Mayfair Area Guide

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Mayfair is one of the most desirable postcodes in London with Park Lane, Mount Street and Bond Street set within its boundaries.

Most of the Mayfair area was built during the mid 17th century to mid 18th century as a fashionable residential district.  The most important landlord at this time was the Grosvenor family, which in 1874 became the Dukes of Westminster.  The freehold of a large section of Mayfair is owned by the Crown Estate.

Mayfair is home to London’s largest concentration of 5* hotels, many to be found on Park Lane, including The Dorchester, The Grosvenor House and The Four Seasons.  Other noticeable landmarks include Grosvenor Square home to the United States Embassy, the Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly, the Burlington Arcade and Fortnum and Mason.  Savile Row, world famous for its tailoring boutiques, is found in Mayfair, along with Old and New Bond Street, Sotherby’s auction house, and art galleries.
 
Local transport includes, Green Park Station, Hyde Park Corner Station, Bond Street Station and plenty of bus routes in and around the area.
There is a growing amount of residential property in Mayfair, of both apartments and houses which is set to continue its growth through steady investment in the area.

Mayfair Local Features

Key Area Facts

• Borough of Westminster
• Park Lane, Bond Street and Mount Street
• Desirable and Affluent
• Local Transport
• Flagship Designer Stores
• 5* Hotels
• Some of London’s’ Best Restaurants