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Portico & NLA Seminar Presentation Slides
28 Nov 17

Didn't manage to get a ticket to the Portico & NLA Seminar 2017? Well fear not, as we’ve compiled all the presentations given by each of speakers on the night.

From a PRA mortgage update and analysis, to a housing market forecast and an insightful...


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Furniture 4Lets
15 Nov 17

Need furniture or appliances for your rental property?

Furniture 4Lets provides high-quality, low-cost furnishing solutions for landlords, homeowners and tenants, from beds and mattresses, to sofas and kitchen appliances.

Better still, they off...


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Portico NLA London Landlord Seminar
6 Oct 17

The most talked about London Landlord Seminar is back on the 22nd November 2017!

This year there is a stellar line-up hosted by Richard Blanco, NLA London Representative.

Mark Lawrinson, Portico Regional Director, will give an update on the ren...


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Airbnb Management: Portico Host
20 Sep 17

Portico Host: a fantastic way to free up your time and earn money until you find a tenant, sell your property or while you're on holiday!

Here's everything you need to know about our three Airbnb management packages...


How does Portico Host w...


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Things To Do This August Bank Holiday Weekend
23 Aug 17

Make the most of the long weekend with these fantastic August bank holiday weekend offers! Remember to quote Portico Places if you’re calling to make a booking - or email places@portico.com to receive your free discount card.


1. Free comedy at T...


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Airbnb Interior Styling
17 Aug 17

Short-term Airbnb rentals mean maximum income and total flexibility, enabling you to earn money until your property sells or you find the perfect tenant, or while you’re working away / lying on a beach / staying at your partner’s house!

And now, t...


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Sell Your Home For Free!
17 Aug 17

Fancy yourself a bit of a property expert? Test your property knowledge with our quick, 10-question quiz!

Everyone who completes the quiz with a score of 80% or higher will be put into a prize draw. One lucky person will then win a £100 John Lewis...


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Portico Host Cover
17 Aug 17

Airbnb could help make you thousands from letting your home temporarily. But before you sign up to become a Host, you need to ensure you’re properly protected in case things go wrong.

Here we’ll run through what Hosts are covered for - as well as ...


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10 Things You Need To Know Before Using Airbnb
3 Aug 17

From stunning Ibizan villas to treehouses in Thailand, Airbnb has your holiday accommodation covered, meaning you can live like a local wherever you might be. But before you start scrolling through your options, here are 10 things you need to know be...


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North London Music Academy Summer School
18 Jul 17

Summer fun for the kids is sorted! Our friends at the North London Music Academy will be holding a summer school over the holidays.

If music if your passion - like it is theirs - make a note of these all-important details:

DATES: 21st - 25th Au...


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Did someone say free ice cream?
13 Jul 17

Yes we did!

We have branded up our very own van, and are heading out on the local streets to dish out the frozen freebies.

As well as giving out deliciously creamy ice cream, we’ll be offering free instant sales, rental or Airbnb valuations in...


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5 Things To Consider Before Voting
7 Jun 17

In this blog post we will take a look at 5 things to consider before you vote in relation to the rental market, housebuilding and taxes.

But before we do, take a look at the latest UK General Election 2017 poll of polls from Britain Elects, publis...


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The Conservative Manifesto 2017
24 May 17

Last week we looked at Labour’s manifesto, which revealed Jeremy Corbyn’s bold plans ‘for the many not the few.’ Today we’ll be digesting the Conservative manifesto and Theresa May’s “plans for a stronger, fairer, more prosperous Britain”.

Here ar...


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Labour Manifesto 2017
17 May 17

With just three weeks to go until the General Election, we’ll be taking an objective look at each party’s manifesto and their plans for the country, economy and the London housing market.

Our series starts with Labour, who were first to release th...


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Spencers rebrands to Portico!
12 May 17

We’re excited to announce we’ve rebranded Spencers to Portico!

As of today, Spencers (who also trade as Phillip Leigh) will exist under the Portico name, logo and website, bringing our network of branches to 18 across north, south, east and west L...


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How will the General Election affect the London property market?
21 Apr 17

Britain will be once again be returning to the polls. Theresa May has called for a snap General Election in a couple of months’ time, in an effort to secure support for Brexit.

So what will the election mean for the London property market? We’ve l...


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How Will Article 50 Affect The London Property Market?
29 Mar 17

Today is a day that will go down in the history books. Prime Minister Theresa May has triggered Article 50, the president of the European council has been notified of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, and the Brexit process has officially begun.

He...


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Gone For Good
28 Mar 17

The sun is shining and spring is officially here, making it the ideal time to have a good old clear out in your home or rental property. But how can you get rid of your clutter in an ethical way?

Gone for Good is the free app that makes it easier ...


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Housing White Paper 2017
16 Feb 17

The government has issued the 106-page housing white paper, but what does it really mean for first-time buyers, landlords, renters and homeowners in London?

We’ve digested the long-awaited document and picked out the five key points to be aware of...


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10 Tips For Making Money On Airbnb
18 Jan 17

Airbnb’s popularity is on an inexorable rise. Currently there are a staggering 48,017 London hosts cashing in on Airbnb - and over 100 million users worldwide looking for accommodation that offers home comforts and favourable rates - two things large...


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Buying New
18 Jan 17

Thinking about moving this year? Maybe it’s time to think about buying new!

There’s a huge range of benefits to buying a new build property, from incentivised purchase schemes and energy efficiency, to the fact that you don’t need to wait for the ...


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Latest Rental Properties: The Park Lofts
11 Jan 17

After a new rental pad? We’ve got you covered!

We’ve just taken on 15 loft style apartments, (studios, 1 beds and 2 beds), in an exclusive development in NW1. The building itself is steeped in history, cleverly renovated to make the most of the li...


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Countdown the 25 magical days of Christmas with us!
1 Dec 16

Join us in the countdown to Christmas with our very own interactive advent calendar!

Throughout the month of December we're giving our valued customers the chance to open 25 advent doors. Each door will reveal a new festive surprise thanks to our ...


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Black Friday Fixed Fees!
24 Nov 16

As part of Black Friday, we're offering a fantastic £10,000 fixed fee + VAT for homes valued at £1 million or over - potentially saving tens of thousands of pounds in estate agent fees.

How does it work?

Every property valued at £1m+ that we i...


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Portico Takes Gold!
2 Nov 16

It has already been a great year so far for Portico; we’ve expanded into east London and Essex and grown our team significantly - but our latest award really is the cherry on the top…

Last night we were awarded Large Lettings Agency of the Year at...


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Gold Estate Agent of the Year For Customer Experience!
31 Oct 16

Ensuring our customers are happy is our number one priority at Portico, so we’re over the moon to have been awarded Gold for Excellence in Customer Experience in the All Agents Awards 2016.

 And we have our wonderful customers to thank for our swa...


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Gas Safety Week!
22 Sep 16

It’s Gas Safety Week - and we’re supporting the campaign to promote gas safety!

Of course it goes without saying that gas safety is important all year round, but this week is fantastic for reminding us of the importance of getting our gas applianc...


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5 Post-Brexit Property Questions Answered
6 Sep 16

Is now the right time to buy or sell property? Is there a future for buy-to-let?

With many prospective buyers, investors and sellers still unsure of the right move to make, we put some key questions to our resident property guru Mark Lawrinson, an...


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Fitness Mosaic Camden: Beach Body Ready in 7 Days
1 Sep 16

There’s no avoiding it: bikini season is upon us. But don’t panic - Fitness Mosaic in Camden can help you get fit, toned and beach body ready in just 7 days! And if you’ve got a Portico Places card, you can do it quite cheaply too!

Sceptical? We w...


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National Burger Day Discounts!
25 Aug 16

Today marks a very special day for the stable fast food great - the burger.

That’s right, it’s National Burger Day (best holiday ever), and to celebrate, we’ve found five of the tastiest burger joints in town, and secured you a discount at each an...


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Spotlight On Forest Gate
10 Aug 16

Forest Gate, E7, has been grabbing headlines recently, thanks to the imminent arrival of Crossrail causing property prices in the area to rocket. But despite an increase in prices, it's still one of the cheapest areas to live in London - which is a b...


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Spotlight On Acton
10 Aug 16

Acton is still enjoying time in the spotlight. Since Crossrail announced it was coming to Acton Mainline last year, property prices have accelerated, new coffee shops and delis have popped up, and a huge number of buyers, investors and renters have m...


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Latest Properties Within 10 Minutes of a Station
21 Jul 16

The London Tube network is improving! With the Elizabeth line on its way and plans for Crossrail 2 being drawn out, Londoners will soon benefit from an easier commute to and from work (though you’ll probably still have to fight for a seat!).

And w...


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Photos From Big Screen On The Green!
15 Jul 16

What a weekend! Murray dealt with Milos Raonic’s formidable serve like an absolute pro and won Wimbledon, the sun shone over a packed crowd of over 800 people, and we were giving out ice cream and Portico goodie bags like they were going out of fashi...


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What will a government led by Theresa May mean for the property market?
13 Jul 16

Theresa May has become our country’s 76th prime minister, following her rival Andrea Leadsom’s surprising decision to withdraw from the Conservative leadership race.

May – the daughter of a vicar – is one of the longest-serving home secretaries in...


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Top Rental Properties!
11 Jul 16

Looking for a new place to live? Here's our list of top rental properties, and they’re all available now!

If you like one of the properties featured, give us a call on 0207 099 4000 to arrange a viewing!


2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom | Villiers ...


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More Ticket Winners Announced!
4 Jul 16

Did you enter our second Big Screen On The Green competition?

Hundreds registered their details, but only one could walk away with 2 VIP tickets to the star-studded event…

Drum roll please…

Congratulations Malti Sharma!

A VIP ticket inclu...


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Free Ice Cream!
30 Jun 16

No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you, we really are going to be giving out free ice cream all summer!

We’ve got a brand new set of wheels (in the form of a Portico ice cream van), and we’re going to be driving up and down the capital spreading happi...


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Brexit: The Impact on London's Property Market
28 Jun 16

Following a very close referendum, the country made the decision to leave the EU. The vote has left the London housing market in a state of uncertainty and left buyers, sellers and landlords feeling hesitant about what move to make next.

So what i...


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Big Screen On The Green Ticket Winners!
27 Jun 16

Big Screen on the Green is fast approaching - and we are seriously excited!

It’s the event that everyone’s talking about, complete with live sport screenings showing the Wimbledon Final, the Grand Prix and Euro Championship Final, an A-list guest ...


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Social Spectacular
24 Jun 16

The first Portico, Spencers & Phillip Leigh social was a huge success! (And not just because we managed to find a view big enough to feed and water us all!)

The night began with a trip (and lots of selfies) on the iconic London Eye, and ended in O...


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Leading experts go head to head at Brexit Debate
22 Jun 16

We recently attended a feisty Brexit debate hosted by Osbornes Solicitors.

Two members of the prestigious academic panel started the debate on immigration, foreign policy and security, before the microphone was passed to the audience who asked som...


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Portico at Big Screen on the Green!
20 Jun 16

Following the roaring success of Rugby on the Green last year, Big Screen events are back with Big Screen on the Green - and we couldn’t be more excited about it!

It’s going to be the event of the summer, with live sport screenings showing the Wim...


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GOLD for Marketing
16 Jun 16

If you hadn’t already seen our excited Tweets - we have won GOLD for Marketing in the Lettings Agency of the Year 2016 for the second year running!

We’d submitted presentations, been interviewed by industry experts, and had our strategies put to t...


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An Agent You Can Trust
14 Jun 16

We’ve started the summer season with a bang!

Everyone likes winning awards, and we’re lucky so-and-so’s because we’ve just won 23 in one go.

2016 allAgents People Awards

allAgents is the UK's largest customer review website, so if you’re thi...


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What Will Brexit Mean For The London Property Market?
10 Jun 16

It’s now less than two weeks until voters will have the chance to decide if Britain should stay in the EU.

House prices have been a huge focus of the debate, with George Osborne warning that a Brexit vote could see the value of homes in the UK sla...


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EU Referendum: What will Brexit mean for Expats & Holiday Homes?
9 Jun 16

With the EU referendum now just two weeks away, we look at what Brexit could mean for British expats, and the estimated one million Brits who own holiday homes in Europe.

The current situation

As citizens of an EU member state, Brits are curren...


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Londoners now spending 70% of their income on rent & essential bills
8 Jun 16

Londoners are now spending 70% of average income on rent and essential bills, pushing home ownership even further out of reach.

Our latest data analysis shows that for three and a half out of five working days, Londoners who rent are working solid...


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SAFEagent Awareness Week 2016
6 Jun 16

It’s SAFEagent Awareness Week 2016 - a week aimed to remind landlords and tenants that their finances could be at risk if their agent doesn’t have client money protection in place.

We’re proud to be a SAFEagent, and offer our clients full peace of...


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The Stage, Shoreditch - earlybird sales opportunity!
10 May 16

We have just taken on 19 new properties in 'The Stage', Shoreditch, an outstanding new development with a Shakespearean twist.

It's a fantastic place to both live and invest, and properties in the area are forecast to see a 46% increase in capital...


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Sell For A Pound - Winner Announced!
9 May 16

As part of our birthday celebrations last month, we offered one lucky person the opportunity to sell their house for just £1.

We put all our new vendors (who instructed us as their sole agent during April) into a big hat, and pulled out one lucky ...


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Portico Acquires Spencers
3 May 16

We are delighted to announce that we have acquired the very successful East London-based agent, Spencers.

This acquisition is a particularly exciting one for us. The acquisition of all eight of the Spencers branches will allow us to rapidly expand...


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Latest Food Offers!
29 Apr 16

London is without doubt the food capital of the world.

So we’ve decided to dedicate an entire post to good grub - and where to get it.

From totally free takeaways (without any catches), to 50% off food at one of Chelsea’s coolest stomping groun...


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The Portico Experience
5 Apr 16

At Portico, we like to think we’re a bit different from other estate agents.

We’re a friendly, approachable bunch, who will really go the extra mile for our clients. That’s why we don’t just offer a service, but an experience.

Not quite sure wh...


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Free Portico Tote Bag for Tenants
31 Mar 16

Like Big Ben, black cabs and red telephone boxes, the Portico bag is a London icon. (Well, it is to us anyway!)

We have given away at least 60,000 of our reusable tote bags so far, so we’re always spotting our bags out and about, on the Tube, on t...


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John Lewis Voucher For New Landlords
31 Mar 16

It’s our birthday month!

And to celebrate, we’re offering £100 John Lewis voucher to every new landlord (or new instruction) who instructs Portico to let their property during April.

Why choose Portico?

There’s a lot of reasons why you shoul...


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Sell Your House For A Pound!
30 Mar 16

We are celebrating our first birthday!

We’ve had a brilliant year since we rebranded as Portico; we’ve launched a new and innovative set of sales and lettings packages, we’ve grown the team substantially - and are continuing to do so, we’ve become...


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Charity Fundraiser: The Passage
24 Mar 16

Help us fight homelessness

It’s nearly been a year since our rebrand and to celebrate our 1st birthday, we’ve partnered with The Passage to help fight homelessness.

Our job at Portico is to find people their dream property, but unfortunately no...


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Company socials
18 Mar 16

We’re a social bunch here at Portico. That’s why we have regular socials where we can let our hair down and hang out with the whole team.

We have three socials a year - plus the all expenses paid company trip abroad, and a Christmas party.

All ...


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Portico Company Cars
17 Mar 16

There’s a lot of perks that come with working for Portico. But one of the biggest - and we mean that literally - has to be the company car.  

When we rebranded to Portico in April 2015, we thought it only right to celebrate with a new fleet of han...


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The Annual Portico Trip
17 Mar 16

The all expenses paid Portico company trip is the most talked about event on the Portico social calendar. The team talk about the upcoming excursion for weeks before the actual event, and months afterwards!

The trip destination is kept top secret ...


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Property Seminar | Licensing Scheme In Ealing
16 Mar 16

Are you a landlord in Ealing? If the answer’s yes, get yourself down to our seminar at The Bridge Hotel in Greenford this Monday!

We’ve teamed with the NLA to offer an evening of expert advice on the new proposed licensing scheme for private landl...


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Celebrating with Mum Made Easy with Portico Places
1 Mar 16

Mother's Day is this Sunday...eek!

We've put together a list of our latest restaurant offers, pampering presents, theatre deals and inspirational ideas for a memorable Mother's Day.

If you haven’t received a Portico Places card, please email pl...


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The Portico Bag
15 Feb 16

Last year all UK major supermarket chains started charging for carrier bags. So what did we do?

We decided to design, create and give out our very own Portico reusable bag. (We’re always trying to live up to our surprisingly useful tagline!)

Et...


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Valentines Offer 25% off all handyman services
11 Feb 16

Is someone underperforming in the DIY department? Do you need a helping handyman?

Show your property some love this Valentine’s Day - and silence your partner’s nagging - with our exclusive handyman offer!

Whether you need a helping handyman in...


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Do tenants want longer tenancies?
10 Feb 16

Do tenants want longer tenancies?

Charity Shelter certainly think so, and have proposed a five-year Stable Rental Contract, which they claim will offer renters the stability they desperately require.

The Deposit Protection Service on the oth...


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Take a peek inside a 16,295 a month two bedroom house
4 Feb 16

Have you ever wondered what a £16,295 a month property looks like? 

We open the door to one of the most expensive homes on our books… 

(If it’s a tad out of budget, don’t feel disheartened - we have hundreds of other amazing properties availabl...


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2016 London Housing Market Outlook
27 Jan 16

Will property prices rise or fall? Should landlords sell up? Where are the new investment hotspots?

Mark Lawrinson, Regional Director of Portico and resident property expert, discusses Portico’s outlook for 2016.

If you’re thinking of selling, ...


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Whatever Floats Your Boat
20 Jan 16

Fed up of extortionate property prices? We may have the solution…

We’re currently marketing a houseboat that has been making waves in the media. Though it’s by no means cheap - priced at £660,000, a staggering three times the national house price ...


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Rightmove Pro Awards 2015
21 Dec 15

We have won yet another award, this time for our blog. We’re on a roll, we know!

With the year drawing to a close, top property portal Rightmove decided to recognise and commend some of the fantastic estate agents for their hard work in 2015.

T...


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Estate Agency of the Year Awards
18 Dec 15

We have had plenty of good news to share recently, which is testament to how hard we have been working as a company. This week we are delighted to say that we recently picked up the Website Bronze award at the Estate Agency of the Year Awards. The ev...


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Why we called the London property market
17 Dec 15

Last month we were in the press for saying something rather controversial: we could be on the verge of another property market crash.

We’d seen London sales volumes approaching a critical level, and believed a potential price correction was likely...


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Northcote Road White Christmas Fair
3 Dec 15

We were so proud to be the number one sponsor of Northcote Road White Christmas fair this year, and would like to thank everybody who came and visited our Portico stall! If you entered either of our competitions, scroll down for the answers and the n...


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We've Launched Portico Places!
1 Dec 15

We’ve spent the last few months scouring London for the best coffee shops, restaurants, bars, pubs and stores - and it has all been for you!

That’s right, we’re very proud to say that we have launched Portico Places: a scheme to promote local, ind...


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NLA & Portico Seminar Success!
18 Nov 15

We’re delighted to say the NLA & Portico Seminar 2015 was a huge success!

The highly-anticipated event took place last night at the prestigious IoD - a landmark of London’s great Georgian heritage - and over 300 landlords, NLA members and Portico ...


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The Negotiator Awards 2015
4 Nov 15

We’re very proud to say Portico picked up not one, but two awards at The Negotiator Awards 2015!

We were Tweeting from the star-studded event, so you may have already heard the news, but Portico won Gold for Marketing Campaign of the Year and Silv...


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NLA & Portico London Landlord Seminar
29 Oct 15

The much-talked about London Regional Seminar 2015 is fast approaching. This year we have teamed with the NLA to discuss challenges facing the private rental sector and the impact of the mayoral elections, plus there will be a fantastic London proper...


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Portico Launches Land & New Homes Department
14 Aug 15

We’re very excited to announce that we’ve recently launched a new service for house buyers, house builders and developers in London with the introduction of a Land & New Homes department.

Mike Hookway will be managing the new service, and with hi...


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New Portico Land Rover Fleet Is Launched
9 Jul 15

We have a new fleet of Land Rover Evoques!

The brand new Land Rovers were revealed to our office managers last week at the Land Rover Experience Centre, located on the picturesque Luton Hoo Estate.

Twists, turns and bumps

In true Land Rover ...


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Portico Bag & Chocolate Giveaway
18 Jun 15

Have you checked your postbox today? You could be in for a very sweet treat…

We’ve partnered with two fantastic brands - Supreme Creations & Prestat - to give away 34,000 Portico Bags & 1,000 boxes of chocolate! We're doing so in effort to spread ...


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Lettings Agency of the Year Awards 2015
17 Jun 15

We’d submitted presentations, been interviewed by the panel, and spent time perfecting our acceptance speeches…

And we’re very proud to say it was all worth it, and we won the Best Marketing Award and Silver in Property Management at the Lettings ...


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Charity News
3 Jun 15

Are you ready to get colourful?!

When & Where?

The notorious Color Run is taking place this Sunday 7th in Wembley Park, and our Portico runner beans have been training hard in anticipation.

We’re proud to say we have 21 people from head and ...


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Interactive Instant Valuation
15 May 15

We’re delighted to announce that we have launched our Free Instant Valuation service.

If you are moving home, thinking of letting your property, or if you are interested in finding out how much your home is currently worth, we can tell you the est...


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Portico People
23 Apr 15

We've said it before and we'll say it again: we want to be genuinely useful.

We think we’ll be most useful to our customers if we’re also approachable and consultative, and so we go to great lengths to ensure our team is friendly well-educated, ab...


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Sales & Lettings Packages Video
20 Apr 15

The best things come in Portico packages.

With the rebrand came a fleet of new Mercedes Benz cars, a champagne fuelled launch party and a string of newly made over offices, but for us, the most exciting part of the whole process was the creation o...


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New Videos Go Live
17 Apr 15

Portico – it’s not just a new name, but a new brand with an entirely new business proposition and a completely new set of packages.  So what's different about us?

We’re approachable, we listen to our customers and we go the extra mile. Our team is...


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Portico Bag Competition
13 Apr 15

It was manic, tiring and involved a lot of coffee, but we’ve finally rebranded as Portico. But the work doesn’t end there. The next big job is to let everyone know. We put our heads together and decided the best way to spread the Portico word was to 


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New Portico car fleet is launched
7 Apr 15

We're pleased to announce that we have just taken delivery of 17 very handsome A-class Mercedes.

Huge thanks to Mercedes-Benz who managed to get all 17 vehicles delivered to their HQ in time for our company launch event just before Easter.

The ...


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Portico offices go live!
5 Apr 15

Following the launch of our new Portico brand just before Easter, we're excited to announce that the first of our offices has been rebranded.

The Islington office is the first of 11 offices to be rebranded with our new name and colours. 

Over t...


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Portico Launches
2 Apr 15

Thursday 2nd April was a big day for Edmund Cude and Bushells, as the new name for the company, Portico, was announced at the company launch event at Mercedes Benz World. Portico is fresh, relevant, memorable and distinctive and will be deployed acro...


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Crowdfunded shop opens in Warren Street
16 Mar 15

The shop was started by Amanda and Sonia and financed with support from a crowdfunding appeal, which drew in more than 400 people and over £35,000 towards the project in just four weeks.

The shop in Warren Street is owned by the Fitzrovia Trust, a...


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What’s cooking in Camden
16 Mar 15

If you’ve had enough of the chocolate over Easter, head on down to Camden Lock for the launch of a major street food event. The ‘worldwide festival of breakfast’ launches on Good Friday and goes on for four days until Easter Monday.

It will be loc...


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Coming soon: Portico
1 Mar 15

We're pleased to announce that we have taken the decision to unite our two brands, Edmund Cude and Bushells, under a single new name: Portico.

The change in name has developed from extensive research done with customers over the last six months.  ...


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Tottenham Court Road Tube unveiled
16 Feb 15

Anyone living in Bloomsbury could not have failed to notice the building work happening at Tottenham Court Road.

The first stage of the £500m rebuilding of Tottenham Court Road station is now complete and the impressive new ticket hall is open.

...

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New station complex planned for West Hampstead
23 Jan 15

Plans are in the pipeline for a modern complex station at West Hampstead, which is more than five times the size of the original one.

West Hampstead Overground station will be completely rebuilt in an attempt to reduce congestion as passengers tra...


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Volunteer lock keepers wanted for Camden Lock
23 Jan 15

Fancy lending some time to the preservation of one of the country’s famous locks while keeping fit?

The Canal & River Trust is searching for recruits to become lock keepers to ensure Camden’s famous canals are kept flowing smoothly. Volunteers wil...


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New app launched for Islington health services
23 Jan 15

The NHS is embracing technology in Islington with a new app to help patients navigate local health services and ease pressure on the A&E.

Islington residents can now use the Choose Well North London app on their mobile phone to find the right NHS ...


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Battersea welcomes Northern Line extension
15 Dec 14

Good news for Battersea as the Northern Line extension is given a £1bn go-ahead, improving the morning commute. 

Battersea residents will be able to travel to the West End and City in just under 15 minutes, really transforming the morning routine.


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Local market to re-launch as business haven
15 Dec 14

Caledonian Road Market in Islington is going to re-open but this time with a real local element.

The market was closed earlier this year due to a lack of continuity among its offerings but now thanks to the work of Paul O’Brien of the Sunflour Bak...


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West Hampstead welcomes a new Waitrose
21 Nov 14

We all knew it was coming but local residents and estate agents are delighted that West Hampstead has now got its own Waitrose.

A local Waitrose is a sign of an area’s increased affluence, so it was only a matter of time before one came to town.

...

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£2.5million facelift for Islington gym
21 Nov 14

A fitness centre in Islington will see runners Tweet on the treadmill. A multi-million pound plan to revamp the Highbury Pool and Fitness Centre is set for a £2.5million facelift as part of a deal struck with GLL, the company who took over the manage...


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New high street for Battersea
21 Nov 14

A corner of the Battersea Power Station site will be completely transformed after permission was granted for huge glass buildings and a new high street.

A new pedestrian high street, called Electric Boulevard, will form the main gateway to the sit...


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New quality butcher for West Hampstead
20 Oct 14

The revival of West Hampstead’s high street is on the increase now there is news that a new butcher is coming to town.

The Hampstead Butcher and Providore, a well-known fixture on Rosslyn Hill in Hampstead, has announced that it will open a second...


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Bloomsbury Book Club guest
20 Oct 14

Selina Hastings, acclaimed biographer of Evelyn Waugh and Nancy Mitford among others, discusses her memoir of her father, The Red Earl: The Extraordinary Life of the 16th Earl of Huntingdon, with her publisher, Robin Baird-Smith at the Bloomsbury Boo...


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Fireworks Night fun
20 Oct 14

Expect huge crowds at the 2014 Battersea Park fireworks display. Once more it promises to be something special for visitors of all ages, lighting up the skies of Battersea Park with a dazzling show of light and colour.

A programme of entertainment...


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Camden house price growth races ahead
20 Oct 14

According to new figures, Camden house prices have risen the fastest in Britain with a 42% increase in average prices compared to 2013 figures.

According to figures from mortgage lender Nationwide’s latest house price index, the value of a typical...


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Road safety in Islington
20 Oct 14

Road safety campaigners are rejoicing in Islington now that drivers who break the borough-wide 20mph speed limit could be slapped with on the spot fines.

Police will give out penalty charges and driving licence points to people breaking the barrie...


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Weeknight street food market launches in West Hampstead
24 Sep 14

Commuters in West Hampstead are in for a foodie treat with West Hampstead’s new street food market on weekday evenings.

The market is held on the Thameslink forecourt on Monday through to Friday evenings from 4pm to 8pm, perfect for the rush hour ...


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Bloomsbury Book Club with Sheila Hancock
24 Sep 14

Actor and bestselling author Sheila Hancock discusses her stunning debut novel, Miss Carter’s War, which will be published this October, with her friend and fellow author Kate Mosse.

Miss Carter’s War is the story of a remarkable woman, beginning ...


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Battersea set for a £500m Tube extension
24 Sep 14

The news that Transport for London has awarded the major £500m contract of designing and building the Northern Line extension to Battersea, makes it one step closer to completion.

The half a billion pound, six-year contract has been awarded to Fer...


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Celeb Triyoga heading to Camden Town
24 Sep 14

Kate Moss and co will need to commute a little further if they want to continue their love of yoga with the news that celebrity favourite Triyoga is set to move to Camden Town.

Triyoga, in Erskine Road, Primrose Hill has been at the centre of a fi...


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Royal Mail opens Islington delivery offices seven days a week
24 Sep 14

Internet shopping has caused a boom in parcel delivery but there isn’t anything more annoying than coming home to find that you have missed your post.

But now eagerly awaited parcels will be available on Sundays as the Royal Mail extends its servi...


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West Hampstead Post office opens in church
20 Aug 14

A post office has opened in a church in West Hampstead, after the local office was closed.

The project cost £600,000 and was funded by the council, the parish and a private donor.

Father Andrew Foreshew-Cain, the vicar and postmaster of St Jame...


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Co-working with babies in Bloomsbury
20 Aug 14

Need a quiet space to work while your little one plays near you in a high quality on site creche?  At Parents Workspace, you can hot desk, hire laptops, use office equipment, network and get involved in a skills swap with other Workspace users.  


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Cash needed for new Battersea studio
20 Aug 14

Wandsworth Radio volunteers are trying to raise over £3,000 via crowd-funding to build a studio in Battersea.

The aim is to raise enough money to buy broadcast equipment for a studio in Battersea, above the Oasis charity shop.

The community rad...


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BBQ fun in Camden’s local parks
20 Aug 14

Ever thought it’d be nice to have a summer barbecue on Fortune Green? Up to now, it’s been strictly prohibited – not just on Fortune Green but in all of Camden’s parks.

But with the summer in full swing, Camden has relented and are allowing you to...


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Islington developments
15 Aug 14

A popular theatre beloved by stars Dame Judi Dench and Clive Owen has vowed to stay open despite missing out on crucial funding.

The Little Angel Puppet Theatre, in Dagmar Passage, Islington, is considered the home of British puppetry but was once...


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Luxury complex in heart of Islington nearer to starting
21 Jul 14

A massive £370million development providing a luxury complex of 356 homes alongside shops, cafés, restaurants, offices, a health club and a cinema is a step closer to being built.

Work may soon start on the Islington Square project, after Sager Gr...


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Camden Council pledge to ‘transform residents’ experience’
21 Jul 14

Camden’s finance chief has promised the council’s new £123million headquarters will “transform the experience of Camden residents”.

The new building offers a host of community facilities, in addition to office space for 2,400 staff. This includes ...


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Battersea Power Station to host pop-up cinema events
21 Jul 14

Everyman, which runs independent cinemas across the UK, has teamed up with Battersea Power Station Development Company (BPSDC) and Heineken to host a series of film events this summer.

The Power of Summer event series, which will run between 10 Ju...


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Bloomsbury’s streets are set to get quieter
21 Jul 14

The congested and noisy streets in central London are set to get a lot quieter with cars and lorries to be banned from Tottenham Court Road.

As part of a £25 million revamp, the locale is to be transformed into a cycle-friendly, two-way street as ...


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New West Hampstead market relaunches
21 Jul 14

The winter rain may have caused a wash out start, but now the weather has improved, so has the turn out at the newly relaunched West Hampstead food and flea market.

The newly-named West Hampstead Food and Flea market, which has taken over West Ham...


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Silver - Best London Medium Lettings Agency 2014
1 Jul 14

Now in its fifth year as a dedicated competition, these awards have become widely recognised as the most prestigious and difficult to win. With more entrants than ever before, nearly 6,000 offices were represented this year, but only the very best of...


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Edmund Cude Acquires Innovation Lettings
23 Jun 14

Edmund Cude, one of London’s oldest names in property, has merged with Innovation Lettings, Clapham. This latest merge, and the second so far this year, will expand on an already large and successful landlord base in Clapham and will be managed from ...


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Coffee lovers in West Hampstead
16 Jun 14

Love your coffee and live in West Hampstead? There is a burgeoning coffee shop culture in West Hampstead, making the area a firm favourite with locals and visitors alike.

On Broadhurst Gardens, just around the corner from West Hampstead station an...


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Regeneration in Tottenham Court Road
16 Jun 14

Tottenham Court Road is set for a complete overhaul as part of one of the most significant regeneration projects being completed by Derwent London, the FTSE 250-listed landlord.

The catalyst is Crossrail, the largest infrastructure project in Euro...


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New education centre for Battersea
16 Jun 14

A new education centre focusing on horticulture has recently opened in Battersea Park, built by Islington-based Pedder and Scampton.

The curved, larch-clad building replaces a collection of existing huts and cabins. The centre includes a glazed ‘o...


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New public swimming pool set to open
16 Jun 14

Camden Council has released photos of a new public swimming pool set to open in King's Cross. The leisure facilities have been built into the council's new office block, known as 5 Pancras Square. It follows Camden's decision to sell the annexe build...


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Islington youngsters get head start in Tech City
16 Jun 14

Tech City is launching a scheme to help Islington and Hackney youngsters into aspiring and challenging careers.

A campaign has been launched to help disadvantaged young people from these areas find work in London’s fast-growing Tech City.

The C...


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In Their Own Words
16 Jun 14
Absolutely - City and Angel talks to Michael Hookway, Sales Manager of their Bloomsbury office.

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Charity Boat Race 8th June 14
9 Jun 14

The Emphasis Inventories charity rowing event took place on Sunday 8th June. Edmund Cude entered two boats into the race, which came in first and third. The fastest of their boats completed the journey in 1 hour 7 minutes, (only 7 minutes off the rec...


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Help for new parents in Islington
28 May 14

A new film is to be screened in Islington to help parents cope with new babies. As part of the Coping with Crying programme, health visitors and staff from the Whittington Hospital’s family nurse partnership service will work with parents by showing ...


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28 May 14

The Camden Crawl is back with a fresh look, new dates and a bit of rejuvenation for the 2014 edition of the renowned event set to take place on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st June throughout London’s NW1 & NW5 postcodes.??

More than 25 venues spann...


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Battersea to host The Northcote Road Summer Fete
28 May 14

The Northcote Business Network has announced that The Northcote Road Summer Fete will visit Battersea again this year. The date is Sunday 6th July 2014 and the organisers are looking for support.

The street will once again be closed to traffic to ...


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Literary Bloomsbury
28 May 14

Bloomsbury Institute has a range of literary events held at Bloomsbury Publishing in Bedford Square. The Bloomsbury Book Club offers readers the opportunity to meet and talk to authors including William Boyd, Elizabeth Gilbert and Margaret Atwood. As...


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KMJONES ACQUIRED BY EDMUND CUDE
14 May 14

Edmund Cude, one of London’s oldest estate agencies has made its latest acquisition of KMJones in Highbury and Islington.

The acquisition will enable Edmund Cude to compete in both Sales and Lettings in an area where it has predominantly only cove...


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Battersea power station property goes on sale
21 Apr 14

In the latest sign of the boiling hot London property market, two-bedroom flats in the soon-to-be-converted Battersea power station have gone on sale for more than £1.5m, three-beds for more than £2.7m and four-beds for at least £4m.

The 254 homes...


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Innovative retail and office space for Camden
21 Apr 14

Camden’s creative entrepreneurs celebrated the one year-old birthday of their new innovative work space.

The latest outpost of the Camden Collective, a pioneering project aiming to make Camden Town one of the nation’s leading creative centres, has...


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Breathe easy in Bloomsbury
21 Apr 14

The inmidtown Business Improvement District (BID), a business hub for Bloomsbury, Holborn and St Giles, is leading the way in showing that business improvement can go hand in hand with air quality improvement. As part of their far reaching sustainabi...


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Psychotherapy school heading to West Hampstead
21 Apr 14

The New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling (NSPC), a small psychotherapy college, is planning to move into one of the vacant units at 53 Fortune Green Road.

Currently the vacant unit is classified for retail use but is now at the stage of app...


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Islington tackles empty property problems
21 Apr 14

Islington Council has launched an attack on “buy to leave” investors leaving homes empty, it has recently been revealed.

Overseas investors who buy up the borough’s most desirable property as investments could be penalised by the town hall.

Up ...


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Commitment To Success
11 Apr 14
In this issue, Managing Director Robert Nichols discusses Edmund Cude's commitment to success through the ARLA training scheme.

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Gordon Ramsay opens new restaurant London House in Battersea
19 Mar 14

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has recently opened a restaurant in Battersea called London House, located in Battersea Square.

The Kitchen Nightmares star joins a list of celebrities opening ventures in Battersea, alongside his wife Tara Ramsay who ...


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New rules for dog owners in Camden
19 Mar 14

Dog owners could be forced to keep their pets on leads at all times while out in Camden’s street as the Town Hall considers a raft of new measures to prevent canine attacks on people.

The tightening up of regulations and plans to adopt new ones co...


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Babies and Bloomsbury
19 Mar 14

Small babies and central London aren’t always the most obvious combination but although Bloomsbury is a very historical neighbourhood, it also has world-renowned services for children including Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Coram Foundation.  


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New village hub for West Hampstead
19 Mar 14

With the site having been cleared, the construction of West Hampstead Square is now imminent. Ballymore, the developer, announced that work would start in early March and is due to finish next summer.

Work will take place 8am to 6pm Monday to Frid...


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Islington elects new youth mayor to speak out for borough’s youth
19 Mar 14

Youngsters across Islington have a new elected mayor and deputy mayor to speak out about issues affecting them.

Hiba Warsame and her deputy Shanaz Shaw, both 16, were selected by their fellow youth councillors and will work with council officers a...


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Latest Nine Elms development announced
17 Feb 14

Sleaford Industrial Estate and Dairy Crest Milk Distribution, in Sleaford Street, in Battersea, will be transformed into tower blocks containing 294 homes as part of the latest Nine Elms development.

Wandsworth Council has earmarked £8m in communi...


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Volunteers wanted at Bloomsbury
17 Feb 14

Got some spare time on Sundays and fancy cookin’ up a storm? The Bloomsbury FoodCycle Hub, serving tasty meals every Sunday lunchtime at the Somers Town Community Centre in London is currently looking for volunteers to join them.

Each week, the ch...


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West Hampstead dubbed the ‘next Marylebone High Street’
17 Feb 14

West Hampstead may be set to becoming the capital’s “new Marylebone High Street” now that high end restaurant operators are moving it.

David Moore, one of the UK’s best-known restaurateurs and the man behind Michelin star restaurants Pied à Terre ...


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Free boiler scheme for Islington residents
17 Feb 14

Are you eligible for a new free boiler from Islington Council? The new scheme could help thousands of homes across the borough.

Residents in Islington could be eligible for a new energy-efficient boiler worth £2,300, under a council scheme. Those ...


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Free wi-fi beamed from Camden lampposts
17 Feb 14

Free wi-fi access has been made available by the council in busy areas, it was revealed in a report by the Camden New Journal. Residents and visitors will be able to connect from access points attached to lampposts.

It follows a deal hatched betwe...


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Free school in Battersea wins Ofsted approval
17 Jan 14

Bolingbroke Academy free school in Battersea wins seal of approval from Ofsted just over a year after opening its classrooms for the first time.

The Bolingbroke Academy free school in Battersea, which opened in September 2012, has been endorsed by...


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New offerings on West Hampstead high street
17 Jan 14

A stylish hairdressers and bar/restaurant are two new additions to grace the high street of West Hampstead.

Headmasters is a chain with 65 unisex salons in the UK and Norway, and its West Hampstead branch will be at 220 West End Lane. It is tempti...


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Changes to Islington’s shopping district
17 Jan 14

There’s good and bad news for shoppers in Islington with the news of one shop opening and another closing.

HMV’s flagship technology store in Upper Street is set to close due to a rise in rent. Although the store was geared towards a technology fo...


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Calling all performers in Camden
17 Jan 14

The 2014 Camden Fringe will run from 28th July to 24th August and the organizers are currently taking applications from performers and companies wishing to participate this year.

The deadline for applying is 31st March, but it is strongly advised ...


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On your bike!
17 Jan 14

If you are thinking about getting more active in the new year, why not drop into Cloud 9 Cycles for a bespoke bicycle and advice.  With the Tour de France set to start in Yorkshire this year, cycling is set to become more and more popular as people o...


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London Living: Kentish Town
7 Jan 14

Kentish Town is Camden Town’s not-so-famous, quieter and suburban older brother – it attracts a lot of the same crowd, but none of the tourists. And it’s got just as much going on.

Why Kentish Town?

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Touchscreen launched for Bloomsbury info
10 Dec 13

If you are a regular commuter or visitor to Bloomsbury, you may have noticed the huge touchscreen that has been installed on the GoToMidtown kiosk right outside Holborn tube.  This high-visibility, bright touchscreen has been developed to offer direc...


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20 is plenty on the streets of Camden
10 Dec 13

As part of the council’s commitment to improving road safety in the borough, from 16 December 2013 Camden will have a borough-wide 20mph speed limit.

Slower speeds play a big part in reducing road collisions and casualties for all road users.  A s...


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Tube lines to heat Islington as part of ground-breaking council scheme
10 Dec 13

Islington homes will soon be heated by tube trains thanks to a ground-breaking scheme from the council.

Waste heat from London Underground tunnels, which maintain temperatures of around 28C through the winter, will also be used to generate electri...


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New community market launches in West Hampstead
10 Dec 13

A weekly market has arrived in West Hampstead for residents who love a good quality bargain.

The West Hampstead Community Sale launched recently much to the delight of local residents.

Not only can shoppers grab a bargain but they can also sell...


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Public inquiry launches into Northern Line extension to Battersea
10 Dec 13

A public inquiry has launched into the extension of the Northern line to Battersea.

Transport for London (TfL) have proposed to create a new stop at Battersea Power Station and another on Wandsworth Road.

The inquiry has been called for by the ...


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Waitrose coming to West Hampstead
15 Nov 13

The imminent new arrival of a new food store in West Hampstead is eagerly anticipated and is making the area a dream for investors.

Over the years the high street has changed with the arrival of major chain coffee houses and shops but the news of ...


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A very Dickensian Christmas
15 Nov 13

 

Tickets are now available for the Charles Dickens Museum Christmas opening, the only remaining London home of the renowned writer and one of the most important collections of his artefacts in the world.

So why not take a step back in time thi...


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Frank Gehry to design flats for Battersea Power Station
15 Nov 13

World-renowned architect Frank Gehry is to design residential buildings as part of the £8bn redevelopment of London's Battersea Power Station.

Gehry Partners will work with Foster and Partners on the 'High Street' phase of the development, a retai...


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Christmas night markets in Camden
15 Nov 13

From Thursday 12th December until Saturday 14th December, Christmas shopping is set to get a whole lot more interesting with the famous Camden Lock Market extending their opening hours until 9pm.

It’s that time of year again when the anticipation ...


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Playtime is any time in Islington
15 Nov 13

Islington’s playgrounds are set for a revamp thanks to more than half a million pounds of funding.

A total of 12 play spaces will be redeveloped and handed new equipment as part of a £600,000 fund from Islington Active Spaces.

The fund has been...


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Double Gold For Edmund Cude - The Negotiator Awards 2013
13 Nov 13

This year the Negotiator Awards attracted a record number of entries.  Agencies up and down the country competed in 24 categories with 179 companies being shortlisted. 

The Grand Ballroom in the fabulous Hilton on Park Lane was the venue once agai...


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Empty buses frustrate local residents
25 Oct 13

Empty double-decker buses on the way back to the depot have been whizzing down a West Hampstead street for more than 20 years – much to the ire of residents.

But the West Hampstead Neighbourhood Development Forum (NDF) has decided enough is enough...


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Bloomsbury gives musicians a chance to perform
22 Oct 13

Foote’s Music are pleased to announce that the Icarus Club is coming to Foote’s for lunchtime Acoustic Open Mic sessions at the Store Street in Bloomsbury.

Started in 2007, The Icarus Club runs weekly at venues across South London providing a foru...


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New school campus for Battersea announced
22 Oct 13

A new Catholic secondary school and sixth form college are to be built in Battersea after plans were approved at Wandsworth Council planning committee meeting.

The new campus will be located in Surrey Lane, on the old Salesian College site, and wi...


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New £200million planned upgrade for Camden Town underground station unveiled
22 Oct 13

Camden Town tube station is finally getting the upgrade it desperately needs after London Underground officials told a council committee that “lessons had been learned” from the failed attempt to grab land around the station, bring in bulldozers and ...


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Events announced for Black History Month in Islington
22 Oct 13

A four-week feast of film, workshops and history is set for Islington in honour of Black History Month.

The theme for this year’s festival, which runs throughout October, is leadership and people who have triumphed in the fight for equal rights.

...

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Proposals for West Hampstead tyre centre to become block of flats
17 Sep 13

A tyre centre in West Hampstead could be transformed into a block of flats with office space, affordable housing and shared accommodation available.

The developers propose to turn the gated, concrete-covered site into a modern-looking four-storey ...


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The Bloomsbury Festival
17 Sep 13

The Bloomsbury Festival is a free celebration that draws 50,000 people to London’s most inspiring cultural quarter.

With a theme of vitality, this year’s festival, from October 15-20, is a journey of discovery for mind, body and imagination.

Ov...


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Happy birthday Battersea Arts Centre
17 Sep 13

A host of stars are set to help The Battersea Arts Centre celebrate its 120th anniversary this autumn.

The centre, on Lavender Hill, first opened in 1893 as the Battersea Town Hall but was converted into an arts centre in 1974.

Artist Adrian Ho...


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Camden events to celebrate Amy Winehouse’s 30th birthday
17 Sep 13

If you are in Camden over September, you can’t have failed to notice a whole host of events happening to celebrate what would have been Amy Winehouse’s 30th birthday.

All the events will take place in Camden Town, the singer’s hometown, and will h...


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Islington playgrounds protected
17 Sep 13

Children have celebrated the future of Islington’s playgrounds being protected for perpetuity, thanks to a new ruling by Islington Council and associates.

A new rule passed after Islington Council, charity Fields in Trust and Islington Play Associ...


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Edmund Cude shortlisted at the Negotiator Awards 2013
6 Sep 13

Edmund Cude are delighted to hear that they have been shortlisted for three categories at this years The Negotiator Awards, Medium Independent Lettings Agency of the Year (6-15 branches), Rising Star of The Year and Employer of the Year.

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Boomerang Generation: the young adults living back with parents
5 Sep 13

One man’s struggle to lead an independent life has been thwarted by high rents and hefty bills. Like thousands of others, who make up the Boomerang Generation, he has been forced back home. Ed Cumming on the benefits of the Latin approach

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What’s new in Fulham
28 Aug 13

Plans have been unveiled for a new bridge across Thames at Fulham, which if it goes ahead will be the first new Thames River crossing for a decade.

Battersea-based architect company One World Design has applied to build a 170m-long bridge linking ...


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Parents campaign for free school in West Hampstead
28 Aug 13

Parents and local councilors are backing a campaign for a free secondary school in West Hampstead to help fill the void left because they say there are not enough schools in the area.

In West Hampstead, eight children have no school to attend come...


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Youth club reopens after £500k refurbishment
28 Aug 13

A popular youth club has officially reopened its doors following a £500,000 refurbishment and modernisation programme.

The Devas Youth Club, in Stormont Road, Battersea, now offers a large training kitchen for young people, and a vastly improved r...


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Camden residents should prepare for change in how they access services
28 Aug 13

Camden Council is to drive £50m efficiency savings through online services, according to local authority’s finance boss, Cllr Theo Blackwell. He said residents should expect to see a difference in how they access council services in future, with a ma...


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New developments for Bloomsbury
28 Aug 13

Bloomsbury's superb transport credentials, due to get better with Crossrail, are often overlooked. As well as trains to everywhere from Paris to Perth, there are five Tube lines to choose from and direct rail links to four of London's five internatio...


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New cinema for Hammersmith announced
28 Aug 13

Those who have campaigned to save King Street's cinema have welcomed the announcement of an independent cinema chain being selected for the area.

Curzon Cinemas - known for its mix of independent, international and mainstream films - will be the o...


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Dulwich Farmers’ Market update
28 Aug 13

Calling craft lovers and entrepreneurs, the Farmers’ Market at Dulwich College has a local Arts & Crafts fair every month inside the college cloisters and is on the lookout for more local artisans.

Expect to find anything from hand crafted jewelle...


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Clapham Fire Station saved from closure
28 Aug 13

Clapham Fire Station has been saved from closure following the results of a public consultation.

Earlier this year the building, in Old Town, Clapham, was among 12 fire stations threatened with closure in the draft Fifth London Safety Plan.

But...


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Popular community centre future looks secure
28 Aug 13

The Highbury Roundhouse in Ronalds Road, Islington, has a secured future ahead after plans for a £1.75 million building were given approval by Islington Council.

Highbury Roundhouse has faced an uncertain destiny since its distinctive former build...


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Boomerang Generation: the young adults living back with parents
22 Aug 13
One man’s struggle to lead an independent life has been thwarted by high rents and hefty bills. Like thousands of others, who make up the Boomerang Generation, he has been forced back home. Ed Cumming on the benefits of the Latin approach

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West Hampstead will finally get leaky pipes replaced
2 Aug 13

West Hampstead residents have been told that an end to leaks is now in sight as Thames Water announced they would replace all pipes in the area by 2025.

The works are part of the firm’s £1.6billion plan to replace pipes in priority areas where the...


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A sneak peek at Google’s new London HQ in Bloomsbury
2 Aug 13

The area of Bloomsbury stretches from Euston Road to Holborn encompassing King’s Cross, which is where architects representing Google have applied for planning permission to build the search giant’s sprawling new headquarters.

The site will stretc...


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Entries open for Camden in bloom 2013
2 Aug 13

Green fingered residents of Camden should take note, as entries are open for Camden in bloom 2013. For those with gorgeous gardens, blooming balconies and fruitful food patches, get ready to show them off at this well loved event.

New this year is...


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Open House in Islington on the look out for volunteers
2 Aug 13

The Open House London event this year is on September 21 and 22 and at many of the 750 sites, there will be someone to show you around and answer your questions.

These are the Open House guides and stewards, and there are thousands of them – some ...


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Gourmet burger delivery arrives in Fulham
2 Aug 13

In what is believed to a UK first for the high-end takeaway market, gourmet burger delivery is set to arrive and the selected high street is Fulham.

The Chosen Bun will offer both delivery and takeaway options, as well as a small sit-in area close...


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Hammersmith’s £50million tower to bring global companies to London
2 Aug 13

After 18 months of building, the first block of the £50million 10 Hammersmith Grove project is opened.

The eight storey building already has over one third of its office space plus two quality, casual dining restaurants and a smaller restaurant/ca...


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Clapham Junction in line for Northern Line says London Assembly member
2 Aug 13

Clapham Junction will be connected to the Northern line, according to London Assembly member Richard Tracey.

The UK’s busiest station is not connected to London Underground, but with the planned extension of the Northern line to Battersea, discuss...


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Out and about in Dulwich
2 Aug 13

The summer months prove to be a busy time in Dulwich for everyone living in the area, with events and activities for every age group to enjoy.

On Saturday 27th July: The Early Childhood Show SE London?10.30am–3.30pm at Goose Green Centre, East Dul...


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New London film event set for Battersea Power Station
2 Aug 13

London’s Battersea Power Station is to stage a new four-day film festival this October.

The four-day event, called Zookastar, will run from October 31 to November 3 at the iconic former power station on the Thames.

According to organisers, the ...


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Islington wins nightlife award
21 Jun 13

Islington has joined a select group of town centres given the UK’s only award for a safe and well-run night out. Islington is now flying the Purple Flag – similar to the award for a good beach – after a rigorous inspection of the area’s pubs, bars an...


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Fulham announced as the second route for the New Bus for London
21 Jun 13

London Mayor Boris Johnson has recently announced that the second route to be served entirely by new Routemaster-style London buses.

The 23,000 people who travel daily on the No 11 bus, which runs from Liverpool Street Station to Fulham Broadway, ...


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Hammersmith Flyover set for revamp
21 Jun 13

The crumbling Hammersmith Flyover is to undergo a £60m makeover project to strengthen the structure by reinforcing the concrete with high-strength steel strands, replacing bearings, waterproofing and resurfacing the road as well as replacing the drai...


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Streets ahead at Clapham Junction
21 Jun 13

Work is underway on the next stage of a multi-million pound street improvement project in Clapham.

The refurbishment scheme for Clapham Junction centre will see St John's Road enhanced with granite paving, improved lighting and new street furnitur...


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Back to netball in Dulwich
21 Jun 13

Want to get fit while having fun? Back to Netball is a gentle re-introduction to the sport for adult females of all ages. Sessions are coach led and will cover the basics of the game and will cater for all abilities.

The reaction to these sessions...


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Battersea Power Station sales surge past £1bn mark
20 Jun 13

Battersea Power Station has attracted more than a billion dollars’ worth of buyers since January, according to the developer who bought the site last summer.

Wealthy clients have already reserved, at a cost of £2,500, more than 95 per cent of apar...


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Camden house prices soar above rest of London
20 Jun 13

Recent research has revealed that house prices in Camden borough have soared by almost 12 per cent in the last year. This is the highest rise in the capital, with other boroughs lagging someway behind.

In Haringey, property prices increased by jus...


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West Hampstead Neigbourhood Forum gains recognition
19 Jun 13

Residents in West Hampstead and Fortune Green will have the chance to shape their surroundings, as the areas’ first neighbourhood forum was officially recognised by Camden Council.

Neighbourhood Forums are set up under the government’s Localism Bi...


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Sporting fun in Bloomsbury
19 Jun 13

The Chap magazine, for the modern gentlemen (and gentlewomen), is organising The Chap Olympiad, a non-sporting event that is celebrated in Bedford Square Gardens.

Centered on one of the best-preserved set pieces of Georgian architecture in London,...


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EDMUND CUDE COMPETES IN ZOOPLA FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT
3 Jun 13

The Zoopla 7-A-Side Charity Football Tournament took place last Sunday at The Hawthorns - home of Premier League football club West Bromwich Albion. The tournament consisted of twenty teams of agents and developers from around the country who compete...


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EDMUND CUDE SWEEPS THE BOARD AT LETTINGS AGENCY OF THE YEAR AWARDS
29 May 13

London based lettings specialist, Edmund Cude, incorporating Bushells stole the show at the Lettings Agency of the Year Awards 2013, winning four gold awards.

The lettings agents were awarded Gold for Best Training and Development, Best Property M...


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Bloomsbury Farmer's Market
13 May 13

Right in the heart of Bloomsbury, this Thursday market is a great place to relax and unwind in peaceful Torrington Square. Just off the newly refurbished Byng Place, this is a great location for a local lunch and a spot of food shopping.

There's a...


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Northern line extension revealed in Battersea
13 May 13

Battersea is one step closer to having its first Tube station after TFL officially applied for powers to build and run an extension of the Northern line.

The scheme would create one new stop at Battersea Power Station and another on Wandsworth Roa...


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Pop Up shops in Camden lift high street
13 May 13

Empty shops in high streets are becoming a sight all to familiar but Camden is determined that the same fate won’t befall their high street.

Camden Town Unlimited rents out empty shops free to up-and-coming independent businesses in a recession-bu...


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Olympic spirit continues in Islington
13 May 13

The Olympic spirit will carry on into 2013 with a free summer sports day it has recently been announced.

The event is set to be held on July 20 on Highbury Fields to give people of all ages an opportunity to get involved and have a go at a variety...


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Get on your bike in Fulham
13 May 13

Work has started on Boris Bike docking station in Fulham Palace Road with the first signs of the borough’s new Boris Bike stations emerging near Craven Cottage.

Construction has started on installing Fulham’s docking station near the football club...


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Hammersmith set for massive revival
13 May 13

A new report claims that the regeneration of Hammersmith will put the town in good shape to rival Westfield as a shopping, leisure and night-time destination.

Hammersmith is currently undergoing massive refurbishment projects at the Lyric Theatre ...


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Events on Clapham Common
13 May 13

Clapham Common is one of the largest open spaces in London and performs an essential role as a green lung and a place for recreation. The common has existed for over 1000 years, but the pressures on its unique character are immense.

Friends of Cla...


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Get involved in East Dulwich
13 May 13

Just moved to the area or looking to expand your interests? The East Dulwich Women’s Institute is the place to go for women from East Dulwich and the surrounding areas who all share a common interest - a love of crafts, learning new skills and, of co...


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Concert discounts for West Hampstead residents
13 May 13

Residents of West Hampstead can take advantage of a local resident discount to enjoy English Heritage Live by the Lake at Kenwood House.

After a one-year break, the English Heritage concert season will return with Live by the Lake, uniting world-c...


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METRO MOVES: BE PRIMED ON A COVETED LOCATION
25 Apr 13
In today's Metro Moves, Robert Nichols, MD commented on the market trends and current average rental prices in the Wandsworth area.

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Campaign for Real Ale comes to Dulwich
17 Apr 13

The South-East London Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale and the Dulwich Hamlet Football Club present the inaugural East Dulwich Beer and Cider Festival, which will take place at Champion Hill Stadium, on the grounds of the Football Club.

This th...


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Future not bleak for Fulham Broadway despite closures
17 Apr 13

Despite a number of shop closures, town centre bosses insist that the future is not bleak for Fulham Broadway, even though there has been the departure of two major shopping chains and uncertainty over a number of empty units.

Large stores belongi...


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Redevelopment around Hammersmith
17 Apr 13

Shops, public space and 1,500 homes are set to revitalise a former dairy site in Hammersmith.

Helical Bar and Aviva plan to build 1,150 homes on the former Dairy Crest site in Wood Lane with a public square to revitalise the area in seven phases o...


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Major investment in Camden
17 Apr 13

Camden will build 500 new council homes – the first new social housing since 1989 – as part of a £330million programme which accounts for 6% of the UK’s total infrastructure investment.

In addition, it was announced a budget promising free nursery...


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Google backs new school for Islington whizz kids
17 Apr 13

Google is backing a new school based in Islington, which will train a new generation of technology hot-shots.

The technology giant hosted an open day for a sixth-form academy, which will specialise in science, technology, engineering and maths (ST...


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Bringing the West End to Clapham
17 Apr 13

At a time when Arts funding is being slashed, there is good news for residents in Clapham. Oliver Boito and Jody Tranter were brought together over a decade ago by a community organisation that nurtured their talent: now they’re recreating that exper...


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Funding boost for Wandsworth Arts Festival 2013
16 Apr 13

The Wandsworth Arts Festival promises to be better than ever when it returns this year thanks to a £40,000 funding boost.

Arts Council England is providing the funding while Wandsworth's very own Southside Shopping Centre has agreed to be the main...


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Another Store Street opening
16 Apr 13

Good news for local workers and residents of the Bloomsbury area, Swans Dry Cleaners is due to open at 34 Store Street imminently. Now, local workers can get their dry cleaning done in their lunch hour without having to spend their weekends picking i...


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Planners approve application for 16 new homes in West Hampstead
16 Apr 13

Proposals for a new development of 16 new homes in West Hampstead has recently been approved.

The planned residential property scheme in Maygrove Road, which has been designed by architects and planning consultants Rolfe Judd Ltd, has received wid...


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EDMUND CUDE LAUNCH PROPERTY INVESTORS CLUB
10 Apr 13

From April 2017, state pension is set to decrease. The new weekly payment will be a maximum of £144 plus inflation rising to a predicted £155-160.

One viable alternative is to consider investing in residential property which delivers a reliable mo...


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Robert Nichols on Al Jazeera News
10 Apr 13

Robert Nichols, Managing Director of Edmund Cude, spoke to Al Jazeera News about Margaret Thatcher's unparalleled impact on the UK property market, in particularly with regards to home ownership. He commented that, under Thatcher the number of people...


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AL JAZEERA TV: Robert Nichols on Margaret Thatcher's impact on the UK Housing Market
10 Apr 13
Robert Nichols, Managing Director of Edmund Cude, spoke to Al Jazeera News about Margaret Thatcher's unparalleled impact on the UK property market, in particularly with regards to home ownership. He commented that, under Thatcher the number of people...

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METRO: IT'S POWER TO THE PROFESSIONAL PEOPLE
4 Mar 13
This month's Metro Moves focused on the property market in Tooting and Robert Nichols offers expert opinion on house prices and the local market.

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Fun at the Fair in Clapham
27 Feb 13

The Clapham Common Fun Fair returns this Easter with its dodgems, waltzer, carousel and white-knuckle rides.

Dating back to the 15th Century, the funfair folk used to entertain soldiers training on the common. In order to continue the tradition, f...


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Twitter saves the day for West Hampstead post office
26 Feb 13

The West End Lane post office branch faces possible closure within the next six to eight months, but it may have found a saviour in St James’s Church, in nearby Sheriff Road, which has applied to run the service from its chapel.

The ‘on trend’ chu...


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Northern line extension to Battersea
26 Feb 13

Wandsworth Council are planning to fund the Northern Line extension using surrounding business rates revenue to fund the extension to Battersea.

It is the first time this scheme has been used in England, which could set a new model for financing f...


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New train plans for Islington could give business a big boost
26 Feb 13

Proposals for a new train link running under Islington and Hackney have been backed by Network Rail, which will provide better links between London’s north and south.

London First’s Crossrail taskforce, chaired by former transport secretary Lord A...


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Ice cream parlour to replace Fulham Broadway toilets
26 Feb 13

A dilapidated toilet building in Fulham is set to receive a sweet makeover thanks to ice-cream aficionado Luciano Lo Dico who has purchased the site.

The Italian businessman picked up the Walham Green toilets in Vanston Place, by North End Road, f...


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Hammersmith to create over 1,000 free nursery places
26 Feb 13

Hammersmith and Fulham Council is going to create 1,100 new free nursery places across the borough after the cabinet agreed to use £2.8million in government funding to create the space in existing children’s centres, independent nurseries and by usin...


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Objections over proposed sale of Inglewood Road
5 Feb 13

A recent consultation from Camden resulted in the proposal to sell off small sites in order to raise capital. One of these was behind West Hampstead library on Inglewood Road.

According to the West Hampstead Life, three-quarters of people who comm...


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New opening on Store Street
5 Feb 13

Store Street is Bloomsbury’s iconic high street, with new shops and restaurants opening and others expanding. The area has undergone regeneration and is fast becoming a favourite local hub amongst students, residents and the local working community.

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Masterplan for Battersea estate improvement
5 Feb 13

The council is looking to residents in and around two Battersea estates to help create a masterplan for their area looking at a long-term vision for future improvement work.

The masterplan is part of Wandsworth Council's regeneration project for t...


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Philosopher launches Free School plans for Borough of Camden
5 Feb 13

Following on from the success of the £18,000-a-year university in Bloomsbury, philosopher AC Grayling has asked the government for permission to set up a free school for secondary-age students in Camden.

In his role of master of the New College of...


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Clear warning for litter louts
5 Feb 13

Litter louts have been urged to stop dumping household waste on Regent’s Canal as Angel Islington and Broadway Market near London Fields in Hackney have been singled out as notorious hot spots for people dumping their household rubbish on the Regent’


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New eatery for Fulham
5 Feb 13

Hungry shoppers got a tantalising glimpse of what’s to come with a giant poster that heralds the arrival of a gourmet burger store in Fulham.

Burger chain Byron is opening a branch in Fulham and a giant poster advertising its arrival has been put ...


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Hammersmith schools to receive injection of cash
5 Feb 13

The council has recently announced £33million of investment in education with 18 primary and secondary schools in Hammersmith and Fulham receiving windfalls varying from £40,000 for refurbishment, to more than £4m to take in more students.

The inv...


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Clapham Fire Station faces threat of closure
5 Feb 13

Under London Fire Brigade plans, Clapham Fire Station is in danger of closure after the revelations that they need to make £28.8m savings.

A total of 12 fire stations across the capital have been earmarked for closure in the Draft Fifth London Saf...


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What's on in Dulwich
5 Feb 13

Parkrun

Get fit, enjoy the fresh air and take in the views every Saturday at 9am at the Dulwich Parkrun. It’s a 5km run, you against the clock, so dig out those trainers and see what time you do.

The run is free but you need to register before ...


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First Edmund Cude employee to become a FARLA
16 Jan 13

We are proud to announce that one of Edmund Cude's longest standing employees, Monika Giedyk, Head of Paralegal, has recently become a Fellow of the Association of Residential Lettings Agents (FARLA) after passing all the necessary exams.

She is the ...


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Theatre fans in for a real treat in Bloomsbury
16 Jan 13

The Bloomsbury Theatre is a spacious and welcoming theatre close to London's West End owned by University College London (UCL). On Fri 8th February at 7.30pm, the theatre will mark UCL Diversity Month and LGBT History Month with a special performance...


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Pop-up clinics in Battersea to help quit smoking
16 Jan 13

It’s that time of year again when we say out with the old and in with the new and for many people that includes a plan to get fit and healthy.

Smokers living in Battersea who have made a new year's resolution to quit can get a little extra help at...


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Camden to tackle housing shortage with tough measures
16 Jan 13

Owners of empty and second homes in Camden will be hit with higher council tax rates to bring more than 6,700 vacant properties back into use and raise almost £2million.

Camden Council will levy a 150 per cent tax on owners of homes that have sat empt...


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New parking bays to give business a boost in Fulham
16 Jan 13

With many high streets feeling the effects of the downturn, traders in Fulham High Street have welcomed the decision to install parking bays because they say it will improve business.

Hammersmith and Fulham Council has set aside £750,000 to ease conge...


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New boutique hotel for Hammersmith
16 Jan 13

A former school building is to become a new boutique hotel in Hammersmith. The historic Hammersmith building, Highmaster’s House, in Hammersmith Road, has been empty for many years and was part of the former St Paul’s School which moved to Barnes in ...


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Wi-fi upgrade on tube in Clapham
16 Jan 13

Busy commuters will be delighted to learn that free Wi-Fi has been rolled out to tube stations across south London, including Clapham. The service, which was originally unveiled for the Olympics, has been extended along the Northern Line from Cla...


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Balham town centre set for complete makeover
16 Jan 13

Thanks to a transport grant, Balham town centre is to be given £350,000 for street and transport improvements, including improvements to Bedford Hill and Hildreth Street.

Wandsworth is set to receive a £3.8m transport grant from the Mayor of London's ...


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A very vintage Sunday in Dulwich
16 Jan 13

Lovers of all things vintage are in for a treat at The East Dulwich Tavern. On February 3, 12-5pm come and kick off February with a vintage twist with an afternoon of vintage shopping and crafts upstairs at the East Dulwich Tavern.

Expect vintage clo...


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Islington home to UK's first atheist church
16 Jan 13

The first atheist church in the country is planned to open in Islington during January by stand up comedians Sanderson Jones and Pippa Evans.

The idea is to bring together a congregation in the Nave in St Paul’s Road, Canonbury for services – with wed...


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West Hampstead Film Club
15 Jan 13

What better way to start the New Year than with a good film or two and with Oscar season upon us, there are some good ones to choose from. West Hampstead Life has reported that a plan is in place for the first monthly NW6 Film Club event.

The website...


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LETTING AGENT TODAY: AGENT WARNS COUNCILS OFF GOING DOWN BLANKET LICENSING ROUTE
10 Jan 13
Letting Agent Today published an online article today regarding Newham's proposed landlord licensing scheme and the consequences it may have on landlords in the borough. Robert Nichols believes the scheme is flawed and could be a "bureaucratic nightm...

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BBC NEWS REPORTS ON NEWHAM'S LANDLORD LICENSING SCHEME
3 Jan 13
On New Years Day, BBC News issued a report on Newham Council's new scheme to tackle rogue landlords in the borough. Newham is becoming the first local authority to make landlord registration compulsory. Robert Nichols, MD of Edmund Cude, believes New...

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BBC NEWS REPORTS ON NEWHAM'S NEW LANDLORD LICENSING SCHEME
3 Jan 13

On New Years Day, BBC News issued a report on Newham Council's new scheme to tackle rogue landlords in the borough. Newham is becoming the first local authority to make landlord registration compulsory. Owners of private-rented homes will now have to...


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West Hampstead Community Centre hosts new class
14 Dec 12

The Community Association for West Hampstead is a community led organisation set up to improve the quality of life of everyone living in the West Hampstead area. 

The West Hampstead Community Centre is a fabulous hub for the community to ...


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A very Dickensian Christmas
14 Dec 12

This festive season, visitors to the Dickens Museum in Bloomsbury are invited to take a step back in time and celebrate a Very Dickensian Christmas.

The Museum has recently enjoyed a refurbishment and the house is filled with festive greene...


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Walk of fame in Camden
14 Dec 12

In much the same way as they do in Hollywood, the world’s most important, influential and downright brilliant musicians are going to be honoured with Walk Of Fame discs cut into the pavement in Camden Town.

Organisers believe it will encour...


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Ironmonger Row baths revamp complete
14 Dec 12

The multi-million pound revamp of an iconic and much-loved Turkish baths and swimming pool in Islington is finally complete.
Ironmonger Row Baths has had a dramatic overhaul that cost £16.5million and took 30 months to complete.

The agei...


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Plans for Battersea and Fulham bridge submitted
14 Dec 12
Plans for a new pedestrian and cycling bridge to link Fulham and Battersea have been submitted, and if approved, it will be the first new crossing over the Thames since the Millennium Bridge opened in 2000.

The 'delicate white steel' arched br...

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Toby Young's West London Free School to open Primary School
14 Dec 12

The West London Free School is an English free school for girls and boys aged 11 to 18. It was co-founded by Toby Young, a British journalist and the author of How to Lose Friends and Alienate People.

It is located in Hammersmith in Eest Lo...


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Extension of Overground to connect Clapham Junction with Surrey Quays
14 Dec 12

A new train line connecting the borough with Canary Wharf and the city is set to open.

The extension of the Overground line, first opened five years ago, provides an orbital route connecting Clapham Junction directly with Surrey Quays.Train...


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Ice skating comes to Balham
14 Dec 12

Balham will mark its Christmas celebrations by offering visitors free skating on a specially built ice rink in the town centre.
The free ice rink sponsored by Network Rail will be held in the Balham Community Space, Bedford Hill (next to Sainsb...


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Family musical fun
14 Dec 12

The Michael Croft Theatre at Alleyn's School is hosting a special event for all families in the local area, giving the opportunity for young children to hear other youngsters performing.

On Sunday 27th January at 10.30am? the Piano School F...


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Battersea Power Station revamp in 2013
14 Dec 12
Construction work on the £8bn revamp of Battersea Power Station will begin by mid 2013, the new owners have said.
The Malaysian consortium which bought the 39-acre site in south-west London in July for £400m plans to build 3,500 homes, offices, sh...

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Balham residents urged to take more care with recycling
14 Nov 12

People who put the wrong things in their orange recycling bags or orange-lidded recycling banks could soon cost council tax payers in the Balham area almost £400,000 a year.

From October, the council have had to pay twice for any 'contaminated' re...


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New shop opening
14 Nov 12

Captured on the Rye is a new shop in East Dulwich at 85 Pellatt Road, which features work produced by Lou Smith, a multimedia artist, living and working in South London for more than 25 years. 

Lou produces all his prints by hand from his Peckham...


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BBC Radio London 94.9: Robert Nichols speaks to Vanessa Feltz about why Dulwich is the new "Nappy Valley"
13 Nov 12

Following on from the article in Wednesday's Evening Standard about Dulwich at the centre of London's rental boom, Robert Nichols spoke to Vanessa Feltz live on BBC Radio London on Thursday about the allure of Dulwich and the reasons behind this s...


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Thousands needed to restore Kenwood Dairy
13 Nov 12

More than £40,000 is needed to restore the 18th century Kenwood Dairy, which is perched on a hill on the Kenwood Estate. Built by the 2nd Earl and Countess of Mansfield, the little-known dairy provided Kenwood House with high quality milk, cream, b...


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Camden schools get boost from nurses
13 Nov 12

In a bid to tackle health inequalities, the number of school nurses in Camden is set to double over the next three years. As part of Camden Council’s health and wellbeing strategy the number will rise from 13 to 26.

The new service is likely to of...


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Battersea Arts Centre awarded £2.5m from lottery fund
13 Nov 12

Battersea Arts Centre has been awarded a £2.5m grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) with the money being used to finance the preservation of the much-loved Victorian building and to create a digital and physical archive of its history on site.

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Slumber party at the British Museum
13 Nov 12

How about this for a sleepover with a difference? The British Museum is offering children and their parents a fantastic opportunity to discover the Museum at night.

On December 1st young explorers and their adult will get a chance to discover mor...


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Islington market plans announced
13 Nov 12

Islington’s markets are set for an overhaul with exciting new renovations announced. There are plans for street trading in a cobbled stretch of Islington High Street and Camden Passage between 8.30am and 4pm on Sundays as well as a new weekly marke...


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Fulham residents now able to access 21 London libraries
13 Nov 12

A new card has been launched which will give book lovers the chance to use libraries across west London.

Residents living in Hammersmith and Fulham, Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea can use the One Library Card to access more than one millio...


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Hammersmith encourages pupils to take up an instrument
13 Nov 12

A £1.3 million music project designed to ensure every pupil in three London boroughs has the chance sing and learn an instrument has been launched.

The Royal Albert Hall, Royal College of Music, Aurora Orchestra, and Kensington and Chelsea, Westmi...


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Nativity run in Clapham
13 Nov 12

If you are already thinking about the mountains of mince pies you will be eating in the run up to Christmas, it may be worth thinking about how you can shift a few pounds but without leaving behind the Yuletide spirit.

Why not embrace the Christm...


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EVENING STANDARD: YUMMY MUMMIES MOVE EAST TO DULWICH AS HIGH RENTS SPARK CLAPHAM EXODUS
5 Nov 12
In the Evening Standard today, Robert Nichols, Director at Edmund Cude, comments on how Dulwich is seeing hundreds of families movie east turning the area into a new “nappy valley” as Clapham rents soar.

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HQ Grand Opening Party
24 Oct 12

After a few months of extensive refurbishment work, Edmund Cude and Bushells have long last settled into their new home at Grand Union House, Camden. The new 5000 square foot hub will centralise the back office functions making logistics and operat...


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Hammersmith A&E closure slammed by independent report
22 Oct 12

Plans to shut accident emergency departments in Hammersmith and Fulham have been critised in an independent review.

The report, commissioned by H&F Council and carried out by former NHS chief executive Timothy Rideout, is a major boost to campaign...


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Parkour relocates to Clapham Junction
22 Oct 12

Taking a stroll through Clapham is set to become a lot more interesting now that the parkour class has relocated to the borough.

People jumping off walls and climbing over fences is just part of the course with Parkour, or free running, which invo...


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The Bigger Picture in Dulwich
22 Oct 12

The Bigger Picture, Dulwich's great new film club at the East Dulwich Tavern has recently opened.

A film is shown at 8pm on the third Thursday of every month (and the occasional children's film on a Saturday afternoon), upstairs at the EDT.  It is...


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Free performing arts fun for children in West Hampstead
18 Oct 12

Samir Kahn who has danced with Frameus dance company and performed on the television show 'Got to Dance' is coming to Razzamataz Hampstead.

Samir has performed in the touring company of We Will Rock You as well as dancing in the closing ceremony o...


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Bloomsbury residents express concern over hotel application
18 Oct 12

Bloomsbury residents are concerned about a planning application, which has been submitted to Camden Council for a new hotel in a deep basement underneath an existing hotel on Tottenham Court Road, according to the Fitzrovia News.

A planning applic...


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Hunt is on for talented Battersea youth
18 Oct 12

The hunt is on to find stars of the future following the launch of the Wandsworth Young Performer 2012 competition.

Any young person with a passion for performance, music or the arts is being encouraged to audition for this year's contest.

The ...


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Expansion plans for Hawley Infant School
18 Oct 12

Camden Council has asked for feedback on proposals for a 100-year-old infant school to treble in size and admit older children aged seven to 11.

Hawley Infants School is currently based in Buck Street, Camden Town and is one of the few schools in ...


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Free support for small Islington businesses
18 Oct 12

Local businesses are being offered a chance to take advantage of the pot of money from The City of London Corporation, to kick start them to break into the £13 billion City supply chain market.

Small businesses in Islington can receive free suppor...


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Money need to ring the historic bell in Fulham
18 Oct 12

A church needs to raise almost half a million pounds to restore a historic church bell tower in Fulham.

All Saints church needs £471,000 to fix its medieval tower and bells and is now calling on local children to help get stuck into the campaign.

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Vintage Shopping in Balham
10 Oct 12

If you want a change from the usual high street offerings and are looking for something unique, try The Vintage Event on Sunday 14th October from 12 to 6pm, which features 40 designers and makers, traders of vintage fashion, antique furniture and o...


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EVENING STANDARD: CAPITAL'S LANDLORDS FIND RICH PICKINGS IN HACKNEY
8 Oct 12
Following on from our recent Landlord Seminar in association with NLA, the Evening Standard covered one of our presentations on hotspots in London. We looked at yields and capital growth over the last year and found the best places to invest.

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Rentman: London agent warns of ramifications of Newham licensing
25 Sep 12
Rentman published a recent online article that considered the effects the proposed licensing of private landlords will have on the private rental sector. Robert Nichols, Director of Edmund Cude, comments on the flaws of the proposal and the negative ...

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Lettings Agent Today: London agent warns of ramifications of Newham licensing
25 Sep 12
Lettings Agent Today published an online article about the London borough of Newham's proposed scheme to introduce licensing regulations for private landlords. Robert Nichols, Director of Edmund Cude, comments on the effects this may have on the sect...

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Buytolet Landlord: London landlords benefit more by renting during the summer months
25 Sep 12
Robert Nichols, Director of Edmund Cude, one of London's oldest lettings agencies, comments on how landlords can achieve up to 11% more rent if they begin their tenancies during the summer months, rather than during December and January.

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Bloomsbury Festival dates announced
17 Sep 12

The Bloomsbury Festival 2012 will take place on the weekend of the 20th October, celebrating the cultural organisations, community groups, creative individuals and iconic institutions of this little-known corner of central London.

From dance to dr...


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Battersea Park retains Green Flag award
17 Sep 12

Battersea Park has again been confirmed as one of the best green open spaces in the country after successfully retaining its coveted Green Flag award.

According to the Green Flag website: "Battersea Park is the jewel in the crown of London's parks...


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Hidden treasures in Camden
17 Sep 12

A public toilet, brambles and lamposts are among surprising choices on Camden lists of hidden treasures, a new report by the Ham&High reveals.

What’s more, these unlikely hidden treasures in Camden are what residents would like to see better prot...


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Text services report bad air days in Islington
17 Sep 12

Hayfever sufferers and anyone suffering from respiratory problems will be able to breath a little easier in Islington from now on thanks to the use of new technology.

A mobile phone app is offering free pollution forecasts, which will alert users...


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Fulham to host exciting cycling event
17 Sep 12

Fulham is set to play a starring role in the cycling equivalent of the London Marathon next year, with the borough hosting the largest charity fundraising cycle ride in the world, RideLondon on August 4, 2013.

More than 20,000 amateur cyclists are...


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Sports stars come out to support Hammersmith hospital
17 Sep 12

QPR FC are the latest Premier League side to support the campaign to save the A&E department at Hammersmith Hospital, in Du Cane Road.

The facility is earmarked for closure by NHS North West London as part of a radical shake-up of services announc...


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Fresh new look for Clapham Junction
17 Sep 12

The first stage of Clapham Junction’s big street improvement project is now complete, making the junction look more attractive and pedestrian friendly.

The St Johns Hill and Lavender Hill junction has now been remodelled with the pavements being ...


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Balham extension to Gatwick Airport rail services called for
17 Sep 12

Wandsworth councillors are calling for rail services between central London and Gatwick Airport to stop at Balham Station, which would enable passengers to avoid heavy congestion at Victoria, Clapham Junction and London Bridge.

The extension would...


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M & S and Tesco move in
17 Sep 12

There are strong rumours that both M&S and Tesco are to move into Dulwich. M&S will allegedly be taking over the Iceland store and probably selling food; Tesco the garden centre next to East Dulwich station.

Both new shops will be on Lordship Lan...


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Farmer's market looking likely for West Hampstead
17 Aug 12

According to a report in the West Hampstead Life, there are positive signs that a new farmer’s market will open by the new Thameslink station.

Although local residents have always been keen to have a food market selling good quality produce, it s...


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Bloomsbury gears up for street party
17 Aug 12

Marchmont Association in?Bloomsbury has been organising the very popular Marchmont Street Party since 2006 and this year plans are underway for an event on 15th September 2012, a week after the closing ceremony of the Paralympic Games.

The Mar...


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Battersea helps reduce strays on the street
17 Aug 12

Battersea has teamed up with Lambeth Council to offer a series of free microchipping and tag engraving events to encourage responsible ownership of dogs and ensure they are easily identifiable should they be lost or stolen.

Although the events...


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Singing to show support for community library
17 Aug 12

As the Primrose Hill Community Library moves towards its £1.2 million fundraising target, plans are afoot for the official launch scheduled for the autumn.

Run by a group of volunteers who came together to save the much loved local library when it...


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Helping hand for families in Islington
17 Aug 12

Families in Islington have a new 'one-stop shop' support service to access help that specifically meets their needs.

Families First is aimed at families with children aged 5-18 and is run in partnership between Islington Council and charity Fa...


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EDMUND CUDE ACQUIRES BUSHELLS
16 Aug 12

London’s oldest lettings agency, Edmund Cude has completed the acquisition of London-based agent, Bushells.

The deal sees Edmund Cude take all of Bushells’ existing branches, bringing their total number of offices to 11 and consolidating their rea...


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THE NEGOTIATOR: BUSHELLS ACQUIRED BY EDMUND CUDE
15 Aug 12
This month's edition of The Negotiator covered Edmund Cude's recent acquisition of Bushells.

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The EHP: Opinion: A Rogue Policy
13 Aug 12
Robert Nichols comments on how Newham council's licensing scheme for landlords may hinder rather than help.

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Estates Gazette: EDMUND CUDE ACQUIRES BUSHELLS
1 Aug 12
Estates Gazette reports on Edmund Cude's acquisition of Bushells during the last week of July. This acquisition was the second in three months for Edmund Cude.

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Guardian: A rogue policy. Newham's licensing scheme will damage private rent
23 Jul 12
The announcement last month that Newham council will introduce the first borough-wide licensing scheme for private landlords was met - quite rightly - with mixed reactions from lettings staff. The issue of rogue landlords is not a new phenomenon and ...

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Property Investor Today: Licensing Law could have negative impact on the PRS
16 Jul 12
The decision by Newham Council to licence all private landlords could damage London's private rental sector should other authorities look to adopt similar initiatives, according to London-based lettings agency, Edmund Cude.

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Learn to live a sustainable life in West Hampstead
5 Jul 12

Making the most of our natural resources and finding local solutions to global problems is what Transition Town West Hampstead is all about.

The recent launch of the organisation not only aims to help residents live in a 'greener' way but als...


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Bloomsbury Art Fair comes to town
5 Jul 12

Having attracted over 3,000 visitors and raised over £60,000 for charity at its debut, the Bloomsbury Art Fair is planning another extravaganza to appeal to first time buyers or serious art collectors.

The second Bloomsbury Art Fair runs from 6 ...


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Battersea Power Station gets new owners
5 Jul 12

Malaysian property developer SP Setia and the property arm of plantations group Sime Darby saw off 15 other bidders with a higher-than-expected £400 million offer for Battersea Power Station.

As part of the bid, the partners said that they wil...


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Landmark pub saved from closure
5 Jul 12

The famous Black Cap pub in Camden Town has been saved from redevelopment by local residents and famous faces alike.

Owners Faucet Inn had applied for planning permission to convert the upper floors of the popular High Street pub into three flat...


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Big dance in Islington
5 Jul 12

Sadler's Wells in Islington is to lead the Big Dance, a biennial dance festival featuring nine days of dance in unusual spaces throughout London.

Islington residents should watch out for dance happening anywhere from shops, parks, galleries, sh...


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THE TIMES: LETTINGS AGENCY OF THE YEAR 2012
29 Jun 12
A photo of Edmund Cude's recent success at the Lettings Agency of the Year awards was published in today's edition of Bricks & Mortar in The Times. Robert Nichols, Director of Edmund Cude, is pictured with Sir Matthew Pinsent and Glyn Trott, Director...

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Total Landlord Insurance: Summer tenancies mean higher rents for London landlords
28 Jun 12
Rents across the UK have been rising for some time with landlords in London have enjoyed bigger rises than most and it seems they could stretch their profits even further by entering new tenancy agreements during the summer months. According to Edmun...

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Rental Trader: Landlords beware of Olympic lets
28 Jun 12
According to the media, homeowners could be charging astronomical rents to tourists during the Olympics this summer, but the majority of Londoners keen to cash in on late demand are likely to be disappointed. Edmund Cude, London letting specialist s...

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PROPERTY WIRE: NEW TENANTS IN LATE SUMMER MEANS HIGHER RENTS
27 Jun 12
In the June edition of Property Wire, Edmund Cude commented on the seasonality of lettings and how landlords can achieve higher rents by letting their properties out late summer. "An 11% higher rent should not be ignored by the capital's landlords. B...

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PROPERTY DRUM: EDMUND CUDE ACQUIRES WEST END AGENCY
27 Jun 12
In the June edition of Property Drum, there was coverage of Edmund Cude's recent acquisition of Coutts de Lisle. The acquisition is the second in two years for Edmund Cude who bought West End Estates in West Hampstead in May 2010. Robert Nichols, Dir...

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ARLA: Summer Rentals go for 11% more.
27 Jun 12
London properties rented out in August and September go for 11% more than the same property would have achieved in December, according to Edmund Cude, London's oldest lettings agency.

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Residential Landlord: London properties go for more in August
27 Jun 12
London properties rented out in August and September go for 11 percent more than the same property would have achieved in December, according to Edmund Cude, London's oldest lettings agency.

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Property Reporter: Summer Rentals go for 11% more
27 Jun 12
London properties rented out in August and September go for 11% more than the same property would have achieved in December, according to Edmund Cude, London's oldest lettings agency. London landlords can benefit from significantly higher rents if th...

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Mortgages for Businesses: Buy to let investors can earn more from London properties in summer
26 Jun 12
Landlords and buy to let mortgage holders in London are being urged to try and let their properties during the summer months, as this can lead to higher rental yields.

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Stride: Landlords in London can get better rents in the summer
22 Jun 12
Landlords in London might want to think carefully about when they get tenants to sign rental agreements, as different times of year can yield more money. According to research carried out by Edmund Cude, properties in the capital that are rented out...

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IBT: New tenants in late summer means higher rents, London landlords are told.
22 Jun 12
London properties rented out in August and September go for 11% more than the same property would have achieved in December, according to Edmund Cude, London's oldest lettings agency. London landlords can benefit from significantly higher rents if th...

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Readers Diges: Making money is always difficult
30 May 12
Londoner's keen to cash in on late demand from the Olympic tourists are likely to be disappointed, according to Edmund Cude, London's oldest lettings specialist. An incredible 350,000 visitors are expected to visit London every day during the Games,...

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Property Drum: Fact or fiction - London's Olympic rental dream
30 May 12
Many Londoners have had their hopes raised by letting agents offering unrealistic rent levels. Although with 350,000 visitors per day expected in London during the Games, many homeowners are considering a last minute escape with the chance to cash-in...

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ARLA: London 2012 - The Big Fat Olympic Rental Myth
30 May 12
The majority of Londoners keen to cash in on late demand for the Olympics this summer are likely to remain disappointed, according to Edmund Cude, London's oldest lettings specialist and ARLA member. Many Londoners have had their hopes raised by l...

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EDMUND CUDE WINS BEST PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AGENCY 2012
28 May 12

Edmund Cude was awarded Gold Medal for Best Property Management Agency 2012 in UK, Best Property Management Agency for 500-1000 properties and Bronze Medal for Best Training and Development at The Lettings Agency of the Year Awards 2012 in associat...


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City A.M: Property News In Brief
25 May 12
Olympic short term lets market is over-hyped. Landlords hoping to get rich quick on the back of the short-term letting demand from the Olympics look set to be disappointed, according to London Letting Specialist Edmund Cude. The firm says a relativ...

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EDMUND CUDE ACQUIRES WEST LONDON AGENCY
24 May 12

London's oldest lettings agency, Edmund Cude has consolidated its reach across central London following the acquisition of Coutts de Lisle, a lettings and management agency based in Earls Court.

The acquisition is the second in two years for Edm...


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Expansion for London's Oldest Letting Agent
24 May 12
LettingAgentToday published an article about Edmund Cude's latest acquisition of Coutts de Lisle, a lettings and management agency based in Earls Court. Edmund Cude now has 6 offices across London.

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RECORD HIGH DEMAND FROM ULU STUDENTS
9 May 12

Every year, Edmund Cude attends the annual University of London Union Housing Fair to give advice to local students on renting a property in the Bloomsbury area. This year, thousands of students attended and the Edmund Cude team registered over ...

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Historic Hampstead tollgate house looks set for new lease of life
2 May 12

The historic tollgate house in Hampstead may have been given a lifeline thanks to a private business that is considering a takeover bid.

For years a question mark has hung over the future of one of the last 18th Century brick houses marking the b...


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Community Centre to open its doors in Fitzrovia
2 May 12

After nearly fifteen years, the Fitzrovia Community Centre (FCC) is ready to open its doors to the community and will aspire to contribute to the well-being and social good of the area.

The FCC will be part of an extended family of stewards, c...


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Battersea gets huge injection of cash for regeneration
2 May 12

Battersea residents have been given £1million in funding to improve their area and construct new community facilities from the Big Lottery Foundation. 

Local people will decide exactly how the money should be spent, but there are likely to be...


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New homes for Camden residents displaced by HS2 route
2 May 12

The Government has revealed plans to buy a hospital site to build new homes for Camden families displaced by HS2 route.

The National Temperance Hospital will be bought by the government and demolished to rehouse Camden families whose homes are...


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Islington celebrates housing award win
2 May 12

Islington council has won a housing award for its work with private landlords and agents, winning the 'Best Local Authority Landlord Services' award at the UK Landlord Accreditation Partnership Awards.

In recognition of the lengths the council goe...


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Community Garden Oasis Saved in Bloomsbury
25 Apr 12

A controversial scheme to revamp an Old Dairy for affordable housing in Bloomsbury has been rejected over concerns that it could ruin a community garden oasis.

The plans for a site in Wakefield Street were submitted by WX Investments to demol...


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New End Theatre Becomes Hampstead Village's First Ever Synagogue
25 Apr 12

A new synagogue has opened in Hampstead in what was previously the New End Theatre.

Called The Village Shul in New End, the old playhouse has been gutted with the theatre seats removed and replaced with a plush boutique prayer house - complete...


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New Commuter Service Launches for Battersea Residents
25 Apr 12

A new riverbus pier given has been given the green light for a vital commuter service after planning permission was granted for a new landing pier between Wandsworth and Battersea railway bridges.The newly-approved development at Plantation Wharf...


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People's Supermarket in Camden needs a lifeline
25 Apr 12

The Capital's first People's Supermarket based in Camden is in danger of being closed as it struggles to pay business rates.  The supermarket is the first of its kind in London and is run by volunteers to offer fresh, locally sourced produce at ...


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New restaurants add to Islington's appeal
25 Apr 12

Food lovers are in for a real treat as two new restaurants launch in Islington. A popular pop-up seafood and game restaurant returns on a permanent basis in Chapel Market. Seagrass, based at M Manzes Pie and Mash Shop picks up where Bonnie and W...


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PROPERTY DRUM: AVOIDING THE VOID
13 Mar 12
In the latest edition of Property Drum, Robert Nichols explains how employing a good lettings agent is invaluable for minimising rental voids and maximising returns. The article advises landlords on how to take advantage of high tenant demand and giv...

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A FEW PLACES LEFT FOR OUR CAMDEN SEMINAR - BOOK NOW!
13 Mar 12

Edmund Cude will be hosting the second in our series of evening forums targeted at local landlords this Thursday 15th March at The Oxford pub in Camden.

Our first in the series, held in West Hampstead, was a huge success and we received great fe...


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PROPERTY WIRE: TENANTS RESIST RENT INCREASES AS GROWTH SLOWS
7 Mar 12
The latest RICS Residential Lettings Survey published today records that UK rental prices increased at a slower rate in the early part of the year as tenants begin to resist the sharp rises in rent levels seen in recent quarters. Robert Nichols comme...

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EVENING STANDARD: BRENT PAYS LANDLORDS THE HIGHEST RETURNS
2 Mar 12
In the Business pages of today's Evening Standard, Edmund Cude's Finance Director Neil Nichols talks about the variation in rental yields and returns across London boroughs. Neil explains how Brent has enjoyed growth in prices and rental yields since...

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PROPERY INVESTOR MAGAZINE: When Extrapolating a Curve
1 Mar 12
The latest edition of the Property Investor Magazine covered the most recent in our series of Landlord Seminars in association with the NLA. The presentations highlighted in the article were the two given by EC Directors Robert and Neil Nichols about...

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6TH SEMINAR SELL OUT
1 Feb 12
Last Thursday 26th January, we held the sixth seminar in our Landlord Seminar series at the Institute of Directors. The evening began with a presentation by a member of the Green Deal Demand Team from the Department for Environment and Climate Change...

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PROPERTY DRUM: EDMUND CUDE'S OLYMPIC SEMINAR
1 Feb 12
This month's Property Drum featured an article about Edmund Cude's popular seminar series. The first seminar of 2012 was held last Thursday 26th January at the Institute of Directors and was a complete sell out with just under 150 attendees. The topi...

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PROPERTY REVIEW SOUTH: ASK THE EXPERT
30 Jan 12
In the first edition of Property Review South this year, Edmund Cude comments on rental trend predictions for 2012. Demand and prices will continue to increase in South West London and the redevelopment plans for Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station...

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BRANCHING OUT: HOW SOME AGENCIES HAVE MANAGED TO EXPAND DURING THE RECESSION
21 Dec 11
Andrea Kirkby comments on how some agents have found recent years a good time to expand by acquisition. Robert Nichols explains how Edmund Cude has gone about sourcing finance to fund their acquisitions and the opportunities available to smaller comp...

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CALLING ALL WEST HAMPSTEAD LANDLORDS
9 Dec 11

Following on from the repeated success of our seminars, held in association with the NLA, we are delighted to announce that we will now be hosting local evening forums targeted at landlords and property investors.

Our first in the series will be ...


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Edmund Cude's TV Debut
16 Nov 11

Alex Vinter, Commercial Director, recently appeared in the BBC1 television series, Homes under the Hammer, as a guest Lettings Agent. Each episode of the show follows properties which were bought at auction, often ones that require significant refu...


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LETTING AGENTS - TO USE OR NOT TO USE THEM?
16 Nov 11

On Monday 7th November, Alex Vinter, Edmund Cude's Commercial Director joined other NLA representatives to speak about topical issues at the NLA East London Redbridge meeting.   

The evening began with a news update from Richard Blanco which inclu...


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Metro Moves: Market Value of a Gritty Original
4 Nov 11
This week's Metro Moves featured Camden. Robert Nichols comments on what we are seeing in the current rental market in the area.

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LANDLORD TODAY: ALEX VINTER'S BLOG
19 Oct 11
Alex Vinter offers his top tips for landlords looking to avoid disputes when it comes to tenancy deposits.

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BREWS, BOATS AND BANTER
18 Oct 11

Last Friday evening, the Edmund Cude team gathered at St Pancras International to board the Eurostar for our annual company trip. The chosen destination this year was Bruges, Europe's capital of beer and chocolate. It was a fantastic trip with fun ...


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Metro Moves: How the west was won by Twitter
29 Sep 11
This month, Metro Moves focused on West Hampstead, and as a property owner and expert in the lettings market of the area, Robert Nichols commented on the types of tenants you can expect to find.

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Rebrand of West Hampstead Office
22 Sep 11

This week, we saw the final part of the rebranding transition from the West End Estates brand to Edmund Cude. It has been just over a year since West End Estates became part of Edmund Cude and by now, most of our landlords and tenants will be aware...


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The Negotiator: Cowboy banishment requires authority intervention
20 Sep 11
A short piece about landlord legislation. Robert Nichols comments that tenants can take precautions to satisfy themselves the landlord has the right standards for them.

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Edmund Cude's Fifth Seminar - "Strategy, Finance and Planning for the Future"
12 Sep 11

Last Thursday 8th September, Edmund Cude sponsored its fifth seminar in the series, in association with the National Landlords Assocation, at the Institute of Directors, Pall Mall.

The evening began with a presentation by Richard Blanco about Lan...


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Edmund Cude offers expert advice for students moving to London
18 Aug 11

With record high food prices, rents steadily going up, and economic uncertainty set to continue well past Fresher's Week, students who get the grades and move to London to start university will be in for a shock unless they prepare properly.

Edmu...


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Walletpop.co.uk: Advice for students moving to London
16 Aug 11
Edmund Cude recently wrote an article giving advice to students who are worried about moving to London at a time of record high rents and food prices.

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Letting Agent Today: Alex Vinter's Blog
11 Aug 11

Alex Vinter recently wrote a blog in Letting Agent Today about soaring rents, the growing number of tenants and his predictions for the letting market.

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Metro Moves: Focus on Battersea
11 Aug 11
This week, Metro Moves ran an exclusive on Battersea and Robert Nichols commented on the rental market in the area.

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The Negotiator: "The Unforgiven" - How to stop cowboy landlords
4 Aug 11
Edmund Cude gave advice on how to pick out rogue landlords in a recent feature in July's issue of The Negotiator Magazine.

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The Times Online - "To Rent or To Buy" Feature
4 Aug 11
Times features writer and serial renter Ed Smith recently debated the financial and personal benefits of owning your house with Property Editor Anne Ashworth.

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The Times: Bricks & Mortar - How to secure the sought-after rental
3 Aug 11
Alex Vinter, Commercial Director, was recently quoted in Bricks & Mortar, the property supplement of The Times. He advised tenants that having a deposit, paperwork and references at the ready will help to secure a rental property quicker.

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Metro Moves: Where luxury comes as standard
3 Aug 11
The property supplement of The Metro recently ran an exclusive on the lettings market in Hampstead. Robert Nichols commented on the rental prices in the area.

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EDMUND CUDE ON THE HUNT FOR THE CLASS OF 2011: DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?
28 Jul 11

Edmund Cude, the London residential lettings specialist, is on the hunt for six graduates for its 2011 Graduate Programme.

The scheme itself incorporates intensive training, a top-quartile pay package and attractive promotion prospects within the ...


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A BIG WELCOME TO ALL NEW STAFF AND INTERNS
26 Jul 11

As the busy summer period gets well underway, ECB celebrates the 4th year of its Summer Internship Programme. Every year, we offer a number of well-paid summer internships to penultimate year undergraduate students. This year, due to recent growth,...


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EDMUND CUDE CLAIMS TWO AWARDS AT LETTING AGENCY OF THE YEAR 2011
8 Jun 11

Edmund Cude, the London lettings specialist, has claimed two awards at the prestigious Lettings Agency of the Year Awards 2011. They won the Gold Medal for the Training and Development Award and the Silver Medal for the Best Medium Lettings Agency ...


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BRANDING CHANGES AT EDMUND CUDE
1 Apr 11
Over the next month, landlords might begin to notice some changes in the marketing and advertising at our offices, as the Green Locations and Banbury Ball brands are transitioned to the long established Edmund Cude name and "since 1818" tagline.

Al...


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COMPLIANCE - ARE YOU COVERED?
1 Apr 11
At a time when lettings legislation is becoming increasingly complex and with severe penalties for non-compliance, we have put together a short summary to help you tackle some of the key issues.

Many of these potential problems can be solved relati...


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MAXIMISE RETURNS IN THE RENTAL MARKET
20 Mar 11
Edmund Cude's Financial Director, Robbie Williams, recently explored the topic of maximising rental returns at a seminar for landlords and property investors, in association with the National Landlords Association, at the Institute of Directors in Lo...

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EDMUND CUDE LAUNCHES NEW BOOK
15 Mar 11
This year Edmund Cude will publish an informative book aimed at all London-based landlords. The book, 'A Landlords Guide to Letting in London', is specifically targeted at the London market and addresses the key factors that landlords need to conside...

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SUCCESS IN ARLA EXAMS
3 Feb 11
Since September 2010, six members of the team at Edmund Cude have passed the ARLA Technical Award in Residential Lettings and Property Management. Sophie Sharp, Rob Croft, Ailee Kemeny, James Sewell, Kat Stachowiak and Alina Banionyte all passed the ...

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Edmund Cude launches seminar programme
2 Sep 10
Thursday 2nd September, marked the date of Edmund Cude's first seminar which proved to be a resounding success! Of those that attended, 90% thought the event was either 'good or excellent' and 96% wanted to attend a future event.

Carl Bayley, the be...


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BLOOMSBURY OFFICE EMBRACES THE I-PAD REVOLUTION
14 Jul 10
Alex Broadbridge, a Negotiator in our Bloomsbury branch managed to get his hands on one of the first models to be delivered to the UK and believes it is an invaluable tool for viewings and valuations.

"It's an amazing device. It has a surprising...

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Edmund Cude wins Gold in Lettings Agent of the Year award
20 Jun 10
Edmund Cude has beaten off competition from more than 16,000 agents around the country to win Gold in this year's Lettings Agent of the Year awards.

The award was sponsored by the Times and awarded by the flamboyant Ruby Wax at a ceremony held at...


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EDMUND CUDE ACQUIRES WEST HAMPSTEAD LETTINGS SPECIALIST
31 May 10
We are delighted to announce that we have successfully acquired West End Estates, extending our network to six offices across central London.

Based in West Hampstead, West End Estates has been established 20 years and over that time Ralph Kossman an...

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'My Portfolio' Web Service Launched For Landlords
20 Jan 10

A ground breaking new portal on the Edmund Cude website has been created to allow landlords to access a wealth of data relating to their property portfolio.

Alex Vinter, head of property management, runs through the benefits: "We're firm believers...


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Edmund Cude Graduates Set New Standard in ARLA exams
10 Jan 10
At a time when lettings legislation is becoming increasingly complex, in-depth industry knowledge has never been more important.

Vatche Cherchian, Alex Broadbridge, Alex Stone, Grainne Sharkey and Adriana Lucas, all of whom joined us on our Graduat...


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Edmund Cude Wins National Award
20 Nov 09
"As a business that has been established for nearly 200 years, one would expect the knowledge and expertise of Edmund Cude to be second to none and they don't disappoint. Their culture of continuous improvement with a high individual training budget ...

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New Flagship Office Now Open
30 Sep 09
After a major refurbishment programme, the newly relocated Camden office is now open for business. The new office is situated at 3 Parkway and is immediately adjacent to the world famous Camden Jazz Cafe and within 50m of Camden Town tube station.

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Edmund Cude Expands the Team
25 Sep 09
Adriana Lucas, Alex Stone, Grainne Sharkey, Alex Broadbridge, Vatche Cherchian, Anna Lindberg and Louise Floyd are the newest members of our negotiator team joining us on our highly successful graduate entry scheme.They were selected from over ...

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Professional In-house Photographer joins the team
10 Sep 09
We are pleased to announce that Paul Randall has joined the Edmund Cude team as our In-house photographer. Paul previously worked for the Daily Mail "interiors" magazine and brings a wealth of experience with him.

Robert Nichols, our operational dire...

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Edmund Cude Acquires South London Lettings Specialist
30 May 09

We are delighted to announce that we have successfully acquired Green Locations, a lettings specialist with two offices in Battersea and Wandsworth, extending our office network to a total of five branches.

Neil Nichols, finance director, explains...

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