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29th Annual Rent Ceremony

Trustees, colleagues, old friends and new, were out in force on the 29th June as we prepared, once again, to pay our ‘peppercorn’ rent of apples and flowers to the landlords of Covent Gard…
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Celebrating Christina Smith, OBE

Christina Smith – former Covent Garden entrepreneur, philanthropist, property developer and landlord – has died at the age of 87. Christina, affectionately known as the ‘Queen of Cov…
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A new addition to our team

Miriam Holland recently joined the Trust’s small team as a Heritage & Planning consultant. She has a background in historic environment conservation and lots of experience managing change to…
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Save Museum Street!

A coalition of local groups (including CGAT) has banded together to prevent a redevelopment which, in its current form, could be very damaging for a historic part of central London and the communities…
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Remembering the Fifth Beatle

The address of 13 Monmouth Street, Seven Dials, played an integral part in the creation of popular culture of the 1960s as it was the first London office of Brian Epstein, the manager of The Beatle…
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War Dead Honoured At Last

A memorial to honour the people who worked in the former Covent Garden fruit and vegetable wholesale market who gave their lives in the First and Second World Wars has been unveiled. The unveiling m…
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