Things to do in London in July

It's early summer and the city is ready to be explored. Happily, it's a great time of year to be out and about and enjoying the best sporting events, entertainments, films, exhibitions and openings in the nation's capital. Southbank Centre Festival The Southbank Centre is running the Festival of Neighbourhood until 8th September and it explores the elements that comprise...

Hamilton Terrace Exterior

Grand Designs

An emerging trend is appearing in the property market, with many buyers actively seeking standout design features boasting the 'wow' factor. Happily, when it comes to prime property in central London, there are plenty of superb examples of fine architecture, thoughtful design and beautiful interiors on offer. One current example can be seen at Cadogan Square in Knightsbridge (SW1X).  The property...

Grosvenor Apartments Foyer

The Benefits of Choosing a Serviced Apartment

Serviced apartments are a popular choice for property investors and business people alike due to the bespoke provisions for assistance, private luxury facilities and often 24-hour manned security, guaranteeing residents peace of mind whilst home or away. There are a number of serviced apartments for sale and for rent in the prime areas of central London, particularly Mayfair and Knightsbridge. These apartments are at...

Park Mansions

The £2Million Property Question

In this year's budget, the government announced a new annual tax on 'enveloped dwellings'. Previously known as the annual residential property tax, this levy will apply from 1st April 2013. The tax will apply to companies that own high-end residential properties.  This method is a particularly common ownership structure for high-value properties in London, many of which are owned by...


Spotlight on Properties for Sale in Mayfair: W1K

Mention Mayfair to anyone in the UK or overseas and you'll immediately get a response. Mayfair is one of the most renowned areas in London and a truly golden postcode for luxury properties in the city. The area attracts wealthy investors from all over the world. Even car parking spaces here can attract prices of £100,000 GBP. So what will...


Area Guide: St James's

St James's is a desirable area within the City of Westminster in Central London. It is located near Piccadilly to the north, The Mall to the south, Green Park to the west and Haymarket to the east. The area once formed part of a large royal park which incorporated both St James's Park and Green Park. The right to develop...