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Aylesford International’s Catherine Cockcroft on the past, present & future of the PCL lettings sector

INTERVIEW: Aylesford International’s well-known lettings boss, Catherine Cockcroft has just retired after an impressive 34 years with the Chelsea-based luxury agency. From buy-to-let booms to market downturns; tax changes to controversial new legislation, there’s very little she hasn’t seen or experienced during her career; we asked for her thoughts on the biggest changes to affect the sector over the last three decades, and predictions on what the future could hold…

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

High-end design studio completes eye-catching project at Hutchison’s 11-acre riverfront scheme in SW10; marquee apartment, launched just in time for this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show, features a full-floor ‘garden room’ complete with bespoke hanging beds, drinks bar and a living wall…

Brand & Deliver: On the evolution of luxury branded residences

The global branded residential property sector is changing, reports Knight Frank, as more hotel and lifestyle brands bring new visions and more diverse ambitions. ‘One could argue that the impact of the branded concept is diluted the more it moves away from the original hotel-driven traditional model,’ says the firm

Picks of the Bunch: Six must-see Chelsea Flower Show gardens

PrimeResi’s picks of the bunch at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show, which takes place from the 21st to the 25th May. Including two Royal spaces, two treehouses, two bee-related experiences, a preview of ‘the biggest gardening project in Europe’, and a Savills-sponsored sculpture garden