Building    From 1991 

Lanesborough Hotel

Categories: Commerce

A 5 star hotel, reputedly the most expensive in London. In 2011 the highest rate was £14,000 per night. Each guest is allocated a 24 hour butler.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Lanesborough Hotel

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St George's Hospital - 1

There is no indication as to who erected the plaque, but the fulsome descript...

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St George's Hospital - 2

St George’s Hospital was established on this site in 1733 in a country home b...

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New Mermaid Tavern, Mare Street

New Mermaid Tavern, Mare Street

This section of Mare Street was at the time known as Church Street.  The area around was the Mermaid Gardens which were used for balloon flights, amongst other things.  The (old) Mermaid Tavern was...

Building, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
John Heathcoat

John Heathcoat

Inventor and businessman. Born Derbyshire. Invented a machine for manufacturing a new type of lace, bobbin net, and went on to manufacture and sell lace. 1815 he bought a mill in Tiverton, moved th...

Person, Commerce, Industry, Science

1 memorial
Sir Albert Levy

Sir Albert Levy

Founder of the Ardath Tobacco Company.  Honorary Treasurer at the Royal Free Hospital in 1926. See Lord Riddell.  Also helped fund the 1928 new extension for which the maternity section was named t...

Person, Commerce, Philanthropy, Germany

1 memorial
Sir Francis Crossley

Sir Francis Crossley

Carpet manufacturer, politician and philanthropist. Born in Halifax, Yorkshire. He worked at his father's massive carpet factory before entering parliament in 1852. He erected twenty-one almshouses...

Person, Commerce, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Henry Thornton

Henry Thornton

Anti-slavery campaigner. Born Clapham. Successful banker. Good friends with his (indirect) cousin, William Wilberforce, prior to their marriages they shared a house bought by Thornton, Battersea Ri...

Person, Commerce, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Religion

1 memorial