Known as the father of English banking, wealthy merchant Sir Thomas Gresham establishes The Royal Exchange as London's first purpose-built centre for trading stocks. It is modelled on the Bourse in Antwerp, the world's oldest financial exchange, where Gresham had been based as a royal agent.
In 1571 The Royal Exchange is officially opened by Queen Elizabeth I, who awards it a royal title and a license to sell alcohol.
RED EIGHT GALLERY
Red Eight Gallery was founded with a vision to showcase some of the art world’s most exciting emerging contemporary artists alongside more established creatives and blue chip artists. One of the most satisfying aspects of their work is the thrill of discovering new talent whose pieces can represent an excellent investment for collectors thanks to their potential to significantly increase in value. Alongside these new artists Red Eight acquire outstanding pieces from renowned artists with impeccable pedigree whose work will always be in high demand.
The expert team at Red Eight Gallery is on hand to assist and equip clients with the tools you need regardless of whether you are just entering the art world or if you’re a seasoned art collector looking to enhance your existing portfolio with exciting pieces from emerging talent. They offer fully-managed investment services and specialist advice on the complex landscape of the contemporary art market
December 7th 2023
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June 20th 2024
Jeru is a welcoming world that encapsulates the smells, flavours, ingredients and cooking techniques that transport you across Middle Eastern countries, cuisines, and cultures.
Jeru transcends the concept of traditional Middle Eastern cuisine into a lifestyle that exists in the here and now, and offers a fine dining experience that converges the very best the region has to offer.
September 28th 2023
May 9th 2024
Londons most magnificent private members club, fusing 18th century splendour with 21st century style. Established in the 18th Century, Home house was designed by George III's architect, James Wyatt, who was commissioned to build a sophisticated palace purely for enjoyment and entertainment
Home House is an inspiring space where people can connect, relax and be their best selves.
October 19th 2023
April 18th 2024
A chamber of spirited revelry in the foundations of the city.
Set in the immense vaults beneath The Royal Exchange, The Libertine is the new home of indulgence in the heart of the city. Sitting on the site where the very first royal alcohol licence in Britain was granted, the space is steeped in hedonism and mischief.
January 18th 2023
DAO BY DORSETT HORNSEY TOWN HALL
The Hong Kong-headquartered group will be opening Dao by Dorsett Hornsey Town Hall in the north of the UK’s capital in spring this year. The aparthotel is taking shape in the Grade II* listed Hornsey Town Hall located in the city’s Crouch End district. Dao by Dorsett Hornsey Town Hall will span four floors, and will include a mix of studios and one-bedroom apartments, many of which, such as the old Borough Treasurer’s room, include original ironmongery and timber panelling that stretches from floor to ceiling.
July 18th 2023