A Complete Guide to Living in Porto

History of Porto Porto, previously known as Cale, was a little Celtic Hamlet located on the mouth of the Douro river. When the Romans added a port, “Portus Cale”, it not only gave its name to the Porto of today but the nation of Portugal. Porto spearheaded the 12th-century Christian reconquest, which brought Portugal independence. […]

A Complete Guide to Living in Glasgow

Glasgow is not only an academic and cultural hub of Scotland but is also the economic powerhouse of the nation. Over the past 30 years, Glasgow has reinvented itself into a thriving, metropolitan city continuing to transform its economy from heavy industry to a knowledge-based, technological hub. History of Glasgow Glasgow is a vibrant and […]

A Complete Guide to Living in Lisbon

History of Lisbon Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in Europe and has witnessed imperial riches, fires, plague, one of the most destructive and deadliest earthquakes in recorded human history, revolutions, coups, Europe’s longest dictatorships and one of the most severe financial crisis’ since the Great Depression. But the city soldiers on, strangely emerging […]

A Complete Guide to Living in Vauxhall and Nine Elms

History of Vauxhall and Nine Elms Up until the late 20th century Vauxhall was predominately manual workers’ home and business premises for the London and South Western railway development and also housed the former water supply works for the locale.  During World War II, Vauxhall and the surrounding areas sustained severe bomb damage due the […]

A Complete Guide to Living in Leipzig

Leipzig was once an industrial city experiencing economic stagnation and deserted by many of its residents after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Today, Leipzig is rising like a phoenix from the ashes to position itself for the future and the forefront of European cities History of Leipzig Leipzig’s history of being a trade city […]

A Complete Guide to Living in Liverpool

Liverpool’s economy is booming, and the city is truly becoming the next Northern Powerhouse hotspot. People are drawn to living in Liverpool as it’s a vibrant city with unique attractions, exciting events, world-class sport offerings, and an unrivalled musical heritage. History of Liverpool Liverpool has an eclectic history which can be traced back to 1190. […]

A Complete Guide to Living in Hackbridge

Hackbridge is a leafy suburb in the London Borough of Sutton, offering all the benefits of proximity to the capital yet close by to expansive parks. This combined with the distinctive town centres Hackbridge offers residents a peaceful but vibrant lifestyle.   Where is Hackbridge located? Hackbridge is in the London Borough of Sutton, approximately […]

A Complete Guide to Living in Leeds

Leeds has the firm reputation as a vibrant, diverse and thriving city, with an evolving cultural existence. Leeds may not be as domineering as other English cities such as Manchester, or London, but it regularly rates highly as one of the best places to live in the UK in terms of cost of living, happiness […]

A Complete Relocation in London

Leading global residential investment asset specialists Complete Prime Residential have expanded their footprint in London, with a second premises close to Old Street.   Our sales, lettings, property management and accounts teams have relocated to a new premise as of 4th November 2019. The new office address is: Second Floor, 14-18 Old Street, London, EC1V […]

A Complete Guide to Living in Manchester

History of Manchester Manchester’s history dates back many centuries and it encompasses the city’s change from a minor town in the county of Lancashire into the pre-eminent industrial metropolis of the United Kingdom and the World. Manchester began expanding ‘at an astonishing rate’ around the turn of 19th Century due to the boom in textile […]