Dover Street is in the south of Mayfair in the West End London.
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Dover Street was built by a syndicate of developers headed by Sir Thomas Bond. The syndicate purchased a Piccadilly mansion called Clarendon House from Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle in 1683 and proceeded to demolish the house and develop the area. At that time the house backed onto open fields and the development of the various estates in Mayfair was just getting underway. The syndicate also built Bond Street and Albemarle Street. Dover Street is notable for its Georgian architecture as well as the location of historic London clubs, hotels and art galleries.
Some of Mayfair’s oldest and most respected auction houses, such as being Phillips and Sotheby’s known to sell extremely rare antiques and collectables are also located here. Mayfair also boasts some of the capital’s most exclusive restaurants, luxury shops, bars and clubs