Emmanuel School Sports Day 2019
Here at JOHNS&CO we are passionate about giving back to local causes, which is why we recently sponsored Emmanuel School's annual sports day.
Flying the nest
Young people are 'flying the nest' later and later. To try and understand why we've taken a look at some of the key statistics below.
food 21/03/2019
The best vegan food in London – from healthy to hearty
If you're looking to broaden your plant-based horizons, or simply find a new favourite restaurant that doesn't harm the planet, then read on to see our choice of the best vegan food London has to offer.
food 21/02/2019
Pancake Day in London – the best places to eat on Shrove Tuesday 2019
Ready, steady…flip! That’s right get your frying pans ready as it's time to celebrate Pancake Day in London (it falls this year on March 5. Want to make pancakes at home, partake in a pancake day race or visit one of London’s best restaurants? We’ve found the perfect places and events for you this Shrove Tuesday.
Oldfield Wood – own a piece of history
The year is 1895 and Martians have invaded Surrey, destroying everything in sight with their heat rays... At least, that’s what H.G. Wells was imagining when he was cycling around the village of Woking whilst working on his literary classic, War of the Worlds. One landmark that he would have gone past on an almost daily basis was St Peter’s memorial home on Maybury Hill, a convent run by the Anglican Sisterhood of St Peter.
london 11/01/2018
Fun things to do for Valentine’s Day in London 2018
Fed up with the usual Valentine's Day clichés? Whether you want to master cocktail making, cruise along the Thames or learn how to make your own chocolates, read on.
Royal Wharf 05/10/2017
Royal Wharf Development Guide
With 3,385 new homes and apartments arranged around several new squares, Royal Wharf is East London’s newest neighbourhood. Royal Wharf will host a myriad of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities including Starbucks, who are now open onsite and Sainsbury’s who will be opening on the 30th November 2017. More units are due to be filled as...
recruitment 23/05/2017
Recruitment evening: start your property career with JOHNS&CO
Are you graduating this summer? Considering working in property? We’d love to hear from you! We’re on the hunt for confident individuals to join our team as a Junior Negotiator. This is an exciting role with a competitive salary, uncapped commission structure, mobile phone and opportunities to gain industry qualifications as well as genuine career progression....
team 09/05/2017
Tough Mudder challenge: 5 reasons it’s great for business
You have to be brave to push yourself out of your comfort zone. You have to be very brave to voluntarily test your physical strength, stamina and mental grit. And you have to be very, very brave to do all that in front of your colleagues. But that’s exactly what a team of JOHNS&CO employees...
food 28/04/2017
Kerb on the Quay: 7 insanely good lunches you need to try
Canary Wharf workers and residents rejoice – Kerb on the Quay has reinvented the weekday lunch. Head down to West India Quay every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for some of the best street food in East London. Our Canary Wharf office is a short hop, skip and jump from Kerb on the Quay, so it’s fair...
London City Island 13/04/2017
London City Island and Trinity Buoy Wharf – a nine year old’s perspective
We’re very excited to share a guest post from Ella Morley. Ella is nine years old and currently staying at London City Island. In this blog she shares what she loves most about London City Island and neighbouring Trinity Buoy Wharf. London City Island is great it is opening a red swimming pool beside the...
Nine Elms 10/04/2017
The new US Embassy in London’s Nine Elms
Plans for the new US Embassy have been a long time coming. The move to Nine Elms was first announced way back in 2008, when an agreement was made with developer Ballymore to purchase the land on the Southbank. Then, to guarantee that the new US Embassy in London was the very best in innovative energy-efficient...
wapping 04/04/2017
A brief history of Wapping
Like most of London, Wapping is an area that is steeped in history, evidence of which can be easily found in the period buildings and converted warehouses which are common to the area. Wapping was first mentioned in around 1220 when it was little more than a settlement on the banks of the river. The...
Amazing photos of the London skyline from dawn to dusk
The London skyline is awe-inspiring no matter what time of day it is. However, unless you are privileged enough to have one of those coveted top floor offices (you lucky thing you) it’s easy to miss out on the view when you’re surrounded by sky-high buildings. We set our photographers the challenge of capturing London’s...