Monthly Archives: February 2018

A change that can’t be ignored by Landlords
Monday 26th February 2018

From the 1st April this year the Energy Performance Certificate has a far greater impact on the letting market. The law that will come into force at that date clearly states that any new letting of a residential property that has an EPC rating of less than Band E is […]

Suck it up…

Housemaid using “dedusting pump”, circa 1906. With the spring them this month a little background to a useful spring cleaning device In 1901 powered vacuum cleaners using suction were invented independently by British engineer Hubert Cecil Booth and American inventor David T. Kenney. Booth also may have coined the word […]

Council Says ‘Come Fly A Kite!’

Refuting Evening Standard claim of £500 fine for climbing trees, flying kites or playing cricket in parks. Last week an article in The Evening Standard stated that ‘killjoy’ Wandsworth Council plans fines of up to £500 for climbing trees, flying kites or playing cricket in parks, and that pursuits considered […]

Investment In Putney High Street

£640,000 Investment In Putney High Street Announced To improve traffic flow, reduce pollution and make it safer and more attractive Councillors last night approved the first phase of the improvement plan, which will see the most radical revamp of the High Street for many years. It was drawn up following […]

Windmill in Wimbledon

The photo is of the Windmill on Wimbledon common taken on Thursday last week, looking particularly bleak. March is known as the month that comes “In like a lion, out like a lamb” well, judging by the weather we have just had week let’s hope that is true. What is […]

What’s on at Putney Arts Theatre
Sunday 04th February 2018

Audition: The Importance of Being Earnest Sunday 4th Feb 6.30pm, Monday 5th Feb 7.30pm Rumours (The British Version) by Neil Simon 20th – 24th February 2018 @ 7.45pm Audition: The Tempest Join our summer spectacular – with both inside and outdoor performances Sunday 11 March 6.00pm Monday 12 March 7.30pm […]

New Sales Negotiator: Jake Mellor

Jake has joined our sales team after a move to London from his native Belfast, and is making a great impression having hit the ground running and started agreeing sales straight away. He worked for a major estate agency back home, in 2017, while there he won the highly prestigious […]

Who was St Valentine?

Not a lot of people know that: Saint Valentine, officially Saint Valentine of Terni, is a widely recognized 3rd-century Roman saint commemorated on February 14 and since the High Middle Ages is associated with a tradition of courtly love. All that is reliably known of the saint commemorated on February […]

Valentine’s Cooking Classes

January is finally over and it’s time to start planning those all-important Valentine’s activities! Whether it’s your best-pals, your other half or a group of mates, we’ve got an incredible selection of delicious and hands-on cooking classes for you to choose from, running from Valentine’s all the way through the […]

Oxford is the Least Affordable City

Oxford is the least affordable city in the UK, Stirling the most affordable new research shows Home affordability in cities across the UK has worsened with the ratio between house prices and average annual earnings increasing from 5.6 in 2012 to seven in 2017. New research reveals that the five […]

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