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Area Guide

Belvedere Gardens London Eye view

THE NEW LONDON DEVELOPMENTS SET TO DELIVER MORE PUBLIC SPACES

Developers have cottoned on to just how much Londoners value their green space and are now incorporating more green spaces, landscaped gardens and public areas than ever into their projects – and it looks like we’re all set to benefit…

WHY SW12 IS THE HOTTEST PLACE TO BE

What is it that has transformed Balham from a sleepy suburb with ‘that pub with the comedy nights in the back room’ (god bless The Bedford) into one of London’s most desirable areas?

The Charterhouse is at the centre of redevelopment plans

PRESERVING THE CHARTERHOUSE’S HERITAGE IN THE FACE OF REGENERATION

Boasting a history that spans centuries, The Charterhouse in north London is now stepping into the 21st century in a big way. The historic Charterhouse Square, located between Barbican and Smithfield Market, is undergoing a mass regeneration. Development Manager at The Charterhouse Dominic Tickell takes us through the building’s past, present and future

A beautiful bedroom

ACTON GARDENS: A VISION OF NEW YORK IN WEST LONDON

With the new Acton Gardens development aiming to create a vision of New York in west London, Acton is the latest part of the capital to shake off its unfashionable image and find itself on the rise…

Southall Waterside is set to transform west London

MOVIE STARS & MASTERPLANS: WHY EALING IS ON THE UP

Some say Ealing is one of the most underrated areas of London, but W5 is garnering attention for its community spirit, hip new hangouts and regeneration plans. So while Chiswick may be a west London hotspot, now is the time to buy in Ealing

Dalston is one of London's hippest hoods, according to TravelSupermarket, which recommends visiting the Peace Mural and Café Route

TRAVEL SUPERMARKET RANKS LONDON’S HIPPEST HOODS

TravelSupermarket has released a Hip Hang-out Neighbourhood Index with four London districts in the UK top 20. Shoreditch is out, but Peckham, Dalston, Clapton and Deptford & New Cross are in

PLACE/Ladywell is a smart, efficient way to make use of unused spaces in cities, delivering housing, shops and community spaces

WHY LADYWELL IS THE PLACE TO BE

PLACE/Ladywell is the UK’s first pop-up village, with temporary homes, a cool café, a thriving indoor market and workspace for entrepreneurs and charities. Take a tour of this cool new community hangout

GLOBAL APPEAL: HOW CHELSEA & BELGRAVIA ARE UPPING THEIR GAME

An in-depth look at the developments underway in Chelsea, Knightsbridge and Belgravia to grow the global appeal of three of London’s most exclusive shopping, dining and culture hubs

The SkyCycle concept by Foster & Partners in collaboration with Exterior Architects

HOW LONDON IS BECOMING MORE CYCLE FRIENDLY

From innovative safety gear to landmark schemes and homes purpose built for cyclists, Islington and surrounding areas are upping their game when it comes to welcoming those with two wheels

A Tube map produced by TotallyMoney.com reveals that the average commuter will have to pay significantly more to shorten their journey - no surprises there, but the capital does still have a few bargains

BEAT THE STRIKES? NEW TUBE MAP COMPARES RENT VS JOURNEY TIME

With this morning’s tube strike causing chaos for many commuters and further planned strikes by Southern Rail set to compound the misery, many Londoners will surely be fantasising about owning a Zone 1 pied-à-terre so that they can simply walk to work. But how much would that set you back?

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