The site finished in 1790, Doughty & John Street is an exclusive period tree bordered avenue inside a pop and esteemed Bloomsbury location. The Grade II enrolled district has seen a wealthiness of historical events and noble residents who populated or worked on in the street. Charles Dickens lived at No 48 between 1837 and 1839. When dwelling at Doughty Street he released a few of his most celebrated works, including Oliver Twist, The Pickwick Papers and Nicholas Nickleby. During this time, Doughty Street was gated at either end, and manned by porters. The expanse at present profits from several close amenities, the restored Brunswick Centre provides a diversity of main street shopping boutiques, restaurants, a Waitrose and Cinema while Lambs Conduit Street is a hustling little small town style street with flower shops, first-class restaurants and local businesses.
Doughty Street and its continuation of John Street, is a much demanded location for both residential and commercial occupiers. Primitively a street of residential Georgian townhouses, their employment gradually transformed during the late 1900’s as commercial occupiers, primarily literate groups and law firms bubbling over from the nearby Inn’s of Court took up occupation. From the early 1990’s to till date, Doughty Street has seen revitalizations of residential occupiers turning its fine houses back to family homes. These fresh and wealthy occupants realize that they are living in arguably the best residential location in Bloomsbury.
On an average just two mansions are traded every year on Doughty Street , These grade II ranked houses range in sizing from 3,000 – 6,000 square feet and a few are endowed with long 40 – 70 ft Gardens. There are as well a few aim built and original houses that have been designed as one and two bedroom apartments. The Mews that tend parallel, flanking Doughty & John Street were in the first place constructed as stables for the houses of Doughty & John Street. These unusual cobblestoned streets are now host to an eclectic admixture of commercial spaces, photography studios, apartments and town houses.