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Parking problems in Notting Hill

Yesterday's Evening Standard featured an article about Ledbury Road, Notting Hill, and its rather confusing parking rules. The problem lies with the fact that the street is situated on the boundary between two London boroughs - (Royal Borough of) Kensington & Chelsea and City of Westminster. Supposedly, and for the purposes of parking, this boundary…

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Restoration of Leighton House

Yesterday's Guardian had a great double-page spread on Leighton House (12 Holland Park Road, W14) and its ongoing restoration. Originally built in the 19th century to designs by architect George Aitchison as a home for Lord Leighton, a painter and sculptor, it was extended considerably over the next few decades. The article talks about of…

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The Tabernacle on Powis Square reopens

The Independent recently featured an article about the famous Tabernacle venue on Powis Square, W11 that has been a very important part of Notting Hill over the years, but unfortunately fell into a certain amount of disrepair in recent times. A former Church, the venue has recently undergone a £1 million refurbishment and has…

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