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London’s Alleys: Down Street Mews, W1
London’s Alleys: Down Street Mews, W1

London’s Alleys: Down Street Mews, W1

This is a secluded mews that can be found around the back of a disused tube station near Hyde Park.

Aug
30
2021
Tickets Alert: Tours of Spencer House resume
Tickets Alert: Tours of Spencer House resume

Tickets Alert: Tours of Spencer House resume

Spencer House, a rather grand house overlooking Green Park is resuming Sunday tours of its main state rooms from June.

Apr
12
2021
London’s Pocket Parks: Southwood Garden, W1
London’s Pocket Parks: Southwood Garden, W1

London’s Pocket Parks: Southwood Garden, W1

This pocket park sitting next to St James Church in Piccadilly is unsurprising, a former graveyard, but was laid out as a garden after WW2.

Feb
04
2021
Visit St James’s Church Piccadilly
Visit St James’s Church Piccadilly

Visit St James’s Church Piccadilly

There's a church next to busy Piccadilly Circus which most us probably know more from the market in its courtyard than the church behind.

Sep
18
2019
See the memorial bust to Sir Simon Milton
See the memorial bust to Sir Simon Milton

See the memorial bust to Sir Simon Milton

This is the Tiger of Sweden. Well, actually, the shop is called that, the man with the wing above is a former politician who used to live above the shop.

May
30
2019
A glowing deer made from rubbish in central London
A glowing deer made from rubbish in central London

A glowing deer made from rubbish in central London

There's a festive deer in Piccadilly at the moment made from rubbish that glows when you make a donation to charity.

Dec
09
2018
The Iranian Concorde
The Iranian Concorde

The Iranian Concorde

Quite some time ago, I was wandering past the Iran Air travel shop in Picadilly and noticed in their front window was a scale model of a Concorde plane, decorated with the Iran Air branding.

Feb
28
2009