The Beacon is a unique and ground-breaking new concept in homes for a modern lifestyle.

Hemel Hempstead’s newest edition to the skyline will be the world’s most sustainable luxury vertical village, offering a superb choice of 272 zero emission studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and penthouses.

Marking the first stage of Hemel Hempstead’s exciting Two Waters Regeneration Project, The Beacon is just a 5 minute walk from the town centre and around a 10 minute walk to the station, with a fast rail service from London Euston in as little as 24 minutes.

More sustainable than any residential tower built globally

  • The world’s highest density vertical solar farm
  • Ground-breaking on-site energy generation and conservation for energy independence
  • Ground and air source heat pumps, quadruple glazing*, LED lighting and rainwater recycling
  • Advanced technology underground automated parking and UK's first residents electric car and bike share scheme

*On selected apartments

Outstanding community facilities

  • Welcoming reception area with concierge, gym, cinema room and residents café
  • Landscaped roof garden with spectacular panoramic views of Boxmoor and The Chilterns
  • Stunning internal arboretum creating cleaner air, with scenic glass lifts

A luxurious specification

  • Luxury Hacker kitchens with Siemens appliances
  • European bathrooms with Hansgrohe fittings
  • Balcony or terrace to all apartments
  • Allocated underground parking
  • RFID secure access
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  • £2,000 Reservation Fee per apartment [refundable]
  • Exchange of contracts with 10% deposit in 21 days – less reservation fee
  • A further 5% deposit will be  payable after 12 months*
  • A further 5% deposit will be payable after 18 months*
  • Completion Autumn 2018

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Special offer for early reservations

*Pay only 10% deposit. The additional deposit payments at months 12 & months 18 will be waived for phase 1 release that exchange before the end of January 2017. [Therefore only 10% deposit payable]

10 reasons to buy at the Beacon

There are many reasons to buy at The Beacon, but here are 10 very good ones

  • The Beacon is the world's most Sustainable residential tower
  • Property Hotspot - Hemel Hempstead is in the Top 30 Property Hotspots – Daily Telegraph
  • Regeneration - Town centre regeneration zone - Maylands Business Park - Two Waters major regeneration area
  • Employment - The local area offers access to some of the country's largest employers
  • Connections - 24 mins from Euston - 4.2 miles from M1 - 3.6 miles from M25
  • Outstanding shopping & leisure facilities
  • Attractions - Harry Potter World - Vineyards
  • Environment - Chilterns - Boxmoor Trust - Gadebridge Park
  • Dining - Old town charm - New town choice
  • Outstanding primary and secondary schools - Excellent independent schools

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10 reasons to invest at The Beacon

The Beacon is an outstanding oppurtunity to invest. It simply makes sense from a financial and moral perspective. If you're still not sure, here are 10 brilliant reasons

  • Free Energy For Life – No Heating or Electricity Bills Ever! - Worth up to £2,000 per annum saving
  • Save Up to £10,000 per annum in living costs - Car Owners - £4,000* -  Non Car Owners -£10,000*
  • 48 % Capital Growth in Hemel since 2011 - over 9% per annum average
  • 2 year completion - Lock in 2 years capital growth
  • Higher Rents From Tenants - Lower Living Costs - Better Amenity
  • Superior Specification Levels
  • Regeneration of Hemel Town Centre
  • Regeneration of Local Two Waters Area
  • Predicted Property Hotspot by Daily Telegraph and Savills
  • World Class Architecture

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  • Spacious Apartments with 2.7m High Ceilings as standard
  • Underground Automated Robot Valet Car Parking System – 1 space per apartment
  • Residents Electric Car & Electric Bike Hire Service
  • Concierge Service
  • Residents Café & Bar
  • Residents Gym & Studio
  • Function Room – Cinema Room
  • Communal Sky Gardens
  • Scenic glass lifts
  • Balcony or Terrace to all apartments
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Living at the Beacon offers an entirely new lifestyle concept. These unique and innovative homes redefine modern living by combining luxury and style with cutting edge sustainability to minimise environmental impact. At the very forefront of a new era in sustainable development, a new home at the Beacon makes a bold statement, setting the standard for others to follow. Read more...


Contemporary, practical layouts create a sense of understated luxury at The Beacon, from the welcoming entrance area to the stunning roof garden.

Facilities for residents include:

  • Daily manned concierge service from early morning to late evening
  • Secure RFID (radio-frequency identification) entry systems.
  • UK’s tallest internal arboretum creating high oxygen levels for improved wellbeing
  • Central atrium with water feature and scenic glass lifts
  • Stunning roof garden with panoramic views
  • Advanced technology underground automated parking
  • Electric car and bike share schemes
  • Gym and studio
  • Cafe and bar
  • Digital library and cinema room
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The carefully selected interior specification perfectly complements the contemporary styling of these stunning new apartments, providing high quality and meticulous attention to detail throughout.

The specification

  • Well proportioned apartmentswith 2.7m high ceilings as standard
  • Luxury Hacker kitchens with stone worktops and Siemens appliances as standard (washer/dryers may vary for more energy efficient models)
  • European bathrooms with Grohe/Hansgrohe fittings (selected apartments)
  • Balcony or terrace to all apartments
  • Allocated underground Automated Valet Parking for each apartment

For full details of the specification relevant to your chosen property please speak to the Sales Team.



Living at The Beacon is more affordable than you might think.  With purchase prices significantly less than in London zones 1-6, yet within a 24 minute commute of the capital, The Beacon offers London living only better.  Annual savings could be as high as £11,000* through free electricity, reduced heating, water, insurance and car running costs.
*For full details of cost savings, ask for your copy of The Beacon savings summary using our contact form.

No energy bills, for life
Energy costs are a thing of the past, with on-site energy generation there will be no energy bills to pay, for life. 
Water bills will also be lower, through 100% rainwater harvesting which is recycled for greywater consumption. 

Save on car running costs
The electric car share scheme means residents can choose not to own a car, creating significant further savings on vehicle running costs. 
For those who do need a car, the enhanced security provided by the automated underground parking will result in lower insurance premiums. 

Save on gym membership fees
The gym is available for residents’ exclusive use, saving on monthly gym membership fees.  

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Community areas are beautifully appointed, combining comfort and security with a sense of luxurious exclusivity.

Communal area features

  • Superbly equipped gymnasium with showers
  • Private ground floor café with patio area
  • Cinema and function room for exclusive resident’s use
  • Resident’s quiet reading area ‘The Library’ and decked areas provided in the roof garden


1. The Beacon -The Worlds Most Sustainable Residential Tower

17. Storeys

3. Scenic Glass lifts

4. Luxury Specification Levels

272. Luxury Sustainable Apartments

319. Robot Valet Underground Car Parking Spaces

10. Mins Walk from Hemel Hempstead Station

24. Mins From London Euston Zone 1

5. Mins Walk From Hemel Hempstead Town Centre

48. % Capital Growth in Hemel Hempstead since 2011

20. %+Predicted Rise over next 5 years [Telegraph Property 2016]

5. Electric Cars For Residents To Hire

10. Electric Bikes For Residents To Hire

£10,000. Possible savings per annum on living costs 

860. KW of Solar PV Panels Generating Solar Energy 

0.5. acre brownfield site

400. + Acres of Beautiful Boxmoor Trust Green Belt

£30. Million Regeneration of Hemel Hempstead Town Centre

£35.5. Million Purchase of Marlowes Shopping Centre by Capital & Regional

3. Regeneration zones in Hemel Hempstead

10. % Deposits required to purchase apartments from only £21k 

2. Years Capital Growth @ 8% per annum based on historical levels

Illustration & figures as below

£20k Deposit on £200k = £16k x 2 = £32k potential capital gain

£30k Deposit on £300k = £24k x 2 = £48k potential capital gain 

£40k Deposit on £400k = £32k x 2 = £64k potential capital gain 


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