It was founded in 1872. It’s published by Archant London, the London branch of the Archant media group. The editorial offices are in Swiss Cottage.
There’s a sub-edition for the northern part of the City of Westminster, the St John’s Wood, Marylebone and Maida Vale Express, known generally as the Wood & Vale. An earlier sub-edition, the Ham & High Broadway, covered Muswell Hill, Crouch End and Hornsey in the London Borough of Haringey; after ceasing publication in December 2010, it was resurrected as the Broadway Ham & High in October 2012.
It comes out on Thursdays. A (free) e-edition’s also available on the website.