L&Q to host show home launch event at Bankside Gardens for budding Reading buyers



L&Q has announced a show home launch event at Bankside Gardens, a new development located in Reading’s leafy suburbs, on Saturday 18th May, from 11am – 2pm. The event marks the launch of new one- and two-bedroom apartments at L&Q at Bankside Gardens, which are available exclusively through Shared Ownership.

On the day, aspiring buyers will have the opportunity to speak with the L&Q sales team about the latest releases of homes at Bankside Gardens, receive a tour of the show homes and view the fantastic onsite amenities. Independent financial advisors, Censeo, will be on hand to offer free, impartial advice as well as tips on the Shared Ownership eligibility process.

Guests will also be able to relax in the beautiful podium gardens, nestled in the heart of the development, and enjoy and enjoy drinks, fresh canapes and live music from an acoustic guitarist, whilst waiting for their appointment.

Claire Brenlund, Sales and Marketing Director at L&Q comments, “Our launch event is the perfect opportunity for anyone looking to step onto the property ladder in Reading, or with questions about the Shared Ownership process, to view a brand-new collection of modern apartments and receive free financial advice.

“L&Q at Bankside Gardens offers a unique first-time buyer lifestyle in a desirable new district for Reading, a town which has experienced vast growth in terms of employment opportunities and economic growth in recent years.”

L&Q’s one- and two-bedroom homes at Bankside Gardens provide a modern specification and a cool, contemporary design. Each apartment comes ‘ready to move in’, with flooring in all rooms, contemporary fitted kitchens featuring a range of integrated appliances as well as communal heating, making them the ideal first home. Plus, residents all benefit from secure cycle storage, parking and private outdoor space to every home.

Perfect for those looking to explore the best of both worlds, L&Q at Bankside Gardens combines tranquil lakeside surroundings with convenient transport links into the heart of Reading and London. Tucked away amongst a cluster of lakes and 22 acres of vast open parkland, new buyers can expect plenty of green space in the immediate area. Just a three-minute walk from L&Q’s homes at Bankside Gardens, The Residents’ Club 51 is home to a gym, with a wide array of equipment and a studio, luxurious cinema room with comfy seating, plus a beautifully furnished co-working space. A Tesco Express is also open in the block, providing a spot for picking up milk and bread, or even ingredients for a last-minute evening meal. Just a five-minute walk away, residents will find local Triple Two Coffee which offers a full menu of drinks and light lunch bites.

A short, six -minute train journey from the development, Reading centre offers plenty to be explored. Locals flock to the riverside during the summer months, where a whole host of eating and drinking options are available, from relaxed waterside restaurants with beach bars, to popular favourites Franco Manco, Las Iguanas and Honest Burger. The Oracle and Broad Street are popular shopping destinations, with a vast array of dining and retail choices.

When it comes to trips away from home, residents are well-catered for with Reading Green Park Station just a three-minute walk from Bankside Gardens. Journeys into central Reading take just 6 minutes, meaning daily commutes and day trips into the town centre are made easy. From Reading Station, London can be reached in just 24 minutes via the Great Western Railway service to Paddington, which runs frequently. Other popular UK cities can also be reached easily by rail, including Exeter, Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham and Southampton.

Current prices start from £91,875 for a 25% share of a two-bedroom apartment (full market value £367,500).


Visit lqhomes.com/banksidegardens to find out more and register interest.

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