The Top Residential High Rises in London

June 5, 2024
Residential High Rises Of London

London’s Skyline: Best Views from Residential High-Rises

London’s skyline is dotted with impressive high-rise buildings that offer luxurious living spaces and breathtaking views of the city. Whether you seek contemporary design, historical elegance, or vibrant urban living, these residential towers provide a range of amenities and unique features that cater to various lifestyles. Here are some of the best high-rise residential buildings in London:

The Atlas, Old Street (38 Floors)

The Atlas Building

Situated in the vibrant area of Old Street, The Atlas offers luxury living with stunning views across London. This 38-floor residential tower is designed with a focus on functionality and luxury, featuring amenities such as a gym, pool on the mezzanine, screening room, video door-entry system, 24-hour concierge, residents-only lounge, and a spa.

Available Properties:

  • 3 Bed, 4 Bath Penthouse Apartment: £6,750,000
    • 38th floor, 2729 sq.ft.
    • 2 terraces, 2 balconies
    • Panoramic views
    • Listing
  • 3 Bed, 2 Bath Apartment: £1,850,000
    • 26th floor, 1326 sq.ft.
    • 2 balconies
    • Listing

Battersea Power Station, Battersea Roof Gardens (17 Floors)

Battersea Roof Gardens

Designed by Foster + Partners, Battersea Roof Gardens combines cool contemporary apartments with floor-to-ceiling glass windows, winter gardens, and views of the iconic Grade II listed Power Station. No two homes are identical, with interiors inspired by different aspects of the power station, offering light and airy or warm and rich palettes.


  • Concierge
  • Sky Lounge on 14th & 15th Floors
  • Sunset bar, workspaces, cinema room
  • Lounge areas, gym, meeting rooms
  • Communal kitchen and private dining
  • Expansive roof gardens with 360-degree views of London

Available Properties:

  • 3 Bed, 3 Bath Apartment: £3,425,000
    • 9th floor, 1525 sq.ft. + winter garden
    • Listing
  • 3 Bed, 3 Bath Apartment: £2,750,000
    • 5th floor, 1423 sq.ft. + winter garden
    • Listing

The Ark, Canary Wharf (20 Floors)

The Ark

The Ark in Canary Wharf offers a unique co-living experience that combines rental studios, luxury living, and community-style amenities. It offers flexible rental options from a few nights to up to 12 months, with fully furnished studios and a variety of amenities included in the “membership” rate.


  • Rent, Wifi, co-working spaces
  • Gym, pool, cinema, communal kitchen
  • Golf simulator, café, bar
  • Utilities, taxes, cleaning service

Available Properties:

  • Cosy Studio: £1,754 per month
    • 12 sq.m., private en-suite, kitchenette
  • One Bed Flat: £1,674 per month
    • 30 sq.m., views of the river & O2, private bathroom, kitchenette, separate seating area

One Park Drive, Canary Wharf (58 Floors)

One Park Drive

One Park Drive is the ninth tallest building in the UK, offering waterside residences in the heart of Canary Wharf. Designed by Herzog & de Meuron, the building features contemporary design and a variety of residence types with exceptional amenities.


  • Swimming and hydro pool, sauna, steam room
  • Gym, cinema, residents’ lounge, library
  • 24/7 concierge, communal gardens

Apartment Types:

  • Penthouses: Level 55, 2 bedroom 2 bath – £5,100,000
    • 2238 sq.ft., sweeping city views, interiors by Goddard Littlefair
    • Listing
  • Sky Lofts: Floor 32, 2 bed, 2 bath – £2,700,000
    • 1370 sq.ft., high ceilings, large terraces
    • Listing

The Daulton, Albert Embankment (30 Storeys)

The Daulton

The Daulton offers luxury apartments with modern living encased in heritage style, featuring 28 luxury residences with uninterrupted views of the River Thames and the Houses of Parliament. The interiors are bespoke, designed by Banda, with a focus on wellbeing.


  • Yoga studio, infrared sauna, ice plunge pool
  • Residents’ lounge, library
  • Electric car for hire


  • 3 penthouses (each with a whole floor)
  • 2 & 3 bed residences (each with half a floor)

251 Southwark Bridge Road (41 Floors)

251 Southwark Bridge Road is a mixed-use development completed in 2017, located in Elephant & Castle. The building offers spectacular views of London, with winter gardens for many of the units.


  • 24 Hour concierge
  • ‘Get connected’ lounge
  • Cinema room, gym, entertaining space
  • Onsite café bar, restaurant
  • Landscaped residents’ garden and linear park

Available Property:

  • 2 Bed / 2 Bath: £1,000,000
    • 25th floor, winter garden

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