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Area Guide

Best new family homes developments in Essex: Oaklands Hamlet, Chigwell

Ad Feature The Only Way is Essex? Buy in Essex for 3x the Living Space of London

On the hunt for a new home with a decent commute? Moving from London to Essex buys almost three times the living space for the same money, and it probably won’t take you much longer to get to the office…

Bets new developments in Essex for a London commute: Beaulieu, Chelmsford

Ad Feature 5 New Essex Developments Within Commuting Distance of London

Essex might come pre-loaded with stereotypes and wise-cracks, but there’s no getting away from the fact that the county, just to the north east of the M25, offers up some very fertile commuting territory for those with jobs in the City

Research reveals the cheapest places to rent in London, and the most expensive

London’s 10 Most Expensive Places to Flatshare… and the Cheapest

New research shows which areas of London are the most expensive for flatsharing, and where are the cheapest places to rent a room…

Sloane Street to undergo makeover to remain one of the world's leading shopping destinations

Chelsea’s Iconic Sloane Street Set for £40m ‘Green’ Makeover

Chelsea’s iconic Sloane Street is set for a £40 million botanical transformation to create a greener, more pleasant environment and secure its position as one of the world’s most famous luxury shopping destinations

A view across the pond in St Albans Cathedral Park (photo: Copperman05 / iStock / Getty Images Plus)

London’s Best Commuter Towns: St Albans, Hertfordshire

Could it be time to flee the capital? Head for the ‘burbs? Unthinkable in your 20s, but in your 30s and 40s the pull of greenery, space, a driveway – heck a whole house – gets that bit stronger. But where to head?

South Kensington Tube redevelopment plans in pictures

South Kensington Tube Station Set for ‘Sympathetic’ Transformation

South Kensington Tube station, which currently mixes Victorian charm with 21st century chaos, is due to be given a modern yet ‘sympathetic’ makeover with new homes, shops and workspace 

Area Focus: Why Dulwich is One of London’s Best Neighbourhoods

Stroll through Dulwich Village and it’s difficult to imagine that you’re just a few miles from central London. Green spaces, independent shops and a glorious village vibe have made the south east London enclave one of the capital’s most popular places to live. The Resident takes a closer look at the leafy haven’s enduring appeal…

Summer in Chelsea at The Ivy Chelsea Garden

Area Focus: Will Chelsea Ever Lose Its Enduring Appeal?

From Punk Rock to the annual flower show and Sloanie Ponies, Chelsea is an area full of heritage and creativity. Whether it’s the bustling King’s Road or quiet, tucked away mews, its appeal is easy to see

London then and now: Compare old and new architecture with the Patchwork London tool from Berkeley Group

Explore London Then & Now with the New Patchwork London Tool

Our capital city is heading skywards. As towering new buildings appear seemingly overnight and London forges a reputation as a world leader in design and architecture, it’s more important than ever that we celebrate our heritage

London’s Best New Developments for Wellbeing Warriors

Longer lifespans are leading to a growing awareness of the importance of wellbeing, and its having a positive effect on London’s property market. If a healthy lifestyle is at the top of your agenda, read on…  

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