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Renting as the Norm in Europe - Essential Living
Changing the Face of the British Rental Market
For decades, homeownership has been a widespread aspiration across Britain. It has been a deeply ingrained desire...

Home is where the WiFi connects automatically.

Benefits of Owning a Pet - Essential Living
The Benefits of a Furry Friend
A dog is a man’s best friend. It’s a common adage, and with good reason. For centuries,...
Best Tips for Working from Home
As more and more of us are able to do our jobs with little more than a...
Reasons to Rent Rather Than Buy
‘Generation Rent’ is a phrase that was coined with negative connotations, but, with the rise of property...

May your walls know joy; may every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.

— Mary Anne Radmacher
Keeping Your Security Deposit - Essential Living
Hanging On To Your Deposit
From rip-off fees before you’ve even moved in to dodgy landlords ignoring your calls to fix the...
5 Things To Look Out For When Renting An Apartment - Essential Living
5 Things to Look Out for before Renting an Apartment
Renting is a great option for millions of the people in the UK, especially those moving to...
Exploring London's Best Green Spaces - Essential Living
Exploring London’s Best Green Spaces
London is a vibrant city, where there’s always a new show to see or a unique bar...
Interior Design Tips For Your Rental Apartment - Essential Living
Creative Interiors Tips for Decorating Your Rental Apartment
You don’t have to completely transform your rental apartment to make it more unique and more suited...

Home is the place you grow up wanting to leave and grow old wanting to get back to.

— John Ed Pearce
Things to Consider When Renting: Location | Essential Living
5 Reasons Why Location Is So Important ...
When looking for a rental apartment, there are so many things you’ll want to consider. Location is...
London Instagrammers You Need to Follow - Essential Living
7 London Photographers You Need to Follow on Instagram
London is one of the best places to live. It’s a thriving capital with plenty to see...

Let’s adore and endure each other.

— Street art on Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch
From factories to flats
From Factories to Flats
Abandoned warehouses and factories are dotted all across London – relics of a golden industrial age. Technological...
Best East London Street Art - Essential Living
Art & Culture 28.07.17
Best street art in East London: where to look
East London is packed with some of the best pieces of street art in the world! Walk...

Home wasn’t built in a day.

— Jane Sherwood Ace
5 of the Most Unique Dining Experiences in London
5 of the Most Unique Dining Experiences in London
London’s food scene is constantly evolving to embrace cuisines from far-flung parts all around the world, in...
Highlights from London Tech Week - Essential Living
Blog Technology 03.07.17
5 Highlights from London Tech Week 2017
The annual London Tech Week returned to ExCeL London in June to celebrate the very best of...
Interesting buildings in London - Essential Living
5 of the Most Unusual Buildings on London’s Skyline
London has well and truly cemented itself as a global architectural capital. With impressive and unusual structures...
Bethnal Green Pubs - Bethnal Green Bars - Essential Living
7 of the Best Craft Beer Bars in Bethnal Green
Bethnal Green, located just to the east side of Shoreditch, is one of the few areas left...
Home Tech: The Essential Guide | Essential Living
Technology 08.06.17
Home Tech: The Essential Guide
The world of technology is more exciting than ever, with staggering developments enhancing even the most mundane...
Pet Friendly Apartments - Lets With Pets - Essential Living
Pet-Friendly Apartments: Lets With Pets
Britain is famously a nation of animal lovers. We’re home to the world’s oldest animal welfare charity,...
Apartments with a gym in London - Essential Living
No more excuses: apartments with a gym included
We think renting should be as hassle-free as possible. And what could be more hassle-free than being...
How To Manage Your Utility Bills - Essential Living
Utility hell: How to manage the mountain of bills
It is a cruel irony of life that the things we least want to spend money on...
Best rooftop bars in London - Essential Living
10 of the Best Rooftop Bars in London
With the summer months approaching and outdoor events and festivals popping up across London, it’s a glorious...
Apps to make home life easier - Essential Living
Technology 27.03.17
Smart home: 7 apps that make your life easier
With the rise in popularity of ‘smart’ devices and apps, home life is becoming easier and easier....

Home is the nicest word there is.

— Laura Ingalls Wilder
Best places to live in London - Essential Living
Best Places to Live in London: Where’s Right For You?
London is exciting, vibrant and diverse. When it comes to selecting where you want to live, you’re...
Best fine dining restaurants in London - Essential Living
The Best Fine Dining Restaurants in London
Everyone knows that London is a melting pot for great food and exciting cuisines from around the...
Capturing Islington - #CaptureIslginton - Essential Living
Community 06.03.17
Capturing Islington: Art From Our Local Community
Integrating our developments into the local area is essential. In Archway, we want Vantage Point to become...

A bad day in London is still better than a good day anywhere else.

5 Interiors Trends for 2017 - Essential Living
5 Interiors Trends for 2017
With each new year comes new interiors trends that you can tap into and thereby enrich your...
Nightmare Landlords - Essential Living
Closing the door on nightmare landlords
Embarrassing first dates, fashion disasters and terrifying French teachers are things most of us have lived through...
All Back to Mine - Essential Living
All Back to Mine: A £7m Rental Penthouse
London is not a famously friendly city. From the awkward silence on the Tube to the pushing...
Work and Study from Home - Essential Living
Work and Study at Home
The idea of commuting to a long day’s work often seems daunting, especially with commuter train services...

There’s nowhere else like London. Nothing at all, anywhere.

— Vivienne Westwood
Simple Design Touches - Essential Living
Simple Interior Touches for Your Apartment
Are you feeling a bit uninspired by your apartment’s current decor? Refreshing your home doesn’t have to...
Christmas Shopping in London - Essential Living
Christmas Shopping in London: Some Alternative Shops
We all want to delight our family and friends with thoughtfully chosen gifts at Christmastime, but sometimes...
Housing Generation Netflix - Essential Living
Housing Generation Netflix
From Tesla and Hailo, to Spotify and Netflix, young, tech-driven companies are eroding entrenched consumer traditions. Blockbuster,...
5 Ways To Add Colour To Your Apartment - Essential Living
5 Ways to Add Colour to Your Apartment
London is a vibrant and exciting place to live. Culturally, it’s a playground of art, music and...
Brief History of Maidenhead - Essential Living
A Brief History of Maidenhead
Now considered a charming and bustling market town, Maidenhead has its very own fascinating history which is...
24-Hour Laundry and Dry Cleaning - Essential Living
24-Hour Laundry and Dry Cleaning
To the busy young professional living and working in London, convenience is key. That’s why we’ve built...
Zipcar Membership for Residents - Essential Living
Zipcars For All
We’re here to make our residents’ lives easier, and that extends beyond the walls of Vantage Point....
Get Fit In Your Penthouse
We’ve created a fitness space exclusively for our residents within Vantage Point. The activity room on the...
Essential Electronics: Items You Need for Your Apartment - Essential Living
Technology 04.11.16
Essential Electronics: Items You Need for Your Apartment
Modern apartment living is all about comfort and convenience. You work hard all week, so it’s important...
Best brunch spots in North London - Essential Living
Five of the Best Places for Brunch in North London
Waking up to a hearty brunch is a perfect way to enjoy some of your precious time...
Essential Living Tackle Tough Mudder
Community 14.10.16
Essential Living Tackle Tough Mudder
Saturday 24th September saw Essential Living tackle Tough Mudder in support of local homelessness charity, The Passage. The course...
Moving Day in London - Essential Living
Moving Day in London Made Easy: Five Simple Tips
Moving apartment can be particularly stressful, especially if you’re going to the opposite side of London or...
The Changing Face of Architecture in London - Essential Living
Architecture 26.09.16
The Changing Face of Architecture in London
Like every great European capital city, London is blessed with strikingly diverse architecture – everything from Georgian...
Tenant's Guide to Renting in London - Essential Living
A Tenant’s Guide to Renting in London
London is an amazing place to live, but figuring out the logistics of renting can be quite...
North vs South London - Aerial View
North vs South London: Where To Go
Living in London is exciting. There are endless opportunities for a fun day or night out. From...
Secret London - Top 5 Places - Telephone Box
Secret London: Top 5 Places to Uncover
London is such an exciting place to be – it is full of amazing museums, wonderful galleries...
London's best summer events
Summer Events in London for Your Radar
London: a capital of culture and a city alive with festivals and events. This summer the metropolis...
Bars in Islington for after-work drinks - Essential Living
6 Bars to Go to in Islington for After-Work Drinks
With more and more bars and pubs opening in Islington, the borough offers the perfect drinking social...
Archway Summer Festival - Essential Living
Community 16.06.16
Archway Summer Festival
If you want a flavour of what living in Archway is like, head to the Archway Summer...
Money-saving tips for North London - Essential Living
6 Money-Saving Tips for North London Living
Everyone loves the big city, but there’s no getting around the fact that London is an expensive...
Hassle Free Renting - Essential Living
Hassle-Free Renting
Renting shouldn’t be a challenge. After all, you’re paying a premium for the convenience and flexibility that...
24 hour service from Essential Living
24-Hour Service
How long does it take your landlord to fix a fault? It’s a major challenge for many...
No fees to rent with us - Essential Living
No Fees To Rent With Us
Everyone’s heard the horror stories surrounding the mountain of fees you have to pay when you’re renting...
Expertly designed interiors - Essential Living
Expertly Designed Interiors
If you’re renting in London, then you should feel like you’re renting in London. To us this...
Best running routes in London - Essential Living
5 of the Best Running Routes in London
With the London Marathon just around the corner and sunnier weather on the horizon, there’s never been...
Minutes from the underground - Essential Living
Minutes From The Underground
Where we live is one of the most defining elements of a person’s life. Wherever we end...
Five hidden gems in Islington - Essential Living
5 hidden gems that make Islington the place to be in 2016
With its many winding alleys full of hidden delights and its mixture of artisanal local coffee and...
Penthouse social space - Essential Living
Stunning penthouse social space
If you live in London, you’ll know that renting usually means you have to compromise on the...
Top 10 things to do in Islington - Essential Living
Top Ten Things To Do In Islington
With a huge lineup of quirky pubs, unique theatres, and independent shops for every taste, you don’t...
Metamorphasis of Bethnal Green - Essential Living
The Metamorphosis of Bethnal Green
Over the last 10 years, Bethnal Green has undergone a dramatic metamorphosis. Once best known as Beffnal...
Out & About In Archway
Nestled in between the picturesque Highgate Village – the go-to for Gothic Romantics with it’s ivy clad...
Community 14.10.15
The Archway Festive Fair
On Friday 27 November, from 3pm until 8pm Archway will be buzzing with Festive cheer. If your...
Renting as the Norm in Europe - Essential Living
Changing the Face of the British Rental...
For decades, homeownership has been a widespread aspiration across Britain. It has been a deeply ingrained desire...

Home is where the WiFi connects automatically.

Benefits of Owning a Pet - Essential Living
The Benefits of a Furry Friend
A dog is a man’s best friend. It’s a common adage, and with good reason. For centuries,...
Best Tips for Working from Home
As more and more of us are able to do our jobs with little more than a...
Reasons to Rent Rather Than Buy
‘Generation Rent’ is a phrase that was coined with negative connotations, but, with the rise of property...

May your walls know joy; may every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.

— Mary Anne Radmacher
Keeping Your Security Deposit - Essential Living
Hanging On To Your Deposit
From rip-off fees before you’ve even moved in to dodgy landlords ignoring your calls to fix the...
5 Things To Look Out For When Renting An Apartment - Essential Living
5 Things to Look Out for before Renting...
Renting is a great option for millions of the people in the UK, especially those moving to...
Exploring London's Best Green Spaces - Essential Living
Exploring London’s Best Green Spaces
London is a vibrant city, where there’s always a new show to see or a unique bar...
Interior Design Tips For Your Rental Apartment - Essential Living
Creative Interiors Tips for Decorating ...
You don’t have to completely transform your rental apartment to make it more unique and more suited...

Home is the place you grow up wanting to leave and grow old wanting to get back to.

— John Ed Pearce
Things to Consider When Renting: Location | Essential Living
5 Reasons Why Location Is So Important ...
When looking for a rental apartment, there are so many things you’ll want to consider. Location is...
London Instagrammers You Need to Follow - Essential Living
7 London Photographers You Need to Foll...
London is one of the best places to live. It’s a thriving capital with plenty to see...

Let’s adore and endure each other.

— Street art on Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch
From factories to flats
From Factories to Flats
Abandoned warehouses and factories are dotted all across London – relics of a golden industrial age. Technological...
Best East London Street Art - Essential Living
Art & Culture 28.07.17
Best street art in East London: where t...
East London is packed with some of the best pieces of street art in the world! Walk...

Home wasn’t built in a day.

— Jane Sherwood Ace
5 of the Most Unique Dining Experiences in London
5 of the Most Unique Dining Experiences...
London’s food scene is constantly evolving to embrace cuisines from far-flung parts all around the world, in...
Highlights from London Tech Week - Essential Living
Blog Technology 03.07.17
5 Highlights from London Tech Week 2017
The annual London Tech Week returned to ExCeL London in June to celebrate the very best of...
Interesting buildings in London - Essential Living
5 of the Most Unusual Buildings on Lond...
London has well and truly cemented itself as a global architectural capital. With impressive and unusual structures...
Bethnal Green Pubs - Bethnal Green Bars - Essential Living
7 of the Best Craft Beer Bars in Bethna...
Bethnal Green, located just to the east side of Shoreditch, is one of the few areas left...
Home Tech: The Essential Guide | Essential Living
Technology 08.06.17
Home Tech: The Essential Guide
The world of technology is more exciting than ever, with staggering developments enhancing even the most mundane...
Pet Friendly Apartments - Lets With Pets - Essential Living
Pet-Friendly Apartments: Lets With Pets
Britain is famously a nation of animal lovers. We’re home to the world’s oldest animal welfare charity,...
Apartments with a gym in London - Essential Living
No more excuses: apartments with a gym ...
We think renting should be as hassle-free as possible. And what could be more hassle-free than being...
How To Manage Your Utility Bills - Essential Living
Utility hell: How to manage the mountai...
It is a cruel irony of life that the things we least want to spend money on...
Best rooftop bars in London - Essential Living
10 of the Best Rooftop Bars in London
With the summer months approaching and outdoor events and festivals popping up across London, it’s a glorious...
Apps to make home life easier - Essential Living
Technology 27.03.17
Smart home: 7 apps that make your life ...
With the rise in popularity of ‘smart’ devices and apps, home life is becoming easier and easier....

Home is the nicest word there is.

— Laura Ingalls Wilder
Best places to live in London - Essential Living
Best Places to Live in London: Where’...
London is exciting, vibrant and diverse. When it comes to selecting where you want to live, you’re...
Best fine dining restaurants in London - Essential Living
The Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Lon...
Everyone knows that London is a melting pot for great food and exciting cuisines from around the...
Capturing Islington - #CaptureIslginton - Essential Living
Community 06.03.17
Capturing Islington: Art From Our Local...
Integrating our developments into the local area is essential. In Archway, we want Vantage Point to become...

A bad day in London is still better than a good day anywhere else.

5 Interiors Trends for 2017 - Essential Living
5 Interiors Trends for 2017
With each new year comes new interiors trends that you can tap into and thereby enrich your...
Nightmare Landlords - Essential Living
Closing the door on nightmare landlords
Embarrassing first dates, fashion disasters and terrifying French teachers are things most of us have lived through...
All Back to Mine - Essential Living
All Back to Mine: A £7m Rental Penthou...
London is not a famously friendly city. From the awkward silence on the Tube to the pushing...
Work and Study from Home - Essential Living
Work and Study at Home
The idea of commuting to a long day’s work often seems daunting, especially with commuter train services...

There’s nowhere else like London. Nothing at all, anywhere.

— Vivienne Westwood
Simple Design Touches - Essential Living
Simple Interior Touches for Your Apartm...
Are you feeling a bit uninspired by your apartment’s current decor? Refreshing your home doesn’t have to...
Christmas Shopping in London - Essential Living
Christmas Shopping in London: Some Alte...
We all want to delight our family and friends with thoughtfully chosen gifts at Christmastime, but sometimes...
Housing Generation Netflix - Essential Living
Housing Generation Netflix
From Tesla and Hailo, to Spotify and Netflix, young, tech-driven companies are eroding entrenched consumer traditions. Blockbuster,...
5 Ways To Add Colour To Your Apartment - Essential Living
5 Ways to Add Colour to Your Apartment
London is a vibrant and exciting place to live. Culturally, it’s a playground of art, music and...
Brief History of Maidenhead - Essential Living
A Brief History of Maidenhead
Now considered a charming and bustling market town, Maidenhead has its very own fascinating history which is...
24-Hour Laundry and Dry Cleaning - Essential Living
24-Hour Laundry and Dry Cleaning
To the busy young professional living and working in London, convenience is key. That’s why we’ve built...
Zipcar Membership for Residents - Essential Living
Zipcars For All
We’re here to make our residents’ lives easier, and that extends beyond the walls of Vantage Point....
Get Fit In Your Penthouse
We’ve created a fitness space exclusively for our residents within Vantage Point. The activity room on the...
Essential Electronics: Items You Need for Your Apartment - Essential Living
Technology 04.11.16
Essential Electronics: Items You Need f...
Modern apartment living is all about comfort and convenience. You work hard all week, so it’s important...
Best brunch spots in North London - Essential Living
Five of the Best Places for Brunch in N...
Waking up to a hearty brunch is a perfect way to enjoy some of your precious time...
Essential Living Tackle Tough Mudder
Community 14.10.16
Essential Living Tackle Tough Mudder
Saturday 24th September saw Essential Living tackle Tough Mudder in support of local homelessness charity, The Passage. The course...
Moving Day in London - Essential Living
Moving Day in London Made Easy: Five Si...
Moving apartment can be particularly stressful, especially if you’re going to the opposite side of London or...
The Changing Face of Architecture in London - Essential Living
Architecture 26.09.16
The Changing Face of Architecture in Lo...
Like every great European capital city, London is blessed with strikingly diverse architecture – everything from Georgian...
Tenant's Guide to Renting in London - Essential Living
A Tenant’s Guide to Renting in London
London is an amazing place to live, but figuring out the logistics of renting can be quite...
North vs South London - Aerial View
North vs South London: Where To Go
Living in London is exciting. There are endless opportunities for a fun day or night out. From...
Secret London - Top 5 Places - Telephone Box
Secret London: Top 5 Places to Uncover
London is such an exciting place to be – it is full of amazing museums, wonderful galleries...
London's best summer events
Summer Events in London for Your Radar
London: a capital of culture and a city alive with festivals and events. This summer the metropolis...
Bars in Islington for after-work drinks - Essential Living
6 Bars to Go to in Islington for After-...
With more and more bars and pubs opening in Islington, the borough offers the perfect drinking social...
Archway Summer Festival - Essential Living
Community 16.06.16
Archway Summer Festival
If you want a flavour of what living in Archway is like, head to the Archway Summer...
Money-saving tips for North London - Essential Living
6 Money-Saving Tips for North London Li...
Everyone loves the big city, but there’s no getting around the fact that London is an expensive...
Hassle Free Renting - Essential Living
Hassle-Free Renting
Renting shouldn’t be a challenge. After all, you’re paying a premium for the convenience and flexibility that...
24 hour service from Essential Living
24-Hour Service
How long does it take your landlord to fix a fault? It’s a major challenge for many...
No fees to rent with us - Essential Living
No Fees To Rent With Us
Everyone’s heard the horror stories surrounding the mountain of fees you have to pay when you’re renting...
Expertly designed interiors - Essential Living
Expertly Designed Interiors
If you’re renting in London, then you should feel like you’re renting in London. To us this...
Best running routes in London - Essential Living
5 of the Best Running Routes in London
With the London Marathon just around the corner and sunnier weather on the horizon, there’s never been...
Minutes from the underground - Essential Living
Minutes From The Underground
Where we live is one of the most defining elements of a person’s life. Wherever we end...
Five hidden gems in Islington - Essential Living
5 hidden gems that make Islington the p...
With its many winding alleys full of hidden delights and its mixture of artisanal local coffee and...
Penthouse social space - Essential Living
Stunning penthouse social space
If you live in London, you’ll know that renting usually means you have to compromise on the...
Top 10 things to do in Islington - Essential Living
Top Ten Things To Do In Islington
With a huge lineup of quirky pubs, unique theatres, and independent shops for every taste, you don’t...
Metamorphasis of Bethnal Green - Essential Living
The Metamorphosis of Bethnal Green
Over the last 10 years, Bethnal Green has undergone a dramatic metamorphosis. Once best known as Beffnal...
Out & About In Archway
Nestled in between the picturesque Highgate Village – the go-to for Gothic Romantics with it’s ivy clad...
Community 14.10.15
The Archway Festive Fair
On Friday 27 November, from 3pm until 8pm Archway will be buzzing with Festive cheer. If your...