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How to bag a Kensington flat rent-free for a year

Written by: Paloma Kubiak
A bank is giving a young professional the chance to live in a Kensington penthouse apartment rent-free for a year.

To be in with the chance of winning, people aged 18 and over need to turn up at ‘Studio B’, Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank’s new flagship London store on Kensington High Street on Thursday 27 April.

They’ll have to undergo a general knowledge session before being tested on their cooking, gardening and DIY skills to bag the flat.

The flat giveaway will be hosted by TV property guru Amanda Lamb and broadcaster Rick Edwards.

The winner will also have their savings throughout the year matched up to a maximum of £2,000 a month, to go towards a deposit on their own home.

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank is staging the competition to highlight the financial challenges facing younger generations in buying their own property.

Helen Page, group innovation & marketing director, said: “Our research lays bare the huge challenge people starting out on their own face and this competition will give a lucky winner a huge helping hand, putting them on track to own their own home. This is the whole ethos of Studio B. It’s an open space where we can engage with the next generation of customers to design the next generation of banking.”

You can see the full T&Cs here, but here are the key points about the competition and the flat:

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