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Chelsea

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Chelsea is an affluent area in southwest London, bounded to the south by the River Thames. Its frontage runs from Chelsea Bridge along the Chelsea Embankment, Cheyne Walk, Lots Road and Chelsea Harbour. Its eastern boundary was once defined by the…

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Knightsbridge

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Knightsbridge is east of Exhibition Road and west of Sloane Street. Brompton Road, Beauchamp Placeand the western section of Pont Street serve roughly as its southern border together with their adjacent gardens and squares such as Ovington Square, Lennox Gardens…

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Pimlico

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Pimlico is a small area within central London in the City of Westminster. Like Belgravia, to which it was built as a southern extension, Pimlico is known for its garden squares and Regency architecture. The area is separated from Belgravia to the…

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Victoria

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Victoria is a small district in the City of Westminster in central London, named after Victoria Street and Victoria Station and therefore, indirectly, after Queen Victoria. The name is used to describe streets adjoining or nearly adjoining, including Victoria Street…

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Mayfair

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Mayfair is an exclusive area of West London, by the east edge of Hyde Park, in the City of Westminster. The district is now mainly commercial, with many former homes converted into offices for major corporate headquarters, embassies, and also…

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Chiswick

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Chiswick is a district of west London, England. Most of it is in the London Borough of Hounslow. Other parts of the W4 postcode area, including Chiswick Park tube station, Acton Green, and much of Bedford Park are in the London Borough…

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Kensington

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Kensington is a district within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in west London. The north east is taken up by Kensington Gardens, once private as the name suggests, but today a public park which has Italian and Dutch…

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Marylebone

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Marylebone is an affluent inner-city area of central London, England, located within the City of Westminster. It is sometimes written as St. Marylebone (or, archaically, Mary-le-Bone). Marylebone is roughly bounded by Oxford Street to the south, Marylebone Road to the north,…

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