Place    From 1863 

Downs Hotel

The Pickwick Bicycle Club was founded here on 22 June 1870. At that first meeting, it was decided that the Downs Hotel should be the general rendezvous for bi-weekly excursions on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Closed in 2007, now residential.

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Downs Hotel

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Pickwick Bicycle Club

Hackney Citizen 25 June 2014 gives the history of the club and explains "A co...

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Honsway C&E Foundation

Honsway C&E Foundation

We believe this is/was a commercial organisation with offices in Gerrard Street.

Group, Commerce

1 memorial
Mohamed Al-Fayed

Mohamed Al-Fayed

Shop-keeper.  Born Egypt.  Arrived in London in the 70s and added the aristocratic "al" prefix to his name.  He owned Harrods, the Paris Ritz and Fulham Football Club. The drunk chauffeur of the ca...

Person, Commerce, Egypt

2 memorials
Catholic Building Society

Catholic Building Society

Started by Vincent Byrne and the Hon. Nona Byrne at 49 Harrington Road. 1966 moved to Great Peter Street, Westminster. 1972 moved to Strutton Ground, occupying a number of buildings at different ti...

Group, Commerce

1 memorial
Brixton Challenge

Brixton Challenge

An urban regeneration scheme. The aim was to develop the arts and shopping areas to generate income from people visiting the area, but locals argued money is not going to the people that need it. R...

Group, Commerce, Community / Clubs

1 memorial