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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.

First look: new homes at Blackwall Reach set to go ahead

The demolition of a dilapidated concrete council estate in Tower Hamlets, opposed by architects but supported by the majority of the residents, will finally begin this autumn after a nine-year battle to save it — and Homes & Property has the first images of the new development.

Diary of an estate agent: Totteridge

A north London estate agents prepares to celebrate its 35th birthday and a vendor strikes it lucky with a surprise find in his aunt's loft...

New homes near parks and commons are being launched for the summer

The city's parks and commons are the capital's village greens, with homes overlooking green spaces commanding a price premium. But affordable properties are springing up alongside parks and even within some of them - often as part of wider regeneration programmes.