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London housebuying demand falls for 11th consecutive month says RICS

RICS chief economist Simon Rubinsohn Credit:Newcastle Journal

Buyer demand fell for the 11th consecutive month in March, according to RICS.

A quarter more respondents in its UK Residential Market Survey saw a fall in interest over the month, in a trend dating back to May ...

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Five Guys opens 82nd UK branch in Canary Wharf

Five Guys is aiming to woo Canary Wharf workers by serving up meals in under seven minutes.

The American fast food chain opened its 82nd UK restaurant today (April 23) in the former Wildwood unit at Jubilee Place.

Customers can choose from eight burgers, four hotdogs, four ...

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These 69 units are available in L&Q’s New Union Wharf development on the Isle Of Dogs

CGI images of New Union Wharf Credit: The Wharf

The developer of an eight-year regeneration scheme on the Isle Of Dogs is set to release 69 homes at the end of April.

The collection of properties at New Union Wharf in Steward Street includes one, two and three-bedroom ...

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What’s the gruesome twist to this Greenwich exhibition?

Queen's House in Greenwich. Credit: The Wharf/Joshua Akin

When his newborn son arrived, artist Mat Collishaw became preoccupied with disinfecting his flat.

An infestation of insects that had made their way inside was swiftly dealt with.

But rather than sweeping them aside he ...

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Why photographer Rachell Smith is supporting the younger generation

Picture of Rachell Smith Credit: The Wharf

“My first ever shoot was for the cover of Life magazine with Orlando Bloom,” said Rachell Smith.

“I walked into this huge studio and it was just amazing seeing all the lights come up and watching the whole operation professionally from ...

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Why the Canary Wharf area is a runner’s paradise

Helen Croydon in Action at a Worthing triathon Credit: The Wharf

Every year more than 40,000 runners descend on Canary Wharf as they take part in the Virgin Money London Marathon.

For a few hours the streets are awash with lycra-clad athletes, finely tuned fitness watches and the ...

2018-04-22 10:08 open_in_new
Why Wes Anderson’s Isle Of Dogs isn’t worthy of its Google links

Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs has stolen the London area's Google ranking. Credit: Publicity Picture

Thanks Wes Anderson. Thanks a lot.

Time was one could Google the area of London I live in and find a series of links of geographical relevance.

But the decision to name your ...

2018-04-22 08:02 open_in_new
Free food for London Marathon runners and everything you need to know

Great Britain's Tracy Barlow, Jonny Mellor and Lily Partridge pose for a photograph Credit: Action Images via Reuters

Around 41,000 runners are set to take to the city’s streets this Sunday as the Virgin Money London Marathon kicks off for its 38th year.

The Queen will push the ...

2018-04-22 05:56 open_in_new
Mirror Online employee set to run the London Marathon for road safety charity Brake

London marathon runner Darren Wells Credit:Matt Grayson/The Wharf

Darren Wells is running the London Marathon for road safety charity Brake.

The office manager at Mirror Online, who is based at publishing firm Trinity Mirror in Canary Wharf, said Brake’s support had been vital for ...

2018-04-21 06:50 open_in_new
Canary Wharf Group employee set to run the London Marathon dressed as an emoji

A picture of Simon Howarth Credit:The Wharf

Canary Wharf Group employee Simon Howarth is set to tackle the 26.2 miles on the London Marathon.

However, the 39-year-old will simultaneously be attempting a Guinness World Record as he runs the route in an emoji costume.

A bid to ...

2018-04-21 06:50 open_in_new
Ethical and sustainable fashion pop-up by Kitty Ferreira comes to Canary Wharf

Kitty Ferreira models walking the catwalk at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week San Jose 2017

“This is the future, this is the way forward,” said Valerie Goode.

The London-based designer is talking ahead of her pop-up on the Isle Of Dogs, which is set to run at 39 Pepper Street from ...

2018-04-20 10:53 open_in_new
More schools are needed on the Isle Of Dogs to secure families, says estate agent

Adam Wolfryd, senior partner at Felicity J Lord Canary Wharf Credit: The Wharf

Felicity J Lord senior partner Adam Wolfyrd has worked for the estate agency for 21 years and helped launch its Isle Of Dogs branch in 1999.

The 39-year-old sat down with us to discuss the state of the ...

2018-04-20 06:41 open_in_new
Limehouse couple quit banking to deliver world wines through your letterbox

Andrea O’Keeffe and husband James Hilton quit their banking jobs to start Love A Taste

It was a fateful trip to Portugal that led Andrea O’Keeffe and husband James Hilton to quit their jobs in banking.

After tasting a particularly special bottle of wine for four euros, the ...

2018-04-19 05:29 open_in_new
The east London healthtech start-up aiming to be the ‘Amazon of care’

WeMa Life co-founder and CEO Rohit Patni (right) with his co-founders, wife Rajal Patni (CFO) and son Vivek Patni (COO)

What will healthcare look like when we are pensioners?

Will we book appointments via voice command and have consultations through virtual reality?

What’s ...

2018-04-18 14:47 open_in_new
How Ales Tales is set to blow a Belgian bubble in east London

Ales Tales co-founders Nicolas Tondeur and Sayuri Kasajima pictured in Canary Wharf ahead of their Belgian beer festival in Bethnal Green

There’s an inherent carbonation in the pairing of Nicolas Tondeur and Sayuri Kasajima.

Fermented over 18 years since they met at the Universite ...

2018-04-18 14:47 open_in_new
Why Londoners need more than £3,000 to rent a property

The average London renter needs a deposit of more than £3,000 to move house, according to Dlighted.

The deposit-free renting firm said the high cost could mean landlords and letting agents were losing out on tenants.

Its research looked at average rents in all London boroughs and ...

2018-04-17 14:38 open_in_new
Violinist Philippa Mo brings classical music to Bermondsey’s Shortwave Cafe

The celebrated musician - who went on to study with Professor Lin Yao Ji and trained at the Royal Academy Of Music - has given performances all over the world, from London’s Wigmore Hall to a contemporary music festival in Mongolia.

But a biscuit factory in Bermondsey might be ...

2018-04-17 14:38 open_in_new
Relive those Cool Britannia schooldays at Shoreditch Town Hall

Photo Credit: GRAEME BRAIDWOOD

Have you ever thought what it would be like to relive your school days?

That’s exactly what the cast of Education, Education, Education will be doing when they take audiences back to May 1997.

Actor Tom England is one of those who has the task ...

2018-04-16 17:38 open_in_new
National Theatre production charts rise and fall of Lehman Brothers

When Lehman Brothers collapsed in 2008, workers left the Canary Wharf office in tears – belongings in cardboard boxes, dreams in tatters.

The repercussions of the bank’s demise are still being felt across the world today, but it was on hope, not despair, that the company was first ...

2018-04-16 17:38 open_in_new
The hot new street food traders cutting their teeth on West India Quay

At inKERBator with founder of Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Henry Biggs

A clutch of street food traders are cutting their teeth at West India Quay.

Eight fledging businesses are trading their wares on the waterfront from 11.30am to 2pm every Tuesday.

The outlets are chosen by Kerb ...

2018-04-13 12:59 open_in_new
Experiencing euphoria at An Evening Of Meat

I knew what we had signed up for but still found it a shock to find a slumped-over women in front of me as I took my seat for An Evening Of Meat.

Dressed in an outfit inspired by the Orient, she rose to all fours and then stayed resolutely still as diners sipped wine and nibbles savoury ...

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