Brook House, one of the great Mayfair mansions, contained over 800 tons of marble?
We drive on the left because the congestion was so bad on London Bridge in 1722, the Mayor had to introduce a keep left policy to help the traffic keep moving? The reason he chose left rather than right will all be revealed during the tour!
The Hilton Hotel on Park Lane was bought by the Sultan of Brunei in 1990, who then spent £100m on refitting it?
In 1932 The Dorchester was the most expensive public building ever made at a cost of £1.25m?
The British Library adds 2 miles of new books to its collection every year and now has over 10,000,000?
All distances to london are measured from the base of the stature of Charles I in Trafalgar Square?
‘Strand’ is an old Norse Viking word for ‘beach’, given to the Strand when it was nothing more than a sandy shoreline of the river we now call the Thames?