Rory McGougan, Director of Barnes Private Office describes the London property market 30 years ago and gets out his crystal ball to predict what the property market will look like in 30 years, as today's first-time buyers are (hopefully) clearing their mortgages.


Last week, we gave you a run through of some of the finest shopping a man can do in Central London. This week we recommend four of the best boutique shops for women in our

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The history of afternoon tea dates back to the mid-1840s when the Duchess of Bedford, Anna Russell, decided that she needed a light meal of tea, cakes and sandwiches to suppress her mid afternoon hunger. Afternoon tea is one of the most quintessentially British

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There are thousands of bars and pubs dotted around London for you to enjoy anything from fine ales to appetising cocktails. We have listed four of the more unique establishments that we love to visit:

Palladianism is a Classical style,  immortalised in England from the mid 17th Century through to the present day. Palladianism is named after the Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio whose work and ideas were based on symmetry, proportion, and his own codification of the

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London is well known for some of the best shopping in the world. For those of us who fancy indulging in some of the finest garments money can buy I have listed some of my favourite London shops for men:

Looking for a little bit of peace and tranquillity in London? Large parks and huge open spaces make London one of the greenest capital cities in the world but there is a secret world of hidden gardens that are waiting to be discovered and help you escape your

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For any gentleman stepping out of their luxurious prime central London property, whether in Mayfair Knightsbridge, Chelsea or Belgravia – it is great to know the oldest and most well renowned shops to service his needs are on his doorstep. Below are 4 of the most

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During the reign of Queen Victoria, from 1837 to 1901, London experienced an architectural revival that today provides city occupants with some of the most visually stunning buildings in the capital. The Victorian era was one of great expansion across Great Britain

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One of the reasons why Britain attracts so many people is its pageantry and deep history; the Royal family being at the centre of this. The official residences of the Royal family in both London and Windsor are excellently located and surrounded by thriving

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1. Grosvenor Square is the centrepiece of the Duke of Westminster’s Mayfair estate. The houses that surround the square are characterised by their imposing architecture and although

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Temperatures rising, flowers blooming, birds singing and the sun is high in the sky. Summer can mean many things to many people but for me it’s time to leave the office for my lunch hour and enjoy London’s best green spaces. 

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