Category: Covent Garden

Great Queen Street, WC2B

Great Queen Street is a continuation of Long Acre from Drury Lane to Kingsway.

Drury Lane, WC2B

Named from Sir William Drury, Knight of the Garter in Queen Elizabeth’s reign, who owned land on its site.

TUM Book Club: Old Covent Garden

The magic of the old Covent Garden Market is evoked through Peter Ackroyd’s introduction and Clive Boursnell’s marvellous photographs, taken over the course of numerous and extended visits to Covent Garden in the 1960s and 1970s. “Clive Boursnell evokes the unique atmosphere of [Covent Garden], redolent of the smell of the vegetables and the colour …

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Endell Street, WC2H

Endell Street, originally known as Belton Street, is a street that runs from High Holborn in the north to Long Acre and Bow Street in the south.

Covent Garden

Covent Garden comprises the area on the north side of the Strand which developed as the link between the settlements of the City of London and Westminster/Thorney Island. In medieval times the Strand was lined with large houses and palaces set in substantial gardens. The history of settlement in the area can be traced to …

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