Monthly Archives: March 2012

Continuing our theme of famous past residents of Mayfair, this week we present Vice-Admiral, The Right Honourable, the Viscount Nelson KB. Stylish and influential people. Horatio Nelson lived at 147 New Bond Street. Since its foundation in 1700, New Bond Street has been the playground of society’s wealthiest most stylish and influential people.  Horatio Nelson, […]

Mayfair is not only home to the capital’s top retailers, exclusive hotels and leading national arts bodies. It is also where you will find some of London’s most elegant squares.   Indeed, one of the grandest squares in Mayfair, Berkeley Square. Designed by William Kent in 1737 and is a short stroll from the Mayfair’s leading […]

George Frideric Handel, the great baroque composer. Who lived at 25 Brook Street, right in the heart of Mayfair, from 1723 until his death in 1759.  Whilst living here he composed some of the greatest music in history. Including Messiah, Zadok the Priest and Music for the Royal Fireworks. Displaying portraits of Handel. There is […]