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Oct 7th 2019

Brewing Stories is a project set up and run by educational charity digital:works. The three West London breweries included in the project are the Griffin Brewery (Fuller’s) in Chiswick, the Ram Brewery (Young’s) in Wandsworth and the Stag Brewery (Watney’s) in Mortlake. This undertaking is an oral history of the people who worked in these main […]

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Oct 2nd 2019

To coincide with the release of Fifa 20, Ogilvy & Sneyd have recently completed research into the weekly wages of some of the UK’s most well-known Premier League footballers.  An interactive resource shows how many days, weeks or months it would take these footballers to purchase your house outright. A new tool allows you to […]

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Sep 30th 2019

There has been a consistent rise in residential property owners looking to let their property, with a 15.3% increase across London from January to August this year compared to the same period in 2018. Properties on the market through real estate firm JLL have increased across the capital, though there are notable hotspots in key […]

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Sep 19th 2019

Where are the most and least affordable cities to rent in England, in 2019? Recent data has shown that rent is unaffordable in over half of the cities in England. To maintain an adequate standard of living, experts advise that tenants should spend no more than 30% of their gross salary on rent. Using average income […]

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Sep 18th 2019

A new online tool helps Londoners to seek discounts by revealing the level of air pollution of individual properties. Research reveals that if Londoners are aware that the house or flat they are looking to buy or rent breaches World Health Organisation safety limits for air quality, then 36% would look for a discount on […]

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Sep 11th 2019

A recent report by KIS Finance has revealed that as more people struggle to get on the property ladder, 23.5% of Brits are reliant on help from their parents, or other family members, to fund the deposit to buy their first home. The survey reveals how much longer individuals are having to wait before they can buy […]

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Aug 27th 2019

New research conducted by property website Zoopla and the Society of Garden Designers, reveals that the nation’s love of gardens is as keen as ever, with 50% of Brits believing a well-designed garden is as important or more important than a well-designed bathroom or kitchen. The poll of 2,000 people found that the desire for good design is […]

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Aug 22nd 2019

One in six Britons who undertake DIY projects in the home have injured themselves in the process, recent research has revealed*. One of the leading cause of accidents in the UK are falls from ladders, with 6,372 admissions to NHS hospitals between 2017/18. From balancing on chairs when using power tools to perching on window-sills to […]

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Aug 16th 2019

Londoners spend much of their lives in cramped spaces – on heaving platforms, packed tubes, busy pavements or in crowded pubs and restaurants. So when they get home, it’s understandable that they’d want some space to spread out. Unfortunately, many Londoners have to live in cramped homes too. If you live in the capital and […]

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Aug 10th 2019

Smartphone users can now collect data from their gardens. Climate change-induced weather events and intensive agricultural practices have led to a global soil crisis that will exacerbate worldwide hunger and food shortages, an issue that could potentially affect approximately 1.3 billion people. Given that around 95 % of human sustenance is grown from soil, the Food […]

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