IT’S TIME FOR TENNIS!

Tennis balls on grass tennis court

Tennis with strawberries and cream must mean it’s Wimbledon fortnight.  It’s so exciting to be in London at this time – surely the most iconic of the Grand Slam tournaments. There are a number of unique British events featuring everything from sports to royalty to music and I wonder how many I can get to […]

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A ROOM WITH A VIEW

Sun setting over apartments in London

It’s amazing the days are already getting shorter following the summer solstice. It took place last week on 20th June, a day earlier than normal as we’re in a leap year and you may have read it coincided with the full moon (or a strawberry moon as it was termed) which is a rare phenomenon.  […]

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SLOVAKIAN SUPPORTERS!

Slovakia fans from Vincent House

Our group of excited Slovakian supporters celebrated a draw against England last night which means they can anticipate going through to the next stage as one of the best 3rd placed teams! From left to right, Nikola, Lubo, Tibor, Patricia and Filip, who are all employees at Vincent House, are looking forward to the completion […]

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FOODIE LONDON AL FRESCO STYLE

The Vincent House chef Caroline and the rest of the team

When I was planning my move to London, quite a few people told me to expect to eat lots of traditional British food like fish & chips, Sunday roasts and sausages.  Those are okay sometimes but not good to eat all the time, especially in summer. Having settled into my life here in West London, […]

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MOVING TO LONDON?

Notting Hill Gate Tube Sign

I count my lucky stars that I found out about Vincent House and I’m so grateful my friend, who was already living here, told me about it.  Finding good value accommodation in London is really challenging for anyone, but even more when arriving here for the first time whether coming from elsewhere in the UK […]

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DID SOMEONE SAY FOOTBALL?

Euro 2016 logo

You can’t avoid football at the moment!  It’s everywhere – adverts, shop displays, the newspapers – now Euro 2016 is upon us. Now the opening fixtures have been played and we’re into the 3 round of games we’ll soon know who’s through to the next stage.  Its looking good for England and Wales and hopefully both teams will make […]

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A CAT’S EYE VIEW

Black and White cat looking at camera

It is a tough life being a cat in Vincent House. So many people who want to pet me, so many birds to eye up flying around my lush Notting Hill garden and so many places to consider for my afternoon nap.  What’s a London cat to do? I love living in Vincent House.  It […]

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WELCOME TO THE VINCENT HOUSE BLOG

Vincent House building is an iconic 1930s style building in Notting Hill

Welcome to our blog.  We hope you will become a regular visitor to read our news and our features about a whole range of topics that might be of interest to you especially our helpful information about the exciting and dynamic city of London.  We think it is one of the best places to live in the world, although we […]

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