The Greasy Spoon Awards 2020

Hitchcock & King are one of London’s leading builders’ merchants (we’d like to think you already knew that, though). We’re an independent company which has, over the years, grown to seven branches across South West London. Can you help us find the area’s best greasy spoon?

It’s a no-brainer that most builders (and plumbers, and roofers, and decorators, etc…) love nothing more than a traditional full English, washed down with a tasty coffee, to get the day off to a good start. Over the years we’ve tried our fair share of cafes, each with their own delicious breakfast offerings –

15 Things You Need to Do in South London

Here at Hitchcock & King, we’re proud of our London origins and the endless options there are of things to do here. Fancy a historic cave tour in the morning, followed by a 52m climb in the afternoon? No problem; South London is home to an eclectic mix of village-like areas, each with something new to offer. If you’re looking for something a little different, read on for our top picks of the 15 best things to do in South London.

Experience a rugby match at Twickenham Stadium

Grab some mates and some drinks, and enjoy an action-packed game with fans from around the world at the home of England Rugby.

How to Boost Your Home’s Kerb Appeal with DIY

If you’ve spent too much time around estate agents, you might have heard the term ‘kerb appeal’ thrown around. The idea is that, the better your home looks to passersby, the more it’s worth on the market. In this article, we’ll be going into a little more detail with kerb appeal, looking at how you can improve it via a range of DIY projects.


It’s not the most glamorous task in the world, and it’s not very interesting either, but it’s certainly worth doing. If you have a front lawn or any sort of plant growth near your driveway,