Bloomsbury has its roots in 17th & 18th century London society & quickly became associated with worlds of the arts, education & medicine. Bloomsbury is a picturesque place with lovely garden squares such as Russell, Bloomsbury, Queen & Bedford which retains much of its original & superb Georgian townhouse architecture. The British Museum is in the heart of Bloomsbury as are many galleries & arts centers. Educational institutions are aplenty including R.A.D.A & The School of Oriental & African Studies as well as the UK branches of The University’s of California & New York. Well supplied by public transport, Bloomsbury contains Russell Sq. & Euston Sq. tube stations as well as being a stones throw from the magnificent St Pancras International, connecting London to mainland Europe via Eurostar.
A world-class selection of literary figures have lived and worked in Bloomsbury such as Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, W.B.Yeats & T.S.Eliot.
BLOOMSBURY PROPERTY – Talking of accommodation in Bloomsbury means splendid Georgian townhouses including the timeless architecture of the beautiful public spaces, epitomised by Bedford Square – the best example of an exquisitely preserved Georgian square in London. Recent new Mews properties are a lovely addition to Bloomsbury’s property portfolio which also include several prestigious mansion blocks which house a variety of large apartments.