Headlines for Friday 24th May 2019

Leonardo da Vinci designed an ideal city that was centuries ahead of its time

500 years after his death, Leonardo’s ideas are not simply valid – they actually suggest a way forward for urban planning, writes Alessandro Melis

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Rents soaring in SW London as supply shortage ‘bites’

Rental prices in areas like Putney, Wandsworth and Clapham rose three times faster in Q1 compared with other parts of the capital – and Chestertons has a theory on why…

Property Ombudsman issues revised Codes of Practice with ‘substantial’ changes for agents

TPO’s new Codes for property agents comes into play on 1st June, including ‘substantial’ updates to reflect the Tenant Fees Act, Client Money Protection, GDPR requirements, and expanded guidance on dual fees and referral fees

Kersfield lines up Grade I listed conversion project in Bath

Glorious John Pinch townhouse on Sion Hill Place is being turned into a set of seven luxury apartments

£14.5m price tag for super-luxe townhouse on Chester Terrace

Grade I listed Nash residence hits the market after a no-expense-spared refurbishment; finish involves paintwork and gilding by Alistair Erskine, bespoke furniture by Jonathan Sainsbury, Hermès fabrics and a roof garden designed by Pulbrook & Gould

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The Deep End: Avoiding headaches in basement building

Multi-millionaire Ron Dennis has recently received planning permission for a 230-foot subterranean garage beneath his mansion in Surrey to house his...

Could the resi property market be on the cusp of an upward swing?

Here is a man who bites a dog story. The truth is that the residential property market, certainly above £1million, has fallen in value, by at least 35%...

Albert Hill of The Modern House on Classicism, algorithms and the ‘flight to quality’

April was busy. One of the busiest months that The Modern House has ever experienced, in fact. You don’t need us to tell you that there have been certain...

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Friday Showcase: Ten featured prime resi listings

Each week, LonRes highlights a selection of properties currently available to buy and rent, from Prime Central London uber-pads to country...

Morpheus unveils £9m garden-themed penthouse at Chelsea Waterfront

Top-end design house Morpheus has put the finishing touches to a turnkey penthouse unit at Chelsea Waterfront. The launch of the horticulturally-themed...

First Look: Inside CIT’s £500m Regent’s Crescent, London’s only Grade I listed new-build

CIT has pulled the covers back on its reinvention of an entire Nash crescent in Regent's Park. It's launch time for the hotly-anticipated Regent's...

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