Buyer's Guide

We know that a home isn’t just four walls or an address. Here, you can find advice around all aspects of buying a new home, and also get to know the places in London, Manchester and York that could be your new local neighbourhood.

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Trilogy Terrace – London’s newest Passivhaus apartments explained

Trilogy Terrace is a collection of triplex garden homes, built to the international Passivhaus standard – meaning they’re built and run energy efficiently.

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10 of the best Manchester beer gardens

Looking for the best Manchester beer gardens? Look no further! Discover some of the hottest hangouts you need to experience this summer.

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Elephant & Castle: one of London’s best neighbourhoods for first-time buyers

Looking to buy your first property in London? We think Park & Sayer is one of the best places for first time buyers in London. Here’s why.

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A Sense of Place

At Lendlease we focus on creating the best places inside and outside of your home. We consider every aspect of life, bringing you more than just a residential space but rather a world-class living experience.

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Potato Wharf Manchester: Parking and transport

If you’re looking to live in Potato Wharf, Manchester, parking might be one thing you’re unsure about. But we’re here to put your mind at rest.

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The best places to eat on Walworth Road

If you’re living at Elephant Park, you’re surrounded by lots of great restaurants, cafes and bars, especially on E&C’s high street equivalent – Walworth Road.

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Explore the amenities of Park & Sayer

There are few other Elephant and Castle properties for sale that come with such extraordinary amenities. Explore what’s on offer at Park & Sayer.

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Things to do for kids near Wimbledon

Looking for ways to entertain the little ones during the upcoming school holidays? Here’s a list of some of the best half term activities near Wimbledon.

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The best day trips from Manchester

With the bank holiday approaching, you might want to jump in the car and escape the city. If so, here are just a few great day trips from Manchester by car.

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8 top tips for creating (or refreshing) a home office

It doesn’t look like WFH is going anywhere, any time soon! So, here are a few things to consider when creating a home office.

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Features that make our homes more energy efficient

Our new build homes are designed with features that minimise energy use and run efficiently. Here’s more about our energy efficient homes in the UK.

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House buying terminology in the UK: A glossary

When buying your first home the amount of new language and terms can be overwhelming. To help, here’s a list of house buying terminology in the UK.

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Six great things about living in York

Ever wonder what it’s like to live in York? We argue it’s one of the best cities in which to live in the UK. Here’s why.

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What’s special about our one bedroom flats at Elephant Park?

Not all properties are created equal. So when searching for the perfect one bedroom flat in Elephant and Castle, design and build matter more than ever.

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Living in Southwest London: A day in the life

Looking for the perfect London neighbourhood? Researching houses for sale in Putney and Wimbledon? Here’s what it’s like to live in Southwest London.

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Best spots for a great night out at Deansgate Locks

Heading for a night out at Deansgate Locks? Here’s a round up of the best bars in the area.

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5 reasons to live at Elephant Park

Elephant Park is building 3,000 new properties in Elephant and Castle. But why should you live here? Here’s five reasons to make the move to the area.

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6 Reasons Why Apartment Life in London is the Best

Unsure what type of property you’re looking to purchase? Allow us to explain why life, in an apartment, in Elephant & Castle is so great.

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7 Reasons to Buy Property in South-west London

Looking for houses to buy in south-west London? Here’s 7 reasons why it’s a good decision.


Advances in Lendlease, builder of some of the most sustainable homes in the UK

At Lendlease, we have a vision beyond words. On track for absolute zero carbon by 2040, We aim to create the most sustainable homes in the UK.

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Interior Design Trends 2021

We’ve created a rundown of five emerging trends from 2021 with which to mix your own apartment decorating ideas.


Step-by-step: The New Build Mortgage Process

The new build mortgage process can be daunting but the good news is that it doesn’t have to be complicated. We’ll take you through it step by step.

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Making the most of your buy to let property

Buy to let properties are an increasingly common way to invest. But how easy is making money from your buy to let? Let us examine the subject.

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The Tenant’s checklist: Tips for renting in London

Tips for renting in London. Being aware of your rights and responsibilities can help you avoid issues in the future and let you know where you stand.

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To rent or to buy: Which home is right for you?

You’re looking to make a move but can’t decide what option is better for you: to buy or to rent. We examine the differences of each to help you make the all important decision.

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Advantages of living in a city

Universities, centuries-old architecture, a cultural scene producing global talent - Here are just some of the advantages of living in a city.

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New build versus older home: what to buy?

It’s an age-old quandary for property fanatics and first-time buyers alike: what are the benefits of a new build versus an old house? We take a look at the pros and cons of both.

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How to buy a property off plan like a pro

Buying off plan can be daunting, particularly if you’re a first-time buyer. But if you familiarise yourself with the process and do your research, you might just find there are benefits to buying off plan.

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The various types of property for sale at Elephant Park

Looking for a flat to buy in Elephant and Castle? Here’s the various types of property we have at Elephant Park.

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The different types of apartment at Manchester’s Potato Wharf

Potato Wharf is Castlefield’s newest collection of flats for sale, Manchester – homes that encourage you to truly live well.

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West Grove Elephant Park show home now open

Our show apartment at Elephant Park’s West Grove is now open. See for yourself how spacious Central London apartments can be.

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Best independent stores near Potato Wharf

Independent stores bring the high street to life. Here’s a roundup of our favourite independent shops near our apartments for sale in Manchester.

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Elephant Park and the Elephant & Castle property market

The Elephant & Castle property market is one of the best performing in the UK.

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Best places to visit near our apartments in Castlefield, Manchester

A place filled with culture, social spots and great eateries, there’s plenty for you to explore near our apartments in Castlefield, Manchester.

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Manchester opens its doors once again

Potato Wharf is a collection of flats to buy in Manchester, close to Deansgate and city centre. And what’s more, Manchester is once again open for business.

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Insider's Guide to Elephant Park SE1

The flats to buy at Lendlease's Elephant Park development are ready to move into, so you could be an SE1 resident sooner than you think.

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Flats in Deptford: An Exercise in Space and Light

A well-designed apartment makes a world of difference. Our flats in Deptford feature space and light in abundance.

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Buying your first home is daunting, but we’re on hand to help. We have flats for sale in York City Centre, flats for sale in Deptford and apartments for sale in Elephant & Castle, among our many developments.

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Park & Sayer: A closer look at the skylounge & resident amenities

Park & Sayer's Skylounge is exclusive to residents. With views across London it differentiates itself from other property for sale in Elephant & Castle.

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Step out from your flat in Elephant and Castle: Local hotspots to discover

Some of the best local businesses near Orchard View, Elephant Park. And all within walking distance of Elephant and Castle Tube Station

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The convenience of living in London’s Zone 1

We look at the benefits of living in London’s Zone 1, enjoyed by residents of our Elephant & Castle new apartments at Park & Sayer and West Grove.

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The Marketing Suite at Elephant Park is open

The Elephant Park Marketing Suite is your go to place for info, viewings, or questions you have about residential properties at West Grove or Park & Sayer.


Top 5 York Historical Landmarks

With more than flats for sale, York City Centre is full of historic surprises. Check out Lendlease's development, Hungate Apartments.


Elephant Park’s three new fitness venues

Taking up space in two new buildings between Kent Road and Ash Avenue, we’ve got the latest on the newest faces on the Elephant Park fitness scene…


Getting to Potato Wharf

If you live in one of our Castlefield apartments Manchester, you know how good the transport links are. Let us examine this well-connected part of Manchester.

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Elephant Park Events | Living in Elephant & Castle

For those living in Elephant & Castle, life is never boring. Take a look at the full calendar of upcoming events at Elephant Park.


Park & Sayer’s Elevated Garden: A private oasis

Park & Sayer’s elevated garden offers private, outdoor space. A perk that’s bound to entice you, if looking for apartments to buy in Central London.

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Deptford Market Yard – South East London’s historical gem

Deptford Market and Deptford Yard - exceptional places to visit close to Deptford Landings, a selection of spacious flats for sale in Deptford.


Food for every occasion: Where to eat near Hungate, York

A list of exceptional places to eat in the City of York, all within a short distance of Hungate - a development of premium flats for sale in York City Centre

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Southwark Homes for Sale: A Day in the Life

You’ve woken up in Southwark, home to neighbourhoods like Elephant and Castle, Elephant Park and Park & Sayer. Our flats for sale in Elephant and Castle have so much to offer, so let us talk you through your day.


Getting to Deptford Landings

There are so many ways to get to Deptford Landings from around London; here's how to get to Deptford Landings in 30 minutes or less.

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Buyers' Guide to Potato Wharf, Manchester

Based in Castlefield, Manchester, Potato Wharf apartments are a cut above the rest.


Flats for sale in York | New build 2 & 3 bed properties in city centre

Looking for a flat for sale in York? Huntgate is home to new build two and three bedroom flats near to York city centre. Just 17 minutes walk from York train station.


Homes in Putney | New build properties in London Zone 3

Looking for a house for sale in London? Cambium is home to a collection of 3, 4 & 5 bed houses nestled between Wimbledon and Putney.

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Flats for sale in Greenwich | New build properties in London Zone 2

Looking for an apartment for sale in London? Timberyard in Deptford, South London, is home to a collection of flats within walking distance of the River Thames.

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Houses for sale in Wimbledon | New build properties in London Zone 3

Looking for a house for sale in Wimbledon? Cambium is home to a collection of flats and 3, 4 & 5 houses nestled between Wimbledon and Putney.

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New build flats in Deptford | Help to buy properties in London Zone 2

Looking for new build property in London? Timberyard in Deptford is home to a collection of new build apartments within walking distance of the River Thames.

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Apartments for sale in Manchester | New build Manchester

Looking for an apartment for sale in Manchester? Potato Wharf in Castlefield is home to a collection of one and two bed apartments close to the city centre.

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Apartments for sale in York | New build 2 & 3 bedroom properties in city centre

Looking for an apartment for sale in York? Hungate is home to new build two and three bed apartments near to York City Centre. Just 17 minutes walk from York train station.

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Manchester flats for sale | New build 1 & 2 bed properties near to city centre

Looking for Manchester flats for sale? Potato Wharf in Castlefield is home to a collection of one and two bedroom flats for sale in Manchester.