Back to the dark ages

Country Life Every Week - - Property News -

IT’S of­fi­cial. It’s quicker to travel by horse and cart than it is to nav­i­gate Lon­don traffic. Trans­port for Lon­don fig­ures show that cen­tral Lon­don buses travel at an av­er­age of 3.8mph and Lon­don­ers waste more than 100 hours sit­ting still (in their cars) per year. As such, say Quintessen­tially Es­tates, high-net-worth buy­ers, who would have pre­vi­ously re­lied on a chauf­feur, are in­creas­ingly look­ing to prop­er­ties close to Tube and bus stops. Cross­rail and HS2 will have a ma­jor ef­fect, too.

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