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King’s Cross renaissance is a beacon for urban redevelopment

King’s Cross renaissance is a beacon for urban redevelopment

by Ben Neale

King’s Cross has left behind it’s long-held reputation for tatty and squalid under-achievement and has instead become a beacon for urban regeneration.

Business Rates Killing High Street Traders – Save Our London Shops Part 2

Business Rates Killing High Street Traders – Save Our London Shops Part 2

by Michael Fraser

Many high street shops pay more in business rates than they pay in rent! Can the independent trader survive in this tough, uncompromising environment?

Tim Flynn Architects take award-winning office space in Southwark

Tim Flynn Architects take award-winning office space in Southwark

by Ian Kitchener

One Valentine Place is the new home for Tim Flynn Architects. The award-winning Southwark office building has clean lines, great light and striking views

Save London Shops! Part One

Save London Shops! Part One

by Michael Fraser

Over zealous and inflexible parking restrictions in our city centres are creating havoc and could be the death knell for the local, independent shops. Michael Fraser calls for action now...

Royal baby boost for UK economy by £243 million

Royal baby boost for UK economy by £243 million

by Alice Malcolm Green

Prince William, Kate & Royal Baby at Lindo Wing Last month saw the arrival of Kate and Will’s first child George – and the new royal baby appears to have caused a boost not only to the nation’s mood, but also its economy. It is thought that although it…

Solved: a simple way to remember Quarter Days

Solved: a simple way to remember Quarter Days

by Michael Fraser

Quarter days are often mentioned in the business press, but what exactly are quarter days, and when exactly are they? Michael Fraser explains all.

10 reasons to love London

10 reasons to love London

by Ben Neale

I'll admit it. I'm a London fan. And there is much to celebrate: here are 10 of my favourite things about London

How did London streets get their unusual, quirky names?

How did London streets get their unusual, quirky names?

by Michael Fraser

Have you ever wondered how streets and places in London got their names? Michael Fraser did some investigation and found some answers in London's long history.

Cool things to do in the London heat…

Cool things to do in the London heat…

by Alice Malcolm Green

Summer's here - and then some! Alice Barrow has a few suggestions of ways to keep cool during the heatwave

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