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Living In Fitzrovia
Living in Fitzrovia affords residents easy access to central London. Those seeking property in Fitzrovia will find that it lies partly in the City of Westminster and partly in the borough of Camden, between London's West End, Bloomsbury and Marylebone. Hurford Salvi Carr as a Fitzrovia estate agent offers a mix of properties for sale and to let, including converted apartments, new developments and even mews houses and cottages, with an emphasis on period as well as modern architecture. This is an area with a rich cultural legacy, with such figures as Virginia Woolf, Augustus John and George Bernard Shaw having been associated with it.
Sights and Attractions
Fitzrovia's association with the arts and culture is reflected in its proximity to many of London's cultural sights, not least of which is the British Museum. The Charles Dickens Museum and the British Library are also to be found here. Local architectural highlights include St George's Church, designed and built by Nicholas Hawksmoor.
Fitzrovia is home to the only cartoon Museum in London holding over 5000 books and 4000 comics on animation and caricatures, preserving the very best of British cartoon history.
The Pollock Toy Museum houses Victorian toys with dolls, toy soldiers, puppets and even mini Toy Theatres.
The Grant Museum, a natural history museum is located on university Street and is part of University College. Established in the 1820's by Robert Edmond Grant as a centre for the learning of zoological specimens, it houses the oldest natural history collection in the country and is now the only University of its type.