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Compliance Update - Legionnaire's Disease

Legionnaire's Disease
Legionnaire's disease, a potentially fatal form of pneumonia, can be caused by drinking water that has lain warm and still, conditions which foster the multiplication of legionella bacteria. Landlords have a legal obligation to ensure the health and safety of their tenants by keeping the property safe and free of health hazards. The Control of Substances Hazardous to ...

Pitshanger Lane - the community hub

Pitshanger Lane - the community hub
Originally Pitshanger Road and first mentioned in 1493, Pitshanger Lane is now used to refer to the street of independent shops, cafes and restaurants as well as the surrounding residential streets, most of which were built just after the turn of the 20th century.
Serving the northernmost region of the W5 postcode, Pitshanger Lane boasts an impressive ...

Thorgills June Market Insight

June Market Insight
The property market ebbs and flows naturally throughout the year in accordance with gentle fluctuations in supply and demand. For example, July and August are traditionally busy months for lettings and February and March are two particularly active months for the sales market. December is notoriously quiet in both divisions, however those who are in the market are both serious and ...

Shepherds Bush - the home of the first marathon finishing line!

Shepherds Bush - the home of the first marathon finishing line!
Whilst its name supposedly originates from a time when it was a resting place for shepherds on their way to Smithfield Market in the city, the area is now the resting place of young professionals and families. Known in the past as a favourite amongst antipodean backpackers, the bedsits have made way for larger apartments and restored family ...

Thorgills May Market Insight

May Market Insight
Regardless of the political zeitgeist, fortunately the property market is kept in motion by those who have a firm need to move house, be that due to a work relocation, a change in family circumstances or for financial reasons. Those who are not fully committed to moving may delay their plans, but those who are set on making the move will continue regardless. Buyers, sellers, ...