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John Lewis Oxford Street will reopen in July once robust social distancing and COVID-secure measures are in place

John Lewis Announces Oxford Street Store Reopening Date

John Lewis has today announced plans to reopen a further 10 shops, including shops in Scotland and Wales, and its flagship Oxford Street store

Pergola Paddington is reopening on 4 July with its huge rooftop terrace

11 of London’s Best Rooftops & Terraces Reopening on 4 July

The 4th of July has become the UK’s ‘Covid Independence Day’, and with bars and restaurants taking their first tentative steps to reopening, we pick out the best COVID-secure rooftop bars and terraces

The terrace at The Mandrake Hotel, Fitzrovia

The Mandrake Hotel Launches Private Dining Cabanas

We have a feeling igloos, cabanas, beach huts and all manner of private drinking dens are going to be big this summer, but The Mandrake Hotel’s swanky offering has really caught our eye…

1 Warwick House Street has been converted from a pub into a luxury property

Property of the Week: Trafalgar Sq Pub Becomes Glam Turnkey Rental

Oh how we’ve missed the pub. While news that pubs can officially open on 4 July has been confirmed, will the experience be the same? If you’re concerned about social distancing, your best bet is just to move into one…

Butler services in London: Footman & Butler is a luxury property management service that goes the extra mile

Ad Feature Footman & Butler: The Property Management Service that Will Run You a Bath or Build an Extension

It’s been a long, hard day, and all you want to do is get home, sink into a hot bath and climb into bed. If only you could have a 21st century butler. Well as it happens, you can…

London's best picnic hampers for delivery: Jimmy's Picnic Boxes caters for four people

6 of the Best Ready-Made Picnic Hampers for Delivery in London

With National Picnic Week on the horizon (22-28 June 2020) and lockdown still lurking, a picnic is the perfect way to treat the family on a sunny afternoon, or to catch up with friends in your social bubble. But why go to the trouble of packing up your own picnic, when these brilliant London-based businesses can do it for you?

Save Soho's Small Venues

Soho Summer Street Festival: Could Pedestrianisation Save Soho?

As the Covid-19 crisis rolls on and independent businesses battle to survive, the Soho Summer Street Festival hopes to save Soho’s smaller venues by pedestrianising┬áthe streets

Mayfair townhouse for sale: 76 Park Street is one of the few original Georgian townhouses still standing and it's for sale freehold

Townhouses Usurp Penthouses as Londoners Seek Privacy & Their Own Front Door

Coronavirus has changed the way we look at a lot of things, including property. While glassy penthouses and hotel-style lobbies have their charm, self-contained homes with their own front door are getting a lot of attention

Fortnum & Mason and Selfridges food halls reopen after coronavirus. Harrod's to reopen on 15 June

Selfridges & Fortnum’s are Back in Business!

Could life be slowly getting back to normal in London? News that Selfridges and Fortnum & Mason have started to reopen would suggest so, with Harrods shortly to follow suit…

Black Lives Matter: Can You Attend London’s Protests Safely?

As black squares appear all over social media to mark #BlackoutTuesday, London is gearing up for a series of peaceful protests for the #BlackLivesMatter movement. But how safe is it to attend a protest during a global pandemic?

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