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Although a renowned district with a rich history, world class cultural assets such as the Royal Opera House, and highly significant historic architecture, Covent Garden was in need of improvement when acquired by our client Capital and Counties (“Capco”) in 2006. Intensive tourism, public realm congestion, lack of ...


One of Covent Garden's oldest pubs, originating from the 1670s with a wealth of London history. Owned by McMullen & Sons since 1927.


A brief history of Covent Garden, a thriving commercial zone centred on a former wholesale market east of Soho and south of Bloomsbury.


Feb 16, 2017 ... The Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, in late Georgian and Regency London.


St Paul Covent Garden, Middlesex, in Strand parliamentary division of Westminster. St. Paul, Covent Garden is a parish, in the city and liberty of Westminster. The patron is the Duke of Bedford. It is a parish in the Strand poor- law union, the Precinct of the Savoy, and the Liberty of the Rolls.


Covent Garden Maps and online entertainment guide for restaurants, pubs, theatres - everything you need!


The first historical record of Covent Garden dates back to 1200, when it consisted of fields. Owned by Westminster Abbey, the land where the Market Building and the Piazza now stand was referred to as 'the garden of the Abbey and Convent', hence its name. In 1540, the land was granted to John Russell, 1st Earl of ...


Jun 14, 2015 ... The market at Covent Garden circa 1910 (Picture: Popperfoto/Getty Images) Popperfoto/Getty Images .... Alex Werner, head of history collections at the Museum of London, said Covent Garden once had a "scandalous" reputation as place to find rowdy people and brothels for many years. "It was one of ...


Set in London's West End, Covent Garden is a major draw for visitors and Londoners who enjoy its many attractions, including shopping, theatre, restaurants, bars, history and culture. Things to see in and around Covent Garden include the London Transport Museum, the Royal Opera House, Somerset House and Covent ...