Abbey National plc

Abbey National plc

Since 1927 Abbey head office had occupied the site where 221b Baker Street would be, Sherlock Holmes' address.  In 2002 Abbey moved to new premises in Triton Square.  See 221b for information about...

Group, Commerce

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Abbey Tavern

Abbey Tavern

Architect: Alexander Builder: S. R . Lamble

Building, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
A. Bell Booksellers

A. Bell Booksellers

On 1 September 1773 A. Bell Booksellers published a volume of poems by Phillis Wheatley. At this time book publishers and sellers were often the same people.

Group, Commerce, Journalism / Publishing

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Admiral Duncan pub bombing

Admiral Duncan pub bombing

Well known as a gay pub, the Admiral Duncan was the site chosen by Neo-Nazi David Copeland to detonate a nail bomb which killed three people and wounded 70. See also Brixton nail bomb.

Event, Commerce, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink, Gender Issues, Terrorism, Tragedy

2 memorials
Albemarle Graphics Limited

Albemarle Graphics Limited

Sign and digital printing company.

Group, Commerce, Craft / Design

1 memorial
F. A. Albin & Sons

F. A. Albin & Sons

Family-run firm of funeral directors. The family started as wardens of a local cemetery and opened their first funeral parlour in Snowsfield, Bermondsey. New shop premises were opened at 62 Jamaica...

Group, Commerce

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Anderton's Hotel

Anderton's Hotel

In the fifteenth century this was the Horn tavern. In the early seventeenth century the hotel was popular with the legal community. A new building was erected in 1880 and probably that was the one ...

Building, Commerce, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink

1 memorial
Anglo-Brazilian Society

Anglo-Brazilian Society

Established to promote close and friendly relations between Brazil and Britain, and to increase British people's knowledge of Brazil and its culture.

Group, Commerce, Community / Clubs, Brazil

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