Category Archives: London

London Neighborhood That Trump Called Lousy Is Now One of City’s Hottest

President Trump once dismissed the London neighborhood of Nine Elms as “lousy” and “horrible.” Mr. Trump made his remarks in 2018, after the American Embassy left its historic base in upscale Mayfair for a newly constructed building 3 miles south. Today, Nine Elms is emerging as one of London’s hottest real-estate markets. The 561-acre tract […]

The Hottest Outdoor Pool In London Offers Moonlit Midnight Swims

Of all of London’s outdoor swimming pools, Hampton Pool claims to be the hottest – heated to a toasty 28℃ all year round, it’s a whole three degrees warmer than rivals in London Fields and Charlton. Those extra few degrees go hand-in-hand with being situated in one of the posher suburbs of outer London: the Hampton neighbourhood also contain Henry […]

London’s Population Is Set To Decline For The First Time Since The 1980s

In the immortal words of Samuel Johnson, “when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life” – and at the moment, it sure looks like a lot of people are tired of life. I mention this because accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers has released their UK Economic Update for 2021, a report which indicates that London’s […]

Sadiq Khan Has Declared A ‘Major Incident’ In London As A Result Of Coronavirus

As the coronavirus crisis deepens over the winter, London is facing a serious health crisis. That’s been brought home today, as Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has formally declared a “major incident” in the capital as a result of surging coronavirus cases. After consulting with NHS trusts in London, emergency services, local authorities, and Public […]

A Five-Bedroom Family Home Nestled Within 412 Acres of Mature Parkland in Enfield, North London

Plot 15 of The Cooper sits within the idyllic Trent Park, a new 56-acre development of over 270 homes, offering state-of-the-art amenities within an immense country estate in North London’s borough of Enfield. Nestled within 413 acres of mature parkland, the estate allows buyers to “revel in the great outdoors, while enjoying the convenience of […]

A Penthouse Apartment in the Final Building in London’s New Upper Riverside Neighborhood

No. 5 Upper Riverside, finished earlier this year, is the final building to complete Greenwich Peninsula’s Upper Riverside neighborhood, a collection of five buildings designed by world-famous architects Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. “We were keen to work with them on a residential project, because we wanted to bring some of that striking architecture that you […]

London’s Inimitable Café De Paris Has Closed After 96 Years Of Dazzling Delights

Café de Paris had welcomed stars including Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland. It’s been a bad week for those who love both London and Paris – seeing as France (and others) have banned UK arrivals – and yesterday’s news has only made it worst. West End cabaret haunt Café de Paris, which had provided glitz, […]

Channel Takes Us Through The Keyhole Of The UK’s Mega Mansions

Stepping forward to scratch that itch is Britain’s Most Expensive Houses, set to air on Channel 4 on December 28 to add a little sparkle to a flat festive season. Taking us behind the scenes at UK Sotheby’s International Realty, who deal in some of the most spectacular property for sale on the planet, the fly-on-the-wall documentary offers a […]