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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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Diary of an Estate Agent: How a new love of running changed my life


As John Horton gears up for the half marathon season, he explains how he learned to love running and shed a few pounds as well. About six years ago I decided I was out of shape and I was carrying too much ‘timber’. I needed a wake-up call. And it came in the form of my…

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Rare historic home in St Peter’s Square hits the market


Fancy having the historic St Peter’s Square as your front garden? If so, look no further than this four-bedroom period house in Hammersmith. It’s just hit the market with Horton and Garton – and it represents a very rare chance to let this home in the St Peter’s…

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Home of Hammersmith Arts & Crafts legend to open for candlelit tours


One of Hammersmith’s most historic homes is opening its doors to candlelit evening tours - giving an atmospheric perspective to a charming time capsule of a house Artist Emery Walker’s house at 7 Hammersmith Terrace (near the Black Lion pub) is staging the exclusive…

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Even estate agents move home occasionally!


I’m coming home. Back to where I started decades ago – 172 King Street in Hammersmith Roll back the years (or shhh, even the decades…) to my first day working at the Hammersmith office of a corporate estate agent. I was wearing my best blue blazer and grey trousers.…

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Street party in Turnham Green caps a novel weekend of fun in Chiswick


Have you ever fancied taking over Turnham Green Terrace? If so – look no further than Sunday’s street party in Chiswick Scrap your plans for the weekend. Because Abundance London, who lead environmental and educational community projects in Chiswick, is teaming up with…

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Join us at this year’s Thames Tidefest and celebrate our splendid river!


Fancy an amazing day by the river for the whole family?If so, look no further than the Thames Tidefest - it takes place on Sunday, September 8, in Chiswick’s Strand on the Green.Horton and Garton is a big supporter of Thames Tidefest, so please come along and…

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