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The Old Vic

The Old Vic

There’s something reassuring and timeless about the Old Vic standing proudly at the intersection of The Cut and Waterloo Road. Established here in South London in 1818 as a ‘minor theatre’ (as opposed to the more important ‘patent’...
Smithfield Market

Smithfield Market

The last remaining wholesale market left in Central London, Smithfield not only boasts a stunning Victorian building (designed by Horace Jones, who also designed Tower Bridge) but also represents a continuous history of over 800 years of being a meat market on the...
Berkeley Square

Berkeley Square

The garden squares of Mayfair make this part of London special. Built in the early 1700’s as the city spread west, they were designed to create a more healthy living space for it’s wealthy residents. They were also places for the upper classes to go...
Apsley House

Apsley House

Apsley House facing Hyde Park Corner is the ancestral¬† home of the Duke of Wellington and is the best preserved Georgian townhouse in London. The Duke of Wellington famously defeated Napoleon in 1815 at the Battle of Waterloo and served twice as Britain’s Prime...
Little Ben

Little Ben

With Big Ben mostly covered at present due to renovations, what about checking out Little Ben on Victoria Street just outside the station? It was originally installed in 1892 as a miniature version of its more well known brother, (although apart from being a clock...