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A Christmas Reflection: Why Horton and Garton gives back to the community…


Since opening in 2008, we’ve always supported local charities and schools, arts groups, residents’ associations and churches, says John Horton. It is extremely important to us as a successful independent, family-owned business, especially at Christmas time. Why? As a…

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Petros Singers perform a festive concert on Saturday December 7


A festive concert celebrating the rituals and traditions of Christmas is being staged by the Hammersmith-based Petros Singers – one of London’s finest amateur chamber choirs. The concert takes place at St Peter’s Church in Black Lion Lane, Hammersmith, on Saturday 7…

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Diary of an Estate Agent: New start in my old home


Welcome. We've got a new home and office - 172 King Street in Hammersmith.I trust you will like our new-look office. More than 23 years ago, I started my career as an estate agent right here in Hammersmith in this very office. So, I’ve come home!  As the number one…

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Where the HandG am I? – A special quiz


Can you spot these Hammersmith landmarks? Today (Monday December 2) we sponsored the fantastic junior school carol service for 350 children parents, family and teachers of the West London Free School. It was held at St Peter’s Church in Black Lion Lane, Hammersmith.…

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Diary of an Estate Agent: We helped crown the best local businesses


The Hammersmith & Fulham Brilliant Business Awards night is always a blast. I should know – Horton and Garton has won plenty of prizes over the years. Just come check out the display in our King Street office! But over the past few years, we decided to let some new…

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St Peter’s Church Christmas Tree appeal: The joy of giving


The Christmas present tree appeal at St Peter’s Church helps collect new gifts for local children in need. Please help Can you help give a Christmas present for a local child in need? If so, it’s as simple as taking a tag (with gender/age of child) from the tree in the…

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Diary of an Estate Agent: We’re Number 1 at selling and renting houses. Not pub quizzes!


The Horton and Garton team were tripped up in a Hard Day’s Night at the Brackenbury Residents’ Association pub quiz It was a packed house at The Thatched House on Thursday night when the brains of Hammersmith met up for the bi-annual Brackenbury Residents’ Association…

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Town Hall to be transformed into new ‘civic campus’ for King Street


Wave goodbye to the ugly Hammersmith Town Hall Extension as demolition work is set to beginFinally! Work has begun to demolish the ugly town hall extension and revitalise central Hammersmith. We've got a ringside seat to watch the progress as the new Horton and…

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Diary of an Estate Agent: Family trip to the Rugby World Cup ended with a typhoon finish


John Horton flew thousands of miles to Japan to watch rugby with his two sons and have a few pints of Asahi. Was that too much to ask? The weather said yes… A holiday is (or should be) a good time to recharge the batteries, rest, relax and recuperate. But throw the…

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Horton and Garton wear it pink on Friday


Our Hammersmith office will be stocked with cupcakes, games and prizes to raise funds for breast cancer awareness charity We’re throwing a party on Friday to raise awareness of breast cancer. And you’re invited! We'll be wearing pink in support of charity Breast Cancer…

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