Hammersmith is a neighborhood located north of the Thames. Over the centuries, it has kept its British soul with small brick houses with Georgian architecture and their English gardens. Initially, the neighborhood housed a not very well-off population because many factories had taken place in this neighborhood. However, after the Second World War, the factories disappeared to make room for the headquarters of large groups such as L'Oreal, Disney or Sony Ericsson. Despite its attachment to British culture, the district has a very cosmopolitan spirit, composed of a population in front of all horizons.
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Since 2011, the property prices have risen by 29% in the United Kingdom and particularly in London, where prices reached a high record . According to UBS, the Swiss banking industry heavyweight, the risk of a housing bubble is high.
Therefore, in order to stop the price boom, the British government proposed solutions in its real-estate white paper of February 2017.
Besides, because of Brexit, the country may have a lower growth compared to the past years, with a loss of purchasing power for UK residents and a potential inflation rise. This phenomenon may have an impact on housing prices which may increase more slowly in London and which may favour foreign buyers.
Even if the United Kingdom is well-known for its rainy days and its unfavourable climate between October and April, you could benefit from a more affordable trip to London as hotels are less expensive during this period. However, it can be an unforgettable experience to visit London covered in a light layer of snow.
If you prefer visiting London in suitable weather conditions, it is better to favour the period from May to September. You will be able to enjoy discovery and entertainment thanks to longer sunny days as there are many festivals and cultural attractions which take place during this period, such as the Queen Elizabeth II's birthday.
The summer season of July and August is the most crowded one but it is a better guarantee of good weather conditions. Besides, there are various events which are organized during summer, such as the Championship Wimbledon. Nevertheless, as London attracts many tourists during this period of the year, you will have to foresee a travel budget more substantial and a longer time spent in queuing.
It is one of the best-known hanging bridges in England. It has a green color and was built in 1887 to allow vehicles and pedestrians to cross the Thames on the west side of London. The bridge was designed by the famous civil engineer "Sir Joseph Balzagette" and despite its antiquity, more than 20,000 vehicles continue to borrow it every day. Hammersmith Bridge has also become one of the most popular and photographed places in England.
Kings Mall is a shopping mall located in the Hammersmith area. It was built and opened in the early 1980s. It has more than thirty stores, including electronics, fashion, accessories and shoes stores, bookstores ... but also some cafes and restaurants. Kings Mall has the distinctive feature of containing some residential apartments just above the shopping mall.
London is the capital and the largest city in the United Kingdom. In addition to being an important economic, financial and artistic center in the world, London is renowned for being one of the most beautiful cities on the planet, but also one of the most diversified in terms of population.
London is also a city of history and includes many historic buildings, which today have left a very important residential housing stock.
Georgian house, luxury apartment and luxury condo, have made of London one of the most prestigious and most expensive cities in the world. The London climate perfectly symbolizes the oceanic climate, including regular rainfall throughout the year and a very limited amount of sunshin...