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The Ante Room at Syon House

SYON HOUSE HOSTS HISTORIC DECORATION STUDY DAYS

Interior designer Caroline Percy has launched Historic Decoration Days at the house she grew up in – Syon House in west London – so that those with an interest in period properties or restoration can learn the tricks of a very niche trade…

Create, an architectural planning, design and build service based in south east London, guides us through the home extension process

Ad Feature 5 EASY STEPS TO YOUR NEW HOME EXTENSION

Thinking of enhancing your home with a loft conversion, extension or refurbishment? The team at south east London-based Create guides homeowners through the process from start to finish in five easy steps…

Home extension ideas by top London architects

15 INSPIRATIONAL WAYS TO EXTEND YOUR HOME

Looking to expand your living space? Be inspired by these creative extensions to pick a solution that improves your quality of life – and adds value to your home

Home security: Why, and how often, you should change you locks

Ad Feature 10 REASONS TO CHANGE YOUR LOCKS

How often should you change your home locks? Why? And how much does it cost? The top 10 reasons to change the locks on your house

George Clarke on Amazing Spaces and the future of interior design

GEORGE CLARKE ON THE FUTURE OF HOMES IN LONDON

Interior designer and TV personality George Clarke tells The Resident about his inspirations, the multi-generation homes of the future and going all ‘restoration man’ on his own Notting Hill home 

The Country Homes & Interiors Summer Show

WIN TICKETS TO THE COUNTRY HOMES & INTERIORS SUMMER SHOW

This June, for the first time ever, ICHF Events will be bringing the summer vibes to Islington’s Business Design Centre with Country Homes & Interiors Summer Show – and you could win tickets!

London's safest boroughs

Ad Feature LONDON’S 5 SAFEST PLACES TO LIVE

Like any capital city, London has a higher crime rate than other areas of the UK. But there are still some places in London where you can feel secure. AZ Locksmith has analysed data from the MET Police’s official crime statistics to find the safest places to live in London

How this Tudor home in Sheen got a modern makeover

HOW TO TRANSFORM A PROPERTY FROM MOCK TUDOR TO MODERN

Roselind Wilson, founder of Roselind Wilson Design, on how she gave this beautiful Mock Tudor property in Sheen a thoroughly modern makeover while remaining sympathetic to the original aesthetic

Chamberlain & Co share their pottery know-how

Ad Feature CHAMBERLAIN & CO ON HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT BOWL

With BBC Two’s Great Pottery Throw Down proving a huge hit, it seems pottery is one the up. Here, Chamberlain & Co’s Royal Porcelain Works, which has been creating luxury fine bone china for years, gives us an insight into the secrets behind their timeless Elmley Bowl

Why townhouses are proving popular again with London families

WHY LONDON’S TOWNHOUSES ARE MAKING A COMEBACK

London’s townhouses are proving popular again with families looking for space and style. Property expert Fiona Brandhorst takes a look at some of London’s most popular new additions to the market

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