street

Not many people can claim the Queen as one of their nearest neighbours. But the owners of 72 planned apartments will be just a stone’s throw from the gardens of Buckingham Palace – close enough to hear the Changing of...
13 Nov 2014

Do you fancy living next door to the Queen? Luxury development next to Buckingham Palace gets the green light

Telegraph Online | 1 Palace Street

Beautiful apartments, stunning location, but occasionally noisy neighbours. Westminster City Council has given the green light to a luxury residential development at No. 1 Palace Street – right next to Buckingham Palace. Northacre, the company that is developing the sprawling...
13 Nov 2014

Northacre wins consent for Palace Street plan

Property Week | 1 Palace Street

Northacre has been granted planning permission for its redevelopment of 1 Palace Street in London.
13 Jun 2014

The Queen’s New Neighbour

Town & Country | 1 Palace Street

Westminster City Council has given the green light for a luxury development to be built next to Buckingham Palace. Northacre, the developers behind the Observatory Gardens, the Phillimores and the Lancasters schemes, will work with their in-house design team N...
19 Sep 2013

Palace Street block to be turned into apartments fit for the Queen

City AM | 1 Palace Street

Residents of 1 Palace Street will be able to count the royal family among their neighbours. It’s an address that could soon be one of the most desirable in London: a listed building just across the road from Buckingham Palace....