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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....