Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, WC1R

Properties to rent and for sale on Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury

Red Lion Square is a quiet but well known square positioned in Bloomsbury. It dates back to 1684, has plenty of history and a real story to tell. It has a one way road going around the outside and it is now home to both residents and places of work. The square, that used to be just a field, takes its name from the ‘Red Lion Inn’ which was a famous pub situated at the front of the field. The immediate area underwent plenty of different phases from its founding through to today. Plenty now believe it is the burial ground of Oliver Cromwell’s body after he was executed in a nearby town, now known as the area of Marble Arch.

It now has a cafe in the middle of the gardens with plenty of seating available for those passing by where you can enjoy a cup of tea and a snack and take in the immediate surroundings. Two famous statues are situated in the square, ‘Bertrand Russell’ and ‘Fenner Brockway’. If you were to visit then you can read their individual plaques and understand their background and what they are known for. Fenner Brockway is famous for his stand for race equality.

The Royal College of Anaesthetists is based on the corner which is the pedestal for the UK standards for all training and development of Anaesthesia. The square has other smaller private businesses that surround it, mostly being home to many successful london lawyers and doctors. One of the developments on the square, Tresham House, is extremely popular with people living in the community due to the spacious flats within the building.

For those that are after a quiet and tranquil setting in the heart of Central London, still within walking distance to Holborn, (Central Line and Piccadilly Line) and Russell Square (Piccadilly Line) tube stations then Red Lion Square is perfect.

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Property To Rent near Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury

£345 pw* (£1,499 pcm)
Newly refurbished apartment on the top floor of an attractive Victorian building in the heart of Bloomsbury, offering sleek, modern decor throughout, hardwood flooring, furnished, integrated appliances and a stunning communal roof terrace.
Studio
1 Bathroom
Tottenham Court Road (0.2M)
Holborn (0.2M)
Covent Garden (0.3M)
£350 pw* (£1,521 pcm) - Let in Feb 19
Set on the first floor this wonderfully presented studio apartment offers wood flooring, plenty of storage and a separate kitchen with integrated appliances, included dishwasher.
Studio
1 Bathroom
Russell Square (0.3M)
King's Cross St. Pancras (0.5M)
London King's Cross (0.5M)
£1,150 pw* (£4,997 pcm) - Under Offer
SHORT LET. This truly stunning mews house set over four floors is ideally located for those looking to explore what London has to offer. Available February until August.
2 bedrooms
3 Bathrooms
Chancery Lane (0.3M)
Russell Square (0.4M)
Holborn (0.4M)

Property For Sale near Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury

£650,000
Fantastically spacious, bright two-bedroom property now available in a much desired, Victorian brick building between Clerkenwell and Bloomsbury. This large flat is in very good condition and boasts two double bedrooms (with scope to create a third), separate living room, separate kitchen, and bathroom.
2 bedrooms
1 Bathroom
Chancery Lane (0.2M)
Farringdon (0.3M)
Farringdon (0.3M)
£1,190,000
A stunning two bedroom, two bathroom luxurious apartment now available in the exclusive 'The Lincolns' development. Located moments from Chancery Lane with easy access to both the City in 10 minutes by tube and all the entertainment of the West End only 10 minutes' walk away this portered building is ideally located to experience the best of London.
2 bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Chancery Lane (0.3M)
Farringdon (0.4M)
Farringdon (0.4M)
£3,000,000
**FREEHOLD OPPORTUNITY** This is a fantastic opportunity to invest in this charming freehold Georgian house built at the turn of the nineteenth century.
7 bedrooms
7 Bathrooms
Russell Square (0.3M)
Chancery Lane (0.5M)
King's Cross St. Pancras (0.5M)
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Bacco (Bloomsbury)
20% off food

Ena Salon (Bloomsbury)
£10 off your first hair or beauty treatment Monday - Friday
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