Where do you begin when you decide to move into or around the London region?. There are many places to choose from and so it can be difficult to narrow down your choice. The best way to go about this it to search through London’s postcode regions because it will split everything up into only a few digestible chunks.
The W or Western and Paddington postcode area is one of them and is responsible for the entire Borough of Westminster and parts of the Boroughs of Kensington & Chelsea, Ealing, Camden, Hammersmith & Fulham, Hounslow and Brent. The area start at the centre of London then moves west along the river Thames. It is made up of twenty-six smaller postcode areas that range from W1 to W14, with the former being split into even more additional districts from W1A to W1H. This decision to create these sub-areas was introduced as a means to improve navigation and the accuracy of mail delivery, as well as the amount of information included on street signs.
The W1S district comprises of Hanover Square and Savile Row, both of which are located in the Borough of Westminster and use the post town address of LONDON. The W1 area is bordered by the W2, SW1, WC1, WC2 and NW1 districts. W1 is a central London location so this means that house prices are expensive. Flats starts at around £614,000 for a single bedroom and increase in price for each additional room, with a three bedrooms costing about £2,374,000 and six bedrooms costing roughly £3,592,000. The cheapest houses contain only one bedroom and sell for approximately £1,776,000. Three bedroom houses are more expensive at approximately £2,653,800 and the larger six bedroom homes sell for almost £7,687,000.
Savile Row is here and it is world famous for being a key institution for tailors. It is a mecca for men’s clothing and only produces products of the finest quality. There are many establishments here such as Chester Barrie, Davies and Son, Gieves & Hawkes, Hardy Amies, Henry Poole & Co, Norton and Sons, Richard James and many more. Customers to these stores include the likes of Lord Nelson, Winston Churchill, Napoleon III and Mohammad Ali Jinnah. The Beatles recorded at the nearby Apple Studious and their final live performance occurred on its rooftops. The area has been featured many times in popular entrainment.
Hanover Square was developed in the early 18th and it soon became a fashionable area to live for the aristocrats. Same of the homes from this period still exist but more have been built throughout time. There are mostly just offices here nowadays, with the likes of Vogue, MVA Consultancy, the Global Head Quarters of Stephen Smart & Co and more operating here.
With all this to offer W1S must be your first choice for a new London home and so if you want to get here as soon as possible you should give Man and Van a ring on 020 3743 9354
. We will be able to answer any questions you may have and give you advice over the phone. Once we’ve told you all about the different services we provide we can offer a free no commitment quote. When parking space has been booked with Westminster Council
we can come ready to tackle all the jobs you require. We’ll pack and your goods, move your furniture, put them on transport and have them taken to your new home in the W1S area.