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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…
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Get your dancing shoes on – Notting Hill carnival is here!

From what started out as a small gathering in a town hall in St. Pancras in 1959, the Notting Hill Carnival is now Europe’s biggest street party, celebrating London’s Caribbean community, culture and traditions. Each year the carnival attracts…

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…

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…

Portobello Village development – how the area under the Westway is shaping up for the future

The words 'Portobello Village development' were on many W11 residents’ lips last year as plans to develop the area by owners the Westway Trust were met with fierce opposition from locals worried about the vibrant character of the area…

Notting Hill property market comment 2016

I for one am glad that 2015 is safely behind us. It was a year of ‘rolling with the punches’ for most agents, particularly in Prime Central London where the volume of trade dropped significantly and, in some cases, prices. Volume, confidence…

Living in Notting Hill - my experience by Lionel Blair

Notting Hill has always attracted an array of famous residents. In recent years the likes of Damon Albarn, Robbie Williams, Stella McCartney and Claudia Schiffer have all lived in this vibrant corner of west London. But in the 1960s Notting…

Halloween events in Notting Hill and Kensington

Halloween is one of the most fun times of year for kids and adults alike. This year there are loads of special activities going on in our local area of Notting Hill and Kensington as well as further afield in our sprawling metropolis. Read on…
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Film industry short lets Notting Hill

The UK film industry is in rude health with many major productions being filmed in and around London. Some of the biggest film studios in the country such as Pinewood and Shepperton are located west of the city, within easy reach of major transport…