Posted: 21 May 2018 by Higgins Homes
British Summer Time is nearly upon us and for those planning a summer in the city, this means making the most of the weather with al-fresco dining, weekends in the park and beer gardens a plenty.
Posted: 18 April 2018 by Higgins Homes
Chelmsford sits just 32 miles north east of London, a vibrant and lively urban hub that also benefits from the green spaces in and around Essex. Whether you’re looking for a family home somewhere with a great community feel, or a base close to London life, Chelmsford is an ideal choice.
Posted: 19 March 2018 by Higgins Homes
Whitechapel and Bethnal Green are quintessential London East End and have recently risen up the league tables as attractive property investments for London buyers. Easy proximity to the centre of the city, as well as thriving cultural local hot spots, have made this part of London a contemporary hub with a lot to offer.
Posted: 15 March 2018 by Higgins Homes
Chigwell sits within the Greater London Urban Area, once a rural farming location and today one of the most sought after addresses in this part of the world. Chigwell has become popular due to it’s proximity to London, as well as for local amenities and landmarks, such as the iconic Epping Forest.
Posted: 12 February 2018 by Higgins Homes
East London has been up and coming for some time. However, Bow – formerly known as Stratford – has a lot more to offer than your average hipster hangout.
Posted: 30 January 2018 by Higgins Homes
Located in Hertfordshire, 20km north of London, Waltham Cross is home to 7,407 residents and part of the Greater London Urban Area. Waltham Cross takes its name from The Eleanor Cross (located at the centre of the town) – one of only three medieval crosses that survive today dating back to the late 1200s.
Posted: 28 April 2016 by Higgins Homes
Are you on the hunt for a new home in London?
Posted: 8 April 2016 by Higgins Homes
Clissold Quarter is positioned in one of London’s most exciting residential areas: Stoke Newington. Renowned for its local population of artists, professionals and young families, there is a lively community here with a bit more personality that many other areas of the Capital that have been given the ‘hipster’ tag.
Posted: 21 February 2016 by Higgins Homes
Sitting pretty between the London boroughs of Southwark and Lambeth, Kennington is one of London’s hidden gems.
Posted: 9 January 2016 by Higgins Homes
Peckham is without question one of London’s hot new areas, whether you’re seeking out hipster coffee shops and pop up restaurants or somewhere with a community feel that has played its part in London’s history.
Posted: 26 August 2015 by Higgins Homes
London is amazing and that's a fact. Don't believe us? Here's 10 reasons why...
Posted: 17 July 2015 by Higgins Homes
Unsure if you should be living in the heart of it all or in the relaxed suburbs?
Posted: 30 June 2015 by Higgins Homes
Whether you're new to the city or just looking for something fun to do this weekend, we've got your summer fun covered!
Posted: 3 June 2015 by Higgins Homes
Thinking about moving to Islington? Check out our guide to the area...
Posted: 23 January 2015 by Higgins Homes
East London is one of those areas that has grown in prominence over the past decade as more and more people have begun to realise what an exciting place it is to live. With easy transport connections to the centre of London, to the City and the Docklands, it's one of the most convenient parts of the city to live in.
Posted: 18 January 2015 by Higgins Homes
In 2014, Yelp chose Peckham as the most up and coming neighbourhood in London and there are some very good reasons for this. Over the past couple of years this area has grown into one of the new hip places to live and with that has come an influx of exciting bars and restaurants, as well as a vibrant nightlife scene.
Posted: 5 November 2014 by Higgins Homes
Spanning a total of 1,338 sq mi the county of Essex is far larger than many people realise. It borders with Cambridge to the north, Hertfordshire to the west, Kent across the estuary of the River Thames and London to the southwest. The result is a fantastically diverse offering of geography and heritage.
Posted: 23 April 2014 by Higgins Homes
This is an area renowned for its green spaces it's officially London's largest open space covering around 6,000 acres overall, which is the equivalent of 3,300 football pitches. The forest itself reaches from Manor Park to just north of Epping and provides the perfect spot for anyone looking for the ease of being closely connected to London with one of the city's best green spaces right on the doorstep.
Posted: 24 March 2014 by Higgins Homes
Just 17 miles from central London and surrounded by its historical forest, Epping has long been a hot spot for commuters and villagers alike. Epping Forest's most convenient station, Chingford, is only 35-40 minutes from Liverpool St. Station. The town itself is a market town and civil parish in the Epping Forest district of the highly sort-after County of Essex.
Posted: 10 March 2014 by Higgins Homes
For the discerning golfer, Essex has no shortage of courses to choose from, over 90 in fact. Whatever your style or desired landscape you can be sure to find somewhere to tee-off and practice your swing, or take on new challenges in different surroundings. Here are just a few courses that we have picked out to get you started.
Posted: 13 December 2013 by Higgins Homes
Essex has always been synonymous with a certain kind of glamour, particularly in the last decade thanks to various reality television shows that have upped its reputation and indeed popularity. The areas of Chigwell, Buckhurst Hill and Loughton are considered to be the county's Golden Triangle, with the latest addition of Brentwood.
Posted: 3 July 2013 by Higgins Homes
Oval is situated in Kennington, South London in the London Borough of Lambeth. Since it first began life as a market garden in the 17th century the area has grown into a vibrant and well loved part of London life, with some pretty famous landmarks within its boundaries.
Posted: 29 April 2013 by Higgins Homes
Just south of the Thames sits the district of Camberwell, an area so much a part of London's history that it was even mentioned in the Doomsday Book. Camberwell has had mixed fortunes over the years but the last decade has seen it rise to become one of the most coveted 'cool' spots in London in which to buy.