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Open House London 2018: Notting Hill and Chelsea

It’s that time of year where the weather is turning colder and leaves are falling off the trees. It can be tempting to snuggle up and stay indoors. This weekend there is something on that will make you to want to leave the house – Open House…

Leighton House Museum – plans to improve the renowned ‘palace of art’

Our latest guest blog from Anthony Walker of Kensington residents’ association ESSA details the proposed improvements to Leighton House Museum. Leighton House in the heart of Holland Park was built by President of the Royal Academy…

Halloween events in London 2017

The spooktacular time of year is fast approaching and 31st October falls on a Tuesday in 2017. As always, there are loads of Halloween themed events in London this year for both kids and adults. We’ve rounded up our favourites here. Have a…
Design Museum Interior

Why you should visit the new Design Museum in Kensington

The new Design Museum has finally opened at its stunning new location on Kensington High Street. The museum, founded by Sir Terence Conran in 1989 was originally based in a converted banana warehouse in Shad Thames, where it gave us many stunning…
Picadilly Circus

Why is London the best city in the world?

2016 has been a turbulent year for London as a global city. Londoners watched the UK vote to leave the European Union in June and wondered what the impact would be on their city. A report by accounting giant Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) published…

Open House London 2016 Notting Hill and Kensington buildings to visit

As Estate Agents, we love having a nose around interesting buildings so Open House London 2016, which takes place this weekend is one of our favourite events. There are loads of fascinating buildings in Notting Hill and Kensington which are…
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connaught village

Our guide to... Connaught Village

Tucked away between Bayswater and Marble Arch, and a short stroll from Hyde Park is W2’s jewel in the crown Connaught Village. With the Connaught Village Summer Festival taking place this Wednesday 22nd June, now is the perfect time to visit…
Best places for outside dining, Kensington Roof Gardens

Where are the best places for outdoor dining in Notting Hill and Kensington?

This weekend looks set to be our first real taste of summer (temperatures hotter than Ibiza anyone?!) so what better way to make the most of it by partaking in a spot of alfresco dining? We may be biased but we think there’s nowhere better…
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London Craft Week , Vessel Gallery

London Craft Week Kensington and Notting Hill events 3 - 7 May 2016

London Craft Week is a new initiative, successfully launching last year with 70 events and 20,000 visitors. This year London Craft Week runs from the 3rd to the 7th May with several events in Kensington and Notting Hill. This second instalment…
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Marvellous Maida Vale area guide

Maida Vale just north of Paddington in central London is well known for its handsome Edwardian and Victorian houses, leafy avenues and the gorgeous canals of Little Venice. Its name comes from the ‘Hero of Maida’ pub that used to exist on…