Vandon Passage, SW1H

Courtyard in/near St. James's Park, existing between 1475 and now

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Vandon Passage, SW1H

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Courtyard · St. James's Park · SW1H ·
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2019

Vandon Passage probably dates from the fifteenth century.

Cornelius Van Dun, a Dutchman and Yeoman of the Guard to Henry VIII, built a row of almshouses in 1575 for the well being of eight deprived women of the district. Not content with this singular generous deed, he provided the cash for the building of twelve more at St Ermin’s Hill - now around the back of St James’s Park Station.

At the time the almshouses were built, Petty France had already been in existence for about 100 years as a continuation of Tothill Street, the main west road from the Abbey. For those living in the alleys to the south of here, Vandon Passage was a vital link with civilisation, long before the roadway of Buckingham Gate was constructed and when the line of Victoria Street was still a dusty track. Vandon Street, still almost as narrow as it was 400 years ago, is a survivor of one of these alleys and marks the southern limit of the plot purchased by Van Dun.

During the day the Passage reclines in an almost hushed withdrawal from existence, but rises during the lunchtime and early evening hours as an indispensable cut-through for those eager to take refreshment in the Buckingham Arms in Petty France.


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Abbey Orchard Street, SW1P Abbey Orchard Street was the heart of a former slum area.
Air Street, SE18 A street within the W1B postcode
Air Street, W1B Air Street’s name is believed to be a corruption of ‘Ayres’, after Thomas Ayre, a local brewer and resident in the 17th century.
Air Street, W1B Air Street was the most westerly street in London when newly built in 1658.
Albany Courtyard, W1J The courtyard is named after Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, who in 1791 purchased Melbourne House which stood on this site.
Albany, W1S The Albany is an apartment complex in Piccadilly, divided into apartments in 1802.
Albemarle Street, W1S Albemarle Street takes its name from the second Duke of Albermarle, son of General Monk.
Allington Street, SW1E Allington Street was named after Allington in Lincolnshire.
Ambassador’s Court, SW1A Ambassador’s Court is a road in the SW1A postcode area
Ambrosden Avenue, SW1P Ambrosden Avenue is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Angel Court, SW1Y Angel Court is named after a long demolished inn of this name.
Apple Tree Yard, SW1Y Apple Tree Yard is thought named after the apple trees formerly to be found here.
Archer Street, W1D Archer Street was Arch Street in 1675, Orchard Street in 1720 and Archer Street by 1746.
Arlington Street, SW1A Arlington Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Arneway Street, SW1P Arneway Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Artillery Place, SW1P Artillery Place is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Artillery Row, SW1P Artillery Row is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Ashley Gardens, SW1P Ashley Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Ashley Place, SW1P Ashley Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Aylesford Street, SW1V Aylesford Street was built in 1848.
Babmaes Street, SW1Y Babmaes Street was originally called Wells Street.
Balvaird Place, SW1V Balvaird Place is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Beak Street, W1B Beak Street runs roughly east-west between Regent Street and Lexington Street.
Beak Street, W1F Beak Street is named after Thomas Beake, one of the Queen’s messengers.
Belgrave Road, SW1V Belgrave Road is a street in the Pimlico area of London.
Bennett Street, SW1A Bennett Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Berkeley Street, W1J Berkeley Street is one of the streets of London in the W1J postal area.
Bessborough Gardens, SW1V Bessborough Gardens is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Bessborough Place, SW1V Bessborough Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Bessborough Street, SW1V Bessborough Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Birdcage Walk, SW1E Birdcage Walk runs east-west from the Parliament Square area (as Great George Street) to Buckingham Palace.
Birdcage Walk, SW1H Birdcage Walk runs east from Great George Street, along the south side of St James’s Park.
Bloomberg Street, SW1V Bloomberg Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Bloomburg Street, SW1V Bloomburg Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Blue Bridge, SW1A Blue Bridge is a road in the SW1A postcode area
Boyle Street, W1S Boyle Street was built on a piece of land called the Ten Acres to discharge some Boyle family debts.
Bressenden Place, SW1E Bressenden Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Brewer Street, W1D Brewer Street runs west to east from Glasshouse Street to Wardour Street.
Brewer Street, W1F Brewer Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Brewers Green, SW1H Brewers Green is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Bridge Place, SW1V Bridge Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Bridle Lane, W1F Bridle Lane is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Broadway, SW1H Broadway - formerly the location of the headquarters of both London Transport and the Metropolitan Police.
Buckingham Gate, SW1E Buckingham Gate was created in the 17th century.
Buckingham Mews, SW1E Buckingham Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Buckingham Place, SW1A Buckingham Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Buckingham Place, SW1E Buckingham Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Burlington Arcade, W1J Burlington Arcade is a covered shopping arcade, 179 metres in length, that runs from Piccadilly to Burlington Gardens.
Burlington Gardens, W1J Burlington Gardens is a road in the W1J postcode area
Burlington Gardens, W1S Burlington Gardens, with houses dating from 1725, was laid out on land that was once part of the Burlington Estate.
Bury Street, SW1A Bury Street runs north-to-south from Jermyn Street to King Street, crossing Ryder Street.
Bury Street, SW1Y Bury Street runs north-to-south from Jermyn Street to King Street, crossing Ryder Street.
Butler Place, SW1H Butler Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Cambridge Street, SW1V Cambridge Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Cape Yard, E1W A street within the W1D postcode
Cardinal Walk, SW1E Cardinal Walk is a road in the SW1E postcode area
Carey Place, SW1V Carey Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Carlisle Mansions, SW1P Carlisle Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Carlisle Place, SW1P Carlisle Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Carlton Gardens, SW1Y Carlton Gardens was developed before 1832.
Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y Carlton House Terrace consists of a pair of terraces - white stucco-faced houses on the south side of the street overlooking St. James’s Park.
Carteret Street, SW1H Carteret Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Castle Lane, SW1E Castle Lane is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Catherine Place, SW1E Catherine Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Catherine Wheel Yard, SW1A Catherine Wheel Yard is a road in the SW1A postcode area
Causton Street, SW1P Causton Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Caxton Street, SW1H William Caxton was responsible for the introduction of the printing press to England.
Chadwick Street, SW1P Chadwick Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Chapter Chambers, SW1P Chapter Chambers is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Chapter Street, SW1P Chapter Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Charles Ii Street, SW1Y Charles Ii Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Charlwood Place, SW1V Charlwood Place is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Charlwood Street, SW1V Charlwood Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Chichester Street, SW1V Chichester Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Church Place, SW1Y Church Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Churchill Gardens Road, SW1V Churchill Gardens Road is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Churchill Gardens, SW1V Churchill Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Churton Place, SW1V Churton Place is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Churton Street, SW1V Churton Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Clarendon Street, SW1V Clarendon Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Claverton Street, SW1V Claverton Street runs from Lupus Street to Grosvenor Road.
Cleveland Road, SW1A Cleveland Road is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Cleveland Row, SW1A Cleveland Row is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Clifford Street, W1S Clifford Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Coach And Horses Yard, W1S Coach And Horses Yard is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Coach Horses Yard, W1S Coach Horses Yard is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Coburg Close, SW1P Coburg Close is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Cockspur Street, SW1Y Cockspur Street is possibly after the cock fighting that formerly occurred here, cocks often having spurs attached to their feet during fights.
Conduit Avenue, SE10 Conduit Avenue is a road in the SE10 postcode area
Conduit Street, W1B Conduit Street is a road in the W1B postcode area
Conduit Street, W1S Conduit Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Constitution Hill, SW1A Constitution Hill is a road in the SW1A postcode area
Constitution Hill, SW1X Constitution Hill is a road in the SW1X postcode area
Constitution Hill, W1J Constitution Hill is a road in the W1J postcode area
Constitution Hill, W1K Constitution Hill is a road in the W1K postcode area
Cork Street, W1S Cork Street, on the Burlington Estate, was named after Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington and 4th Earl of Cork.
Coventry Street, W1D Coventry Street is a short street connecting Piccadilly Circus to Leicester Square. On the London Monopoly board, it was named after the politician Henry Coventry, secretary of state to Charles II.
Crown Passage, SW1Y Crown Passage is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Crown Reach Riverside Walk, SW1V Crown Reach Riverside Walk is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Dacre Street, SW1H Dacre Street is named after Lady Anne Dacre.
Dalkeith Court, SW1P Dalkeith Court is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Dalmeny Court, SW1Y Dalmeny Court is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Dansey Place, W1D Dansey Place is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Dartmouth Street, SW1H Dartmouth Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Dean Farrar Street, SW1H Frederic William Farrar was a canon of Westminster Abbey.
Dells Mews, SW1V Dells Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Denbigh Mews, SW1V Denbigh Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Denbigh Place, SW1V Denbigh Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Denbigh Street, SW1V Denbigh Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Denman Street, W1D Denman Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Dolphin Square East Side, SW1V Dolphin Square consists of blocks of private flats built between 1935 and 1937.
Dolphin Square West Side, SW1V This is a street in the SW1V postcode area
Dolphin Square West, SW1V Dolphin Square West is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Douglas Street, SW1P Douglas Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Dover Street, W1S Dover Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Drummond Gate, SW1V Drummond Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Duke Of York Street, SW1Y Duke Of York Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Duke Street, SW1Y Duke Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Eagle Place, SW1Y Eagle Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Eccleston Square Mews, SW1V Eccleston Square Mews is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Elverton Street, SW1P Elverton Street is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Emery Hill Street, SW1P Emery Hill Street is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Erasmus Street, SW1P Erasmus Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Esterbrooke Street, SW1P Esterbrooke Street is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Evelyn Mansions, SW1P Evelyn Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Farringdon Street, W1S Farringdon Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Francis Street, SW1P Francis Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Garden Terrace, SW1V Garden Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Germyn Street, SW1Y Germyn Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Gerrard Place, W1D Gerrard Place is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Gerrard Street, W1D Gerrard Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Gillingham Row, SW1V This is a street in the SW1V postcode area
Gillingham Street, SW1V Gillingham Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Glasgow Terrace, SW1V Glasgow Terrace has coexisted with the name of Caledonia Street.
Glasshouse Street, W1B Glasshouse Street is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Gloucester Street, SW1V Gloucester Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Golden Square, W1F Golden Square is a historic Soho square, dating from the 1670s.
Graftan Street, W1S Graftan Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Grafton Street, W1S Grafton Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Great Pulteney Street, W1F Great Pulteney Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Great Smith Street, SW1P Great Smith Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Great Windmill Street, W1F Great Windmill Street has had a long association with music and entertainment, most notably the Windmill Theatre.
Greencoat Place, SW1P Greencoat Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Greens Court, W1F Greens Court is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Greycoat Gardens, SW1P Greycoat Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Greycoat Place, SW1P Greycoat Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Greycoat Street, SW1P Greycoat Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Grosvenor Road, SW1V Grosvenor Road forms part of the Thames embankment.
Guildhouse Street, SW1V Guildhouse Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Ham Yard, W1D Ham Yard is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Hatherley Street, SW1P Hatherley Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Haymarket, SE10 A street within the SW1Y postcode
Haymarket, SW1Y Haymarket – site of a former market selling hay until the 1830s.
Heddon Street, W1B Heddon Street is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Heddon Street, W1S Heddon Street is a road in the W1S postcode area
Hide Place, SW1P Hide Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Hobhouse Court, WC2H Hobhouse Court is named after Sir John Cam Hobhouse, Victorian MP and arts patron.
Horse and Dolphin Yard, W1D Horse and Dolphin Yard is a road in the W1D postcode area
Howick Place, SW1E This is a street in the SW1E postcode area
Howick Place, SW1P Howick Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Hudsons Place, SW1V Hudsons Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Ingestre Court, W1F Ingestre Court is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Ingestre Place, W1F Ingestre Place is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Jermyn Street, SW1A Jermyn Street is a road in the SW1A postcode area
Jermyn Street, SW1Y Jermyn Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
John Street, SE11 John Street is a road in the SE11 postcode area
Johnson’s Place, SW1V Johnson’s Place is a road in the SW1V postcode area
King Street, SW1Y King Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
King’s Scholars’ Passage, SW1P King’s Scholars’ Passage is a road in the SW1P postcode area
King’s Scholars’ Passage, SW1V King’s Scholars’ Passage is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Kingly Court, W1B Kingly Court is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Kingly Street, W1B Kingly Street is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Kingsgate Parade, SW1E Kingsgate Parade is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Leicester Place, WC2H Leicester Place is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Leicester Square, WC2H Leicester Square is a central tourist attraction of London.
Leicester Street, WC2H Leicester Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Lexington Street, W1F Lexington Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Lindsay Square, SW1V Lindsay Square is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Linen Hall, W1B Linen Hall is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Lisle Street, WC2H Lisle Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Little Cloisters, SW1P Little Cloisters is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
London Pavilion, W1J London Pavilion is one of the streets of London in the W1J postal area.
Longmoore Street, SW1V Longmoore Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Lower James Street, W1F Lower James Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Lower John Street, W1F Lower John Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Lower Regent Street, SW1Y Lower Regent Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Lupus Street, SW1V Lupus Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Macclesfield Street, W1D Macclesfield Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Maddox Street, W1S Maddox Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Marlborough Road, SW1A Marlborough Road is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Masons Arms Mews, W1S Masons Arms Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Masons Yard, SW19 A street within the SW1Y postcode
Masons Yard, SW1Y Masons Yard is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Mason’s Arms Mews, W1S Mason’s Arms Mews is a road in the W1S postcode area
Matthew Parker Street, SW1H The Most Reverend Matthew Parker was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1559 until 1575.
Mayfair Place, W1J Mayfair Place is one of the streets of London in the W1J postal area.
Medway Street, SW1P Medway Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Milkmaid’s Passage, SW1A Milkmaid’s Passage is a road in the SW1A postcode area
Mill Street, W1S Mill Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Monck Street, SW1P Monck Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Moreton Place, SW1 Moreton Place is a road in the SW1 postcode area
Moreton Street, SW1V Moreton Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Moreton Terrace Mews North, SW1V Moreton Terrace Mews North is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Morpeth Mansions Morpeth Mansions, SW1P Morpeth Mansions Morpeth Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Morpeth Mansions, SW1P Morpeth Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Morpeth Terrace, SW1P Morpeth Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Neat House Place, SW1V Neat House Place is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Neathouse Place, SW1V Neathouse Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
New Burlington Mews, W1B New Burlington Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
New Burlington Place, W1S New Burlington Place is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
New Burlington Street, W1B New Burlington Street is a road in the W1B postcode area
New Burlington Street, W1S New Burlington Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
New Palace Yard, SW1A New Palace Yard was built by William II (William Rufus).
Newport Place, W1D Newport Place was named after Mountjoy Blount, Earl of Newport (Isle of Wight), who owned a house on Newport Street in the 17th century.
Norman Shaw Building North, SW1A Norman Shaw Building North is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Norris Street, SW1Y Norris Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Old Bond Street, W1S Old Bond Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Old Burlington Street, W1S Old Burlington Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Old Compton Street, W1D Old Compton Street is a road that runs east–west through Soho.
Old Palace Yard, SW1P Old Palace Yard lies between the Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey.
Old Pye Street, SW1P Old Pye Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Old Queen Street, SW1H Old Queen Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Orange Street, SW1Y Orange Street is a road in the SW1Y postcode area
Ormond Yard, SW1Y Ormond Yard is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Oxendon Street, W1D Oxendon Street, after Sir Henry Oxendon, husband of Mary Baker, daughter of Robert Baker who built the former Piccadilly House nearby.
Palace Street, SW1 This is a street in the SW1 postcode area
Palace Street, SW1E Palace Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Pall Mall East, SW1Y Pall Mall East is an eastern extension of Pall Mall towards Trafalgar Square.
Pall Mall, SW1Y Pall Mall is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Palmer Street, SW1H Palmer Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Panton Street, W1D Panton Street was named after Colonel Thomas Panton, local property dealer of the 17th century.
Park Place, SW1A Park Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Peter Street, W1F Peter Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Petty France, SW1H Petty France is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Piccadilly Arcade, SW1Y Piccadilly Arcade is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Piccadilly Arcade, W1J Piccadilly Arcade is one of the streets of London in the W1J postal area.
Piccadilly Circus, W1B Piccadilly Circus is a road in the W1B postcode area
Piccadilly Circus, W1J Piccadilly Circus is one of the streets of London in the W1J postal area.
Piccadilly Place, W1J Piccadilly Place is one of the streets of London in the W1J postal area.
Piccadilly, SW1A Piccadilly is a road in the SW1A postcode area
Piccadilly, SW1Y Piccadilly is a road in the SW1Y postcode area
Piccadilly, W1S Piccadilly is one of the main London streets.
Pickering Place, SW1A This is a street in the SW1A postcode area
Pollen Street, W1S Pollen Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Ponsonby Place, SW1P Ponsonby Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Ponsonby Terrace, SW1P Ponsonby Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Post Office Way, SW1P Post Office Way is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Princes Arcade, SW1Y Princes Arcade is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Pulford Street, SW1V Pulford Street was a street between construction in 1848 and demolition after the Second World War.
Queen Anne’s Gate, SW1H This is a street in the SW1H postcode area
Queen Annes Gate Buildings, SW1H Queen Annes Gate Buildings is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Queen Annes Gate, SW1H Queen Annes Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Queens Gardens, SW1A Queens Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Rampayne Street, SW1V Rampayne Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Ranelagh Road, SW1V Ranelagh Road is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Regency Place, SW1P Regency Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Regency Street, SW1P Regency Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Regent Place, W1B Regent Place is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Regent Street, SW1Y Regent Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Regent Street, W1 Regent Street is one of the streets of London in the W1 postal area.
Regent Street, W1B Regent Street is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Regent Street, W1J This is a street in the W1J postcode area
Rivermill, SW1V Rivermill is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Rochester Row, SW1P Rochester Row is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Rochester Street, SW1P Rochester Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Rochford Southend East, SW1A Rochford Southend East is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Romilly Street, W1D Romilly Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Rose and Crown Yard, SW1Y Rose and Crown Yard is a road in the SW1Y postcode area
Royal Arcade, W1S Royal Arcade is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Royal Opera Arcade, SW1Y Royal Opera Arcade is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Rupert Court, W1D Rupert Court was named for Prince Rupert of the Rhine, the First Lord of the Admiralty when the court was built in 1676.
Rupert Street, W1D Rupert Street – after Prince Rupert of the Rhine, noted 17th century general and son of Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of King James I.
Russell Court, SW1A Russell Court is a road in the SW1A postcode area
Rutherford Street, SW1P Rutherford Street is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Ryder Street, SW1Y Ryder Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Sackville Street, W1S Sackville Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Saint George’s Drive, SW1V This is a street in the SW1V postcode area
Saint James’s Place, SW1A This is a street in the SW1A postcode area
Saint James’s Square, SW1Y This is a street in the SW1Y postcode area
Saint James’s Street, SW1A This is a street in the SW1A postcode area
Savile Row, W1S Savile Row is known worldwide for gentlemen’s tailoring.
Seaforth Place, SW1E Seaforth Place is a road in the SW1E postcode area
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D Shaftesbury Avenue is a major street in the West End of London, named after Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury.
Sherwood Street, W1F Sherwood Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Silver Place, W1F Silver Place is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Smiths Court, W1D Smiths Court is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Spenser Street, SW1E Spenser Street is a road in the SW1E postcode area
St Albans Street, SW1Y St Albans Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
St Anns Street, SW1P St Anns Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
St George’s Square, SW1V St Georges Square is a long narrow space reaching to the river with an enclosed garden in the centre.
St Georges Drive, SW1V St Georges Drive is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
St Georges Square, E14 St Georges Square is one of the streets of London in the E14 postal area.
St James Square, SW1Y St James Square is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
St Jamess Chambers, SW1Y St Jamess Chambers is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
St Jamess Market, SW1Y St Jamess Market is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
St Jamess Place, SW1A St Jamess Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
St Jamess Square, SW1Y St James’s Square is the only square in district of St James’s.
St Jamess Street, SW1A St Jamess Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
St James’s Place, SW1A St James’s Place is a road in the SW1A postcode area
St Margaret Street, SW1A St Margaret Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
St Margarets Street, SW1A St Margarets Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
St Martins Street, WC2H St Martins Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
St Matthew Street, SW1P St Matthew Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
St Saviours Hall, SW1V St Saviours Hall is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
St Vincents Centre, SW1P St Vincents Centre is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
St. Ermin’s Hill, SW1H St. Ermin’s Hill is a road in the SW1H postcode area
St. Matthew Street, SW1P St. Matthew Street is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Stable Yard Road, SW1A Stable Yard Road is a road in the SW1A postcode area
Stafford Street, W1S Stafford Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Stag Place, SW1E Stag Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Stillington Street, SW1P Stillington Street is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Storeys Gate, SW1H Storeys Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Storeys Gate, SW1P Storeys Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Strutton Ground, SW1P Strutton Ground is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Suffolk Place, SE2 Suffolk Place is a road in the SE2 postcode area
Suffolk Place, SW1Y The Earl of Suffolk (Thomas Howard) was the reason for the naming of Suffolk Place.
Suffolk Street, SW1Y Suffolk Street was named after Thomas Howard, Earl of Suffolk, who owned a stable yard attached to Northumberland House which lay on this site.
Swallow Street, W1B Swallow Street honours Thomas Swallow, lessee in 1540 of the pastures on which the road was built.
Tachbrook Mews, SW1V Tachbrook Mews is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Tachbrook Street, SW1V Tachbrook Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
The Arcade, SW1V The Arcade is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
The London Pavillion, W1J The London Pavillion is one of the streets of London in the W1J postal area.
The Mall, SW1Y The Mall is the processional route between Trafalgar Square and Buckingham Palace.
The Ritz Arcade, W1J The Ritz Arcade is one of the streets of London in the W1J postal area.
The Royal Arcade, W1S The Royal Arcade is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Thirleby Road, SW1P Thirleby Road is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Thorndike Street, SW1V Thorndike Street is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Tisbury Court, W1D Tisbury Court is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Tothill Street, SW1H Tothill Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Udall Street, SW1P Udall Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Upper James Street, W1F Upper James Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Upper John Street, W1F Upper John Street is a road in the W1F postcode area
Upper Tachbrook Street, SW1V Upper Tachbrook Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Vandon Street, SW1H Vandon Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Vauxhall Bridge Road, SW1P This is a street in the SW1P postcode area
Vauxhall Bridge Road, SW1V Vauxhall Bridge Road is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Victoria Arcade, SW1E Victoria Arcade is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Victoria Arcade, SW1V Victoria Arcade is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Victoria Chambers, SW1P Victoria Chambers is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Victoria Street, SW1E Victoria Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Victoria Street, SW1H Victoria Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Victoria Street, SW1W Victoria Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1W postal area.
Vigo Street, W1S Vigo Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area.
Vincent Square, SW1P Vincent Square is a large grass-covered square which provides playing fields for Westminster School, which owns it.
Vincent Street, SW1P Vincent Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Walcott Street, SW1P Walcott Street was named after Reverend MEC Walcott, curate of the St Margaret’s, Westminster in the 1840s.
Walker’s Court, W1D Walker’s Court is one of the many passageways which in past years was known as ’Paved Alley’.
Wardour Street, W1D The part of Wardour Street south of Shaftesbury Avenue runs through London’s Chinatown.
Warwick House Street, SW1Y Warwick House Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Warwick Place North, SW1V Warwick Place North is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Warwick Row, SW1E Warwick Row is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Warwick Square Mews, SW1V Warwick Square Mews is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Warwick Square, SW1V Warwick Square is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Warwick Street, W1B Warwick Street is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Warwick Way, SW1V Warwick Way is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Waterloo Place, SW1Y Waterloo Place, a broad extension of Regent Street, is awash with statues and monuments that honour heroes and statesmen of the British Empire. It is framed by palatial buildings designed by John Nash, the famed Regency-era architect and Decimus Burton, his protégé.
West Mews, SW1V West Mews is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Western Mansions, EN5 A street within the W1F postcode
Westminster Central Hall, SW1H Westminster Central Hall is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Westminster Palace Gardens, SW1P Westminster Palace Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Whitcomb Street, WC2H Whitcomb Street - named after William Whitcomb, 17th century brewer and property developer.
Wilcox Place, SW1E Wilcox Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Wilder Walk, W1B This is a street in the W1B postcode area
Wilfred Street, SW1E Wilfred Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1E postal area.
Willow Place, SW1P Willow Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Willow Place, SW1V Willow Place is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Willow Walk, N1 A street within the SW1V postcode
Wilton Road, SW1V Wilton Road is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Winnett Street, W1D Winnett Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.


St. James's Park

St James's Park station is not only a station but London Underground HQ - otherwise known as 55 Broadway.

The station was opened on 24 December 1868 by the Metropolitan District Railway (MDR, now the District Line) when the company opened the first section of its line between South Kensington and Westminster stations. The MDR connected to the Metropolitan Railway (MR, later the Metropolitan Line) at South Kensington and, although the two companies were rivals, each company operated its trains over the other's tracks in a joint service known as the Inner Circle.

The station has been reconstructed twice. In the first decade of the 20th century the original MDR station was reconstructed in conjunction with the building of Electric Railway House a headquarters building for the MDR's owners the London Electric Railway. The station was then rebuilt again between 1927 and 1929 as part of the construction of 55 Broadway the company's new headquarters building designed by Charles Holden and featuring statues and carved stone panels including ones by Sir Jacob Epstein, Eric Gill, and Henry Moore.

The platforms feature the green, blue, black and white tiling scheme first used for the reconstruction and extension to Morden of the City & South London Railway (now the Northern Line) also designed by Holden and opened between 1924 and 1926.

Together with 55 Broadway, the station is now a Grade I listed building.

Over time, the station name has been spelled differently, illustrating changing practice in punctuation. Tube maps up to the early 1930s show the name as St. James' Park. From Harry Beck's first map in 1933 until the early 1950s the name was shown as St. James Park. Since the 1950s it has had the current name.
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