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The King's Road

It derives its name from the fact that It was King Charles II’s private road to Kew and wasn’t opened to the general public until 1830. Mary Quant opened her shop ‘Bazaar’ here in 1955. Along with Carnaby Street, the road became the focus of the ‘Swinging Sixties’ scene. In the 1970’s Vivien Westwood and Malcolm McLaren opened their punk boutique, ‘Let it Rock’ at number 430.

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

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The King's Road

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Royal Avenue

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Royal Avenue was laid out by Sir Chr...

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Pool of London Partnership

Pool of London Partnership

From City of London : The Pool of London Partnership was established in 1996 and operated in an area stretching East from London Bridge to the Butler's Wharf / St. Katherine's Dock area and include...

Group, Commerce, History, Politics & Administration

9 memorials
Wimpole Street Post Office

Wimpole Street Post Office

This was at the southern end of Wimpole Street, on the east side.  The Royal Society of Medicine website tells us: "Once again 1 Wimpole Street was given a major refurbishment between 1982 – 86 ......

Building, Commerce, Property

1 memorial
George M. Hammer and Co. Ltd.

George M. Hammer and Co. Ltd.

Firm of furniture makers, such as school desks and park benches. From London Fine: "Operating in the 19th and early 20th centuries, Hammer were an old English furnisher, in their words; 'Manufactur...

Group, Commerce, Craft / Design

1 memorial
London Mint Office Limited

London Mint Office Limited

This seems to be a commercial organisation making and selling coins to collectors, with no connection to the Royal Mint.

Group, Commerce

1 memorial
Charles Robinson

Charles Robinson

In 1835 founded C.A. Robinson & Co.

Person, Commerce

2 memorials