Author Archives for Melissa York

2019 Articles

Focus On Highgate: Old money and new money mingle in the mansions of this hilltop London village
Focus On Highgate: Old money and new money mingle in the mansions of this hilltop London village
What’s the largest house in Britain? It’s pretty easy to guess – Buckingham Palace, probably the most famous residence in [...]
April 5, 2019
New homes: Our pick of the new builds going on sale in London this weekend
New homes: Our pick of the new builds going on sale in London this weekend
New developments on the market this week Filmworks, Ealing From £669,950 The final homes near the famous Ealing Studios are [...]
April 5, 2019
Shazam! film review: The DC Comics character has its heart in the right place and its tongue firmly in its cheek
Shazam! film review: The DC Comics character has its heart in the right place and its tongue firmly in its cheek
They say there’s a hero in all of us. Shazam! runs with that concept, punches it in the gut then [...]
April 4, 2019
Focus On Camden: Camden Market turns 45 tomorrow, but how much have house prices changed in this cultural hotspot?
Focus On Camden: Camden Market turns 45 tomorrow, but how much have house prices changed in this cultural hotspot?
Today, a London institution reaches proper middle-age. Camden Market – once home to punks and mods, now home to an [...]
March 29, 2019
New homes: Our pick of the new builds going on sale in London this weekend
New homes: Our pick of the new builds going on sale in London this weekend
New developments on the market this week The Refinery, Newham From £120,750 for a 35 per cent share of a [...]
March 29, 2019
Romeo & Juliet: Kenneth MacMillan's notoriously tricky take on Shakespeare's classic is brutally beautiful
Romeo & Juliet: Kenneth MacMillan's notoriously tricky take on Shakespeare's classic is brutally beautiful
Romeo and Juliet Royal Opera House Shakespeare famously trailed his tragic romance with ‘there never was a story of more [...]
March 29, 2019
Dumbo review: Tim Burton turns a family favourite into an animal rights advocacy project
Dumbo review: Tim Burton turns a family favourite into an animal rights advocacy project
In case you’ve forgotten – it did come out in 1941 – the animated Disney film Dumbo is deeply odd [...]
March 29, 2019
Focus On Bow: Young professionals are changing the landscape of Bow, but upsizing proves costly
Focus On Bow: Young professionals are changing the landscape of Bow, but upsizing proves costly
Few areas in London have seen demographic change like east London, but even within the East End, Bow has changed [...]
March 22, 2019
Property of the Week: This Shoreditch penthouse has south-facing City views and is next door to some serious barbecue
Property of the Week: This Shoreditch penthouse has south-facing City views and is next door to some serious barbecue
The City of London isn’t known for being a residential hotspot, so you’re most likely to find the penthouse of [...]
March 22, 2019
New homes: Our pick of the new builds going on sale in London this weekend
New homes: Our pick of the new builds going on sale in London this weekend
New developments on the market this week Royal Docks West, Newham From £685,000 View the last homes at a development [...]
March 22, 2019
The White Crow: Ralph Fiennes' biopic about legendary ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev is a slow burner
The White Crow: Ralph Fiennes' biopic about legendary ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev is a slow burner
Saying someone is a ‘white crow’ in Russia is a bit like saying someone ‘sticks out like a sore thumb’ [...]
March 22, 2019
Focus On Clapham: Commons, good schools and cosy gastropubs means families stay put in SW4
Focus On Clapham: Commons, good schools and cosy gastropubs means families stay put in SW4
The appeal of living in Clapham is clear for all to see. It has great transport connections along the Northern [...]
March 15, 2019
Property of the Week:  The historic lodge of the former St John's Wood dairy is on sale for £5.35m
Property of the Week: The historic lodge of the former St John's Wood dairy is on sale for £5.35m
It’s hard to imagine it now, but there was a time when Tesco didn’t even exist and Londoners got their [...]
March 15, 2019
New homes: Our pick of the new builds going on sale in London this weekend
New homes: Our pick of the new builds going on sale in London this weekend
New developments on the market this week Boat Race House, Barnes From £485,000 Enjoy a prime view of the finishing [...]
March 15, 2019