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Pan Peninsula – More Than Just A Landmark

Since its opening in 2009, Pan Peninsula has become one of the most desirable places to own and rent property within Canary Wharf. Located on the Isle of Dogs, this is one of multiple high-rise residential developments that have been constructed in the area in recent years.

For many people, Pan Peninsula filled the gap when it came to providing genuine high rise, high-quality London residential accommodation. However, standing head and shoulders above the rest, this development is, and has become, far more than simply a landmark.

Keep reading to learn all of what the towers have to offer and why so many people are on the lookout for Pan Peninsula rent opportunities.

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The Story Behind Pan Peninsula’s Development

The people of London were crying out for a high-rise London residential property which would mirror Canary Wharf in its ability to serve as an exceptional landmark of quality for the city. 

The designers behind the project were Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, with construction beginning in 2005. The structural engineer responsible for the build was WSP Cantor Seinuk.  However, it was Irish property firm Ballymore who was responsible for the overall development.

The story behind Pan Peninsula’s architectural inspiration came from the famous high-rise residential buildings seen in North America and South-East Asia. 

Pan Peninsula is comprised of two towers of different sizes, giving it a “little and large” architectural design which has become a trademark of the landmark’s image. The taller of the two towers, the East Tower, is comprised of 48 storeys and stands at a remarkable 147 metres tall. 

This East Tower actually stands above the towers of the Barbican Estate and is the 26th tallest building in London. The West Tower is comprised of 38 storeys and stands at 122 metres tall.  The top of the towers themselves have been constructed to resemble two lanterns illuminating the city. High-tech LED lighting features sit on the roofs of the towers, gradually changing colour throughout the night. 

There is no doubt that Pan Peninsula is London’s most well established residential answer to Canary Wharf’s iconic status. Other East London hotspots are also increasing in popularity. For example, more developers and residents are showing interest in London City Island Development, catching onto its well sort after status.

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More Than Meets The Eye

As you gaze up into the sky at the spectacular architectural achievement, it can be easy to overlook the fabulous number of exciting, accessible and diverse amenities and services available for residents and their guests. Those who are lucky enough to buy or rent a Pan Peninsula property are given access to many perks and exclusive areas.

The 48th floor of the East Tower holds a luxurious cocktail bar which is open to both residents and their guests. You’re likely to see inner city dwellers enjoying a tasty tipple on every night of the week at this establishment as they look over the enchanting London skyline.

Not only this, but the two towers are connected by a reception area which contains a large number of amenities and services for residents. Within this area lies a concierge foyer, deluxe private cinema and business lounge. The third floor houses a high-tech multi-floor gym, fitness studio and health spa.

There is one restaurant open to the public in Pen Peninsula. Capeesh, is a fine-dining Italian eatery/wine bar with a lounge and sky bar over the city.

Living The High Life

There are a total of 762 exceptionally designed, luxurious apartments available within Pan Peninsula. These units are mainly comprised of one-bedroom, two-bedroom and studio apartments. Most apartments are given the added benefit of having a balcony to gaze over the capital city. 

There are a wide array of apartments available to suit a variety of budgets. Residents can expect to pay anything from £320,000 for many apartments, however, the top penthouse is priced at £3,000,000.

Residents are given exclusive access to the likes of a residents gym, swimming pool, sauna, steam room, cinema and business centre, as well as having the security of having a 24-hour concierge service. The business centre provides access to a meeting room, conference room facilities and even a library. All residents are also given free WiFi access.

One of the most appealing aspects of choosing to buy or rent a Pan Peninsula property is its excellent inner city location. It is ideally situated for both the DLR at South Quay, Underground at Canary Wharf and Crossrail.  Many London residents are constantly looking for Pan Peninsula rent and buy opportunities due to its perfect location and wide array of luxurious cosmopolitan living perks. JOHNS&CO currently offers a number of affordable properties for sale within this exclusive area, giving you the benefit of choice.

How We Can Help

JOHNS&CO are a fast-growing, innovative and modern London Estate Agency which can offer you a range of properties for sale and to let within Pan Peninsula. Pan Peninsula is actually home to our Head Office. You’ll find us at: Pan Peninsula, 70 Marsh Wall, Canary Wharf, London, E14 9SL. 

Founded in 2013, we aim to bring the property market industry into the modern age. We started out specialising in London’s New Homes market but over the years, we’ve expanded and now offer a comprehensive range of services to those looking to buy, let, rent, sell or invest in the London property market.

If you have any questions about the Pan Peninsula, a particular property, the property market in general or anything else then please get in touch. Our friendly and expert team would love to hear from you.