"Are those our lamps?" tweeted one St John's Wood commentator as photos of Emma Watson playing book fairy on the London Underground circulated earlier this month. It turns out they were right as The Evening Standard confirmed the actress - in collaboration with the Books on the Underground charity - was indeed leaving free books around St John’s Wood station for commuters to find.
Dexters’ St John’s Wood team haven't had a free book or an Emma Watson sighting. We are, however, frequent commuters to and from St John's Wood - just six or seven minutes from the West End and a direct fifteen minute Jubilee line journey to the City.
Our established presence as a St John's Wood letting agent - also covering Primrose Hill, South Hampstead and Belsize Park - means you'll have a choice of properties if you decide to rent in North West London.
For a neighbourhood so close to central London, St John's Wood offers exceptional quality of life. Here, prime residential property - from portered mansion blocks in St John’s Wood itself to pretty townhouses in Primrose Hill, period conversions in South Hampstead and double-fronted Victorians in Belsize Park - is complimented by a settled community with parks, boutiques, coffee shops and restaurants, plus that vital offering of outstanding-rated state schools and renowned independents.
London commuters got a surprise when they spotted Emma Watson dashing through underground stations to hide copies of her favourite book. Onlookers noticed the actress at St John’s Wood station on Tuesday afternoon as she got involved in the Books on the Underground campaign. The 26-year-old filmed herself dropping copies of Maya Angelou’s Mom & Me & Mom along the escalator rail at the Bakerloo Line station. “I've been hiding copies of Mom & Me & Mom for Books on the Underground on the tube today! See if you can find one tomorrow! #OurSharedShelf,” she wrote on Facebook.