What gives these new-build homes such special status?

New and more relaxed planning rules will make it easier for developers to build on smaller sites. One way to avoid a development free-for-all in popular districts is for local council's to give them conservation status.

Why this north London suburb is set to soar

House prices in Archway are a comparative steal compared to its north London neighbours. But plans to replace a gyratory system with two-way traffic, cycle lanes and a central piazza are set to change that...

Hot homes in Archway

The north London suburb of Archway is set to blossom as Transport for London prepares to tear up the hideous Seventies gyratory system that runs through the heart of the area, replacing it with two-way traffic, cycle lanes and a central piazza. House prices in Archway are half the average price of a home half a mile up the hill in neighbouring Highgate, according to Zoopla. Join us as we take a property tour of this north London area set to soar.

Highgate spotlight

With its rich literary history and striking hilltop setting, Highgate is never short of homebuying devotees

Highgate spotlight

The new Dr Who is joining City bigwigs and Russian oligarchs to live in London’s timeless village on the hill