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post updated 11 Jan 2021 ; page updated 16 Jun 2019

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Architectural photos © Adrian Welch / Isabelle Lomholt

Ismaili Centre, Cromwell Gardens
Date built: 1983
Design: Casson Conder
Ismaili Centre
West End Building
Since the foundation of the Ismaili Centre, London — the first such Centre in the Western world — was laid in 1979, another four Centres opened in Burnaby (Vancouver), Lisbon, Dubai, and Dushanbe.

Harrods, Brompton Road, Knightsbridge
Harrods
Harrods
Harrods Limited is a department store located on Brompton Road in Knightsbridge, London, England. It is owned by the state of Qatar via its sovereign wealth fund, the Qatar Investment Authority.

The store occupies a 5-acre (2 ha) site and has 330 departments covering 1.1 million sq ft (100,000 m2) of retail space. It is one of the largest and most famous department stores in Europe.

Jigsaw store, 31 Brompton Road
Date built: 1991
Design: Branson Coates Architecture Ltd
Jigsaw store
Jigsaw is a fashion clothing retailer with store and concession partners across Britain, Ireland, Holland and Australia. The company is based on Mortlake Road in Kew, south west London.

Brompton Road buildings
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Hilton on Park Lane
Date built: 1963
Design: William B. Tabler Architects
Hilton on Park Lane
photo © Nick Weall
Hilton on Park Lane
The London Hilton on Park Lane is a hotel situated on Park Lane, overlooking Hyde Park in the exclusive Mayfair district. It is 101 metres (331 ft) tall, has 28 storeys and 453 rooms including 56 suites and a Michelin starred restaurant Galvin at Windows on the top floor of the hotel.

It is a concrete-framed building, designed by William B. Tabler, an American architect who designed numerous Hilton hotels. It is located near the site of Londonderry House, demolished in 1962.

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Royal Albert Hall
Royal Albert Hall

Boodle & Dunthorne, 1 Sloane Street – since renamed Boodles
Date built: 1998
Design: Eva Jiricna Architects Limited
Boodle & Dunthorne
photo © Adrian Welch
West End building

Harvey Nichols, Sloane Street / Knightsbridge corner
Harvey Nichols
Harvey Nichols
Harvey Nichols, founded in 1831, is a British luxury department store chain with a flagship store in Knightsbridge. It sells fashion collections for men and women, fashion accessories, beauty products, wine and food.

Prince William Hotel, just east of Harvey Nichols, on Knightsbridge
Prince William Hotel

Holy Trinity Brompton, Brompton Road
Holy Trinity Brompton

Hyde Park Barracks
Hyde Park Barracks

Apartments in Knightsbridge
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Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Hotel, Knightsbridge
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Hotel

The Lanesborough, Hyde Park Corner, London SW1
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Hyde Park Corner
Hyde Park Corner

Wellington Arch + new war memorials, Hyde Park Corner
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Mayfair Buildings

Earls Court
Earls Court Earls Court Building
photos © webbaviation

Various buildings on or off Knightsbridge
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Location: Brompton Road, West London, England, UK

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Design: Make Architects
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West End London photographs taken with Panasonic DMC-FX01 lumix camera;
Leica lense: 2816×2112 pixels – original photos available upon request: info(at)e-architect.com

Former West End building:

Joseph shop, Knightsbridge

Design: Norman Foster

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