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London cheese shop - Paxton & Whitfield, Jermyn Street; first appointed cheesemonger to HM Queen Victoria in 1850

London's Jermyn Street is named after Henry Jermyn, the Ist Earl of St Albans, who laid out St James's Square in the 17th century. Sir Isaac Newton lived at number 86, and the poet Thomas Grey, Sir Walter Scott and Lord Nelson all had lodgings in the street

Floris founder Juan Famenais Floris opened his shop on Jermyn Street in 1730, and its flagship premises still lies at the heart of the business today. Stepping into their London store is a lesson in the art of impeccable customer service and adept knowledge of the sweet smelling world of perfumery. More places to shop like the Queen: http://blog.redcarnationhotels.com/shopping/shop-like-the-queen-the-london-royal-warrant-list/ #shopping #london #queen #royalty #perfume

Image: Paxton and Whitfield Cheese Shop has been open on Jermyn Street in London since 1797. - Inside London's Oldest Establishments (© BARCROFT MEDIA/Ben Stevens)

After undergoing an extensive 18-month refurbishment, this stunning 5-star hotel offers understated contemporary style, classical elegance and a long tradition of offering the highest standards of hospitality and service. This London townhouse has a superb location in a quiet cul-de-sac, just off St. James's Street in the heart of London's prestigious Mayfair district. Green Park London Underground station is nearby, as are the exclusive shops and restaurants of Jermyn Street, the Burlington…

On this day 7th June, 1771, the birth of George Bryan Brummell, commonly known as 'Beau Brummell'. He was an iconic figure in Regency England and is credited with introducing and establishing as fashion, the modern men's suit, worn with a tie. He claimed he took two hours to dress and recommended that boots be polished with champagne. Beau Brummell and his statue on Jermyn Street, London