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The Carpetstore: Red Carpet Treatment

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Fiona and Joe Miller Whether you want an Axminster or a shagpile, man-made fibres or wool, Joe and Fiona Miller will help you choose the...

Top Hat celebrates 50 years of award-winning dry cleaning

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Mike Moran, centre, receives his LCN award from actor Shaun Williamson, right Devonshire Road stalwart Mike Moran has plenty of reasons to be celebrating as...

The Carpet Store’s Joe Miller wages war on carpet moths!

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Joe and Fiona Miller. This local family has you covered. The battle is on. Joe’s enemy is small, aggressive and a threat to us all....

Quietly building a solid reputation

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Tucked away in Hammersmith’s Brackenbury Village is a Victorian corner shop that is currently being extended, updated and transformed into a family home by...

Mark Tremlett co-founder of Naturalmat brings a good night’s sleep to...

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SHEEP RETURN TO W6! Only 100 years ago sheep passed Goldhawk Road, stopping over at Shepherd’s Bush Green, before going on to Smithfield. They would...

Guide to kitchen cool

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They’re modern or traditional, sleek, sexy and desirable. Who wouldn’t want a bespoke West London Kitchen? A new kitchen is what many people dream of,...

Property expert Matt Goslett: Why Chiswick homes are hot right now

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Matt Goslett is an independent residential property expert, helping clients find their ideal home. He knows the London property market inside out but it’s...

Local painter and decorator Georgina Knight hopes to make her company...

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Known as a perfectionist who works fast and leaves your home spotless at the end of each day, Georgina Knight, with her 20 years’...

Shoots & Leaves: Spring is a time for remedial works to...

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There is something very special about a walled garden and if you’re lucky enough to have one it could well date back to the...

Architect Warren Hagues: Why it’s vital to consider how we use...

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Interior architecture forms a large portion of our design remit, especially when it comes to private residential projects. While the external appearance of a project...

The Carpet Store: This local family has you covered

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Fiona and Joe Miller Local and friendly The Carpet Store is a friendly, independent family business specialising in creating stylish and beautiful floor coverings. We offer...

Pottery Courses and Tuition: José Carvalho Ceramics

Pottery Courses and Tuition: José Carvalho Ceramics
José Carvalho - Potter ‘I am a potter from Portugal and have been living in London for 10 years. My work covers a broad spectrum...

Bradley Cahoon: Local handyman and Mr Fixit Bradley Cahoon tells us...

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Word of mouth from happy customers ensures the odd jobs keep coming for Brad. Known for his distinctive bright floral shirts and pork pie hat,...

The Carpet Store: Your step-by-step guide to buying a carpet with...

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Joe and Fiona Miller - This local family has you covered. Firstly, a bit of preparation goes a long way to help you know what...

Chartered Practice Architects: Warren Hagues – ‘We’d like to be in...

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One phrase that residential architects sometimes hear is; ‘We’d like to be in by Christmas’, or another such occasion. There’s a lot of work to...

Chartered Practice Architects: Warren Hagues – How to approach a client’s...

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Q: How do you approach a client’s brief? Part of the original brief for one project was to build a front porch. The clients envisaged...

The Carpet Store: Joe Miller – Get things looking sharp in...

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Joe and Fiona Miller - This local family has you covered for Christmas. If you’re the kind of person who likes to invite friends and...

Are you sitting comfortably? Meet the boss of Sofa Fox Robert...

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Robert Dyrga - Sofa Fox Are you sitting comfortably? Then, the boss of Sofa Fox, will begin... Robert Dyrga, his partner, Goska, and their son, Julian,...

Chartered Practice Architects: Warren Hagues

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Warren Hagues - Chartered Practice Architects ‘Architects are trained to consider a project holistically’ Q. I see a lot of building work to people’s homes at...

The Carpet Store: Joe and Fiona Miller

The Carpet Store: Joe and Fiona Miller
Joe and Fiona Miller - This local family has you covered Q. How many years have you been here? Coming up to 25 years. People are...

Chartered Practice Architects – Warren Hagues: ‘Our job is to help...

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Q. Who are your clients? Local home owners, landlords and people who inherit property. We’ve done work at schools and work for developers, as well as...

DIY advice from Ian McCarroll

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Interview with Ian McCarroll owner of Tool Chest Q. What advice would you give a novice DIY enthusiast? Listen. I usually know what I’m talking about. Q....