Philippa Stockley

Renovating a listed building: what you need to know

Owning a listed property is a privilege that comes with responsibilities, one of which is making sure it’s properly maintained. Here’s how to ensure your renovations and repairs make the grade

How to care for your jewellery

Want to make sure your diamonds really are forever? Regular cleaning will help keep the sparkle and check for loose gems – which could be costly to replace if you’re not insured correctly. 

See inside Finsbury Park's 11ft-wide 'skinny house'

At only 11.5ft wide, this run down brick townhouse in Finsbury Park was in a terrible state but a young London architect needed a test bed for new ideas - and a home. She and her business partner seized the chance to make it fabulous, adding £550k to its value in the process.