So Old School at So Stepney

A unique development of just 10 new homes in Stepney, made up of 1 and 2-bedroom apartments in a converted former school house. Ideally located for commuting to central London, the City and Docklands.

So Old School at So Stepney is a collection of 1 and 2-bedroom apartments located within a renovated school building that dates back to the Second World War. The apartments retain many of the building’s original features, yet offer a contemporary specification with high-quality fixtures and fittings.

Located in East London, the development is ideal for professionals commuting to the City and Docklands, with excellent public transport links nearby, including Stepney Green Underground Station and Mile End Underground Station, both around 10 minutes walk away, Limehouse, for Docklands Light Railway and national rail services, just 12 minutes walk away, and a variety of public bus routes.

There are also several major roads easily accessible from the development, including the A11 (for Aldgate, Whitechapel, Mile End and Stratford) and the A13 (for Whitechapel, Docklands and the M25). For international travel, London City Airport is just five miles away.

Residents of these new homes in Stepney can take full advantage of the leisure possibilities such a cosmopolitan location affords, with award-winning restaurants, theatres, live music venues, museums and galleries within easy reach throughout central London.

Virtually on the doorstep, Mile End Road is home to a plethora of cafés, restaurants and bars offering a wealth of international food and drink, from well-known chains to independents, all contributing to the vibrant atmosphere of this part of London.

Iconic foodie destinations such as Old Spitalfields Market and Brick Lane, are just two miles away, while for shopping, Westfield Stratford City – a retail paradise of more than 350 stores – is less than three miles from the development.

A bowling alley, casino and multiplex cinema can also be found at Westfield, while even closer to home, the five-screen Genesis Cinema on Mile End Road hosts a programme of blockbuster movies, arthouse films, film festivals and live entertainment – all within 15 minutes walk of the development.
A celebration of the old and the new, the East End and Docklands offer a mix of modern architecture, ancient monuments and historic buildings. The O2 arena, Canary Wharf – also celebrated for the quality of its dining and retail landscape – and the Barbican coexist happily alongside St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge and The Tower of London – and all are within easy reach of residents of So Old School.


2 bedroom Apartment

Prices From £599 995

The Kingston is a 2-bedroom apartment that features an en suite to the master bedroom, a modern family bathroom, an open-plan kitchen, living and dining area, and a private terrace.

Fitted units in the kitchen include worktops with matching upstands and a selection of integrated appliances, comprising a stainless steel fan oven, chimney hood, induction hob, dishwasher and fridge freezer. A washer dryer is located in the utility cupboard in the hall. Access to the terrace is via a door in the kitchen.

The master bedroom benefits from a fitted wardrobe and an en suite with shower enclosure and mirrored wall cabinet. Both bedrooms are carpeted and include original arched windows.

Both bathrooms are furnished with Roca white sanitaryware, chrome-finish brassware, chrome heated towel rails and ceramic wall and floor tiles.


2 bedroom Apartment

Prices From £799 995

The Winchester is a 2-bedroom penthouse apartment that extends over two levels and boasts two en suite bathrooms, a spiral staircase and a spacious open-plan kitchen, living and dining area with double-height window and ceiling.

On the lower floor, soft-close units in the kitchen feature worktops with matching upstands and a range of integrated appliances. These consist of an AEG fan oven, induction hob, chimney hood, washer dryer, fridge freezer and dishwasher.

Bedroom 2 is located on this level and benefits from a dressing room with fitted wardrobe and an en suite with bath, separate shower enclosure and rainfall shower. A cloakroom and storage cupboard complete this level.

The master bedroom on the upper floor features original arched windows and a vaulted ceiling. It has a walk-in wardrobe and an en suite with shower enclosure and rainfall shower. A study area and a storage cupboard are also located on this floor, with views of the living area below from the mezzanine level.

All bathrooms are furnished with Roca white sanitaryware, chrome-finish brassware, chrome heated towel rails and ceramic tiling to the walls and floors.

Both bedrooms are carpeted.

Welcome to Stepney

So-Stepney offers something special for everyone, with local pubs, bars, restaurants and shopping experiences to enjoy or simply take in the stunning waterside views at Canary Riverside, one of several state-of-the-art health clubs in easy reach of home for toning up and winding down in luxurious spas, swimming pools and studios. If you are looking for that much needed down time, take a stroll in one of the many parks The City has to offer, unwinding becomes that little bit easier.

St Dunstan's founded in 1923, is Stepney's oldest church. The present building dates principally from the 15th century. St Dunstan's has a long association with the sea, being responsible for registration of British maritime births, marriages and deaths until the 19th century.

In the northern part of the district, the nearest London Underground stations are Mile End, Stepney Green and Whitechapel, all are on the Hammersmith and City and District Lines, Mile End is an interchange with the Central Line.