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9 Things Bow in East London has to offer residents

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.

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6 Reasons to Consider Moving to Waltham Cross in 2018

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.

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The house hunters guide to London

Posted: 28 April 2016 by Higgins Homes

Are you on the hunt for a new home in London?

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Area Spotlight: Clissold Quarter

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.

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Area Guide: Kennington

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.

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Q brings new apartments and design to Peckham

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.

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10 Reasons why living in London is incredible.

Posted: 26 August 2015 by Higgins Homes

London is amazing and that's a fact. Don't believe us? Here's 10 reasons why...

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Big City or Outer Suburb – Which is right for you?

Posted: 17 July 2015 by Higgins Homes

Unsure if you should be living in the heart of it all or in the relaxed suburbs?

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What’s on in London this summer?

Posted: 30 June 2015 by Higgins Homes

Summer London

Whether you're new to the city or just looking for something fun to do this weekend, we've got your summer fun covered!

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Guide to Islington

Posted: 3 June 2015 by Higgins Homes


Thinking about moving to Islington? Check out our guide to the area...

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Spotlight: East London

Posted: 23 January 2015 by Higgins Homes

london bridge

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.

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Spotlight: Peckham

Posted: 18 January 2015 by Higgins Homes

Queens road

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.

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Moving to Essex

Posted: 5 November 2014 by Higgins Homes

Epping essex

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.

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Fantastic Epping Forest

Posted: 23 April 2014 by Higgins Homes

deer epping forest

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.

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Spotlight on Epping

Posted: 24 March 2014 by Higgins Homes

epping forest

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.

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Golf Courses in Essex

Posted: 10 March 2014 by Higgins Homes

golf course

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.

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Spotlight on Chigwell

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.

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Spotlight on Oval

Posted: 3 July 2013 by Higgins Homes

Oval quarter

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.

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Spotlight on Camberwell

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.

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