Life in London: spring worthy things to do in London this April

peggy porschen cakes

Life in London: we summarise the fun places we’ve discovered as we go about engineering in London.

If you’re a Londoner, it’s likely you’ve spotted a WPJ Heating van crossing Albert Bridge, parked in a corner somewhere in Belgravia or making it’s way down a cobbled street in Kensington. This means our plumbing and heating engineers know south west London very well – so we’ve collected their ideas of the best instagram worthy places to visit on a bored spring weekend, to upgrade your London lifestyle.

Visit Cafes in London

Peggy Porshen

Life in London: Peggy Porshen

Source: Pashley

You’ve definitely seen pictures of this pretty, pink cafe all over social media. Located in Belgravia, this cafe is known for its immaculate floral displays and delicious cakes and treats. It might be just what your life in London needs to spark that spring feeling.

Life in London: Go shopping

Connaught Village

Have you stopped by Connaught Village in the West end? This leafy part of the Hyde Park estate is home to galleries, boutiques, restaurants and retailers. A fashionable spot to discover exclusive designers and authentic cuisine from around the world.

Go book shopping

Lutyens and Rubinstein

London has plenty of bookstores, but none more famous in south west London than Lutyens and Rubinstein. If you’re about, stop by and browse their collection.

Life in London – Visit a market

Columbia Road Flower Market

Life in london: flower market

Source: The London Diaries

It’s spring, so its the perfect time to visit a flower market. We’ve cheated a bit. Technically, Bethnal Green isn’t in south west London, but Your life in London could do with a flowery update, visit Columbia Road to stock up on tulips, hyacinths and daffodils flowering this spring.

Visit a museum

The V&A

Life in London: V&A

Source: Fisher Productions

The V&A stands out as one of London’s most iconic museums, with great architecture and a sprawling interior, it’s one of the best still standing examples of Victorian design in England.

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