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11 BEST PICNIC SPOTS IN SOUTH WEST LONDON

South West London’s best places for a picnic, from parks to palaces and even a zoo. Grab your sandwiches or order a hamper and settle down to an afternoon in the sun

African Voices at Wandsworth Fringe

THE BEST EVENTS AT WANDSWORTH FRINGE 2015

Wandsworth Fringe Festival (1-17 May 2015) has officially become an annual celebration of fringe arts across the South West London borough. Led entirely by local participants, events this year include theatre, dance, art exhibitions and participatory workshops. With a month-long list of activities, you’ll be spoilt for choice, and may even learn something new about […]

17 top seafood restaurants in London

17 TOP SEAFOOD RESTAURANTS IN LONDON

Whether it’s wooing with oysters, a sharing platter of fruits de mer or just a good classic version of fish and chips, when it comes to seafood, London has something for everyone. Here are 17 of the best seafood restaurants in London   Loch Fyne, Twickenham  A real seafood favourite that is also doing wonderful things […]

Advantage Basements

HOW TO CREATE MORE SPACE IN YOUR HOME

FEATURED PROMOTION Don’t move, improve your home by considering converting your basement or adding an extension to your property Award-winners Advantage Basements, based in Wandsworth, are the gold standard in basement conversions and bespoke architectural services in the London and Surrey area, and this year marks 15 years in the business! ‘These days increasing numbers […]

DESIGNS REVEALED FOR NEW NINE ELMS BRIDGE

Dozens of rival designs for a new bridge between Nine Elms and Pimlico have been revealed as part of an international design competition run by Wandsworth Council. The proposed bridge would cross the Thames between Nine Elms and Pimlico, filling the gap between the Vauxhall and Chelsea bridges. The contest has had 74 entries from […]

Wandsworth Council launch new competition to design a bridge to connect Nine Elms with Pimlico

A NEW BRIDGE FOR NINE ELMS & PIMLICO

Wandsworth Council has launched an international architect’s competition to design a new bridge that will go across the River Thames connecting Nine Elms and Pimlico Architects and engineers from across the globe are being challenged by Wandsworth Council to create a new and ground-breaking design for a bridge that will connect Nine Elms with Pimlico.  A panel of […]

Battersea Roof Gardens

WHAT’S NEXT FOR LONDON’S CHANGING SKYLINE?

From Battersea Roof Gardens to Elms Point on Wandsworth Road, the London skyline is altering at a dramatic pace that hasn’t been seen in the capital for a very long time… Anyone returning to London after time away would be struck by how much the skyline has changed in recent years, with the Shard towering […]

Chris-Robshaw

CHRIS ROBSHAW ON HARLEQUINS’ BIG GAME 7 AT TWICKENHAM STADIUM THIS CHRISTMAS

England rugby captain Chris Robshaw on Harlequins’ Big Game 7, playing at Twickenham Stadium, his plans for Christmas and where he likes to walk the dog with his girlfriend. Words by Lorraine Crighton-Smith Chris Robshaw first started playing rugby at the age of seven at Warlingham RFC. He was educated at Cumnor House School, before attending […]

Samsara Mind and Body, Wandsworth

SAMSARA AYURVEDIC DAY SPA, WANDSWORTH

Head to Samsara Mind & Body day spa in Wandsworth and you’ll be greeted with relaxing Ayurvedic treatments, massages, homeopathic therapies and candlelight yoga

SW resident's 25th birthday cake made by Cake Boy

SW RESIDENT CELEBRATES 25 YEARS IN SOUTH WEST LONDON

SW resident celebrated 25 fantastic years in South West London on Thursday 9th October 2014 with a private party at The Avalon on Balham Hill. Delicious canapes made by The Avalon’s head chef were served to guests, who enjoyed drinks and a speech by the October issue’s Guest Editor, Phil Spencer. More photos to follow, but […]

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