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History, Pimlico

90 Claverton Street

90 Claverton Street

During WWII, in the evening of 22nd September 1940, at 11.36pm, a high explosive bomb detonated on 90 Claverton Street in Pimlico. The building, as well as adjacent 94 Grosvenor Road suffered […]

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History, Westminster

St George's Hanover Square (dated 1787; courtesy of the British Library, London)

St George Hanover Square (1724 till 1889)

Between 1724 and 1889, Pimlico was part of what was known as ‘St George Hanover Square’, a civil parish in the centre of London. The creation of the parish was accompanied by the […]

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History, Pimlico

Pimlico - Photographer: Mark Vuaran, Flickr

The name “Pimlico”

The neighbourhood of Pimlico embraces the whole of Belgravia, as well as extending from Buckingham Palace Road to the Thames, and stretching westward to Chelsea. This includes Grosvenor Road and the Eccleston […]

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