London buses: The boroughs making most money from bus fines

London buses: The boroughs making most money from bus fines

Driving in London can be a hard job, from the congestion charges, endless traffic and avoiding tourists walking in the street to grab the perfect snap.  But there is one tricky driving... Read more »
East London boroughs rank highest in London house price index

East London boroughs rank highest in London house price index

Recently published Land Registry figures show, as of March 2023, Barking and Dagenham on the top, followed by Havering in second spot. Waltham Forest and Redbridge were ranked fourth and fifth.  A house price index is... Read more »
Figures show Ukraine refugee numbers in east London boroughs

Figures show Ukraine refugee numbers in east London boroughs

As of March 31 this year, 2,544 arrivals had been placed across east London boroughs. They arrived under the Homes for Ukraine scheme, launched by the government after Russia’s invasion of its neighbour. More than... Read more »
South London boroughs have most water fountains in capital – South London News

South London boroughs have most water fountains in capital – South London News

By Noah Vickers, Local Democracy Reporter A wide disparity in the number of public drinking fountains across London boroughs has been revealed. According to data obtained by water bottle company Ocean Bottle,... Read more »
South London boroughs ‘strongly object’ to Beddington expansion plans

South London boroughs ‘strongly object’ to Beddington expansion plans

Viridor wants to increase the capacity of its Beddington facility by 10%, from 347,422 tonnes to 382,286 tonnes per year. Earlier this month, the Environment Agency launched a consultation which runs until... Read more »
What are east London’s happiest and unhappiest boroughs?

What are east London’s happiest and unhappiest boroughs?

Figures have been released suggesting how happy east Londoners were in the year ending March 2022. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released data providing estimates of personal wellbeing for each borough... Read more »
London boroughs: Bromley’s lively homes market bucks slow sales trend

London boroughs: Bromley’s lively homes market bucks slow sales trend

H ouse hunters seeking space and value during the pandemic have created a new heatmap of buying and selling across the capital. Some are leafily suburban west London villages, others are good... Read more »
Rental prices in London: the cheapest and most expensive boroughs

Rental prices in London: the cheapest and most expensive boroughs

Rental prices in London have undergone their largest annual rise in over 20 years as people return to the capital after the Covid crisis. Prime London rental values increased by 3.3% between... Read more »
Safest and most dangerous boroughs for young drivers revealed – South London News

Safest and most dangerous boroughs for young drivers revealed – South London News

Analysis from a car insurer has found one South London borough is among the safest places to drive in the UK for young drivers, while another is listed among the most dangerous.... Read more »
The worst London boroughs for bike thefts have been named

The worst London boroughs for bike thefts have been named

Name a sight that’s as equal parts funny and tragic as a bicycle plucked clean of all its essential parts and left on the street like a discarded post-Sunday lunch chicken carcass. ... Read more »