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Brixton Windmill open days


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Brixton bar raising the roof with summer fun


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Battersea Park In Concert 2024!


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Brixton House - Performance in the Heart of Brixton


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The Battersea Society promotes local life and history


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Brockwell Live at Brockwell Park this May


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Easter fun at Battersea Park Children’s Zoo


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Battersea Power Station Light Festival 2024!


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Bob Marley's time in Battersea remembered


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Brixton hosts a different kind of date this Valentines Day


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Battersea Arts Centre turns 50 this year!


Battersea Arts Centre turns 50 this year!

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Battersea Power Station gets ready to celebrate Christmas...


Festive fun at Battersea Power Station this November and December

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Green fingered Christmas fun at Brockwell Park!


Family activities at Brockwell Park this Christmas

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Sport in the Park 2023!


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Battersea Park memorial tree planted 50 years after tragedy


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Lambeth Country Show at Brockwell Park - 10th and 11th June


Lambeth Country Show at Brockwell Park - 10th and 11th June

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Battersea Power Station hosts 3 day Makers Market over th...


"Salad Days" will be hosting a three day pop-up makers market inside Battersea Power Station’s Turbine Hall B from Saturday 27th – Monday 29th May

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Battersea Park In Concert announces series for August


Battersea Park In Concert announces bonanza of Classical, West End musicals, Soul & Jazz for its inaugural series in August

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Battersea Park Fireworks Are Back


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Tangled Battersea History


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Let the Games Begin!


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New health centre for Battersea


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News on Battersea Park Fireworks


Battersea Park Fireworks Competition, Good Luck!

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Eden Harper… where the show must go on!


At the very heart of showbiz, lies the phrase, "the show must go on!"

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Our guide to Battersea


Here we’ve tried to capture the best bits about Battersea for those of you considering making your home here. We’ve probably only touched on the re...

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Pop art at its best! Brixton graffiti king Tizer creates ...


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First past the post! Inspiring tale of hijab-wearing jock...


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Leaf a tip for the maid! Five-star hotel for plants opens...


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Not quite checkmate, but Battersea boys just a few moves ...


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Art of the matter! Brixton’s open-air arts fair set to be...


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Trendy spot with super-cool vibes? Head to Battersea Powe...


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How Brixton helped to shape the Van Gogh we love today…


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How planned Battersea Power Station ‘green bridge’ is cro...


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Brixton, centre of the universe for vegan cheese lovers!


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London through a Lens – four films shot in Brixton


Brixton has been a hot destination for filmmakers for quite a while, with stars including Johnny Depp, Cara Delevigne, Billy Bob Thornton and James...

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Should I have a pet clause in the tenancy agreement?


It can prove a divisive issue, keeping pets in rental properties. Naturally, animal-lovers would relish the chance to have a furry friend in their ...

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New Brixton brew celebrates the EU's Four Freedoms


A new beer which celebrates the European Single Market has been created by Brixton’s Clarkshaws Brewery after a group of pro-EU south Londoners tur...

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Open House London gives us a glimpse inside Battersea's h...


A recent event, Open House London, has given us a glimpse inside some of Battersea’s architectural gems – buildings which are usually closed to the...

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A brief history of Battersea


Battersea is a vibrant area, with beautiful houses, green spaces and great schools. It's no wonder that so many people are looking to live and work...

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4 steps to protect a tenant's deposit


By law, landlords are required to place a tenant’s deposit in a government-backed tenancy deposit protection scheme within 30 days.

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Yardie, Idris Elba’s directorial debut, brings Brixton in...


Movie icon Idris Elba has gone behind the camera for the first time with his directorial debut, Yardie, and the Londoner's efforts have been praise...

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Battersea Arts Centre; the phoenix from the flames…


Like the proverbial phoenix from the flames, the Grand Hall has risen again, and the doors are open once more, with evidence of the blaze retained ...

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Brixton talent on display at this month’s Design Trial


The Brixton Design Trial will spring to life later this month, when over 70 local artists, makers and organisations will come together in what is b...

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Investing in Property: New Build vs. Conversion Flat


The price of a new build property is often much higher than that of an existing property.

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Welcome to Battersea’s Plantation Wharf


Dannii Minogue, a mysterious hermit and highly desirable homes…welcome to Battersea’s Plantation Wharf

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5 budget planning tips for buying a property


The average deposit for a first-time buyer in the capital currently stands at around £90,000. That's not an inconsiderable sum by any stretch of th...

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Foodies ready to flock to Battersea Park for tasty festival


Fun-lovin' festival-goers with an appetite for fine food are preparing to treat their taste buds at a three-day gourmet jamboree in Battersea Park....

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My new Battersea home was love at first sight, says rock ...


Have you spotted superstar musician Gordon Sumner popping into a Battersea High Street newsagent to pick up a morning paper yet?

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How Battersea has helped shape this wonderful World Cup


England expects that every man will do his duty! That was the battle cry from a signal sent by vice admiral Horatio Nelson from HMS Victory ahead o...

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Rapport Festival 2018 returns to Brixton for second year


Rapport Festival returns to Brixton this month, with a jam-packed schedule of live music, cinema, theatre, talks and debates and visual art with a ...

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Have property apps made things easier for buyers and sell...


A nationwide property survey commissioned by Vivo revealed that people consider selling a house to be the most stressful life event. You might be a...

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How Brixton has helped shape struggle of Windrush generation


The simple yet hugely impactful sentence served as a poignant reminder of a lifetime's struggle. The speaker, who gave his name only as Trevor, sto...

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First impressions: 5 ways to improve your property's facade


The old adage 'you never get a second chance to make a first impression' still rings true. And for an investor with a property to let, it is most c...

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Congregate Brixton 2018: Festival celebrating cultural di...


Congregate Brixton, a local community festival which celebrates the arts and the diversity of Brixton, is set to return this year.  

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3 questions flat buyers in Brixton and Battersea must ask


Many property purchasers set their sights on buying a flat in Battersea and Brixton because both areas have excellent transport links, Ofsted-rated...

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4 tips for buying a mansion block apartment


Mansion block apartments have proved enduringly popular. With their stunning red-brick Victorian or post-Victorian exteriors, grand marbled hallway...

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Extent of Battersea Power Station's transformation into m...


Developers have revealed plans of how Battersea Power Station will look and be laid out once it opens, and the stage is set for it to become the 't...

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Selling and buying? Why it's best to use the same solicitor


Selling a property and buying a property simultaneously is a common situation to be in, as most people need to sell one property to finance the pur...

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New retailers announced for Battersea Power Station


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Famous faces: who's called Brixton home?


London's streets are awash with blue plaques, each commemorating the life or work of a person of note. The blue plaque scheme has been in place for...

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Digital conveyancing plans for Land Registry approved


Plans to digitise some of the services HM Land Registry offers to its customers will start to be rolled out this year as it looks to simplify the r...

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How to jazz up a small outside space


Prospective tenants will rarely rent a property on the basis of its outside space, but a shabby, unkempt exterior will make them think that the ins...

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5 end of tenancy cleaning tips


There's always a lot to think about and organise when moving home, not least the end of tenancy cleaning.

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Rent rises predicted in 2017, according to majority of le...


80% of letting agents expect rent rises in 2017 when a proposed ban on letting agents' fees comes into force. 

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London's next low emission bus zone will be in Brixton


Cleaner air is coming to Brixton with the announcement that London's second low emission bus zone will be in this part of South London. 

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3 clever storage solutions for buy-to-let properties


Storage space is always valuable. Ample storage can encourage tenants to choose your property over another. If the provision for storage in your re...

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Autumn Budget 2017: little good news for landlords but fi...


Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Autumn Budget speech on 22nd November, and there was some good news for most first-time buyers but precious...

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Where to go for Christmas Day dinner and New Year's Eve i...


Many pubs and restaurants are once again opening their doors on Christmas Day to rustle up a traditional feast for hungry punters. If you're pla...

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Top tips for buying your first home in Brixton


Brixton is the place to be. It has excellent transport links, markets and shops to die for, trendy street food, independent cinema, theatre, live e...

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Battersea Power Station's new River Bus service opens to ...


Battersea Power Station is now linked to the Thames River Bus after the service was extended to include the development.

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Why landlords in Brixton and Battersea need a reserve fund 


Landlords in Brixton and Battersea should be financially prepared for all eventualities. You never know when an emergency might arise with one of y...

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Fireworks events to light up sky over Brockwell Park & Ba...


Lambeth Fireworks and Westworth Kemp have announced this year's firework display at Brockwell Park, and it's set to be a spectacular event for all ...

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How energy efficient is your buy-to-let property?


Energy efficiency is no longer an optional extra for landlords. From April 2018, it will be illegal to rent out property with an Energy Performance...

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 55% of tenants remain in a property for five years or more


55% of tenants in the private rented sector remain in the same property for five years or more, showing that most tenants stay put in the longer te...

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4 ways for buyers to cut costs and save money


Selling a property is rarely a straightforward process. Having an estate agent you can rely on can make a great deal of difference in both giving y...

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Landlords advised to keep up to date with law changes


Private landlords are being advised to be aware of changes to legislation affecting the buy-to-let sector, thereby avoiding the risk of receiving a...

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Our guide to 'Right to Rent'


You own a property. You want to let it. Someone turns up and says they want to rent it. At first glance, that’s it. Job done. Surely you have the r...

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Looking for capital growth? Invest near to cycle lanes


An increasing number of people are leaving the Tube and train behind to hop on bikes to commute to work, and buy-to-let investors should take note....

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Meet me in Battersea Park: what to see and do


Does any other park in London compare to Battersea when one considers the variety of attractions on offer? We'd say no. But then, admittedly, we're...

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59% landlords still smiling, as buy-to-let confidence rem...


The buy-to-let market is still viewed positively by over half of landlords, regardless of the changes rolled out across the sector.

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Battersea by night: where to enjoy a drink with friends


As Battersea estate agents, we are often asked by people thinking of moving here what the place has to offer. They know about all the regeneration ...

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Property market fluctuations fail to knock landlord posit...


Almost a third of private landlords remain positive about the property market, despite Brexit and recent tax changes, according to a new survey fro...

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Battersea Park retains Green Flag Award status


Battersea Park has retained its Green Flag Award status, the benchmark standard for public parks and green spaces in the UK. 

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Are long-term tenants more demanding than short-term tena...


American film maker F. C. Rabbath talked recently about a project he is working on in which those who run the world decide they’ve had enough of hu...

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Limited companies borrow more than individual landlords


The majority of buy-to-let lending went to 'company landlords' for the first time in the second quarter of this year.   

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Top tips for accidental landlords in Brixton and Battersea


A slower sales market can often lead to a rise in the number of 'accidental' landlords. Some people inherit a property which they don't intend to l...

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Queen's Speech confirms letting fees ban for tenants


A proposed ban on letting agents' fees for tenants will go ahead after being confirmed in The Queen's Speech. 

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What the rates hike might mean for Brixton's small busine...


The rise in business rates has hit London particularly hard, and it isn’t difficult to understand why. Business rates were last set in 2010, and th...

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Battersea Power Station takes shape as iconic chimneys ar...


Battersea Power Station's four chimneys are being restored to their former glory three years after they were dismantled.

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Top 3 co-working spaces for freelancers in Brixton


The number of co-working spaces in London is on the rise. Freelancers, startup entrepreneurs, self-employed professionals, SMEs, and even employees...

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69% of landlords have a good relationship with their tenants


69% of landlords say they have a good relationship with their tenants, while 33% say they are good friends.

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Owner-occupier or long-term tenant. How the Brixton and B...


London’s rental market is changing. It’s too early as yet to say whether this will become a national trend or whether it will be largely confined t...

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Expense of moving home underestimated most by London buyers


The majority of house buyers in London underestimate the amount it costs to move house, according to new research from Post Office Money. 

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What might the letting fees ban really mean for tenants?


What might the letting fees ban mean for tenants in England? What we really mean by this question is: will the planned letting agent fees ban for t...

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Official consultation process begins on lettings fee ban ...


A consultation on the ban on letting agents' fees for tenants has been launched as the government aims to cut a fair deal for renters.

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How investors can reduce their Capital Gains Tax bill


Paying tax is an obligation. Paying more tax than you have to is unnecessary. Buy-to-let landlords may feel they have been singled out by the gover...

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Landlords resort to mixed property investing to beat tax ...


Tax changes introduced this month are encouraging landlords towards mixed-use property in an attempt to minimise damage to their profits. 

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What the tax changes mean for second home buyers in Batte...


If you plan on buying a second this year, either as a holiday home or as a property to let out, there are many things to consider. If you have capi...

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From Gasworks to Mayfair: the Rise of Nine Elms


Why the development of Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station are good for all residents

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No mention of property in Spring Budget


The property market was not even mentioned in Chancellor Philip Hammond's Spring Budget, let alone the words many in the industry were hoping to he...

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Tax changes increase appeal of commercial loans for landl...


The number of landlords planning to use commercial loans has increased by 9% since the tax changes were announced, according to research from the N...

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The best coffee houses in Brixton


Brixton's fortunes have changed in recent years. It's morphed into a foodie mecca, and now locals and visitors alike flock to this part of London i...

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Tax changes could lead to rent hikes


Rents could increase by as much as 30% as a result of tax changes to the buy-to-let sector, according to a leading economist. 

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How to make the most of your buy-to-let investment property


Why choosing a letting agent may be your best investment decision Buy-to-let is a little more problematic now than it has been previously. We’ve...

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Tunnelling for Northern Line extension gets underway in M...


Tunnelling work for the Northern Line extension begins next month, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced.

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Fancy a stroll? Our guide to parks in and around Brixton


The best way to explore any city is on foot. London is a sprawl of a city, so don't expect to be able to see much of it in the space of a day. Rath...

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Number of first-time buyers at highest levels since 2007


There were more first-time buyers in 2016 than in any other year since 2007, according to Halifax. 

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Fun days out for families in Brixton


You don’t need to live in Brixton to have a great time there Looking for a family day out in London? Perhaps you've already crossed many of the ...

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Street market is key appeal for Brixton property buyers


London street markets have become a magnet for property buyers, and the same is true of those looking to buy in Brixton.  Brixton has changed ra...

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Trinity Arms: we take a look at the newly-refurbished Bri...


In 2016, The Trinity Arms closed for a portion of the summer for refurbishment work. The pub’s owners put out a statement for the attention of thei...

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Turn your kitchen into a hub of creativity


The menus on offer from MasterChef winner Tim Anderson at his Brixton restaurant Nanban plus the Indochina cuisine served up by The Banana Tree in ...

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House price increases in London linked to 'hipster hotspots'


Hipsters and young professionals are behind house price rises in certain parts of the capital.

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Our look back at the 2016 property market


The extra 3% stamp duty surcharge for buy-to-let investors and purchasers of second homes came into effect in April this year. The first three mont...

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Corpus Christi Catholic School Christmas Fair


Eden Harper is proud to be sponsoring the Corpus Christi Catholic School Christmas Fair this year. The fair will be held this Saturday 3rd December...

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Autumn Statement delivers a blow for buy-to-let landlords


The Chancellor doesn't plan to reduce or abolish the 3% stamp duty surcharge for investment properties nor lower stamp duty rates for properties pr...

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5 reasons to list your home in November


Christmas promises to be a wonderful time for anyone selling property in Battersea or Brixton.

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House price increase in Brixton down to good restaurants


House price rises in Brixton have increased in line with a rise in the number of destinations offering great food. 

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Chancellor urged to help buyers in Battersea and Brixton


Pressure is mounting on Chancellor Philip Hammond to give property buyers in Batterseaand Brixton a further boost by announcing a change to stamp d...

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How the Land Registry keeps track of property sales


Property buyers and sellers in Battersea and Brixton will benefit from the government’s decision to put its planned privatisation of the Land Regis...

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The best Christmas party venues in Battersea and Brixton


It may be days before the Affordable Arts Fair arrives back at Battersea Park, weeks until the annual fireworks display takes place on 5 November (...

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Cheaper mortgages for energy-efficient homeowners in Brix...


The European Energy Efficiency Mortgage initiative, launched by a consortium led by the European Mortgage Federation and European Covered Bond Coun...

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Apple in Battersea Power Station move


Apple has announced plans to create a new London headquarters at BatterseaPower Station

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Extending the ownership of flats in Brixton and Battersea


The popularity of both Brixton and Battersea among young professionals, growing families and even students helps explain why the majority of proper...

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Open House in Brixton and Battersea


Brixton and Battersea residents are being offered the opportunity to take part in what is billed as the world’s largest showcase of architecture an...

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Your guide to leasehold homes in Brixton and Battersea


Why is the average sold price of semi-detached houses in Brixton over £1m, yet flats for sale in that cultural melting pot that has been described ...

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The lowdown on what a homebuyers survey involves


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Property values up 55%


The value of homes in Brixton and Battersea are significantly higher than the London average, according to research by Lloyds Bank that reveals pro...

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4 food and drink events in or near Brixton and Battersea


The residents of Battersea and Brixton have some of London’s most talked-about restaurants on their doorstep.

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New food festival offers taste of Brixton


Brixton’s independent food businesses are joining forces to promote the area’s exciting and diverse culinary offerings at a new festival that will ...

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4 ways property management gives landlords reassurance


Our management or rent collection service offers landlords reassurance The rising value of residential property in Battersea, Brixton and many oth...

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Country pursuits with an urban vibe in Brockwell Park


The Lambeth Country Show returns to Brockwell Park on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 July to celebrate the very best of the city and countryside.  

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10 outdoor swimming pools in reach of Brixton and Battersea


While the time of year you decide to sell a property in Brixton or Battersea has little effect on its value, we acknowledge that buyers become more...

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England beat Germany in Euro 2016 property battle


With just 9 days to go before the European Football Championships kick-off in France, new research reveals England will be semi-finalists – if the ...

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Beware the five-year rule when selling Right To Buy property


When can I sell my Right To Buy property? The owner of every home in Wandsworth and Lambeth purchased from a social housing provider under RTB legi...

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Get wet and go wild in Battersea Park


Battersea Park will become London’s first family-friendly aqua obstacle course on Sunday 7 August when Splash Fest opens.

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For Sale boards drum up interest in your home


Eden Harper maximises the exposure of every property we offer for sale or rent in Brixton and Battersea by listing their details on both Zoopla and...

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Homeowners benefit from Leicester City’s Premier League t...


What has an unlikely sporting triumph got to do with property values in Brixton and Battersea? More than you could imagine.

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New stress test for landlords in Brixton and Battersea


Both our Battersea & Brixton offices have benefitted from growth in the buy-to-let (BTL) market, with many investors finding properties through us ...

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Brixton Pound cash machine opens


Early versions of Brixton’s own currency featuring an image of David Bowie are selling for four-an-a-half times their face value. Brixton Pound ...

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How will Brexit affect property prices in Battersea and B...


It’s official! Battersea and Brixton residents live in the city the world’s largest travel website has named number one destination on earth.

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London property values up 13.5%


Property prices rose by more than 14% in both Battersea and Brixton in the 12 months to February, according to the latest official data.

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How long does it take to sell a house in Brixton and Batt...


Many factors dictate the time it takes to sell a property in Brixton and Battersea. These include the type of property, the current state of the m...

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What taxes do I pay when I sell a rental property in Batt...


The rental market in both Battersea and Brixton continues to grow in strength. But government measures to tax the income landlords can make from re...

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How much stamp duty will I pay in Battersea and Brixton?


Government attempts to cash in on the popularity of buy-to-let investments will not restrict the availability of good quality rental properties in ...

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What the Budget means for landlords in Brixton and Battersea


Landlords in Brixton and Battersea have been dealt a blow by Chancellor George Osborne’s latest Budget.

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How can I improve my EPC rating?


A hangover from legislation introduced when the average price of a home in Brixton was under £400,000 is giving everybody involved in the buying, s...

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Tributes to Bowie on show at Affordable Art Fair


Space Oddity singer David Bowie, who was born in Stansfield Road in Brixton, will be will be remembered at the Affordable Art Fair in Battersea.

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How much does it cost to sell a property in Battersea?


From estate agent fees to EPCs, Eden Harper explains some of the key costs you'll need to budget for when selling a home in Battersea. 

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It’s great talking up Brixton property but better to listen


US thought leader Bryant H McGill says that one of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.   Here at...

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Asking prices up as demand for homes hits fresh high


The asking price of homes coming on to market have jumped 2.9% to hit a new record.

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Brixton literary agency promotes exchange of create ideas


A literary management company and arts consultancy dedicated to building the careers of bestselling authors and creative leaders in their fields ha...

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New home sites cannot rival Brixton’s sense of community


It is estimated that London needs at least 50,000 new homes to be built every year if the capital is to provide the housing its current population ...

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World mourns death of Brixton legend David Bowie


Eden Harper would like to join the many stars from the world of entertainment in paying tribute to music genius and former Brixton resident David B...

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4 Battersea restaurants to visit on Valentine's Day


Valentine's Day is one of the most popular days for dining out all year. Restaurants can expect their tables to be busy, and they can expect those ...

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2015: A year to remember


Before we wish Eden Harper’s vendors, buyers, landlords and tenants a very happy festive period, we’d like to take this chance to look back on a ve...

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House prices set to hit record highs in 2016


The value of homes in the UK are due to rise £46 a day throughout 2016.

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How will the local property market perform in 2016?


As estate agents with our finger on the pulse of the Battersea and Brixton property market, this is the time of year when we are often asked whethe...

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Brixton, what's on this week?


Founding members of the Madchester music scene, up-and-coming magicians, grime and garage heavyweights plus Britain’s own first lady of dance music...

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Tenants to pay for government attack on landlords


Buy-to-let investors who will have to pay the 3% hike in stamp duty announced by Chancellor George Osborne this week can offset the higher purchase...

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Why it pays to rent a home in Brixton


Two pieces of recent research shed light on why demand for rental property in Brixton is outstripping supply.  As letting agents in Brixton and ...

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Hot properties in Brixton


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Work on new town hall to start in New Year


When Brixton Town Hall reopens in late 2017, a £135m project to transform the Grade II-listed building and turn nearby Olive Morris House, Hambrook...

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Get ready for a Royal Night Out in Battersea Park


Tickets are still available for this year’s annual fireworks display in Battersea Park.

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The best Halloween events in Brixton


Don’t look now, but there’s something standing just behind you… No! Don’t turn round. Just keep reading, act naturally, pretend it isn’t there and ...

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Property market hotter than summer of 76


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Brixton Rec to gain listed status?


A volunteer group is aiming to safeguard the future of Brixton Recreation Centre by applying to give the community facility listed building status....

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Five-star reviews are good for you, trust us


Who doesn’t like a little praise now and again? Here at Eden Harper, we work hard to ensure our clients receive the best possible service and their...

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BAC plans new theatre space


A production is being developed for a new theatre space at the heart of Battersea Arts Centre’s old town hall.

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New Brixton venue is top of the pop-ups


Call it Brixton’s hottest new foodie destination. Call it a container community with a conscience. Just don’t call POP Brixton the new Boxpark (the...

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What’s on in Brixton


The Hart Work exhibition launches at Upstairs at the Ritzy on 1 September and runs until 5 October. The gallery of images and text, which is free t...

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Art at heart of bid to boost Brixton’s economy


The walls of the former Bon Marche department store will be covered by 10 jumbo canvases next month when the London Design Trail makes its way to B...

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London to get 100,000 new riverside homes


London Mayor Boris Johnson has announced that 100,000 new homes will be built on the Thames waterfront by 2020.  

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How to keep your children entertained this summer


With an ever-increasing number of young families setting up home in Battersea, parents in this corner of south-west London have particular reason t...

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Battersea dogs get teeth into Queen's Club's balls


Battersea Dogs & Cats Home’s plea for old tennis balls has been answered by the organisers of one of London’s top tournaments.

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New £5 note for Brixton


A special edition £5 note designed by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller has been launched. But the psychedelic paper money can only be spen...

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Backlash from the property sector over Chancellor's cutti...


Leading property experts have criticised George Osborne after he announced in last week's Budget that tax relief for buy-to-let landlords will be s...

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Upgrade digital skills in Brixton


The digital sector is growing faster than London’s economy as a whole and will continue to for the next decade or so, according to research.

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A look at Bon Marche's fascinating history


News and listings site Brixton Buzz has released an intriguing photo blog about Bon Marche: the department store in Brixton.

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Designs for new park in Battersea unveiled


Impressive designs for Battersea Power Station's new six-acre pubic park have been unveiled.  The latest images show that the park, which was de...

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Battersea animal charity in tennis ball appeal


Tennis fans buying new equipment in preparation for Wimbledon are being asked to donate their old balls to Battersea Cats & Dogs Home. The call ...

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Eden Harper announces support for Brixton Windmill's Flou...


Eden Harper is delighted to be supporting Brixton Windmill's 'Flour Power Fund', which is looking to raise money in a bid to get the windmill grind...

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Price of a London home will top £1m by 2030


The average London property will set buyers back more than £1m by 2030, according to new analysis that reveals the capital’s population will increa...

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Property market gets its mojo back


The feel-good factor has returned to the property market in Battersea and Brixton following the Conservative Party’s surprise victory in the genera...

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Conservative victory will benefit property market


The Conservative Party’s general election victory not only lifts the threat of a mansion tax being imposed on the owners of homes worth £2m or more...

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Battersea summer news and events roundup


South West London is one of the best places to live in London. Ok, this is just our opinion – and of course we’re slightly biased – but we’ve go...

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Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair returns to Batterse...


Find unique finishing touches for your home when the Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair returns to Battersea Park from 21 to 26 April

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Fundraisers pull out stops to restore Battersea Arts Cent...


Battersea Arts Centre has been handed a £1m renovation grant after fire ripped through the venue in March destroying about 30% of the first and sec...

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Superrich individuals battle with institutional investors...


Purchasing top-notch commercial properties in London is more competitive than ever with superrich individuals prepared to pay hundreds of millions ...

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More London homeowners join golden postcode club


The number of UK postcode areas where property prices average more than £500,000 increased 20% last year to reach 172.

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Younger borrowers cash in on rising property values


An increasing younger borrowers are turning to lifetime mortgages after the Mortgage Market Review made it harder for them to secure lending.

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First-time buyers gain cash help from government


Chancellor George Osborne used his final Budget Day speech on Wednesday to introduce a savings scheme that will reward first-time home buyers with ...

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Building on Battersea Power Station’s architectural heritage


Everything you need to know about Battersea Power Station

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Battersea’s historic lodge gains listed building status


Here at Eden Harper, we're always keen to demonstrate our support for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home.  

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Carney considers base rate cut


The Bank of England's base rate could fall below its historic low figure of 0.5%, governor Mark Carney has hinted.

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Why Battersea Park is drawing the crowds


Battersea Park has something for everyone. Whether you're into sports, culture, the arts or wildlife, this beautiful open space is the perfect plac...

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Eden Harper supports Battersea Dogs & Cats Home campaign


World-famous animal charity Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has launched a crackdown on the cruel practice of backstreet dog breeding.

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Lambeth residents face 1.99% council tax rise


Lambeth residents will see their council tax bills rise by 1.99% in 2015/16 as the local authority bids to reduce its deficit by £1.8m.

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Which political cat do YOU want to be Purr Minister?


Cat-owning MP's have teamed up with Battersea Dogs & Cats Home and put their political pussycats up as prospective 'Purr Minister' aspirants.

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Are YOU prepared for the new stamp duty thresholds?


We recently wrote about how stamp duty reform topped the agenda for home owners in the UK according to a survey.

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A year in property


2015 is almost upon us and is likely to be an incredibly eventful year in property.

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Where to find the best Christmas trees


Are you leaving it late to put up your Christmas tree? Or is the tree in your living room not looking its best?  

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Will minimum space standards price people out of the market?


A proposal to introduce minimum space standards for new-build homes that has won government support could push up the price of starter homes in Bri...

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Stamp duty reform top of agenda for homeowners


Stamp duty reform is the most important issue for those looking to move home, with nearly a third of those surveyed wanting the tax to be scrapped....

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Battersea Northern Line extension set to go-ahead


The extension of the Northern Line to Battersea has been approved and construction is set to start in spring 2015, with the aim to open the line by...

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A look at how Brixton has transformed over the years


If you'd have asked someone 10 years ago what they thought of Brixton, they'd probably have mentioned drugs, parties and young, cool people. And of...

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Ritzy staff win battle to keep jobs


Staff at the Ritzy cinema in Brixton have won their campaign to save up to 34 of 93 positions that were under threat. 

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Celebrate the story of Guy Fawkes at Battersea Park


Whether you call it Bonfire Night, Fireworks' Night or Guy Fawkes' Night, this British tradition dates back to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 when Cath...

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Get yourself along to the Battersea Park Poppy Run this F...


The Poppy Run is a popular national event that all the community can take part in. This is the 5k run's third year and aims to raise money and awar...

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Halloween Fancy Dress to Impress


Have you got your hands on a ticket for one of the many hot Halloween parties that are taking place in Brixton at the end of the month? Wherever yo...

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Prices continue to boom in London rising by near three pe...


House prices continued to rise in August, with the Land Register confirming that the average UK home hit £177,824 – an increase of one percent over...

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How the Scotland vote could affect London


We’ve had a dramatic few weeks – but finally the results are in and the Scottish have voted to stay part of the Union, with 55-45 percent in favour...

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Could a “Yes” vote in the Scottish referendum further boo...


If the Scottish people vote for independence on the 18th of September, property prices could boom, Rightmove has said in its monthly house price su...

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Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair


Held three times a year, the Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair is a specialist event for those looking for very unusual English and European an...

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Our pick of the best restaurants in Battersea


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Where Wandsworth and Lambeth sit in table of UK house prices


UK house prices are an ever-popular topic of conversation, particularly in Battersea and Brixton where property values have grown by more than 10% ...

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Five AWESOME Brixton music events you must not miss!


Brixton is well known for its great vibe, street life, eclectic markets and of course its music events. The home of famous clubs such as The Fridge...

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Get yourself along to Brixton Splash Festival This Sunday!


The Brixton Splash Festival pays tribute to Brixton and its multicultural community. Now in its ninth year, the festival is free and open from midd...

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Best pubs and bars in Brixton Village


Brixton Village is known for its eclectic, vibrant atmosphere and is fast becoming the place for budget eating and drinking in South London.  He...

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Photos of the luxury Battersea Power Station apartment ha...


There are just a few of the 254 apartments left in London’s Battersea Power Station – and now investors can get a peek at what their money has boug...

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Close up: The Battersea Dogs & Cats Home


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£300 million apartment block set to replace fine art ware...


A warehouse which has stored masterpieces by famous artists such as Picasso and Klimt will soon be knocked down and turned into a £300 million apar...

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Homes in Battersea and Brixton remain hot property


As Britain decides whether to remain in the EU or not, politicians, business leaders and the media would have you believe that the once-in-a-lifeti...

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Kelly Hoppen tells first-time buyers to “quickly” get on ...


A warehouse which has stored masterpieces by famous artists such as Picasso and Klimt will soon be knocked down and turned into a £300 million apar...

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A history of Windrush Square


Brixton is famous for its large multi-ethnic community, vibrant street markets and culturally enriching atmosphere. A large percentage of the popul...

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95 percent of Phase 2 Battersea Power Station homes sold


Some 95 percent of the 254 homes in Phase 2 of the Battersea Power Station project have been sold within the first week of sales.

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A close up of Brixton Academy


The Brixton Academy is famous for hosting an array of incredible rock acts since it opened in 1983. Officially known as the O2 Academy, Brixton, it...

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Three bed properties make you £729 a day, say statistics


Three bedroom properties in popular parts of Central London are earning nearly eight times the median salary for Londoners.

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A close up of Battersea Arts Centre


Battersea is fast becoming one of the most sought-after locations south of the river to live. With the ongoing regeneration of the area, plus excel...

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London House Prices at 20 percent above 2007 peak


House prices in London have grown at almost two times the rate of the UK average since January.

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Why Brixton is the place of choice for young Londoners


During the past 30 years, Brixton has seen a revolution in terms of how it’s viewed by property buyers. Its vibrance and energy has seen it transfo...

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Budget 2014: Osborne announces new house building scheme


George Osborne has pledge half a billion pounds of finance to small house building firms and extended the Help to Buy scheme until 2020, in a bid t...

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Battersea Park Events


Situated on the south side of the Thames, Battersea Park truly caters for everyone. With a lake for boating; ponds; art at the Pump House Gallery; ...

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Phase Two of Battersea Station development announced for May


Phase Two of the famous Battersea Station development will be launched in May and interest in the homes is strong, with those interested in snappin...

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Asking prices for UK homes rise at highest rate in seven ...


Property website Rightmove has said that UK asking prices for homes rose at the quickest pace in more than six years over the past 12 months, regar...

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Why you shouldn’t miss out on this year’s Affordable Art ...


It’s that time of year again - yes, The Affordable Art Fair in Battersea is back. The UK capital’s friendliest affordable art fair hosted at Batter...

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Battersea Gas Tower demolition to make way for new homes


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Average property in London to hit £600,000 in four years


London property prices have increased at more than double the rate of the rest of the UK during the past year. The average house price in the UK ca...

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Make sure YOU don't get caught out when interest rates ri...


New research has shown that households with the national average mortgage of £180,000, would struggle to meet repayments if interest rates were to ...

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Five best restaurants in Battersea


It’s 2014 and time to treat yourself in the cold dreary month of January. What better place than a lovely restaurant in Battersea? From Italian to ...

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Interview with Emma Hopkinson – Battersea’s Lettings Mana...


Emma Hopkinson never planned to be an estate agent. But now she’s hooked! We spoke to her about the industry and why she loves working for Eden Har...

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London comes out top for overseas property investors


London is the favourite city for overseas property investors, a study has found. The UK capital even beat last year’s winner, New York.

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Best places to shop for Christmas in Battersea


Battersea is a massively popular and bustling area situated between two commons, in fact this is the place to be over the Christmas period – you ca...

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Great ideas for Christmas shopping in Brixton


Ok it’s that time of the year again. Yep, get your credit card out; you’re going shopping! And not for yourself either, for the mass of nieces, cou...

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It’s confirmed: Foreign buyers WILL have to pay Capital G...


Hooray! It's that time of year again. No, we're not talking about Christmas time, although of course that looms largely in our minds. Yes, Chancell...

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4 excellent Christmas party venues in Battersea


Christmas is here and it's time to organise your Christmas party. Stressful? Certainly. Fun? Most definitely! Overall, the Yuletide knees-up is a f...

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Things to do in Brixton


From a celebration of Caribbean culture to a gig featuring a selection of female-fronted bands, Brixton has an eclectic mix of events going on this...

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Brand new flat for rent in the heart of Brixton


Eden Harper are delighted to announce they’ve a new flat for rent right next door to Brixton Village. The apartment’s in a brand new development, w...

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A historical close up – The Ritzy


This week’s close up is going to examine one of Brixton’s most famous landmarks - yes, it’s The Ritzy! A brilliant local cinema for residents, with...

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Queen visits Brixton


The Queen and Duchess of Cornwall paid a visit to the Ebony Horse Club stables of Coldharbour Lane in Brixton last week. The community riding centr...

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Meet Elizabeth – Our superstar negotiator based in Brixton


One thing I like about my job is working with wonderful people - I’m very lucky. Ajaye has lots of experience and I learn a lot from him. He is als...

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