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Top Brunch Hotspots in East London

23rd April 2018

Who does not love a casual trip out for brunch at the weekend? It must be everyone’s favourite meal of the week in London, but with an overwhelming choice of restaurants on offer, it can be hard to pick where to go.

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The Rapid Transformation of Shoreditch

18th January 2018

This trendy hub situated in the East End of London has rapidly become a prime hotspot for creatives and even party-goers, rivalling the West End for its choice of venues.

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East London's Best Parks

25th September 2017

The highly sought-after E postcode is not just home to great restaurants, quirky bars, artisan coffee shops and Prime London property. East London also has some fantastic parks and green spaces that effortlessly bring a fragment of the countryside to city dwellers. Here are some of the best parks in this trendy area.

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Living in Birmingham, West Midlands B15

20th July 2017

Located in the West Midlands, Birmingham is a top 10 world city, the youngest European city and the largest city in the UK outside of London. Here's your essential guide to everything Birmingham has to offer.

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Best Rooftop Bars in East London

26th June 2017

Whether you’re after a quiet drink and a bite to eat with a view or a night of painting the town red, there’s a never-ending variety in East London to choose from that will make the idyllic setting for an evening of wining and dining.

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Nights Out With a Twist in East London

20th June 2017

For those looking for something a little bit different on a Friday or Saturday night, Shoreditch in East London has some quirky bars which are designed to liven up any evening out with friends.

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The History of Chelmsford

15th June 2017

The cosmopolitan city of Chelmsford is ideal for those who want quick access to London, whilst embracing the country lifestyle; add in a pinch of rich history and culture, and this is the perfect suburban location.

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The Best Schools in Chelmsford

15th June 2017

Chelmsford in Essex is well-known as a district with exceptional schools. Here are just some of the area’s best.

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Top 10 Reasons to Buy Property in Chelmsford

14th June 2017

Chelmsford in Essex was voted one of the best places to live in Britain by the Halifax Quality of Life survey.

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Culture in Clapham

1st June 2017

Clapham has a variety of cultural venues ranging from a multi-arts venue, a chocolate museum and a former Victorian music hall venue. Here is a selection of some of the best cultural spots in Clapham.

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Birmingham Voted Among Top 10 Cities Worldwide

31st May 2017

Characterised as the next up-and-coming, progressive city in the UK, the city of Birmingham has also now beaten out the likes of eminent cities including Milan, Paris and Rome. In 2014 Birmingham was voted by Rough Guides as among the top 10 cities worldwide, bringing with it global attention.

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Stepping into the Nightlife Scene in Birmingham

31st May 2017

Offering city dwellers choices from bars, pubs, clubs, comedy, theatre, arenas and a blend of diverse culinary eateries, there is no room for a boring night out in Birmingham.

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Michelin-Star Dining in East London

31st May 2017

Whilst many would regard the pièce de résistance of food to live in the heart of the West End, Londoners looking for bold tastes, hearty servings and a little eccentricity head to the East End to satisfy their cravings.

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Free Things to Do in London This Summer

31st May 2017

Believe it or not, our capital offers an array of amazing experiences that won’t cost you a penny! Don’t let efforts to save money stop you and your friends and family from making the best of these limited hot summer London months.

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Chow Down: Best Restaurants in Clapham

22nd May 2017

With its close proximity to the centre of London and its independent restaurants serving hearty fare, Clapham is the ideal place for a dinner with friends and family.

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Bottoms Up: A Guide to the Best Bars in Clapham

22nd May 2017

For those who want to invest in this vibrant and leafy area in the heart of the capital Clapham has some wonderful bars along its thoroughfare, they offer bottomless brunches, daily Happy Hour deals and themed cocktails. Here is a selection of some of the best in the area.

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Canary Wharf: The Home of Choice for London’s High-Flyers

21st April 2017

Today, Canary Wharf not only employs more bankers than the City of London, but the E14 postcode is now considered ‘London’s highest salary postcode’, averaging at £100,000.

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Things to Do in London This Easter

12th April 2017

Forget Christmas, Easter is all about chocolate, treasure hunts and springtime sunshine – the perfect holiday to get out, explore and indulge with the family. Check out the must-see events and top spots to head to in London this Easter.

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Future Developments in the London Docklands

9th April 2017

Many upcoming projects will add to the current prestigious home and business offices on offer that enhance the lively and busy lifestyle of those living and working in the Docklands.

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Docklands Leisure and Retail

7th April 2017

One of London’s biggest financial and commercial hubs, Canary Wharf is the centre of The Docklands. Previously known for being a fast-paced, hive of activity during the week but somewhat quieter at weekends, this area is rapidly changing and becoming an increasingly popular residential destination that buzzes all week through.

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Travel Connections at Canary Wharf

5th April 2017

Harbour Central will be within 10 minutes’ walk of Canary Wharf's most futuristic and sophisticated travel infrastructure and interchanges, integrating the DLR, Tube, Crossrail and Thames Clipper river bus services.

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Galliard, London’s Docklands and Regeneration

3rd April 2017

In the early 1990s Galliard Homes helped pioneer the regeneration of London’s Docklands.

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20 Facts About Canary Wharf

1st April 2017

Here are 20 interesting facts about Canary Wharf that might make you look at London’s financial district in a whole new light.

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Things to Do in London this Spring

30th March 2017

The wait is over – spring is finally here! Here’s a glance at the must-see events and best places to explore in London to capture your imagination this season.

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Living in Canary Wharf, London Docklands E14

10th March 2017

Over the past 30 years, the population of the Docklands has more than doubled, transport links have significantly improved and the area has become both a booming financial district and an increasingly popular area to live.

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Chelmsford's Travel Connections

9th March 2017

The city of Chelmsford is a favourite amongst commuters as they can flee London’s eye-watering prices without negotiating on convenience into work.

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10 Reasons to Live in South London

7th March 2017

The divide between North London and South London can cause quite the stir in the capital, who knew there could be such a debate over the different sides of the river.

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Living in Muswell Hill, London N10

3rd March 2017

Crowned one of the five most desirable places to live in London, Muswell Hill is a suburban enclave surrounded by natural beauty, superb schools, quaint shopping streets and grand Edwardian architecture.

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West End Nightlife

3rd March 2017

From the bright lights of ‘theatreland’ and Soho clubs to hidden bars frequented by London’s elite, the West End is swarming with opportunities to enjoy its extraordinary nightlife.

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Chelmsford: The City Outside of London

22nd February 2017

Granted city status in 2012 for its economic success and crowned one of Britain’s best places to live for quality of life, Chelmsford has certainly earned its status as the city to watch outside of London.

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Regeneration Hotspots of 2017

17th February 2017

Areas of regeneration are being snapped up quickly by investors and first-time buyers alike as they search outside of Central London for somewhere that will almost guarantee a great return in the future.

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Buying in Britain’s Best School Districts

17th February 2017

Many families are prepared to pay hefty premiums in order to live within the catchment area of a prestigious school, with some even resorting to renting just to secure a place.

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Top Breakfast Hotspots in London

14th February 2017

We all have our favourite local eatery where we pick up our daily latte or stop to start the morning with a hearty serving of scrambled eggs and smoked salmon, but for those breakfast lovers out there, here’s a selection of places you should aim to treat yourself to at least once.

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Top Romantic Things to do in London

8th February 2017

Valentine’s Day is fast-approaching, so it is about time that you think about how you want to treat that special someone in your life.

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The Best Bars in Shoreditch

31st January 2017

Do you like cocktails? If so, then Shoreditch has many watering holes and intimate lounges that are just waiting to be discovered.

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Buying Property in Zones 5 and 6

30th January 2017

Zones 5 and 6 are seeing their reputation climb with commuters as they can find reasonably priced homes conveniently located near unrivalled transport connections into London’s major employment hubs.

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East London’s Best Curry Houses

30th January 2017

Looking for a curry fix to round off a long week? Whether you’re after a fiery vindaloo or a korma with a kick, East London’s food scene is brimming with opportunities to indulge in aromatic Asian flavours.

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Living in Soho, London W1

24th January 2017

Soho is known as Central London’s multicultural oasis which never grows boring and always has something new and exciting on offer.

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Best Spots for Art in London

14th December 2016

Whether you are an experienced connoisseur or an ambitious amateur, there is always something to feast your eyes on in the big city.

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Things to Do in London this Winter

13th December 2016

There’s something truly special about winter in London; from the bustling Christmas markets with mulled wine permeating the air to warming roasts, festive theatre trips and a sensational fireworks display to top off a wonderful year.

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Living in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire WD3

12th December 2016

Rickmansworth’s long-standing residents praise the area on its transport connections, good schools and vast amounts of green space, all of which add a village-style vibe despite being only a 30-minute commute from the West End.

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A Property Guide to the Home Counties

9th December 2016

In the last few years it would seem that London is yesterday’s news for many investors and homeowners as the Home Counties have seen a lot more attention and are becoming more and more in-demand.

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North London V. South London

15th November 2016

Here’s an impartial look at what each area has to offer to help aspiring Londoners decide which side of the river to make their home.

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Living in Clifton, Bristol BS8

15th November 2016

Commended as ‘Britain’s best city to live in’ and named as one of the top 10 cities to live in the world – ranking alongside the likes of Amsterdam, Berlin and Vienna – Bristol is the cosmopolitan capital of South West England.

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The Best Coffee Shops in Shoreditch

15th November 2016

We all love it, we all crave it and we all cannot live without it. Coffee is undeniably the world’s favourite morning pick-me-up, with an average of two billion cups of Joe being guzzled everyday internationally.

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Living in Leicester Square, London WC2

27th October 2016

Surrounded by Chinatown, Covent Garden and Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square is the epicentre of London’s vibrant West End scene.

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What to Explore in London this Autumn

26th October 2016

The summer may be over, but there’s still so much to look forward to this autumn in London. From Halloween to Bonfire Night and preliminary Christmas festivities, this season is full of opportunities to enjoy the best food, culture and entertainment the capital has to offer.

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East London’s Progress Since the 2012 Olympics

25th October 2016

The London 2012 Olympics was more than just a 16-day tournament celebrating international sport and culture; for London it was a chance to reinvent a key area of the capital in need of regeneration.

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Reasons to Move to London

25th October 2016

The UK capital is bursting with opportunities to indulge and explore. For all of you aspiring Londoners, here’s what makes this city stand out from the rest.

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Living in Chelmsford, Essex CM1

10th October 2016

Situated in the heart of Essex, just 32 miles north east of Charing Cross, Chelmsford enjoys both country perks and city convenience, dominating the league tables as one of the most desirable locations to live in the South East.

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A Weekend Brunch in the Docklands

5th October 2016

Could anything be better than enjoying a relaxed weekend brunch? Only one thing comes to mind when asked this question; a weekend brunch with a view of the River Thames.

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Living in Covent Garden, London WC2

22nd September 2016

Covent Garden has been a popular district of Central London since the first fruit and vegetable market opened in 1654 and continues to be one of the most popular tourist attractions in London.

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A Brunch Lover's Guide to South London

22nd September 2016

South London is jam-packed with delicious places to eat for a delightful weekend brunch. Whether you want something cheap and cheerful, a little fancier or on the healthy side of things, South London has got you covered.

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Living in Woodford Green, London IG8

21st September 2016

Situated just on the edge of Epping Forest in the North East London suburb of Woodford, Woodford Green offers the perfect blend of a village lifestyle close to the city.

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Living in Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2

6th September 2016

Spanning over 10 acres, Lincoln’s Inn Fields is celebrated as London’s largest public square, located in Central London between Holborn and Chancery Lane. It has been said that this charming location nestled in Central London was the inspiration behind New York City’s iconic Central Park.

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Living in Bermondsey, London SE1

30th August 2016

Bordered by Wapping in the north, Rotherhithe in the east, Peckham in the south and Southwark in the west, Bermondsey’s distinctive character is observed in awe by all those who visit, and celebrated by locals who came to the area looking for the perfect blend of maritime and urban living.

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Living in Brentwood, CM14

15th August 2016

In East England’s county of Essex lies Brentwood, a desirable commuter belt which is perfect for investors, first-time buyers and families.

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The History of Kings Langley

26th July 2016

Beneath the picturesque architecture and contagious community spirit, lies a fascinating past that dates as far back as Roman times. This antiquity is what sets Kings Langley apart from other commuter locations, making it unique and far more desirable.

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Transport Links in Kings Langley

26th July 2016

Despite its charming village vibe, Kings Langley is deceivingly close to local transport links for journeys regionally, nationally and internationally, making this a fantastic choice for commuters.

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Brentwood Transport Connections

26th July 2016

Sitting immediately north east of London, just outside of the M25, Brentwood is one of Essex’s most affluent destinations, boasting a convenient location with the prospect of Crossrail set to amplify its status as one of the South East’s most desirable commuter towns.

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Living in Kings Langley, WD4

18th July 2016

Perfect for first-time buyers, families and investors, Kings Langley has something for every need and its reputation as a property hotspot is only going to continue to climb.

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Community Life in Slough

13th July 2016

Home to 60 parks and beautiful open spaces, plus a myriad of cultural and entertainment venues, with the likes of Windsor and Eton just a few miles away, Slough is the perfect choice for those looking for location with character and individuality, as well as a cohesive community spirit.

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20 Facts About Shoreditch

13th July 2016

Discover more about Shoreditch with these 20 facts and learn something you didn’t know about East London’s favourite destination for urban lovers and contemporary enthusiasts.

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First-Time Buyers Head to Slough

1st June 2016

With Crossrail set to close the gap between the South East’s suburban districts and the capital, more and more first-time buyers who previously set their hopes on owning a London home are becoming enticed by the idea of owning a property on the outskirts. Here’s why Slough is now emerging as one of their top choices.

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Why Slough is the Regeneration Hotspot to Watch

1st June 2016

Praised as the third most productive town in the UK, Slough’s thriving business hub is one of its greatest assets. Now, a number of regeneration projects are set to transform the area into a rejuvenated urban centre, adding to its cultural appeal as well as its booming economy.

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East London Welcomes Pedestrian-Friendly River Crossings

5th May 2016

The Mayor of London announced that talks are underway to build 13 bridges and tunnels between Imperial Wharf in the west and Dartford in the east. This is expected to increase the capacity of pedestrians and cyclists by nearly 50%, and it is hoped this will also encourage a healthier lifestyle, getting more people out walking and cycling.

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Canning Town: East London’s Ideal Commuter Hotspot

5th May 2016

Less than two miles from Canary Wharf, Canning Town is fast-becoming the destination of choice for city professionals, with plans for regeneration and the introduction of Crossrail at Custom House set to reinforce its reputation as one of East London’s most prized commuter hotspots.

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Travel Connections in Luton

14th April 2016

Luton’s capacity for fast and easy outward-bound travel to London, across the country and beyond, is what makes this town so appealing to its residents, stapling its reputation as one of the top five most affordable commuter towns in England.

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Community Life in Luton

1st April 2016

A strong, connected and vibrant community culture is always on the wish-list for those moving into a new area, and Luton is sure not to disappoint. Whether its cultural events, theatre shows or educational activities you’re after, there’s something for everyone to get involved in.

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Living in Luton, Bedfordshire LU

31st March 2016

Whether you’re a first-time buyer, or a buy-to-let landlord looking to invest in a property with a strong rental catchment, then Luton is the place to look out for. This guide will tell you everything you need to know about living in Luton, from soaking up the charming culture to reaping the benefits from the excellent transport links.

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Things to Do in London with the Family

24th March 2016

The extensive choice of things to do in London can sometimes be overwhelming if you do not know where to start, but this guide will narrow down the best things to keep you and your family entertained during a visit to the city.

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Literary London

17th March 2016

From Shakespeare to Dickens, and Keats to Hardy, the capital is abundant with opportunities to explore its scholarly past. Take a look at writers’ hideouts, age-old watering holes and today’s must-see attractions for the dedicated bookworm with this extensive guide to literary London.

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Living in Stratford, London E15

14th March 2016

Home to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and one of the largest urban shopping centres in Europe, Stratford is fast-becoming the residential district of the East and one of the London’s most desirable destinations for retail, culture and entertainment.

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Living in King's Cross, London N1

14th March 2016

King’s Cross has evolved over recent years and is now a popular creative district that is full of culture and nightlife hotspots, plus it boasts excellent educational establishments, making it a desirable place for investors and students alike.

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A Spotlight on Shakespeare Hotspots in London

14th March 2016

If you want a hearty helping of Shakespearean culture, honour his legacy by visiting some of these fantastic offerings showcased throughout London.

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Shoreditch Old and New

24th February 2016

Between the young and hip Shoreditch crowd, eclectic fashion trends and cool contemporary restaurants, is a rich history that adds an extra touch of character to this East London location.

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A Guide to Pubs in Fitzrovia

24th February 2016

After a long day manoeuvring around the busy West End streets or a tiring day at the office, nothing beats an evening relaxing in your favourite pub.

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City Professionals Head to Clapham

24th February 2016

City professionals and ambitious twenty-somethings are heading to the bustling urban district of Clapham in South West London for their fill of an upbeat, sociable lifestyle, convenience to the rest of the capital, and affordable prospects for climbing the property ladder.

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Living in Knightsbridge, London SW1X

24th February 2016

Lying along the south side of London’s esteemed Hyde Park, neighbouring illustrious Belgravia to the east and South Kensington’s museum quarter to the west, Knightsbridge is, without a doubt, the crown jewel of residential districts.

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North London's Creative Scene

15th February 2016

It is no secret that the West End is famed for its impressive assortment of contemporary art galleries and unforgettable theatre performances, but it would seem that North London is the new hotspot for creativity.

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The ‘Crossrail Effect’ Comes to Slough

15th February 2016

It is estimated that Crossrail will bring an impressive 1.5 million people within a 45 minute commute of London, and as Slough’s population is set to increase by 18,154 in the next four years, there is no doubt that this figure will accelerate and add to the residential appeal of the area.

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Living in Mayfair, London W1

15th February 2016

Declared as one of the most prestigious areas in London, Mayfair is home to a fine diversity of cuisine, glamorous fashion shops and clubs that will make nights out in London extra special and unforgettable. This guide will offer everything you need to to know to discover the magic of Mayfair.

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A Spotlight on London's 'Theatreland'

15th February 2016

Who does not love a good trip to the theatre? The music, the costumes and the atmosphere make for an unforgettable evening of exceptional British culture, and what better place to experience such talent and magnificence than London’s West End?

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Living in Belsize Park, London NW3

2nd February 2016

With affluent Hampstead to the north and the bustling cultural centre, Camden Town, in the south, Belsize Park is perfectly placed for those looking to embrace an indulgent residential experience in an area bursting with beauty and grandeur.

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Why Clapham is the Best Place to Live in London

21st January 2016

It's official! Clapham has been voted the best place to live in London, so whether you are a young ambitious professional or a home bird, this London location will undoubtedly suit you.

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Living in Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16

14th January 2016

Picturesque scenery, a pleasant community atmosphere and incomparable travel connections into the city are just a few things to expect when living in Haywards Heath. Labelled as a prime commuter belt, a property in this area is an investment opportunity that should be seriously considered.

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Why Surrey Quays Appeals to Everyone

11th January 2016

Surrey Quays could quite possibly be one of the most versatile locations in London, boating facilities and features that will appeal to everyone. Young professionals, families and first-time buyers will not be disappointed by the wonders that Surrey Quays has to offer.

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Londoners Crave Homes Closer to the Office

11th January 2016

A long day at the office followed by a long-winded journey back home – no doubt muscling through heaving Tube stations and mastering the art of falling asleep whilst standing – is not at the top of anyone’s wish list. City workers are instead looking for somewhere they can live, work and play all within the same proximity.

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Living in Hampstead, London NW3

11th January 2016

The Hampstead Village postcode has been home to more millionaires than any other location in London, with its perfect mix of country expanses and luxurious city amenities ranging from artisan cafés, international restaurants and bohemian Camden markets.

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10 Facts and Figures About Slough

16th December 2015

Read more to find out 10 interesting facts and figures about Slough that you never knew about before.

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London’s Coveted Primrose Hill

14th December 2015

Primrose Hill is a charming destination brimming with quaint boutiques and chic restaurants and bars, making it a magnet for media personalities and some of London’s most affluent residents.

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The Perks of Waterside Living

14th December 2015

With improved transport connections and vibrant areas of regeneration blossoming across the Docklands, more and more people are looking to claim their portion of the 215-mile-long River Thames as the backdrop to their luxury nautical home.

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Surrey Quays vs. Wapping

10th December 2015

Surrey Quays or Wapping? Having troubles deciding between each of these luxury London Docklands locations? This guide will help you see which is the best option for you.

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Living in Blackheath, London SE3

3rd December 2015

Boasting more than 200 acres of leafy countryside, Blackheath holds one of the largest areas of common land in Greater London, located just south of the Thames and world-renowned financial district, Canary Wharf.

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Living in Surrey Quays, London SE16

24th November 2015

Surrey Quays is a perfect location for young professionals looking for a quick commute into the City and young families who want a peaceful riverside lifestyle. The area is now in its second phase of regeneration and is set to become one of London's most in demand hotspots.

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Living in Slough, Berkshire SL1

20th November 2015

Boasting expansive green spaces and picturesque waterways Slough is a melting pot of cultural and historical venues, with the likes of Windsor and Eton just a few miles away.

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Wapping Nightlife

12th November 2015

If you are looking for a new hip and happening place for a good night out in London, then look no further than the riverside location of Wapping in East London.

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The Regeneration of the Leegate Centre

11th November 2015

The Leegate Shopping Centre in Lee Green could be underway to receive a massive transformation that is predicted to change the face of the entire area for the better. Read this to learn all about the submitted plans and progress in the making.

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Living in Euston, London NW1

11th November 2015

Set in the bustling eclectic cultural hub of Camden, centred around the UK's fifth largest train station, Euston is alive with opportunity and filled with a variety of eccentric treats to satisfy your curiosity.

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Living in Aldgate, London E1

9th November 2015

A rich history lies within the walls of Aldgate, giving it a charming atmosphere that keeps people coming back for more. Full of relaxed pubs, bustling bars and exciting culture, this area of East London is a great place to visit, live in and play.

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Living in Colindale, London NW9

9th November 2015

Colindale in North London is an up-and-coming hotspot that is one to watch for investors and first-time buyers. Explore Colindale and everything it has to offer in this insightful area guide.

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Fitzrovia Blue Plaque Tour

2nd November 2015

Fitzrovia has been home to many historical members of society including British playwrights, musicians and poets and has become known for its bohemian history.

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Living in Hayes, London UB3

30th October 2015

This peripheral West London town is a prime commuter catchment, bursting with history and an abundance of green space - ideal for those looking to embrace a laid-back suburban culture with easy access into the city.

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Living in Greenwich, London SE10

30th October 2015

Home to architectural spectacles from palaces to landscaped pastures, set against the exquisite backdrop of the River Thames, Greenwich exudes elegance and refinement for a truly indulgent experience, whether you’re just visiting or planning on a permanent move.

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Hounslow: A Charming Place to Call Home

30th October 2015

Hounslow’s thriving community, excellent transport links and revitalised High Street, complemented by beautiful parks and green gardens dotted across the area, all add to the convenient and comfortable living experience of this vibrant West London location.

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Why Blackheath is the Ideal City Suburb

30th October 2015

Neatly bordering London’s historic centrepiece, Greenwich, Blackheath is a peaceful pocket of green space bursting with village charm less than a 30 minute commute from the fast-paced buzz of the City and Canary Wharf.

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Top London Locations for First-Time Buyers

23rd October 2015

Buying you first home does not have to be as difficult as you think; this guide will help you on your way to deciding which London location is the best choice for you and your new home.

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Living in Lewisham, London SE13

21st October 2015

This guide will tell you about all of the hotspots and places that you must visit when in Lewisham. Discover the greenery and the inviting community and learn about why Lewisham would be a great place to live and visit.

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Living in Hounslow, London TW3

9th October 2015

Boasting exceptional transport connections and a booming town centre, Hounslow is perfect for modern living in a thriving West London community.

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Living in Bloomsbury, London W1

8th October 2015

Bloomsbury’s reputation precedes itself as one of London’s most fashionable residential areas, with culture, history and artistry around every corner.

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History of The Curtain Theatre

8th October 2015

Dating back more than 400 years, eager theatregoers flocked to Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre to see the first performances of plays now considered to be the timeless hallmarks of British culture and international literature.

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Living in Whitechapel, London E1

6th October 2015

Whitechapel is a vibrant and bustling area in East London that is the place to go if you are looking for tasty food and a slice of exuberant culture. Find out everything there is to know about living in Whitechapel here.

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Things to Do in Shoreditch

4th October 2015

Shoreditch is full of a variety of things to do, but which of these things are really worth it and will keep you coming back for more? This guide will tell you everything you need to know about the best things to do in Shoreditch.

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Living in Shoreditch, London EC2

30th September 2015

Located in the London Borough of Hackney, to the north of the City of London, Shoreditch is the epitome of urban cool; packed with trendy cocktail bars, gastro eateries, cultural delights, and quirky markets.

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Living in Hoxton, London N1

30th September 2015

The exuberant and energetic atmosphere that Hoxton has to offer is incomparable; full of bars and restaurants that everybody must try and even a few hidden retail gems that are favoured amongst the celebrities. When in Hoxton there is always something to do to keep occupied, whether it be shopping, eating or a gallery visit.

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The Silicon Roundabout Regeneration

29th September 2015

London's digital technology sector is about to increase even more thanks to the Silicon Roundabout regeneration. Discover the benefits of the transformation and the advantages that it will bring to the area.

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Crossrail at Liverpool Street

24th September 2015

From 2019, Crossrail is set to slash journey times across London, as a result planned station and connection improvements at Liverpool Street are already having major effects on development in the surrounding area.

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Clapham Through the Years

24th September 2015

Clapham is becoming an increasingly popular place to live in London and behind this area's vibrant character lies an extremely rich history. Learn more about Clapham about why it is an excellent place to invest in London.

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Things to Do at Liverpool Street

24th September 2015

Liverpool Street is a vibrant area in the heart of the City and has everything you could possibly want all in one place, from unbeatable travel connections to delicious restaurants.

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The Best Restaurants in Shoreditch

21st September 2015

Shoreditch is a go-to spot for foodies, it’s home to a wide range of eateries, from upmarket restaurants, to cheap bites and trendy pop-ups. Here’s our restaurant guide to the best places to eat in Shoreditch.

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Places to Eat in Fitzrovia

21st September 2015

Fitzrovia may be known for its creative community but in fact, it also is home to some of the best restaurants in the city. Whether you fancy fine dining or a good old English pub, the streets of Fitzrovia are sure to have something to tempt you.

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Crossrail Initiates the Growth of Fitzrovia

21st September 2015

Crossrail is planned to open in 2018, creating quick and simple links throughout London. Leading up to the opening of Crossrail, redevelopment has begun in areas of London to create new office and retail spaces next to the new stations.

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What to Find on Shoreditch High Street

20th September 2015

This guide will give you information about some of the best spots on Shoreditch High Street. Here, you will find everything at your fingertips; the railway station, an abundance of bars and restaurants and luxury developments just a stone's throw away.

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What Makes An Area in London ‘Prime’?

18th September 2015

Central London is known for its perfect location and luxury living resulting in areas to be considered as ‘Prime locations.’ Prime London locations have certainly expanded as once only four locations were considered to be Prime including Belgravia, Knightsbridge, Mayfair and St James.

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The Art Scene in Fitzrovia

17th September 2015

Learn and understand why Fitzrovia is considered to be the creative hub of the city. This impressive array of art galleries and museums will inspire anyone and everyone to release their inner artist.

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Something for Everyone in Shoreditch

13th September 2015

Shoreditch is full of galleries, art, good food and hidden bars and has become a focal part of London’s night-time economy, with a diverse character and true international presence.

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Culture in Shoreditch

12th September 2015

A guide to the culture in Shoreditch where you can lose yourself in the artistic creations in the area and tantalise those tastebuds by just reading about the variety of food that is on offer.

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Shoreditch Nightlife

4th September 2015

Shoreditch nightlife has a vast array of options from bars to clubs and exclusive cinema screenings, offering choice locations for any night out. Read our guide to discover exactly where you should visit London’s varied, urban melting pot of culture.

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Why is Fitzrovia So Fashionable?

4th September 2015

So, why is Fitzrovia known as one of the most fashionable and trendy districts in London. Explore the most unique boutiques, stylish people and sleek properties in this area of London and appreciate the fashion culture that Fitzrovia has to offer.

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Living in Bow, London E3

28th August 2015

Bow is an area which has undergone much regeneration in the last half a decade, ensuring that it now sits prominently in the mind of the property developer. It provides an exclusive opportunity for investors offering a guaranteed high rental yield and capital growth.

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Shoreditch – The Exclusive Fashion Destination

28th August 2015

The streets of Shoreditch are painted with edgy graffiti designs and artistic vibes fill the stores providing a unique shopping experience to contend with the busy streets of the West End.

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Living in Deptford, London SE8

28th August 2015

Deptford has been highlighted as a true up-and-coming area with some even claiming that Deptford is the new Dalston; whilst you may be skeptical there is evidence to support this claim.

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London's Royal Parks

27th August 2015

The Royal Parks are some of London's most treasured destinations for both locals and tourists. In addition to being so close to many of Galliard Homes' remarkable developments find out what else makes these parks so admirable.

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The City Fringe

26th August 2015

An overview of the City Fringe and everything in it; learn what it is like to live and work in the City Fringe and explore how this area will benefit from the regeneration plans that will be complete in the near future.

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Living on the Strand, London WC2

24th August 2015

The Strand is an area of London which combines business, residential, commercial and cultural schemes and offers the visitor a plethora of history and culture to indulge in.

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The Owners of Marylebone

17th August 2015

A full guide that will allow you to get to know the owners of Marylebone and why they bring such charm and personality to the area and have made it the renowned area that it is today.

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The History of Hanway Street

17th August 2015

Hanway Street is a little known historic street immediately behind Tottenham Court Road. Utterly steeped in history, the winding thoroughfare’s history can be traced back to the days of Henry VIII and actually pre-dates much of the grander roads in the area.

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The Rise of Fitzrovia

14th August 2015

Fitzrovia sits between the classic streets of Marylebone and Soho and is perfectly located with easy access to many West End hotspots including Tottenham Court Road, which along with the introduction of Crossrail is undergoing a huge regeneration.

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The Old and New Meet at Fitzrovia

12th August 2015

Discover all that there is to know about how Fitzrovia has become was it is today. Learn everything about how old meets new and all of the features that make this area such an attractive and charming place to live in London.

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Regent's Park: Local Area

11th August 2015

Regent's Park, home to many of London's iconic landmarks and much of its culture, is closely revered by many. Discover how the history and local area only serve to enhance the reputation of this royal park and increase the desirability of living within the W1 postcode.

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Fine Dining and Café Culture in Marylebone

7th August 2015

A guide to the best cafés and restaurants in Marylebone; explore the most tongue tantalising menus and add these places to your list of places you must eat. Fine dining and café culture is one of Marylebone's best assets and everyone must experience it.

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The History of Shoreditch

6th August 2015

Shoreditch has a colourful history; read on to discover how the area has been cultivated to offer the cultural City Fringe lifestyle you can experience today.

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Things To Do in Fitzrovia

28th July 2015

Fitzrovia has become home to 8,000 residents including many commercial premises, medical and educational facilities. Fitzrovia has a variety of enticing attributes including fantastic shopping, art and the yearly community-driven Fitzrovia festival.

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Who Lives in Marylebone?

28th July 2015

Marylebone is quiet and cultured, yet only minutes from lively Oxford Street and with unparalleled travel connections. Residents can enjoy easy access to vast green space as well as a plethora of leisure and retail facilities on picturesque Marylebone High Street.

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Live a Life of Luxury in Marylebone

27th July 2015

As one of London's most affluent and prestigious areas, Marylebone offers true luxury living in the West End.

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Marylebone Through the Years

27th July 2015

There is so much more to Marylebone than luxury shops and hotels, this area is actually full of a rich history that give the location so much culture and allow us to appreciate that prestigious place that it is today.

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Living in Bishopsgate, London EC2

23rd July 2015

Bishopsgate is a thriving area in the City of London that benefits from being neighbour to the hip area of Shoreditch. Learn everything there is to know about living in Bishopsgate, from the best restaurants to the best places to shop.

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The History of Harley Street

22nd July 2015

Ever wondered how Harley Street gained its famed name in the medical world? Uncover everything you need to know about the history of Harley Street and how its medical excellence evolved into what we all know it for today.

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The Chilterns Transport

22nd July 2015

Located in the heart of Marylebone, The Chilterns sits amidst todays vast public transport network, offering easy access to the London Underground, National Rail, Eurostar and various London airports.

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Living in Fitzrovia, London W1

21st July 2015

A hidden gem that sits between affluent Marylebone and stylish Bloomsbury; Fitzrovia is an historic part of London's West End, bursting with art and culture. Read our guide to learn all there is to know about this area and discover why it is a wise investment.

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5 Reasons to Live in Marylebone

15th July 2015

The reasons why Marylebone is a fantastic place to live in London are endless; here we pick 5 of the best reasons.

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Living in Wapping, London E1W

15th July 2015

A guide to Wapping and everything you need to know about the area; where to eat, where to visit and much more. Discover why Wapping is such a superb residential area and why it is the right choice for an investment.

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London’s West End: Ultimate Shopping Experience

13th July 2015

London’s West End is world-renowned for its luxurious shopping options. From the hundreds of designer and high street brands on offer on Oxford Street to the chic, independent boutiques in Marylebone, shoppers are truly spoilt for choice.

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Living in The Royal Docks, London E16

7th July 2015

The Royal Albert Dock, the Royal Victoria Dock and the King George V Dock make up the Royal Docks in East London. Plans have been put in place for ABP London to transform Royal Albert Dock into London’s next big financial district.

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Living on Old Street, London EC1

29th June 2015

Shoreditch has become well known for its street art and designs which has established Shoreditch as the centre of the art world.

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Living in the City, London EC

26th June 2015

This guide is full of the important information about what living in the City of London is really like. Learn everything there is to know about where the best restaurants are, discover tranquil parks and the best cultural places to visit.

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Living in Marylebone, London W1

23rd June 2015

Get to know how to live the high life with this guide to living in Marylebone. Luxury, style and elegance are just a few of the things that this area has to offer, make dreams become a reality in this lavish London location.

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Things to Do in Wapping, London E1

23rd June 2015

Think you know everything there is to know about Wapping? Think again as this guide will help you uncover the cultural wonders that Wapping has to offer for you, your family and friends.

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Living in Camden, London NW1

19th June 2015

If a unique and eccentric lifestyle is something that you desire, then this Camden area guide is a must-read and will help you on your way to decide that this is the location for you.

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Living in Clapham, London SW4

19th June 2015

All you need to know about living in Clapham, from where to go for the best food to exciting events that cannot be missed! Discover the exciting lifestyle that Clapham has to offer and understand why is has become one of the most sought after places to live in London.

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Living on the South Bank, London SE1

19th June 2015

Explore the reasons why the South Bank is a great attraction in London. If excitement and culture is what you are after then this is the place to be, with entertainment for both adults and children, there is a reason why the Southbank is a favourite area amongst Londoners!

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Wapping – The Ultimate Urban Village

4th June 2015

You’ll find Wapping, a village-like area steeped in maritime history, neatly perched atop river walls on the north eastern banks of the Thames, nestled between the river and what was once the London Dock. Conveniently located for easy access to the City and West End, the area has an abundance of retained character, charming cobbled streets and great selection of independent shops and eateries – it’s the ultimate urban village.

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Living in Regent's Park, London NW1

22nd May 2015

Situated in the very centre of London, just north of Marylebone Road, Regent’s Park is a delightful and extensive area of parkland that brings welcome greenery to the northern part of the capital.

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Zone 3 Property Hotspots Tipped for Growth

30th April 2015

As property values continue to rocket at a phenomenal rate within the heart of the city, home buyers are instead heading out to the cheaper yet still convenient, neighbouring Zone 3.

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King's Cross Nightlife

29th April 2015

King's Cross may be best known for its landmark train stations, but with vast regeneration underway, the area has seen an influx of new restaurants, pubs and bars – making King's Cross a destination in its own right.

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Travel Connections in Colindale

13th April 2015

Strategically situated in a prime commuter location, the Silver Works will benefit from a diverse transport infrastructure; with a range of connections delivering residents to principal destinations, including major London railway termini, world-class business districts and chief London airports.

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10 Reasons to Live in North London

9th April 2015

As one of the oldest and most culturally varied cities in the world, each corner of London provides something uniquely different to the others; find out what makes North London so inviting.

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Out and About in North West London

30th March 2015

North West London offers a catalogue of things to do on a leisurely evening or weekend. Whether you are partial to taking a stroll through the rolling landscapes of Hampstead Heath, or inclined to perusing the stalls of Camden’s Stables Market, you will be truly spoilt for choice by the abundance of activities and attractions that North West London has to offer.

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Colindale’s Cosmopolitan Neighbours

23rd March 2015

Colindale is part of the London Borough of Brent; a multi-cultural, young and family-friendly, outer London suburb. As well as benefitting from close proximity to Central London and the City; residents of NW9 are within a 10 minute drive of prestigious Mill Hill, diverse Edgware and lively Hendon.

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Regenerating Colindale

16th March 2015

With access to the City in just 20 minutes, great road connections and an abundance of open green space, Colindale is a North London suburb in NW9 primed for regeneration; and it seems that now its time has come.

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North London Living - Parks

9th March 2015

There are many encouraging reasons for setting up home and buying a property in North London; for green outdoor living, here’s our top five parks in the North London area.

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Key Areas Along the Northern Line

5th March 2015

Here at Galliard Homes, we have a wide selection of developments' along the Northern line in key areas ranging from fantastic investments and prime regeneration hotspots to highly-coveted, landmark addresses.

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Stockwell is Back in Fashion

26th February 2015

Situated in the London Borough of Lambeth, Stockwell is well on its way to becoming as trendy as its hip neighbour, Clapham. Once well-known for manufacturing; Stockwell is now an increasingly popular residential area in south London due to its excellent transport links and close proximity to Central London.

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5 Reasons to Study in London

19th February 2015

Galliard Homes explain why London is a fantastic place to be a university student.

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