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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…

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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How to choose an estate agent – six key things to consider

It’s so important to choose the right estate agent but with so many around how do you know which one is right for you? Many people make their decision based on the fees the agent charges however choosing an estate agent with a lower fee is…
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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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What is Earls Court like?

What is Earls Court like? Many people think Earls Court is just about the now closed Exhibition Centre, the numerous hotels, Earls Court tube station or the retreating army of young Aussies. But there is much more to it than that and it's a…
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Spotlight on Marylebone

Marylebone in central London is a fashionable and cosmopolitan urban village located just moments north of Oxford Street. The area is known for its majestic Georgian property, pretty mews properties and period mansion blocks. Being so central,…
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Five great reasons to rent in Queens Park

The small northwest London enclave of Queens Park is a well-known mecca for those in the media and creative industries as well as A-list celebrities who want to rent in Queens Park. People are drawn to the area because of its range of beautiful…
Five great reasons to rent or buy in Kensal Rise

Five great reasons to rent in Kensal Rise

Kensal Rise in northwest London is an area on the up; full of Victorian and Edwardian houses similar to neighbouring West Hampstead, Maida Vale and North Kensington but offering far better value, it also boasts a vibrant independent culture.…
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Our Favourite London Garden Squares

The Open Garden Squares weekend is here again! Taking place this weekend 13-14th June, the event gives you access to over 200 London garden squares, many of which are normally closed to the public. Tickets are £10 in advance or £12 on the…
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My favourite things to do in Notting Hill in the spring

Amanda Waggott is the co-founder of the Notting Hill Post, a webzine for Notting Hill locals with news and views on what’s going on in the area. It’s a fantastic read written by two ex-journalists who have lived in the area for more years…