Craig and Rose INFORMATION FOR CUSTOMERS – RESPONSE TO COVID-19

Craig and Rose INFORMATION FOR CUSTOMERS – RESPONSE TO COVID-19

With the increasing concerns around COVID-19, our greatest priority is the health and safety of our team members and you, our customers and partners.  The right thing right now is to protect each other.  With a number of our suppliers closing their businesses and our employee’s safety being the absolute...

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Sadiq Khan to miss housing target

Sadiq Khan to miss housing target

Sadiq Khan is on track to miss his affordable home building target, with just three months until the end of the financial year. The Mayor said he would start between 17,000 and 23,000 affordable homes in 2019/20. But by December, just 12,546 were underway, putting City Hall on track for...

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Design competition seeks ideas for home of the future

Design competition seeks ideas for home of the future

The government launched a design competition on 3rd March that seeks the public’s ideas for a “low carbon, age-friendly” home of the future. The “Home of 2030” competition is organised by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government as well as the Design Council, the Ministry of Building Innovation and...

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Retirement Living and Care Information Open Day- 21 January

Retirement Living and Care Information Open Day- 21 January

Choices in retirement living or elderly care have, until recently, been relatively limited between staying in your own home, downsizing to a retirement apartment or moving into a care home.  Staying in your own home may not be as easy as it sounds; dealing with stairs and the upkeep of...

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What is a Retirement Village?

What is a Retirement Village?

What is a Retirement Village? KCW Today spoke to Eden Court about their forthcoming retirement village and care home on Battersea Park Road. KCW: Tell us more about this new retirement community for London. Eden Court: The easiest way to describe it is as a retirement village, but even these...

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Brexit uncertainty further unsettles the housing market – consider short-term letting with local company UnderTheDoormat

Brexit uncertainty further unsettles the housing market – consider short-term letting with local company UnderTheDoormat

With Brexit dominating the dinner table conversation, so it quickly turns to the housing market and the most likely implications come 29th March. The outlook is bleak. Uncertainty so often results in ‘standing still’, which as we know is no good when it comes to buying and selling houses.   As is usually...

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The Thackery Estate launches ONE Brompton promising intelligent bespoke design behind a period facade

The Thackery Estate launches ONE Brompton promising intelligent bespoke design behind a period facade

The Thackeray Estate and Argent Design are delighted to launch ‘ONE Brompton,’ their premier development under the ONE brand. ONE Brompton is a characterful, four storey, Victorian building on the corner of Old Brompton Road and Cresswell Gardens which has recently undergone a four year renovation. Retaining the original façade...

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£2 billion raised in government buildings overhaul

£2 billion raised in government buildings overhaul

£2 billion has been raised in government building sales and a further £300 million per year saved for taxpayers in operating costs since 2014, according to the Government’s Estate Strategy, Last week’s report outlined new commitments free up housing, boost growth and create new jobs. Through smart property management and...

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Interview with Alex Limpert, CEO and co-founder of GuestReady

GuestReady is a unique online service that allows Airbnb hosts to professionally manage their property. Nearly two years old, the startup has attracted funding from the likes of Impulse VC, a fund backed by Chelsea F.C. owner Roman Abramovich to Swiss Founders Fund. To date, it has helped nearly 20,000...

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Victoria & Albert Museum among 61 London buildings awarded for architectural excellence

The V&A Museum is one of 61 London buildings to receive RIBA London Awards 2018 from the Royal Institute of British Architects. The V&A’s Museum Exhibition Road Quarter and its Members’ room are both in contention for the coveted RIBA London Awards, which celebrates skilful, accomplished architecture in the capital....

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