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London Open Garden Squares Weekend 18 – 19 June 2016

The annual London Open Garden Squares weekend is nearly upon us! With this is mind I asked the team for their recommendations on gardens to visit in the Notting Hill and Kensington area. A little information for those of you who haven’t been…
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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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It’s a dogs life! Dog friendly activities Notting Hill and Kensington

Owning a dog in London is as popular as ever and these days there are plenty of dog friendly activities in Notting Hill and Kensington. Amongst our urban landscape there are plenty of pockets of greenery just waiting to be explored with your…

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…

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…
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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.…
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…