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Around Victoria

A cut above

We meet the local tailors who are taking stylish dressing to a whole new level

Ready, steady, bake

s there anything nicer than a freshly-baked loaf or a crisp, buttery pastry? Alice Cairns rounds up a selection of the best across Victoria and Westminster

Hardy perennial

Vincent Square has housed the Royal Horticultural Society for over a century. Sue Bradley discovers why thousands of people visit this part of Victoria every year.

Insiders’ guide

Richard Marshall, owner and founder of Pall Mall Barbers, a historic gentlemen’s barbers, picks his favourite places in Victoria and Westminster

A walk on the wild side

Celebrated jewellery designer Vicki Sarge on hitchhiking in a riot, the wild days of New York’s Studio 54 and her Big Apple neighbour, Truman Capote

Back to life

Leader of Westminster City Council, Rachael Robathan discusses how the council hopes to get the cogs whirring for residents and businesses again

Bubblecious

Whether in your bubble or with friends when restrictions allow, here are five experiences to enjoy in Victoria and Westminster this spring

Called to the bar

A modern take on the traditional pub is what these two new additions to the area will be offering once they open for business

The world on a plate

With travel still off the agenda, we pick five of our favourite local restaurants that will transport your taste buds across the globe

Silent Witness

St Margaret’s Church is a much-loved local gem that has played a pivotal role in the history of power and politics

Occupational therapy

Matthew Flood, head of occupier markets at Landsec – responsible for Victoria’s Nova development – talks to Reyhaan Day about how the company plans to continue its work to revitalise the area post-pandemic

Abbey Secrets

Scott Craddock, head of visitor experience, picks out his defining images of Westminster Abbey