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Studio lovin’: A guide to studio flats in London

By rentonomy on February 17, 2017

London is one of the most exciting and sought-after cities in the world. The city offers 24/7 entertainment, is a splendid mix of old and new and has an abundance of architectural delights. All this means that living here comes at a premium: the average rent for a one-bedroom apartment can be anywhere between £1,200…

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London rental areas: Stratford

By rentonomy on January 30, 2017

If ever there was one town that personified the word ‘regeneration’, we would be willing to bet that it would be the east London area of Stratford. Almost five years after hosting the 2012 Olympics, Stratford is flourishing, gaining a status as one of the most exciting places to live in London. This E15 postcode is home…

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Christmas in London

By rentonomy on December 20, 2016

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and there aren’t too many places jollier than London. Ok, so we might not get a white Christmas, but there are so many things to do and see during the season of Santa, we imagine snow will be the last thing on your mind. So, sit back, get merry…

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An alternative guide to your first week in London

By rentonomy on December 14, 2016

We know the deal: you’ve just moved to England’s capital and you’re excited to see and do all the tourist attractions that make London so popular. A visit to Buckingham Palace, a look around the Tower of London and perhaps a spot of retail therapy on Oxford Street. While the temptation to spend your first…

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7 areas defining east London

By rentonomy on November 29, 2016

We recently covered seven areas defining north London and now we’re turning our attention to seven areas to keep an eye on in east London. Over the last 10 years, east London has experienced a real boom in popularity. Canary Wharf is a popular residential hotspot, the City has some of the most expensive rents in the…

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London’s boutique cinemas

By rentonomy on November 25, 2016

Even in these modern times of instant HD streaming through platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime, there’s still something about going to watch a movie at the cinema that’s hard to beat. There are a string of cinemas in London that have managed to combine the feeling of watching a movie on your comfy couch with the big screen experience offered…

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London rentals areas: Highgate

By rentonomy on November 23, 2016

Highgate offers sweeping open spaces, quaint village shops and picturesque Georgian and Victorian homes to Londoners’ who want to escape from a busy city life. However, living in the N6 postcode doesn’t mean that you need to be disconnected from the rest of the capital; a tube service on the Northern Line takes you directly to…

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London’s village areas

By rentonomy on November 18, 2016

We all love a weekend getaway to the countryside – the acres of green space, quaint country pubs and the fresh air come as a welcome alternative to the usual hustle and bustle of London. Well, most of London that is, because there are a few areas in the capital that replicate many of the village towns found…

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Celebrity areas in London

By rentonomy on November 11, 2016

Let’s not beat around the bush: we all love the celebrity, we just can’t help ourselves. For decades we’ve had a fascination with how the rich and famous live, from their current relationships to the restaurants they’re photographed dining at. With London being one of the most popular cities in the world, it’s no surprise…

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Shop ’til you drop: London’s best shopping centres

By rentonomy on November 10, 2016

It’s no hidden secret that England’s capital is a shopper’s dream. From the world-famous Oxford Street to upmarket Knightsbridge, our streets are lined with boutique designer shops, high-street brand favourites and just about everything else in between. Over the last 10 years there has been an influx of shopping centres cropping up in London, offering residents…