Building    From 1899  To 1950

Carlton Hotel, Haymarket

Categories: Commerce

Designed by C. J. Phipps. The picture is taken from Cockspur Street. The building was badly bombed in 1940. Compare and contrast this ornate building with New Zealand House (1963) which is there now.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Carlton Hotel, Haymarket

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Ho Chi Minh

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Royal Opera Arcade

The "plaque" is actually a very dull modern notice inside the arcade so for o...

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Other Subjects

First postmarks in the world

First postmarks in the world

Inked date stamps were at first called 'Bishops marks' after their inventor, Henry Bishop, Postmaster General, 1660-1663.   The post office was receiving complaints about late arrival of the post. ...

Concept, Commerce

1 memorial
David Greig

David Greig

A chain of grocery shops across north London. Faded London have more details and some photos of a splendid shop in Atlantic Road SW9.

Person, Commerce, Philanthropy

3 memorials
The Ivy restaurant

The Ivy restaurant

The Ivy, opened by Abele Giandolini, as an unlicensed Italian cafe in 1917 in a building on the same site. Famous as a theatrical-celebrities haunt, possibly due to its late closing time of near-mi...

Place, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
John Stephen

John Stephen

Founder of Carnaby Street as world centre for men's fashion in the 1960s. From Glasgow. The V&A hold his archive.

Person, Commerce, Craft / Design, Scotland

1 memorial