London property news

Does your area pass the coffee shop test?

Independent coffee shop openings indicate an area is on the up, says new 'barista barometer' study which names south-east London neighbourhoods as the places to watch...

Will East India Dock be the next Shoreditch?

The new campus, called Republic, offers rental of “office space in Zone 2 London at Manchester prices”. It is set to boost a relatively unknown area at East India Dock in Poplar.

Richmond faces huge homeless bill

The maximum allowed in benefits falls short of the cost of renting in London’s richest borough and the steep rise in the number of families needing help with accommodation will result in job cuts to make up the funding gap, warns the council.

London's property market is now 'feast or famine'

A new report reveals London's home-buyers are refusing to pay extortionate prices for properties in posh prime areas, while stock shortages on the capital's fringes are causing average house prices to climb...