Property area guide to Brixton

This south London distict is thriving. Labelled the 'Brixton Village effect', start-up businesses were given a chance to occupy units for free and, five years on, lots of innovative bars and restaurants have made Brixton one of London's trendiest destinations:  VIEW FULL PROPERTY AREA GUIDE HERE.

Images by Daniel Lynch unless stated otherwise.

Bank on Brixton: new flats for first-time buyers

Brixton is Zone 2's trendy place to live, but the average house costs £571,083. Good news for first-time buyers - who can buy a share or enjoy subsidised rent at these new flats from £199,000.

Property search: Brixton, Hampshire or Suffolk?

The budget is £600,000 this week and the choice is between a stylish flat in Brixton, a school conversion in leafy Heckfield and a thatched cottage with gym, sauna, additional holiday cottage and four acres in Wilby.

New modern flats in up-and-coming Woolwich

Woolwich is an up-and-coming area of south-east London with thousands of new homes in development and a new Crossrail station coming in 2018. While the area is only starting to be regenerated, there's plenty of opportunities for first-time buyers.

Our design London: design duo Eley Kishimoto

Design duo Mark Eley and Wakako Kishimoto have collaborated with big brands, including Uniqlo and Louis Vuitton, as well as running their own fashion house. Amira Hashish discovers how their creative inspiration comes from their Brixton home