Articles by: Staff

Belgravia, History

Chelsea Bun Shop 1810

Old Chelsea Bun Shop

The Chelsea bun has been the treat of choice over centuries: sticky sweet buns, filled with raisins and currants and topped with a sugary glaze, were sold by the tens of thousands […]

December 22, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

History, Pimlico

11 Pimlico Road (source: Robin Sones for geograph.org.uk)

Introducing Pimlico Road

Pimlico Road, just a few minutes walk from Sloane Square, is located in SW1 and connects the areas of Pimlico and Belgravia with Chelsea and boasts some of the areas finest corners […]

December 20, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

History, Pimlico

The history of Dolphin Square

The history of Dolphin Square

Prior to the late 18th century the area where Dolphin Square now stands consisted of frequently flooded meadowlands known as Tothill Fields. It was used as a common for a variety of […]

December 18, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

Belgravia, History

Belgravia (Source: The Times)

10 Things you didn't know about Belgravia

1. Belgravia takes its name from one of the Duke of Westminster’s subsidiary titles, Viscount Belgrave. Belgravia was developed in the 1820s by Richard Grosvenor the 2nd Marquis of Westminster. The village of Belgrave, Cheshire is […]

December 17, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

Belgravia, Lifestyle, Places

Elizabeth Street, London (Source: Stone Federation GB)

Elizabeth Street, Belgravia

Built in the 1860’s in the heart of the Grosvenor Belgravia estate, Elizabeth Street and the surrounding area continues, 150 years later, to provide a memorable retail experience for the visitor and […]

December 17, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

Pimlico, Squares

Warwick Square

Warwick Square

Warwick Square was designed and constructed in the early 1840s as part of Thomas Cubitt’s development plan for Pimlico. The westward view from the garden towards St Gabriel’s Church was a component of Cubitt’s […]

December 17, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

Belgravia, Community, Events

St. Peter's Church (119 Eaton Square)

Grosvenor Place Choir (17 December)

The “Grosvenor Place Choir” is made up of twenty SW1 enthusiasts. Together with a local primary school, they organised a Christmas Carol on Thursday 17 December at St. Peter’s Church to raise funds for Save […]

December 15, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

Parks, Pimlico

Pimlico Gardens

Pimlico Gardens

Situated by the River Thames at the southern end of St George’s Square, and rather like a continuation of it, Pimlico Gardens is a small riverside park. It was planted in 1915 with […]

December 15, 2015 × Comments are Disabled