Will new legislation for landlords be powerful enough?

New legislation is on its way to make landlords increase the energy efficiency of rental property. But is it powerful enough? ‘Private renters are more concerned about the energy bills hitting their mats than owner-occupiers and concerned about their ability to heat their home properly, and its general lack of comfort. These issues have been firmly linked to health problems – so there is no wonder that renters think firmer action should be taken to force landlords to up their standards., says the Energy Saving Trust. Read more

Northern Line closure

Whoops – TfL have announced that the Northern Line will be closed at the weekend. If you were planning to come via Archway or Highgate underground stations please use alternative routes. Buses 271, 201, 143 and W5 all stop very close by, and many buses stop down the hill at Archway.