Headlines for Monday 25th June 2018

Transaction numbers tumble by 15%

Deals are down across PCL, Greater London and England & Wales, according to London Central Portfolio’s monthly index

Countrywide pushes on with its ‘back to basics recovery plan’; cuts earnings forecast

An update on the Plc’s ‘strategic reset’ makes no mention of a new CEO; sends its share price plunging

Sleek Thornwood Gardens apartment asks £7.25m

2,600 square foot unit offered in the best building at discrete Kensington development

Gothic mansion opposite Regent’s Park offered for £11.5m

The Grade I listed former hospital on St Katharine’s Precinct features lavish contemporary interiors within Victorian Neo-Gothic walls

UK planning applications slide

116,700 applications were submitted to England’s district planning authorities in Q1, down 5% on the same period last year…

Battersea’s ‘Wren’ mansion relisted after chunky price cut

Now being offered at less than £1,000 psf, some say the Grade II-listed Old Battersea House was designed by the most famous British architect of them all..

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