20 best food spots in Bethnal Green and Whitechapel

Posted: 18 September 2018 by Higgins Homes

London is a foodie heaven and, if you’re lucky enough to be in Bethnal Green and Whitechapel, then you’re in the heart of the action. Here are 20 food spots to try.

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Chelmsford family days out

Posted: 13 September 2018 by Higgins Homes

Part of the London commuter belt, Chelmsford in Essex is a fantastic family-friendly location with a wealth of activities on offer. Whether you have small children or teenagers, the range of family days will keep everyone entertained.

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Area Spotlight- London Borough of Newham

Posted: 30 August 2018 by Higgins Homes

Five miles east of the City of London and located in one of the most vibrant parts of the Capital, the London Borough of Newham has a lot to offer those looking for a location to live.

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Chelmsford School Guide

Posted: 22 August 2018 by Higgins Homes

Schools are always a major consideration when it comes to moving. If you’re looking at the Chelmsford area – and, in particular, the Higgins Homes Parva Green development – then you’ll have plenty of options in the near vicinity when it comes to schools. These are some of the best schools in the area for children of both primary and secondary school age.

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Summer In Stoke Newington

Posted: 17 July 2018 by Higgins Homes

London really comes into its own in the summer months, and with a range of facilities offering activities and entertainment to suit all tastes, Stoke Newington is a popular spot for summer fun.

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London Living In Willesden

Posted: 27 June 2018 by Higgins Homes

If you’re looking to live the London lifestyle then Willesden could be a great move. Whether you’re single, coupled up or moving with a family, there is a wealth of entertainment and activity to enjoy in this part of the London. From its surprising choice of golf courses to its burgeoning culinary scene, London living in Willesden is spot on.

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9 Summer spots you need to try in Waltham Cross this year

Posted: 22 June 2018 by Higgins Homes

Positioned in a prime location within the metropolitan area of London, Waltham Cross is a Hertfordshire town with a lot to offer. Well connected by two London Overground stations and multiple bus routes, it is a great place to discover, both for local residents and those looking for somewhere new to live. These are the top places to explore in Waltham Cross this summer.

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How to make the most of Bow in the summer

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.

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What you need to know about Chelmsford living

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.

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7 reasons why Londoners choose Whitechapel and Bethnal Green to live

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.

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Everything you need to know about living in Chigwell

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.

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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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