West End Living It’s a complicated business summing up why anyone should live in the West End, not least because there are so many exciting things about Central London that to summarise them might take a few days short of forever. Covent Garden and the surrounding areas, such as Fitzrovia and Bloomsbury are a hub of elegance, history and entertainment. In the West End you don’t have to choose between visiting the beautiful and historic National Gallery, shopping on Oxford Street, or enjoying a walk in Hyde Park. It’s all possible in a day because so much of what the city has to offer will be right on your doorstep. The National Gallery in Trafalgar Square London’s Covent Garden represents a history of theatre, entertainment and literature. Bloomsbury was once home to the illustrious Bloomsbury Set, including writers Virginia Woolf and E.M Forster who have carved their name into literary history with their modern views and intelligent philosophies. Bloomsbury is also known to have been one of the homes of Charles Dickens who established himself well within the area to the extent that Covent Garden and Bloomsbury is dotted with the legendary blue plaques denoting his momentary stay at various establishments. Gielgud Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue The area is noted, to this day for it’s proximity to creativity, in the thriving surrounding areas, filled with artistic types due to the ever growing theatrical community that is embedded in Leicester Square, it is easy to absorb the beauty and the lively buzz of the atmosphere, though if you should need to escape the animated centre of the capital for a moment of peace, the region is studded with pools of calm in the shape of gardens and land in the most unlikely of places If you should ever need a break.
You may have seen the recent headline that was too good to be true - flat for sale in Knightsbridge priced at just £120,000. The catch? The lease attached to the property was to expire in the following ten weeks. The article raised an important issue for buyers of properties for sale in central London - especially flats. When comparing property prices and analysing search...
July 30, 2015
Recent news affecting buyers of property for sale in central London is coming from opposite ends of the spectrum - both concerning the size of residences. The cost of a one-bedroom flat in London is calculated to be rising up £75 a day, with a thriving audience for entry level property in the city and added interest from buy-to-let investors. At the other end of...
May 25, 2015
Central London estate agents are recognising an almost two-tier residential property market emerging in the capital. Executives, bankers and traders - traditionally the heartbeat of the buying and selling property market in central London - have found themselves displaced by billionaires and investors from Russia, China and the Middle East, squeezing them out of favoured neighbourhoods such as Mayfair and Knightsbridge. New centres of property...
May 05, 2015
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