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Pimlico Private Tour

The garden village of Pimlico has some surprising designs that are certainly worth seeing. This peaceful area features pristine landscapes with scenic white stucco squares and delightful gardens, as well an awe inspiring 20th century architecture design.

Your qualified tour guide will share with you how the prim area of Pimlico has been shaped by some important and influential planning, housing and design ideas in the 18th to 21st centuries, all in 90 minutes.

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90 mins linear tour

Step-free route

Private waking tour

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Pretty Pimlico has sublime stucco houses and gorgeous garden squares, quiet and quaint churches. It really is an undiscovered part of London which you can explore in detail with us on a fascinating private tour.

Hear about how master builder Thomas Cubitt created the Pimlico district. Get under the skin of this remarkable neighbourhood; where Londoner’s really live, away from the hustle and bustle, and yet only a stone’s throw from the country’s political centre. 

As well as Cubitt’s residential squares and neat terraces you will be introduced to some architecturally iconic schemes of the 20th century together with issues in the public housing movement in the UK over time, right up to the present day.

The brilliant and often forgotten post war writer and Observer architecture critic Iain Nairn lived in Pimlico. Hear how he led a campaign about the importance of buildings in shaping society in positive ways.

Your private tour finishes a short walk to Victoria station, at Tachbrook Street market. It’s the perfect place to get your foodie fix at the weekend. There are a wide variety of multicultural food stalls to choose from including Japanese, Turkish, Jordanian, South American-style and more besides. 

Your Guide: Barbara Wright