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  • Fighting talk ahead as property heavyweights prepare to square up

    Residential Land have been mentioned in the Evening Standard ahead of the Props Breakfast in October hosted at the Dorchester, London. This year Bruce Ritchie CEO of Residential Land & Michael Slade CEO of Helical Bar will partake in a live Commercial vs Residential debate hosted by Emma Crosby. Michael Slade has for a number of […]...read full article

  • Our favourite places to visit near Paddington

    Commonly associated with a certain famous Peruvian bear, Paddington boasts an amazing location in Central West London with plenty of excellent restaurants, shops and amenities, and fantastic transport links across the city and beyond. Despite all these attractions it’s managed to remain relatively under the radar for years, as buyers are often distracted by the […]...read full article

  • Upcoming Events this Summer in Paddington

    There’s plenty going on in W2 this summer, an area which even hosts its very own summer festival throughout the months of July and August with a packed calendar full of fun events. Meanwhile if you’re looking for something cultural, Canal Cafe Theatre has all your comedy and theatrical needs covered.   Paddington Festival Paddington […]...read full article

  • Places to Eat and Drink in Paddington

    Paddington has a wide range of restaurants, with everything from casual Italian pizzerias and chic fine French restaurants to an authentic Ethiopian eatery and even an opera-and-dinner concept spot!     Pearl Liang Ignore the current Crossrail chaos and take a trip to Pearl Liang, a sophisticated Chinese restaurant on the lovely Sheldon Square. Serving […]...read full article

  • Bruce Ritchie talks to Estates Gazette on the hot topic of price per sq ft in London

    Bruce Ritchie, CEO of Residential Land, talks to Alex Peace at Estates Gazette on the findings from their London Residential Research team, showing that price per sq ft in London has been driven through the £1000 per sq ft mark, not only in Prime Central London areas but the fringe areas surrounding it as well. […]...read full article

  • Our favourite places to visit in St Johns Wood

    The original London suburb, St John’s Wood has gone from being out in the sticks at the beginning of the 19th century to the heart of North West London as our fair capital continues to sprawl outwards. Fortunately, despite now being easily accessible from central London, NW8 retains a close village feel and sense of […]...read full article

  • Upcoming Events this Summer in St John’s Wood

    Inkeeping with the intellectual inhabitants of this lovely area, the summer schedule in St John’s Wood is packed full of cultural highlights at the Cockpit Theatre and Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, although sports fans haven’t been forgotten with England v Australia Test Matches at Lords and even a Flying Trapeze School in nearby Regent’s […]...read full article

  • Places to Eat and Drink in St John’s Wood

    Residents of this North London neighbourhood are spoilt for choice when it comes to drinking and dining options, with everything from Harry Morgan’s infamous salt beef bagels to fine dining and haute cuisine at Ozz Restaurant. Make sure you take a trip to Gelato Mio while the weather’s hot too! Harry Morgan’s A local institution […]...read full article

  • Our favourite places to visit in and around South Kensington

    Combining world-class museums, a booming French community and a lot of stunning architecture, South Kensington can sometimes feel like a miniature Paris in the heart of West London. With the buttery croissants of Bute Street and top Lycée schools it is clear France has had an effect on the local restaurants, which have been upping […]...read full article

  • Upcoming Events this Summer in and around South Kensington

    High-end summer entertainment options are a dime a dozen in South Kensington this year, with the outdoor opera returning to nearby Holland Park, a diverse new exhibition at the V&A, and even a brilliant butterfly marquee popping up at the Natural History Museum for adults and children alike. Opera Holland Park With the peacocks roaming […]...read full article

  • Places to Eat and Drink in South Kensington

    South Kensington has long held a reputation for fine dining with restaurants such as Babylon at Kensington Roof Gardens and Conran’s Bibendum, but in recent years they’ve embraced all sorts of eateries including Spanish, French and Italian as well as a few well-chosen gourmet gastropubs, so every craving from ciabatta sandwich to carpaccio is covered. […]...read full article

  • Places to Eat and Drink in Chelsea

    Chelsea has a vibrant food and drink scene with a range of new restaurants and old favourites perfect for a date night dinner, casual lunch or relaxing weekend brunch. With many Parisian-style brasseries catering to the large French population, a number of champagne and cocktail bars and some innovative additions, you can get everything from […]...read full article

  • Our favourite places to visit in Chiswick

    Nestled inside a big bend of the Thames and packed full of riverside gastropubs, top restaurants and glorious green spaces, cheerful Chiswick in West London has to be one of the best places to enjoy the summer months. Despite the village atmosphere and close-knit community, there’s always something new to see or do in Chiswick […]...read full article

  • Places to eat and drink in Chiswick

    Characterful Chiswick may not have the renowned gastronomic reputation of other London areas, but there are plenty of excellent places to eat and drink here. From authentic Italian sourdough pizzas and green pub gardens to Michelin-starred dining and fine foods from the Farmer’s Market, W4 has your summer eats covered. Franco Manca This beloved sourdough […]...read full article

  • Upcoming Events this Summer in Chiswick

    Despite the village atmosphere and close-knit community, there’s always something new to see or do in Chiswick for everyone from new residents to long-term locals. We’ve searched high and low for the best places to eat and drink, fantastic upcoming events and our favourite attractions in the W4 area to help you make the most […]...read full article

  • Top 10 tips on how to keep your home safe while you’re away

    Sunny skies and the hot days of July are finally upon us, which for many Londoners means one thing: time to escape the city! But whether you’re heading to the Cotswolds or the Caribbean, the last thing you need is to worry about the security of your home while you’re away, or worse, come home […]...read full article

  • Nobody wants to be seen as token

    Emma Whitby-Smith, Head of Investment at Residential Land talks to Estate Gazette about diversity within the property industry. When I first started in the property industry 30 years ago, diversity on any scale didn’t really exist, or if it did, it wasn’t high on the list of management priorities. Any industry that is reliant on […]...read full article

  • Residential Land buys 4b Merchant Square, Paddington

    Residential Land can confirm that it has bought 60 luxury flats for long leasehold at 4b Merchant Square, Paddington. For further information please read the article by Estate Gazette and Property Week below. Ritchie buys Paddington PRS block Bruce Ritchie’s Residential Land has bought a block of 60 luxury flats in Paddington, W2, for £60m from Malaysian […]...read full article

  • Residential Land exceed their £4k donation target for the Ahoy Charity

    On the 19th June 2015, Residential Land took to the Thames and rowed nearly 9 miles in choppy and cool conditions to raise money for the Ahoy Charity. The brave Residential Land ‘Iron Duke‘ team consisted of Emma Whitby-Smith, David Keir, Tessa Ferguson, Mark Barker, Gaynor Whiting and Andrew Mckee.   Team Iron Duke put […]...read full article

  • What should PRS stand for?

    Residential Land has recently been featured in Property Week within the Perspectives section. Bruce Ritchie explains what PRS should stand for and the challenges that the private rental sector has to face. The article in Property Week is detailed below otherwise you can click here to go to Property Week website. The growing market needs international investment […]...read full article

  • Residential Land goes offplan in west London

    Residential Land is proud to announce that it has completed on Palace Wharf, a deal for a riverside scheme in Fulham that has planning permission for 27 residential units. For further information please read the article in Property Week below or follow the link to read it on the Property Week website Ritchie’s Residential Land […]...read full article

  • Residential Land goes offplan in west London

    Residential Land is proud to announce that it has completed on Palace Wharf, a deal for a riverside scheme in Fulham that has planning permission for 27 residential units. For further information please read the article in Property Week below or follow the link to read it on the Property Week website Ritchie’s Residential Land […]...read full article