London Bridge

London's mainline stations are becoming new homes hotspots

Huge regeneration programmes are revitalising some of the capital's most important mainline stations as masterplans are unveiled for thousands of new homes, shopping centres and commercial hubs. We reveal the four mainline stations to watch...

Town vs country: the guide to spring house hunting

Looking for a new home on a budget this Easter weekend? The spring market is thriving with plenty of properties for all price brackets. Here's our pick of the best from London to commuter market towns...

The best English sparkling wines

Many Michelin-starred restaurants are placing award-winning English sparkling wines at the top of their lists. L'Enclume serves Gusbourne's Brut Reserve; their Blanc de Blanc is a sell-out at Gordon Ramsay's Royal Hospital Road; while Story, in London Bridge, serves Ridgeview Grosvenor and Balfour's Brut Rosé is a favourite at the Harwood Arms.

Slash commuting costs with a new home near a station

London's mainline stations have become hubs for homebuyers who see commuting as a waste of time and money. Waterloo, Paddington and London Bridge are at the centre of ambitious regeneration that is turning the surrounding districts into property hotspots.

​Closing the gap in Greenwich

More than 500 homes, a new public square, shops, bars, restaurants and a leisure centre to link the old naval town's historic centre and the O2 arena.

Glass bauble workshop

December 7 and 14, morning and afternoon sessions, Foxbury Barn, Epsom Road, West Horsley, Surrey (01483 375 035 or 020 3005 4602;

Affordable Homes Show

SE London postcodes, some in zone two, are among the capital's cheapest. Find out more at the Affordable Homes Show

London Bridge: regeneration

The Shard is turning the streets around London Bridge into the capital’s hottest new district with homes set to rocket

Affordable Lambeth

Nestled snugly between Clapham and London Bridge, Lambeth is a great place for first-timers to find a bargain home

Croydon’s new era

The arrival of designer flats signals a new era for previously unglamorous Croydon. A £5 billion town-centre makeover is in the pipeline aimed at revitalising its commercial core and turning the neglected south London area into a location of choice for homebuyers