Renowned for its warm and friendly welcome, the Athenaeum is perfectly located when visiting London. This recently refurbished hotel, is a privately owned hotel on Piccadilly, overlooking Green Park, and offers a glamorous and contemporary ... More
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Ideally located between Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square, the Thistle Piccadilly hotel is an excellent base for exploring London's West End theatres and bars, Covent Garden, Oxford Street and Regent Street.
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Edgar the Peaceable Unites English Kingdoms - 0959, World's first railway inaugurated - 1604, First edition of the News of the World - 1843, First British Cable Car Opens - 1894, Kipling publishes Kim - 1901, Lawrence of Arabia Takes Damascus - 1918, 1st McDonalds opens in London - 1974, Toxteth Riots - 1985, Durham Pioneers Congestion Charge - 2002 More dates from British history