Legal challenge to neighbourhood plan for St Quintin estate

Henry Peterson, Chair of the St Quintin and Woodlands Neighbourhood Forum updates us on the status of neighbourhood plan for St Quintin estate. A public referendum takes place on Thursday 25th Feb at St Helens Church on whether to adopt the…

St Quintin and Woodlands Neighbourhood Plan North Kensington

In 2012, shortly after the Localism Act came into force, the St Helens Residents Association in North Kensington decided to prepare a neighbourhood plan for their area. Such plans were then very new, but have since become common outside London…

A brief history of houses in North Kensington

Just two centuries ago houses in North Kensington didn’t exist. Instead the area between Notting Hill and Harrow Road was farmland made up of two large farms; Portobello Farm and Notting Barns. The history of houses in North Kensington only…

The St Quintin Estate and its Neighbourhood Plan

The full extent of the St Quintin Estate in North Kensington stretches from the West London railway line to the west, Ladbroke Grove to the east, and the elevated Westway to the south. The area was laid out built by the St Quintin family in…

The Wood Awards Shortlist 2015

Last month we were delighted to hear that our wonderful flower kiosk in North Kensington, designed for us by the Buchanan Partnership had been shortlisted for the Wood Awards 2015.We spoke to Kyle Buchanan to find out a little bit more…
Design Your Dream Kitchen

Tips on How To Design Your Dream Kitchen without Breaking the Bank

Kyle Buchanan is a partner at Buchanan Partnership and worked most recently with Mountgrange Heritage on the design of the innovative flower stall outside our St Helens Gardens office. Here he gives us his tips on how to design your dream kitchen…

Five Great Reasons to Rent in North Kensington

Since opening our office on St Helens Gardens in North Kensington a few years ago, we have been welcomed by the locals with open arms. That's the reason why this area is so wonderful – there is a great sense of community here. Not many people…
What does Brexit mean for London Property? bracewell

Area Focus - North Kensington

North Kensington should really be renamed North Notting Hill. It's where the Notting Hill Carnival started and where most of the scenes in 'the' movie were shot. The area's main transport hub, Ladbroke Grove Tube Station, was actually called…

Agent Speaks Q&A

How did you start out in property? My aunt has worked for agencies in this area for over twenty years and when I was still at school I would spend the summer holidays working in the Notting Hill, Holland Park and Kensington offices. My…