Archive for Tag: Olympics

July 2012

MAYFAIR PLAYS HOST TO THE 3rd LONDON OLYMPICS 1st In 1908 the first London Olympics were held at a time when Mayfair was the No.1 residential  area of London and the British were at their peak of financial fitness. 2nd The 2nd time was the austere Olympics of 1948 when the old Aristocrats of Mayfair […]

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Summer in the Square

To celebrate the Olympics this summer, Grosvenor Square, located on Grosvenor’s London estate, is being embraced as an urban retreat. The launch of ’Summer in the Square’ will coincide with the final stretch of the torch relay on the 26th July, and the programme of events, entertainment and activities will run throughout  the Olympics, until […]

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Mayfair’s Future

The next 25 years. Major changes take a long time. Take Crossrail, for instance. First mooted in the 1980s, it was rejected by the government in 1994, the business case was reviewed in 2003.  It will be 2015 before any part of it is opened. A baby born when Crossrail was first dreamed up will […]

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