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London rental areas: Dulwich

By rentonomy on March 22, 2017

The first time you set foot in Dulwich Village, it’s likely you’ll have to pull out Google Maps just to make sure you are in fact still in London. The SE21 postcode apparently misread the guidelines for what a London town should look like, winning many admirers with its cosy cottages, vast woodlands and village-y…


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…


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…


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…


C.I.A: Central Indulgence Areas

By rentonomy on November 7, 2016

If you were to ask the majority of people where they would like to live in the capital, we’re quite sure that most of them would choose somewhere in prime central London. Unfortunately, the ones who can afford prime London’s average prices of £3,000 per month are very much in the minority. Still, the rest of us…


London bridges

By rentonomy on October 27, 2016

London Bridge is most certainly not falling down. In fact, the bridges that line the capital are not only structurally sound (that’s a minimum requirement, of course), but they are majestically lighting up London’s skyline – especially at night. If you’re living in London it won’t take long before you notice one of these huge bridges…


10 awesome London towns in the autumn

By rentonomy on October 12, 2016

We all love the warm sun beating down on us, but it can’t be denied that there really is something quite enchanting about the crisp air of an autumn afternoon. Despite the fact there are no bank holidays and days begin to transition into night much faster, we happen to think that autumn is the best time of year in…


London’s best museums and the areas they inhabit

By rentonomy on October 7, 2016

You may have already noticed that London is full of history. Whether it’s the centuries-old buildings or the abundance of museums dotted all over the capital reminding us of the city’s colourful past. The museums themselves tend to be located in pretty trendy areas, too. With all this history and culture, we thought it was only right…


London Italia: the best pizza restaurants in London

By rentonomy on September 21, 2016

London enjoys a good relationship with Italians, with areas such as Farringdon and Clerkenwell being referred to as “Little Italy” in the past. There are also more than a few Italian restaurants in the capital – and while pasta is a popular choice of food, nothing beats a delicious pizza. But where do you go to find the…

St James's Park Lake – East from the Blue Bridge - 2012-10-06

Parks & Rec: London’s best open spaces

By rentonomy on September 14, 2016

Some people may be surprised that a heavily built-up city like London offers a vast amount of lush open spaces to explore. Whether you want to find a picnic-perfect spot, unkept terrain, or replicate a countryside stroll, you won’t be short for choices in the capital. Many renters prefer a location close to a park when searching for a property, which…