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Rachel Trevor-Morgan Millinery (photo copyright Rachel Trevor-Morgan)

WHERE TO BUY YOUR HAT FOR THE SEASON

With Ascot just around the corner and wedding season in full swing, The Resident rounds up four of the best London hat shops to top off your formal summer ensemble

The Fox & Grapes' regularly updated a la carte menu is overseen by 2 Michelin starred chef Claude Bosi

THE FOX AND GRAPES: COUNTRY CHARM IN SW19

With its oak beams and cosy nooks the Fox and Grapes in Wimbledon has all the charm of a country village pub with the added convenience of being in South West London

The Earl Spencer

EARL SPENCER ON WIMBLEDON BOOKFEST

Charles Spencer, history author and the ninth Earl Spencer, reveals his family connections with Wimbledon and why he’s looking forward to Wimbledon BookFest this October  Have you always been interested in history? Yes – it’s always been my passion. In the mid-’70s I represented my prep school in a history prize, coming third nationally in […]

Phil Spencer

PHIL SPENCER’S SOUTH WEST LONDON

To celebrate SW resident’s 25th anniversary, Location Location Location star Phil Spencer reveals his favourite restaurants, shops, streets, pastimes in Wandsworth, Battersea and neigbouring areas Isn’t it wonderful just to see Battersea Power Station used,’ declares Phil Spencer as he takes on the role of Guest Editor as part of our 25th anniversary celebrations. Phil was […]

For the bilingual class of the Wix Primary School in Battersea, only 14 siblings were admitted, no others – surely making it the London school with the smallest catchment area

THE PROPERTY MARKET CATCHMENT DILEMA

For families looking for a new home, is it worth paying a premium to be located within a school catchment area? Karen Tait reports As another school year starts, parents will be all too aware of the importance of living in the right catchment area. Just a few digits in a postcode can make all […]

View of open plan living - The Filaments Penthouse Collection - Suna Interior Design

INTERIOR INSPIRATION IN WANDSWORTH

Clever use of art, lighting and a contemporary colour palette combine to create the striking interiors of this Wandsworth penthouse in The Filaments developement Show homes often look stale, contemporary yet soulless, but at the top of one of Wandsworth’s newest towers you’ll find a show home you would love to live in. The penthouse at […]

Why Wimbledon Village is a sought-after place to live

WHY WIMBLEDON IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE

Wimbledon offers a taste of town and country, which is much appreciated by its residents, finds Resident Property Editor Karen Tait  At a time when much is being made of the disparity between property prices in the capital and the rest of the country, it’s interesting to note the continuing strength of interest in London […]

MODERN MEDITERRANEAN STYLE FOR YOUR HOME

Med motifs have been given a contemporary look for summer. Update your home with classic tiled walls and floors, graphic motifs and bold blues and yellows but with a chic, designer edge. See our gallery for inspiring ideas and stockists…

Dodgeball Tournament Wimbledon Park

UK’S BIGGEST DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT

The charity for learning disability Mencap is hosting the UK’s biggest Dodgeball tournament at Wimbledon Park, on Saturday 6 September. Teams from all over London don their finest group fancy dress and throw balls at each other in an attempt to be crowned champions of this prestigious event. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qUpzAw5Kw7M The London Beer Factory are sponsoring […]

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RUSH HAIR OPENS SALON IN CLAPHAM

RUSH Hair and Beauty is celebrating its 20th anniversary by opening a 63rd saloon on Clapham High Street In 1994 a premier hair salon called RUSH HAIR opened in Wimbledon. Now in its 20th year there are 63 RUSH salons, with the latest opening in Clapham High Street. The expert team, using Kérastase, L’Oréal Professional […]

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