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Fitzrovia

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The glittering Fitzrovia Chapel is becoming easier to visit
The glittering Fitzrovia Chapel is becoming easier to visit

The glittering Fitzrovia Chapel is becoming easier to visit

One of London's genuinely hidden gems, the glittering interior of Fitzrovia Chapel is about to be a lot easier to visit, as the opening hours are being extended ahead of a new David Bowie exhibition.

Feb
14
London’s Pocket Parks: Pearson Square, W1
London’s Pocket Parks: Pearson Square, W1

London’s Pocket Parks: Pearson Square, W1

This is a newish garden square surrounded by housing in central London that was built on the site of the old Middlesex Hospital.

Dec
06
2023
Find the moved John F Kennedy Memorial
Find the moved John F Kennedy Memorial

Find the moved John F Kennedy Memorial

If you walk along Marylebone Road near Great Portland Street, you might spy a plinth with a memorial to John F Kennedy, but the memorial is missing.

Sep
14
2022
London’s Alleys: Percy Passage, W1
London’s Alleys: Percy Passage, W1

London’s Alleys: Percy Passage, W1

This alley just to the north of Oxford Street in the heart of Fitzrovia is a convenient shortcut through a block of shops and offices and is original from when the area was first laid out.

Oct
25
2021
London’s Pocket Parks: Rathbone Square, W1
London’s Pocket Parks: Rathbone Square, W1

London’s Pocket Parks: Rathbone Square, W1

Just moments from Oxford Street, this is a newish pocket park that sits inside a new mixed development of offices and residential flats with a semi-public square in the middle.

Aug
31
2021
London’s Alleys: Richardson’s Mews, W1
London’s Alleys: Richardson’s Mews, W1

London’s Alleys: Richardson’s Mews, W1

Just around the corner from posh Fitzroy Square can be found this almost as posh quiet mews. A small gap in the rows of shops and houses with the BT Tower dominating the background.

May
18
2020
London’s Alleys: Middleton Place, W1
London’s Alleys: Middleton Place, W1

London’s Alleys: Middleton Place, W1

The oldest surviving purely residential walkway in the West End, Middleton Place is actually a modern name for a much older passageway.

Aug
13
2018
Inside the restored Middlesex Hospital chapel
Inside the restored Middlesex Hospital chapel

Inside the restored Middlesex Hospital chapel

Until fairly recently, there was a large plot of empty land in central London, sealed off, and incongruously, a small church sat alone in the wasteland.

Sep
20
2015
The Church of St Charles Borromeo
The Church of St Charles Borromeo

The Church of St Charles Borromeo

Wandering around the back streets near the BT Tower, I noticed an interesting looking Church and wandered over for a closer look.

Feb
13
2008