South West London

Tips for living through building works / a complete home renovation

How to Live Through a Complete Property Renovation

Is it possible to live through a complete property renovation? Seamus Shanks, Director of dRAW Architects, explains how his practice transformed a Victorian terrace in Clapham with the homeowners in situ

Marcus Brigstocke photographed in Clapham by Tom Dunkley

Marcus Brigstocke’s Mission to Bring the Improv Scene to Clapham

Marcus Brigstocke is on a mission to launch a new improv supergroup with his new show There Will Be Cake, which will feature an all-star cast of funny friends at Omnibus in Clapham

Restaurant review: Minnow, Clapham (photo: Jade Nina Sarkhel)

Restaurant Review: Minnow, Clapham

Anyone who lives in Clapham knows that we’re not exactly short of places to eat out, but when it comes to somewhere to impress a date, suddenly the choice narrows. Which is why we’re so excited about the opening of new all-day eaterie Minnow on Clapham Common.

Tom Hardy interview: the Hollywood actor on his London roots (photo: PA)

Tom Hardy on Taboo, Fatherhood & Returning to His London Roots

Tom Hardy’s characters are dark and moody, but in reality he’s funny and personable. Here, the Hollywood actor tells us about his latest role as a father and why he’s fiercely committed to his London roots… 

The best alfresco dining spots in south west London: The Ivy Cafe, Wimbledon

14 of the Best Alfresco Dining Spots in South West London

It’s time to don the shades and go alfresco for lunch. From Source in Battersea to The Leather Bottle in Earlsfield, there’s no shortage of pubs and cafes with lovely outdoor dining areas in south west London. Here’s The Resident’s best alfresco spots…

Neverland London in Fulham has launched a bottomless brunch on the beach (photo: arronphoto.com)

Neverland London Launches Bottomless Beach Brunch

Move over Ibiza, Neverland London in Fulham – London’s only Thameside beach venue – has launched an alfresco bottomless beach brunch for summer…

Summer holiday activities London: The new Nets Kingdom at Go Ape, Uxbridge

27 Summer Holiday Activities for London Families

With the summer holidays finally here and children to entertain, The Resident picks out some of London’s best summer holiday programmes and activities to keep the kiddos happy… 

London's best ice-cream parlours: Four Hundred Rabbits, Crystal Palace


London’s best ice cream parlours, in north, south, east, central and west London

London's best Edinburgh Fringe Festival preview shows


Edinbrugh Fringe Festival kicks off 4 August 2017, but before the festival begins venues across London are hosting preview acts to give Londoners a little peak into what they will be performing during the festival. The Resident checks out the best…


New Covent Garden Market may have a new location, but it continues to supply some of London’s biggest restaurants and venues with the largest selection of fresh produce and flowers going. In 2024, the market also plans to open a new Food Quarter. The Resident finds out more…

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