Past Issues

We hope you’ll forgive us for indulging in a little mews nostalgia as we celebrate fifty years of Lurot Brand. Features in Mews News include a fascinating interview with our founder and Chairman, Antoine Lurot, and a whizz through mews lettings history with our Lettings Director, Mollie Swallow. Everchanging Mews digs into the pros and cons of basement construction, while LB Loves explores our favourite mews, past and present. All this, plus savvy market analysis from Zoe Dare Hall and an exciting array of fabulous mews properties to rent or buy.

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Pour yourself a festive tipple and settle down with our 2021 winter edition of Mews News. This issue is all about ‘returning’: we discuss the return of the renter, the revival of the pied-á-terre, and the return of homeowners who escaped to the country, only to find themselves lured back to the capital’s bright lights. Read on to explore a Danish-style mews conversion, meet our ‘Mews in Bloom’ winners, enjoy our essential Soho area guide, and binge on our listings of glorious mews properties for sale and to rent. Cheers!

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September’s here, and we’re raring to go with another exciting issue of Mews News. In this edition, Martyn John Brown takes a nostalgic look back at mews living during the Nineties and Noughties. Gio Pezziga of the Bloomsbury Hotel’s Coral Room shares some delightfully decadent cocktail recipes, and Zoe Dare Hall explains why mews properties are perfect for post-pandemic, country-style living in the heart of town. Naturally, you’ll also be able to browse a selection of glorious mews properties for sale or rent. Click below to enjoy all these features and more in our feature-packed autumn edition.

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Open a chilled bottle of bubbly and settle down with the latest Mews News. In this edition, historian Martyn Brown revisits the 1970s and 80s, when mews houses became hedonistic ‘party pads’; Telegraph writer Zoe Dare Hall anticipates a ‘Roaring Twenties’-style celebration as Covid restrictions lift; Noah Pearlman goes bananas in NW3, and our ‘LB Loves’ spotlight falls on lovely Little Venice. Click below for these unmissable features plus our fabulous listings of mews properties available for sale or rent.

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Welcome to the Spring edition of Mews News. In tune with the season (and Lurot Brand’s upcoming 50th anniversary), we’re feeling incredibly optimistic. Our resident mews expert Martyn Brown explores the evolution of the modern mews through 50 years of property sales, and we come face-to-face with an artisan gin producer, based in a north London mews. Mollie Swallow gives an update on the rental market, while Telegraph journalist Zoe Dare Hall enjoys calmer waters after a perfect prime London storm. Start reading now for a wealth of fascinating articles (plus our fabulous listings of mews properties for sale or rent).

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In this issue, The Telegraph’s Zoe Dare Hall celebrates motivated buyers who keep the property market moving, while racer and stunt driver Ben Collins is put through his paces in a speedy one-to-one interview. We also explore the chronology of the London mews and share 11 reasons why we love Marylebone. Finally, Head of Lettings Mollie Swallow reflects on a cheerful summer and offers some words of winter wisdom for landlords. Feeling warmer? When you’ve had your fill of features, take a moment to browse our property listings, packed with fabulous mews houses to buy or rent.

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We’re delighted to bring you our Autumn 2020 edition of Mews News, packed as ever with fascinating facts and advice for mews lovers. Marlon Lloyd Malcolm says Lurot Brand is “back and busy”, while Zoe Dare Hall of the Telegraph discusses life after lockdown and asks whether London property is truly “out of the woods.” Click through to enjoy more unmissable features, including an intriguing look at how wartime damage has affected our mews heritage, plus landlord tips on attracting new tenants from our Head of Lettings, Mollie Crowley.

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Throughout this summer edition of Mews News, you will hear stories from people before and during the Covid crisis and about how our celebrated mews streets have benefitted from the sense of community that they bring. Inside you will find a great ‘One-to-One’ with Aurelie Caspar, a multiple mews owner who has a local bakery, our own Noah Pearlman takes a closer look at north London’s villages and discovers how they are reacting to the lockdown. We have also included a fantastic insight from Martyn John Brown into how London’s rivers and tributaries have shaped the mews we see today. And if that doesn’t distract you, then perhaps you should read about how we are finally bringing back our “Mews in Bloom’ competition, with professional judges, prizes and awards.

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With spring just around the corner, Mews News puts its best foot forward with an incisive opinion piece from journalist Zoe Dare Hall (of the FT, Times and Daily Telegraph). This edition also features a fascinating Q&A with interiors consultant and mews-dweller James Thurstan Waterworth, formerly creative director at Soho House. We invite our readers to take a walk around W11’s delightful postcodes, explore the origins of the mews house and discover how new lettings legislation will affect landlords. With all the latest news plus some fabulous properties to rent or buy, you can’t afford to miss our packed Spring 2020 edition.

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Christmas is still a few weeks off, but we’re celebrating early with our Winter edition of Mews News. Find out why we’ve seen a huge spike of interest in houses worth £2m-£4m (the price range that has seen least demand since 2016) and learn about our brand new office, serving north London. Shout hurrah for Hyde Park, as our W2 team wins a British Property Award, and read our essential brief for landlords on legislation introduced in 2019. And of course, you can still enjoy pages of fabulous mews properties to rent or buy.

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In our new look edition of Mews News Marlon Lloyd Malcolm, Head of Sales, discusses how pricing right has enabled us to achieve the asking price, or more, for our last five sales – while James Robinson, General Manager, gives clear advice to each type of seller and argues that, for some of them, this mid-Brexit tomfoolery has actually created the ideal environment for them to move. Janek, our in-house cartoonist, serves up another helping of satire for the cover cartoon behind which you will find London’s largest selection of Mews houses available to buy or rent.

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The spring sunshine may have brought warmth and colour to London’s mews streets, but in this edition of Mews News we focus on what’s going on underground - from basement digs to nasty surprises under the floorboards.  We also ask what tactics should be used if you’re selling in a pre-Brexit market.  Insightful articles, a wickedly witty cartoon and pages of fabulous mews properties for sale or rent.  Catch up on all that’s mews worthy here.

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It may be cold outside but we promise to keep you warm with our Christmas edition of Mews News. Read on to find out why the property market doesn’t really exist, catch up on the wonderful cartoons produced for us by artist Janek Janikowski and discover who’s moving in 2019. After that you can plan your New Year move by browsing through our selection of glorious mews properties for sale or rent.

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Our Summer edition explains the outcome of a “property management popularity” poll and mentions the benefits of subscribing to our property management service. It also mentions the extensive portal coverage we do when marketing mews homes, shares alternatives to selling/letting that mews owners can explore if the market is down, discusses the stamp duty tax’s impact and demonstrates the spectacular rise in prime Central London home values over decades.

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Spring is here, but in this issue of our Mews News magazine we explain why the traditional seasons for buying and selling mews property no longer apply. We also explore the excitement building behind the sale of the ‘McMafia’ mews and celebrate the lifetime award given to Lurot Brand’s founder, Antoine. And as always, we showcase the very best mews properties available for sale or rent.

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As the leaves fall and the evenings draw in early, snuggle up with the latest edition of mews news. Our Autumn edition offers a glimpse into mews wealth management, shares insight into why mews are property hotspots for celebrities and explores why mews property sales outperform the sales of larger properties. Read fascinating facts about Antoine, our founder and what gives Lurot Brand the edge when it comes to marketing mews.

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