Almost Essential – The story

Almost Essential was set up in April 2012, when it became clear that there was a gap in the London market for a selection of peerless, realistically priced services which have been tried and tested to satisfy discerning people.

The website was then created for our London community of like minded people, for facilitating and enabling easy booking of the finest service providers London has to offer. Those services can be booked online either by emailing them or calling them directly.

One of Almost Essential primary goal is to help busy people better manage their lives and save time, so they can focus on the things they love like their family, friends or even picking up a book!

As a former executive search consultant, searching for the best is part of my DNA. I personally test all the services featured on the site or rely on recommendations of people I trust because of their discerning taste. Members are also encouraged to review the services they use, to make sure that their experiences are as good as mine.

As I continuously look for and test new services, all your requests for specific services are welcome; and dont hesitate to share any of the services you can’t live without!

Whilst searching for services, I have also come across interesting “finds” that I want to share with you, a lot of them are wonderful gifts, some useful, some really extravagant, they can all be bought here via the Almost Essential website.

As a professional and as a mother of two amazing teenage boys, I had to learn how to manage my time! Hopefully my selection of services and gifts, the Must of London’s lifestyle, will help you better manage your time. Start booking or buying them now!

Almost Essential is like a club, aimed at busy people of a similar mindset, searching for quality, professionalism and friendliness when they need to book a service or buy a gift NOW!

I am passionate about Almost Essential and believe that it offers something unique in a world where you can find most things, but are not always sure which will best match your expectations.

Thank you for your trust.

Michelle de Biolley 


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