We're now less than two years away from the planned completion of the all new Crossrail development, which should be an exciting addition to London's transport network. In the coming months however, parts of the service will begin to take on passengers, which means you might not need to wait until December 2019 to take advantage of the Elizabeth Line.
"New year, new me" as the old adage goes. In the early months of 2018 a great many of us are trying to eat as healthily as possible, whether as part of a New Year's resolution, or to make up for the festive overindulgence. To make it that little bit easier, here at Berkeley Group we've chosen some of London's finest healthy eating spots for you to visit.
Valentine's Day is now just around the corner, and the more romantically inclined will no doubt be planning something special for their partner. And what better way to celebrate than a stroll around one of the capital's many beautiful neighbourhoods and parks. To help you plan your romantic day, we've handpicked some of London's best locations for a Valentine's stroll...
Soon to be one of the South Bank's most desirable property locations, One Blackfriars is one of our most exciting luxury developments, with a host of wonderful touches that we're really proud of. Let's take a look at some of the elements that make it such an attractive address...
Pancake Day is here, and with it comes an excellent excuse to indulge in these fluffy delights. If your pancake flipping skills aren't quite up to scratch, or you're in the mood for something particularly exquisite, then you're in for a treat....
The search for the perfect property can include many types of important criteria; the right number of bedrooms, good transport links, local schools etc, but there's one important element that's long been missing, or so far down the list it barely gets a look-in. Finally, this consideration is becoming a priority question for house-hunters...
This year, millions of people around the world will be marking the start of Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dog on 16th February. The events in London are considered to be the largest celebrations of Chinese New Year outside of Asia and promise to bring a great atmosphere again in 2018.
Virtual Reality has shown no signs of slowing down, and if last year was anything to go by then 2018 looks set to see the technology continue to flourish.
At one point in time, Virtual Reality was something that was reserved for the pages in a science fiction novel, but now with the rise of accessible VR platforms like Facebook's Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Playstation VR, this exciting new technology is helping to revolutionise sectors.
Mention Brick Lane and most people think of curry. It's long been a hub for London's Bangladeshi community, which has made it famous for its huge array of authentic curry restaurants. If you're planning on a jaunt to Brick Lane and are in the mood for a decent curry, take a look at our recommendations for the very best available.
London is one of the greenest cities in the world. This may come as a surprise, but London literally has the most green space of any city of its size, with around 35% given over to public parks. For residents this might come as less of a surprise, as most Londoners are very familiar with their favourite outdoor retreats. From Hyde Park to Hampstead Heath, there's always somewhere to go to spend a sunny afternoon or enjoy a wintery walk, with no end of other attractions and landmarks.
Keeping fit can be a tedious activity. Hours spent on the treadmill start blending together, the rowing machine feels like an endless trip to nowhere, and the sight of another set of dumbbells would be the last straw.
Changing things up can be what you need to keep yourself motivated, and motivation is just about the most important thing in keeping fit and healthy.
Christmas is a special time of year and decorating for the occasion is all part of the festive joy of the season. Whether you are taking a modern or traditional approach to Christmas decorations this year, there are plenty of trends and ideas out there to inspire a dreamy interior scheme.
At Christmas, the city of London hosts a wide array of exciting festive events and things to do with friends or family. Sometimes it can be difficult choosing between them, so to help arrange your Christmas plans we have selected our favourite events to visit if you are looking to experience some real Christmas magic...
One of London's most stylish streets, Savile Row, is situated in Mayfair in the heart of Central London. The street is famed for crafting beautiful bespoke tailoring since the 18th century, defining a pinnacle point in Britain's fashion industry. Recognised for catering to the rich and famous, the street is credited for tailoring suits for the likes of Daniel Craig, Michael Jackson and Winston Churchill.
Brighton is renowned for its pebble beaches, beautiful weather and iconic West Pier. The pier suffered a fire in 2003, leaving nothing but a skeleton of the original tourist attraction. Thirteen years later, Brighton welcomed an equally iconic tower, the British Airways i360, produced by the UK's largest airline which spans views of Brighton's south coast.
Berkeley is renowned for creating award winning homes that exceed expectations on every level. Our developments are all very different, ranging from traditional family homes in the countryside to city apartments and vibrant mixed use schemes, offering exciting choices for everyone.
Our primary objective is to create places where everyone in the community enjoys an excellent quality of life, and where the natural environment is protected.
The Berkeley Magazine is your guide to high-quality living, in London and beyond.
In our launch issue, you will find features on the most desirable locations for city, riverside and country living. The magazine also features cuisine from farmers markets to Michelin-starred restaurants, exclusive members clubs and luxurious furnishing for your home.
If you are thinking of buying a new home or investing in property, you will find The Berkeley Group Collection useful. Featuring Berkeley's current and forthcoming developments, the collection will assist with finding the right home for you.
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