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The Story of Mayfair

by Jayne Weldon, adapted from the book by Peter Wetherell, Erik Brown & Oliver Bradbury, 20 May 2014

The Story of Mayfair
A SEVEN PART FEATURE:
Part 1: 1660s-1720s
Part 2: 1721-1850
Part 3: 1851-1914
Part 4: 1918-1939
Part 5: 1945-1990
Part 6: 1990-2008
Part 7: 2008-2014


As London began to lift out from the 2007 global recession, office property values sank to half those of residential property, so much so that by 2014 Wetherell were able to record that, since 1990, the firm had sold over a hundred buildings in Mayfair which were for conversion back into residential use.

Mayfair's story had come full circle.

 

 

 

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Adapted by Jayne Weldon to promote the publication of the book, The Story of Mayfair, by Peter Wetherell, Erik Brown and Oliver Bradbury, London 2014, which looks at the social, financial and physical development of Mayfair, one of the world's most famous addresses over 350 years. Republished with permission.

 

 

     
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