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IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: HAMPSTEAD

February 25, 2019 | In The Neighbourhood | No Comments

Hampstead is known for being the home of very affluent residents (see Bishop’s Avenue, also dubbed “Millionaire’s Row”). But it’s of course much more than that. Hosting one of London’s largest green spaces – Hampstead Heath – a vibrant High Street, and well-known for its artistic, literary, intellectual associations, Hampstead has preserved a village atmosphere and […]

Nestled between Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill and boasting canals and the charms of Little Venice, the St John’s Wood/Maida Vale neighbourhood provides a village atmosphere that appeals to young professionals and families alike.Being well connected to public transport via the Jubilee Line (St John’s Wood station), Bakerloo line (Warwick Avenue & Maida Vale stations) […]

IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: NOTTING HILL

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Notting Hill, known for its artistic and boho vibes, is probably the neighbourhood that most epitomises London’s diversity and eccentricity. It’s also one of the most well-known areas in the city, famous for its Portobello Road market, its yearly street carnival and the stage of novels and romantic comedy Notting Hill starring Hugh Grant and […]

IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: PRIMROSE HILL

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This beautiful area takes its name after the “Primrose Hill”, adjacent to London Zoo, just North of Regent’s Park, between St John’s Wood, Swiss Cottage and Hampstead.  It has a quaint, picturesque character with its rows of pastel-coloured Victorian houses and terraces, which make it popular amongst families, young professionals and within the artistic community.  […]

IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: SWISS COTTAGE

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Swiss Cottage has a strong reputation as a safe, family friendly neighbourhood.  A stone’s throw from Regent’s Park, Primrose Hill and Hampstead Heath, it also boasts a range of local, independent shops and restaurants, and offers a variety of cultural and leisure activities.  These all contribute to making it an attractive neighbourhood, with a character […]

IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: CANARY WHARF

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Canary Wharf, located in Greater London, is highly regarded as a commercial centre. The 97-acre area has over 1.5 million square metres of retail and office space. Being the second largest financial district, it has some of the tallest and most spectacular buildings to be found in Europe. In fact, the skyline is a sight […]

IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: CAMDEN TOWN

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Camden Town is arguably one of the best-known areas of London. It is a bustling borough in the north west of London, alive with creativity and inspiration. It features boho chic music venues around the area. There is always something happening, which makes it a hotspot for tourists and residents alike.Although its residential base became […]

IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: SHOREDITCH

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Shoreditch has been known as an entertainment area since the 16th century. It has a wide range of bars, eateries, nightclubs and art galleries that serve a high number of residents within the community.  Known as one of London’s more ‘hipster’ areas, it’s a great neighbourhood for young professionals.   It is divided between three areas: the […]

IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: MARYLEBONE

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Marylebone’s old-world atmosphere, trendy and curated shops, along with its combination of traditional English pubs, world cuisine restaurants and organic food stores make it a much beloved neighbourhood.  If you can afford the higher rents, it’s got a lot to offer for students, young professionals and families alike.  Marylebone is an area in the West […]

Once called ‘bedsit land’ due to its popularity amongst students, today’s Earl’s Court is home to young and ambitious city workers, entrepreneurs, actors, musicians, artists, and young families. It offers a unique slice of London city life accompanied by an authentic village atmosphere. Located close to Central London, in Zone 1, Earl’s Court is a […]