10 Facts About Pimlico


Pimlico is an area of Central London in the City of Westminster, built as a southern extension to neighbouring Belgravia.

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Pimlico is demarcated to the north by Victoria Station, by the River Thames to the south, Vauxhall Bridge Road to the east and the former Grosvenor Canal to the west.

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Pimlico survived the war with its essential character intact, although parts sustained significant bomb damage.

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In 1970 Roger Byron-Collins, a partner at Mullett Booker Estate Agents in Albion Street on the Hyde Park Estate was instrumental in the sale and purchase of the Pimlico Estate covering 27 acres in Victoria, including 480 homes for the owners CR Developments for £4.

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Pimlico was connected to the London Underground in 1972 as a late addition to the Victoria line.

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Pimlico School, a comprehensive built between 1967 and 1970, was a notable example of Brutalist architecture.

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Post World War II, Pimlico was the setting of the 1949 Ealing comedy Passport To Pimlico.

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Pimlico is served by Pimlico station on the Victoria line and Victoria station on the Victoria, District and Circle lines.

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Pimlico would be connected at Victoria to the proposed Chelsea-Hackney line .

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Pimlico is part of the West Central constituency on the London Assembly, which is represented by Tony Devenish AM.

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