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A Set fit for a Peacock

Unmodernised ‘set’ in “rule-ridden” Albany, Piccadilly that was the London home of eccentric antiques dealer and ‘King of Chelsea’ Christopher Gibbs for...

Lee Brahim Murray-Lamrani (AKA ‘Lightning Lee’ and ‘The Stopwatch’)

The “mastermind of Britain’s biggest cash robbery”, “from the streets kid” and “scary son of a b**ch” Lee Murray was born in Greenwich and...

Mary Millington (marital name Mary Maxted, born Mary Quilter, 1945 – 1979)

Defined as “wanting it and wanting as much as she could get”, tragic English model and pornographic actress Mary Millington “loved money more than...

Eva Lewis: What’s on your mantelpiece?

A 20-question interview with actress turned beauty writer and expert Eva Lewis   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? Positivity and humour:...

The attics of Albany

An opportunity to rent a ‘set’ in the ‘Paradise of Piccadilly’   Albany is a little known building off London’s Piccadilly that is akin to Manhattan’s...

Sloane discretion

Matthew Steeples reviews Chelsea townhouse hotel San Domenico House   San Domenico House is a hidden secret; a small hotel that’s physically minutes from the bustle...

Burnt out

Chelsea is an area where restaurateurs will increasingly struggle   Daphne’s restaurant in Brompton Cross’ Draycott Avenue suffered substantial fire damage on Tuesday this week. Given...

Getting Lyrical

Review: The Lyric in Soho   Soho is an area that one associates with the likes of pornographer Paul Raymond, gambling addict ‘Soho Pam’ and the...

Michael “Chalky” White

This Scottish producer’s life was immortalised in the 2013 crowdfunded film, The Last Impresario. Jewish and educated at the Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz, White moved...

Peter Wetherell: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

20 questions with Peter Wetherell, Mayfair’s leading estate agent   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? The revival of Mayfair as the...
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Moving On – July 2020 – Capone, Conran & Kennedy

Moving on homes owned by the newsworthy – including a country house apartment in a castle currently owned by Jasper Conran and the childhood homes of Al Capone and Jackie Kennedy.