Category: W1

Park Lane, W1K

Park Lane has several historically significant properties and is one of the most desirable streets in London.

Regent Street, W1B

Regent Street dates from the 1810s and was named after the Prince Regent, later George IV.

Piccadilly Circus, W1J

Piccadilly Circus was laid out by John Nash in 1819.

Portman Square, W1H

Portman Square part of the Portman Estate, located at the western end of Wigmore Street.

Greek Street, W1D

Greek Street leads south from Soho Square to Shaftesbury Avenue.

Yorkshire Stingo

The Yorkshire Stingo was a pub in Marylebone between the 18th to 20th centuries, notable as the terminus for the first bus in London.

Oxford Street, W1K

Oxford Street is Europe’s busiest shopping street, with around half a million daily visitors, and as of 2012 had approximately 300 shops.

Hallam Street, W1W

Hallam Street was formerly named both Charlotte Street and Duke Street but renamed in 1905 after Henry Hallam, a noted historian and local resident.

Albany Courtyard, W1B

The courtyard is named after Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, who in 1791 purchased Melbourne House which stood on this site.

Wardour Street, W1D

The W1D part of Wardour Street south of Shaftesbury Avenue runs through London’s Chinatown.