I moved to Primrose Hill in September 2015. I knew nothing about the area: I just thought it looked rather lovely! I quickly got involved with Primrose Hill Community Association, met lots of local people and realised that many residents have lived in the area all their lives. Such is its charm and villagey feel, why would anyone want to live anywhere else? As part … Continue reading Through The Keyhole
Last orders in The Queen’s has long gone, the early morning runners are yet to brave the Primrose Hill summit, and the school’s weekday residents are all tucked up in bed – it’s time for the weekend to take hold at St Paul’s primary school… Morning! Bleary-eyed and still getting used to the steadiness of dry land, it’s 4.30 a.m. and resident fishmonger Mick from … Continue reading Behind the stalls: A day in the life of Primrose Hill Market.
As an inhabitant of Cumberland Basin, overhearing visitors on St Marks Bridge discussing my lifestyle is a daily occurrence. Whilst a few do have to be convinced that, yes, people do live on the boats, the comments I hear most frequently are “Wow! Look at that big Chinese boat!”, “What a beautiful place to live” and “But I bet it gets cold in winter…”. For me, … Continue reading Afloat On The Hill
My Primrose Hill: In conversation with Marc Ward Aka The Bushman Gardener… When did you arrive in Primrose Hill? Just a simple Kiwi, I arrived in England over 30 years ago. I visited the zoo and stumbled upon the Village on my walk home. Never looked back! What aspect of Primrose Hill made you stay here so long? I guess the pubs kept me here, as I … Continue reading Marc Ward (AKA The Bushman Gardener)
Q. What is your earliest memory of Primrose Hill? A. As a student living in Camberwell in 1979 I was invited on a date at Odette’s and was impressed by both the restaurant and the area. Q. Where is your favourite place in Primrose Hill? A. Besides my shop? The park. We are so lucky to have such a great amenity right on our doorstep. … Continue reading In Conversation with Roz Davies – Owner of Sew Much Fun
In conversation with Maureen Betts, Chair of the Primrose Hill Community Association Continue reading “My Primrose Hill: Maureen Betts”
My Primrose Hill is regular Q&A feature of the magazine where we ask residents and those who work in Primrose Hill about the neighbourhood.
This month we were in conversation with Gail Levy, Owner of Primrose Hill Pets… Continue reading “My Primrose Hill: Gail Levy – Owner of Primrose Hill Pets”
My Primrose Hill is regular Q&A feature of the magazine where we ask residents and those who work in Primrose Hill about the neighbourhood. Sixteen-year-old Fergus McLaverty lives in Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill. A Sixth Form student at the City of London School, by St Paul’s he plans to study history at university and keep his future career options very much open … My earliest … Continue reading My Primrose Hill with Fergus McLaverty
Wafa Abou El Hassan is Manager of Shepherds Foods since 1999, in conversation with Phil Cowan. My earliest memory of Primrose Hill is I was struck by what a lovely place it was, full of friendly people and with a literary atmosphere and great shops. The best thing about Primrose Hill is The real sense of community which is created by the locals who are … Continue reading My Primrose Hill: Wafa Abou El Hassan