Districts of England

Tranquil haven close to the City

Mulberry Mews is a secluded piece of tranquillity in the heart of London's hustle and bustle.

Friday, 6 July, 2012, 12:00am

Olympic ripple effect transforms district

Close to central London and just a short distance from the River Thames, shopping and entertainment venues, and the open spaces of marinas and parks, the Blueprint development offers a full range of attractions.

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Development at heart of exclusive residential district

Close to central London and with its own attractions, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea offers classic upmarket style combined with a cosmopolitan flourish. Widely recognised as one of the city's most exclusive residential districts, it is known for its galleries museums, restaurants, boutiques, and centuries of royal connections.

8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Surrey Quays exploits superb transport links

Excellent rail connections and major investment in urban renewal have helped transform the older parts of London's Docklands into some of the capital's most popular areas for stylish residential properties.

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

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

Shops, sport and showbiz all within handy distance

Regeneration projects and fast transport links are transforming much of southeast London and giving older areas a brand-new appeal.

Lewisham is a case in point, with ambitious planners and significant investment creating a residential hub attuned to the needs of today's city lifestyles.

17 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Village ambience adds to appeal

Residents of the Finchley district of north London have all the advantages that come with being close to the heart of the city, yet surrounded by green, open parks and a wealth of opportunities for recreation and leisure.

31 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Many options for al fresco dining

Water flowing past, greenery and open spaces all around, easy transport links and great shopping. Hong Kong investors will sense at once that they have found the right spot for a London residence when they see the many advantages Riverside Quarter has to offer.

22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Landscaping key feature of village regeneration

Apartments and family homes alongside England's most historic sporting village, good access to the heart of London and one of Europe's largest regeneration projects are being offered to Hong Kong buyers.

18 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Ambitious plans for London's 'third city'

British developer Berkeley Homes has announced a fresh release of apartments at its Saffron Square project in the London Borough of Croydon, offering a 50 per cent saving on central London property prices.

14 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Abundant services in a relaxed setting

Features at Saffron Square include a welcoming five star hotel-style entrance lobby that provides security via an electronic entry phone system backed by a 24-hour concierge service.

The reception area will also be home to a residents' business centre for internet access or meetings. Residents can also experience a wellness centre, with gym.

14 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

The place to be seen

Chelsea Creek is named after the arm of the River Thames that once flowed past it. Once known as Counter's Creek, it started life in 1828 when barges navigated from Kensington to wharfs on the riverside of Chelsea.

18 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Time on investors' side at home of the Dome

Home of the Meridian timeline and the Millennium Dome, Greenwich, one of London's world heritage sites renowned for its historic attractions, is also gaining recognition for its quality property developments.

30 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Cultural quarter adds to neighbourhood's appeal

Greenwich, best known for the Meridian line, the place where 125 years ago this month it was decided every place on Earth would be measured in terms of its distance east or west, has become popular for its boutiques, music and nautical antiques.

The Greenwich Meridian is now marked at night by a laser beam emitted northwards from the observatory.

30 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Public transport upgrade boosts appeal of area

Traffic congestion in central London became so much of a problem that a charge was imposed on motorists using the area during peak periods. But where there is traffic crisis, there's opportunity.

9 Oct 2009 - 12:00am