L&Q at Bankside Gardens offers a new collection of 137 lakeside apartments to the expanding Reading suburbs, available through L&Q’s Shared Ownership scheme. The 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments are set within an idyllic setting surrounded by both acres of parkland and an expansive lake, escaping the hustle and bustle of city life will leave you feeling at ease. Connecting to the city, however, couldn’t be more convenient with a new train station being built to accommodate the L&Q at Bankside Gardens residents. The daily commute to Reading Central can be achieved in just 6 minutes from the upcoming Reading Green Park Station, enabling the journey onto London Paddington via the upcoming Elizabeth Line or the western main line.

Reading itself offers a wealth of opportunities for employment, with it being the UK’s fastest growing city economy and benefiting from having the second highest wages in the UK. 13 of the 30 largest global businesses have their headquarters in Reading, making the city a vibrant business location and smart living choice. L&Q at Bankside Gardens is also sat within Green Park Village and next to Green Park Business Park which offers employment opportunities as well as restaurants, small retail outlets including WH Smith, Nuffield Health and a day nursery.  Reading Gate Retail Park is also located here containing several big box retailers including B&Q and Currys / PC World, food outlets and the Madejeski Stadium, home to Reading Football Club and the London Irish Rugby Union team.

Living and working in Reading is a perfect match! At the weekend get lost in Readings vast shopping centres The Oracle and Broad Street Mall followed by indulging in the variety of riverside restaurants and bars. Wander through the Forbury Gardens located between the town centre and the ruins of the 11th century abbey, not far from Reading Station. The ornate Victorian town gardens are enclosed providing a peaceful and tranquil retreat.

While the city of Reading has a rich heritage the 1, 2 and 3 bed apartments will offer a contemporary specification and style, the high quality design throughout is ideal for contemporary living, meeting the demands of your everyday needs.

To be kept up to date with any news about this new development and be the first to hear about the launch, please register your interest.

Please note all applicants are required to register with L&Q and Help to Buy South for Shared Ownership.

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Interested in this property?

If you've already applied for L&Q Shared Ownership and been approved as eligible, you can now register your interest in this property.

To buy a shared ownership home within this development, you’ll need to be approved for shared ownership with both L&Q and your local Help to Buy agent.

  1. Apply with L&Q
  2. Apply with Help to Buy South

Although you can register your interest before you’ve applied for shared ownership, you won’t be able to view or reserve a home until you’ve been approved as eligible.

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All of the homes at L&Q at Bankside Gardens will be exclusively available through Shared Ownership.

To be eligible to purchase a Shared Ownership property, you must:

  • Have a combined household income under £80,000
  • Not own a property at the time of completing on the purchase
  • Have a good credit history
  • Have a minimum of £5,000 to cover the costs of buying a home
Learn more about eligibility requirements

To confirm your eligibilty for shared ownership, you'll need to apply with both L&Q and Help to Buy South. If your eligibilty is confirmed, and you meet any other requirements specific to this development, you will be able to view or reserve a property.

  1. Apply with L&Q
  2. Apply with Help to Buy South

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L&Q at Bankside Gardens

Launching 2021
Lakeside Apartments sat in a lakeside setting
New Reading-Green Park Station within walking distance