London villages: Barnes

Barnes is a wonderful location for families and the perfect compromise between country and city

London Villages: Hampstead

Arabella Youens takes a tour around Hampstead, a London destination for cosmopolitan families and successful intellectuals

Prime London market steadies

As wealth advisers await the autumn budget statement, Prime London has seen sales in the £2m-£3m bracket affected by the stamp duty changes, although the top end remains seemingly unaffected…

Battersea Power Station sold for £400m

The site at Battersea Power Station has finally sold, for £400m, to a consortium of overseas investors, paving the way for new homes and new underground stations in south-west London

Buy a London bolthole

Arabella Youens looks at the options for buying a pied-á-terre in London, and finds location is still the most important factor