Archive for Tag: Berkeley Square
Thursday 1st May 2014, saw the long awaited launch of Peter Wetherell`s book “The Story of Mayfair: From 1664 onward”. The new book co-authored by Peter Wetherell, Erik Brown and Oliver Bradbury which looks at the social, financial and physical development of Mayfair, one of the world’s most famous addresses over 350 years, with a fascinating […]
To celebrate the launch of “The Story of Mayfair” Berkeley Square Gin very kindly provided expert mixologist Antoine Guadio from 34 to mix us their signature serve G&T`s and their award winning “A Nightingale Sang..” To mix at home you will need; 35ml Berkeley Square London Dry Gin 35ml Canadian Ice Cider 2.5ml Fresh Bergamot […]
50 Berkeley Square, which now houses Maggs Bros books, is said to be the most haunted house in London – haunted enough to give any psychic the equivalent of an electric shock, just by touching the external brickwork. 44 Berkeley Square – the former home of Lord Claremont – is said to be more benignly […]
The London Plane trees that tower over Berkeley Square were planted in 1789 – the year in which the French Revolution began.
TOP TREE IN MAYFAIR “Tree” is not a typo nor an Irish twang in pronunciation, but a report I came across prepared in 2008 stating that the most expensive tree in England is rooted in Berkeley Square. With a radius of over 6 feet it was planted in 1789 in the reign of King George […]