London’s Victoria travels upmarket

Artist’s image of the Nova Building

A £2.2bn makeover could help the drab central district challenge its high-end neighbours and become more than just a transport hub


London offices hit by conversion trend

Businesses displaced as properties are turned into residences

Lords of London vie for design supremacy

Foster and Rogers have transformed the physical fabric of the city, writes Edwin Heathcote

A view of Stroud from Rodborough common
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The Stroud area – an earthy paradise

The housing market in the still ‘real’ part of the Cotswolds appears to offer excellent value

The twilight of private ownership in Scotland?

Landowners must be trembling in their boots – irrespective of vote result, says Merryn Somerset Webb

Tax clampdown on property owners alert

Proposals will deter investment, advisers warn

Milkhouse Farm, a three-bedroom home in Pewsey with six acres of land, £1.2m

Marlborough, UK: cottage charm and tech jobs

The Wiltshire town has a distinctive high street, a famous college and lots of IT and manufacturing groups based nearby

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South Cornwall’s sea change in fortunes

Over the past 20 years, the southwest tip of England has been transformed from underachiever to high-end haven

Six-bedroom Georgian house in Elm Row, Hampstead, £6.5m

Hampstead: the heath is on for French buyers

Bilingual school is helping to attract foreign buyers to the north London area

The Priory murder
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Balham: murder in suburbia

A look back at a dark and mysterious episode in the history of the south London neighbourhood favoured by City high-flyers

Balham and The Priory in pictures

The popular south London neighbourhood and the site of a notorious Victorian murder

Royal Deeside: ‘dear Paradise’ in Scotland

The area is home to Balmoral Castle but upmarket property in this part of the Highlands rarely comes up for sale

Palladian powerhouse

The restoration of Dumfries House in Scotland

Farnham: market town’s appeal for high-end buyers

A spate of new developments is bringing a different feel to pockets of the town, 35 miles southwest of London

London’s Shepherd’s Bush: gentrification at last?

District has remained on fringe of social respectability

Bonny by the Clyde: the regeneration of Glasgow

Eye-catching developments along the banks of the river are helping enhance the ‘second city of the empire’

Totteridge: one of Britain’s richest suburbs

The north London residential area is where low-key millionaires choose homes for living rather than investing

School fuels Cranbrook’s mini property boom

Parents are prepared to pay a 20 per cent premium for a home in catchment area of the popular Kent grammar

Horsham’s property market in pole position

Despite its good location for commuters, the town’s high-end market has yet to take off

Zoopla's IPO price range values it at up to £1bn

Valuation range suggests trading at a lower earnings multiple to Rightmove