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22 November 2021

On London: How Clerkenwell became the gin capital of the world

The pure waters that gave Goswell Road and Clerkenwell Road their names lured the companies that made the classic brands

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08 November 2021

On London: The long bar and longer backstory of High Holborn’s Cittie of Yorke

Taverns are said to have occupied the site since 1430, though a lot has changed above and below ground since then

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03 November 2021

Commuter Club: time for your free podcasts, playlists and long reads

This week's podcast is full of music and dancing, as we meet James Williams of Shaftesbury Theatre and Doni Fierro of London Cabaret Club. Get a behind-the-scenes look at Holborn's new Indian restaurant, Colonel Saab, which serves up delicious contemporary dishes against the backdrop of Holborn Town Hall. Plus, Scotscape's Angus Cunningham and Tom Ward tell us all about the world of living walls and urban greening.

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25 October 2021

On London: Poetry, plague and St Giles-in-the-Fields

There has been a place of worship on the site for hundreds of years amid a district with a decidedly mixed history

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13 October 2021

Central District Alliance publishes Annual Report following AGM

The Central District Alliance Business Improvement District has published its 2021 Annual Report following a successful Annual General Meeting.

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13 October 2021

CDA AGM Documents

Here you will find the documents and presentation from the Central District Alliance's Annual General Meeting on 12 October 2021.

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10 October 2021

On London: Hatton Garden – first home of London’s famous Foundling Hospital

Before it moved into its own building in Bloomsbury, Thomas Coram's philanthropic refuge for abandoned children had a temporary home nearby.

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01 October 2021

Central District Alliance attended London Real Estate Forum 2021

The Central District Alliance and Hatton Garden Team to sponsor and attend this year's London Real Estate Forum.

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26 September 2021

On London: Bloomsbury Square’s bloody and intriguing history

Though founded in an idyllic location, it has lurid associations with violence and death.

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