Covent Garden

Diary of an estate agent: West End

August might be our quiet season but we still have plenty of viewings and offers including off-market apartments, a hi-tech flat perfect for a gadget geek and two lucky children who get a flat each in Covent Garden near their respective colleges.

Diary of an estate agent: Fitzrovia

Asking price offers and best and final bids are in this week, as well as a couple who find the perfect penthouse for cocktails on the roof terrace.

Renting guide: Covent Garden

Rental flats in Covent Garden are popular among lawyers needing quick access into the City and creatives working in the Soho film industry.

A new stage for Covent Garden

One place in London where demand for new homes is guaranteed to outstrip supply is Covent Garden. A steady trickle of new developments and conversions is widening the choice, bringing swish apartments to the neighbourhood’s historic colonnaded market area.

July 2013: London homes and interiors events

Enjoy Italian culture at the House of Peroni, discover Covent Garden's floral history at the Food and Flowers festival and celebrate Richard Roger's 80th birthday at the Royal Academy.

Covent Garden spotlight

Amazingly, tourist hub Covent Garden faced demolition in the Seventies. Buy there now and enjoy quirky shops, opera and the West End on your doorstep