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Who Lives in Mayfair 2015

Our updated `Who Lives in Mayfair 2015` report gives an insight into the local population of one of the worlds most prestigious neighbourhoods. Over 5,100 permanent residents, from more than 42 nationalities live in Mayfair and 60% of residents were born overseas. Within that group, 64% arrived in the UK between the ages of 20 and 44. There is more space for people than you might think, with a population density of just 39.3 …Read More

General Election 2015 – The Result

I now hope that we can take the political rhetoric off the table and return to a more stable residential property market This Conservative WIN is excellent news for the London property market. With the mansion tax threat now off the agenda Government should now focus on creating a more equitable Council Tax upper rate bands across the whole of the country. London still has many concerns as reflected by …Read More

UK General Election 2015

Thoughts from a Mayfair perspective. Here is the Mayfair Guru`s  update report before the election tomorrow. Sales values are constant but the volume of sales have diminished substantially (Q1 Sales: 2013 @ x40 / 2014 @ x21 / 2015 @ x13 ). SDLT @ top tier at 12% of purchase price has slowed the aspirational purchase or investment in the market – only those who have to buy or sell …Read More

Das Erste`s Weltspiegel – Super Prime London

Peter Wetherell discusses the London Super Prime Market with Das Erste`s Weltspiegel programme and shows them round our new Penthouse in Wellington Court. http://www.daserste.de/information/politik-weltgeschehen/weltspiegel/videos/england-der-wahnsinn-am-londoner-wohnungsmarkt-100.html To see more of the £35,000,000 Penthouse please follow this link.  

Mayfair Community – March 2015

I attended two community gatherings last week – a business leaders’ presentation at The Gielgud Theatre and a residential community meeting at The Mayfair Library with our local MP Mark Field in attendance. No.1 : London’s 18.7 million visitors JLL an international real estate group presented to 200 business leaders on the health and outlook of the West End. London is now the No.1 tourist destination in the world with …Read More

February 2015

I have recently been researching an article for the publishers of The Mayfair Times who celebrate 30 years in 2015.  I have a certain advantage in research because I created the publication in 1985 as the voice of Mayfair for the residents businesses of the area. I have just re-read the inaugural edition and what amazed me – (apart from the ludicrously low prices the properties then achieved) – was …Read More

January 2015

SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL This January commemorates the death 50 years ago of Mayfair’s greatest resident – Sir Winston Churchill – 350 million viewers worldwide watched his funeral on TV. (900 million watched the opening of the London Olympics in 2012). MAYFAIR MARKET 2014 The header on this email promotes Wetherell’s continued prominence in residential sales in Mayfair with a 42% market share by value for all sales in 2014 and …Read More

World One at World Towers Mumbai

Mayfair estate agent Wetherell has been appointed by Indian luxury property developer Lodha Group to be the official London sales partner for the 1,450 ft high (442 metre high) World One Tower in Mumbai, marketing the world’s tallest residential skyscraper to Indian super-rich buyers based in London. Designed by international architects Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, the 117 storey high £205 million World One Tower is located in the Worli …Read More

November 2014

A MAYFAIR WHITE CHRISTMAS? The last time snow actually fell on Christmas Day in the UK was in 1976. The previous time was 38 years earlier in 1938 – so in simple mathematical terms that makes this year 2014 the next snowfall for Christmas day! (The last time the UK had a white Christmas was 2004 although London missed out on the significant falls). Regent Street first lit up its …Read More

October 2014

I am pleased to announce our latest research piece, “The Mount Street Report: Mount Street as an exemplar of public realm improvement” The report was commissioned and compiled by Wetherell, with research and written contributions by Zoe Dare Hall, an award winning property journalist who principally writes for the Financial Times, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Times and The London Magazine. The new report reviews how Grosvenor has defined public realm enhancement best …Read More