New policy undermines mega-basements

Kensington and Chelsea Council has fought hard to win a battle to limit the scale of basement developments in the Borough. In its report, just published, the Government’s Planning Inspector declares the Council’s proposals for tougher policies are sound. Under the new rules, basement buidlings will still be permitted but...

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Miro and The Red Cross

Last month, The British Red Cross organised the spectacular Exhibition The Miro Tapestry and Red Cross Catalonia Collection at the Royal College of Art, which was part of their Art for Life 2014 project. The exhibition brought to London a fine collection of art by famous Spanish painters with a...

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The Harrods Effect

Report finds property price plateau centred on Harrods, underlining its role in making knightsbridge a premium address.    Harrods Estates highlights that for many years property experts have observed that wealthy purchasers and tenants from around the world have wanted to live as close as possible to the world famous...

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