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What’s Swedish for welcome? IKEA is coming to Hammersmith


A big warm W6 welcome to our Scandinavian friends It’s a big warm welcome to our Scandinavian friends IKEA who are set to move into Hammersmith’s Kings Mall next Spring. In fact, they’re not just moving in – they’ve bought the entire shopping centre! Courtesy of…

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New maths league really adds up after we help crowdfunding drive


Horton and Garton back new community maths league to foster young number crunchersA project to help local youngsters become wizards with figures and develop into inventors and problem solvers is launching after a successful crowdfunding drive. The new Hammersmith…

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The Hogarth Club celebrate Christmas with another charity Santa Run


Ho-ho-horton and Garton contribute £500 to the Santa RunIt's now a hat trick of 'Santa Runs' for The Hogarth Club as loads of local Santas ran and walked the two bridge route around the Thames. There were even a couple of dogs and the Club's youngest-ever competitor…

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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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