Denman House, W1J

Block in/near Piccadilly Circus .

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Simon   
Added: 15 Jan 2024 15:44 GMT   

Simon De Charmes, clockmaker
De Charmes (or Des Charmes), Simon, of French Huguenot extraction. Recorded 1688 and Free of the Clockmakers’ Company 1691-1730. In London until 1704 at least at ’his House, the Sign of the Clock, the Corner of Warwick St, Charing Cross’. See Brian Loomes The Early Clockmakers of Great Britain, NAG Press, 1981, p.188

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TUM   
Added: 27 Aug 2022 10:22 GMT   

The Underground Map
Michael Faraday successfully demonstrated the first electrical transformer at the Royal Institute, London.

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Scott Hatton   
Added: 30 Jan 2023 11:28 GMT   

The Beatles on a London rooftop
The Beatles’ rooftop concert took place on the rooftop of the Apple Corps building in London. It was their final public performance as a band and was unannounced, attracting a crowd of onlookers. The concert lasted for 42 minutes and included nine songs. The concert is remembered as a seminal moment in the history of rock music and remains one of the most famous rock performances of all time.

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Jessie Doring   
Added: 22 Feb 2021 04:33 GMT   

Tisbury Court Jazz Bar
Jazz Bar opened in Tisbury Court by 2 Australians. Situated in underground basement. Can not remember how long it opened for.

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Jude Allen   
Added: 29 Jul 2021 07:53 GMT   

Bra top
I jave a jewelled item of clothong worn by a revie girl.
It is red with diamante straps. Inside it jas a label Bermans Revue 16 Orange Street but I cannot find any info online about the revue only that 16 Orange Street used to be a theatre. Does any one know about the revue. I would be intesrested to imagine the wearer of the article and her London life.

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LATEST LONDON-WIDE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PROJECT

Lived here
   
Added: 20 Jul 2024 01:13 GMT   

Whitechapel (1980 - 1981)
Diana Lee-Gobbitt - Artist rented a room at No 1 Berner Street, Whitechapel, opposite Church Passage (Ripper territory) for one year, rent approx 3 pounds pw. Worked as Receptionist for n Indian import/export company in the Watney Markets. Owner of No 1 Berner Street was Sammy Ferrugia, Maltese Taxi company owner. The artist was shown the gambling den in Dutfield’s Yard behind the terrace houses. It was common local knowledge prostitution was high end income for those in the East End during the 1950s.

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Added: 7 Jul 2024 16:26 GMT   

Haycroft Gardens, NW10
My Grandfather bought No 45 Buchanan Gdns in I believe 1902 and died ther in the early 1950s

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Comment
   
Added: 7 Jul 2024 16:20 GMT   

Haycroft Gardens, NW10
I lived in No 7 from 1933 to 1938

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Sylvia guiver   
Added: 4 Jul 2024 14:52 GMT   

Grandparents 1937 lived 37 Blandford Square
Y mother and all her sisters and brother lived there, before this date , my parent wedding photographers were take in the square, I use to visit with my mother I remember the barge ballon in the square in the war.

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Born here
Roy Mathieson   
Added: 27 Jun 2024 16:25 GMT   

St Saviours
My great grandmother was born in Bowling Green Lane in 1848. The family moved from there to Earl Terrace, Bermondsey in 1849. I have never been able to locate Earl Terrace on maps.

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Added: 26 Jun 2024 13:10 GMT   

Buckhurst Street, E1
Mt grandfather, Thomas Walton Ward had a musical instrument workshop in Buckhurst Street from 1934 until the street was bombed during the war. Grandfather was a partner in the musical instrument firm of R.J. Ward and Sons of Liverpool. He died in 1945 and is buried in a common grave at Abney Park Cemetery.

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Lived here
Mike Dowling   
Added: 15 Jun 2024 15:51 GMT   

Family ties (1936 - 1963)
The Dowling family lived at number 13 Undercliffe Road for
Nearly 26 years. Next door was the Harris family

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Evie Helen   
Added: 13 Jun 2024 00:03 GMT   

Vickers Road
The road ’Vickers Road’ is numbered rather differently to other roads in the area as it was originally built as housing for the "Vickers" arms factory in the late 1800’s and early 1900s. Most of the houses still retain the original 19th century tiling and drainage outside of the front doors.

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Admiral Duncan The Admiral Duncan is well-known as one of Soho’s oldest gay pubs.
Café Royal The Café Royal - now a five-star hotel at 68 Regent Street - was, before its conversion to a hotel, a notable restaurant.
De Hems De Hems has become a base for London’s Dutch community, serving bitterballen and frikandellen.
Leicester Square Leicester Square, while indeed a square, is also the name for a tube station.
L’Escargot L’Escargot is one of London’s oldest restaurants.
Nelson’s Column Nelson’s Column is a monument in Trafalgar Square built to commemorate Horatio Nelson’s decisive victory at the Battle of Trafalgar during which he lost his life.
Northumberland House Northumberland House was a large Jacobean townhouse in London, which was the London residence of the Percy family, the Dukes of Northumberland.
Piccadilly Circus Piccadilly Circus was built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with the major shopping street of Piccadilly.
Queen’s Theatre The Queen’s Theatre is located in Shaftesbury Avenue on the corner of Wardour Street.
Soho Soho is a world-famous area of the City of Westminster and part of the West End of London.
Wyld’s Great Globe Wyld’s Great Globe was an attraction situated in Leicester Square between 1851 and 1862.

NEARBY STREETS
Academy House, W1S Academy House is located on Sackville Street
Air Street, SW1Y Air Street was the most westerly street in London when newly built in 1658 (Piccadilly Circus)
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 (Soho)
Albany Courtyard, SW1Y The courtyard is named after Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, who in 1791 purchased Melbourne House which stood on this site (St James’s)
Albany, W1B The Albany is an apartment complex in Piccadilly, established in 1802 (Mayfair)
Albemarle Street, W1S Albemarle Street takes its name from the second Duke of Albermarle, son of General Monk (Green Park)
Angel Court, SW1Y Angel Court is named after a long demolished inn of this name (St James’s)
Apple Tree Yard, SW1Y Apple Tree Yard is thought named after the apple trees formerly to be found here (St James’s)
Archer Street, W1D Archer Street was Arch Street in 1675, Orchard Street in 1720 and Archer Street by 1746 (Soho)
Arlington House, SW1A Arlington House is now part of an exclusive residential development (St James’s)
Arlington Street, SW1A Arlington Street is named after Henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington, 17th century statesman and local landowner (St James’s)
Ashburton Place, W1J Ashburton Place connects Clarges Street and Bolton Street
Babmaes Street, SW1Y Babmaes Street was originally called Wells Street (St James’s)
Beak Street, W1B Beak Street runs roughly east-west between Regent Street and Lexington Street (Soho)
Beak Street, W1F Beak Street is named after Thomas Beake, one of the Queen’s messengers (Soho)
Bear Street, WC2H Bear Street is a streetname with two possible derivations (Leicester Square)
Bennet Street, SW1A Bennet Street lies off St James’s Street (St James’s)
Bennett House, SW1A Bennett House is located on Bennet Street (St James’s)
Blore Court, W1F Blore Court - situated at 3 Berwick Street - was built over after the Second World War (Soho)
Blue Ball Yard, SW1A Blue Ball Yard is first mentioned in 1672 when its site was sold by King Charles II (St James’s)
Bourchier Street, W1D Bourchier Street was formerly, Hedge Lane, Milk Alley and Little Dean Street (Soho)
Boyle Street, W1S Boyle Street was built on a piece of land called the Ten Acres to discharge some Boyle family debts (Mayfair)
Brewer Street, W1D Brewer Street runs west to east from Glasshouse Street to Wardour Street (Soho)
Brewer Street, W1F Brewer Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area (Soho)
Bridle Lane, W1B Abraham Bridle, carpenter, was lessee in the 1680s (Soho)
Broadwick Street, W1F Broadwick Street runs west-east between Marshall Street and Wardour Street, crossing Berwick Street (Soho)
Broughton House, W1S Broughton House is located on Sackville Street (Piccadilly Circus)
Brydges Place, WC2N Brydges Place replaced Taylor’s Buildings in 1904 when the Colloseum was built (Charing Cross)
Burleigh Mansions, WC2H Burleigh Mansions dates from 1885 (Leicester Square)
Burlington Arcade, SW1Y Burlington Arcade is a covered shopping arcade, 179 metres in length, that runs from Piccadilly to Burlington Gardens. (St James’s)
Burlington Gardens, W1J Burlington Gardens, with houses dating from 1725, was laid out on land that was once part of the Burlington Estate (Mayfair)
Bury Street, SW1A Bury Street runs north-to-south from Jermyn Street to King Street, crossing Ryder Street (St James’s)
Cambridge Circus, WC2H Cambridge Circus is the intersection of Shaftesbury Avenue and Charing Cross Road (Soho)
Canada House, SW1A Canada House is a Greek Revival building situated on Trafalgar Square (Charing Cross)
Cape Yard, W1D A street within the W1D postcode (Soho)
Carlton Gardens, SW1Y Carlton Gardens was developed before 1832 (St James’s)
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 (St James’s)
Carnaby Street, W1F Carnaby Street became the heart of Swinging London (Soho)
Cecil Court, WC2N Cecil Court is a pedestrian street with Victorian shop-frontages (Leicester Square)
Charing Cross Mansions, WC2H Charing Cross Mansions is one of the mid 1880s block built around a widened Cecil Court (Leicester Square)
Charing Cross Road, WC2H Charing Cross Road is a street running immediately north of St Martin-in-the-Fields to St Giles Circus (Leicester Square)
Charing Cross, WC2N Charing Cross, long regarded as London’s central point, as an address is an enigma (Charing Cross)
Charles II Street, SW1Y Charles II Street is named for the ’Merry Monarch’ (St James’s)
Chatham House, SW1Y Chatham House is a building on St James’s Square (St James’s)
Chesham House, W1B Chesham House is a block on Regent Street (Soho)
Ching Court, WC2H Ching Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (Covent Garden)
Church Court, WC2N Church Court once led from Church Lane - now demolished - to Strand (Charing Cross)
Church Place, SW1Y Church Place was named after the adjacent St James’s Church, Piccadilly (St James’s)
Cinema House, W1F Cinema House is a block on Wardour Street (Soho)
Clarges Street, W1J Clarges Street runs north from Piccadilly
Cleveland Yard, SW1Y Cleveland Yard is now the site of Cleveland Place (St James’s)
Clifford Street, W1S Clifford Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area
Clydesdale Bank House, W1J Clydesdale Bank House is a block on Piccadilly (Piccadilly Circus)
Cockspur Court, SW1A Cockspur Court runs west for a short section from Spring Gardens (Charing Cross)
Cockspur Street, SW1A Cockspur Street is possibly after the cock fighting that formerly occurred here, cocks often having spurs attached to their feet during fights (Charing Cross)
Colette House, W1J Colette House is a block on Piccadilly (St James’s)
Conduit Street, W1S Conduit Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area (Mayfair)
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 (Leicester Square)
Craig’s Court, SW1A Craig’s Court is an alleyway off Whitehall (Charing Cross)
Cranbourn Street, WC2H Cranbourne Street was named after local landowner the Earl of Salisbury, Viscount Cranbourn (Cranbourne) after the town in Dorset. (Leicester Square)
Creston House, W1F Creston House is a block on Great Pulteney Street (Soho)
Dalmeny Court, SW1Y Dalmeny Court is a block on Duke Street (St James’s)
Dansey Place, W1D Dansey Place was formerly named George Yard, after a pub adjacent called the George and Dragon (Soho)
Dansey Yard, W1D George Yard was renamed Dansey Yard after 1884 (Soho)
Dean Street, W1D Dean Street is a historically rich thoroughfare that extends from Oxford Street to Shaftesbury Avenue. (Soho)
Denman House, W1J Denman House is a block on Piccadilly (Piccadilly Circus)
Denman Street, W1J Denman Street - formerly Queen Street - was named after Dr Thomas Denman midwifery pioneer in 1862 (Piccadilly Circus)
Duck Lane, W1F Duck Lane was possibly known for duck baiting (Soho)
Dudley House, SW1A Dudley House is situated at 169 Piccadilly (St James’s)
Dufours Place, W1F Paul Dufour was the lessee of this land from Pulteney in 1720s (Soho)
Duke Of York Street, SW1Y Duke Of York Street runs between Jermyn Street and St James’s Square (St James’s)
Duke Street St James’s, SW1Y Duke Street St James’s is named after James II, Duke of York when the street was built and brother to Charles II, king at the time (St James’s)
Duncannon Street, WC2N Duncannon Street connects Trafalgar Square and Strand (Charing Cross)
Eagle Place, SW1Y Eagle Place lies off Piccadilly (Piccadilly Circus)
Earlham Street, WC2H Earlham Street is one of the spokes leading off of Seven Dials (Covent Garden)
Egmont House, WC2H Egmont House is a block on Shaftesbury Avenue (Soho)
Egyptian House, W1J Egyptian House is a block on Piccadilly (St James’s)
Empire House, W1J Empire House is a block on Piccadilly (St James’s)
Foley House, W1B Foley House is a block on Maddox Street (Mayfair)
Foubert’s Place, W1B Foubert’s Place is named after a Frenchman who had a riding school here in the reign of Charles II (Soho)
French Railway House, SW1Y French Railway House occupies 178-180 Piccadilly (St James’s)
Frith Street, W1D Frith Street is named after Richard Frith, a local builder (Soho)
Ganton Street, W1F Ganton Street runs across Carnaby Street (Soho)
Garrick House, W1J Residential block
Garrick Street, WC2E Garrick Street is the northern extension of Bedford Street running up to Long Acre and Cranbourne Street (Covent Garden)
Garrick Yard, WC2E Garrick Yard, together with the more familiar Garrick Street to the northeast of here, both took their names from the Garrick Club which commemorates the famous 18th century actor, David Garrick. (Covent Garden)
Gerrard Place, W1D Gerrard Place was known as Nassau Street until 1910 (Soho)
Gerrard Street, W1D Gerrard Street is the main street of Chinatown (Soho)
Glasshouse Street, W1B Glassmaking or Salt Petre manufacturing took place here from the 1670s (Soho)
Golden House, W1F Golden House is a block on Great Pulteney Street (Soho)
Golden Square, W1B Golden Square is a historic Soho square, dating from the 1670s (Soho)
Goodwins Court, WC2N Goodwins Court connects Bedfordbury with St Martin’s Lane (Covent Garden)
Gossard House, W1S Gossard House is a building on Savile Row
Grand Buildings, SW1A Grand Buildings replaced the Grand Hotel in 1986 (Charing Cross)
Great Newport Street, WC2H Great Newport Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (Leicester Square)
Great Pulteney Street, W1F Great Pulteney Street is named for Sir William Pulteney, estate owner in the 1670s (Soho)
Great Scotland Yard, SW1A Great Scotland Yard is a street located in Westminster, London, connecting Northumberland Avenue and Whitehall. (Charing Cross)
Great Windmill Street, W1F Great Windmill Street has had a long association with music and entertainment, most notably the Windmill Theatre (Soho)
Greek Court, W1D Greek Court is a tiny sealed-off alleyway named after a former Greek church established in 1670s (Soho)
Greek Street, W1D Greek Street leads south from Soho Square to Shaftesbury Avenue. (Soho)
Green Dragon Yard, W1B Green Dragon Yard was named after an adjacent pub (Soho)
Greens Court, W1D Greens Court is probably called after Thomas Green, paviour, lessee in 1685 (Soho)
Ham Yard, W1D Ham Yard was the yard behind a 17th century pub called ’The Ham’ (Soho)
Hammer House, W1F Hammer House is a block on Wardour Street (Soho)
Hammersley House, W1B Hammersley House is a block on Warwick Street (Soho)
Haymarket House, W1D Haymarket House is a block on Shaver’s Place (Piccadilly Circus)
Haymarket, SW1Y Haymarket – site of a former market selling hay until the 1830s (St James’s)
Heathcoat House, W1S Heathcoat House is a block on Savile Row (Mayfair)
Heddon House, W1B Heddon House is a block on Regent Street (Soho)
Heddon Street, W1B Heddon Street is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area
Heddon Street, W1B Heddon Street is a road in the W1S postcode area (Soho)
Hobhouse Court, WC2H Hobhouse Court is named after Sir John Cam Hobhouse, Victorian MP and arts patron (Leicester Square)
Holland Street, W1F Holland Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area (Soho)
Hopkins Street, W1F Hopkins Street was most likely named after Richard Hopkins, plasterer, a lessee in 1709 (Soho)
Horse and Dolphin Yard, W1D Horse and Dolphin Yard once lay behind the Horse and Dolphin Inn (Soho)
Hudson’s Court, WC2N Hudson’s Court is one of the courtyards swept away by the building of Trafalgar Square and Duncannon Street during the 1830s (Charing Cross)
Huguenot House, WC2H Huguenot House is a block on Panton Street (Leicester Square)
Husband Street, W1D Husband Street likely derived its name from Thomas Husbands, a painter (Soho)
Ingestre Court, W1F Ingestre Court is sited on Ingestre Place (Soho)
Ingestre Place, W1D In 1868, New Street and Husband Street were collectively renamed Ingestre Place. (Soho)
International House, W1S Residential block (Mayfair)
Irving Street, WC2H Irving Street is named after Henry Irving, the popular Victorian actor (Leicester Square)
Jermyn Street, SW1Y Jermyn Street is the main east-west road of St James’s (St James’s)
Johnson’s Court, SW1A Johnson’s Court is a former courtyard next to Northumberland House (Charing Cross)
Kemble House, W1D Kemble House is sited on Dean Street (Soho)
Kemp’s Court, W1F Kemp’s Court is situated in the heart of Berwick Street Market where a line of stalls stretch down both sides of the road. (Soho)
King Street, SW1Y King Street leads from St James’s Street to St James’s Square (St James’s)
Kingly Court, W1B Kingly Court is a shopping court behind Kingly Street (Soho)
Kingly Street, W1B King Street became Kingly Street in 1906 (Soho)
Kinnaird House, SW1Y Kinnaird House is a block on Pall Mall (St James’s)
Kirkland House, SW1A Kirkland House is a block on Whitehall (Westminster)
Lancaster Court, WC2N Lancaster Court was an old Strand courtyard, swept away in the 1830s (Charing Cross)
Leicester Court, WC2H Ryders Court was renamed to Leicester Court in 1936 (Leicester Square)
Leicester Place, WC2H Leicester Place leads north from Leicester Square (Soho)
Leicester Square, WC2H Leicester Square is a central tourist attraction of London (Leicester Square)
Leicester Street, SW1Y Leicester Street was named after Robert Sidney, 2nd Earl of Leicester, who purchased land in 1630 and erected a house (Leicester Square)
Lexington House, W1F Lexington House is a block on Lexington Street (Soho)
Lexington Street, W1D Lexington Street was named in 1885 after Robert Sutton Baron ’Lexinton’, the 17th century inheritor of the Pulteney estate (Soho)
Lisle Street, W1D Lisle Street leads east from Wardour Street (Soho)
Litchfield Street, WC2H Litchfield Street is possibly named after Edward Lee, 1st Earl of Lichfield, who was brother-in-law of Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton and son of Charles II (Leicester Square)
Little Compton Street, W1D Little Compton Street was a street in Soho (Soho)
Little Marlborough Street, W1B Little Marlborough Street was named after John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, an 18th century general (Soho)
Little Newport Street, WC2H Little Newport Street was renamed as Newport Place in 1939 (Leicester Square)
Lower James Street, W1B Lower James Street leads southeast out of Golden Square (Soho)
Lower John Street, W1B Lower John Street is the southwest exit of Golden Square (Soho)
Lower Regent Street, SW1Y Lower Regent Street is the name for the part of Regent Street which lies south of Piccadilly Circus (St James’s)
Lowndes Court, W1F Lowndes Court was named after William Lowndes, its 17th century landowner (Soho)
Macclesfield Street, W1D Macclesfield Street leads into Soho and Chinatown from the north (Soho)
Malta House, W1J Malta House is a building on Piccadilly (Piccadilly Circus)
Marlborough Court, W1F Marlborough Court was named for the Duke of Marlborough’s 1704 victory at Blenheim (Soho)
Marlborough House, WC2H Marlborough House is a block on Earlham Street (Covent Garden)
Marshall Street, W1F Marshall Street was laid out for Lord Craven in 1733 (Soho)
Masons Yard, SW1Y Mason’s Yard was named for the local 18th century victualler Henry Mason (St James’s)
May’s Court, WC2N May’s Court is a road in the WC2N postcode area (Covent Garden)
Meard Street, W1D John Meard, the younger was a carpenter, later a landowner, who developed the street (Soho)
Monmouth Street, WC2H Monmouth Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (Covent Garden)
Moor Street, W1D Moor Street first appears by name in 1683 (Soho)
Nassau House, WC2H Nassau House is a block on Shaftesbury Avenue (Soho)
National House, W1D National House is located on Wardour Street (Soho)
National House, W1F National House is a block on Wardour Street (Soho)
New Burlington Mews, W1B New Burlington Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area (Soho)
New Burlington Place, W1S New Burlington Place is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area (Mayfair)
New Burlington Street, W1B New Burlington Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area (Mayfair)
New Burlington Street, W1B New Burlington Street is a road in the W1B postcode area (Soho)
New Street, SW1A New Street was made part of Spring Gardens in 1881 (Westminster)
New Street, W1D New Street existed until 1868 (Soho)
New Zealand House, SW1Y New Zealand House is a block on Haymarket (St James’s)
Newburg Road, W1F Newburg Road is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area (Soho)
Newburgh Street, W1F Newburgh Street - formerly West Street - was named after Lord Newburgh, a pupil of De Foubert and mentioned by Evelyn (Soho)
Newport Court, WC2H Newport Court was laid out approximately on the site of the courtyard of Newport House (Leicester Square)
Newport Place, WC2H Newport Place was named after Mountjoy Blount, Earl of Newport (Isle of Wight), who owned a house on Newport Street in the 17th century (Leicester Square)
Norris Street, SW1Y Norris Street – after Godfrye Norris, local leaseholder in the 17th century (Piccadilly Circus)
Northumberland Court, SW1A Northumberland Court was a courtyard beside Northumberland House (Charing Cross)
Northumberland House, SW1A Northumberland House is a modern block on Northumberland Avenue sharing the same name as a notable house of Charing Cross (Charing Cross)
Nuffield House, W1J Nuffield House is located on Piccadilly (St James’s)
Oceanic House, SW1Y Oceanic House is a block on Pall Mall East (Charing Cross)
Old Bond Street, W1J Old Bond Street was named for Sir Thomas Bond, a property developer from Peckham who laid out a number of streets in this part of the West End (Green Park)
Old Burlington Street, W1J Old Burlington Street connects Burlington Gardens and Clifford Street
Old Compton Street, W1D Old Compton Street is a road that runs east–west through Soho (Soho)
Orange Street, WC2H Orange Street gets its name from William III, Prince of Orange - the reigning king when the street was built. (Leicester Square)
Orion House, WC2H Orion House is a block on Upper St Martin’s Lane (Covent Garden)
Ormond Yard, SW1Y Ormond Yard was named after James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, who owned a house next to this yard in the 17th century (St James’s)
OverSeas House, SW1A OverSeas House is a block on Park Place (St James’s)
Oxendon Street, W1D Oxendon Street, after Sir Henry Oxendon, husband of Mary Baker, daughter of Robert Baker who built the former Piccadilly House nearby (Leicester Square)
Pall Mall East, SW1A Pall Mall East is an eastern extension of Pall Mall towards Trafalgar Square (Charing Cross)
Pall Mall, SW1Y Pall Mall was laid out as grounds for playing pall mall in the 17th century (St James’s)
Panton Street, SW1Y Panton Street was named after Colonel Thomas Panton, local property dealer of the 17th century (Leicester Square)
Pargiter Court, W1F Pargiter Court is a block on Silver Place (Soho)
Park Place, SW1A Park Place is named after nearby Green Park (St James’s)
Peter Street, W1D Peter Street likely originated as a passage to the saltpetre house built around 1656, situated between Peter Street and Brewer Street. (Soho)
Piccadilly Arcade, SW1Y Piccadilly Arcade runs between Piccadilly and Jermyn Street (St James’s)
Piccadilly Circus, W1J Piccadilly Circus was laid out by John Nash in 1819 (Piccadilly Circus)
Piccadilly Place, SW1Y Piccadilly Place is an alleyway leading to Vine Street (Piccadilly Circus)
Piccadilly, SW1Y Piccadilly is one of the main London streets (St James’s)
Pollen Street, W1S Pollen Street is one of the streets of London in the W1S postal area
Princes Arcade, SW1Y Princes Arcade, built 1929–33, was named after the former Prince’s Hotel, which stood here (St James’s)
Quadrant Arcade, W1B Quadrant Arcade - part of a shopping centre - is named after the Quadrant to the south of Regent Street (Soho)
Regency House, W1B Regency House is sited on Warwick Street (Soho)
Regent Place, W1B Regent Place is named for the Prince Regent at the name of construction (Soho)
Regent Street, W1B Regent Street dates from the 1810s and was named after the Prince Regent, later George IV (Soho)
Rex House, SW1Y Rex House is a building on Regent Street (St James’s)
Richmond Mews, W1D Richmond Mews, like Richmond Buildings, is named for Thomas Richmond (Soho)
Romilly Street, W1D Romilly Street is a small street that runs behind Shaftesbury Avenue and takes its name from lawyer Samuel Romilly (Soho)
Rose and Crown Yard, SW1Y Rose and Crown Yard was probably named after a former inn of this name (St James’s)
Rose Street, WC2N Rose Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area (Covent Garden)
Royal Arcade, W1S Royal Arcade is an alleyway of exclusive shops (Mayfair)
Royal Opera Arcade, SW1Y Royal Opera Arcade was originally part of an opera house theatre, built by John Nash (St James’s)
Royalty House, W1S Royalty House is a block on Sackville Street (Mayfair)
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 (Soho)
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 (Soho)
Ryder Street, SW1A Ryder Street was named after Richard Rider, Master Carpenter to Charles II (St James’s)
Ryder Yard, SW1Y Ryder Yard was named for Richard Rider, Master Carpenter to Charles II (St James’s)
Ryger House, SW1A Ryger House is located on Arlington Street (St James’s)
Sabadell House, SW1Y Sabadell House is a block on Pall Mall (St James’s)
Sackville Street, W1B Sackville Street runs north from Piccadilly (Mayfair)
Salt House, W1F Salt House is a building on Peter Street (Soho)
Samuel House, SW1Y Samuel House is located on St Alban’s Street (St James’s)
Sandringham Court, W1F Sandringham Court can be found on Dufour’s Place (Soho)
Savile Row, W1S Savile Row is known worldwide for gentlemen’s tailoring (Mayfair)
Scandia House, W1S Scandia House is a building on Albemarle Street (Green Park)
Screen House, W1F Screen House is a block on Wardour Street (Soho)
Seven Dials, WC2H Seven Dials was built on the site of the Cock-and-Pie Fields, named for a nearby inn (Covent Garden)
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D Shaftesbury Avenue is a major street in the West End of London, named after Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury (Soho)
Sherwood Street, W1B Sherwood Street is ultimately named for Francis Sherard, a Pulteney lessee (Piccadilly Circus)
Silver House, W1F Silver House is located on Carnaby Street (Soho)
Silver Place, W1F Silver Place has an unknown name origin (Soho)
Smiths Court, W1D Smiths Court once hosted a blacksmith - hence the name (Soho)
Spring Gardens, WC2N Spring Gardens derives its name from the Spring Garden, formed in the 16th century (Charing Cross)
St Alban’s House, SW1Y St Alban’s House can be found on Haymarket (St James’s)
St Albans Street, SW1Y St Albans Street was named after Henry Jermyn, 1st Earl of Saint Albans, 17th century politician and local landowner (Piccadilly Circus)
St James’s Market, SW1Y St James’s Market was part of the site of St James’s leper hospital in the Middle Ages, named after James, son of Zebedee (Piccadilly Circus)
St James’s Chambers, SW1Y St James’s Chambers is a block located at 9 Ryder Street (St James’s)
St James’s Square, SW1Y St James’s Square is the only square in the district of St James’s (St James’s)
St James’s Street, SW1A St James’s Street is a main road of the West End running from Pall Mall to Piccadilly (St James’s)
St Martins Court, WC2H St Martins Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area (Leicester Square)
St Martins Lane, WC2N St Martins Lane runs up to Seven Dials from St Martin’s-in-the-Fields (Covent Garden)
St Martins Place, WC2N St Martin’s Place is a short stretch connecting Trafalgar Square to the bottom of Charing Cross Road (Charing Cross)
St Martins Street, WC2H St Martins Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (Leicester Square)
Stafford House, W1S Stafford House is sited on Stafford Street (Green Park)
Stafford Street, W1S Stafford Street is named after Margaret Stafford, partner of developer Sir Thomas Bond who built on this site in the seventeenth century. (Green Park)
Standbrook House, W1S Standbrook House is a block on Old Bond Street (Green Park)
Stirling Court, W1F Stirling Court is a block on Marshall Street (Soho)
Suffolk Place, SW1Y The Earl of Suffolk (Thomas Howard) was the reason for the naming of Suffolk Place (St James’s)
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 (St James’s)
Swallow Street, SW1Y Swallow Street honours Thomas Swallow, lessee in 1540 of the pastures on which the road was built (Piccadilly Circus)
Swan House, W1S Swan House can be found on Old Bond Street (Green Park)
Swiss Court, SW1Y Swiss Court is named for the former Swiss Centre, once located here (Leicester Square)
Tenison Court, W1B Tenison Court was named for Dr Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury (Soho)
The Bank Building, SW1A The Bank Building is located on St James’s Street (St James’s)
The Economist Building, SW1A The Economist Building can be found on St James’s Street (St James’s)
The London Pavillion, SW1Y The London Pavilion is a building on Piccadilly Circus (Soho)
The Ritz Arcade, SW1A The Ritz Arcade lies outside The Ritz Hotel (St James’s)
Thomas Neal Centre, WC2H Thomas Neal Centre is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (Covent Garden)
Tisbury Court, W1D Tisbury Court lies off Wardour Street (Soho)
Tower Court, WC2H Tower Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (Covent Garden)
Tower Street, WC2H Tower Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (Covent Garden)
Trafalgar Square, WC2N Trafalgar Square commemorates Horatio Nelson’s 1805 victory at the Battle of Trafalgar (Charing Cross)
Trinity Place, SW1A Trinity Place is a former courtyard in the Whitehall area (Charing Cross)
Tyler’s Court, W1F A plot of land here was rented to Richard Tyler in 1682 when the area remained fields (Soho)
Upper James Street, W1F Upper James Street is the northernmost street leading into Golden Square (Soho)
Upper John Street, W1B Upper John Street leads northwest out of Golden Square (Soho)
Upper St Martin’s Lane, WC2H This is a street in the WC2H postcode area (Covent Garden)
Urbanora House, W1F Urbanora House is a block on Wardour Street (Soho)
Vale Royal House, WC2H Vale Royal House is a block on Charing Cross Road (Leicester Square)
Victory House, W1B Victory House is a block on Regent Street (Piccadilly Circus)
Vigo Street, W1J Vigo Street is a short street running west from Regent Street
Vine Street, SW1Y Vine Street is a short dead-end street running east from Swallow Street and is parallel to Piccadilly (Piccadilly Circus)
Walker’s Court, W1D Walker’s Court is one of the many passageways which in past years was known as ’Paved Alley’. (Soho)
Wardour Street, W1D The W1D part of Wardour Street south of Shaftesbury Avenue runs through London’s Chinatown (Soho)
Warwick House Street, SW1A Warwick House Street formerly approached Warwick House, built in the 17th century for Sir Philip Warwick (Charing Cross)
Warwick Street, W1B Warwick Street was previously known as both Dog Lane and Marrowbone Lane (Soho)
Waterloo Place, SW1Y Waterloo Place, an extension of Regent Street, is awash with statues and monuments that honour heroes of the British Empire (St James’s)
Wellington Mews, W1B Wellington Mews was a new name for a stable yard without a name before the nineteenth century (Soho)
West Street, WC2H West Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (Covent Garden)
Westmorland House, W1B Westmorland House is a block on Regent Street (Soho)
Whitcomb Street, WC2H Whitcomb Street - named after William Whitcomb, 17th century brewer and property developer (Leicester Square)
White Bear Yard, WC2H White Bear Yard - named after a former pub - was off the north side of Lisle Street (Soho)
Whitehall House, SW1A Whitehall House, a grade II listed building, is situated on Whitehall, in close proximity to Trafalgar Square. (Charing Cross)
Wilder Walk, W1J Wilder Walk was named for Councillor Ian Wilder in 2012 (Piccadilly Circus)
William Blake House, W1F William Blake House is a block on Marshall Street (Soho)
Wingate House, WC2H Wingate House is a block on Shaftesbury Avenue (Soho)
Winnett Street, W1D Previously Upper Rupert Street, Winnett Street was ultimately named after local eigteenth-century glass merchant Thomas Winnet (Soho)
Yarmouth Place, W1J Yarmouth Place lies off Brick Street

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