Buyers seek cachet in Hammersmith’s village-style living

30 November 2021

Financial Times

Superb Underground connections and relative affordability are the two key drivers for child-free couples moving to Hammersmith, while great state and private schools have long attracted families, including three of the capital’s best independent day schools, Godolphin and Latymer, St Paul’s Girls’ School and Latymer Upper School.

Central Hammersmith, a business and transport hub, might not have the cachet of neighbouring Chiswick or Kensington but, as Harry Thompson, a copywriter who moved into a flat in Ravenscourt Park in February, says: “Once you get over first impressions of the flyover and addled urban planning around the station, five minutes away it’s a completely different proposition.”

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