From our archive: John Constable’s house at 76 Charlotte Street

The landscape painter John Constable (1776-1837) lived and worked in this house at 76 Charlotte Street. There was a plaque on the building placed by the London County Council stating that John Constable "died here". These photographs from our archive were taken during the early 1960s by a person unknown. If you look carefully at the pictures …

In 1975 the ground floor at 39 Tottenham Street looked like this…

In 1975 the ground floor at 39 Tottenham Street was a disused and boarded up glass shop and looked like this. With the help of local people, and a generous grant, the ground floor and basement were renovated and the Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association formed to run the Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Centre. In June 2015 we celebrate 40 years …

Hidden Fitzrovia: the buildings and their inhabitants

Guided walk: 2.00pm to 3.30pm Saturday 22 June 2013. Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association, 39 Tottenham Street, London W1T 4RX. Join a 90-minute guided walk to discover the buildings, and the famous and infamous people behind the walls. You may discover that things are not quite as they seem in this unusual neighbourhood.  Led by Fitzrovia News …

Lost Fitzrovia: The Gort Estate and Tottenham Court Road

Exhibition: 10am to 4pm, Saturday 22 June, and Sunday 23 June; and additional times of: 5.30pm to 7.30pm, Monday 24 June, and 5.30pm to 6.30pm Tuesday 25 June. Entry: Free. Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association, 39 Tottenham Street, London W1T 4RX. A few yards off one of London’s busiest roads was a warren of workshops, storage units and people’s homes. This …

Buy our Fitzrovia history and poetry books to support our charitable work

Find out more about this fascinating central London district and support charitable work to improve the lives of people living here. Buy one or more of these books to discover more about Fitzrovia and help a local charity. Characters of Fitzrovia by Mike Pentelow and Marsha Rowe. Published by Felix Dennis 2001. Hardback first edition. …