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Why I love Clapham - Lyvly's neighbourhood Ambassador Mike

September 30, 2019 - Read time 2 mins

Favourite thing about Clapham?

I love the vibe, it can be super relaxed and chilled for brunches or coffees and reading on the common, or walk 30 seconds and you're having an intense night out in Northcote Records until the early hours. There's..

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Area Guides, City Life, London

The Star of North London - Lyvly's guide to Angel

September 19, 2019 - Read time 9 mins

Obviously any neighbourhood called Angel has a lot to live up to. But with a buzzing mix of culture, food and history, Angel goes above and beyond what you’d expect. Which is exactly why it’s one of London’s most sought-after areas.

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Member Stories, Area Guides, City Life, London

Why I love Brixton - by Lyvly member ellie

September 9, 2019 - Read time 1 mins

Favourite thing about Brixton? 

"How incredibly easy it is to get to anywhere in London. You're at the end of the Victoria line, so there's a double advantage of getting a seat every time and being able to get across London so quickly."

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Member Stories, Area Guides, City Life, Moving

Meet Lyvly's Wembley ambassador: Oliver

September 2, 2019 - Read time 2 mins

Oliver has giant feet - size 14 to be exact and hates people sneezing on the tube without covering their nose or mouth. 

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Area Guides, City Life, London

South London’s Sleeper Hit: Lyvly's Guide to Balham

August 26, 2019 - Read time 8 mins

You know how the cool kids are the ones that don’t have to shout about it? That’s Balham. With Brixton to the east, Clapham to the north and Tooting to the south, some neighbourhoods might get self conscious. But with its own culture, community..

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Interviews, Member Stories, Shared Living, Area Guides, Community

Meet Lyvly's Balham Ambassador: Parris

August 26, 2019 - Read time 2 mins

Parris describes himself as authentic, direct and loyal. The perfect combo for a guy you'd want to show you round your new neighbourhood. 

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Interviews, Member Stories, Area Guides, Community

Meet Lyvly's Vauxhall Ambassador: Ricardo

August 19, 2019 - Read time 2 mins

Ricardo is a Psychology lecturer at King's College, but his career has not been spent entirely in the classroom. In a previous life he's represented Great Britain in the triple jump, and despite no longer doing it for a living, he's still a keen..

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Area Guides, City Life, Moving, London

Industrial Cool in South London: Lyvly's Guide to Deptford

July 29, 2019 - Read time 7 mins

Tucked between Bermondsey and Greenwich, Deptford’s industrial charms tend to fly under the radar. But while everyone was looking the other way, this historic neighbourhood has been building its own unique community and vibe.

 

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Area Guides, City Life, Moving

Regeneration Station: Lyvly's Guide to Lewisham

July 26, 2019 - Read time 7 mins

Like much of South London, Lewisham is in the process of major regeneration. But unlike other areas, new buildings and residents are fitting into the old landscape rather than replacing it.

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Area Guides, City Life, Moving

The Beating Heart of South London: Lyvly's Guide to Brixton

July 24, 2019 - Read time 8 mins

Brixton: The Beating Heart of South London

Brixton is one of the most iconic neighbourhoods in the capital. Synonymous with culture, music and food, it’s no surprise that businesses, families and hipsters alike are all setting their sights on..

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Area Guides, City Life, Moving

Docklands Chic: Lyvly's Guide to Canada Water

July 19, 2019 - Read time 8 mins

Canada Water: Docklands Chic

If someone told you about a neighbourhood with parks, wildlife reserves and watersports, all minutes from Central London, you might not believe them. But Canada Water is the real deal, offering loads to do and breezy..

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Area Guides, City Life, Moving

South West is Best: Lyvly's Guide to Clapham

July 18, 2019 - Read time 6 mins

Clapham: South west is best

You probably know the name, it's London a south west London institution, spanning both Lambeth and Wandsworth boroughs. But what’s it really like? We’ve got all the insider details on what you might need to know if..

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