Exotic Bond Street

An exotic way to dress a door – but what do you expect on bond Street?

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This striking and exotic design can be found at the side doorway to 24 Old Bond Street, the building that used to belong to the famous perfumers, Atkinsons.

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Atkinsons was founded in 1799 and traded here from 1832, in a building designed for them by Vincent Harris (1876-1971), who designed a number of significant buildings in the first half of the twentieth century, including the Ministry of Defence Main Building on Whitehall. The building was later taken over by J. Fox & Co. and later still became the property of the National Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Society, who currently let space in the building to various businesses, including Salvatore Ferragamo.

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The store was famous enough to appear in one of Mrs Dalloway’s shopping trips in the eponymous novel by Virginia Woolf.  If you are a Woolf fan, you may like to retrace Mrs Dalloway’s steps in person – click here for…

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