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May Highlights

When it seems like the whole city is exploring the great outdoors – either at one of London’s best rooftop bars, markets or major parks – it’s time to get out there with them and smell the roses. There’s also a generous helping of bank holidays in May, so there really is no excuse to get involved with all the best that London has to… Read more »

Featured Event: London’s Best Parks!

One of the best things about London is its abundance of open spaces. What’s more, spending the day exploring the city’s majestic parks is absolutely free. You’re sure to find the perfect spot, whether you’re up for a wander or a picnic, want to burn some calories or simply kick back and let nature revitalise… Read more »

Brixton Beer and Bread Festival

2016 marks the 200th anniversary of the Brixton Windmill and to celebrate they have a jam-packed programme of events scheduled throughout the year. One of the highlights includes this Beer and Bread Festival organised in collaboration with Brixton Brewery. The event will see the launch of Brixton Windmill Flour and milling of malt for beer,… Read more »

Spin – The Cycling Festival

This city-focused bike show is a dream for those who commute using pedal power. Leading cycle and lifestyle brands and start-ups will exhibit the modern world’s most useful and beautiful bicycle-related gadgets and clothing. There’ll be test tracks for both grown-ups and kids so that everyone can try out the shiny, shiny bikes and a… Read more »

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Over 500 exhibitors will already be making plans and tending to their most prized plants in preparation for the 2016 Chelsea Flower Show, which has taken place annually (apart from a few gaps during the two world wars) for over 100 years now. More information about exhibitors and show gardens will be released nearer the… Read more »

April Highlights

London in April comes alive with warmer weather, outdoor pursuits and a whole host of energetic things to do. So whether you’re up for taking on the mighty London Marathon, cycling the London to Paris bike ride, or becoming the ultimate race spectator, we’ve picked out the best bits from the month of April to… Read more »

Featured Event: London Marathon

With its throngs of cheering crowds and fancy dress fundraisers, the London Marathon is our very own world famous running race. Covering 26.2 miles and shutting down roads left, right and centre, it takes over the city for one weekend every April. Here’s all you need to know about running the London Marathon 2016, whether… Read more »

London Coffee Festival

Returning for 2016, the London Coffee Festival is the UK’s largest coffee and artisan food event, a celebration of London’s vibrant coffee culture featuring gourmet coffee, speciality tea, artisan food, demonstrations from world-class baristas, live music and a comprehensive ‘lab’ seminar programme that will educat even the keenest of coffee lovers. Visitors can learn about… Read more »

Business Travel Show 2016

City Apartments enjoyed another successful year at the annual Business Travel Show, this year held again at Olympia. The Business Travel Show is Europe’s largest specialised exhibition and conference for buyers and managers of business travel, and with a stand in the ASAP Pavilion, we really enjoyed catching up with some of our clients as… Read more »

Cloth House – Now Open

City Apartments Ltd – the largest and most established serviced apartment operator in the City of London – is delighted to announce the opening of Cloth House, a new development of 32 fully serviced apartments in London’s financial district. This exciting opening brings the City Apartments portfolio to 220 serviced apartments across 12 buildings, all… Read more »

Philpot House – Now Open

As of July 2014, City Apartments are pleased to announce our latest exciting development at 2-5 Philpot Lane, Philpot House. Located in the heart of the City opposite the ‘Walkie Talkie’, we have refurbished and connected two existing buildings to create a high quality addition to our portfolio. The building consists of 36 beautiful air… Read more »