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The 5 best Christmas events in Kensington and Chelsea

You may have noticed a nip in the air and twinkling lights on the streets of Kensington and Chelsea. Yes, it’s starting to feel a lot like Christmas! We have some of the most wonderful festive events in our part of London. With only a few…

Local personalities in Kensington: Wicklewood  

When Caroline Downing Nadel founded Wicklewood in 2017 her main focus was to create a brand that would provide affordable luxury to ‘modern nomads’. Through Wicklewood Caroline has ingeniously brought together ethically sourced and artisan-made…

The best places for lunch in Notting Hill and Kensington

Members of the Mountgrange Heritage team recommend the best places for lunch in Notting Hill and Kensington. Michael Wilson – Managing Director "I’ve worked in the Kensington and Notting Hill area for more than 15 years and have had ample…

Boots Building at 127 Kensington High Street to be redeveloped

For many people the anonymous grey building on the corner of Kensington High Street and Wrights Lane is better known as the ‘Boots Building’ after its largest tenant. At present, it’s a dumpy corner on an otherwise distinguished High Street…
Flat Three– Upper Maisonette. £2 million

Why should I appoint Mountgrange Heritage to sell my property?

As an independent agency we often get asked “why should I instruct Mountgrange Heritage to sell my property, rather than the likes of Knight Frank, Savills or John D Wood?” The answer is simple. We work harder for our clients and we think…

The history of Kensington Mansion Blocks

ESSA held another of their regular Mansion Block meetings recently with the focus on the history of Kensington mansion blocks. Representatives from five local mansion blocks gave talks on their individual histories on what was a fascinating…
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…
Nevern Square

What are the pros and cons of living within a conservation area?

Conservation areas are designed to protect locations that are of special interest either historically or architecturally, preserving the features that make that area unique. The concept of Conservation areas was introduced in the 1967…

Where to find the best brunch in Notting Hill and Kensington

Once upon a time it wasn’t the weekend unless you had a proper Sunday roast with all the trimmings; however the popularity of the weekend brunch is growing fast with restaurants all over London offering everything from a hearty late breakfast…
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Easter Events in Notting Hill and Kensington

The advent of Easter has taken us all a little by surprise this year – its here already!  With that in mind and the little ones off school for at least two weeks, here’s our guide to Easter events in Notting Hill and Kensington. You’ll…