Postal area W1D

Postal area in/near Soho, existing between 1971 and now

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Postal area · Soho · W1D ·
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The W1D postcode largely runs along Charing Cross Road and stretches to eastern Oxford Street.


The streets of W1D:
Adam and Eve Court The court was named for the nearby Adam and Eve tavern.
Andrew Borde Street Andrew Borde Street was situated opposite the end of Sutton Row and under the Centre Point development.
Archer Street Archer Street was Arch Street in 1675, Orchard Street in 1720 and Archer Street by 1746.
Artists House Artists House is a block on Manette Street.
Bateman Street Bateman Street was named for Sir James Bateman, local landowner and Lord Mayor of London in the 1670s.
Batemans Buildings Batemans Buildings is one of the streets of London in the W1Dpostal area.
Berners Street William Berners completed building in 1763 what is today Berners Street.
Berners Street Berners Street runs from the junction of Oxford Street and Wardour Street to join up with Mortimer Street and the former Middlesex Hospital.
Bourchier Street Bourchier Street is one of the streets of London in the W1Dpostal area.
Brewer Street Brewer Street runs west to east from Glasshouse Street to Wardour Street.
Cape Yard A street within the W1D postcode
Carlisle Street Carlisle Street is one of the streets of London in the W1Dpostal area.
Carlisle Walk Carlisle Walk is a road in the E8 postcode area
Century House Century House is a block on Oxford Street.
Chapone Place Chapone Place is one of the streets of London in the W1Dpostal area.
College Court College Court is a building on Berners Street.
Coventry Street Coventry Street is a short street connecting Piccadilly Circus to Leicester Square. On the London Monopoly board, it was named after the politician Henry Coventry, secretary of state to Charles II.
Dansey Place Dansey Place is one of the streets of London in the W1Dpostal area.
Dean Street Dean Street is one of the streets of London in the W1Dpostal area.
Denman Street Denman Street is one of the streets of London in the W1Dpostal area.
Eastcastle Street Eastcastle Street was originally called Castle Street East.
Falconberg Court Falconberg Court is one of the streets of London in the W1Dpostal area.
Falconberg Mews Falconberg Mews runs off of Sutton Row.
Frith Street Frith Street is named after Richard Frith, a local builder.
Gerrard Place Gerrard Place is one of the streets of London in the W1Dpostal area.
Gerrard Street Gerrard Street is one of the streets of London in the W1Dpostal area.
Goslett Yard Goslett Yard is a road in the W1D postcode area
Great Chapel Street Great Chapel Street is one of the streets of London in the W1Fpostal area.
Greek Court Greek Court is a road in the WC2H postcode area
Greek Street Greek Street leads south from Soho Square to Shaftesbury Avenue.
Greens Court Greens Court is one of the streets of London in the W1Fpostal area.
Ham Yard Ham Yard is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Hanway Place Hanway Place is named for Major John Hanway.
Hanway Street Hanway Street was named after Major John Hanway.
Haymarket House Haymarket House is a block on Shaver’s Place.
Horse and Dolphin Yard Horse and Dolphin Yard once lay behind the Horse and Dolphin Inn.
Kemble House Kemble House is sited on Dean Street.
Khiara House Khiara House can be found on Poland Street.
Little Compton Street Little Compton Street was a street in Soho.
Macclesfield Street Macclesfield Street is one of the streets of London in the W1Dpostal area.
Manette Street Manette Street in Soho is named after the character from Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities.
Meard Street John Meard, the younger was a carpenter, later a landowner, who developed the street.
Moor Street Moor Street is one of the streets of London in the W1Dpostal area.
National House National House is located on Wardour Street.
Newport Place Newport Place was named after Mountjoy Blount, Earl of Newport (Isle of Wight), who owned a house on Newport Street in the 17th century.
Noland House Noland House is a block on Poland Street.
Old Compton Street Old Compton Street is a road that runs east–west through Soho.
Oxendon Street Oxendon Street, after Sir Henry Oxendon, husband of Mary Baker, daughter of Robert Baker who built the former Piccadilly House nearby.
Oxford Circus House Oxford Circus House is sited on Oxford Street.
Poland Street Poland Street is one of the streets of London in the W1Fpostal area.
Princess House Residential block
Ramillies Place Ramillies Place is a short street situated off the southern side of Oxford Street.
Richmond Buildings Richmond Buildings is a turning off Dean Street.
Richmond Mews Richmond Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1Dpostal area.
Romilly Street Romilly Street is a small street that runs behind Shaftesbury Avenue and takes its name from lawyer Samuel Romilly.
Royalty Mews Royalty Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1Dpostal area.
Rupert Court Rupert Court was named for Prince Rupert of the Rhine, the First Lord of the Admiralty when the court was built in 1676.
Rupert Street Rupert Street – after Prince Rupert of the Rhine, noted 17th century general and son of Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of King James I.
Shaftesbury Avenue Shaftesbury Avenue is a major street in the West End of London, named after Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury.
Sheraton Street Sheraton Street is one of the streets of London in the W1Fpostal area.
Smiths Court Smiths Court is one of the streets of London in the W1Dpostal area.
Soho Square In its early years, Soho Square was one of the most fashionable places to live in London.
Soho Street Soho Street is one of the streets of London in the W1Dpostal area.
St Anne’s Court St Anne’s Court is an alleyway that connects Dean Street and Wardour Street.
St Giles House St Giles House is a block on Poland Street.
Sutton Row Sutton Row has existed since 1681.
Swan House Swan House is a block on Poland Street.
Swiss Court Swiss Court is located on Swiss Court.
Tisbury Court Tisbury Court lies off Wardour Street.
Townsend House Residential block
United Kingdom House United Kingdom House is a block on Great Titchfield Street.
Walker’s Court Walker’s Court is one of the many passageways which in past years was known as ’Paved Alley’.
Wardour Street The W1D part of Wardour Street south of Shaftesbury Avenue runs through London’s Chinatown.
Wedgwood Mews Wedgwood Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1Dpostal area.
Wells Street Wells Street - ’Welses Lane’ - is first recorded in 1692.
West End House West End House is a block on Hill’s Place.
Winnett Street Winnett Street is one of the streets of London in the W1Dpostal area.
Winsley Street Winsley Street is one of the streets of London in the W1Wpostal area.
Winsley Street Winsley Street is a road in the W1D postcode area


CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LOCALITY


The Underground Map   
Added: 8 Dec 2020 00:24 GMT   

Othello takes a bow
On 1 November 1604, William Shakespeare’s tragedy Othello was presented for the first time, at The Palace of Whitehall. The palace was the main residence of the English monarchs in London from 1530 until 1698. Seven years to the day, Shakespeare’s romantic comedy The Tempest was also presented for the first time, and also at the Palace of Whitehall.

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Emma Seif   
Added: 25 Jan 2022 19:06 GMT   

Birth of the Bluestocking Society
In about 1750, Elizabeth Montagu began hosting literary breakfasts in her home at 23 (now 31) Hill Street. These are considered the first meetings of the Bluestocking society.

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Linda Webb   
Added: 27 Sep 2021 05:51 GMT   

Hungerford Stairs
In 1794 my ancestor, George Webb, Clay Pipe Maker, lived in Hungerford Stairs, Strand. Source: Wakefields Merchant & Tradesmens General Directory London Westminster 1794

Source: Hungerford Stairs

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Fumblina   
Added: 21 Feb 2023 11:39 GMT   

Error on 1800 map numbering for John Street
The 1800 map of Whitfield Street (17 zoom) has an error in the numbering shown on the map. The houses are numbered up the right hand side of John Street and Upper John Street to #47 and then are numbered down the left hand side until #81 BUT then continue from 52-61 instead of 82-91.

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TUM   
Added: 27 Aug 2022 10:22 GMT   

The Underground Map
Michael Faraday successfully demonstrated the first electrical transformer at the Royal Institute, London.

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Roy Batham   
Added: 7 Jan 2022 07:17 GMT   

Smithy in Longacre
John Burris 1802-1848 Listed 1841 census as Burroughs was a blacksmith, address just given as Longacre.

Source: Batham/Wiseman - Family Tree

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Reg Carr   
Added: 10 Feb 2021 12:11 GMT   

Campbellite Meeting
In 1848 the Campbellites (Disciples of Christ) met in Elstree Street, where their congregation was presided over by a pastor named John Black. Their appointed evangelist at the time was called David King, who later became the Editor of the British Millennial Harbinger. The meeting room was visited in July 1848 by Dr John Thomas, who spoke there twice on his two-year ’mission’ to Britain.

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Scott Hatton   
Added: 11 Sep 2020 19:47 GMT   

Millions Of Rats In Busy London
The Daily Mail on 14 April 1903 reported "MILLIONS OF RATS IN BUSY LONDON"

A rat plague, unprecedented in the annals of London, has broken out on the north side of the Strand. The streets principally infested are Catherine street, Drury lane, Blackmore street, Clare Market and Russell street. Something akin to a reign of terror prevails among the inhabitants after nightfall. Women refuse to pass along Blackmore street and the lower parts of Stanhope street after dusk, for droves of rats perambulate the roadways and pavements, and may be seen running along the window ledges of the empty houses awaiting demolition by the County Council in the Strand to Holborn improvement scheme.

The rats, indeed, have appeared in almost-incredible numbers. "There are millions of them," said one shopkeeper, and his statement was supported by other residents. The unwelcome visitors have been evicted from their old haunts by the County Council housebreakers, and are now busily in search of new homes. The Gaiety Restaurant has been the greatest sufferer. Rats have invaded the premises in such force that the managers have had to close the large dining room on the first floor and the grill rooms on the ground floor and in the basement. Those three spacious halls which have witnessed many as semblages of theatre-goers are now qui:e deserted. Behind the wainscot of the bandstand in the grillroom is a large mound of linen shreds. This represents 1728 serviettes carried theee by the rats.

In the bar the removal of a panel disclosed the astonishing fact that the rats have dragged for a distance of seven or eight yards some thirty or forty beer and wine bottles and stacked them in such a fashion as to make comfortable sleeping places. Mr Williams. the manager of the restaurant, estimates that the rats have destroyed L200 worth of linen. Formerly the Gaiety Restaurant dined 2000 persons daily; no business whatever is now done in this direction.

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Scott Hatton   
Added: 30 Jan 2023 11:28 GMT   

The Beatles on a London rooftop
The Beatles’ rooftop concert took place on the rooftop of the Apple Corps building in London. It was their final public performance as a band and was unannounced, attracting a crowd of onlookers. The concert lasted for 42 minutes and included nine songs. The concert is remembered as a seminal moment in the history of rock music and remains one of the most famous rock performances of all time.

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Lived here
Julian    
Added: 23 Mar 2021 10:11 GMT   

Dennis Potter
Author Dennis Potter lived in Collingwood House in the 1970’s

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Jessie Doring   
Added: 22 Feb 2021 04:33 GMT   

Tisbury Court Jazz Bar
Jazz Bar opened in Tisbury Court by 2 Australians. Situated in underground basement. Can not remember how long it opened for.

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Richard Roques   
Added: 21 Jan 2021 16:53 GMT   

Buckingham Street residents
Here in Buckingham Street lived Samuel Pepys the diarist, Charles Dickens and Rudyard Kipling

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Justin Russ   
Added: 15 Feb 2021 20:25 GMT   

Binney Street, W1K
Binney St was previously named Thomas Street before the 1950’s. Before the 1840’s (approx.) it was named Bird St both above and below Oxford St.

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Jude Allen   
Added: 29 Jul 2021 07:53 GMT   

Bra top
I jave a jewelled item of clothong worn by a revie girl.
It is red with diamante straps. Inside it jas a label Bermans Revue 16 Orange Street but I cannot find any info online about the revue only that 16 Orange Street used to be a theatre. Does any one know about the revue. I would be intesrested to imagine the wearer of the article and her London life.

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BG   
Added: 20 Dec 2022 02:58 GMT   

Lancing Street, NW1
LANCING STREET

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Loraine Brocklehurst    
Added: 24 May 2023 14:00 GMT   

Holcombe Road, N17
I lived at 23Holcombe Rd. with my parents, Grandfather , Aunt and Uncle in 1954. My Aunt and Uncle lived there until it was demolished. I’m not sure what year that was as we emigrated to Canada.

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Jen Williams   
Added: 20 May 2023 17:27 GMT   

Corfield Street, E2
My mother was born in 193 Corfield Street in 1920.Her father was a policeman.

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sofia   
Added: 19 May 2023 08:57 GMT   

43 MELLITUS STREET
43 MELLITUS STREET

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Added: 17 May 2023 11:50 GMT   

Milson Road (1908 - 1954)
My grandparents and great grandparents and great great grandparents the Manley family lived at 33 Milson Road from 1908 to 1935. My grandad was born at 33 Milson Road. His parents George and Grace had all four of their chidren there. When his father Edward died his mother moved to 67 Milson in 1935 Road and lived there until 1954 (records found so far, it may be longer). Before that they lived in the Porten Road. I wonder if there is anyone that used to know them? My grandad was Charles ’Ted’ Manley, his parents were called George and Grace and George’s parents were called Edward and Bessie. George worked in a garage and Edward was a hairdresser.

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Lived here
   
Added: 16 Apr 2023 15:55 GMT   

Rendlesham Road, E5
I lived at 14 Rendlesham Road in the 1940s and 50s. The house belonged to my grandfather James Grosvenor who bought it in the 1920s for £200.I had a brother who lived in property until 1956 when he married. Local families were the paisleys, the Jenners and the family of Christopher Gable.

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Sandra Field   
Added: 15 Apr 2023 16:15 GMT   

Removal Order
Removal order from Shoreditch to Holborn, Jane Emma Hall, Single, 21 Pregnant. Born about 21 years since in Masons place in the parish of St Lukes.

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Sue Germain   
Added: 10 Apr 2023 08:35 GMT   

Southwood Road, SE9
My great great grandfather lived in Time Villa, Southwood Rd around 1901. He owned several coffee houses in Whitechapel and in South London, including New Time Coffee House so either his house was named after the coffee house or vice versa.

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David Gleeson   
Added: 7 Apr 2023 22:19 GMT   

MBE from Campbell Bunk (1897 - 1971)
Walter Smith born at 43 Campbell Bunk was awarded the MBE in january honours list in 1971. A local councillor for services to the public.

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
The Admiral Duncan is well-known as one of Soho’s oldest gay pubs.
Adam and Eve Inn The Adam and Eve was an inn on Oxford Street.
De Hems De Hems has become a base for London’s Dutch community, serving bitterballen and frikandellen.
L’Escargot L’Escargot is one of London’s oldest restaurants.
Queen’s Theatre The Queen’s Theatre is located in Shaftesbury Avenue on the corner of Wardour Street.
St Giles St Giles is a district of central London, at the southern tip of the London Borough of Camden.
The Champion The Champion in Fitzrovia is a fine Grade II listed pub with Victorian-style fittings.
Trident Studios Trident Studios was located at 17 St Anne’s Court between 1968 and 1981.

NEARBY STREETS
Aberdeen Mews, W1F Aberdeen Mews was situated off Ramillies Place.
Adam and Eve Court, W1D The court was named for the nearby Adam and Eve tavern.
Adeline Place, WC1B Adeline Place was named after Adeline Marie Russell.
Ampersand Building, W1F Ampersand Building is sited on Wardour Street.
Andrew Borde Street, W1D Andrew Borde Street was situated opposite the end of Sutton Row and under the Centre Point development.
Archer Street, W1D Archer Street was Arch Street in 1675, Orchard Street in 1720 and Archer Street by 1746.
Arlette House, W1F Arlette House is a block on Meard Street.
Artist House, WC1A Artist House is sited on Little Russell Street.
Artists House, W1D Artists House is a block on Manette Street.
Bainbridge Street, WC2H Bainbridge Street takes its name from Henry Bainbridge, a local resident in the 17th century.
Banbury Court, WC2E Banbury Court is named for Nicholas Knollys, 3rd Earl of Banbury, who owned a house here called Banbury House.
Bateman Street, W1D Bateman Street was named for Sir James Bateman, local landowner and Lord Mayor of London in the 1670s.
Batemans Buildings, W1D Batemans Buildings is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Bayley Street, WC1B Bayley Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1B postal area.
Beak Street, W1B Beak Street runs roughly east-west between Regent Street and Lexington Street.
Beak Street, W1F Beak Street is named after Thomas Beake, one of the Queen’s messengers.
Bedford Avenue, WC1B Bedford Avenue is one of the streets of London in the WC1B postal area.
Bedford Court Mansions, WC1B Bedford Court Mansions is a block on Adeline Place.
Bedford Square, WC1B Bedford Square was designed as a unified architectural composition in 1775-6 by Thomas Leverton.
Berners Mews, W1T Berners Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1T postal area.
Berners Place, W1T Berners Place is one of the streets of London in the W1T postal area.
Berners Street, W1D William Berners completed building in 1763 what is today Berners Street.
Berners Street, W1D Berners Street runs from the junction of Oxford Street and Wardour Street to join up with Mortimer Street and the former Middlesex Hospital.
Berwick Road, W1F Berwick Road is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Berwick Street, W1F Berwick Street commemorates the Duke of Berwick, an illegitimate son of James II.
Bloomsbury Street, WC1A Bloomsbury Street runs from Gower Street in the north to the junction of New Oxford Street and Shaftesbury Avenue in the south.
Bourchier Street, W1D Bourchier Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Bourlet Close, W1W Bourlet Close is one of the streets of London in the W1W postal area.
Brewer Street, W1D Brewer Street runs west to east from Glasshouse Street to Wardour Street.
Brewer Street, W1F Brewer Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Bridle Lane, W1F Bridle Lane is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Broadwick Street, W1F Broadwick Street runs west-east between Marshall Street and Wardour Street, crossing Berwick Street.
Bucknall Street, WC2H Bucknall Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Bywell Place, W1W Bywell Place is one of the streets of London in the W1T postal area.
Cambridge Circus, WC2H Cambridge Circus is the intersection of Shaftesbury Avenue and Charing Cross Road.
Cape Yard, W1D A street within the W1D postcode
Carlisle Street, W1D Carlisle Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Carlisle Walk, W1D Carlisle Walk is a road in the E8 postcode area
Carnaby Street, W1F Carnaby Street became the heart of Swinging London.
Carriage Hall, WC2E Carriage Hall is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Castlewood House, WC1A Residential block
Centre Point, WC2H Centre Point is a controversial 1960s-built tower block.
Century House, W1D Century House is a block on Oxford Street.
Chapone Place, W1D Chapone Place is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Charing Cross Road, WC2H Charing Cross Road is a street running immediately north of St Martin-in-the-Fields to St Giles Circus.
Charlotte Place, W1T Charlotte Place is one of the streets of London in the W1T postal area.
Chesham House, W1B Chesham House is a block on Regent Street.
Ching Court, WC2H Ching Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Cinema House, W1F Cinema House is a block on Wardour Street.
College Court, W1D College Court is a building on Berners Street.
Congress House, WC1B Congress House can be found on Great Russell Street.
Coptic Street, WC2H Coptic Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Cranbourn Street, WC2H Cranbourne Street was named after local landowner the Earl of Salisbury, Viscount Cranbourn (Cranbourne) after the town in Dorset.
Creston House, W1F Creston House is a block on Great Pulteney Street.
D’Arblay House, W1F D’Arblay House is located on D’Arblay Street.
D’Arblay Street, W1F D’Arblay Street is a location in London.
Dansey Place, W1D Dansey Place is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Dean Street, W1D Dean Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Denmark Place, WC2H Denmark Place was an alleyway one block north of Denmark Street.
Denmark Street, WC2H Denmark Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Duck Lane, W1F Duck Lane is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Dudley Court, WC2H Dudley Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Dufours Place, W1F Dufours Place is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Dyott Street, WC1A Dyott Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Earlham Street, WC2H Earlham Street is one of the spokes leading off of Seven Dials.
Earnshaw Street, WC2H Earnshaw Street was at first called Arthur Street.
East Street, W1T East Street is one of the streets in the Twickenham postal district.
Eastcastle Street, W1D Eastcastle Street was originally called Castle Street East.
Eastcastle Street, W1T The portion of Eastcastle Street to the east of Wells Street originally belonged to the Berners Estate.
Egmont House, WC2H Egmont House is a block on Shaftesbury Avenue.
Endeavour House, WC2H Endeavour House is a block on Shaftesbury Avenue.
Endell Street, WC2H Endell Street, originally known as Belton Street, is a street that runs from High Holborn in the north to Long Acre and Bow Street in the south.
Europa House, W1F Europa House is a block on Great Marlborough Street.
Evelyn Yard, W1T Evelyn Yard is a road in the W1T postcode area
Excel Court, WC2H Excel Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Fairgate House, WC1A Fairgate House is a block on New Oxford Street.
Falconberg Court, W1D Falconberg Court is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Falconberg Mews, W1D Falconberg Mews runs off of Sutton Row.
Film House, W1F Film House is a block on Wardour Street.
Flaxman Court, W1F Flaxman Court is a road in the W1F postcode area
Flichcroft Street, WC2H Flichcroft Street is a road in the WC2H postcode area
Flitcroft Street, WC2H Flitcroft Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Floral Street, WC2E Floral Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Foubert’s Place, W1B Foubert’s Place is named after a Frenchman who had a riding school here in the reign of Charles II.
Frith Street, W1D Frith Street is named after Richard Frith, a local builder.
Galen Place, WC1A Galen Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Ganton Street, W1F Ganton Street runs across Carnaby Street.
Garrick Street, WC2N Garrick Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Garrick Yard, WC2E Garrick Yard, together with the more familiar Garrick Street to the northeast of here, both took their names from the Garrick Club which commemorates the famous 18th century actor, David Garrick.
Gerrard Place, W1D Gerrard Place is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Gerrard Street, W1D Gerrard Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Gilbert Place, WC1A Gilbert Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Golden House, W1F Golden House is a block on Great Pulteney Street.
Golden Square, W1B Golden Square is a historic Soho square, dating from the 1670s.
Goslett Yard, W1D Goslett Yard is a road in the W1D postcode area
Grape Street, WC2H Grape Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Great Chapel Street, W1D Great Chapel Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Great Marlborough Street, W1B Great Marlborough Street runs east of Regent Street past Carnaby Street towards Noel Street.
Great Marlborough Street, W1F Great Marlborough Street was named after John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough.
Great Newport Street, WC2H Great Newport Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Great Pulteney Street, W1F Great Pulteney Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Great Russell Street, WC1A Great Russell Street commemorates the marriage of the daughter of the 4th Earl of Southampton to William Russell in 1669.
Great Windmill Street, W1F Great Windmill Street has had a long association with music and entertainment, most notably the Windmill Theatre.
Greek Court, W1D Greek Court is a road in the WC2H postcode area
Greek Street, W1D Greek Street leads south from Soho Square to Shaftesbury Avenue.
Green’s Court, W1F Green’s Court is a block on Green’s Court.
Greens Court, W1D Greens Court is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Gresse Street, W1T Gresse Street is one of the streets of London in the W1T postal area.
Ham Yard, W1D Ham Yard is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Hammer House, W1F Hammer House is a block on Wardour Street.
Hanway Place, W1D Hanway Place is named for Major John Hanway.
Hanway Street, W1D Hanway Street was named after Major John Hanway.
Heddon House, W1B Heddon House is a block on Regent Street.
Heddon Street, W1B Heddon Street is a road in the W1S postcode area
High Holborn, WC2B High Holborn is a road which is the highest point in the City of London - 22 metres above sea level.
Hog Lane, WC2H Hog Lane was a lane that went from St Giles’ leper hospital (set up in the 12th century) to the monument to Eleanor at Charing Cross.
Holden House, W1 Holden House is sited on Oxford Street.
Holland Street, W1F Holland Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Hollen Street, W1F Hollen Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Hopkins Street, W1F Hopkins Street is a road in the W1F postcode area
Horse and Dolphin Yard, W1D Horse and Dolphin Yard once lay behind the Horse and Dolphin Inn.
Ingestre Court, W1F Ingestre Court is sited on Ingestre Place.
Ingestre Place, W1F Ingestre Place is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Isis House, WC1A Isis House is a building on New Oxford Street.
Jebsen House, WC2H Jebsen House is a block on Mercer Street.
John Street, W1F John Street is a road in the SE11 postcode area
Jubilee House, W1 Jubilee House is located on Oxford Street.
Julian House, W1T Julian House is a building on Windmill Street.
Kemble House, W1D Kemble House is sited on Dean Street.
Kemp’s Court, W1F Kemp’s Court is situated in the heart of Berwick Street Market where a line of stalls stretch down both sides of the road.
Kent House, W1W Kent House is a block on Market place.
Khiara House, W1D Khiara House can be found on Poland Street.
King Street, WC2E King Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Kingly Court, W1B Kingly Court is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Kingly Court, W1F Kingly Court is a building on Kingly Court.
Kingly Street, W1F Kingly Street is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Langley Court, WC2E Langley Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Langley House, WC2E Langley House is a building on Long Acre.
Langley Street, WC2H Langley Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Leicester Place, WC2H Leicester Place is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Lexington House, W1F Lexington House is a block on Lexington Street.
Lexington Street Cos, W1F Lexington Street Cos is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Lexington Street, W1F Lexington Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Linen Hall, W1B Linen Hall is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Lisle Street, WC2H Lisle Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Lison House, W1F Lison House is a block on Wardour Street.
Litchfield Street, WC2H Litchfield Street is possibly named after Edward Lee, 1st Earl of Lichfield, who was brother-in-law of Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton and son of Charles II.
Little Compton Street, W1D Little Compton Street was a street in Soho.
Little Marlborough Street, W1B Little Marlborough Street was named after John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, an 18th century general.
Little Newport Street, WC2H Little Newport Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Little Russel Street, WC1A Little Russel Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Little Russell Street, WC1A Little Russell Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Livonia Street, W1F Livonia Street was originally Bentinck Street, family name of owner the Duke of Portland.
Long Acre, WC2E Long Acre is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Lower James Street, W1F Lower James Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Lower John Street, W1F Lower John Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Lowndes Court, W1F Lowndes Court is located on Lowndes Court.
Macclesfield Street, W1D Macclesfield Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Maidstone House, WC2H Maidstone House is sited on Mercer Street.
Manette Street, W1D Manette Street in Soho is named after the character from Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities.
Mappin House, W1 Mappin House is a block on Winsley Street.
Margaret Court, W1W Margaret Court is one of the streets of London in the W1W postal area.
Margaret Street, W1W Margaret Street is one of the streets of London in the W1W postal area.
Marlborough Court, W1F Marlborough Court is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Marlborough House, WC2H Marlborough House is a block on Earlham Street.
Marshall Street, W1F Marshall Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Marylebone Passage, W1W Marylebone Passage is one of the streets of London in the W1W postal area.
Meard Street, W1D John Meard, the younger was a carpenter, later a landowner, who developed the street.
Mercer Street, WC2H Mercer Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Met Building, W1T Met Building is a block on Percy Street.
Minden House, W1F Minden House is a building on D’Arblay Street.
Monmouth Street, WC2H Monmouth Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Moor Street, W1D Moor Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Mortimer Street, W1T Mortimer Street is one of the streets of London in the W1T postal area.
Mortimer Street, W1T A street within the W1W postcode
Mortimer Street, W1W Mortimer Street is one of the streets of London in the W1 postal area.
Morwell Street, WC1B Morwell Street is a road in the WC1B postcode area
Museum House, WC1A Museum House is a block on Museum Street.
Museum Street, WC1A Museum Street is so-named since it approaches the main entrance of the British Museum.
Nassau House, WC2H Nassau House is a block on Shaftesbury Avenue.
Nassau Street, W1W Nassau Street is one of the streets of London in the W1W postal area.
National House, W1D National House is located on Wardour Street.
National House, W1F National House is a block on Wardour Street.
Neal Street, WC2H Neal Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Neal’s Yard, WC2H Neals Yard is one of the most photographed places of London.
New Burlington Mews, W1B New Burlington Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
New Burlington Street, W1B New Burlington Street is a road in the W1B postcode area
New Compton Street, WC2H New Compton Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
New Oxford Street, WC2H New Oxford Street is a road in the WC2H postcode area
New Row, WC2E New Row is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
Newburg Road, W1F Newburg Road is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Newburgh Street, W1F Newburgh Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Newlands House, W1T Newlands House is sited on Berners Street.
Newman House, W1T Newman House can be found on Newman Street.
Newman Passage, W1T Newman Passage is one of the streets of London in the W1T postal area.
Newman Street, W1T Newman Street is one of the streets of London in the W1T postal area.
Newport Court, WC2H Newport Court was laid out approximately on the site of the courtyard of Newport House.
Newport Place, W1D Newport Place was named after Mountjoy Blount, Earl of Newport (Isle of Wight), who owned a house on Newport Street in the 17th century.
Noel Street, W1F Noel Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Noland House, W1D Noland House is a block on Poland Street.
Nottingham Court, WC2H Nottingham Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Odhams Walk, WC2H Odhams Walk is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Old Compton Street, W1D Old Compton Street is a road that runs east–west through Soho.
Orion House, WC2H Orion House is a block on Upper St Martin’s Lane.
Oxford Street, W1F Oxford Street is the main shopping street of London.
Paramount House, W1F Paramount House can be found on Wardour Street.
Pargiter Court, W1F Pargiter Court is a block on Silver Place.
Parnell House, WC1 Parnell House is a block on Streatham Street.
Parnell House, WC1A Parnell House is a block on Streatham Street.
Percy Street, WC1B Percy Street is one of the streets of London in the W1T postal area.
Peter Street, W1F Peter Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Phoenix House, WC2H Phoenix House is sited on Phoenix Street.
Phoenix Street, WC2H Phoenix Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Pied Bull Court, WC1A Pied Bull Court is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Pied Bull Yard, WC1A Pied Bull Yard is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Poland Street, W1D Poland Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Poland Street, W1F Poland Street is a location in London.
Portland Mews, W1F Portland Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Princess House, W1D Residential block
Ramillies House, W1F Ramillies House is sited on Ramillies Street.
Ramillies Place, W1D Ramillies Place is a short street situated off the southern side of Oxford Street.
Ramillies Street, W1F Ramillies Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Rathbone Place, W1T Rathbone Place honours Captain Rathbone who was the builder of the road and properties thereon from 1718 onwards.
Rathbone Square, W1T Rathbone Square is a location in London.
Rathbone Street, W1T Rathbone Street is one of the streets of London in the W1T postal area.
Regent Place, W1B Regent Place is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Regent Street, W1B Regent Street dates from the 1810s and was named after the Prince Regent, later George IV.
Richmond Buildings, W1D Richmond Buildings is a turning off Dean Street.
Richmond Mews, W1D Richmond Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Romilly Street, W1D Romilly Street is a small street that runs behind Shaftesbury Avenue and takes its name from lawyer Samuel Romilly.
Rose Street, WC2N Rose Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Royalty Mews, W1D Royalty Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Rupert Court, W1D Rupert Court was named for Prince Rupert of the Rhine, the First Lord of the Admiralty when the court was built in 1676.
Ruskin House, WC1A Ruskin House is a block on Museum Street.
Salt House, W1F Salt House is a building on Peter Street.
Sandringham Court, W1F Sandringham Court can be found on Dufour’s Place.
Screen House, W1F Screen House is a block on Wardour Street.
Seven Dials, WC2H Seven Dials was built on the site of the Cock-and-Pie Fields, named for a nearby inn.
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D Shaftesbury Avenue is a major street in the West End of London, named after Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury.
Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H Shaftesbury Avenue was named after Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, Victorian politician and philanthropist.
Shelton Street, WC2H Shelton Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Sheraton Street, W1D Sheraton Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Shorts Gardens, WC2H Shorts Gardens is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Silver House, W1F Silver House is located on Carnaby Street.
Silver Place, W1F Silver Place is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Slingsby Place, WC2E Slingsby Place is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Smiths Court, W1D Smiths Court is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Soho Place, Soho Place lies within the postcode.
Soho Square, W1D In its early years, Soho Square was one of the most fashionable places to live in London.
Soho Street, W1D Soho Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Sounding Alley, WC2H Sounding Alley is a road in the E3 postcode area
St Anne’s Court, W1F St Anne’s Court is a block on St Anne’s Court.
St Anne’s Court, W1D St Anne’s Court is an alleyway that connects Dean Street and Wardour Street.
St George’s House, W1T St George’s House is a block on Wells Street.
St George’s House, WC1A St George’s House is a block on Coptic Street.
St Giles High Street, WC2H St Giles High Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
St Giles House, W1D St Giles House is a block on Poland Street.
St Giles Square, WC2H St Giles Square is a modern piazza-style development.
St. Giles Square, WC2H St. Giles Square is a location in London.
Stacey Street, WC2H Stacey Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Stedham Place, WC2H Stedham Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Stephen Mews, W1T Stephen Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1T postal area.
Stephen Street, W1T Stephen Street is one of the streets of London in the W1T postal area.
Stirling Court, W1F Stirling Court is a block on Marshall Street.
Streatham Street, WC1A Streatham Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Sutton Row, W1D Sutton Row has existed since 1681.
Swan House, W1D Swan House is a block on Poland Street.
The White House, W1W The White House can be found on Mortimer Street.
Thomas Neal Centre, WC2H Thomas Neal Centre is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Tisbury Court, W1D Tisbury Court lies off Wardour Street.
Tonbridge House, WC2H Tonbridge House is a block on Mercer Street.
Tower Court, WC2H Tower Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Tower Street, WC2H Tower Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Townsend House, W1D Residential block
Turner House, W1B Turner House is a block on Great Marlborough Street.
Union Street, W1W The easternmost section of Riding House Street was previously known as Union Street.
United Kingdom House, W1D United Kingdom House is a block on Great Titchfield Street.
Upper James Street, W1F Upper James Street is one of the streets of London in the W1F postal area.
Upper John Street, W1F Upper John Street is a road in the W1F postcode area
Upper St Martin’s Lane, WC2H This is a street in the WC2H postcode area
Urbanora House, W1F Urbanora House is a block on Wardour Street.
Vale Royal House, WC2H Vale Royal House is a block on Charing Cross Road.
Walkers Court, Walkers Court lies within the postcode.
Walker’s Court, W1D Walker’s Court is one of the many passageways which in past years was known as ’Paved Alley’.
Wardour Mews, W1F Wardour Mews is a cul-de-sac off of Portland Street.
Wardour Street, W1D The W1D part of Wardour Street south of Shaftesbury Avenue runs through London’s Chinatown.
Wardour Street, W1F Wardour Street is a street that runs north from Leicester Square, through Chinatown, across Shaftesbury Avenue to Oxford Street.
Warwick Street, W1B Warwick Street is one of the streets of London in the W1B postal area.
Waverley House, W1F Waverley House is a block on Noel Street.
Wedgwood Mews, W1D Wedgwood Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Wells Mews, W1W Wells Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1T postal area.
Wells Street, W1D Wells Street - ’Welses Lane’ - is first recorded in 1692.
West Central Street, WC2H West Central Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
West End House, W1D West End House is a block on Hill’s Place.
West One House, W1T West One House is a block on Wells Street.
West One House, W1W West One House is a block on Bourlet Close.
West Street, WC2H West Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
William Blake House, W1F William Blake House is a block on Marshall Street.
Willoughby Street, WC1B Willoughby Street was formerly known as both Vine Street and Wooburn Street.
Windmill Street, W1T Windmill Street is one of the streets of London in the W1T postal area.
Wingate House, WC2H Wingate House is a block on Shaftesbury Avenue.
Winnett Street, W1D Winnett Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Winsley Street, W1D Winsley Street is one of the streets of London in the W1W postal area.
Winsley Street, W1D Winsley Street is a road in the W1D postcode area
Woolverstone House, W1T Woolverstone House is a block on Berners Street.
York House, W1T York House is sited on Berners Street.

NEARBY PUBS
The Admiral Duncan is well-known as one of Soho’s oldest gay pubs.

Adam and Eve Inn The Adam and Eve was an inn on Oxford Street.
Bricklayers Arms The Bricklayers Arms is on Gresse Street.
Circus (restaurant) Circus is a restaurant on Endell Street.
Clock House The Coach & Horses is a pub on the corner of Romilly Street and Greek Street.
Coach And Horses The Coach and Horses pub has been on Great Marlborough Street since the mid-18th century.
De Hems De Hems has become a base for London’s Dutch community, serving bitterballen and frikandellen.
Dog and Duck The Dog and Duck is on the corner of Frith Street and Bateman Street.
Graphic Bar This bar used to be known as the Midas Touch.
Newman Arms The Newman Arms has been a Fitzrovia fixture for centuries.
The Champion The Champion in Fitzrovia is a fine Grade II listed pub with Victorian-style fittings.


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Soho

Soho is a world-famous area of the City of Westminster and part of the West End of London.

The name "Soho" first appears in the 17th century. Most authorities believe that the name derives from a former hunting cry. James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, used "soho" as a rallying call for his men at the Battle of Sedgemoor on 6 July 1685, half a century after the name was first used for this area of London. The Soho name has been imitated by other entertainment and restaurant districts such as Soho, Hong Kong; Soho, Málaga; SOHO, Beijing; SoHo (South of Horton), London, Ontario, Canada; and Palermo Soho, Buenos Aires. SoHo, Manhattan, gets its name from its location SOuth of HOuston Street, but is also a reference to London’s Soho.

Long established as an entertainment district, for much of the 20th century Soho had a reputation as a base for the sex industry in addition to its night life and its location for the headquarters of leading film companies. Since the 1980s, the area has undergone considerable gentrification. It is now predominantly a fashionable district of upmarket restaurants and media offices, with only a small remnant of sex industry venues.

Soho is a small, multicultural area of central London; a home to industry, commerce, culture and entertainment, as well as a residential area for both rich and poor. It has clubs, including the former Chinawhite nightclub; public houses; bars; restaurants; a few sex shops scattered amongst them; and late-night coffee shops that give the streets an "open-all-night" feel at the weekends. Record shops cluster in the area around Berwick Street, with shops such as Phonica, Sister Ray and Reckless Records.


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Get Back
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Hungerford Stairs circa 1828
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The Prince of Wales Theatre in 1903 shortly before its demolition for the building of the Scala Theatre in 1904.
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Transmission
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Piccadilly Theatre (2007)
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Buses outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square. Date of photo unknown
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Tottenham Court Road (1927)
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London Hippodrome in 2017
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Sectional view of Wyld’s Great Globe, which stood in Leicester Square, London 1851–62
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De Hems, 11 Macclesfield Street and the entrance to Horse & Dolphin Yard.
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The Queen’s Theatre in the West End (2011), then showing the musical "Les Misérables"
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Albany Courtyard leads to The Albany
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