Victoria

History, Victoria

The history of London Victoria station

The history of London Victoria station

Located in the heart of London’s west end and offering speedy connections to seaside resorts, sea ports and Gatwick airport, Victoria Station has always been associated with train travel for […]

September 9, 2017 × 0 comments

Events, Lifestyle, St James's, Victoria

Mona Golabek (Lisa Jura) in The Pianist Of Willesden Lane by Hershey Felder at St James Theatre.

The Pianist of Willesden Lane at the St. James Theatre

‘Hold on to your music, it will be your best friend in life…’ In early 1938, Lisa Jura, a young Jewish girl in Vienna, dreamed that one day she would […]

December 22, 2016 × Comments are Disabled

Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Places, Victoria

Discovering Cardinal Place

Discovering Cardinal Place

Over the past ten years the area around Victoria has been undergoing an exciting transformation. A vibrant district is emerging in the heart of London, largely due to the development […]

December 9, 2016 × Comments are Disabled

History, Pimlico, Victoria

Bomb Damage to Sutherland Terrace (Copyright: Westminster City Archives)

Sutherland Street and the Blitz

16 and 17 April 1941 saw some of the worst bombing raids to affect Westminster during the Blitz. Sutherland Terrace, in Pimlico, was hit by two parachute mines and three highly explosive […]

December 27, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

Belgravia, History, Pimlico, Victoria

Thomas Cubitt and Eccleston Square

Thomas Cubitt and Eccleston Square

Pimlico, originally known as the Neat House Gardens was famous for its wholesome produce of herbs and vegetables. By 1820 the Neat House Gardens had become urban fringe and in addition to […]

December 10, 2015 × Comments are Disabled