The mayoral race this year was dominated by the issue of housing. Four years ago, when voters were faced for the second time with a choice between Boris Johnson and Ken Livingston, jobs, crime and transport were all higher-ranked concerns; but in 2016, it is housing which unequivocally tops the agenda of the average Londoner.
Torriano Cottages, Kentish Town
£950 per week (£4116.67 pcm) Tenants fees apply
A stunning, newly refurbished, four bedroom, two reception room house arranged over two floors. Located on a private road, the property is within easy walking distance of Kentish Town Underground Station and The French School.
With the spirit of summer in the air, our pick of May events in London offer an exciting month ahead. From vivid floral displays to alfresco dining, soak up some culture and bask in the warmth at our selection of wonderful activities.
“People’s backyards are much more interesting than their front gardens”, the master of observation once wrote. Keats Library hosts and Michael Palin and Lee Montague celebrate the life and work of this humble genius. The evening promises to be as humourous as it is enlightening, just like Betjeman himself.
When is a phone box not a phone box? When a clever husband and wife team get their hands on it. In 2015, Umar Khalid and Alona Guerra were considering a coffee stall in London’s Portobello Street when a Facebook advert caught their eye.
St. John’s Wood Road, St John’s Wood
£575 per week (£2491.67 pcm) Tenant fees apply
A bright and spacious two double bedroom apartment, situated on the 2nd floor of a modern purpose built block with lift and porter and ideally located for both St Johns Wood High Street and St Johns Wood Underground Station.