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Paddington

The new Bayswater store has given the company the scope to take things bigger.

THE EVOLUTION OF GRAHAM & GREEN INTERIORS

As Graham & Green launch their new Bayswater store, they talk to us about their Notting Hill roots If there’s one thing that Notting Hill is really good at, then it has to be the community focus and the raw authenticity that can be found in the dozens of family-owned businesses. And if there’s one […]

Watch Wimbledon at Paddington Central Big Screen

SUMMER OF SPORTS: WHERE TO WATCH IN LONDON

The warm summer days are upon us (just about) and 2016 is going to be jam-packed with big sporting events. Whether you fancy the Euros, Wimbledon or the Rio Olympics, The Resident rounds up London’s top venues for watching sport…

9 OF THE BEST CRAFT COFFEE SHOPS IN WEST LONDON

Craft coffee is a thing. And what better way to celebrate our nation’s love of coffee than to round up the best of the best in your area/ The Resident picks out 9 of the best craft coffee shops in West London…

11 OF LONDON’S UNIQUE NEW CONCEPT RESTAURANTS

London’s restaurateurs can always be relied on for a unique take on the latest food trends. Now, it’s all about the concept restaurant. Whether you’re a health-conscious non-drinker or a decadent diner, we’ve found a table for you…

11 QUIRKY WAYS TO HAVE EASTER HOLIDAY FUN IN LONDON

From London’s coolest Easter Egg Hunt to a Doggy Easter Treat Hunt, London is brimming with original and fun Easter holiday activities for all the family, grown ups included. So for Easter baking classes, theatre and outdoor adventures, read on…

The glass three-sided fireplace is one of these key elements that brings the two areas together

MAKE A NEW STATEMENT IN YOUR HOME WITH FORNACELLI DESIGNS

We discover how Fornacelli Designs transformed a tired apartment in Notting Hill into a light-filled home…  Words Natalie Cencelli Notting Hill is a very desirable part of London. The buildings dotted around the area are as beautiful as they are diverse. There are some handsome stucco-fronted properties like Arundel Gardens, grand terrace houses on Kensington […]

KuPP is surrounded by the beautiful Paddington Basin and serves trendy Krusovice

RESTAURANT REVIEW: KUPP, PADDINGTON BASIN

KuPP is transforming the London Scandi-food vibe with its simple approach and laid-back warehouse feel, and we were lucky enough to be given the opportunity to try it out…

10 of the coolest London offices you've seen

10 OF THE COOLEST OFFICES IN LONDON

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, right? Here are 10 companies whose London offices prove that just because it’s an office, it doesn’t have to be boring – you may want to show this to your boss   Google, Covent Garden Famous for having amazing office spaces, it’s no surprise that Google’s […]

Karen Jankel with father Michael Bond and Paddington bear

KAREN JANKEL ON LIFE WITH PADDINGTON BEAR

Daughter of Michael Bond, Karen Jankel was raised with an unusual sibling – a marmalade loving bear called Paddington. Now the Managing Director of Paddington & Co, Karen tells The Resident what it was like growing up with one of Britain’s best-loved children’s characters When did you first become aware of the Paddington phenomenon? The first book was published […]

Paddington bear comes to London

HOW MICHAEL BOND BROUGHT PADDINGTON TO LIFE

As a CGI Paddington comes to the big screen with his movie opening this Friday, Will Gore looks back at how author Michael Bond first brought this loveable, bumbling bear to London When I was a kid in the 1980s there were plenty of cartoon bears vying for my (limited) attention. SuperTed, Yogi and Winnie the Pooh […]

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