Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill is home to perhaps London’s second most famous front door, thanks to the eponymous romantic comedy, and blue rather than black.  The area was mainly rural until the westward expansion of London in the early 19th Century, when the Ladbroke family were the main land owner. Working with the architect and surveyor Thomas Allason, Ladbroke began to layout...

Roof Gardens Bar

Sitting on top of the World: Rooftop Bars

With just a few weeks left until September rolls around, the Great British weather has been less than tropical of late, but forecasters are promising a further breath of summer will arrive. For those looking to take advantage of the fine evenings, where better to enjoy the world-famous London sky line than from one of the capital’s chic rooftop bars:...

Wellness centre

The pursuit of wellness

For many of us, it can be difficult to take time out of our busy lives and enjoy a moment to and for ourselves.  The impact that the hustle and bustle of our daily lives has on our piece of mind is a hot topic: how do we address the balance? How can we take better care of ourselves?  The...

Outdoor pools

Swim City - London's Outdoor Pools

While some may still be in doubt, the arrival of August means that the Great British Summer is well and truly upon us.  With the last months of summer promising several scorching days and nights, what better way to cool off than by enjoying a dip in an outdoor pool? One could be forgiven for thinking that open air pools...

London Farmers market

London Farmers Markets

Once upon a time, only those with access to the lovely British countryside could hope to sample the delights of truly farm fresh produce   However, with diners increasingly fascinated by the origins of the food they are consuming, recent years have seen an increasing number of Famers Markets making their way to prime Central London locations, bringing the fresh taste...

Andrew Brennan

Meet Sales Negotiator Andrew Brennan

Tell us a bit about yourself I’ve worked in the London property market for about seven years, working across a number of prime central London hotspots Notting Hill, Kensington, Chelsea and of course now with the Mayfair team at Harrods Estates.  Before getting into the wonderful world of property, I managed an amazing wine shop in Oxford, which funnily enough...