Clerkenwell

Enjoy village life in London

Everyone wants to live in a classic London "village" but open spaces, good schools and an active community can add £200,000 to house prices, so we take a look at some of the city's more affordable villages.

Enjoy village life in London

Everyone wants to live in a classic London "village" but open spaces, good schools and an active community can add £200,000 to house prices, so we take a look at some of the city's more affordable villages.

Shared ownership: help to get you started

The average deposit required to buy a home in London can be a huge £66,726 - which falls to less than £10,000 when buying a shared-ownership property. Low-cost housing schemes are worth looking into

New: The Goldsmiths' Centre

Clerkenwell's new school for goldsmiths, silversmiths and jewellers is set to turn out world-beating graduates

Innovation: Clerkenwell Design Week

Fantastic fibre-optic and iridescent acrylic lighting forms one of the many dazzling displays as Corrinne Julius previews this year’s design show in EC1

Clerkenwell spotlight

From Dickensian slum to world-leading media hub, Anthea Masey discovers one helluva success story on the fringe of the City

Clerkenwell spotlight

From Dickensian slum to world-leading media hub, Anthea Masey discovers one helluva success story on the fringe of the City

Liz Jones sells her Exmoor pile

Essex girl Liz Jones' romance with a rambling Somerset farmhouse is over. Now she is looking for more space for her rescue animals and a new chapter for her diary

British design in Milan

It's hats off to the British for being a little barmy at this year's Milan Furniture Fair