Lifestyle, St James's, Westminster

St John's Gardens (source: Garton Jones)

A walk in Westminster & St. James’s

The SW1 neighbourhood has plenty of historic sites and places to visit and can easily be explored by foot. For example, one popular walk takes you through the City of Westminster. Have […]

December 21, 2016 × 1 comment

Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Westminster

The Red Lion, Westminster (source: http://www.redlionwestminster.co.uk)

The Red Lion in Westminster

Today’s Red Lion pub stands on the site of a medieval tavern – known in 1434 as the Hopping Hall. The tavern passed through various hands and traded under many names in […]

December 2, 2016 × Comments are Disabled

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 […]

December 6, 2015 × Comments are Disabled