Mention the magic words Anton Mosimann and images of The Belfry in Belgravia and a charismatic chef spring to mind. Anton is both a national and local celebrity, whose cooking style influenced a nation. Here he shares one of his famous signature dishes and the secret to a stress-free Christmas.Read More
Many spectacular properties have come to the market this year from town houses to luxury apartments. We have sold and let homes across Belgravia, Kensington and Chelsea. But which ones have we enjoyed selling and letting the most? Here our sales and lettings teams share their favourite moments and properties of 2016.Read More
What makes the perfect castle? Battlements? Tick! Turrets? Tick! Moat? Tick! Starborough Castle has it all. There’s a cosy great hall, with a minstrel’s gallery (aka the kitchen) above and two oak-panelled bedrooms with a bathroom below. It might be small, but it’s perfectly formed.Read More
Behind every great company, there is a great team. And behind the scenes at Henry & James, two key people standout.
Most of our clients don’t know they exist. Some of our suppliers might not know them either, but they are the vital cogs that keep the wheels turning at Henry & James. They look after everything from paying landlords on time to arranging new sales instructions.Read More
Belgravia regularly tops the list of some the most desirable places to live in London, and the world’s movers and shakers are drawn to the area. With its central location, sugar-frosted, white stucco mansions and their piped icing detail, the leafy streets and pretty garden squares across SW1X retain their celebrity connections. Here are 10 streets, where everyone from Mozart to Roger Moore once lived or owned a slice of Belgravia.Read More
We would not want to be in Philip Hammond’s shoes when he rises to make his first Autumn Statement in the Commons on 23 November. The Chancellor has an in-tray the size of Big Ben and, in the wake of the vote for Brexit, a particularly hard hand to play.
But one measure we would urge on him, drawing on our first-hand experience of the prime central London property market, is to review the stamp duty regime, particularly as it effects £1 million-plus properties.Read More
As the rental market in central London surges ahead, we meet the team who is helping to shape the future of lettings across South West London.
Matthew Scott (Property Manager) is a familiar face in central London. He has worked in the area for more than 20 years, both in Belgravia as well as Kensington & Chelsea. During his career, he has managed more than 1,000 properties, ranging from Grade-I Listed buildings to multi-million pound apartments.Read More