Sam Lomberg recalls more memories of Charlotte Street, Tottenham Court Road and the street life of the West End.
A new regular literary event will take place in London and will be launched at the Fitzroy Tavern in Charlotte Street this week. The London Cycling Bookclub will discuss cycling in London and books about cycling everywhere.
Guy O'Connell discovers there's something scratching about in the dark corners of Fitzrovia's aged property.
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By Jennifer Kavanagh I’ve rather enjoyed the prolonged construction work at Broadcasting House. I know it’s caused noise and dust, and people get lost trying to get into Langham Street, but the reduction in traffic is a joy. Today the hoardings were standing as usual on the west side of Great Portland Street so, as I …
A short story for the winterseason by Sunita Soliar.
Jess Owen explores the origins of the tavern singing clubs in London's Fitzrovia.
Laughing Boy braves the hecklers to get a taste of comedy at the College Arms, Store Street, Fitzrovia.
Robert Taylor explains how private tenants in Fitzrovia who are receiving Local Housing Allowance (LHA) face some very stark choices indeed next year.
Buses could be permanently routed through Fitzrovia as part of efforts to reduce traffic along Oxford Street.
By Sally Beerworth I find myself with a friend in the lobby of the Charlotte Street Hotel; it was not really an accident that we ended up here…we would have found our way back here blindfolded and via hot coals if we had to. The hotel needn’t have spent so much money on expensive flowerpots …
A bicycle shop in Fitzrovia has been bought from the owner by the shop workers. The long-established shop on the corner of New Cavendish Street and Hanson Street was bought by three shop workers in September this year. Fitzrovia Bicycles, formerly known as Cavendish Cycles, is now run by three bicycle mechanics – Alex, Tom …
Sam Lomberg MBE grew up in Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, during the 1920s and 1930s. Here he relates more memories from his childhood.
Ms Fish tip-toes over the cold marble and slips into the stimulating waters of the newly restored and re-opened Marshall Street Baths in Soho.
New information reveals that Thomas Paine lived in a building on the site of what is now 148 New Cavendish Street. It was previously thought he lived at 154 New Cavendish Street.
By Mike Pentelow Popular All Souls School caretaker Mario Lambri celebrated 30 years' service recently, on top of the six years he spent there as a pupil. Naturally he has seen a lot of changes over the years. "Mr Connick was the head teacher when I started as a pupil in 1964," Mario told Fitzrovia …
Samantha bone discusses the many options leaseholders have when seeking to extend their lease or acquire their freehold.
Who needs Legible London? Jennifer Kavanagh finds giving directions is often a pleasure if a little haphazard.
Brian Jarman discovers just how they make all those sounds on the Fitzrovia Radio Hour.