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Fortnum & Mason Part 1 & 2

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Lord Alf Dubs of Battersea, London

Brexit and Child Refugees 

Today Lord Dubs of the Labour Party is leading the movement to allow safe passage to the UK of refugee children that currently linger in over populated refugee camps in nations such as Greece in terrible conditions.

Brian Barnes MBE, Known for his murals in London and his community organization that for years worked to protect the infamous Battersea Power Station in south London.


So, Fortnum & Mason, the home of joy-giving things and unforgettable experiences, has offered the creative community a canvas to bring their extraordinary talents to life by inviting theatre set designers to produce window installations based on a one-word creative brief – Joy.


With limited on-site viewings available on a strictly pre-booked appointment basis between 9am-6pm, interested first-time buyers will be able to find out everything they need to know about the London Help to Buy scheme at Randalls. Each 1-2-1 appointment will be tailored to the buyer’s individual needs, where they can discover their eligibility for the scheme, as well as viewing the development model and learning about the superior specification on offer.

With the average asking price for a one-bedroom apartment sitting at a whopping £844,875 it is little wonder the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is recognised as one of London’s most exclusive property hot-spots. Home to Kensington Palace and Gardens, the Royal Albert Hall, and the popular Exhibition Road.


Following a successful year under exceptional circumstances, luxury Kent housebuilder Millwood Designer Homes is gearing up to add two new boutique developments to its growing portfolio of homes in 2021. In a return to the developer’s traditional hamlet style, Heartenoak Meadows and Tibbs Court Farm, both situated in Kent, will be launching in early 2021, with further developments coming later in the year.


Occupying a prime position on Peckham’s Queen’s Road – a mere five-minute walk from Queens Road Station - Peckham Place epitomises convenient London living. This popular, attractively designed development has been in-demand over the past few months, and only three stylish Shared Ownership properties remain; including a one-bedroom apartment, and a two and three-bedroom duplex. 


Delivering a contemporary collection of two to five-bedroom homes, award-winning developer Bellway Homes is proud to launch its newest phase at Keephatch Gardens which is situated in one of the top 10 places to live in the UK, in Wokingham, Berkshire.


Williamson Heights comprises a versatile collection of one, two- and three-bedroom apartments; available to purchase through London Help to Buy or Shared Ownership. As a way of spreading some extra Christmas cheer this year, Peabody is offering up to £2,000 to those who reserve a home through London Help to Buy; including £1,500 towards the first month’s living costs, and an extra £500 when buyers have their affordability checked, and reserve at the viewing.


Situated in the flourishing west London neighbourhood of Southall, Evolution comprises a spacious and versatile collection of studios, one, two and three-bedroom Shared Ownership apartments, as well as two, three- and four-bedroom duplexes. All homes benefit from open-plan layouts that easily cater for those living with pets.


The Clairmont, a luxurious four-bedroom detached property, is just one of the stunning plots where buyers can make the most of Millwood’s exciting Christmas gift.

Located in the idyllic village of Turners Hill, residents at Clock Field will have plenty of space to roam. Surrounded by the open green space of the National Trust’s Selsfield Common and Turners Hill Recreation Ground, buyers are guaranteed a convenient spot to blow away the cobwebs after a long day of home working or for a brisk stroll at the weekends.

Enjoying a superb setting within one of the world’s most renowned financial hubs, this contemporary selection of two-bedroom Shared Ownership apartments occupy a scenic waterside location within an emerging residential neighbourhood in Millharbour, E14. 


Straddling the borders of Hackney and Haringey, the scheme comprises a superb selection of one and two-bedroom homes; all benefitting from an enviable setting - facing the west reservoir. This inherently tranquil development affords views of the London skyline and nearby sailing lake; providing residents with a calming oasis right on their doorstep.

Affordable housing provider St Arthur Homes has acquired a new site of Shared Ownership homes in Welwyn Garden City from Crest Nicholson.  Known as Willow Place, the site at Bessemer Road comprises 15 apartments in a mix of one- and two- bedroom layouts, located close to the town centre.


Located in London’s borough of culture 2020, Wembley has plenty to offer its residents. Home to Wembley Stadium and the SSE Arena, the town is a flagship location for UK entertainment. Plus, the area also boasts two large parks, an array of independent stores, restaurants and cafés as well as a thriving community.


Hillgrove House the stylish one and two bedroom apartments start from as little as £375,000 with London Help to Buy available, saving buyers over half of the money they would spend on a property closer to the centre of town. And, with a regular tube service from Edgware Underground Station running every 15 minutes, residents can still be in the West End in half an hour, ensuring they remain connected.

The stylish collection of one bedroom apartments has been equipped with all that modern buyers need, including fully equipped kitchens with integrated Bosch appliances, private balconies, a 24 hour concierge service – guaranteeing parcels are never missed, and access to the residents only gym, sauna and steam room.

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Comprising a versatile collection of one, two- and three-bedroom Shared Ownership apartments and houseshis stylish scheme forms an integral part of Northolt’s remarkable regeneration. All one- and three-bedroom apartments and houses at Rectory Park are now sold, meaning only a handful of two-bedroom Shared Ownership apartments remain.

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