Dolphin Square SW1

Our Neighbourhood

The History of Pimlico

Pimlico Wasn’t Built in a Day: Thomas Cubitt and the history of Pimlico. Pimlico hasn’t always been the elegant neighbourhood it is today. In fact in the early 19th century, Village Living SW1 would have looked very different indeed, with little more than marshland, a steel works, a distillery and a white lead works to […]

Battersea Power Station Courtesy of Marksdk

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Cycling in London: Within 30 minutes of Dolphin Square, Pimlico

One of the best ways to see London is by getting on your bike. And don’t worry if you don’t own one of your own, because within half a mile of Dolphin Square there are now five bike hire (Boris Bike) docking stations, with the closest being just a stone’s throw away in St. George’s […]

Boris Bikes at St Georges Square

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London’s best markets: Pimlico Road Farmers’ Market

It’s Saturday morning. The fridge is empty. The thought of the packed supermarket aisles is making you want to stay in bed. But, as one of the best things about the weekend is having more time to spend getting creative in the kitchen, it’s worth checking out the alternative to the trolley jams and long […]

Farmer at the Farmer's Market

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London shopping guide: SW1 for sweet tooths

Self-confessed chocoholic? Cupcake addict? Or perhaps you are more of a fizzy sweet fanatic?  If you fall into any (or all) of these categories then read on as we share our guide to discovering SW1’s highlights, for those of you with a sweet tooth. Make your own chocolates Wander past the window of Belgravia’s William […]

Cupcakes courtesy of photo by Kelly Sue

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Sundays in Pimlico: Weekly carboot sale

Sunday mornings are a colourful affair in Pimlico as Capital Carboot opens its gates each week a stone’s throw from Dolphin Square at a very dignified 10:15am. Holding its own amongst the best of London markets, locals and visitors descend in search of the treasure sure to be buried amid the throng of indoor and […]

Shoes at Pimlico carboot sale

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Things to do in London: Visit Tate Britain

London is full of surprises. Did you know that  just a ten-minute walk from Pimlico tube station and you can immerse yourself in one of the world’s greatest collections of British art? Welcome to, Tate Britain. Although Tate Modern might be the better known of the Tate family, Tate Britain is the original. Founded in […]

black and white tate

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