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St. James' Square, London

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St James's Square is the only square in the St James's district of the City of Westminster. It has predominantly Georgian and Neo-Georgian architecture and a garden in the centre. For its first two hundred or so years it was one of the three or four most fashionable residential multi-owner estates in London. It is now home to the headquarters of a number of well-known businesses, including BP and Rio Tinto Group; to four private members' clubs, the East India Club, the Naval and Military Club, the Canning Club, and the Army and Navy Club; to the High Commission of Cyprus; and to the London Library. Also based in the square is the premises of the think tank Chatham House. A principal feature of the square is an equestrian statue of William III erected in 1808.
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  • During our most recent stay in London, we were enjoying a nice walk stroll in the inner London nerighbourhood adjacent to Buckingham Palace. As we walked in the streets around Pall Mall, we came upon....  more »
  • St. James’s Square is the only square in the St. James’s district of the City of Westminster lying between Piccadilly and Pall Mall. It is home to a headquarters of a number of global corporations...  more »

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