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City of Westminster

London's wealthiest areas a big attraction for overseas buyers

London home sellers increased asking prices for a third month in November as the wealthiest areas continued to lure overseas buyers, Rightmove said.

Wednesday, 21 November, 2012, 3:18am

'Encounter: The Royal Academy in Asia' show to skip Hong Kong

Works by some of the world's best-known artists, such as David Hockney and Antony Gormley, will give Hong Kong a miss now that an exhibition planned for the city has been scrapped.

The first travelling exhibition in Asia by London's Royal Academy of Arts dropped the Hong Kong leg because organisers said they could not find an "appropriate venue" in the city.

14 Sep 2012 - 2:59am 1 comment

Enviable site in heart of the city

On the South Bank of the River Thames, with views sweeping from the London Eye, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey towards Pimlico and Chelsea, the new Embassy Gardens development commands an enviable site in the very heart of the city.

20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

City history and attractions just a stone's throw away

Anyone with an interest in London - its history, variety and wealth of opportunities - will appreciate that the best place to be is at the heart of the city.

9 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

CAPITAL treasures

A report by Savills found prices for luxury properties in prime central London locations have sharply outperformed other parts of the British capital over the past six years.

25 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Living pageant of British history on the doorstep

You can't get much closer to royalty and its centuries-old British institutions than in this historic corner of London. Buckingham Palace, Clarence and Marlborough houses and St James's Palace form the cornerstones of London's royal residences. And they are all virtually on the doorstep of this luxurious SW1 residence.

9 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Amenities and services right on the doorstep

Residents of 3 Merchant Square will have a host of amenities and services on the doorstep but in a prime location, and that is only the start.

The development will offer everything from a screening room for entertaining family and friends to a secluded garden terrace overlooking the canal, a residents' lounge and a bookable meeting room with business facilities.

21 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Prelude a l'Apres Midi d'un Faune

Works (including Denim II, left) by Singapore-based artist Jane Lee that explore the realm of sculpture within the boundaries of painting and composition through colour and texture. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-7.30pm, Sun, noon-5pm, Osage Soho, LG Shop 1, 45 Caine Rd, SoHo. Inquiries: 2793 4817. Ends Oct 2

21 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Residents at the centre of all that's going on

Situated within striking distance of much that makes London tick, Forset Court residents will find themselves faced with almost unlimited options.

9 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Tibetan Colours

Viviano Villarreal Bueron's photographs of people in places in Tibet (including, Temple Hallway, left). Mon-Thu, 2.30pm-10pm, Fri-Sat, 2.30pm-11pm, Culture Club, 15 Elgin St, SoHo. Inquiries: 2127 7936. Ends Jul 23

12 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Royal academy chief hints at arts hub link

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The world renowned Royal Academy of Arts has set its sights on Hong Kong and West Kowloon as part of its planned expansion in Asia and the Middle East.

25 May 2011 - 12:00am

Good vibes

SoHo is a fashionable nightlife and entertainment district. The contrast between the past and present enriches the area, with aged commercial-residential blocks and modern apartments intermingled in the streetscape.

18 May 2011 - 12:00am

History and character in abundance

A place of contradictions, SoHo is where the old jostles with the new and East mingles with West. Located near Man Mo Temple is The Press Room, the hip restaurant where people go to take a recklessly long brunch or dinner.

18 May 2011 - 12:00am

A magnet for global investors

Kung hei fat choi. Our warmest greetings to LuxeHomes readers and friends. We wish you a happy and prosperous Lunar New Year.

11 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Mortal Coil

Wilson Shieh Ka-ho's three series of drawings (including Rock 'n' Roll Heaven, above) investigating how cultural icons can develop into legends and subsequently historical figures. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-7pm, Sun (and public holidays), noon-5pm, Osage Soho, Shop 1, LG/F, 45 Caine Rd, SoHo. Inquiries: 2537 0688. Ends Feb 27

5 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

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