Area guides: London Zone 1

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A famous London spot with a great sense of community

On the north-west edge of central London, this neighbourhood is best known for being where a small fictional bear from Peru was found. Now home to one of London's largest regeneration projects, Paddington is attracting families and international investors looking to make the most of good transport connections to Heathrow and the city.

Is this the city hotspot that has it all?

On the city fringes, every year Clerkenwell hosts some of the world's top design talent as part of the Clerkenwell Design Week. This historic district is set to become busier with Crossrail's arrival while the controversial Royal Mail redevelopment will bring 700 new homes to the already-bustling area...