Let’s Share

Residents Enjoy Themselves At the Vincent House Annual Summer Party

  Let’s Share Living in ‘shared accommodation’ might trigger images of student digs or being a lodger in a house owned by a live-in landlord (or landlady!), but another more appealing option is a ‘residence’ where you have your own private room with an en-suite bathroom but share facilities and services. It may sound a […]


Celebrating Inspirational Women

Vincent House in 1939

As we commemorate 100 years since the Act giving some women the vote in 1918, it is incredible to recall that in the very early years of the 20th Century, a woman, Evelyn Hopkinson, was leading the development of two residential houses for women, Hopkinson House and Brabazon House, both in Westminster.  Then, in the […]


Review of the Years 2016/17

It’s the start of 2018 and , as well as wishing you a HAPPY NEW YEAR, we want to let you know we have just published our Review of the years 2016/17! It features highlights from the reports presented by Rory Silkin (VHA’s Chairman) and Richard Tomkins (General Manager, Vincent House) at the Annual General Meeting […]


ART: A Route to Resettlement

Art Works with Vincent House

As a business with a social purpose that has used some of its surplus to help facilitate projects providing support to ex-offenders when they leave prison, we are always interested to follow what is happening in the justice system. During the summer the latest Justice Secretary, David Lidington wrote a thought provoking article on prison […]


September, a Time of Change

September is usually a busy month as people return from their summer vacations.  The changes in London are easy to spot as the trees that line many streets and adorn many gardens start to turn colour and there are more people out and about and in the shops.  The trend builds throughout the Autumn with […]


We Have a Winner!

Notting Hill movie poster

Thank you to everyone who entered our Notting Hill Film quiz.  Out of the many entries we received we only had three entrants who got 10 out of 10!  There were a couple of particular questions that a lot of people got wrong – but we aren’t going to say what they are because some […]


Moving to London Case Study: Notting Hill (Maria)

Maria Lopez who stayed at Vincent House

Moving to London case study: How Maria found a place to live in Notting Hill within her budget and in an excellent location too. Today we’re going to show you how one Spanish student used Vincent House to help her move and adapt to living in London in 3 short weeks. Moving to London, especially […]



Slovakia fans from Vincent House

Our group of excited Slovakian supporters celebrated a draw against England last night which means they can anticipate going through to the next stage as one of the best 3rd placed teams! From left to right, Nikola, Lubo, Tibor, Patricia and Filip, who are all employees at Vincent House, are looking forward to the completion […]



Euro 2016 logo

You can’t avoid football at the moment!  It’s everywhere – adverts, shop displays, the newspapers – now Euro 2016 is upon us. Now the opening fixtures have been played and we’re into the 3 round of games we’ll soon know who’s through to the next stage.  Its looking good for England and Wales and hopefully both teams will make […]



Vincent House building is an iconic 1930s style building in Notting Hill

Welcome to our blog.  We hope you will become a regular visitor to read our news and our features about a whole range of topics that might be of interest to you especially our helpful information about the exciting and dynamic city of London.  We think it is one of the best places to live in the world, although we […]