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The Making of Pimlico - Garden Village

Pimlico, one stop south on the Victoria line from Victoria station, is special because of one man the speculative builder Thomas Cubitt. In the opinion of the post- war writer Iain Nairn, who lived here, even with the post war additions, Pimlico worked as a neighbourhood, a garden village in the city.
April 28, 2022
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The Gate That Moved

If you have been around St Paul’s Cathedral in the last 20 years you will no doubt have noticed a magnificent building through which you enter Paternoster Square. However, it has not always been there and has, in fact, moved three times. But why?
April 20, 2022
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Cartwright Gardens: Classical Calm Off the Euston Road

Cartwright Gardens is a graceful crescent of brick buildings with stuccoed ground floors.
January 12, 2022
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The Royal Naval Hospital, Greenwich

Greenwich, given the English aversion to overbearing crowned heads, is significant that it was not built as a royal palace but as a retirement home for injured and maimed sailors
January 6, 2022
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Shopping For Our History in Kingston-upon-Thames

There's an over-the-top shop frontage in the historic market place of Kingston-upon-Thames.
January 6, 2022
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