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Former courthouse in Chelsea converted into £14.5m seven-bedroom luxury home

In pictures: Former courthouse in Chelsea converted into £14.5m seven-bedroom luxury home

Thu, 24 Apr 2014

A former courthouse in Chelsea, where trials for crimes including highway robbery and drunken behaviour were held, has been converted into a £14.5m luxury home.The 18th century courthouse is located on Chelsea’s Justice Walk and is one of London’s last remaining local courthouses. Legend has it a secret underground passage below the building was used to transport the most dangerous convicts to the prison ships moored on the banks of the River Thames.


Pay £5m to live on this London street - then get the UK’s slowest broadband

Thu, 24 Apr 2014

There are those who think that living in the big smoke will save them from the burden of the torturously slow broadband that much the UK’s rural community has to deal with.

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First-time buyers in London need a lump sum of £70,000 to get on the property ladder

Tue, 22 Apr 2014

A whopping £70,000 is what first-time buyers need to own a property in the capital, research from real-estate adviser, JLL, has shown.

Bond Street

£838 per square foot a year: Bond Street is the most expensive street in Europe

Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Bond Street is the most expensive street in Europe with annual rents of £838 per square foot a year, according to research by property adviser Colliers International.

London property bubble

Average London home to cost £700,000 in six years' time

Mon, 14 Apr 2014

The average London house price is expected to exceed £700,000 by 2020.

London map cool people

This London map shows where the cool people live

Mon, 14 Apr 2014

East London is the coolest part of London, according to Savills.

Battersea Property

Asking prices shooting up 7% a MONTH in some parts of London

Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Asking prices are rising more than 7% a MONTH in some London boroughs.

Traffic in Central London

Shruti Tripathi: 5 reasons prime central London property is on the decline

By Shruti Tripathi

For years prime central London property has been likened to gold dust attracting rich tycoons with gazillions buying up property in Mayfair, Belgravia, Chelsea and Kensington.

Passports for sale

Shruti Tripathi: Why selling British passports for £2.5m is a terrible idea

By Shruti Tripathi

Is it fair that you can just pay a couple of millions to buy a British asset?

Inside Richard Branson's Verbier ski lodge

Video: Inside Richard Branson’s $182,000-a-week Verbier ski lodgeVideo

By Sophie Hobson

You’re probably just as accustomed as I am to having four chefs, a 24-hour chauffeur and a spa therapist at your complete disposal, so I’m sure you’ll join me in saying a big fat “pretty average holiday” to Richard Branson’s Verbier ski lodge.

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Alessio Rastani: A 10% fall in London house prices starts now

From the man who told the BBC that “Goldman Sachs rules the world”…

Marilyn Stowe

Buying property with your partner? Read this advice on cohabitation and property first

Marilyn Stowe, Senior Partner, Stowe Family Law, explains all

Berwick Street, Soho

Forget Oxford Street. Meet the next generation of hot London shopping streets

The new London high streets set to entice the style-savvy and property-prolific

Where to buy property in London

Where to buy property in London in 2013 and 2014 Video

Forget your postcode prejudices and invest in these up and coming London hotspots

Justin Urquhart Stewart

Justin Urquhart Stewart: Don’t worry about a housing bubble – it’s “Help to Buy” you should fear

The founder of Seven Investment Management says we shouldn’t rush to push RBS to the market

London skyline sunshine

Michael Cassidy: Have you heard about London's new hotspot? Meet the Northern Arc

The former City of London Corporation planning chairman shares his secrets about London’s evolution

London skyline

Infographic: Where NOT to buy property in London

Check out NatWest’s London Borough Comparison Tool to see which boroughs are most expensive to live in and which have seen a drop in prices

Council housing in London with an axe over it

James Max: Believe in the living wage? Then get rid of social housing

Companies should shoulder the responsibility of affordable living, argues our controversial columnist

An aerial view of London houses

Naomi Heaton: Stop being gloomy. We should not be wishing away a UK housing recovery

London Central Portfolio Limited founder’s inaugural column about why Vince Cable and the doomsayers have got it wrong

Silicon Roundabout with skull

Silicon Roundabout is dying. Meet London’s new tech hotspots

Rising rents and multinationals are squeezing out the start-ups that made EC1 what it was. So where’s next?

Hard Rock Cafe

Welcome to the Hard Rock Hotel! Iconic café mulls plans for London hotel and casino venture

The Hard Rock Café in Piccadilly is on the prowl for a new luxury location to house its desired expansion into the hotel trade, it was reported today.

Walkie Scorchie reign of terror 2

Twitter talk: Londoners' takes on the Walkie Scorchie

Bringing you some of the funniest tweets about the Fenchurch death ray

Goodman Fields

Flying high: Welcome to London's hottest residential high-rises

From Shoreditch to Croydon, London’s skyline is changing fast

Caledonia Road

And the award goes to... London's ugliest new buildings named and shamed

Every year the ugliest new UK buildings get named and shamed in the Carbuncle Cup prize, and this year is no different.

Sorry no vacancies

Exodus to Zone 3: why young Londoners are ditching central London

Young professionals are moving outwards and creating demand for cheap homes

Sarah Beeny

Sarah Beeny: My masterplan for solving the housing shortage

Sarah Beeny, Host of Property Ladder, founder of Tepilo.com and founder of MySingleFriend.com, on why going on house building binge is crazy

Aldwych Baths

26 futuristic London regeneration projects

Check out the designers dreaming up amazing new ways to make London even better


Wimbledon: Home is where the court is! Six great properties with tennis courts

As Wimbledon kicks off we look at the houses serving up sport in style

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