Station to Street: Marylebone

Marylebone is not just a station in the heart of the City of Westminster but the name of the area as well, Marylebone Village, which takes its name from the church which was known as St. Mary at the Bourne and over time had its named shortened to Marylebone. History of Landmarks in Marylebone Marylebone…

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Bayswater Beauty

Bayswater is one of London’s most cosmopolitan areas that can be found within the City of Westminster, is part of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and borders the north edge of Hyde Park. As one of the most exclusive and beautiful areas that the UK capital has to offer there are a lot…

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Passport to Pimlico

The Ealing comedy is possibly the reason that Pimlico is most well-known. In reality the residents of Pimlico have never discovered a treaty that leads to a fantastic comedic piece that leads to them declaring independence. Despite this, there are still plenty of things that make Pimlico an interesting place to visit. Pimlico Conservation Area…

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Platform 9 and ¾

King’s Cross Station is one of the busiest train stations in London and a major hub for those travelling from other cities in the UK down to London. Harry Potter and King’s Cross King’s Cross was chosen by author J.K. Rowling as the station that the Hogwarts Express departed from platform 9 and ¾. The…

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The Only Square to be Named after a Building

Probably best known for being a space on the classic monopoly board as “The Angel , Islington”, there is much more to the Islington area of London than a landmark of monopoly fame with the Proud Archivist and Regent’s Canal winding its way through. Islington Restaurants Islington has some great places to eat whilst exploring…

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Fleet Street is well known throughout the UK and the world as the home of the British press and when referring to the journalistic world in the UK many people will generally refer to the editors of newspapers as ‘Fleet Street editors’. Fleet Street & Journalism The history of press and publishing in the United…

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