Pan Peninsula, Canary Wharf

02 August 2016

The Pan Peninsula is located on the Isle of Dogs, E14, in the heart of London’s Docklands…and just round the corner from Henry Wiltshire Canary Wharf. Flats in the development are available for both sale and rent – it’s both a fantastic investment opportunity and a great place to live.

When the Pan Peninsula opened in 2009, it brought a new style of building to London’s Docklands. The development comprises two towers of different heights which are colourfully lit at night … Read more ›

Separate beds – a new trend for two master bedrooms

07 July 2016

New research shows that as many as one in six couples sleep in separate bedrooms. It’s not that relationships are on the rocks, nor is it a new method of contraception. Modern lives have become more hectic, meaning that sleep is not only more necessary but also more hard-won. After a hard day of client negotiations and meetings, the last thing anyone needs is a snoring partner keeping them awake. Many sleep therapists recommend sleeping alone for a better night, … Read more ›

Fish Island – a new focus for the East End

17 May 2016

Fish Island is located near Bow, just west of Stratford, and across the water from the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, built for the 2012 games. The community is a wonderful mix, with artists and creatives buying property on Fish Island as well City workers looking to break from the corporate world when they get home.

Chloe Robinson, Branch Manager at Henry Wiltshire’s Bow Office, says, “London’s East End was once the capital’s industrial heart, with Fish Island playing an important part. … Read more ›

Where to Live in London – Royal Docks, E16

28 April 2016

With regeneration in London’s East End going from strength to strength, Royal Docks is the capital’s newest area for development.

Docks and location

The Royal Docks comprise four historic shipping quays on the north bank of the Thames: Victoria Dock, Royal Albert Dock, King George V Dock and Pontoon Dock, located just east of Canary Wharf and the Isle of Dogs.

Business opportunities
The new Business Port is expected to attract many Asian companies and generate huge economic growth.

Chinese business district development company ABP … Read more ›

Agency fees – clarity and transparency for landlords and tenants

21 April 2016

The new Consumer Rights Act introduced in October 2015 made it compulsory for lettings agents nationwide to publish their fees in a clear and upfront manner, offering landlords and tenants transparent information and enabling them to make informed choices. Where the fee is variable, estate agents must give the proportion or percentage from which it is calculated.

“Having our fees clearly displayed is better for everyone.”

The law was created to protect landlords and tenants from “hidden” charges. While it’s sad that … Read more ›

Why Estate Agents Say Bow Has a Great Atmosphere

14 January 2016

Estate Agents in Bow will be the first ones to advise you to rent or buy in this popular area due to its thriving community. Historical properties, industrial past and recent regeneration make Bow a mix of new and old with a traditional British feel. Read on for more information.

Properties

First of all, to assess an atmosphere of a place it is important to address the history of the place. Bow traditionally was an industrial area, predominantly populated with large warehouse … Read more ›