Author Archives: David Matthews

Director of Dutch & Dutch. Passionate about all things property. Investment and development advice, acquisitions and sales.

Dutch & Dutch lead sponsor for Queens Park Design District

            We are the headline sponsor of this year’s ‘Queens Park Design District’, part of London Design Week which takes place 19th – 27th September in and around Queens Park… most events are free and well worth a visit… it’s the best in cutting edge design. The London Design Festival […]

Hanging Baskets coming to West Hampstead

It has been a while since West End Lane and Mill Lane enjoyed the sights and smells of summer hanging baskets. Thanks to the newly formed West Hampstead Business Association (WHBA) 37 baskets will be going up at the end of May for the summer. David Matthews, co-founder and committee member of the WHBA explains […]

Dutch & Dutch want Boris Bikes for West Hampstead

As active members of the West Hampstead Business Association ( we recently helped arrange a Q&A session with London Mayor Boris Johnson for local NW6 businesses and residents. Held at the Wet Fish Café, (one of our favourite West Hampstead eateries –, it addressed the usual concerns regarding parking, business rates and traffic congestion. And, having […]

Dutch & Dutch 2014 Budget Reaction; Beer, Bingo & Buy to Let

Following the recent Budget, here at Dutch & Dutch we’ve been assessing what impact Mr Osborne’s announcements will have on the local property market. Whilst some within the property industry have been campaigning for an adjustment to Stamp Duty levies to reflect increased values, we were not at all surprised to see the Stamp Duty […]